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Bud Light - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud LightBud Light

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BA SCORE
47
awful

4,470 Ratings
THE BROS
42
awful

(view ratings)
Ratings: 4,470
Reviews: 1,279
rAvg: 1.85
pDev: 37.3%
Wants: 15
Gots: 306 | 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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Botulizard

Massachusetts

1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

08-23-2013 16:38:56 | More by Botulizard
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JackDempsy

California

1/5  rDev -45.9%

08-23-2013 16:16:27 | More by JackDempsy
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apu1

Maryland

3/5  rDev +62.2%

08-23-2013 02:44:15 | More by apu1
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iwillhaveanother

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

08-22-2013 21:40:26 | More by iwillhaveanother
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StrangerTides

New York

3/5  rDev +62.2%

08-22-2013 18:59:35 | More by StrangerTides
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Cooker_stp

New York

2/5  rDev +8.1%

08-22-2013 18:10:13 | More by Cooker_stp
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ianmatth

New Jersey

2/5  rDev +8.1%

08-22-2013 05:20:34 | More by ianmatth
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heytomcat

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -45.9%

08-22-2013 02:45:23 | More by heytomcat
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SuperbikeShaun

California

1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

08-22-2013 01:51:06 | More by SuperbikeShaun
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yeastlovehoppiness_greg

Iowa

1.91/5  rDev +3.2%

This isn't a great beer. It is weak and smells bad. It does go down pretty smooth. Not sure if that is because it doesn't have much of a taste or what. It doesn't rock my gut like bud heavy does. Though I prefer Bud heavy this is a decent alternative.

08-21-2013 02:40:36 | More by yeastlovehoppiness_greg
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B_Sloane89

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev +21.6%

08-21-2013 01:14:02 | More by B_Sloane89
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naireland

Ohio

1.49/5  rDev -19.5%

Served from a chilled can into a snifter

A: pale piss yellow with slight fix

S: Staunchy and weak, smells of sweet yeast and corn

t: Yeast flavored water with no admirable or desirable taste.

m: cold and slightly carbonated, no detection of alcohol or bitterness

I consider Budlight to be "training beer". It's beer for people who don't really like beer but want to think they do. Ill admit that I spent my teen years being brainwashed into thinking this is what a brew was meant to be. I went on the tour in St. Louis twice, visited the tasting room, pet the Clydesdale, and heard the spiel about premium this, and age old technique that, got the t-shirt, etc. Well for years I have been drinking the stuff out of ignorance and finding that I didnt really care for beer.

I ended up only buying it or drinking it when I had to. Baseball games, Festivals, Casual lunches, etc but never once did I look forward to it or crave it. It was more less an mandated activity among friends. I could end this story by saying Anheuser ruined beer for me but I have have happier story in progress. One fine day I stopped into a bar for a lunch date only this wasn't just any bar, it was a premium beer only bar. Now up until this point I have only had PBR's, Coors, Miller, Bud, what have you and assumed that because they were the most popular that had to be the best. Boy was I stupid and the bartender was quick to point out that Macro brews were banned and that if I wanted a similar taste I could get a good draft beer and pour it into a pitcher of water. On that note I decided to make the rounds and went on a tour of all the finest micro brews that they had to offer. I settled on Morelien OTR as my favorite and to this day I have yet to touch a Bud Light.

I don't wan't to come off as a snob since there is an evident majority that prefers the Market beers but there is also a growing minority of beer lovers who demand a better beverage and I'm so thankful that the craft beer community is exploding and raising the bar. I can only hope that the Macro's take the hint and rejoin the competition.

08-20-2013 20:05:15 | More by naireland
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Zjenn90

Illinois

3/5  rDev +62.2%

08-20-2013 16:07:44 | More by Zjenn90
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Buggies

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

08-19-2013 20:34:47 | More by Buggies
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev +35.1%

08-19-2013 03:30:21 | More by Stevedore
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zero_signal

New Jersey

1.75/5  rDev -5.4%

08-19-2013 02:33:20 | More by zero_signal
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John_Squires

New York

1.75/5  rDev -5.4%

08-19-2013 00:58:59 | More by John_Squires
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zaparzynski

New York

2.5/5  rDev +35.1%

08-19-2013 00:47:42 | More by zaparzynski
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Chrash16

Alabama

1.25/5  rDev -32.4%

08-19-2013 00:46:59 | More by Chrash16
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Wrex68

Washington

1/5  rDev -45.9%

08-18-2013 22:26:07 | More by Wrex68
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OtisCampbell007

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev +48.6%

08-18-2013 20:01:09 | More by OtisCampbell007
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one4thegutter

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

08-18-2013 18:52:04 | More by one4thegutter
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Big_Jeckt

Tennessee

2.25/5  rDev +21.6%

08-18-2013 12:40:12 | More by Big_Jeckt
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comm0dore

New York

1.49/5  rDev -19.5%

Yea, it's Bud Light. It's as shitty as it sounds, but when you really think about it- who needs fancy shit just to get drunk? Not this reviewer. Thumbs up because I'm drunk and loving it. The rest of this post? Just filler to get to the 250 character limit.

08-18-2013 04:08:09 | More by comm0dore
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BojanglesO7

Alabama

1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

08-17-2013 22:45:31 | More by BojanglesO7
Bud Light from Anheuser-Busch
47 out of 100 based on 4,470 ratings.