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Bud Light - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud LightBud Light

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BA SCORE
47
awful

4,515 Ratings
THE BROS
42
awful

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Ratings: 4,515
Reviews: 1,285
rAvg: 1.85
pDev: 37.3%
Wants: 15
Gots: 322 | 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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Taylor_Boggio

California

2/5  rDev +8.1%

08-27-2013 06:52:43 | More by Taylor_Boggio
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Eighty

Washington

1/5  rDev -45.9%

08-27-2013 00:30:17 | More by Eighty
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rsmith120686

Georgia

2/5  rDev +8.1%

08-26-2013 22:48:00 | More by rsmith120686
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Ajlvt

Washington

1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

08-26-2013 03:23:14 | More by Ajlvt
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scxcrunner

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -45.9%

08-26-2013 02:23:56 | More by scxcrunner
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IrishFrenchman

Georgia

3/5  rDev +62.2%

08-26-2013 02:07:29 | More by IrishFrenchman
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cam477

Newfoundland (Canada)

1.75/5  rDev -5.4%

08-26-2013 01:24:16 | More by cam477
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kyle86

Michigan

2/5  rDev +8.1%

08-25-2013 18:14:06 | More by kyle86
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TEOTH

Texas

2.25/5  rDev +21.6%

08-25-2013 02:33:55 | More by TEOTH
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mikelward

California

1/5  rDev -45.9%

08-24-2013 23:50:59 | More by mikelward
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podes

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev +8.1%

08-24-2013 20:08:07 | More by podes
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ucis

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -45.9%

08-24-2013 14:38:22 | More by ucis
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bocaoma

Texas

1.25/5  rDev -32.4%

08-23-2013 18:57:21 | More by bocaoma
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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
Bud Light from Anheuser-Busch
47 out of 100 based on 4,515 ratings.