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Lucky Buddha Enlightened Beer - The Lucky Drink Company

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BA SCORE
64
poor

402 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 402
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 2.69
pDev: 26.77%
Wants: 10
Gots: 72 | 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.

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2.25/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of gillagorilla
2.14/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

11.16 oz. bottle poured into a Flying Dog goblet

A: Golden yellow with no head or lacing.

S: Standard adjunct lager smell.

T: I could easily leave this blank. Not good. BMC bad.

M: Slight carbonation feel like a standard BMC beer.

O: We all know why I bought this one, for the bottle. I couldn't finish it.

Photo of BucannonXC5
3.19/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Type: 11.16-oz. bottle
Glass: Lagunitas mason jar
From: World Market in La Mesa (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $1.99
Purchased: July 11, 2013
Consumed: July 13, 2013
Misc.: Came in a heavy, green, oddly-shaped bottle with the Buddha on it

Poured a golden pale clear color with 2-3 fingers of white head. Plenty of foamy lacing along the sides on the way down. Pretty good retention on the top all the way down.

Initially didn’t smell anything, but then pilsner notes came on. Got corn, cereal, hay, honey, grass, wheat and caramel.

Tasted rather bland overall. Got cereal, honey, grass, hay, wheat, corn, lemon, banana, cloves and sour fruit.

Light body. Thin texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Abrupt finish.

Not terrible for the style. It sure beats some other (Bud products, Miller Lite, etc.).

Photo of Kunstman
3/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of RoamingGnome
2.51/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Lucky Buddha

Poured from 11.16 oz bottle into a mason jar. Served cold...

A) Straw yellow brew with a nice shimmer to it. A nice foamy head was produced on the pour. I was left with a dusting and a bit of lacing too.

S) Not very pleasant. I think both Miller High Life and MGD smell better, and I don't care much for either of those. It's just soggy grains, corn and rice. Kind of artificial ...

T) Not as shitty as the aroma, but mainly that is due to an overall lack of flavor. Warning... Due not let this warm up...

M) Light and bubbly... Goes down easy as can be. Not much to this one.

O) Aside from appearance, this was not highly enjoyable. I will say that if you enjoy collecting beer bottles, this is a nice addition to your collection. I cannot recommend the consumption of the contents within said bottle.

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3/5  rDev +11.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +30.1%

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2.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -7.1%

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3/5  rDev +11.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -7.1%

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2/5  rDev -25.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -7.1%

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3/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of aty11b
2/5  rDev -25.7%

Photo of tbeckett
2.81/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Bottle as a gift. From notes.

A - Poured with a one finger white head that went fast. Bright and golden with good carbonation, no lace, no retention.

S - Grassy, sweet grain. Not a bad hop presence. Oranges. Mild but OK.

T - Grassy, orange, sweet grain again. Mild again.

M - Smooth and clean with mild carbonation and a light body.

O/D - Not a bad lager. Smooth and not adjuncty. Decent enough.

Photo of craigreno
1/5  rDev -62.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -16.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -7.1%

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2/5  rDev -25.7%

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3/5  rDev +11.5%

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3.15/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

(Served in a globe glass)

A- This beer pours a crystal clear yellow body with a snow white head that is supported by a sea of slow bubbles. The head sticks to the glass as it breaks up.

S- The green dry licorice note has some noble hop hints and a faint sulfur hint when it is pretty warm. The smell is nice but pretty clean.

T- The soft slightly sweet taste of corn has a dry raw grain hint to it and a flat flavor in the finish. The field corn flavor returns on the exhale.

M- This beer has a light mouthfeel with a flat texture on the tongue and a tight scrubbing fizz in the finish.

O- This beer has a nice aroma of a good Kolsch but the flavor just doesn’t follow through. It has an odd “flat” flavor which is the only way I can really describe it. Almost like club soda without the carbonation.

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2/5  rDev -25.7%

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2.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3/5  rDev +11.5%

Lucky Buddha Enlightened Beer from The Lucky Drink Company
64 out of 100 based on 402 ratings.