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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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868 Ratings
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Ratings: 868
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 2.69
pDev: 31.23%
Wants: 12
Gots: 201 | FT: 1
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:
Beer added by: Pegasus on 11-18-2012

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2/5  rDev -25.7%

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2/5  rDev -25.7%

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3/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of alphagnome
3.31/5  rDev +23%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep golden color and it's clear as water. No head present despite my best efforts with a hard pour and carbonation is minimal.

This one smells of nothing but apples, not a problem if you like apples, but nothing else is present. Personally, I love apples, so naturally I find the aroma quite pleasant.

Sweet up front with a tart finish that is distinctly apple - surprise! It's very crisp and refreshing with the alcohol being nearly impossible to detect. Aftertaste is sweet and slightly malty and sticks around for awhile.

When taking a sip, there is no noticeable carbonation from this light-bodied beverage.

If you like apple then this is worth checking out. It's good. it's cheap. And it's incredibly refreshing on a hot summer day.

Photo of Basshooker
1.5/5  rDev -44.2%

Photo of Stinkypuss
1.24/5  rDev -53.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.25

Clear very light golden color, no real head to speak of. Smells like apple cider and a skunks ass. Tastes really artificial with apple sweet tarts or apple antacid being primary with a stewed grain aftertaste. No hops to speak of, no real ale character, what character is there, remains a despicable apple tinged disaster. Slightly heftier than light bodied, spritsy carbobation. Cloying, artificial, yet insanely popular. Hard apple cider is fine, but this is a totally different concoction. Avoid.

Photo of djrn2
2.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of raznug
3.1/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance: Crystal clear golden color and is topped with no head that is never there.
Smell: The aroma of this beer is all apple with no malt or hops smells at all.
Taste: The taste is all granny smith apples to me it is tart clean and crisp.
Mouthfeel: This is a smooth very light bodied beer that goes down easy if you can handle the apple flavor.

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2.25/5  rDev -16.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +39.4%

Photo of NilocRellim
2.9/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Everything about this apple seemed like a cider. It had an orangey amber and gold colour, and smelled like an apple cider. It was very carbonated, and yet again, tasted like a cider. Crisp finish, no lingering flavors or aftertaste. It wasn't that bad, but was not that remarkable either.

Would I buy this beer again? Probably not.

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2.5/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of ckollias
2.69/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Enjoyed this bottled brew out a large snifter glass.

A: Pours a clear golden hue with a minimal white head that quickly dissipates.

S: Mild fruity aroma – mostly apple.

T: Similar to the smell there is a fruity apple aroma.

M: Light body and minimal carbonation.

O: Ok fruity drink.

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3/5  rDev +11.5%

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2.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -7.1%

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2.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3/5  rDev +11.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -7.1%

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3/5  rDev +11.5%

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2.25/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of dcall384
2.78/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Drank this straight from the bottle. Appearance was a clear pale yellow. Smelled like an apple cider. The taste wasn't that bad. Tasted like cold apple cider. It was kind of refreshing on a hot summer Indiana day. The mouth feel was thin and fizzy. Overall, it is nothing to rave about but if I was in the mood for something with a different taste this isn't a bad choice.

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1.75/5  rDev -34.9%

Photo of CFHMagnet
2.24/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

I always find fruit beers to be difficult to rate. They seem to be one of the most subjective styles out there. I man-lawed a bottle of this from a friend who brought it over. I keep on hearing "You're a beer guy, right? Have you tried Redd's? It's fantastic!" Here goes nothing.

It pours like sparkling apple juice. Has a head like apple juice too: None. Looks like apple juice.

This smells like alcoholic apple cider.

The taste is to the nose. Alcoholic apple cider. It says it's an apple ale but I taste all apple and no ale.

The mouthfeel is light bodied. Apple cidery.

All in all, I tried to keep an open mind. But I don't think this ought to be marketed as beer. It ought to be in the same vein as Mike's Hard or Smirnoff Ice products. I'm sure it has it's audience, but as a beer, I rate this bad.

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3/5  rDev +11.5%

Redd's Apple Ale from Miller Brewing Co.
64 out of 100 based on 868 ratings.