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Redd's Strawberry Ale - Miller Brewing Co.

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Redd's Strawberry AleRedd's Strawberry Ale

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BA SCORE
64
poor

140 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 140
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 2.64
pDev: 29.17%
Wants: 2
Gots: 16 | 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: Darkmagus82 on 08-21-2013)
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.16/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – As could be seen from the clear bottle, the beer pours a golden amber color with a lot of carbonation streaming up through the brew. Upon pouring there is a super fizzy white head of one finger that fades almost instantly leaving absolutely no lace or foam.

Smell – The aroma is a mix of hard cider and a hard candy strawberry smell. Really nothing else could be discerned.

Taste – The taste begins with a big apple juice taste mixed with some lighter notes of caramel and strawberry. As the flavor advances the caramel fades with the apple and strawberry getting stronger in flavor. These flavors take the taste to its end, leaving a sweet apple –strawberry juice mixed with a hard cider flavor to be left on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is very thin with a carbonation level that is on the slightly higher side. Both are appropriate for the cider like characteristics of the brew.

Overall – Very sweet and cider like and not really beer like at all. If you want a cider with some strawberry flavor then this is a decent choice, but if looking for something with beer characteristics then you may want to steer clear.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2013 01:12:27 | More by Darkmagus82
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2.16/5  rDev -18.2%
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2.15/5  rDev -18.6%
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I bought a six-pack of this stuff only because my daughter wanted this stuff, so what's a dad to do? I am beginning to believe that Redd's is trying to be a gateway brew for women to get excited to beer. Unfortunately, this stuff is more like Seagrams or Bartle and James than a real beer.

From a pure beer perspective it wasn't altogether awful, but it certainly wasn't the best I've ever had. Appearance was so-so, the smell was okay, but the rest was sorta okay at best. Overall, I think I liked the Apple Ale better, but I'm certainly not a huge fan of these beers.

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Redd's Strawberry Ale from Miller Brewing Co.
64 out of 100 based on 140 ratings.