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Missouri, United States
American Amber / Red Lager
Ranked #89
Ranked #30,119
2.61 | pDev: 27.97%
May 01, 2023
Dec 10, 2006
Notes: 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.
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Rated: 3.17 by QuintusHorace from California

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Rated: 1 by Beergod420 from Michigan

Nov 06, 2022
Rated: 2.94 by acurtis from New Jersey

Oct 28, 2022
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Reviewed by DrOfGolf from Delaware

2.23/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25
Wife's friend had this and offered two of these to her. Told me to have one and truthfully, I was not able to finish it. Strange taste to me. Guess it's the non-gluten. Not my kind of beer.
Oct 08, 2022
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Reviewed by Mikeconns

2.7/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.75
Trying this out as I may need to go gluten free. I so wanted this to be a good alternative. First off it's too carbonated for me. The actual flavor is difficult to pin down, but I'm not sure it's a beer I could have more than one of...which will please my wife. Looking for a better solution.
Oct 07, 2022
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Reviewed by dacrza1 from New Jersey

2.64/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
DATE: February 19, 2022... OCCASION: back from the WMC semifinal loss, we turn to the Office (and I, to this beer) to lift our spirits... GLASSWARE: Baltika stonge... an orange-amber body shows reasonable effervescence that builds a quarter-finger of off-white, sudsy head... looks palatable... light lemon zest, toasted biscuit, faint hard fruits, honey, and cough drop... a rather clean, refreshing, cider-like movement through the palate... its start has a bit of hoppy chatter, while its finish is refreshingly soft and swift... not much of the limited aroma makes it to the flavor profile--what does is honey, pear, apple, wood, and banana... there isn't a lot to its substance, but it does hit the genre's goal well enough... at its ABV%, this wins for a long night of drinking... as a stand-alone, not too much to celebrate... in can be found in most beer stores, so that is also a plus...
Feb 20, 2022
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

1.83/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75
Gluten free? Yes? Taste free? Yes! I understand there’s a market for this, but this was almost undrinkable, and got worse as it warmed. Sorghum makes for a funky, musty overall aroma and taste. Blech.
Jan 12, 2022
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Reviewed by md3kcn from North Carolina

3.19/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75
Purchased as a single bottle from Ingles for $1.50. Poured into a nonic pint glass.

L - Clear amber with a one-finger sudsy off-white head. Actually great lacing.
S - Sweet, but not in a sugary way. Herbal. Some kind of fruit, but I can't pin down which one.
T - It tastes like literal raw sugar cane, minus most of the sweetness - but I can tell it's sweet, if that makes any sense at all. Almost tastes of granny smith apple skin, but then it doesn't. A somewhat metallic finish. It doesn't taste objectively bad, though.
F - Medium-light body with nitro-like carbonation. Refreshing. Wet. Crisp.
O - This beer's flavor HAS to be an acquired taste. Not for the reason I see many people drinking it (I don't), but because it doesn't taste bad, but for the reason that I'm not familiar with the flavors present. It's this non-cloying sweetness, with some sort of herbal vibe, minus the herbs. It almost tastes like a sassafras soda, but not in any sort of "exact" sense. It's almost like Malta Goya, but swap the Raisin Bran flavor with some mysterious flavor you've never had that can only be in the area of "molasses" - but not really. Buy it to try it yourself, but I probably won't again.
Dec 15, 2021
Rated: 1.92 by Lucnifter from California

Nov 03, 2021
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Rated by Quimel

5/5  rDev +91.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
I have Celiac and Redbridge is the best tasting gluten free beer!
Nov 01, 2021
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Reviewed by Cynthi

5/5  rDev +91.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Love this! Having to be gluten free is the absolute pits and I had no high expectations for this beer. While it doesn't have that pungent beer smell, it's light and smooth and actually tastes great! I was very pleasantly pleased and will definitely buy this brand again. The "beer guy" at my local Kroger said this was the best gluten free beer on the market. Right now, I'll agree!
Aug 27, 2021
Rated: 5 by Dalkri from Massachusetts

Aug 04, 2021
Rated: 2.13 by Eddyfunt from Michigan

Jul 08, 2021
Rated: 2.78 by Chilmer from Iowa

Jun 27, 2021
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Reviewed by VelvetExtract from Massachusetts

2.52/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Recently diagnosed with late-developing Celiac disease. Looks like it's Redbridge and other gluten-free offerings going forward for this newly semi-retired reviewer. My reviews will steadily decline going forward. Run towards the fire with eyes wide open, grinning ear-to-ear, my fellow reviewers!
Apr 30, 2021
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Rated by Leviroyer4 from Maine

4.9/5  rDev +87.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Great finally a true gluten free beer send it to me for life would drink everyday
Apr 17, 2021
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Reviewed by jjamadorphd from Florida

2.8/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75
I had to try this sorghum-free beer...

