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RATINGS: 355   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.65   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Shiner Ruby Redbird is brewed with genuine Texas Rio Red Grapefruit, the signature sweet citrus of the Rio Grande Valley, and ginger. This lager beer features grapefruit tartness and finishes with a ’lil kick of ginger. With Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit and Ginger, Shiner Ruby Redbird is a crisp and refreshing summer beer.


1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
TXBadger (1398) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Pours a clear amber with off-white head. Grapefruits on the nose with a little other citrus; follows onto the palate. Finishes with sweetness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rondphoto (2046) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUN 24, 2014
@ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear deep amber with a head that quickly fizzes to the rim, no lace. Very still beer. Taste is malt with some grapefruit, and, yes, some ginger toward the end. Pretty simple to drink. Not bad, just....not good enough to remember.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Niko100 (2009) - Illinois, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Nice amber color; Medium body; Aroma of yeast, & some ginger; Flavor of malt/yeast, grain, some spice, and citrus; Tastes like club soda.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Darwenus (554) - Virginia, USA - JUN 22, 2014
This beer is pretty terrible. It is nice looking, I’ll give it that. Bright, clear amber, lots of carbonation, but no foam at all. No lace. The smell reminds me of the water that peas have been boiled in. There is a sulfur quality to the smell, too. The flavor is tart and flat. It’s like someone mixed an average adjunct lager with some citrus juice and let it sit for a long time. I’ll never drink this again.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
andyhwcinc (1449) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 20, 2014
It's ok not very good. It's ok not very good. It's ok not very good. It's ok not very good. It's ok not very good. It's ok not very good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Darkmagus82 (1436) - - JUN 19, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 6-10-12- Served on tap in a pint glass Appearance – Served a amber color with a tiny white foam of a head. The foam head faded fast to give almost no lacing. Smell – The aromas were of a light wheat maltiness with a good deal of sweet grapefruit aroma. Taste – The taste was very similar to the nose. It had a light wheat base which in the beginning that was mixed with a sweeter grapefruit flavor. The grapefruit bittered a bit as the taste went on leaving a light sour taste to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer was quite light and the carbonation level was very average. The light body suited the grapefruit flavors well, although a more robust level of carbonation may have been more fitting for the beer. Overall – Very easy to drink on a warm summer day (which is how I had it). With the low abv and easy drinking style it makes for a good session beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MiamiBarman (34) - Miami, Florida, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Nice golden color with an adequate head and some lacing. The aroma can be described as sweet, with notes of ginger coming on strong and assorted citrus beyond that. Light-bodied on the tongue, drinks a little too easy. It’s like if you bit into a grapefruit and felt an initial burst of flavor, and then it dissipates rapidly into nothing. The finish leaves plenty to be desired and is not interesting at all. This is something to be drank ice cold and at a picnic, barbecue, or the beach. It’s drinkable, but lacking plenty.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
hopbag (90) - - JUN 12, 2014
Looks and smells okay, but not a very good beer. The grapefruit juice comes out muddled by the fermentation and tastes like the rind or pulp. Some ginger comes through, not overdone. Chewing on pulp is the overall impression.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
fakebeersnob (155) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Wow, this is horrible. Smells - grapefruit and ginger. Copper penny color with no real head. Carbonation bubbles throughout. This does not taste good. Watery. Ginger. Grapefruit. Weak lager. The original Shiner Bock is not the greatest, but I always have a soft spot for it. This might have just ripped that soft spot out and spat on it. This is truly an unpleasant beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
blklab2007 (1974) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Bottle poured a dark golden color with a thin coating of white head. Aroma has ginger, very light grapefruit, and not much more. Mouth feel is light and the carbonation average. Flavor really has a ginger kick, mild citrus, wet herbs, and mild bitterness. Somewhat like a ginger ale hybrid.


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