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Bud Light - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud LightBud Light

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BA SCORE
47
awful

4,327 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,327
Reviews: 1,276
rAvg: 1.85
pDev: 36.76%
Wants: 15
Gots: 249 | 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.

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Lockedin

California

3.28/5  rDev +77.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Graded Purely According to Style (though the word "style" might be offended...)

A: The only thing that might be lighter and fizzier is urinating after the 3rd or 4th one (Sorry to be so crude, but I thought it to be true). That said:

S: Salt, Seaweed, Campfire, Lowtide... I had this at the beach so even with my nose stuffed into the can - that's how it smelled - good times!

T: Completely inoffensive. Grain flavored, bubbly mineral water. No better, no worse - inoffensive.

M: Completely to style. Again - grain flavored mineral water, Very clean, very much Perrier. Very easy to session.

O: Very according to style, this is this common denominator, this is inoffensive, this is cheap, this is FREE with Mexican food at the after race party; so I can't bash it too much!! ;-)

Serving type: can

12-01-2011 08:48:01 | More by Lockedin
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zachturner39

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +116.2%

12-01-2011 06:29:10 | More by zachturner39
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bigox420

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev +8.1%

12-01-2011 05:26:59 | More by bigox420
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nh2032

New York

2/5  rDev +8.1%

12-01-2011 03:25:57 | More by nh2032
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ed11575

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev +8.1%

12-01-2011 02:22:31 | More by ed11575
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DiffuseTheBob

New Jersey

2/5  rDev +8.1%

12-01-2011 00:34:32 | More by DiffuseTheBob
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Daveychu

California

2/5  rDev +8.1%

11-30-2011 19:32:36 | More by Daveychu
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

1.55/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

In an effort to lower my average rating, I purchases a single of this from the ghetto mart down the street along with some energy drinks for my brutal week of exams. Tallboy poured into a Beck's pils glass.

2.5 A: Holy fuck this is light in color. I had no trouble reading a note that I left myself when looking through the beer from a top-down perspective. Faint yellow, similar to the way your piss looks at the end of a frat party binge fest. One finger of frothy white head. Retention was a bit below average and no lacing was left.

1.5 S: It looks almost like water and it smells almost like water as well. There's just about nothing going on here save for the lightest touch of graininess. About as boring as you can get.

1.5 T: It looks almost like water, it smells almost like water, and it tastes almost like water as well. Obviously nearly no hop bitterness or flavor. Again, slightest touch of graininess that distinguishes this from water. However, there is that slight corny vegetal flavor in there that grows in strength after each additional can that you beer bong, shotgun, or straight up chug.

1.5 M: Lightest of bodies. Way too fucking much carbonation. No creaminess.

1.5 D: What can I say? This beer has served it's purpose. My average score is going to take a hit from this. Like the people who make a habit of purchasing this, this beer is simple and boring.

Serving type: can

11-30-2011 08:19:24 | More by DavoleBomb
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Hophead717

Massachusetts

1.35/5  rDev -27%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Poured into a frosted pint glass. Trying to be as generous as possible, serving it as cold as possible.

A: A super light straw yellow with a foamy three finger head. There's some lacing and the head is somewhat impressive after an aggressive pour. The color is hideous, though.

S: Super light grain, with that unique adjunct lager sweet smell that always seems odd. Not a lot going on, but what is is not pleasant.

T: Eww. After a sip, all I can comment on is the unsettling aftertaste. It's somewhat bitter and sour-all around disgusting. Through the sip, there is little flavor-some hints of grain, but nothing from the hops and no hints of complex malts. It's a sweet graininess, but not in a pleasant way.

M: Super thin, somewhat carbonated. Not good.

O: It's not my least favorite adjunct lager, but it's close. I'll reiterate what I said before, eww.

Serving type: can

11-30-2011 02:22:49 | More by Hophead717
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goff104

California

1/5  rDev -45.9%

11-30-2011 02:02:37 | More by goff104
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graybayou

Nova Scotia (Canada)

1.75/5  rDev -5.4%

11-30-2011 00:27:18 | More by graybayou
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

2/5  rDev +8.1%

11-29-2011 21:02:15 | More by InspectorBob
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev +8.1%

11-29-2011 20:28:02 | More by weaselchew
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codon2004

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev +8.1%

11-29-2011 20:24:46 | More by codon2004
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biggied

California

2/5  rDev +8.1%

11-29-2011 18:19:41 | More by biggied
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ScrimshawFan

Illinois

3/5  rDev +62.2%

11-29-2011 04:07:23 | More by ScrimshawFan
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pas2315

North Carolina

3/5  rDev +62.2%

11-29-2011 04:01:27 | More by pas2315
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RustyBoltz

Texas

2/5  rDev +8.1%

11-28-2011 22:31:14 | More by RustyBoltz
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syndelee

Georgia

1/5  rDev -45.9%

11-28-2011 17:57:53 | More by syndelee
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chcfan

California

2/5  rDev +8.1%

11-28-2011 16:46:06 | More by chcfan
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ConsumerOfBeer

Maryland

3/5  rDev +62.2%

11-28-2011 05:21:39 | More by ConsumerOfBeer
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Vashtar

Texas

2/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

It looks good, but the foam looks fake. All of the bubbles are uniform and aren't very small.

The smell is like popcorn. It smells cheap.

The taste is lacking.

There exists no mouthfeel.

Overall, it sucks.

Riga dig dig dig dig rigga dig dig deer

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2011 05:00:24 | More by Vashtar
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dasenebler

Maine

1.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a pale yellow-gold with lots of fizz. Incredibly clear. The head was short-lived and fizzy, though there's some decent lacing.

Aroma is faintly grainy, and a bit metallic after a few whiffs.

Clean and watery beer spritzer. Cooked rice. No hops, no malt flavor. No redeeming qualities really other than that it quenches. Thin, seltzer-like carbonation. If you must drink it, make sure it's as cold as possible.

This is not beer by my standards. However, it is remarkable how consistently bland, clean and sterile the Anheuser-Busch products are.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2011 02:35:36 | More by dasenebler
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Amp

Oklahoma

1/5  rDev -45.9%

11-28-2011 02:33:55 | More by Amp
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rwilde

Ohio

2/5  rDev +8.1%

11-27-2011 22:38:45 | More by rwilde
Bud Light from Anheuser-Busch
47 out of 100 based on 4,327 ratings.