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Bud Ice - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud IceBud Ice

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BA SCORE
47
awful

849 Ratings
THE BROS
41
awful

(view ratings)
Ratings: 849
Reviews: 247
rAvg: 1.84
pDev: 38.59%
Wants: 3
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
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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Brad007

Vermont

1.38/5  rDev -25%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Pours a clear, yellowish color (seemingly typical) with a nice head at least. Aroma is of adjuncts and nothing impressive to me. Taste is much of the same,except that it reminds me somewhat of Budweiser but stronger. Not much else to say except that it's good if you like a cheap buzz. Steel Reserve was more impressive and Molson Canadian Lager is much better as well.

Serving type: can

07-30-2007 01:44:31 | More by Brad007
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I have been enjoying a few Ice style beers lately. Most of them seem to be a bolder version of the parent beer which to me is a good thing.
In this case I could see little in Bud Ice that resembled any A-B product. Maybe it could have come from Bud Light but certainly not from regular Bud.
Pours pale gold with a small white head that leaves rather quickly leaving almost no lace.
Smell is a pungent rice like scent.
Taste is modest and little in common with beer.
Mouthfeel is less than average.
Overall a disappointment. I thought it would be a bigger Bud but it was not. Recommended for those who don't enjoy the taste of beer.

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Bud Ice from Anheuser-Busch
47 out of 100 based on 849 ratings.