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Bud Light - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud LightBud Light

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4,609 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,609
Reviews: 1,292
rAvg: 1.85
pDev: 37.84%
Wants: 16
Gots: 370 | 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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Photo of PintPal
1/5  rDev -45.9%

PintPal, Feb 04, 2012
Photo of Jonesyc13
3/5  rDev +62.2%

Jonesyc13, Feb 04, 2012
Photo of Dools9
1.9/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Poured with vigour into a shaker.

A: Extremely pale yellow, produced a bright white, soapy two finger head that receded very quickly. Tons of carbonation streaming up the glass.

S: Very faint aroma but what is there is sweet pale malt, sour, grainy funk a bit of metal. Not to inviting to say the least.

T: Sweet grains, corn, a bit sour like finish. Pretty sure rice is the adjunct used. Really doesn't taste like much to be honest.

M: Super highly carbonated, very light, very watery and fizzy. Refreshing on a hot day when a thirst quencher is needed and drinkability is just unreal at 4.2 abv.

O: It's drinkable. Not very good but drinkable and works really well for drinking games if that counts for anything.

Dools9, Feb 04, 2012
Photo of smakawhat
2.3/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Yup, I grabbed one from your fridge there during poker night when you weren't looking, somehow I think you wouldn't have mind. When was the last time I had one of these?!? Yikes ages, and since I am on the Light lager... off we go. Why not throw this sucker into a shaker pint, sure why not!

A very foamy and very white head is made off the pour and falls rather normally. Body color is a text book straw yellow and hay. However, this glass is swarming with cola carbonation, it is stuck on the sides everywhere. It rises fast. It looks like a swarm of bees are in my glass. Crystal clear.

Nose, pure and total corn. Very sweet smelling. Really not pleasant, truly light, nose seems to disappear after awhile leaving next to no aroma later on.

Taste overall a bit better than the nose but not by much. sugary malt sweet, light bodied. Feel is slightly syrupy but surprisingly with a faint tight carbonated fizz quality that leaves a real sense of metallic aftertaste (no it's not because it's in a can).

Overall it is what it is.

smakawhat, Feb 04, 2012
Photo of PuckPuck
2/5  rDev +8.1%

PuckPuck, Feb 04, 2012
Photo of CHickman
1.7/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Pours clear yellow with a two finger foamy white head that had tons of bubbles in it and faded quickly, leaving a little foam on top and zero lacing. This was as clear as club soda with yellow food dye – looked like a cup of pee.

Smelled of husk, sweet malt, corn and some faint caramel – that’s it, a very basic nose that barely lets grains come through.

Tastes of light grains, sweet malt, caramel, corn or vegetables and some sweet fruit, which is perhaps from the minimal amount of hops used. Tasteless and basically the training bra or beers for novice beer drinkers.

Mouthfeel is very light, crisp and refreshing, with a watery feel, a light body and very low fizzy carbonation.

The only reason to dink this beer is if you have no other beer to drink at a summer party.

CHickman, Feb 04, 2012
Photo of L1NH
2/5  rDev +8.1%

L1NH, Feb 04, 2012
Photo of gaahvey
2.25/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Poured into a 16 oz. Pint Glass.

Aroma - almost non-existent. Slight smell of harvested corn.

Appearance - its a bud light... very clear. large white head that quickly dissipates.

Taste - watery and alcoholic

Mouthfeel - very thin body. a lot of carbonation.

Overall, its a light american lager. There's not much else to say, its party beer.

gaahvey, Feb 03, 2012
Photo of JohnBeerRun
2/5  rDev +8.1%

JohnBeerRun, Feb 03, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +35.1%

abelikewha, Feb 03, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

mjh5397, Feb 03, 2012
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2/5  rDev +8.1%

Yummmmiller, Feb 03, 2012
Photo of dmorgan310
1/5  rDev -45.9%

dmorgan310, Feb 02, 2012
Photo of nrs207
1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

nrs207, Feb 02, 2012
Photo of McJeebie
1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

McJeebie, Feb 02, 2012
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1/5  rDev -45.9%

jonathaniler, Feb 02, 2012
Photo of UAyeroc2425
1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

UAyeroc2425, Feb 02, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev +21.6%

cbcrunch, Feb 02, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

jtnelson40, Feb 02, 2012
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1/5  rDev -45.9%

rsant, Feb 02, 2012
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1/5  rDev -45.9%

craftbrew502, Feb 02, 2012
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2/5  rDev +8.1%

DelicateDelirium, Feb 01, 2012
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1/5  rDev -45.9%

EddieG28, Feb 01, 2012
Photo of CoryR
1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

CoryR, Feb 01, 2012
Photo of rTheory
2/5  rDev +8.1%

rTheory, Feb 01, 2012
Bud Light from Anheuser-Busch
47 out of 100 based on 4,609 ratings.