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RATINGS: 357   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 ílil kick of ginger. With Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit and Ginger, Shiner Ruby Redbird is a crisp and refreshing summer beer.


1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
fakebeersnob (183) - 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 (2015) - 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.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
brokephibroke (293) - Mead, Colorado, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Can. Clear pinkish gold pour with tannish head. Aroma of ginger and malt, like a ginger beer. This beer is quite bizarre. Ginger and grapefruit dominate. Bitter finish. I bought 6, but that will likely be it.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ericwill99 (61) - Texas, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Light, fruity, gingery. Not a "real" beer, but a tasty summer beverage. Sometimes the low alcohol is handy a well.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Leafs93 (1752) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Pours reddish amber with an off white head. Aroma is grapefruit, ginger and more citrus. Taste is tangy sweet. Medium bodied with some stickiness on the finish.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
merc7186 (2256) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Aroma: Ginger Ale Appearance: Amber Hue, Passes Some Light, Extremely Thin White Head Ring, Almost No Lacing Taste: Ginger Ale, Mild Pink Grapefruit Mouthfeel: Poor Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Semi Sweet, Very Watery

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rubbishystuff (1880) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Thanks to Tina for this. This is a pure summer, donít think to much about it, look Iím a ginger grapefruit juice with beer sort of drink. Tastes much how you would imagine but thinner palate. If it is hot this is a good idea, if not well maybe not. I enjoyed it for what it was. Serving: Can

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beergeek23322 (2481) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUN 2, 2014
6/1/14. From bottle. Amber with a thin fizzy white head. Refreshing, but one is more than enough. The fruit flavors are just too overwhelming.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
HEPNER (2) - Waller, Texas, USA - JUN 1, 2014 does not count
My second favorite Shiner beer, next to the FM 1966 Farmhouse Ale. However, with the added ginger and grapefruit, itís really refreshing hot summer day dark beer. Love it!

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
solidfunk (4493) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 27, 2014
I donít know what this is but it taste like lemon peppercorn. Pours golden amber with ok head and lacing. Ginger. Light sour and sweet finish. On tap at DC Summerfest.


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