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Busch Signature Copper Lager - Anheuser-Busch

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73
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122 Ratings
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Ratings: 122
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 19.17%
Wants: 7
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: boilermakerbrew on 01-30-2014)
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Photo of dpage27
2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

dpage27, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of chuckm
3.59/5  rDev +14.7%
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.

chuckm, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of WeisGuy
3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

WeisGuy, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of Jarod_Florence
2.98/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

First of all, this is "cheap beer" rating. It will never hold its own against most beers reviewed here. Because of this, a 3.5 rating in any category equates to a perfect 5 rating for beers worthy of a proper review. Call it party beer, lawnmower beer, or whatever your term is.

That said, lets carry on. I've only seen these sold in 6-packs of 16oz cans for about a buck a can. The price is hard to beat. Poured from the can into a standard pint glass, chilled in a refrigerator. Being that its a pint of beer into a pint glass i stopped pouring when the foam reached the top.

A- Pretty darn good for a can beer. Amber in color with a tall head of foam that disappears faster than my money at the roulette wheel.

S- Nothing special here. Smells like cheap beer, with an ever-so-slight hint of roasted malt.

T- Again, pretty darn good for can beer. I personally like it better than any of the "big 3" canned beers. Slightly sweet, more or less balanced. You can tell its not all barley in there. Corn, rice, etc. come through like any other big co. canned beer.

M- Not overly carbonated, smooth and easy to drink, but hey, its gotta be easy to drink if it taste like this.

O- For the price, I may have found my new "cheap beer." Since i usually grab a case of High Life Light as my cheap beer choice I'll try em side by side before the final verdict. Nothing to complain about but also nothing to brag about. Much better than Miller Fortune or Bud Black.

Jarod_Florence, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of GrnLntrn
4.5/5  rDev +43.8%

GrnLntrn, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of ZAP
3/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I find this to be a nice lawnmower type beer with a little more character than some.

It has some toasty malt characteristics and the aroma and taste and finishes with a nice toasty sweetness.

Drinks easy and smooth. Kind of a hybrid AAL/Killians Red type of beer.

I've used this to boil brats in and it works great for that. Would be a decent tailgate beer for someone who wants something uncomplicated but with a little more flavor than a keystone light.

Certainly not a great beer but it has its place. Price seemed on the cheaper side. I'll be curious to see if this is still being made a year from now. My hunch is it won't.

ZAP, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of jemarent
2.5/5  rDev -20.1%

jemarent, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of mrdan77771
3.44/5  rDev +9.9%

mrdan77771, Jul 24, 2014
Photo of Eman17
2.5/5  rDev -20.1%

Eman17, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of Fosh
2.33/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

This is, at least in my neck of the woods, a cheap beer. It has a high alcohol content and great for a cheap buzz, or drunk if you drink the whole 6-pack. Poured in a Weizen Glass it produces a large head but provides little to no retention of the carbonation in the brew. Meaning this sucker goes flat faster than you can drink it. Lines of froth on on the glass do not stick as with other lagers. In my honest opinion, this beer is meant to be consumed from the can and, while tastes good for the first sip when poured, does not live long outside of it.

Fosh, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of beerfisher1
2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

beerfisher1, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of Gagnonsux
3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

Gagnonsux, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of Lukass
3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

Lukass, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of PvtSnowball
3.2/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Purchased from one of the local quick marts.

A: A very nice amber with good head. Unfortunately, the retention is poor.

S: Malt, grain and some sweetness. Some booze as well.

T: Same as the smell without the grain. A little bit much alcohol for 5.7.

M: Goes down easy with decent carbonation. A little thin though.

O: Not bad for a big brewer. Better than Black Crown but not as good as Yuengling.

PvtSnowball, Jul 16, 2014
Photo of Keithrob78
2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

Keithrob78, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of Rod_J
2.5/5  rDev -20.1%

Rod_J, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of JLaw55
3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

JLaw55, Jul 10, 2014
Photo of Eddyfunt
2.25/5  rDev -28.1%

Eddyfunt, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of wiseguywood
3/5  rDev -4.2%

wiseguywood, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of priwen
3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

priwen, Jul 05, 2014
Photo of UndulateSleet0
3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

UndulateSleet0, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of Chef_Paul
3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

Chef_Paul, Jun 25, 2014
Photo of budgood1
2.83/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

pours out of the 16 oz. can a deep amber colour with a rather robust foamy head. reduces to sparse lace. malt and adjunct aroma with sugary undertones. taste wise, it brings some toasty malt notes, and supporting adjunct. heavy carbonation makes it seem dense and meaty for a lager. a bit of straight up, no nonsense bitterness rounds things out. souped up body and dense mouthfeel. while intriguing and with character, not really too drinkable.

overall this seems like an amber bock on steroids. a beefy, cool weather lager. it's pretty flawless but also sort of dull. never was a fan of A-B's malt liqour lineup, but this is ok.

budgood1, Jun 21, 2014
Photo of Beer4Mike
3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

Beer4Mike, Jun 18, 2014
Photo of GeauxSioux
2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

GeauxSioux, Jun 14, 2014
Busch Signature Copper Lager from Anheuser-Busch
73 out of 100 based on 122 ratings.