RATINGS: 418   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Austinista (11) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 28, 2012
I feel so perverse liking this. It kind of sucks even for beer you’d gift your mom. But I like it. Seems dirty to have worked on my palate then throw it away on this. Maybe it’s the thrill of tossing subtlety out the window. Very Texan.


2.5
Shag (3036) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - OCT 7, 2017
A pinkish orange color with almost no head. The aroma is heavy on ginger with some red grapefruit. The flavor is slightly sour with the ginger standing out over the grapefruit. This should be called "Ginger Grapefruit" Overall not offensive its ok but weird.

2.9
raymow (1732) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 8, 2017
bottled - nice amber color. Aroma and flavor of ginger with just a hint of grapefruit.

3
dstarnick (24) - - JUL 30, 2017
Not too bad, good taste.................,,,......................... via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
yespr (47056) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2017
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is citrusy. Slight grassy. Light ginger note. Mild herbal. Citrusy and medium dry finish.

3.3
can8ianben (1577) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2017
A lovely, refreshing, summer beverage. It is a big step from a basic beer recipe with so many flavor additives, but I appreciated its nuances. I love grapefruit, but I’m not sure I’d order it again.

2.6
Grovlam (4252) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2017
Bottle. Small fizzy white head. Clear yellow color. Aroma of light fruit, grape, malt. Light body. Light sweet flavor. Light citrus finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
Cakes (460) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 3, 2017
12 oz. bottle - a nice summer beer. The aroma is probably it’s strongest side. I don’t think that I would buy an entire case of this, but it was refreshing and you can feel the fruit

3.2
05barnold (44) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 1, 2017
Poured from a can. Thin white head. Clear yellow pour. Carbonated well. Wanted more aroma. Crisp flavor, with a hint of grapefruit at the end. Great summer beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
freekyp (2387) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - JUN 18, 2017
A bit underrated IMO. Fresh red grapefruit aroma and flavor. A mild gingery finish. Active carbonation. It really did the trick after some hot summer yard work; very quenching. Pours pink hued blonde with just a wisp of head. Ultimately, it does what I think the brewers intended.

3.2
ginotarugo (70) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2017
Pleasant fruity aroma. Minimal head that quickly disappeared. Tastes like a cheap or water-downed version of Schofferhofer’s grapefruit beer, and with a slight bitter/ginger aftertaste. Still, it was thirst quenching and overall is a bit underrated.


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