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Redd's Apple Ale - Miller Brewing Co.

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Redd's Apple AleRedd's Apple Ale

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Ratings: 708
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 2.67
pDev: 30.71%
Wants: 6
Gots: 108 | 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:
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(Beer added by: Pegasus on 11-18-2012)
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1.9/5  rDev -28.8%

Best by Aug 5, 2013:

Pours light golden with a heavy fizz sound that quickly ends. There is no head or lacing.

The smell is awful. Stale bread and rotten apple.

The taste isn't much better. There is a hint of caramel under the bland yeast and sweet apple skin.

It is fizzy and light-bodied. Leaves a tingle on the tongue.

I think I overrated this. This is horrible. Is this beer or a sweet fruity malt beverage? I'm leaning towards the latter.

05-21-2013 19:41:44 | More by jwc215
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2.75/5  rDev +3%

05-21-2013 05:02:48 | More by beerhan
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4.5/5  rDev +68.5%

05-21-2013 02:08:50 | More by Jeff22
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2.75/5  rDev +3%

05-19-2013 02:26:34 | More by bzach
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3.75/5  rDev +40.4%

05-19-2013 00:31:35 | More by sh00ky
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3/5  rDev +12.4%

05-16-2013 16:11:12 | More by JamesShoemaker
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2/5  rDev -25.1%

05-14-2013 01:40:11 | More by sgttibbs
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West Virginia

2.14/5  rDev -19.9%

Here we go Redd's the commercials are funny the beer is an apple ale a combination of an ale with natural apple flavor and caramel color. Fizzy white head dwindles to nothing in no time at all, large bubbled fizzy carbonation disappears in literally no time at all, apple juice looking body. Aroma apple hand soap or shampoo with tart sliced natural apple flavoring, no real signs of beer. "It's not a cider" (in my best Arnold from Kindergarten Cop "it's not a tumor" voice, it's Redd's Apple Ale, dammit...the flavor is of stale beer and natural apples is not overwhelming nor is it beer it's pseudo cider. When I grow up I want to be made of real Fuji apples not some concentrated apple flavoring that was naturally made in a chemistry lab. Body is light with fizzy carbonation really not offensive I wish I could tell you this was as tasty as any of the Angry Orchard or more established ciders out there however, it's just not...it's a Miller fabrication brewed by Redd's Brewing Co. in Albany, GA.

05-13-2013 21:29:11 | More by WVbeergeek
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2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

05-10-2013 16:22:48 | More by Artjsantos
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2.09/5  rDev -21.7%

Gold color. No head at all. There was some transient fizziness. Looks like stillwater.

Smells like candy apples, Jolly Ranchers, and wet grain. Rough.

Tangy sugars, sweetened apple cider, Jolly Ranchers, hint of clove, and grain water. Sugary and obscene. Ugly Nutrasweet finish, like fake apple and aspartame. This might be beer?

Difficult to drink, nearly impossible to finish. Low carbonation and watery body. Not enough heft to even be very sticky.

Rating this as a fruit beer? What a joke.

05-10-2013 13:31:31 | More by thecheapies
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2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

05-10-2013 05:52:44 | More by Xzfgiimtsath
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2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

05-09-2013 02:57:04 | More by Brian15
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West Virginia

3/5  rDev +12.4%

05-07-2013 12:30:43 | More by williamjbauer
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5/5  rDev +87.3%

05-05-2013 20:10:10 | More by HideYaBeer
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North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

05-05-2013 15:13:55 | More by ZEB89
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2.44/5  rDev -8.6%

Poured into a Dogfish Head pint glass. Pours a pale apple juice amber with very little head, but a ring around the glass. Aroma is a light apple juice and an unidentifiable, somehwhat off-putting vegetable odor, it might be the light malt interacting to the apple in a way that I was not expecting. Flavor is mild hard apple cider mixed with light sweet malt. The same oddly flavored interaction between the malt and the apple juice flavors affects the taste as well. Light bodied. The flavor combination did not work for me, but fortunately, it is all so attenuated in flavor that it is not difficult to finish. I was also lucky that we got our first really warm day, so a cheap, light tasting 16 oz. can filled a niche in the day. I was fooled into to buying this beer from the "new" brewery "Redd's Brewing". I now know this is one the of the many BMG fake brewery names. The good news is that at least I have reviewed my first Miller product. Tick. Glad I did this one after mowing the grass, it was at least refreshing while dehydrated.

05-05-2013 01:21:22 | More by LiquidAmber
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3.25/5  rDev +21.7%

05-03-2013 14:24:51 | More by Ryankarver
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3.53/5  rDev +32.2%

At first taste, I was disgusted. But it was because I was expecting almost like a very sweet wine cooler. But I was hit instead with what tasted like somebody mixed a miller with apple juice. It takes a couple swallows to get used to the taste. After a bit the flavor starts mixing a lot better. Definitely tastes like a cider. I like the sharp feeling carbonation, making the mouth feel rating for me very high. Nothing great overall, but it's not half bad.

05-01-2013 03:28:44 | More by teds101
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2.75/5  rDev +3%

04-30-2013 12:26:19 | More by garfscores
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South Dakota

3/5  rDev +12.4%

04-29-2013 00:32:41 | More by Pacioli1445
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3/5  rDev +12.4%

04-26-2013 23:36:08 | More by HeyYoMar
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4/5  rDev +49.8%

04-25-2013 21:47:14 | More by Peanut2074
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3.25/5  rDev +21.7%

04-25-2013 16:17:25 | More by Lang44
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3.65/5  rDev +36.7%

The Redd Apple Ale was a light coloring an smelled fruity especially of apples and a little kick of citrus. I liked it because it did not taste exactly like beer and it was very sweet. It had a good cider taste to it and the mothfeel was good as well.

04-25-2013 05:14:16 | More by armiakhe
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1.66/5  rDev -37.8%

This was another single bottle purchase I notices at Kroger. I would not buy this again because I'm not a big fan of sweet and/or fruit flavor beer and this was just that. Personally I would/could drink no more than one or two in recession. I am also unaware of the nutrients but I would imagine it would turn me further away.

04-25-2013 02:21:45 | More by json83
Redd's Apple Ale from Miller Brewing Co.
63 out of 100 based on 708 ratings.