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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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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 19.75%
Wants: 6
Gots: 13 | 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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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

gritz147, May 18, 2014
Photo of bushwack
3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

bushwack, May 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

humdogj, May 17, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

jgunther71, May 15, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

krome, May 13, 2014
Photo of kleksbrew7
3.38/5  rDev +7.6%

Watch out here comes the big guys!

For a lager that comes from a brewery that makes some pretty bad stuff i must say i am pretty ok with this one.

The color is a nice gold with heavy white head. I think i can actually smell some hops! Medium light mouthfeel clean finish.

A nice drinking beer that i would buy again and again.

kleksbrew7, May 09, 2014
Photo of workingclassbrew
2.85/5  rDev -9.2%

Not a Anheuser-Busch man, but this looked inviting. Thought it might be Buschs version of Budweiser Black Crown.

Poured from a 16oz. Nice color, dark copper. Lots of carbonation. Head left quickly.

Smell, like most big name beers, nothing much, a little sour.

Easy drinking, carbonation upfront, then some nice malt. Little to no hops. The beer starts bubbly, then has flat finish. As the beer warms it takes on a more flat, less peppy way. Uninteresting beer, though I wouldnt turn it down. It has a kick after only half the can. Good for huntin, and fishin.

workingclassbrew, May 08, 2014
Photo of wejohnsn
3.55/5  rDev +13.1%

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.

wejohnsn, May 08, 2014
Photo of satellite86
1.5/5  rDev -52.2%

satellite86, May 05, 2014
Photo of WoodBrew
3/5  rDev -4.5%

WoodBrew, May 04, 2014
Photo of Tone
2.78/5  rDev -11.5%

Pours a clear, copper/golden color. 1/5 inch head of an off-white color. Slight retention and poor lacing. Smells of slight hops, slight sweet malt, pale malt, corn, and slight metallic. Fits the style of an American Amber / Red Lager. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with a high carbonation level. Tastes of pale malt, hint of sweet malt, hint of hops, slight corn, and hint of metallic. Overall, better than regular Busch, but still not much to rave about here.

Tone, May 02, 2014
Photo of joe12pk
3.86/5  rDev +22.9%

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.

joe12pk, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: Dark copper body, fairly clear. Light cream colored head that recedes quickly to a light wisp, with little or no lacing.

Aroma: Roasted grains and barley come out with the faintest touch of a toffee presence. Minimal metallic aroma in the end.

Taste: A very faint note of sweetened malts and toffee, otherwise a good deal of barley.

Mouthfeel: Medium to light in weight, carbonated.

Overall: I'm not gonna lie, I liked this probably more than my objective score suggests. It has a nice toasty taste and it goes down nice and smooth. This is a good cheap beer, on other words.

JuicesFlowing, Apr 26, 2014
Photo of dhannes
2.9/5  rDev -7.6%

Bought a 12-pack for $5.99, hoping for the best. After having two of them, I decided they weren't going to get any better.

A=Well, a nice caramel color with eggshell head...it LOOKS like a good beer.

S=Hint of caramel and apples and biscuits...it sort of SMELLS like it might be a good beer.

T=Right out of the fridge, it tastes like flat cola...only watered down. Maybe with a splash of apple juice. Thankfully, the bad taste was so mild and unnoticeable. I had hoped that this would be close to Miller's Third Shift...not even close. Third Shift is a much, much tastier beer than this.

M=Extremely watery. Extremely. A-B needs to cut about half the water out of the brewing process.

O=This might have been considered a breakthrough beer by a big brewery 30 years ago (hell, I think even Killian's is better), but not today. There is no need for this beer in the marketplace. I like Busch as AAL's go, but this doesn't even live up to the Busch name. It does not taste awful...well, what little taste there is is akin to flat cola. Will not buy nor drink this again.

dhannes, Apr 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

Eaglefan344, Apr 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

Jame515, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of EagleTalon
3.26/5  rDev +3.8%

25oz can boasting 5.7%abv. Pours out to a one inch head that laces initially then falls to permanent 1/8" layer. Color is a brownish copper. Aroma is sweet and adjuncty and sulfury. Flavor is clean, easy and a little on the sweet side. The toasted malt is faint but noticeable and welcome. Mouthfeel is light and slightly astringent. Overall it is the first product with the Busch label that I consider a "good call." Best beer for its price class, too.

EagleTalon, Apr 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

richkrull, Apr 15, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Jenessa, Apr 15, 2014
Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.44/5  rDev +9.6%

Busch Signature Copper Lager has a thick, foamy, egg shell-colored head, a clear, somewhat bubbly, copper appearance, and a decent amount of lacing sheen left behind. The aroma is of faint sweetness and a typical American-style lager note. Taste is of sweet, toasted malt, brown bread crust, and only the slightest hop bitterness to round it out. No alcohol pickup with this. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Busch Signature Copper Lager finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, and highly drinkable. For a value-priced beer, they did a good job with it.


RonaldTheriot, Apr 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

stephensinner, Apr 08, 2014
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1/5  rDev -68.2%

Walkerjgt, Apr 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

Ezra-Poundit, Apr 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

Slay40, Apr 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

nitter, Mar 31, 2014
Busch Signature Copper Lager from Anheuser-Busch
73 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.