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Busch Signature Copper Lager - Anheuser-Busch

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98 Ratings
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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.12
pDev: 19.23%
Wants: 4
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: boilermakerbrew on 01-30-2014)
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GrnLntrn

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +44.2%

07-26-2014 15:18:34 | More by GrnLntrn
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KC9LDB

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +44.2%

02-12-2014 19:41:04 | More by KC9LDB
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GloryToTheHops

Kentucky

4.15/5  rDev +33%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The thing about this beer is, it's a one trick pony. It's not a brilliant craft lager, but it's the first time I feel Budweiser has produced a lager that's actually worth my time and money. It's tasty, affordable, and there's truly nothing offensive about it. Plus, that 5.7% is a lot more suitable to a craft beer veteran than a Yuengling Amber clocking in at 4.4%. Honestly, in my book it's like a better Yuengling. If you enjoy some cheaper lagers from time to time, or are already a fan of Yuengling Amber, you owe yourself to try this. I couldn't believe how much I enjoyed it. I plan to smash about twelve of these with a buddy tonight.

Serving type: can

02-23-2014 23:20:59 | More by GloryToTheHops
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nicholas2121

Ohio

4.13/5  rDev +32.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Busch Signature Copper is not your average Busch Beer. This is a a lot darker in color. not amber as other Busch Beers. Being 5.7 abv witch is high than Busch being 4.6 and Busch Ice at 5.9. This is one Busch Beer that I would write home about. Great Brew for the Money.

Serving type: can

02-09-2014 03:04:40 | More by nicholas2121
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tyleeis

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +28.2%

03-10-2014 19:32:47 | More by tyleeis
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alcoholinside

Iowa

4/5  rDev +28.2%

03-13-2014 01:20:08 | More by alcoholinside
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampling right on 2/28/14. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a tulip glass.

Pours a pretty reddish-copper in color with a 1-finger slightly off-white foamy head that settles down to just the top and sides. Some lacing is seen which each sip. The aroma is of sweet corn, grain and caramel malts. The taste is the same with the caramel malts coming out for the finish. Perfect carbonation and goes down easy. No harsh or bitter finish at all. Is this a 'Bud' product???

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2014 22:36:51 | More by BeerWithMike
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jsisko01

Michigan

4/5  rDev +28.2%

03-23-2014 21:03:42 | More by jsisko01
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joe12pk

Michigan

3.86/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bought a 25 oz. can one more time just to see if I was mistaken the first time. Nope. This beer is a real class act. Don't be fooled by the word "Busch" on the label. This is a totally different and thoroughly enjoyable AB animal altogether.

A - Dark tea, head disappears quickly, minimal lacing

S - Corn, malt, roasted grains

T - Sweet corn, malt, roasted grains, and hops

M - light

O - One of the best adjunct beers I've had in many a moon. Most beers get worse the longer they sit. This one gets a little sweeter. Nice. Great beer for the price. AB finally gets one right.

Serving type: can

04-27-2014 05:41:08 | More by joe12pk
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MarkSmith86

Wisconsin

3.76/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I know for a fact that A/B nailed it when they made this. Its exactly what it says on the can. Its a awesome brew, great great copper color, rich aroma and a smooth taste going down. And for $1.10 cents a can/25 ounce, I can pretty much step out on the limb and say it will hang with the more expensive darker amber brews.

Serving type: can

03-01-2014 08:38:30 | More by MarkSmith86
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a0lbudman

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +20.2%

05-29-2014 00:19:13 | More by a0lbudman
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djchrismac

Ohio

3.71/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Was told by a coworker that this beer was not a bad beer for the price. Was skeptical at first being it is a Busch beer. Grabbed a six pack of tall boys. Poured into my pint glass. I am shocked at the flavor of this beer. Definitely worth checking out. I enjoy trying every different beer I can find. Yuengling has been my to go beer for years. This Busch Copper is better I think. I believe I have found my new go to beer.

Serving type: can

05-20-2014 16:58:59 | More by djchrismac
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bullwinkle88

Isle of Man

3.7/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Solid beer, I was able to try this. Obviously my expectations weren't extraordinarily high but I was real pleased. None of that nasty aftertaste that you find with most beers (Busch included) at this price point. For a low profile roll-out, I find this to be MUCH better than the Black Crown or Miller Fortune or those similar amber styled beers. Its actually kind of funny. Leave it to the Busch brand to make the actually "good" beer. Definitely an A+ on the Bang For Your Buck matrix

Serving type: can

03-08-2014 18:17:06 | More by bullwinkle88
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chuckm

Indiana

3.59/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I confess. I recently bought a riding lawn mower and lawn mower beers have lost some of their appeal :( But the good news is this is a beer with enough body and taste to make me take note (after acknowledging its relatively low cost) Not one I will be having with the guys at a tasting but a solid beer for household chores and what not.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2014 01:35:29 | More by chuckm
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wejohnsn

Texas

3.55/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Big surprise here. I had been looking for something between a mild IPA and a cheep lager. This is it.
darker in colet than expected and the taste was light enough to refresh but strong enough to tire my taste buds. Poured into a 16 oz mixing glass from a can. 4.99 for a six pack and more alcohol than most cheap american lagers. tastes better than budweiser, miller and the value menu brews. looks like a beer instead of light straw stained water. good job with this one.

room temp tastes bland but cold its really good.

Serving type: can

05-08-2014 01:18:06 | More by wejohnsn
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Duff27

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- Inch tall white, fizzy head...fizzes down to a quarter inch and retains a cap and collar throughout. Body color is about as copper as you can get. Clumpy lacing is apparent.

S- Corn, bread/biscuit, caramel malts. Hints of a cola-like sweetness.

T- Slight caramel taste blends in with corn sweetness near flawlessly. Damn smooth, no harshness like you would find in most "higher ABV" macros. Would guess 5%abv.

M- Carbonation stays on the lower end until later on in each sip where it "catches up" to closer to what you would expect. Medium to medium-thin mouthfeel.

D/O- Taken for what it is, classified as an "American Amber/Red Lager", Busch Signature really blew away my expectations. I thought ABInBev was going out on a limb by dramatically upping the SRM color for one of it's flagship brands but this is a pleasant surprise and one that both I can see myself drinking in the future and one that will stick around and not be a "flash-in-the-pan".

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2014 23:46:12 | More by Duff27
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schoon

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

03-09-2014 00:50:07 | More by schoon
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coopdog1000

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

06-04-2014 22:12:57 | More by coopdog1000
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emwild12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

02-08-2014 16:12:19 | More by emwild12
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Beer4Mike

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

06-18-2014 20:29:26 | More by Beer4Mike
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woogie359

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

06-07-2014 12:41:50 | More by woogie359
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Miami66

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

03-08-2014 19:19:49 | More by Miami66
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priwen

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

07-05-2014 08:09:24 | More by priwen
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Gemini6

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

02-22-2014 08:05:02 | More by Gemini6
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stephensinner

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

04-08-2014 19:09:57 | More by stephensinner
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Busch Signature Copper Lager from Anheuser-Busch
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