From a Non-Bud Drinker, I have to be impressed with the marketing efforts these guys have done over the years.

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They've aligned themselves with the Working Joe and the patriotism that comes along with it. So it's pretty understandable that they make a beer with George Washington's recipe. According to CNBC, the beer Called the Freedom Reserve Red Lager is looking to be malt forward with a hint of molasses and at 5.4% it's definitely crushable.

Curious about the body though and is it going to taste anywhere close to what Bud heavy tastes like? If that's a yes I'd be worried,  but it seems like they really are sticking to GW's recipe.

Budweiser isn't the first to make a beer from George Washington's military journal though, Bluepoint brewery in Long Island, NY also made a brew and coincidentally theyre owned by Bud...hmmm.

Well, I like the Patriotism, especially from a Belgian /Brazilian company like Anheuser Bush so I hope they keep going with it.