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Bud Light - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud LightBud Light

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BA SCORE
47
awful

5,156 Ratings
THE BROS
43
awful

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Ratings: 5,156
Reviews: 1,437
rAvg: 1.85
pDev: 38.38%
Wants: 40
Gots: 823 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-22-2001

Bud Light is brewed using a blend of premium aroma hop varieties, both American-grown and imported, and a combination of barley malts and rice. Its superior drinkability and refreshing flavor makes it the world’s favorite light beer.
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Ratings: 5,156 | Reviews: 1,437
Photo of Alexbrewer93
1/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

dont settle for this.. if this is the only thing to drink then just drink water. not worth it. id much rather drink dog urine.

Photo of nucloid
4.81/5  rDev +160%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is another one of the few types of beers i've had. Not much to really say about it. It tastes quite good and goes down smoothly. So far this is my third favorite beer.

Photo of G_C_7
2.75/5  rDev +48.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Solid light beer. Nothing special, but very drinkable.

Photo of emptyglassagain
2.3/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25

It's bud light. It's got it's place but not my favorite

Photo of Brett47
1/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Tastes like smart water only worse

Photo of Joseph01
1.71/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Color - Straw, clear yellow

Aroma - Very bland, grain notes if any

Palate - Bland, slight grain taste

Overall - below average beer

Photo of Wookieboy1
1.21/5  rDev -34.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

"Brewed the hard way?" If that means making headache inducing swill, then yeah, I guess it is.

Photo of ShaunJ
1.25/5  rDev -32.4%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

It's all subjective. I personally don't like it.

Photo of pkalix
3.07/5  rDev +65.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

okay, look..... it's, like, 86 degrees with low humidity and some sweat dewin' up on the brows..... got the Budweiser Christmas Horsey mug mom gave me years ago before she passed and it is chilled to frozen. Ice cold Bud Lite, poured softly, guzzled quickly, is really a damned fine brew. THAT is what bud lite is for!!! wish i had another one! all i have left are Jai Alai, Crooked Tree, Citra Showers and Tongue Tickles.... oh, and some Surly and some Resin..... hey the crummy stuff has its place! scores reflect the hot day, chilled mug and ice cold bud lite. i haven't had one of these in years.... like 20..... special thanks to Dethmtl scoring this outdated prize for me! he really didn't wanna give it to me; i had to twist his arm. beer number 1231 on BA!!!!!!!

Photo of meganrosso
3.13/5  rDev +69.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Not a big fan of light beers, but if I do get one I get bud light. Has a good taste and after taste with a good amount of carbonation

Photo of Eziel
2.52/5  rDev +36.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Ugh. DOWN. Drink Only When Necessary

Photo of BigMFDaddy
2.36/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

If you want To have something to drink after cutting the grass on a hot day, that quick refreshment this could be suitable. Personally think there are other light beers that do it better

Photo of tdizzlegrizzle
1/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This beer is just awful.

Photo of losthusker
2.51/5  rDev +35.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Okay I grew up on this swill so to me its all kind of an apples and oranges kind of deal when I reflect on my days of pounding this beer exclusively and repentlessly. Because of my history with it and its smoothness/quenchability on a hot day I won't hate on it. Fortunately I've outgrown this American classic but it is comforting to know it's there if need be. Yeah, yeah, yeah, it's watery, gross and tasteless. Perfect situational beer.

Photo of RonJensen
1/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

What a piece of shitty beer this is and I hate AB for advertising it so fucking much. What a bunch of degenerate retards their customers are, for drinking this crap.

Photo of Pumpkin-Head
2.42/5  rDev +30.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours a straw colored blonde with minimal head. Smell is very bland with the only notable whiff being grains. Tastes more robust than nose (not saying much) and is one of my favorite domestic light beers (not saying a lot). Feels like carbonated water with "light beer" aftertaste.

Photo of boshzordof
1/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I just saw that superbowl commercial again last night while watching tv, so Fuck you!

Photo of DevAJ
3/5  rDev +62.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I decided to revisit Bud Light because I decided to do a side by side by side taste test of 16 ounce aluminum bottles of Bud Light, Coors Light, and Miller Lite. Bud Light is by far the best of the 3 big names. It has by far the most malt and hops flavor, but it was surprisingly the easiest to drink. Of course you have to keep in mind that it is still a light beer, so if you are wanting a lot of hops, this isn't for you, but for the style, Bud Light wins hands down when it come to the "Big Three".

Photo of Comrailfan
1/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I am amazed that anyone could and would drink this and call it beer? There are many other session beers for hot days that actually taste like a beer. The only thing good about AB is the Clydesdales and their beer commercials.

Photo of MarvinSnyder
4/5  rDev +116.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm sorry, but i just cannot help being a little sentimental with this rating... So...

To my faithful friend,

Thanks for all the memories!

Yours truly,

Photo of darthmandrew
1/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This is simply shit beer.

Photo of redsoxjim
1.21/5  rDev -34.6%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

The worst of the three (Miller, Coors, bud) main American lights .

Photo of GageFreeman
2.06/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Taste horrible to me not something I recommend

Photo of DucksFan16
1.27/5  rDev -31.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.25

This website seriously wants me to justify my rating by writing a few words about this awful beer?

Photo of dabone
3.81/5  rDev +105.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Decent hop aroma. Very thin looking and thin mouthfeel. Good malt flavor with a hint of hops. Great beer on a hot day and for multiple sessions.

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Bud Light from Anheuser-Busch
47 out of 100 based on 5,156 ratings.