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:
918
Reviews:
134
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
13.9%
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
225
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 918 |  Reviews: 134
Photo of EdgarGerik
4.58/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Smak_Hermann
4.11/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Michael_H
4.57/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Like Will Smith said, Summer, Summer, Summer Time...

This is often referred to as German Gatorade(even though its from Austria). In Europe this is a big day drink, you can bike around town, kick some back and not be bothered. Perfect alternative to beer for a long day of tailgating. At 2.5 percent ABV, you can see how this can be a functional day drink.

It's light, refreshing and just the right amount of sweet.
Smells like grapefruit. Goes down best on a hot summer day.

As far as Radlers go, this one is my favorite. Followed by Schöfferhoffer(though this one is much more sweet, and I think the Stiegl has a better balance). Not a fan of the UFO one at all. The Grapefruit Sculpin I could give or take as well.

All in all, it is what it is, a low alc bevvie that goes down easy. Enjoy!

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Photo of dvmin98
3.01/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of bigleague
3.57/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed in Vegas. Too much like a grapefruit flavored soda. Too sweet.

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Photo of whispernmyghost
4.56/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 4ster
3.71/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DissentFatsquirrel
4.4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of stakem
3.8/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle into a tulip. The brew appears a very pale yellow with a fizzy head that dies fast.

This smells like floral grapefruit juice. All sugary sweetness and juicy zested grapefruit.

This tastes sweet like cereal grain and then grapefruit soda? I never tasted grapefruit before without any perceived bitterness. I guess this is what its like when you dominate it with sugar. Not much more to say, this is all grapefruit zest and juicy sweetness.

Its light bodied and moderately carbonated. Effortlessly poundable and so refreshing. This is a beer with a purpose and specific time/place where it seems most appropriate but not something id drink on the reg. If this style/beer blend is your jam you should check it out.

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Photo of TheRuneBrigade
3.34/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jpatton94
4.31/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jhavey
3.6/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mrsdearlady
4.61/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

It's fucking delicious!

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Photo of jvgoor3786
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of jheimiller
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hohnbaum
4.2/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aaronyoung01
3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LannahC
3.6/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MysticJim
3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of yinz11
4.29/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mebuzzard
3.59/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of A221V
5/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of OnryAndMean
3.34/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Pour a large white head, frothy and uneven, close to three fingers on the pour, poor retention as the head dissolves at a swift pace, the lacing looks decent at first but likewise does not stick around. Cloudy liquid, has a sort of washed out golden hue as if you tried to stare at the sun through it, few and random bubbles wander inside the glass. Brisk nose of grapefruit, fresh and in no way overly sweet, almost like citrus blossom, there is just maybe an undercurrent of wheat or some grains but basically all you get is pure grapefruit scents. Medium-bodied, the carbonation is low but it really does not have to do much work anyway since here too it’s totally fresh grapefruit which brings enough pucker to keep it active. Floral with a modicum of apricot or peach flavors and something akin to tonic water or baking soda. There may be a tendency to consider this a gimmicky beer but it is really straightforwardly classy and transcends the hot summer day categorization.

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Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit) from Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH
3.74 out of 5 based on 918 ratings.
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