Phillies Red Lager - Anheuser-Busch

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Phillies Red Lager
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3 Ratings
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 2.66
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  ABV ?

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Brewed exclusively for Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA.

(Beer added by: DarkerTheBetter on 06-21-2006)
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Photo of DarkerTheBetter
3/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I had this on tap one day a Phillies game. Couldn’t find it on BA, so I e-mailed Citizen’s Bank Park. They told me that PRL is custom brewed by AB. So there you have it.

This beer came an orange and gold amber with a sustained film of manila head.

Smelled of a blend of doughy cherry pie filling with a dry dirty corn and yeast that had a bit of ash along with it.

Tasted light and watery with hints of banana and a return of the dirty yeast with a slight woody hop nip in the finish.

The mouth feel was light to medium bodied with a light easygoing carbonation.

This beer clearly isn’t the best beer that I had, but it seemed appropriate for the setting. There’s something going on in this beer, but the dry, dirty yeast essence kept coming through. Citizen’s Bank Park offers a lot of great local beers, so I’d grab one of them first before I went back to another one of these.

Photo of mdtnelson
2/5  rDev n/a

Photo of Symptomu
2.98/5  rDev n/a
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Decent beer. Rather sweet for a lager. Nice red amber color but little head. Undertones of cherry and some sweet funk. Mouthfeel is the major detriment to this one, feels sticky. Overall though is not a bad attempt. Good drinkability on a warm afternoon. Good for the ball park setting where your stuck with a plastic cup. Something new to try when your sick of the other mega brew lagers. I wouldn't bring it home.

Phillies Red Lager from Anheuser-Busch
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