Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit) | Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH

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Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit)Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH
Austria
stiegl.co.at

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 2.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by biboergosum on 04-12-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
928
Reviews:
137
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
13.9%
 
 
Wants:
43
Gots:
235
For Trade:
1
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3.3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.83/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.8/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of OneTuffPony
3.98/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of robear
3.92/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JC333
3.89/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beginner2
3.37/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

There is a season and a time for this beer: summer, humid and after playing two hours of tennis.
My doubles partner got me started on this, so I probably had ten last summer.
However, I would have to be afraid of Lake Michigan water to have two of these in one day.

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Photo of AfricanPete14
3.49/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This pours a cloudy straw color producing a small head which dissipates quickly. Smells of grapefruit and citrus with a hint of grain from the beer. Taste is crisp, smooth and refreshing with a good fruity taste, however the lack of alcohol is a turn off, it tastes like a San Pellegrino. Aftertaste is full of citrus flavor. Carbonation is at a good level.

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Photo of mothmanscott
3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy medium straw producing less than a finger of rapidly diminishing, slightly off-white, champagne-like head that leaves no lacing & only a thin collar ring. Aroma is remarkably reminiscent of citrus cola like briney Mountain Dew or Ski with hints of grain. There are some more subtle notes that I can make out but can't quite place. Taste is overwhelmingly grapefruit & salt with hints of lemon-lime, mineral water & grain. The drying finish is briney & lemon-lime citrusy with a peppery spiciness. Aftertaste is ginger, low level citrus, salt & mineral. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with lively carbonation, ginger ale dryness, spicy & prickly. I have checked online but can't discover if this is brewed with salt but it damn sure tastes salty! In fact more salty than a Gose. Perhaps I have a screwed up pallet. Very drinkable and quite refreshing it is very reminiscent of some Shandy's but more favorable.

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3.62/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.26/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.21/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle. Sample pour. Poured a hazy orange color. Aroma is quite sweet. Sweetened grapefruit juice. Light wheat smell, too. Flavor is entirely the same. Sweet, sugary grapefruit juice. Wheaty finish. Slightly artificial. Feel has a sort of sugary texture to it. Such a low dosage of alcohol. A lot like the grapefruit Sanpellegrino. Not really my speed.

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4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.08/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.04/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.34/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.04/5  rDev +8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.62/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.51/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Wurst in Calgary
Slightly hazy, straw yellow, bright white fizzy head. Decent retention, thinnest of lace lines.
Smell is quite refreshing, grapefruit dominates, faint grain or wheat.
Taste has a bit of grain, lots of grapefruit, nice mix of sweet and tart, dry finish.
Mouth feel is crisp, light body, refreshing, easy to drink.

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Photo of ChrisCage
4.18/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A- Love the design of the can...very lively looking! The beer itself is pale yellow in color....think lemonade, but more hazy than normal! The head is white, and starts about one finger thick but it quickly dissipates into a ring around the glass...to be expected with this style I suppose. The lacing is actually quite impressive with many small patches of foam that sticks to the glass...carbonation is normal in appearance!

S- Heavy grapefruit, orange and really a medley of any given citrus...due to the 50% fruit juice in the mix...perhaps like a pamplemousse soda....slightly sugary but nothing to be offended about....slightly beer like and of juice!

T- Heavy grapefruit and orange zest flavors! Much like a spritzer and/or pop....nothing much more to say here....super fruity...perhaps sweetened up a bit but nice balance between sweet and tart.

M/O- Light and crisp on the palate and plenty of champagne like carbonation! Very highly drinkable and a perfect hot summer refresher.....I haven't had a lot of Radlers to date but this one is super enjoyable and I can see myself on the beach with this...and getting a tan too of course! Recommended!

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Photo of stevoj
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Not hard to see why this has taken over so many tap handles here. Pure grapefruit, light lager in the background, just as it should be. Pure refreshnent!

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Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit) from Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH
3.74 out of 5 based on 928 ratings.
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