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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
68
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40 Reviews
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Reviews: 40
Hads: 231
rAvg: 2.7
pDev: 25.93%
Wants: 3
Gots: 91 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Darkmagus82 on 08-21-2013

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Reviews: 40 | Hads: 231
Reviews by thecheapies:
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1.84/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Light copper color. No head. No lace. Looks like watered down tea.

Sweet artifically-flavored strawberry gum, apple juice, faint malt, and sucrose. Yikes.

Gummi strawberry, pear juice, sweet tea, rhubarb pie filling, and sugar. I can just make out some grain flavors. Wow.

Tartly sweet. Juice-like body. Almost no carbonation. Detestable.

Not beer. Beer... but, not really. (377 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev +29.6%

Photo of GameOfBeers
3.04/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of markallmon
3.1/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerDreadz
1.94/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

No foam head at head.

Light Pale Color.

It's way to sweet for my taste, sugary sweet with sour aftertaste. Also this beer is way carbonated like a pop drink. Taste more like cider than a Ale beer.

Had a hard time to finishing this beer. Won't drink again and won't recommend. (280 characters)

Photo of Billolick
2.13/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

From a can.

Perfume and sweet apples on the nose

No head, no film, no collar, no lace

Tastes like apple juice with some strawberries mixed in. Barely beer, waste of good water. Pass it by. I snared a can at a party to bring home, glad I did not pay any $ for this. (267 characters)

Photo of whitehawk330
3/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of dogfishandi
2.11/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

12 oz clear bottle into a snifter. Best before May 05 14

Pours a crystal clear super light golden yellow color. White head fizzed away instantly after the pour leaving absolutely nothing.

An apple cidery aroma with mostly strawberry. Fake candy green apple. Very artificial and very sweet smelling. Almost medicinal.

The taste is pretty much all sweet sugary artificial strawberry. Very watery. This is a beer?

Super light in body, very watery.

This is like a straight up wine cooler, I don't know how they get off calling this a beer. Too sugary, too fake tasting. (573 characters)

Photo of zapx
1.5/5  rDev -44.4%

Photo of TheKwameYeboah
2.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of moundbz
3.83/5  rDev +41.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WVbeergeek
2.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of IchLiebeBierZu
2.63/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of cmwilliq
2.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of sgttibbs
2/5  rDev -25.9%

Photo of acurtis
3/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of Brenden
2.52/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I can't say this beer doesn't look the way I expect It to, and similar to the apple version: like carbonated apple juice. There's about five seconds of fizzy white head that spritzes like a soda and drops off completely. Little spotting is left but, hey, it's there.
Strawberry is there, kind of like those wrapped candies that always somehow got out of the wrapper and stuck to the bottom on the inside and got sticky pick stuff all over your fingers when you finally pulled it out covered with white fuzz. There's also a pressed cider/apple aspect, and I wonder if, like juice blends, this beer utilizes some of the original apple. It's sweet with a little dusty malt, and I think maybe some caramel malts were used as a hint comes out on the tongue. This will satisfy the crowd who likes wine coolers but wants to look cool by drinking a beer. To borrow a more recent colloquialism, it's alcopop.
The feel isn't too bad. It's thin, to be sure, but not too watery, and the crispness keeps things going. It could be cleaner on the end, but it's not too grainy and, fortunately, not sticky. (1,090 characters)

Photo of mbratt93
2.49/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Too sweet for my liking. (24 characters)

Photo of cclark67789
4/5  rDev +48.1%

Photo of tdm168
2/5  rDev -25.9%

Photo of norinco
2.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Mpenders
2.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of ordybill
2.64/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass.
Aroma- Smells like artificial strawberries with some grain tossed into the mix.
Appearance- The best part of this experience, a light copper color with no head to speak of.
Taste- Incredibly sweet, but an artificial sweet flavor with a beer aftertaste, not for me.
Palate- A light bodied beer with moderate carbonation with a sweet tart candy like experience for the aftertaste.
Overall- I do enjoy some fruit beers but this is just so over the top and artificial I didn't care for it. (531 characters)

Photo of dquiles84
4/5  rDev +48.1%

Photo of beergorrilla
2.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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Redd's Strawberry Ale from Miller Brewing Co.
68 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.