Cobra (1100) - Banned City, - NOV 1, 2013
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
12 oz. clear bottle. MAR1714 freshness date. Apple cider color, with a thin white head. Aromas are of apples, with a funky background.
Thin body, thin mouthfeel. Tastes like a watered down apple cider with some vinegar in there.
Not the best Iíve ever had, that much is sure.
sliderider (4) - - OCT 31, 2013 does not count
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Not sure why a lot of people refer to this as a "beer" when clearly itís a cider. Miller Coors should have marketed it as such as using the word íAleí instead of íCiderí on the packaging leaves the potential buyer confused as to exactly what it is. A beer drinker would be turned off thinking itís a cider and a cider drinker would be turned off thinking itís a beer. If my local liquor store hadnít started stocking this in the cider cooler instead of with the cold beer, I wouldnít have bothered to try it myself.
The taste is within the norm of what you expect for a hard cider. Itís middle of the pack, not the best or the worst either. Not too sweet and not too dry. Aroma is of fermented apples, like you would expect from a cider. Leaves a faint lingering taste of sour apples in your mouth. Caramel color? Come on guys, you canít manage to get a rich, amber hue without resorting to artificial colorings?
Thereís much better choices out there for hard ciders like Woodchuck, Strongbow, Magners, Angry Orchard, but this one isnít one Iíd automatically turn my nose up at. I reserve that distinction for Harpoon.
jewels68 (1) - Fallbrook, California, USA - OCT 27, 2013 does not count
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Love this beer, very refreshing. Does not weigh you down... if you like ciders you should like this
Mittenator (1237) - Michigan, USA - OCT 26, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Looks like cider. Smells like cider. Tastes really sweet with an odd aftertaste.
markwise (4427) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 26, 2013
1.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
Bottle at recent college tasting. Pours a clear yellow with a soda-like white head. Nose is Mottís apple juice with some spices. Flavor is pure fizzy apple juice with lots of sweetness. Tastes like apple soda with alcohol. When I look up "meh" in the dictionary, this one is the illustration.
mrossini (34) - - OCT 23, 2013
2.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Tastes very light. Was hoping for more Apple taste, but instead was fairly dry and left me empty.
bpreo (1519) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - OCT 20, 2013
1.8 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
After months of being bombarded by TV and online advertisements, I decided to give Reddís a try. It was not very strong tasty. Out of all the CIderís I have had, it tasted the most like plain non-alcoholic apple cider. Nice at 5% alcohol. Could be dangerous.
TequilaReader (33) - Brick, New Jersey, USA - OCT 18, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
pale, clear, medium sweetness, light body, thin feel, soft carbonation, lightly carbonated apple juice, very drinkable
pras (428) - Maryland, USA - OCT 6, 2013
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
I donít know how this can be considered a beer. It is more like carbonated alcoholic apple juice. That being said, it is refreshing.
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - OCT 5, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Appearance: Clear bottle. Looks like apple juice... not like a beer at all. Appears heavily carbonated.
Smell: Not bad... just smells like, again, apple juice.
Taste: Apple juice. Or cider. It tastes apple-like on the front and is sweet and maybe somewhat sour for a split second, and then itís just gone. Not like a beer at all, in my opinion. The feel is pretty highly carbonated.
Reddís is HIGHLY drinkable, but nothing about this reminds me of beer. It drinks like hard apple juice, which isnít a bad thing, but as a beer, itís awful. I prefer this to something like a Mikeís (I find that to be way too sweet), so thatís saying something.