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Bud Light - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud LightBud Light

Educational use only; do not reuse.

5,009 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,009
Reviews: 1,345
rAvg: 1.85
pDev: 37.84%
Wants: 35
Gots: 606 | 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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Photo of ScrimshawFan
3/5  rDev +62.2%

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3/5  rDev +62.2%

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2/5  rDev +8.1%

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1/5  rDev -45.9%

Photo of chcfan
2/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of ConsumerOfBeer
3/5  rDev +62.2%

Photo of Vashtar
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.

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Photo of dasenebler
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.

Photo of Amp
1/5  rDev -45.9%

Photo of rwilde
2/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of andrewj17
1.25/5  rDev -32.4%

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2/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of TheDarkKnight
1/5  rDev -45.9%

Photo of Iowacraft
3/5  rDev +62.2%

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1/5  rDev -45.9%

Photo of BeerKangaroo
2.5/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

In a pint glass and a pilsener:

A: pale gold body with a thin soapy head that quickly fades

S: corn, rice, dull vegetable-ness

T: sweet but gets sour and bland as it gets warm

M: light (lives up to its style, right?), no aftertaste but a light sweet mostly watery finish, harsh all over the mouth

O: just not much there, I'm trying to understand why this is the best rated beer in America. Hmmm . . . I'm hoping the economy will get better so people can try better stuff.

Photo of jeffoatess
3/5  rDev +62.2%

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

As I poured out the pee colored liquid in to my plastic cup, I knew I was in for something really "special".

Then after one sip of the flavorless liquid, I knew I was someplace that I knew I never wanted to return to again.

I then quickly handed it back to my host and traded it for a glass of ice water which had a much better color, smell and taste.

On a serious note, I rated this one across the board only because that was as low as I could go.

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3/5  rDev +62.2%

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1/5  rDev -45.9%

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2/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Royalenfield1990
1.75/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

I tried this on Thanksgiving while watching college football with a few buddies. I have no idea what it looked like because I drank it from the can. Overall, carbonation was medium, but there was no hop or malt flavors. It was very watery. It is just crap. Don't was your money, it is worth paying a little more for a better brew. My guess is to why everyone drinks this is the price and multi-million $ ads that keep this brand in peoples' minds.

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3/5  rDev +62.2%

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2/5  rDev +8.1%

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2/5  rDev +8.1%

Bud Light from Anheuser-Busch
47 out of 100 based on 5,009 ratings.