Shiner Ruby Redbird | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Texas, United States
shiner.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.01%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by wagenvolks on 03-17-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,278
Reviews:
275
Avg:
3.13
pDev:
22.68%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
380
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0
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Photo of Brew_ski
3.71/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Walnut
3/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jg24rules
2.94/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of joegallows
3/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of wuthrichj15
3/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of godawgs
3.86/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of CrimeDog
2.88/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of TheBigBoy
2.67/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of sparx1100
2.84/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bushwack
2.71/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of NickMunford
3.25/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NordicViking913
4.14/5  rDev +32.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Taste a good amount of grapefruit, and definite notes of ginger on the back end. Overall not a bad beer.

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Photo of baseballandbrews2005
4.06/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DavidRolle
4.14/5  rDev +32.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Really crisp and refreshing yet bitter like a grapefruit and has the smell of fruity pebbles. I loved how much of a grapefruit and ginger character there is in this beer.

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Photo of nicksamuelson
3.15/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mikr
2/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of ChefRaku
4.25/5  rDev +35.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

The color and feel of this brew is good. It has a Bock taste but very clean with the essential oils of the Rio Red grapefruit from the Valley. I suppose that is why it is seasonal and sells out quickly. It is very refreshing on a hot day. Don't expect sweet as the tang on the tongue and slightly bitter burst in the mouth yields a fresh overall quench. Ice cold after mowing the lawn is a treat. Served a bit more warm sitting outside under a cooling starry night yields more robust complexity from roasted grains and citrus tannins.

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3.25/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Alphakitty
2.91/5  rDev -7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Waveoff
3.56/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NastyNorseman
2.84/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

This tasted like beer water. Looks were deceiving as it poured okay, amber-orange with an inch of white head that disipated rapidly. No lacing at all. Smelled of grapefruit, ginger, and malt. Well balanced but thin and watery in flavor. The recommendation to serve ice cold tips Shiner's hand. This is a fruity saison that's best drank while mowing the grass if ever.

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Photo of Cuervo_PCB
3/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of freewill35
3.25/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.66/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of zachthelaxer93
3.99/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Shiner Ruby Redbird from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
3.13 out of 5 based on 1,278 ratings.
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