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Redlight Redlight

Not Rated.
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56 Ratings
Ratings: 56
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 10.02%
Taps: 20
Bottles: 70
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

2810 Corrine Dr
Orlando, Florida, 32803-2226
United States
phone: (407) 893-9832

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @redlightx2

Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 2:00am

(Place added by: redlightredlight on 06-12-2005)
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Photo of SaCkErZ9
4.27/5  rDev -4.9%

I was staying in town for business and decided to give this place a try. I wasn't quite as enamored with this place as others, but this is probably the best selection in Orlando.

The whole area kind of lacks any real feel to it. It is located in a tiny strip mall with other restaurants and clothes shops surrounding it. The exterior is non-descript, and the interior lacks any feel. It is vacuous with no real attitude or ambiance.

My one complaint, which really isn't a true complaint, just a preference, is that out of the 25 or so taps, there was only ONE, yes ONE IPA. I know not everyone is a hophead, but this is the only BA worthy bar I have been to in the past 6 years or so that didn't have atleast three or four IPAs on tap. The only one available was Swamp Head Big Nose, which was a nice beer. The variety of styles is unmatched, which is most desireable.

The style selection runs the gamut from Altbier to Barrel Aged Saison to Helles to Schwarzbier. The bottled selection was awesome and rivaled any bottle selection I have seen anywhere in Florida. There had to be 500 bottled beers. They even had a huge ass bottle of St Feuillien (sp?) that was a 9L bottle, also known as a Salmanazar, for sale. The bartender said it was about $600.

Service was okay. I wasnt really acknowledged when I walked in and was ignored for about two minutes. After the initial introductions, the servers were knowledgable and conversational.

For beer, this is a true destination in Orlando.

SaCkErZ9, Apr 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Dag48, Sep 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.4%

iTunesUpdates, Sep 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

joemochas, Jul 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

johnyb, Apr 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

sholland119, Apr 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Zack_B, Apr 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.4%

BeboThoughts, Mar 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

daneyed, Feb 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

904Will, Feb 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

MJSawyer, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of ImprovX
4.74/5  rDev +5.6%

I miss the old redlight location, but this one does seem to be bringing in a bigger crowd. That being said, I always try to stop in at non-peak hours. When it's packed it becomes a bit too loud and unpleasant. If you stop in when there isn't many people this is the best place to find crafts in central Florida. The bartenders are all very knowledgable, and mostly pleasent.
Prices are reasonable on draft and more common brews, but the markup is a little steep for the moderately rare and higher bottles. They do have a nice vintage list though.

Overall a winner!

ImprovX, Jan 21, 2014
Photo of RedneckBeerz
4.51/5  rDev +0.4%

Stopped in here while down in Florida during the Christmas holidays (2013) after I read a great review by one of my adopted beer sons. He was spot on with his take of this great beer establishment. Great vibe, great brews on tap, and a vintage section to die for (yeah I splurged and picked up a vintage DFH Raison D'Extra .... kinda regret now that I didn't pick up the 2 Calling Birds as well). At any rate, if you are NEAR Orlando I'd highly recommend hitting this great spot.

RedneckBeerz, Dec 31, 2013
Photo of MikeWatson
5/5  rDev +11.4%

MikeWatson, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of aLenwell
3.71/5  rDev -17.4%

This is fantastic place for craft beer. I'm not a big fan of loud environments when I'm trying to hang out with friends, but for the selection they have I'm willing to sacrifice. The service is good, I gave it a 3 only because they can't help that the place is always packed and can only do so much for each customer. I imagine it would be amazing when not so crowded. It's a nice building, the old Carrier dealer from way back. I really like how they have a cooler full of aged beers, though I think the prices on some of those are a bit high. I really like the set up inside. The selection, again, is just ridiculous compared to any other bar in the area. There's so much to choose from on tap and in bottles/cans. They rotate regularly as well, so you can guarantee that you can go often and still have plenty of options to choose from. Moving out to that area soon, so I'll probably go a lot more often and probably enjoy it a lot more since I'll be able to go on days where it's no so busy/crowded. Definitely worth a visit and then some.

aLenwell, Jun 07, 2013
Photo of dannyhead
4.72/5  rDev +5.1%

Best place in Orlando, or Central Florida for that matter, to get great craft beer. They have approximately 30 beers on tap, two of which are cask, and the list changes fairly often. Their bottle list is quite extensive and they have a couple vintage coolers in the back with some bottles at least several years old. Highly recommended.

dannyhead, May 20, 2013
Photo of ajtorres311
4.9/5  rDev +9.1%

Finally checked this place on Friday night. The only real complaint is the parking, which can be very difficult on a Friday and Saturday night. The place was packed but we were able to grab a table. Our bartender was very good, even with recommendations and the beers were reasonably priced. I was surprised to see that they offered a fairly large selection of beers aged up to 5 or so years as well as 2 different cask beers. the aged beers were expensive but everything else, like I said, was reasonably priced. We stumbled on a 7venth Sun tap takeover, which was a nice surprise.

