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Busch Signature Copper Lager - Anheuser-Busch

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Busch Signature Copper LagerBusch Signature Copper Lager

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143 Ratings
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Ratings: 143
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 19.68%
Wants: 9
Gots: 23 | 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:
Beer added by: boilermakerbrew on 01-30-2014

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Photo of ZAP
3/5  rDev -3.2%
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.

Photo of jemarent
2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of mrdan77771
3.44/5  rDev +11%

Photo of Eman17
2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of Fosh
2.31/5  rDev -25.5%
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.

Photo of beerfisher1
2/5  rDev -35.5%

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of Lukass
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

Photo of PvtSnowball
3.19/5  rDev +2.9%
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.

Photo of Keithrob78
2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

Photo of Rod_J
2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of JLaw55
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of Eddyfunt
2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

Photo of wiseguywood
3/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of priwen
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

Photo of UndulateSleet0
4.02/5  rDev +29.7%

Photo of Chef_Paul
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of budgood1
2.84/5  rDev -8.4%
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.

Photo of Beer4Mike
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

Photo of GeauxSioux
2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

Photo of garymuchow
2.98/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

25oz can poured into "Old Style" glass able to hold it all. From the Bud website, "Smooth, full-bodied copper lager that offers bold flavor
without sacrificing affordability. Features a sweet aroma,
signature smooth taste, clean finish and distinctive copper
color". I'm afraid this one may have a bit of age on it with a date on bottom of can of "23JAN14"
So, here we go. Definitely a red lager with a red/gold hue and a tannish head which seems to fizzle it's way out of existence pretty darn quickly. Hard to pick up much of the advertised sweetness in the aroma, but I guess it's there in time. Initially pretty much a lager character with slight sulfur and zesty carbonation hitting the nose.
Certainly a little more flavor, but not a lot. A bit of malt character and a touch of sweetness that may grow old as I work through this. The can notes some toasted flavor and I get some of that too. Dries out quiet a bit and leaves the dryness hanging for a long while. Takes on some caramel sweetness as it warms.
Full, full and more full from carbonation. It fills the whole mouth and makes it hard to take a big hard pull on it. It stimulates the tongue though. I'm getting full quickly.
This is okay. I think I might like it better if it was warmer out and I was more thirsty as it falls closest to a lawnmower beer.

Photo of tommy5
3/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of woogie359
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

Photo of coopdog1000
3.75/5  rDev +21%

Photo of Xzfgiimtsath
1.75/5  rDev -43.5%

Busch Signature Copper Lager from Anheuser-Busch
72 out of 100 based on 143 ratings.