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Lucky Buddha Beer - The Lucky Drink Company

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Lucky Buddha BeerLucky Buddha Beer

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BA SCORE
64
poor

283 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 283
Reviews: 110
rAvg: 2.69
pDev: 24.54%
Wants: 3
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Lucky Drink Company visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DogFood11 on 04-06-2007)
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Reviews by hoegaardenhero:
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hoegaardenhero

California

2.98/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

mad props to the bottle design but as soon as poured this and got a whiff, i knew i was in for a crappy experience

a: no head; straw color; some light bubbles;

s: light dry wheat; some sweet hay; weak weak; light skunkiness

t: dry wheat; sweet hay; light skunkiness; again, weak flavor but for an adjunct lager it is to be expected

m: maybe a little more body/syrupiness than others in the style; tight aggressive carb

d: don't be tempted by the cool bottle, you will absolutely regret it

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2010 03:43:42 | More by hoegaardenhero
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Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -7.1%

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Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -7.1%

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3/5  rDev +11.5%

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2.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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Michigan

1.25/5  rDev -53.5%

07-24-2014 18:26:36 | More by FrankHammer
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California

4/5  rDev +48.7%

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Georgia

3.25/5  rDev +20.8%

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South Dakota

2.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-21-2014 00:42:35 | More by harty83
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Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-20-2014 01:49:05 | More by Steelcitybeerman
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Ohio

2.25/5  rDev -16.4%

07-18-2014 23:13:25 | More by oxfordmini
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2.5/5  rDev -7.1%

07-18-2014 02:16:54 | More by D_toxic_AVENGER
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Exeter

Alberta (Canada)

2.25/5  rDev -16.4%

07-18-2014 02:15:25 | More by Exeter
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Gear54

Indiana

3.11/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

From a bottle into a pilsner glass.

A: pale yellow. No head or lace to speak of

S: Grass and wood are all I can come up with for this one. I cannot say I've ever came across a beer with this smell.

T: hops with a sweet finish. Orange peel maybe...

M: light mouth feel with a quick finish.

O: to me this is not worth buying another six pack. This pennies just ok.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2014 01:57:11 | More by Gear54
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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +30.1%

07-17-2014 01:28:03 | More by dpage27
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Ohio

3.25/5  rDev +20.8%

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Finks1991

Oregon

4.59/5  rDev +70.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Saw this on display at Bevmo and couldn't help but try it... the bottle is beautiful and great to show off for guests, but that speaks for itself - on to the beer.

Light and flavorful lager, says "chinese style" but I don't know what that means - to me it was pretty similar to heineken, a great warm weather beer, but something that would also be easy to drink year round. I didn't get any of the skunky aroma / taste that a few people have mentioned - maybe those were left in the sun too long?

All in all, I would definitely buy this again if I'm having people over or want to show up somewhere with an interesting six pack.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2014 00:08:17 | More by Finks1991
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Bethk81

Indiana

5/5  rDev +85.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

There is nothing I don't like about this beer. Except that I can only find one store in Indiana that sells it! The gimmicky bottle drew me in but the light, refreshing taste stole my heart. I'm not a fan of dark beers, and I do like a bit of lime or lemon in some.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2014 21:53:19 | More by Bethk81
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DB75

Texas

4.63/5  rDev +72.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I was never a real beer drinker until last year. A friend started turning me on to different imported beers. I found that I just can't really tolerate domestic beers, any longer. The next thing I new, I'm a bit of a beer snob. I came across Lucky Buddha and was intrigued by the bottle. I purchased some and took it home - now this beer snob has another brew to add to his list of faves.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2014 21:31:08 | More by DB75
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Drunkhammer

Texas

4.15/5  rDev +54.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I find this beer to have a nice combination of flavors that make it a good beer to enjoy bothah at the end of the day as well as at social events. The light golden color when poured and almost non existent head makes for a pleasureable glass of beer.

It has a smooth taste and lets face it the bottle is pretty cool.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2014 19:55:07 | More by Drunkhammer
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5/5  rDev +85.9%

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Nevada

4/5  rDev +48.7%

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ordybill

Georgia

2.23/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Lucky Buddha was a disappointment for me. The bottle intrigued me and I bought a sixer. When I popped the cap on the first one the immediate skunky smell caught my attention. I got past the stale odor and gave it a shot. The beer's flavor matched perfectly with the smell. My next thought was that the beer was old or had been repeatedly chilled and warmed. I am sure the beer sells pretty well due to the bottle shape. but I suggest that anyone interested in this beer by a single first. I am not sure if I caught a bad six pack or that was the actual flavor being aimed for.

Serving type: bottle

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Ohio

3/5  rDev +11.5%

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barczar

Kentucky

3.14/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Brilliant golden color with nearly no head.

Aroma is grainy and slightly skunky, with a touch of floral hops.

Flavor follows suit, with a fairly bready background and definite skunky notes.

Body is fairly light, with moderate to high carbonation and a touch of alcohol warmth.

The skunky notes are offputting, but the overall background is pretty decent.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2014 00:41:46 | More by barczar
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Lucky Buddha Beer from The Lucky Drink Company
64 out of 100 based on 283 ratings.