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Aruba Red - Anheuser-Busch

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55 Ratings
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Ratings: 55
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: 14.66%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed exclusively for the Bahama Breeze Caribbean style restaurant chain.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-28-2002)
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JimGlonke

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

09-10-2013 01:43:08 | More by JimGlonke
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Haywire

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -2.3%

08-26-2013 01:44:46 | More by Haywire
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CMOrak

Florida

3/5  rDev -2.3%

08-05-2013 23:59:45 | More by CMOrak
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jmw4437

Ohio

3/5  rDev -2.3%

06-28-2013 00:03:05 | More by jmw4437
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Fusion7777

Virginia

3/5  rDev -2.3%

06-24-2013 00:57:54 | More by Fusion7777
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Kempski

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +14%

06-23-2013 10:01:08 | More by Kempski
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BFCarr

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -2.3%

06-17-2013 21:20:57 | More by BFCarr
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ssimpson89

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

06-03-2013 00:20:22 | More by ssimpson89
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Cubmaster938

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

06-01-2013 22:55:45 | More by Cubmaster938
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -2.3%

05-08-2013 02:12:39 | More by ejimhof
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quadhog

New Mexico

3/5  rDev -2.3%

03-14-2013 02:20:22 | More by quadhog
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RaijinQ

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -2.3%

02-27-2013 16:40:07 | More by RaijinQ
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dmorley21

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

02-09-2013 20:12:33 | More by dmorley21
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ironwill54


3.75/5  rDev +22.1%

01-04-2013 00:39:01 | More by ironwill54
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

2.78/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap tonight at Bahama Breeze in Tyngsboro.
Comes to the table a deep amber color without much of a head at all. The aroma is very malty and sweet with a bit of brown sugar and caramel. Little to no hop aroma. The flavor follows the nose; a sweet sugary caramel and burnt sugar concoction with little to no hop flavor or bitterness. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet almost syrupy mouthfeel. One glass was enough for me. There's really nothing objectionable here in fact its not bad for an InBev brew, it just held nothing inspiring either.

Serving type: on-tap

12-29-2012 01:28:39 | More by johnnnniee
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jski

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +38.4%

11-29-2012 21:42:51 | More by jski
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brewdude1982

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

11-10-2012 23:18:26 | More by brewdude1982
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Jamesthebrit

Michigan

3.18/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Nice brownish red. Little head.
S: Not a lot here. Watery and malty which is a theme with this beer.
T: Actually does not taste that bad. Not a complex taste but very sweet and malty. For a lager it's a pretty good showing. It is also a little watery.
M: Pretty watery and a little too bubbly but certainly doable.

Overall not a terrible beer. Doesn't bring a lot to the table but it's definitely drinkable. I could see that some people might find it too sweet but I think this could appeal to beer lovers as well as the average person.

Serving type: on-tap

05-19-2012 17:03:29 | More by Jamesthebrit
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TrappistJohnMD

Mississippi

3.03/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Amber color with thin off-white head. Pretty good bit of lacing along sides of glass.

Smell is malty. Little sweet bready smell.

Taste is sweet malt with a little bit of fruit to it as well. No bitterness.

Light to medium bodied with good bit of carbonation. Very drinkable.

Overall this was better than expected. Definitely worth getting if you are at a Bahama Breeze. Would'nt go out of my way for it, though.

Serving type: on-tap

03-11-2012 23:59:47 | More by TrappistJohnMD
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fiedler84

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +14%

01-26-2012 22:22:24 | More by fiedler84
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devilben02

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

01-08-2012 03:37:54 | More by devilben02
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its65andsunny

Florida

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-05-2011 04:42:11 | More by its65andsunny
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.35/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: clear, amber brown. Quarter finger head.

S: malt and sweet caramel notes

T: malt and lager yeast taste. Some caramel hop (not much here) and honey notes. A semisweet finish.

M: crisp and a little watery, light to medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: drinkable. Pretty much a standard red with not a lot to say about it. One of the better beer choices at the bahama breeze in jax.

Serving type: on-tap

08-26-2011 23:08:27 | More by kylehay2004
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

3.73/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

There's really not much to be said about this beer. I sometimes have it when I go to Bahama Breeze because it's less expensive than their other draft offerings. It's a basic amber lager that's a touch sweet but still well-balanced. The malt is bready, slightly toasty, and sweetish. There aren't many hops in there, but they do have a kind of behind-the-scenes presence. I'd equate it with a Yuengling Lager, but I think it's better than that. So, overall, it's an average, drinkable lager that's not really worth seeking out but might be worth trying if you've never had one.

Serving type: on-tap

08-04-2011 02:38:13 | More by NeroFiddled
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AgentZero

Illinois

2.15/5  rDev -30%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

On-tap at Bahama Breeze in Orlando.

A - Very nice red amber color beer with two fingers of white head that didn't stay for long. Sides of glass left surprisingly clean.

S - Sweet caramel malts, some light hopping aroma, and that's really about it. Smells very and overly sweet.

T - Much too sweet, tasting like a lot of caramel malts and a little bit of honey. Some artificial fruit flavor, kind of like banana, is an interesting but not good addition. Turns a touch soapy on before a super grainy aftertaste. It's much too sweet.

M - A little watery, moderate carbonation, light bodied.

O - It's really not that good, and was hard to get through my 20 oz. pour for such a light beer. Too sweet, will pass.

Serving type: on-tap

06-09-2011 02:29:23 | More by AgentZero
Aruba Red from Anheuser-Busch
73 out of 100 based on 55 ratings.