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Bud Light - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
47
awful

5,128 Ratings
THE BROS
43
awful

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Ratings: 5,128
Reviews: 1,419
rAvg: 1.85
pDev: 37.84%
Wants: 39
Gots: 785 | 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: 5,128 | Reviews: 1,419
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 TheBeerMaster1
1/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Wish I could give this beer less than a one. Only beer I will say no to.

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

I don't see how it's humanly possible for this to be rated lower than Miller Lite. As I stated in my Miller Lite review, this at least has a hint of flavor. Miller Lite literally tastes like water. Would I buy this on a regular basis? No, but if it's a choice between Bud Light and Miller Lite, Bud Light wins hands down.

Personally for a cheap beer, regular Budweiser is the way to go as it's just as cheap as Bud Light and it has more flavor. If it comes down to best tasting light beer, that has to go to Heineken Light or Amstel Light, but Bud Light is far from the worst in my opinion. That distinction goes to Miller Lite.

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.

Photo of kkleu357
1.39/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.25

Out of all the big macro beers, this is easily my least favorite. Least amount of flavor, and what flavor there is is pretty terrible. The colder you drink this the better.

Photo of Michelleluw
2.08/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

If you're looking for a beer that's super "bongable", buy Bud Light. The taste and appearance are light and acidic. I don't recommend this unless you're looking to reminisce from your college days.

Photo of Urk1127
2.09/5  rDev +13%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Only thing good to me is carbonation regardless of everything else or any beer actually. Just like Budweiser with a whole lot of water.

Photo of cbh0028
3.13/5  rDev +69.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

I rated this in comparison to other light beers. Obviously it tastes like piss water compared to stouts and pale ales. But as far as the pretty new light beers go, this one isn't the worst.

Photo of BowWowWowYippyYoIPA
4.12/5  rDev +122.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Rating to style. You think it tastes like water? What AAL/light lager doesn't? And if you think it tastes like piss I have no perspective because that is a flavor profile I'm not familiar with.

Photo of chipper17257
1.25/5  rDev -32.4%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

In my opinion the worst of the shitty light beers

Photo of GMan310
1.03/5  rDev -44.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Gross. taste like someone put water in there beer and shook it up. rather just drink water

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

would rather just not drink

Photo of budlight75
3.65/5  rDev +97.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Favorite light beer so far

Photo of AngusOg
1.34/5  rDev -27.6%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

I thought maybe drinking this by the pool in the hot Florida sun might make this beer a little bit tolerable. (The choice was this or Corona without a lime (if it had been w/lime I would have opted for it)). I was wrong. I honestly felt like I wanted to puke after finishing my 16 Oz blue aluminum bottle. If I never drink another one of these for the rest of my life, I will definitely be cool with that.

Photo of Piploop
1.14/5  rDev -38.4%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Worst beer ever, drink yueng ling instead... Same price, better beer.

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

Beer pong beer. That is all it is

Photo of Hopmaniaman
1.28/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Nasty. When I like to feel like trailer trash I drink this

Photo of SenorElRaz
1.71/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

It looks like beer, but it tastes like liquid cardboard. I have no idea why so many people choose this over the many better (and cheaper) alternatives.

Photo of bobandy561
1/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This beer tastes like celery.

Photo of jasonwrag
2.77/5  rDev +49.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Blah blah blah blah beer

Photo of Funkyfreshkicks
3.76/5  rDev +103.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Party beer. Nothing more, nothing less

Photo of mhiggins08
1/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This "beer" is awful. Just plain bad.

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Bud Light from Anheuser-Busch
47 out of 100 based on 5,128 ratings.