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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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Photo of ChainGangGuy
1.3/5  rDev -50.2%

Appearance: Pours a lightly bubbly, crystal clear, light amber body with a thin, fizzy white head.

Smell: Ugh! Highly noxious and offensive, I guess I just can't stand the smell of sorghum. Dare I go on?

Taste: There's that sorghum again. Very chemically taste with some hints of spoiled cider. Positively wretched.

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Drinkability: Those poor celiacs have enough problems without having to deal with this.

ChainGangGuy, Dec 02, 2007
Photo of Bills453
1.38/5  rDev -47.1%

Appearance - yellow/gold, very translucent with no head.

Smell - very sweet. Smells like white wine

Taste - what is sorghum, whatever it is it shouldnt be in beer... Too sweet, tastes like sparkling wine.

Mouthfeel - so-so

Overall - not very good, will never drink again.

Bills453, Nov 19, 2012
Photo of isaacpopp
1.38/5  rDev -47.1%

Got this bottle just for the heck of it because I was interested to taste a non-barley beer.
Pours a reddish golden color and looks pretty good. Looks can, unfortunately, be deceiving.
I really don't want to say bad things about this beer but looking at my tasting notes, there is one line that sticks out to me: I wrote "vinegar & watered-down maple syrup"
The smell and taste can be summed up in that statement.
Mouthfeel was very thin; too thin for me.
Overall I would say I hated this beer. If you cannot have gluten, you should definitely be a home-brewer if this is the type of beer there is on the market for you.

isaacpopp, Jul 18, 2011
Photo of womencantsail
1.4/5  rDev -46.4%

My first gluten free beer. Alright!

A: The pour on this beer is light orange-amber in color with a small white head.

S: Smells...strange. A strong aroma of menthol. There are certainly some bandaids mixed in there. A bit of grass and dry malt extract. Light popcorn to it as well as a touch of mint.

S: Tastes worse, somehow. Lots of green apple which gives a slight sourness, but not in a good way. Heavy on the popcorn with more bandaids and menthol. It tastes of wet paper or cardboard. Definitely a hint of rubber, too.

M: The body is light, very light, with medium carbonation.

O: I hate you Bobby. This was awful.

womencantsail, Aug 09, 2011
Photo of cjgator3
1.43/5  rDev -45.2%

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a clear copper color with an off-white head. Obviously since the beer is made without malt and wheat, it has a unique aroma. It is really is hard to describe but there is no familiar malt smells, just a sweet and slightly chalky aroma (that is the best I can describe it). The taste much like the aroma is pretty faint and lacking the malty characteristics that I love in beer. There really is not much flavor to pick up on, and the little bit of flavor that peaks through is not very good at all. Overall, I am not a big fan of this brew. I know and understand that this is a gluten-free "beer", but I am having a hard time justifying to myself that this is a beer. Thank goodness I do not have gluten issues. Not recommended.

cjgator3, Aug 17, 2007
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1.5/5  rDev -42.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -42.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -42.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -42.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -42.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -42.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -42.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -42.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -42.5%

ejh06752, Jan 20, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -42.5%

t0rin0, Aug 18, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -42.5%

Joeyuwp, Aug 18, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -42.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -42.5%

Tech_Savy, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of Dave1999
1.6/5  rDev -38.7%

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.

Dave1999, Feb 05, 2012
Photo of B967ierhunter177
1.68/5  rDev -35.6%

Redbridge is very reminiscent of a macro pouring a gold color but did have lasting lace. The aroma was of vanilla, orance, and grass. The flavor was mainly citrusy with ginger showing through as it warms, slightly souring in the finish. Mouthfeel is thin and may pair well with fish. Overall this beer is just okay, not recommended.

B967ierhunter177, Apr 04, 2011
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1.75/5  rDev -33%

BlottoOtto, Apr 11, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -33%

LooseMoose1978, Feb 04, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -33%

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