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Bud Light - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud LightBud Light

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BA SCORE
47
awful

4,336 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,336
Reviews: 1,276
rAvg: 1.85
pDev: 36.76%
Wants: 15
Gots: 252 | 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:
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.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-22-2001)
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pcsnyder

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev +8.1%

05-10-2013 16:14:40 | More by pcsnyder
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NeverSettle

Texas

1.25/5  rDev -32.4%

06-17-2012 04:14:07 | More by NeverSettle
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jngrizzaffi

Texas

2.25/5  rDev +21.6%

06-07-2013 03:41:08 | More by jngrizzaffi
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ParkbrauFan

Iowa

1/5  rDev -45.9%

03-28-2014 22:05:24 | More by ParkbrauFan
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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -45.9%

07-21-2012 01:30:48 | More by GiantMidget
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Carl_R

Oklahoma

2.03/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A - straw, light yellow

Smell - not much to the smell

T -not much taste, slight rice taste, crisp when cold

M - light and well carbonated

O - Nothing memorable about the beer, but it will do in a pinch on a hot day. Its best out of a ice cold cooler.

Serving type: can

07-20-2013 01:54:41 | More by Carl_R
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Skillz

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

01-08-2014 00:26:38 | More by Skillz
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cmwilliq

Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

01-23-2014 03:26:21 | More by cmwilliq
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Brinks

Alabama

1/5  rDev -45.9%

03-14-2014 00:21:20 | More by Brinks
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I2uss

Minnesota

2/5  rDev +8.1%

11-18-2011 17:58:54 | More by I2uss
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robertjskelton

Alabama

1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

08-30-2013 00:50:07 | More by robertjskelton
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banger7

New York

1/5  rDev -45.9%

11-01-2012 19:26:01 | More by banger7
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huddyball

New Hampshire

2/5  rDev +8.1%

04-20-2013 19:40:05 | More by huddyball
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pweis909

Wisconsin

2.17/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Can of Bud Light, offered at my in-laws.

This review reflects my honest assessment of a beer within a style that isn't a favorite. And to be honest, it doesn't suck. Out right. It's only offense is that it doesn't dare to be anything.

I didn't actually pour it in a glass, so I'll assume appearance is average for style. Perhaps that means I'm not given it justice in the aroma department? There is a bit of smell that I don't know how to describe other than American macrobeer smell. No malt, no hops, just that slightly acrid smell that typifies the style, in my mind.

The taste actually did surprise me. I initially could taste some grainyness and a small amount of sweetness which is much than tasting nothing. Hops? I don't think there are any. Bitterness? Not really. Just what is imparted by the carbonation. You can only taste that grainy sweetness because there isn't anything else complex.

Mouthfeel is thin, which is the style I suppose.

Drinkability is like carbonated water. Not my favorite.

Serving type: can

11-10-2006 00:15:22 | More by pweis909
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mpenske

California

1.75/5  rDev -5.4%

01-27-2014 03:27:22 | More by mpenske
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allboutbierge

Austria

1.8/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

Baaaaaadddd. Straw-transparent color with white fizzy head. Bottle opened like a bottle of seltzer with the sound off psssttttt. Flavorless at first but leaves an after taste of adjuncts, corn, and veggies. Carbonation is off the charts. Its light and tasteless, making it an acceptable substitute for water (or even milk, right PETA?).

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2003 07:52:10 | More by allboutbierge
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Bobbydigi

Kansas

1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

01-06-2012 22:50:11 | More by Bobbydigi
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jhartley

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev +8.1%

10-21-2013 12:07:14 | More by jhartley
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DaveRinn

Washington

1.25/5  rDev -32.4%

01-13-2014 05:29:40 | More by DaveRinn
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SitkaSteve

Alaska

3/5  rDev +62.2%

05-24-2014 23:36:34 | More by SitkaSteve
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DesMoinesMike

Iowa

2.23/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

It's served in every bar in the counrty, sold in every grocery store, and has been tried by every person in America. The question is, why is something that has almost no color, no body, a taste that varies between hose water and horse urine, considered to be America's Beer? The answer, marketing. With a product that's mostly water shot through a fermentation chamber like a coffee percilator, it can be made by the billions of cans. And with this, stuff, being sold everywhere and getting unreasonable amounts of money, thay can afford commercials that brainwash people into thinking this is actually what beer is suppose to be. Sad, very sad.

It has a typical body for a light beer.
The taste can be slightly acidic at times, depending on the batch.
It has a little bit of a wheat smell, although I can only tell the smell when somebody who has had too much of this spills it onto my jeans.

Serving type: on-tap

04-04-2008 04:23:05 | More by DesMoinesMike
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Jmick28

Arizona

2/5  rDev +8.1%

05-23-2012 23:44:42 | More by Jmick28
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Jackal

West Virginia

1.25/5  rDev -32.4%

07-26-2013 04:52:59 | More by Jackal
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WesMantooth

Ohio

1.25/5  rDev -32.4%

02-01-2014 18:41:05 | More by WesMantooth
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drizzam

Wisconsin

1.15/5  rDev -37.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Have you seen American Pie 2 when Shifler was laying back blindfolded and the girl was going to feed him champagne but was knocked out by a falling flower pot...and then the guy on the balcony relieves himself all over shiflers face?? Well, I think that drinking Bud Light is a similar experience. The taste is of a mild urine quality (I'm guessing that's what urine tastes like) with a twang of aluminum can for an aftertaste. The only nastier beer I have drank is Skol somewhere overseas. A good inbred hillbilly beer though...

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2002 22:24:26 | More by drizzam
Bud Light from Anheuser-Busch
47 out of 100 based on 4,336 ratings.