...Not that it was bad or good, just different. The strangest thing was the smell, it had a coca-cola-like odor to my nose. I couldn’t shake it. Anyway, it’s nothing really bad but certainly nothing special either.
Apr 05, 2021
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Reviewed by Stephenkerr from Massachusetts

3.42/5  rDev +31%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4
Got this since my girlfriend is gluten free - I've had it occasionally over the years. It wasn't a stunner but felt like a reliable red lager. Drinkable and inoffensive.
Feb 17, 2021
Rated: 2.51 by lakewy17 from New Hampshire

Jan 20, 2021
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Rated by randelhall from Ohio

3/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Average beer ... but I can't put my taste buds on it but missing something
Dec 23, 2020
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Reviewed by BlackBeerPirate from Illinois

2.93/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Taste: hint of some cider, sour fruit, corn, earthy grains, airy mouthfeel. Cider like nose. Caramel colored hue, clear, with small head and lace. Medium/light body. Not my kinda taste.
Nov 25, 2020
Rated: 2.61 by ahuey333 from Wisconsin

Aug 24, 2020
Rated: 2.75 by Velivolus1 from Vermont

Jul 19, 2020
Rated: 2.2 by Jcarriglio from Florida

Apr 16, 2020
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Reviewed by beersampler6 from Michigan

3.1/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
This one wasn't bad. My first gluten-free, wheat-free beer so I had low expectations and on that front, it wasn't too shabby at all. Reminded me of a slightly more flavorful, less watered-down AAL. No date printed on bottle. Pours a lighter amber color with just a thin film of white head and no real lacing. Smells of malt, grain, caramel, a little nuttiness, no real hops. Tastes similarly, somewhat refreshing and not too bad but a little touch of sweetness at the finish. Mild thin mouthfeel, decent carbonation. I tried it and it wasn't too bad but I wouldn't buy it again.
Apr 01, 2020
Rated: 2.5 by blissfulNemo from Michigan

Dec 06, 2019
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Reviewed by Bouleboubier from New Jersey

2.81/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75
(12 oz bottle, 19259; purchased single off shelf... poured into a 14 oz mug)

L: polished-clear, amber liquid; fizzy off-white head.... razor-thin collar remains, no lace

S: vaguely grassy-herbal tone ahead of a mildly grain-syrup base: slight note of apple cider vinegar?... decent relative intensity, but clearly lacking malt

T: ooof! hmm... papery and dry up front, with a bit of a lightly-sweetish, basic cider aftertaste... long after the first sip, the aftertaste is that of a weaker, drier Sidral Mundet, with a subtle cooked corn kernal note... subtle phenol spice builds, remaining mellow but lingering along with the corn

F: very lightly-spritzy carbonation, rather dry finish... its body is thin, lacking roundness, with a strange almost inward, vacuum drop in the finish

O: not terrible, but perhaps not worth it on its own... tastes more like a beer-flavored diet alco pop? (1602)
Nov 15, 2019
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Reviewed by AlyssaHarder

1.86/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
This beer has such an odd aftertaste and is ridiculously sweet. This is the first gluten free beer more people have tried and it sours the idea of a good gluten free beer. They are definitely out there, but this is not one of the good ones. Stick with a cider or find something less mass produced.
Nov 15, 2019
Rated: 1.22 by hardy008 from Minnesota

Oct 25, 2019
Rated: 2.54 by DrewsBrews450 from North Carolina

Aug 12, 2019
Rated: 3.02 by sumnerw from Texas

Aug 06, 2019
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Reviewed by Chatterbox from Ohio

5/5  rDev +91.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
A gluten free beer that actually tastes like a beer!!! Glad I found this because there are not too many gluten free beers out there that don't taste like a fruity wine.
May 11, 2019
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Reviewed by JimboBrews54 from Michigan

3/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Meh, this would be the best reason to rate this beer. If you crave anything gluten free, start with this and then try some hard cider. If you do not like apples then try something else beer related. That is all I have for now. A middle of the road brew that finishes clean and keeps consistent texture throughout.
Apr 23, 2019
Rated: 2.35 by Higdon from Maryland

Apr 20, 2019
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Reviewed by Glutard from Georgia

5/5  rDev +91.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
I'm rating this a 5 because, unlike many of the reviewers, I do have to avoid gluten at all costs -- or risk becoming very sick. I had given up on the idea of ever having beer until trying Omission, but I honestly think it's just OK. I rarely bothered to buy it. I decided to try Redbridge when I saw it in a local grocery store (which is something of a miracle in itself) and I'm enjoying my first one as I write this review. I'm thrilled that it actually tastes like beer to me! Before gluten issues, I wasn't a gourmet beer drinker, but I do know what I like and Redbridge works for me. I'm very grateful that someone bothered to make a gluten-free beer that wasn't an apple cider beer or a beer that tasted like it had already gone flat. I'm happy!
Mar 18, 2019
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Reviewed by Melena99 from Kentucky

5/5  rDev +91.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
I love this beer! I grieved when I thought I’d never enjoy beer again after being dignosed with a gluten allergy. This beer is a game changer! I love the taste, the smoothness and the sweet after taste. Ahhhh my life has become so much better since this discovery!!! Highly recommended!
Mar 13, 2019
Rated: 2.64 by Griphon from Florida

Feb 22, 2019
Rated: 2.25 by Zenboy99 from Wisconsin

Jan 28, 2019
Rated: 2.5 by -Andrew- from Michigan

Jan 15, 2019
Redbridge from Anheuser-Busch
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