Redbridge | Anheuser-Busch

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66
poor
497 Ratings
THE BROS
71
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch
Missouri, United States
anheuser-busch.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

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.

Added by BeerBeing on 12-10-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
497
Reviews:
213
Avg:
2.73
pDev:
26.01%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
69
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 497 |  Reviews: 213
Photo of deadliest
2.18/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of jp32
2/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Jeesh, quite the trial brew here or what? I would think they could come up with some better ideas than this.

A bit amber in color, but not enough so. A bit "red" in the taste, but not enough so. A bit better than most of their offerings in the body and mouthfeel, but not enough. And it leaves a strange aftertaste. Really not sure what to make of this one, but I know I dont like it. It has an oddly dry and maybe fruity aftertaste. Something just doesnt match up well in this one.

They might be slowly headed in the right direction with a beer like this, but theres a lot of room for progress yet.

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Photo of JDizzle
2/5  rDev -26.7%

Photo of LukeGude
1.75/5  rDev -35.9%

Photo of probert
3.25/5  rDev +19%

Photo of RDW
1.25/5  rDev -54.2%

Photo of brandonld23
2.25/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of CreightonSM
1/5  rDev -63.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of BeerBelcher
2.66/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

This beer has the most bizarre odor. It smells like an empty grain silo. Flavor is actually not awful for a gluten-free beer, and is the best of the ones I've had. If I had a gluten allergy and I didn't succumb to a lack-of-beer-depression, I would drink this.

Appearance is a crystal clear light red. Head is present (a plus) although small and commercial looking. Flavor is faint and watery but lightly hoppy. Mouthfeel is slick and thin, like too warm public swimming pool water.

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Photo of Belittle
2/5  rDev -26.7%

Photo of MTNboy
2.58/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: A Copperish bronze slightly yellowish. There is not much lace and has a little head.

Smell: Smells of cheap hops but at the same time sweet.

Taste: Sweet candy taste really fruity but hard to describe. The aftertaste is kind of flat. It is kind of like Turkish Delight.

Mouthfeel: Watery.

Drinkability: Not as bad as I heard but I don't plan on buying it again.

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Photo of abcdefghijkyle
2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of Scotchboy
2.43/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

12oz bottle snagged from the wife's sixer, poured into a Ram pint shaker.

A: Pours a perfectly clear straw color with a gold-like shade to it, just darker than standard BMC...soapy white head fizzles quickly away, little-to-no-lace.

S: Clean, grain sweetness. Hints of red apples and cider. Maybe a ghostlike suggestion of honey...overall the aroma doesn't strike me as extremely "beer-like", not even for a light lager.

T: Follows the nose...tons of grain sweetness (though its not a 'malty' flavor)...absolutely ZERO hop presence or bitterness in this thing...warm cider and faint fruitiness emerges.

MF: Watery but refreshing...mouthfeel has lower carbonation than I expected. Thin but not unpleasant.

O: Really? It must be a lot harder to make GF beer than I think. This is pathetic.

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Photo of BrewAskew
2.13/5  rDev -22%
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.

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Photo of MammothTarantula
1.75/5  rDev -35.9%

Photo of Hibernator
3.08/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Redbridge
12 oz brown bottle
#06346 MR50
Served in a 20 oz tulip pint glass

Pours a transparent amber brown with a minimal head on top. Little spots of sticky lace cling to the glassware.

The nose is rather non existent with some sour notes in the background.

Taste is clean and somewhat neutral with some fruity notes, possibly pear. A touch of sweet & sour resonates. The mouthfeel is similiar to a mildly carbonated glass of seltzer water. This beer is somehwhat refreshing and unique. Probably not a beer that I would look for again, but a decent alternative.

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Photo of justinm4bama
3.5/5  rDev +28.2%

Photo of JayS2629
2.2/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A sourghum beer? Not so good. I see potential though.

A- Very clear amber color with thin whispy white head, no retention and no lace.

S- Very faint, a sweet caramel/toffee smell faint floral notes.

T- Follows the nose. Very watery, with bitter floral notes and slight sweet caramel tones.

M - Thin and watery

D- very watery, I had a hard time.

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Photo of Basoos1
2/5  rDev -26.7%

Photo of Dave1999
1.56/5  rDev -42.9%
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.

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Photo of HoppyBastard1
1/5  rDev -63.4%

Photo of LooseMoose1978
1.75/5  rDev -35.9%

Photo of Cloaked_Phantom
2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of bundy462
2/5  rDev -26.7%

Photo of Bear1964
3/5  rDev +9.9%

Redbridge from Anheuser-Busch
2.73 out of 5 based on 497 ratings.
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