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Bud Ice - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud IceBud Ice

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BA SCORE
47
awful

848 Ratings
THE BROS
41
awful

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Ratings: 848
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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cypressbob

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

1.45/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Why ruin an already mass produced, watery tasteless beer? lol

I used to drink bud alot, ages ago when I wasnt as informed about beers as I am now. But i saw an offer and bought a few 330ml bottles of bud ice.

The taste is similar to that of bud, however the only pleasing things about bud are the drinkability and the carbonation which isnt too severe. Mabye I got a weird bottle, but this stuff tasted more of co2 than hops, malt or yeast for that matter.

Not a good beer, even if you get it cheap

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2004 17:00:10 | More by cypressbob
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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.
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Bud Ice from Anheuser-Busch
47 out of 100 based on 848 ratings.