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Busch Light - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
46
awful

1,184 Ratings
THE BROS
42
awful

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Ratings: 1,184
Reviews: 354
rAvg: 1.81
pDev: 37.57%
Wants: 5
Gots: 36 | 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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sweetpaulie73

Wisconsin

1.5/5  rDev -17.1%

01-01-2012 03:54:24 | More by sweetpaulie73
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mbmyers3

California

1/5  rDev -44.8%

12-31-2011 05:28:12 | More by mbmyers3
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Jra1985

Oklahoma

1.08/5  rDev -40.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Poured from a can into a glass.

A-average straw color that you see in these types of beer. Very little head.

S-Hints of metal and maybe some grains, maybe. Not alot going on here at all.

T-Bad. Even for what this kind of beer is it is bad. I am trying to be nice but this is so watery and lacking anything you could call flavor.

M- High carbonation and goes down smooth I guess for how light it is.

O-Not a good beer at all. One of, if not, the worst beer I have ever had. There is little to complement here. Go drink a real beer.

Serving type: can

12-30-2011 17:45:24 | More by Jra1985
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cdwil

Texas

1.5/5  rDev -17.1%

12-30-2011 17:31:53 | More by cdwil
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Linc

North Dakota

1.5/5  rDev -17.1%

12-29-2011 17:47:36 | More by Linc
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neondeon298

North Carolina

2/5  rDev +10.5%

12-29-2011 00:36:10 | More by neondeon298
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BMBeerhead

Virginia

1/5  rDev -44.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This was the first beer I ever had in my life. It almost turned me off of drinking beer forever. Thank god that didn’t happen, and that I discovered good beer.

I recently had this ‘beer’ again, and tried it wondering if my remembrances of it tasting like cat piss mixed with cow semen were somehow misleading because it was my first beer, something that is, without a doubt, a slightly acquired taste. But sadly, it was not, and I am now writing this review in case someone wishes to choose this beer as their first beer. Don’t do it. Unless you like drinking piss. In which case, this will probably be your favorite beer.

The appearance was like piss. And I don’t mean like ‘yellow’ after eating something with lots of vitamin C in it. I mean what it looks like when I piss after I’ve had a lot of beer. It’s a pale yellow, so very pale, with a large white fluffy head that then suddenly drops back to nothingness such that if you blink you won’t even realize there is a head there at all.

It smells bready slightly. You can smell some sort of stale malt. Maybe that’s corn I smell? Can’t really be sure, it’s not at all pleasant smelling and reminds me of something I would smell if a bread factory was put next to a sewage treatment facility.

It tastes like, well, beer flavored piss basically. There isn’t much taste there, it’s like water soaked with bread and corn. But what taste that is there, I can’t describe. Just imagine the worst bready, corn tasting thing you can imagine mixed with cat piss, and then multiply that. Not by a hundred, not by a thousand, not even by a million, but a billion. Just make it awful.

Mouth feel – like water with a little carbonation… nothing there, really.

This is probably the worst beer I’ve ever had, ever will have, and it should never be made, bought, or tasted by anyone again except we should give it to child molesters and rapists to drink as punishment. There is nothing here. It is a quasi-beer, a fake, a pseudo, almost non-alcoholic. IT IS A FRAUD I TELL YOU! Don’t drink this, unless you enjoy the taste of cat piss!

Serving type: can

12-28-2011 08:28:33 | More by BMBeerhead
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Grebdioz

Texas

1/5  rDev -44.8%

12-28-2011 01:57:50 | More by Grebdioz
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ferrari29

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -17.1%

12-27-2011 16:41:03 | More by ferrari29
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gatornation

Minnesota

2/5  rDev +10.5%

12-24-2011 00:19:25 | More by gatornation
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MyKroberts237

South Carolina

1/5  rDev -44.8%

12-23-2011 22:06:27 | More by MyKroberts237
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Amp

Oklahoma

1/5  rDev -44.8%

12-23-2011 18:44:36 | More by Amp
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stampfler07

Colorado

1.5/5  rDev -17.1%

12-23-2011 00:45:26 | More by stampfler07
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jaltland

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -44.8%

12-22-2011 19:29:16 | More by jaltland
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twkirkby

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -17.1%

12-22-2011 12:37:48 | More by twkirkby
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JizackFH

New York

1.93/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

A - This beer pours a very clear, extremely pale yellow color. It looks like some one added water to a half drank beer. It has almost two fingers of fizzy white head on it. The head has pretty terrible retention, and it leaves no lace behind on the glass.

S - The nose is that of your typical adjunct lager. There are scents of grain, corn sweetness, and some other not so appetizing aromas. Thats really about all the nose has to offer.

T - The taste pretty much follows the nose. It is grainy with some corn adjunct sweetness. It is pretty tasteless all together, and there is a mildly unpleasant aftertaste.

M - This has a light water-like body and fizzy carbonation. It goes down like water. There is some sweetness and a bit of eathiness to it. Also, there is some tingling from the high carbonation.

O - The drinkability is pretty much that of corny sweet water. It goes down easy, but the flavor isn't the best. It's just like watered down beer. It's not offensive, but it isn't good either.

Serving type: can

12-21-2011 22:10:59 | More by JizackFH
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CGMLS3

Florida

1/5  rDev -44.8%

12-21-2011 01:12:32 | More by CGMLS3
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Sivad

Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -17.1%

12-20-2011 00:33:32 | More by Sivad
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salinasa

Delaware

1.5/5  rDev -17.1%

12-18-2011 00:09:14 | More by salinasa
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

2/5  rDev +10.5%

12-16-2011 04:56:22 | More by jrohrbacher
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +65.7%

12-16-2011 00:59:21 | More by Gregwa
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tyleeis

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev +10.5%

12-16-2011 00:27:19 | More by tyleeis
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Guden

Maryland

1.85/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

A- Typical light adjunct lager but even clearer and with more carbonation bubbles than most. Big head fades immediately leaving no lacing.

S- Lots of green apple and sulfur, not bad in a "it smells like a Budweiser" kind of way.

T- Vegetative and bland with a bit of sweetness. I imagine this is a bit what drinking the water out of a pot of peas tastes like.

M- Like carbonated water, extremely thin and with just a medium carbonation level.

D- Well this beer probably is drinkable, I just don't know why someone would want to. It smells like Budweiser but tastes worse and feels like water.

Serving type: can

12-15-2011 22:36:38 | More by Guden
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nate1357

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev +10.5%

12-14-2011 16:49:32 | More by nate1357
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev +65.7%

12-14-2011 04:10:11 | More by nmann08
Busch Light from Anheuser-Busch
46 out of 100 based on 1,184 ratings.