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Bud Ice - Anheuser-Busch

Bud IceBud Ice

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BA SCORE
47
awful

772 Ratings
THE BROS
41
awful

(view ratings)
Ratings: 772
Reviews: 244
rAvg: 1.85
pDev: 38.38%


Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Anheuser-Busch’s exclusive ice-brewing process takes the beer to a temperature below freezing, which leads to the formation of ice crystals in the finishing process that gives Bud Ice its rich, smooth taste.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-02-2001)
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BlackBeerDown

Arkansas

1/5  rDev -45.9%

10-25-2012 02:12:28 | More by BlackBeerDown
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JOldewurtel

Maryland

1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

04-23-2014 17:06:11 | More by JOldewurtel
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Sebas

North Carolina

1.25/5  rDev -32.4%

04-23-2014 01:19:52 | More by Sebas
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Pmorel

Georgia

1/5  rDev -45.9%

04-21-2014 21:36:56 | More by Pmorel
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TheBeerWhisperers

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1/5  rDev -45.9%

04-18-2014 01:36:29 | More by TheBeerWhisperers
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lpwjbklyn

New York

1/5  rDev -45.9%

04-17-2014 17:42:30 | More by lpwjbklyn
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Mikus

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

04-17-2014 13:50:46 | More by Mikus
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brewlover517

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

04-16-2014 23:57:31 | More by brewlover517
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Beestin

Iowa

1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

04-13-2014 18:46:26 | More by Beestin
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3/5  rDev +62.2%

04-13-2014 17:38:42 | More by thatoneguymike
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brandoncun

New Mexico

2/5  rDev +8.1%

04-11-2014 20:08:21 | More by brandoncun
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

04-11-2014 12:16:44 | More by buzzy
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Seabass1964

Arkansas

1/5  rDev -45.9%

04-09-2014 04:29:05 | More by Seabass1964
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spazx

New York

3/5  rDev +62.2%

04-09-2014 01:03:51 | More by spazx
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bigjoe786

California

1.25/5  rDev -32.4%

04-07-2014 06:11:23 | More by bigjoe786
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JPDOG

Delaware

2/5  rDev +8.1%

04-07-2014 00:32:03 | More by JPDOG
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clager

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev +35.1%

04-04-2014 00:11:05 | More by clager
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Loco_Joe

New York

2/5  rDev +8.1%

04-03-2014 21:05:38 | More by Loco_Joe
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ralerwen

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

03-30-2014 21:03:25 | More by ralerwen
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kgrichards

Texas

2/5  rDev +8.1%

03-30-2014 20:58:35 | More by kgrichards
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chewy6935

Michigan

1/5  rDev -45.9%

03-28-2014 04:03:32 | More by chewy6935
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ParkbrauFan

Iowa

1/5  rDev -45.9%

03-28-2014 03:32:56 | More by ParkbrauFan
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archyquaffer

Montana

2.96/5  rDev +60%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 24 ounce tallboy into a shaker pint glass. A semi-aggressive pour produces about a 1/2 frothy head that reduces quickly down to a thin covering that does seems to stick around. The beer is a pale golden with ample carbonation.

There's a definite smell of cooked adjuncts in the aroma, though the flavor is clean and actually pretty flavorless, as one might expect. I would say it has a little more malt flavor than regular Budweiser. The hops characteristics are so small as to almost seem absent.

Overall, this is about what I expect for this style of beer in this price range. It's nothing special but nothing repugnant either. I paid $1.99 for the tallboy.

Serving type: can

03-25-2014 01:42:42 | More by archyquaffer
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PvtSnowball

Florida

1.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

18 ounce bottle.

A: Extremely clear yellow with almost no head.

S: Alcohol, low quality grain but not overpowering. Not good either.

T: Water and alcohol. Almost no malt or hop characteristics.

W: Watery and flat.

O: All I can say is that this is a very poor lager.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2014 21:32:06 | More by PvtSnowball
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TexasRedskinFan

Texas

2.8/5  rDev +51.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bud Ice is cheap. That's all I can really say. I turn to this beer when my wallet is low and the selection is few

A- Clear bright straw yellow. Almost no head. No lacing.
S- Corn, alcohol, grains.
T- Slightly sweet. Very alcoholic flavor. No redeeming qualities at all.
M- Highly carbonated. Thin.
O- I only drink this for the buzz. It's easier to drink than most malt liquors.

This is what it is.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2014 03:43:10 | More by TexasRedskinFan
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Bud Ice from Anheuser-Busch
47 out of 100 based on 772 ratings.