Ruby Red 8 Days A Week
Southern Tier Brewing Company

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From:
Southern Tier Brewing Company
 
New York, United States
Style:
American Blonde Ale
Ranked #64
ABV:
4.8%
Score:
87
Ranked #17,066
Avg:
3.88 | pDev: 8.25%
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
7
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jun 25, 2022
Added:
Jun 10, 2020
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  0
SCORE
87
Very Good
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Notes: Our infinitely drinkable ale 8 Days a Week just got even more delicious with RUBY RED GRAPEFRUIT. Bursting with citrus, low bitterness and a clean finish, Ruby Red 8 Days a Week is a refreshing beer that can keep up with your adventures.
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Rated: 3.83 by j0hnc2468 from New York

Jun 25, 2022
 
Rated: 3.98 by DVMin98 from North Carolina

May 16, 2022
 
Rated: 4.52 by fishguyac from Virginia

Sep 10, 2021
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Reviewed by VABA from Virginia

4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a light golden color with a slight head and lacing
Aroma has ruby red grapefruit hints
The taste follows the nose with a ruby red grapefruit flavor
A light bodied decently carbonated beer
A good Blonde Ale
Aug 29, 2021
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Reviewed by charlesw from New York

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
“Limited release” cans. Second eight pack I’ve bought and I’m going back for more! Best by date is over 3 months away. When fridge cold this is an amazingly thirst quenching easy drinker for hot summer days.

Pours an interesting pale color - a lot like a light cider. Fluffy white head - not super tight but appreciable. Smells like grapefruit peels! Ew! But it has a wonderful and crisp flavor. Hmm. This tastes and feels like a Genesee Cream Ale. Well, just a touch dryer, perhaps, and with fruity undertones (and over nose :) )

Well, it’s a smooth and crisp easy drinking low alcohol beer. Perfect for summer!
Jul 25, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire

Jun 13, 2021
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Reviewed by DrDemento456 from Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Woah this is pretty good! Great bready background flavor just the right amount of grapefruit and a crisp finish! If your expecting more than this from a simple blonde ale you might be clinically insane but for a light beer this is actually very good and easy to crush!
Jun 01, 2021
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Reviewed by RobertB412 from Pennsylvania

3.17/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
12 oz can poured into a pint glass with a slightly hazy straw color, quickly disappearing head and minimal lacing. Smells of citrus, mild grapefruit. Taste is very light with some grapefruit and low bitterness. Light body with decent carbonation and dry finish. Overall, a decent light beer for hot days.
May 24, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by Maillard from Ohio

May 17, 2021
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Reviewed by rudiecantfail from Pennsylvania

3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
12 ounce can poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

L---Hazy, bright golden color. Big, fluffy white head that had ok retention and nice lacing.

S---Sweet. Bright citrus (grapefruit). None of the bitterness of grapefruit.

T---Follows the nose very closely.

F---Fairly light feel. Ample carbonation. Juicy & wet.

O---Decent, wouldn't seek it out, but I'd pound a few on a summer's day.
Jan 31, 2021
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Reviewed by izraelc from New York

4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a light gold. Slight grapefruit aroma. Tart and crisp with a light grape fruit flavor. Very refreshing. I would definitely drink this 8 days a week.
Aug 01, 2020
 
Rated: 3.57 by tdm168 from Pennsylvania

Jul 19, 2020
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Reviewed by dd53grif from Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours a light gold color with a foamy white head that disappears quickly. Aroma is grapefruit. Tastes like a light beer with grapefruit juice added. Slightly bitter finish. Crisp and dry. Would be a good beer to drink after cutting the grass.
Jul 05, 2020
 
Rated: 3.5 by jschott75 from Illinois

Jun 22, 2020
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Reviewed by mikeinportc from New York

3.72/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Canned 5/18/20.

Translucent gold, with moderate, quickly-dissipating white head.

Smell is fresh red grapefruit, with a little fresh white bread aroma.

Taste is light, slightly sweet grapefruit, the mild coriander spiciness of the base beer, and a touch of bread crust . Light bitterness, that lingers a bit.

Feel is light, with medium carbonation.

Overall, while it's OK in its own right, I don't think it compares favorably with the base beer. Disappointing in that regard. YMMV, so worth a try if you like grapefruit.
Jun 10, 2020
Ruby Red 8 Days A Week from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 15 ratings