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Natural Light - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
43
awful

1,661 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,661
Reviews: 489
rAvg: 1.68
pDev: 44.64%
Wants: 9
Gots: 92 | 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:
Natural Light is brewed with a blend of premium American and imported hops, and a combination of malt and corn. Its longer brewing process produces a lighter body, fewer calories and an easy-drinking character.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 09-15-2001)
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Kroller86

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev +33.9%

11-24-2013 22:25:08 | More by Kroller86
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JDizzle

Indiana

1.25/5  rDev -25.6%

11-23-2013 14:53:39 | More by JDizzle
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jpd026

New York

1/5  rDev -40.5%

11-23-2013 06:06:08 | More by jpd026
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JohnTurano

Florida

1.25/5  rDev -25.6%

11-23-2013 01:40:16 | More by JohnTurano
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skelton00

Tennessee

1/5  rDev -40.5%

11-22-2013 02:57:44 | More by skelton00
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AZYescas

Arizona

1.75/5  rDev +4.2%

11-22-2013 01:24:40 | More by AZYescas
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xbrettfavrex

Pennsylvania

1.25/5  rDev -25.6%

11-21-2013 03:27:06 | More by xbrettfavrex
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jverizon23

Georgia

1/5  rDev -40.5%

11-19-2013 03:35:20 | More by jverizon23
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JoeMans

New York

1/5  rDev -40.5%

11-17-2013 20:01:45 | More by JoeMans
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Booner818

California

2.25/5  rDev +33.9%

11-17-2013 19:19:00 | More by Booner818
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WolfAlynn

Ohio

1.75/5  rDev +4.2%

11-17-2013 01:42:41 | More by WolfAlynn
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brandonld23

Massachusetts

1.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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NorthCoastPranqster

Ohio

1.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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Hypersomnia

New Jersey

1.75/5  rDev +4.2%

11-15-2013 02:44:51 | More by Hypersomnia
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evergreen_machine

Ohio

1/5  rDev -40.5%

11-15-2013 01:53:26 | More by evergreen_machine
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sneezye

Oklahoma

1/5  rDev -40.5%

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gspeer711

California

1/5  rDev -40.5%

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strangebrew1981

Texas

1/5  rDev -40.5%

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chewy6935

Michigan

1/5  rDev -40.5%

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AndrewMichael

Virginia

2/5  rDev +19%

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sobbysoprano

Florida

1.5/5  rDev -10.7%

11-10-2013 16:04:46 | More by sobbysoprano
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Joe_Detweiler

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev +33.9%

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deadliest

Texas

1.5/5  rDev -10.7%

11-09-2013 18:10:16 | More by deadliest
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brewbattles

California

2.34/5  rDev +39.3%

We did a blind taste test with this beer against five other light american lagers to objectively determine which one is best. The beers were Coors Light, Bud Light, Miller Light, Natural Light, and Pabst Blue Ribbon. You can check it out here:

http://youtu.be/zpsOvIx_jEg

11-08-2013 05:41:03 | More by brewbattles
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AllForAugust

New Zealand (Aotearoa)

1.85/5  rDev +10.1%

Considering my proximity to the brewery, as well as the intensive distribution of this beer, I had the good fortune of selecting from a wide variety of serving options. Long necks, 12oz cans, 40oz screw tops, stubby bottles, tall boys, as well as draft were all available within walking distance of my home, but I felt rather keen to experience this beer in all its glory.

I soon found myself in the checkout line at a high traffic gas station in one of the more undesirable parts of a bustling college town waiting to pay for a luke warm, likely expired tuna salad sandwhich, a stale bag of corn chips, and, of course, a natty tall boy, which although normally 24oz, was this time 25oz, thanks to the good people at Anheuser-Busch.

And now, my fellow psuedo-intellectuals, we shall sit atop our high horses and snicker downward upon the lowly ass that is Natural Light.

A: Of course, I had the heart to pour this beer into a frosty pint glass; after all, I am not entirely cruel. The head was shockingly soapy, leaving a ridiculous amount of lacing for a beer in this category. No, wait, it's not lace, they're just ice crystals. The beer is freezing on the frosty glass (refreshing indeed...). The color is extremely pale and the opacity is next to none. I would not be surprised in the slightest if I could see clean through a fucking shark tank full of the stuff. However, this style is meant to be crisp and rejuvenating, and gravity tends to demean such qualities.

S: The smell hits the nose like a cool breeze barreling through the basement of a frathouse in the middle of winter on a particularly brisk morning after a party at the end of which, the last man standing forgot to shut the door before passing out cuddling his funnel and hose. Low hop character, and even lower malt presence attempt to mask the mineral-like hallmarks of a mass produced, forced carbonated beer.

T: I'm not going to bitch about the taste here. As far as this component of the review goes, less is more. This beer is purposefully bland so that it may appeal to the most consumers possible. I once attended a lecture by a McDonald's executive, during which he briefly discussed the amount of research that goes into making a consumable product "appetizingly bland" so that it could be consumed more often without becoming unappealing. In our world, fellow hopheads, this is known as palate fatigue. You wouldn't buy a 30 rack of barleywine for the same reason you wouldn't bring a single 12oz bottle of Natty to a cheese pairing.
The taste is reminiscent of a lager, and is very, very drinkable. "Lawnmower beer" as it were. Overall, I'd go as far as to say that when properly chilled, the taste is the redeeming feature of this beer.

M: Like tonic water, but less so. It fits the taste, but leaves want of more, which probably adds to the drinkability and the ability to pound an entire twelve pack and not feel completely disgusted by yourself.

O: I paid $1.39 for 25oz of easy drinking, low taste beer that I could slam quickly and not feel full and sleepy and that's what I got. If you refuse to drink this beer out of sheer snobbery, just remember that it has its place. I drank it, it went down easy, I feel slightly refreshed and not at all full. Well done, Natural Light. You're not terrible.

11-04-2013 19:07:39 | More by AllForAugust
Natural Light from Anheuser-Busch
43 out of 100 based on 1,661 ratings.