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Redbridge - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
62
poor

400 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 400
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 2.61
pDev: 26.82%
Wants: 1
Gots: 25 | 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:
Rich, hearty and full-bodied gluten-free lager brewed from sorghum. Redbridge has a distinctively fruity hop aroma, a sweet toasted grain flavor and a well-balanced, moderately
hopped finish.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 12-10-2006)
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1/5  rDev -61.7%

David1492, Apr 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +43.7%

Nyskizy, Mar 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +24.5%

vegasmac99, Mar 23, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -52.1%

Herky21, Mar 22, 2013
Photo of WissBrauSean
2.73/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

The bottle looks nice. I like the label, but it's a useless screw top.

It pours a clear thin amber colour with very little head that disappears pretty quick and leaves no lacing.

The aroma is almost medicinal and apple-like with some caramel sweet base to it with notes of fresh white bread. I can't get past the medicinal hint up front.

The taste is basically like a thin apple cider with some of that sorghum flavor that tastes a bit like licking an orange peel. There is a black peppery finish with some decent dryness.

Mouthfeel is thin with that familiar sorghum slimy feel on the tongue. It's overly carbonated and I think that lends to the medicine like smell and feel to this beer. It almost smells like when you open up a fresh band-aid or use that topical antiseptic Mercurochrome? Iodine maybe. Mixed with lysol. It's just not that good. After a Pliny the Elder I don't even want to drink this to tell the truth. I'm being hard on it though as I do believe that I have had one worse from New Planet.

Overall, average for a Gluten Free. If you class it with real ambers like they have it on Beer Advocate it would be pure sh!t. I'd only give it a 2 tops. But for a Gluten Free, a 3 out of 5.

WissBrauSean, Mar 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +43.7%

patre_tim, Mar 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev +14.9%

tastymug, Mar 11, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

orangesol, Mar 08, 2013
Photo of spinrsx
2.78/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

12oz Bottle from Bevmo La Quinta CA for 2$

Appearance - Clear light copper colour with a very small size fizzy off-white coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is no lacing. The head lasted for around 2-3 minutes.

Smell - Apples, malts?, bread

Taste & Mouth - There is an above average amount of carbonation and I can taste a bit of caramel, apples, and some bread. There is also a light grassiness and something along the lines of malts. It ends with a apple/bready aftertaste.

Overall – Hey, not bad for a gluten free option. In this category, beggars can't be choosers. Rating by style, it's above average in my books.

spinrsx, Feb 26, 2013
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1/5  rDev -61.7%

bsopko, Feb 16, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

randylangford, Feb 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev +14.9%

matjack85, Feb 12, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -33%

LooseMoose1978, Feb 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev +14.9%

Metz, Feb 02, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

josejose, Jan 27, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -42.5%

ejh06752, Jan 20, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

spycow, Jan 17, 2013
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2/5  rDev -23.4%

tbryan5, Jan 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +24.5%

Stockfan42, Jan 14, 2013
Photo of fischerking
2.68/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Redbridge Gluten-Free Sorghum Beer from Anheuser-Busch, St. Louis, MO.

This beer had an odd taste, not necessarily awful, but not good, guessing it's the sorghum. Sweet up front and bitter at the end. Sweet smell.

I drank it out of a bottle from Kroger in Knoxville, TN on 12/21/2012 from a create your own 6-pack.

No.

fischerking, Dec 22, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev +5.4%

lightfool, Dec 20, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

tubeyes, Dec 19, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

cliff1066, Dec 16, 2012
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1/5  rDev -61.7%

jacothom, Dec 15, 2012
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2/5  rDev -23.4%

Damian74Shensky, Dec 07, 2012
Redbridge from Anheuser-Busch
62 out of 100 based on 400 ratings.