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Bud Ice - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
47
awful

909 Ratings
THE BROS
41
awful

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Ratings: 909
Reviews: 249
rAvg: 1.83
pDev: 39.34%
Wants: 3
Gots: 53 | 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.

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1.75/5  rDev -4.4%

mcss, Jun 08, 2012
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1/5  rDev -45.4%

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Jason1124, Jun 05, 2012
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1/5  rDev -45.4%

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1/5  rDev -45.4%

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2.25/5  rDev +23%

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1/5  rDev -45.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +145.9%

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2/5  rDev +9.3%

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2/5  rDev +9.3%

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1.25/5  rDev -31.7%

nothunder, May 24, 2012
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2/5  rDev +9.3%

brianplatt, May 24, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev +23%

toolg, May 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev +63.9%

rjl910953, May 22, 2012
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1/5  rDev -45.4%

ksiazewski, May 19, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -18%

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1/5  rDev -45.4%

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1/5  rDev -45.4%

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2.65/5  rDev +44.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Don't tell my beer snob comrades, but this is actually my cheap beer go-to.

A: Light amber with a very faint brown shade. Thin, fleeting head.

S: Very faint aroma; slightly grainy.

T: Also very light. The grains are most present, although they're mild enough that the minerals in the water show though. Most folks would put down a beer for lack of flavor, but I think AB accomplished what they set out to do: it's light, it's crisp, and when cold it's very refreshing. Bar higher shelf beers, this would be a great choice for a barbecue or a summer workday lunch break.

M: A bit viscous for a beer this light. Fine bubbles, and more carbonation than the thin head would allude to.

Overall:

Not my first choice when the budget allows, but at five dollars a six pack, it does stand out among cheaper beers. I'd rank it right around classic Budweiser as far as my taste goes. That said, it would certainly make a good session beer for the light of pallet and tight of wallet among us.

TenthSpeedWriter, May 05, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev +50.3%

Tundruth, May 03, 2012
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1/5  rDev -45.4%

Destocker, Apr 28, 2012
Bud Ice from Anheuser-Busch
47 out of 100 based on 909 ratings.