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Redd's Apple Ale - Miller Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
64
poor

624 Ratings
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Ratings: 624
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 2.69
pDev: 30.11%
Wants: 5
Gots: 71 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Pegasus on 11-18-2012)
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mychalg9

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-11-2013 02:18:00 | More by mychalg9
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Bill_Murray

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev +30.1%

07-10-2013 03:20:30 | More by Bill_Murray
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Brookebby

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -7.1%

07-09-2013 03:02:45 | More by Brookebby
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BrentBeer1169

Maryland

4.43/5  rDev +64.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Taste: A good Miller Light with Apple flavor. Bottle states that real apples are used, I can taste it.

Isn't foamy at all. A good smooth drink from the time you open it to when its alittle warm and down to the bottom.

One of my favorite Beers from Miller Co. Even that I'm a huge Coors fan!

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2013 23:03:57 | More by BrentBeer1169
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MindEyeSight

Indiana

2/5  rDev -25.7%

07-08-2013 20:51:41 | More by MindEyeSight
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hardy008

Minnesota

1.36/5  rDev -49.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Pours light gold with no head and no lacing. Smells like artificial apple juice, not a very strong aroma.

tastes like watered down artificial apple juice with some grains. Doesn't taste like beer or cider at all. I would not believe this is beer, or was supposed to be, if it wasn't for the label calling this an Ale.

Thin and watery with too much carbonation. This is terrible. I'm sure it would seem even worse if I drank it side by side with New Glarus Apple Ale, which I like very much. This beer isn't even close to being as good as the New Glarus offering.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2013 20:03:03 | More by hardy008
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Mattyb79

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -7.1%

07-05-2013 23:10:44 | More by Mattyb79
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Zorro

California

2.59/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Clear light gold colored beer with no head whatsoever looks like an apple cider.

Smells like apple cider. strong apple with a little corn, very much more like cider than beer in scent.

Starts out tasting like watered down apple cider with a little sweet and sour apple flavor going on. What this tastes like and probably is Apple Cider mixed with miller lite. Not sure who this is for beer drinkers ashamed to drink cider or cider drinkers who want to drink beer? Tastes OK, but seriously pick one don't mix them in to what amounts to watered down cider or sweetened lite beer?

Mouthfeel is light and bubbly again sort of like cider.

Overall it is Miller Lite and Apple Cider, I fail to see the point.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2013 23:20:16 | More by Zorro
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brett606

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -7.1%

07-04-2013 23:10:35 | More by brett606
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scratch69

Missouri

2.56/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I poured a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance- Clear golden color that resembles apple juice. No head and no lacing.

Smell- Faint aroma of apples.

Taste- Tastes like a cider. There nothing about it's flavor that suggests beer in any way.

Mouthfeel- Thin bodied with a below average amount of carbonation. Sticky feeling left in the mouth after the swallow.

Overall- This is not beer and should be marketed as a cider. That being said the flavor wasn't bad.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2013 20:07:28 | More by scratch69
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Alextricity

Michigan

2.6/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Clear bottle. Looks like apple juice... not like a beer at all. Appears heavily carbonated.

Smell: Not bad... just smells like, again, apple juice.

Taste: Apple juice. Or cider. It tastes apple-like on the front and is sweet and maybe somewhat sour for a split second, and then it's just gone. Not like a beer at all, in my opinion. The feel is pretty highly carbonated.

Redd's is HIGHLY drinkable, but nothing about this reminds me of beer. It drinks like hard apple juice, which isn't a bad thing, but as a beer, it's awful. I prefer this to something like a Mike's (I find that to be way too sweet), so that's saying something.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2013 22:56:43 | More by Alextricity
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beernads

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -7.1%

07-03-2013 09:34:38 | More by beernads
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Bromine

Florida

3/5  rDev +11.5%

07-03-2013 04:10:10 | More by Bromine
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ahommell

Mississippi

1.75/5  rDev -34.9%

07-03-2013 01:43:31 | More by ahommell
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ridgeline23

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-02-2013 10:28:19 | More by ridgeline23
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SocalKicks

California

2.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-02-2013 02:09:34 | More by SocalKicks
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DeFaz

Ohio

2.85/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Redd's Apple Ale is by no means a "craft beer". It's marketed to mainstream beer drinkers (and those who find the taste of beer offensive) and is owned by the world-renowned Miller Corporation (sarcasm). Anyway, I hate to say it, but I like this one. It starts sweet, finishes tart, and goes down really, really easy. You'll have three, four, five, six of them before you even realize it. I can't help but enjoy this even though I know that, based on everything I know about ale, this really shouldn't be so enjoyable. Now, there's no denying that Redd's uses artificial flavoring including caramel color, which gives it that irresistible (albeit fake) beautiful color. It's not going to pour a large head, nor is it going to have any complicated hop/malt flavors. But, for a mid-summer beer aiming to quench thirst, it manages to get the job done. Am I embarrassed that I drink it? Yes. But does it accomplish what it sets out to do? Yes. Snub your nose at it if you wish, but have a couple and you'll want a couple more.

Bottom line: I know this isn't supposed to be "good", but I'm not going to apologize for drinking it once in a while.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2013 02:42:21 | More by DeFaz
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WillWillows

Ohio

2.48/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

This could have been really good. We had a cider press when I was a kid and threw the old apples in and squeezed the juice out and let them ferment. This could have had that kind of taste but missed it. Not bad on a hot, summer day, but could have been so much better.

Serving type: can

06-30-2013 02:05:27 | More by WillWillows
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MSandahl23

Indiana

2.25/5  rDev -16.4%

06-29-2013 13:32:35 | More by MSandahl23
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Jerid

Florida

3/5  rDev +11.5%

06-26-2013 15:48:10 | More by Jerid
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -25.7%

06-23-2013 19:08:35 | More by ejimhof
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DukeX13

Illinois

3/5  rDev +11.5%

06-23-2013 05:43:31 | More by DukeX13
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Dweedlebug

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-21-2013 21:41:13 | More by Dweedlebug
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bigeyedfish89

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +39.4%

06-21-2013 17:50:02 | More by bigeyedfish89
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pmorey

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -7.1%

06-21-2013 12:42:11 | More by pmorey
Redd's Apple Ale from Miller Brewing Co.
64 out of 100 based on 624 ratings.