Busch Light - Anheuser-Busch

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1,362 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,362
Reviews: 364
rAvg: 1.81
pDev: 38.67%
Wants: 10
Gots: 99 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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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.

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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!

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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.

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Busch Light from Anheuser-Busch
46 out of 100 based on 1,362 ratings.