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:
1,285
Reviews:
275
Avg:
3.13
pDev:
22.68%
 
 
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25
Gots:
388
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0
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Ratings: 1,285 |  Reviews: 275
Photo of renegadeburger
3.96/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

what an interesting color for a beer was happy to see this on tap the person next to me drying it and it looked like a sparkling wine

this aroma smells just like a citrus fruit but underneath that there is that beer smell if that makes any sense

I drank two of them and I'm glad I did it was almost like a breakfast drink I will have more if I see it

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Photo of S-Taylor
3.4/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TownDunkel
3.96/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shiner makes a great product, I may be biased due to it being the beer of Texas.

Appearance - The grapefruit makes the usual shiner look a reddish brown. It matches the taste and expectations well

Smell - It has a decent smell of the usual shiner but I didn't pick up any citrus. If it would have just a little bit more scent to it I would have been very satisfied

Taste - Now this is a summer beer! It is a great lambric style with a shiner front along with the beautiful sour/sweet grapefruit. I never would have thought it would be good mix, but it works well.

Mouthfeel - Superb mouthfeel with the right amount of carbonation with citrus.

Overall - This is my summer beer. I usually do the Shiner 102 or hefeweizen but I have a new daily drinker

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Photo of frinknasty
3.5/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jemes21
3.32/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rpenterics
2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

Photo of woggydoggy
3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of ByMySword
3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

Photo of etreesh
3.96/5  rDev +26.5%

Photo of MikeyC37
4/5  rDev +27.8%

Photo of sonnydeezy
2.25/5  rDev -28.1%

Photo of Beer_Slayer
3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of Ike_Potter
2.66/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Nice ruby-tinted amber color, but very little head.
Not much aroma to speak of.
Definite ginger flavor coming off the first sip. Little to no grapefruit flavor or feel despite the name sake.
Suggests it is best when served ice cold. Mildly refreshing at ice cold, but there are more refreshing beers with a lot more to offer.
Overall it doesn't do much well apart from color.

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Photo of Danielbt
4.25/5  rDev +35.8%

Photo of andrewkgray91
2.25/5  rDev -28.1%

Photo of cousineddy
3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

Photo of Jabartheljr
3/5  rDev -4.2%

Photo of WKrieger
2.5/5  rDev -20.1%

Photo of brandoncun
3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of Yjt2
3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of TheDrunkGnoll
3/5  rDev -4.2%

Photo of mful2875
2.25/5  rDev -28.1%

Photo of Dirtydee5
2.37/5  rDev -24.3%
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 Danflurry
3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of RossR
3/5  rDev -4.2%

Shiner Ruby Redbird from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
3.13 out of 5 based on 1,285 ratings.
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