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Rascal's Wild Red - Anheuser-Busch

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62
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114 Ratings
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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 2.5
pDev: 34%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 04-08-2012)
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2.5/5  rDev 0%

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11-24-2013 02:13:41 | More by StevenH
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Kansas

2.5/5  rDev 0%

10-28-2013 00:53:26 | More by jaydoc
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Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -60%

10-16-2013 23:37:10 | More by ColdWaffles
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Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev 0%

10-05-2013 15:10:59 | More by ejimhof
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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +40%

09-02-2013 13:30:20 | More by gimmedanger888
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Iowa

2.5/5  rDev 0%

08-30-2013 21:00:03 | More by Sunn
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -10%

08-30-2013 14:18:09 | More by ZEB89
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California

3/5  rDev +20%

08-29-2013 18:01:02 | More by GraduatedCashew
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Colorado

1.75/5  rDev -30%

08-22-2013 02:13:02 | More by deereless
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

2.56/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass

Appearance- The beer pours a hazy pink hued reddish-brown color with a big billowy pink head. The bubbles that compose the head pop over time leaving a decent level of streaky pink lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is massively sweet of a raspberry smell. It is sugary and super potent with it being detected upon opening the bottle and permeating the room when poured. It is very sweet and actually rather nice and candy like.

Taste – This is one super sweet tasting beer. It begins huge of a sugary and non-descript artificial berry flavor. The massive sweetness grows even stronger taking on a berry/raspberry fruit-juice/ soda like taste. Even at 8 % abv very little alcohol is detected on the tongue (just a hint) with the flavors in the end leaving a massively sweet cloying taste on the tongue.

Mouthfeel –The body of the brew is on the average side in its thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is on the average to actually slightly lower side for a fruit beer. The feel is a bit off as a slightly higher carbonation and lighter body may have been slightly more appropriate.

Overall – Not my cup of tea. Massively sweet. If you want something fruity and sugary tasting then this is it, if not then you may want to pass up this one.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2013 01:20:31 | More by Darkmagus82
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Ohio

3/5  rDev +20%

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Oklahoma

1/5  rDev -60%

08-10-2013 03:42:49 | More by Carl_R
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Ohio

2.25/5  rDev -10%

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Ohio

1.75/5  rDev -30%

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Dapper_Dan_Man

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -10%

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West Virginia

1.25/5  rDev -50%

07-26-2013 04:56:17 | More by Jackal
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becktone

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Eye: Opaque red color, deep red like kinda a ruby with hints of orange in there kinda color. Hard to describe...but for a lager...so the label describes...but wait-the side of the label says "Flavored Ale"...so ale or lager? but still I would expect this to be clear coming from AB-InBev. Head forms, but falls almost immediately leaving none of the pink head that formed when pouring.

Nose: Big Raspberry aroma, kinda like raspberry syrup that you'd use for pancakes. Sweet smelling aroma. Good for cooking if you are looking to make a sweet reduction sauce that tastes of raspberries. Not much beer here, smells more like a Smirnoff deal, or a Lindeman's, really fruity with no beer aroma...and thats ok.

Tongue: Big on the raspberry, more like Lindeman's than anything else. Sugary sweet, and that is about all. Good for a hot afternoon when you are craving sugar or good to go with pancakes or as a reduction sauce. As for drinking I'd liken it to Mike's Hard Lemonade or somesuch. Nothing much of beer here. Tastes more like a malternative. For what it is, it is ok, but it should be under a malternative category....that is what it tastes like. Medium-heavy on the palate...Lots of sugar here to sweeten it up. Carbonation is high to offset that. Overall, for what it is, feels ok on the palate.

Drinkability: If I'm feeling cheap sure I'll buy this again instead of a $25 Framboise liquor. Nothing special though. I've tons of other fruit beers I'd go for over this one...it's cheap and being such is cheap in flavor. But for a reduction sauce and cooking, if it calls for raspberry ale, I think this would do nicely.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 23:37:55 | More by becktone
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Kahlstrom

Missouri

2/5  rDev -20%

07-16-2013 20:15:03 | More by Kahlstrom
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ghengisflan

Pennsylvania

3.03/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance - Probably the best part of this beer is the color. It is exactly what a raspberry lager should look like: ruby red and fairly clear.

Smell - Definitely a raspberry smell, but a little bit artificial tasting.

Taste - Again, a raspberry taste, but a little bit off. It's sickly sweet. It is a little bit of misleading advertisement for this to be called a lager.

Mouthfeel - A little inappropriately viscous.

Overall - Disappointing. More of a raspberry malt beverage than lager.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2013 23:18:13 | More by ghengisflan
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spikechiquet

Ohio

1/5  rDev -60%

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Nebraska

3/5  rDev +20%

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bvlaminck

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -60%

06-27-2013 22:30:19 | More by bvlaminck
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Texas

4/5  rDev +60%

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Rascal's Wild Red from Anheuser-Busch
62 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.