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Redbridge - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
63
poor

369 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 369
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 2.64
pDev: 26.14%
Wants: 1
Gots: 13 | 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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DruC4

Michigan

2/5  rDev -24.2%

06-18-2012 19:38:02 | More by DruC4
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jsisko01

Michigan

3.4/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours a clear golden-amber hue with a thin head that dissipates instantly. Lacing is pretty nice.

Smell - It has a subtle sweetness and a little grainy.

Taste - It's quite sweet, but a strange sweetness I can't exactly describe. Has a strong metallic flavor to it too.. along with a corn-like flavor in the finish. It's probably the sorghum?

Mouthfeel - Light body with medium carbonation. Very crisp.

Overall - It's quite drinkable.. but for some reason I usually get heartburn from this beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2012 03:06:30 | More by jsisko01
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EagleTalon

Oklahoma

2.13/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Pours out to a thin bubbly white head and amber color. No real head retention to speak of. Aroma is berry, apple and a hint of A-B banana and hop-skunk. Flavor is wine-like, reminds me of sherry or muscadine but is is very faint with some rubbery, skunky hops in the finish. Nothing resembling malt or cereal grain is in this brew. Mouthfeel for a low-point beer is average. Overall, this is a different taste sensation more like a watered down melomel or a cider and not much like beer, unless you count bad beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2012 14:53:42 | More by EagleTalon
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chrispoint

Connecticut

1/5  rDev -62.1%

06-06-2012 05:54:32 | More by chrispoint
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rundocrun

Iowa

2.05/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I don't believe it, but I'm actually reviewing an Anheuser-Busch beer. At least it's not Bud Light... but we'll see if I end up eating my words after this one.

A - body of the beer is exactly the color of apple juice, and just as clear. Lots of carbonation in this beer as evidenced by the streams of bubbles coming up the glass. Head is coarse white foam that fades quickly, but is replaced by a finer head from the bubbles rising from the bottom. No lacing.

S - Slightly sherry-like and medicinal. Hints of fruity cider and sweet hard candy.

T - Sweet, slightly tangy and fruity up front. Just sort of bland and flavorless as it moves over my tongue. Then its aluminum. An overwhelming taste and aftertaste of the vats this stuff was probably brewed in. Nearly undrinkable because of it.

M - Thin body. Overpowering carbonation. Clean finish.

Overall - still better than bud light.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2012 04:19:47 | More by rundocrun
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -14.8%

06-03-2012 23:51:44 | More by TimoP
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crobinso

Colorado

1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

05-29-2012 00:42:15 | More by crobinso
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Pillowburn

Michigan

2/5  rDev -24.2%

05-26-2012 02:46:26 | More by Pillowburn
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MammothTarantula

Oklahoma

1.75/5  rDev -33.7%

05-17-2012 16:19:25 | More by MammothTarantula
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Irish7r


2.75/5  rDev +4.2%

05-17-2012 01:21:27 | More by Irish7r
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Brewsed

North Carolina

3/5  rDev +13.6%

04-18-2012 20:55:10 | More by Brewsed
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BlottoOtto

California

1.75/5  rDev -33.7%

04-11-2012 19:10:11 | More by BlottoOtto
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avisong

Virginia

2/5  rDev -24.2%

04-06-2012 04:07:56 | More by avisong
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SopwithCamel18

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -14.8%

03-30-2012 02:44:07 | More by SopwithCamel18
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

2.18/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

This beer looks pretty much like a macro lager. Calling it an amber is a stretch to say the least. Retention was pretty decent though, all things considered.

The aroma is slight, with a hint of sweetness and an adjunct sort of smell.

The taste is just... strange. There's this weird sweetness that I guess comes from the sorghum and sweetener. It's palatable, but just strange and hard to like for me.

The mouthfeel kinda sucks. It's super creamy, though it looks bubbly in the glass. There's a dry, kinda soapy finish to it. It's not wildly pleasant.

It's drinkable, but if I was Gluten intolerant, I'd choose other forms of booze like hard liquor over this. In similar vein as NA beers, what's the point?

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2012 19:28:40 | More by EgadBananas
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OldTime

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev +4.2%

03-09-2012 20:43:17 | More by OldTime
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DKter

Georgia

2/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

This is the gluten-free beer I'd expect from a big brewer like Anheuser-Busch. It's a poor substitute even for an average lager, but if you can't drink lager, it's at least a low-cost option. Still it pales in comparison to Brunehaut, Green's or even American competitors like Off The Grid. The mouthfeel is strange, but the flavor is at least reminiscent of corn-based lager.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2012 14:32:09 | More by DKter
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SweJon

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

03-02-2012 06:57:48 | More by SweJon
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rudolphjacksonm

Virginia

2.98/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass.

A - Deep caramel-amber color with a white head that dissipates really quickly. No residual head, though there is some carbonation rising from the bottom. No lacing to speak of. 2.5

S - Very sweet, fruity smell with a hint of breadiness. Smells a lot like freshly sliced honey wheat bread. 3.0

T - Again, really sweet and fruity with a little bit of bitterness that dissolves into more sweetness. A playful, yet hard to nail down kind of flavor. There's a hint of vinegary, apple cider like taste somewhere in the middle. Grassy, flowery aftertaste. I'm surprised to find that I don't dislike this beer at all...in fact, I think it's not too bad. 3.0

M - Moderately carbonated but not very thick. It could use more carbonation. 3.0

O - For a beer that's made with sorghum, I have to say that I'm pleasantly surprised by this beer. I had no clue as to what it would taste like or if it would be any good at all. It's...drinkable, and I think people with celiac would find it's a pretty good substitute for beer. I think it could use more carbonation, which would help carry the flavor and keep this beer more exciting as you drink it. The farther into the pint I get the more my tongue says to my brain "yeah, I get it." But that's a small criticism compared to the freedom this offers to those with celiac. 3.0

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2012 21:50:25 | More by rudolphjacksonm
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tfsimpkins

Florida

3/5  rDev +13.6%

02-10-2012 15:24:26 | More by tfsimpkins
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LJWalker

Alabama

2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

02-08-2012 03:48:26 | More by LJWalker
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sergio1va

California

3.43/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Came across this beer and was intrigued about the overall taste of this beer.
Pours to a pale brown color with a thin foam head.
Smell has hints of sweet bread and some fruity undertones.
Taste reveals more fruity flavors almost citrusy and balances them with the corn syrup it boasts to include.
This beer doesn't come across as extremely watered down and it delivers a well balanced flavor and little to no hoppiness.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2012 05:13:28 | More by sergio1va
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Dave1999

North Carolina

1.6/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Pours a deep orange colour with a very thin head which disappears in seconds.

A very slight sweet smell but can't smell much at all.

Tastes slightly sweet a little bitter but not much going on.

Feels very carbonated and thin, similar to carbonated water.

Won't be buying this again, the worst of the gluten free beers I've tried.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2012 16:26:03 | More by Dave1999
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JohnBeerRun

Georgia

1/5  rDev -62.1%

02-03-2012 14:33:33 | More by JohnBeerRun
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TexAggie011

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

01-31-2012 01:49:36 | More by TexAggie011
Redbridge from Anheuser-Busch
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