RATINGS: 423   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.67/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tillmac62 (713) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - NOV 9, 2015
Pours a clear golden with a touch of ruby. Normal head volume, poor retention and no lacing. Nice vibrant light nose of light sweet grapefruit over biscuit. As it warms, ginger comes to the forefront. Light body with a texture similar to water. Superb carbonation with a bit of effervescence in the middle and a finely bubbled prickly finish. With more intensity and complexity the flavor profile would be outstanding. Light grapefruit and ginger roll across the biscuit base. Middle bitterness is only a hint. The finish does deliver a nice burst of ginger and a nice spicy heat. Beef this beer up and it is an outstanding contender. As is, its a good lawnmower beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerandhockey8 (386) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - OCT 25, 2015
From 12oz bottle to snifter. Pour was a ruby Amber color. Nose is grapefruit, faint hop, citrus. Taste is light bodied, sweet. Very simple beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
katrinaez (1767) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Very acidic citrus taste and light on any beer flavor. Grapefruit aroma was the best part. Finished drinking it because a friend was very excited to hand it to me. Bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nels0wn (10) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 24, 2015
Clear amber color, with a non-existent head. This essentially looks like slightly carbonated green tea. Has quite a subtle smell with the grapefruit being surprisingly subdued, at least considering my expectations. The label also notes that there is some ginger added - which is definitely noticeable. Overall a gentle, yet easily appreciated scent. While I thought the ginger was fairly subtle in the smell, it utterly dominates the taste. The grapefruit is noticeable, but does not steal the show as it is subdued by the ginger, besides making an appearance a second or two. The carbonation is quite heavy, with both the hops and malts being lacking. Easy to drink, hard to love.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerdrinker79 (2173) - Idaho, USA - SEP 19, 2015
12 oz bottle- Pours mostly clear golden with a crackly white head that reduces immediately leaving a flat looking beer. Aroma is fake citrus fruit, generic beer, sweet. The taste is odd citrus with cigarette ash, weird beer, grapefruit is there, but tastes fake, ginger seems like it doesnt blend well with the beer at all. Poorly made.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OnTheTrail (467) - Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2015
Pours amber, head lasts a bit. Aroma strong red grapefruit, different from citrus hops. Taste is mix of sweetened grapefruit and baking spice.medium carbonation but thin.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Larry_Duffman (498) - - AUG 20, 2015
I poured it from the bottle into a pint glass. The aroma is strong on ginger. The taste is ginger with some grapefruit. Its crisp and somewhat thin. Its a bit too sweet. Its not bad. Its a little too sweet to be a very refreshing summer beer though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ozzy70 (1050) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 8, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Aroma of ginger. Taste of ginger and grapefruit. I dont like grapefruit anyway, and now I dont like it in my beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mjg74 (3077) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Bottle from Capital Market. Medium amber/brownish in color. Nose is mostly ginger, with a bit of sweet fruitiness. Light ginger with a little bit of grapefruit juice. Some graininess as well. Not too exciting.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
DocJitsu (1928) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - JUL 31, 2015
Pours a crystal clear golden color with a fizzy white head. Faint grapefruit on the nose. Wet mouthfeel. Thin, fake grapefruit flavor.

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