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Busch Light - Anheuser-Busch

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Busch LightBusch Light

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1,339 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,339
Reviews: 362
rAvg: 1.81
pDev: 38.67%
Wants: 9
Gots: 90 | 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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5/5  rDev +176.2%

markallmon, Mar 18, 2012
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5/5  rDev +176.2%

uziangis, Jan 13, 2012
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5/5  rDev +176.2%

zaparzynski, Aug 19, 2013
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.

Firefighterjasen, Apr 06, 2012
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.

purpletape, Oct 27, 2009
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5/5  rDev +176.2%

Iamjeff6, Apr 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +176.2%

PM53904, Nov 21, 2014
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4.92/5  rDev +171.8%

NotYourUncle, Nov 08, 2014
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.

buh, May 24, 2010
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4.76/5  rDev +163%

bfye626, Sunday at 01:06 AM
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4/5  rDev +121%

Mtooman, Sep 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev +121%

Rocksteady1002, Jul 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +121%

TrojanWheels, Jan 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +121%

dkeav, Dec 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +121%

Mda1078, Aug 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +121%

iMilky, Jan 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +121%

KC9LDB, Nov 21, 2011
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.

RyanBelle, Sep 12, 2009
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3.8/5  rDev +109.9%

Robert_14, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +107.2%

buckfever5, Jul 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +107.2%

Zjenn90, Aug 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +107.2%

ShreddedThumb, Mar 20, 2013
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.

Nathan451, Monday at 10:34 PM
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.


RonaldTheriot, Feb 22, 2011
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3.65/5  rDev +101.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I'm not particularly fond of light beers, but sometimes I just want something smooth and refreshing, so judging this against other light beers, it has a crisp, clean taste, is very drinkable, and is not offensive in any way. I do have to wonder what other reviewers are comparing it to when rating it so low. It is not a flavorful craft beer nor is it intended to be. I will probably keep a few in my fridge for when I am thirsty and want something light and refreshing on a hot summer day.

drinktoomuch, Jul 04, 2011
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Busch Light from Anheuser-Busch
46 out of 100 based on 1,339 ratings.