ajtorres311, May 19, 2013
Photo of closisinthehouse
4.78/5  rDev +6.5%

I've visited Redlight numerous times at both its old and new location. The new location is much much better than the last location. The bar has plenty of seating and the space itself is very open. I do wish they had more seating, but I think that they are limited as to how many seats they can have per city code. Parking is easy during the week, but can be tough to park during Friday & Saturday evening. The beer selection is always great, they tend to have on tap pretty much any style that you like and they do have a large selection of bottles available. The staff has been nothing but AWESOME since I have started going there. Redlight is a place to go to if you are visiting Orlando or are passing by.

closisinthehouse, Nov 28, 2012
Photo of Durge
4.16/5  rDev -7.3%

Went here for the first time with a buddy last month. Apparently I missed out on their original location and the new, current site is very nice. Good sized with a big bar filling the middle and various space around the perimeter including a few tables but there is also an upstairs that didn;t seem to be open for business yet. It's a sort of dark, busy place with some peripheral chairs and seating arrangements beyond the bar. Bar tenders seemed pretty attentive, responsive and knowledgeable about the beers. Free tastes were not a problem. The selection was solidly a craft beer lover's idea of a good night out with numerous big craft brewers along with some more local, smaller ones like Cigar City. Pricing was very friendly for a quality beer line up like this. No food, but there were a few local places you could easily walk to if in need of solid sustenance. I thought the staff was pretty friendly for a busy place and I have no complaints. I've seen better selections but I also was pretty content with what they had, and i expect the selection changes constantly so it's just a matter of when you hit it and what you're looking for. I definitely will return and can recommend this place to any beer lover.

Durge, Nov 05, 2012
Photo of jwjon1
4.03/5  rDev -10.2%

I was south of Orlando on business, so decided to make the journey to Redlight Redlight based on the reviews. This joint is worth the accolades bestowed upon it. Great tap selection, great bottle list which is fairly up to date, knowledgeable bar tenders, decent vibe, and great food card outside. There were four Cigar City taps on, plus a good selection of various styles from outside of FL, including a lambic tap. Can't argue with that! Pricing isn't bad, either. Definitely worth checking out, even with a short drive.

jwjon1, Apr 20, 2012
Photo of chrisrhoppe
4.3/5  rDev -4.2%

Went there on a tuesday night and was very impressed by the selection. Very knowledgable bartenders willing to challange people to try new things. This one girl wanted a blue moon and the bartended got her to drink a St. Louis Gueze and she loved it! Great example of beer advocacy!

They had a randall with Cigar City Porter flowing though coffee beans and a great looking vintage list, and a great glassware collection.

Would love to visit again, just don't ever want to set foot in Orlando without being drunk first.

chrisrhoppe, Nov 17, 2011
Photo of tugg407
4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

This place is easily the best beer bar in town! Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Laid back atmosphere. Great selection of Drafts, most of them are rotating daily. You can usually find a good Cigar City selection on tap. There is also a big Bottle list, and a nice Vintage list as well. They are beer and wine only, no food served but there are a variety of food trucks on site most nights. The worst part about it is that I don't live closer! I'd recommend stopping in for a beer if you are in Orlando.

tugg407, Oct 28, 2011
Photo of biggsbowler
4.8/5  rDev +6.9%

Between the bottle and draft selections, there is no better beer bar in Florida. While many of there beers are hard to find, the range in selection accommodates everyone from the casual to the extreme beer drinkers. Twenty-three beer on tap and two beer engineers. They have between 100-150 bottles. Also, they have bottles of sake and mead. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and willing to help you pick out the perfect beer. They have bands on the weekends. Food trucks are usually there on Friday and Saturday. This place is a must stop for any great beer drinker

biggsbowler, Oct 07, 2011
Photo of FoxiBoxi
4.86/5  rDev +8.2%

Made the journey across treacherous downtown Orlando for this beer bar, and boy did it pay out.

Upon an early inspection (we got there before they opened - fyi this place is late afternoon/nights only), I was a little taken aback by the concrete shack, but inside it was spacious enough. Even had enough room for live music.

The first thing I see when I walk in is the SOUR ALE FRIDGE to the left of the front door. I'm already happy with the place at this point. The tap selection was great, and the bottle list as well. I was hard pressed to find a bad beer on the menu. I had a beer expert and a newby with me, and we were able to find something for everyone's tastes.

You can take beer to go. I found two bottles of Cascade that I had looked all over Orlando for (Total Wines and Knightly Spirits turned up empty, but these guys had them). The markup was substantial but worth it for me, as I live somewhere that they do not distribute.

It's an absolute dive, and a beer lovers must see if you are in Orlando.

FoxiBoxi, Jul 26, 2011
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