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Redd's Strawberry Ale | Miller Brewing Co.

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Redd's Strawberry AleRedd's Strawberry Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
millercoors.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Darkmagus82 on 08-21-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
45
Ratings:
265
Avg:
2.62
pDev:
75.57%
 
 
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Reviews by Darkmagus82:
Photo of Darkmagus82
3.15/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – As could be seen from the clear bottle, the beer pours a golden amber color with a lot of carbonation streaming up through the brew. Upon pouring there is a super fizzy white head of one finger that fades almost instantly leaving absolutely no lace or foam.

Smell – The aroma is a mix of hard cider and a hard candy strawberry smell. Really nothing else could be discerned.

Taste – The taste begins with a big apple juice taste mixed with some lighter notes of caramel and strawberry. As the flavor advances the caramel fades with the apple and strawberry getting stronger in flavor. These flavors take the taste to its end, leaving a sweet apple –strawberry juice mixed with a hard cider flavor to be left on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is very thin with a carbonation level that is on the slightly higher side. Both are appropriate for the cider like characteristics of the brew.

Overall – Very sweet and cider like and not really beer like at all. If you want a cider with some strawberry flavor then this is a decent choice, but if looking for something with beer characteristics then you may want to steer clear.

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Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev +33.6%

Photo of GameOfBeers
3.04/5  rDev +16%

Photo of markallmon
3.1/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerDreadz
1.94/5  rDev -26%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

No foam head at head.

Light Pale Color.

It's way to sweet for my taste, sugary sweet with sour aftertaste. Also this beer is way carbonated like a pop drink. Taste more like cider than a Ale beer.

Had a hard time to finishing this beer. Won't drink again and won't recommend.

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Photo of Billolick
2.13/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

From a can.

Perfume and sweet apples on the nose

No head, no film, no collar, no lace

Tastes like apple juice with some strawberries mixed in. Barely beer, waste of good water. Pass it by. I snared a can at a party to bring home, glad I did not pay any $ for this.

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Photo of whitehawk330
3/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of dogfishandi
2.11/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

12 oz clear bottle into a snifter. Best before May 05 14

Pours a crystal clear super light golden yellow color. White head fizzed away instantly after the pour leaving absolutely nothing.

An apple cidery aroma with mostly strawberry. Fake candy green apple. Very artificial and very sweet smelling. Almost medicinal.

The taste is pretty much all sweet sugary artificial strawberry. Very watery. This is a beer?

Super light in body, very watery.

This is like a straight up wine cooler, I don't know how they get off calling this a beer. Too sugary, too fake tasting.

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Photo of zapx
1.5/5  rDev -42.7%

Photo of TheKwameYeboah
2.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of moundbz
3.83/5  rDev +46.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WVbeergeek
2.25/5  rDev -14.1%

Photo of IchLiebeBierZu
2.63/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of cmwilliq
2.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of sgttibbs
2/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of acurtis
3/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of Brenden
2.52/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I can't say this beer doesn't look the way I expect It to, and similar to the apple version: like carbonated apple juice. There's about five seconds of fizzy white head that spritzes like a soda and drops off completely. Little spotting is left but, hey, it's there.
Strawberry is there, kind of like those wrapped candies that always somehow got out of the wrapper and stuck to the bottom on the inside and got sticky pick stuff all over your fingers when you finally pulled it out covered with white fuzz. There's also a pressed cider/apple aspect, and I wonder if, like juice blends, this beer utilizes some of the original apple. It's sweet with a little dusty malt, and I think maybe some caramel malts were used as a hint comes out on the tongue. This will satisfy the crowd who likes wine coolers but wants to look cool by drinking a beer. To borrow a more recent colloquialism, it's alcopop.
The feel isn't too bad. It's thin, to be sure, but not too watery, and the crispness keeps things going. It could be cleaner on the end, but it's not too grainy and, fortunately, not sticky.

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Photo of chuckgietzen
2.62/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of mbratt93
2.49/5  rDev -5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Too sweet for my liking.

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Photo of nuebs
1/5  rDev -61.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of cclark67789
4/5  rDev +52.7%

Photo of tdm168
2/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of norinco
2.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of Mpenders
2.25/5  rDev -14.1%

Photo of ordybill
2.64/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass.
Aroma- Smells like artificial strawberries with some grain tossed into the mix.
Appearance- The best part of this experience, a light copper color with no head to speak of.
Taste- Incredibly sweet, but an artificial sweet flavor with a beer aftertaste, not for me.
Palate- A light bodied beer with moderate carbonation with a sweet tart candy like experience for the aftertaste.
Overall- I do enjoy some fruit beers but this is just so over the top and artificial I didn't care for it.

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Redd's Strawberry Ale from Miller Brewing Co.
2.62 out of 5 based on 265 ratings.
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