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Busch Light - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
46
awful

1,357 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,357
Reviews: 363
rAvg: 1.81
pDev: 38.67%
Wants: 10
Gots: 93 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Busch and Busch Light are both brewed with a blend of premium American-grown and imported hops and a combination of malt and corn to provide a pleasant balanced flavor. Additionally, Busch Light undergoes a longer brewing process that produces a lighter body and fewer calories.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-28-2001)
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Photo of markallmon
5/5  rDev +176.2%

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5/5  rDev +176.2%

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5/5  rDev +176.2%

Photo of Firefighterjasen
5/5  rDev +176.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Serving Type - In a can, the way high quality easy drinking all American beer should be.

Appearance - Golden yellow similar to the nectar of the gods. As with other things a little head before you get to the good stuff.

Smell - It's the smell of a summer day hanging with your buddies kicking back and having a good time 30 beers at a time.

Taste - Smooth and crisp easy drinking. Let's be honest we drink it to get drunk and it goes down nice and smooth. If I was drinking for taste, I would have a fruit umbrella drink.

This is a great all around beer. No matter what you are doing from working on the car to hanging with friends its the right beer.

Nothing beats a cold Busch Light on a hot day...except maybe a warm Busch light in Death Valley.

Photo of purpletape
5/5  rDev +176.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

mmm.never forget your roots. really tasty beer. no taste or flavor tastes like corn almost. really dry. as stone would say its a yellow fizzy beer. good when low on funds. gets the job done as far as just having a couple of brews. price is good. 2 for 2.29 great deal. various sizes available wish it was on tap.

Photo of Iamjeff6
5/5  rDev +176.2%

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5/5  rDev +176.2%

Photo of NotYourUncle
4.92/5  rDev +171.8%

Photo of buh
4.83/5  rDev +166.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I don't know why this gets such lousy reviews - it's extremely easy to drink, refreshing and crisp.

I supposed there aren't a lot of bragging rights associated with Busch light but it's usually the first case to be finished up when I throw parties at the lake or any other big get-together.

It's a superb summertime beer - you can drink these all day long and not get tired of it.

It's light, it's extremely drinkable and doesn't have a heavy feel.

Photo of bfye626
4.76/5  rDev +163%

Photo of Alestorm4069
4.5/5  rDev +148.6%

Buy this at the gas station. It isn't expensive, and still beats bud light in my blind taste test, buddy gave me both of them. Ice cold this is really refreshing. goes down like water. I see all the ones and twos on here, and i kind of wonder what its being compared to. The price is right and when you go fishing or are at a barbeque its really good for those occasions.

Photo of Mtooman
4/5  rDev +121%

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4/5  rDev +121%

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4/5  rDev +121%

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4/5  rDev +121%

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4/5  rDev +121%

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4/5  rDev +121%

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4/5  rDev +121%

Photo of RyanBelle
3.85/5  rDev +112.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

There is nothing wrong with this beer on a hot day, I actually tend to reach for it. A thick, chocolately stout type beer has no place in that kind of situation. Even just relaxing at home or with any given bread-based meal, this beer does with it perfectly. I'm giving this review a higher rating for the reason that it is actually one of the better tasting light beers I have tasted, and I have tried many. For the category (Canadian Light Lager), this beer deserves more respect than it gets in my opinion. True, it is like a fizzy water, but when cold...you'd be hard pressed to find a beer that is more satisfying to quench your thirst.

Photo of Robert_14
3.8/5  rDev +109.9%

Photo of buckfever5
3.75/5  rDev +107.2%

Photo of Zjenn90
3.75/5  rDev +107.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +107.2%

Photo of Nathan451
3.75/5  rDev +107.2%

Its a cheap beer that doesn't overpower your pallet on a hot day. This is especially true if you're picking up a 30 pack from an Oklahoma gas station (where the beer is 3%). Whether your eating dinner and you don't know what beer to pair with it or on the way to working outside/ playing outside/ playing cards or watching a game, try saying that about your most top rated beer.

Although it will never win a taste contest, based on its "crispness" this one's a staple in my beer diet.

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.65/5  rDev +101.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Busch Light has a very thick, white, quickly-dissipating head and a clear, straw appearance with lots of active carbonation. The aroma is sweet, beer-oriented, and mild. Taste is also a mild, sweet, beery, grainy flavor, with a slight hop spiciness making an appearance. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Busch Light finishes crisp, refreshing, and easy drinking. Overall, for a light beer, this one is okay.

RJT

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Busch Light from Anheuser-Busch
46 out of 100 based on 1,357 ratings.