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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
Ranking:
#44,168
Reviews:
278
Ratings:
1,294
pDev:
22.33%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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25
Gots:
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Photo of JBtheDrizzle
3.66/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spooky_Action
3.3/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12 oz amber bottle poured into glass mug. Could not locate a manufacturing date on bottle.

A – Clear & golden-red in color. The head only lasted during the pour - the carbonation hissed and ultimately left behind no head or lacing. Some bubbling observed.

S – Mild citrus peel aroma, subtle spiciness. Smell is mild and does not
linger. Nothing unpleasant.

T – Initially I am hit with mild citrus fruitiness - grapefruit and perhaps strawberries (neither sweetness nor tartness dominates). The ginger flavor is less intense than a ginger ale. Hard to notice other flavors. A slight fruity aftertaste - almost no bitterness.

M – A little watery at first, but the carbonation is enough to produce foam to tickle the tongue.

O - An easy, pleasant and simple beer. The overall flavor profile is not robust enough for my liking, but is still refreshing.

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Photo of Dirtydee5
2.37/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Blaahhhhhh it's like cough syrup and ginger mixed together....so really good am I right?

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Photo of LizT
3.36/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

It's a very good ginger taste, but I don't get any grapefruit flavor

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Photo of Kataco16
4.5/5  rDev +41.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I great tasting beer to have

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Photo of hozersr
2.83/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of StrayteEDGE
2.46/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Cannot taste the grapefruit at all, just tastes like I'm drinking pork dumpling sauce

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Photo of confer
3.81/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ovaltine
3.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of shadwow13
3.4/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jemes21
3.32/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kacoenen10
3.5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 98green
3.06/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of a77cj7
3.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of informaticsDoc
3.1/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Awolter
2.94/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of spacecake9
3.6/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I like this beer. Is the spice clove or ginger? The combination with grapefruit works for me.

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Photo of Summer92
3.39/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bluehende
2.04/5  rDev -35.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

A macro lager with mostly ginger. Not good at all.

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Photo of CroatianTrain15
3.81/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of amdg_dtom82
3.37/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of willc321
2.01/5  rDev -36.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

I did not enjoy this beer. Too bitter.

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Photo of Ian_B
3.23/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jwswigs
3.45/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Renegade25
4.6/5  rDev +44.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Yummmm! My wife says she'd "drink the hell out of it."

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Shiner Ruby Redbird from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Beer rating: 3.18 out of 5 with 1,294 ratings
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