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Bud Ice - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud IceBud Ice

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980 Ratings

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Ratings: 980
Reviews: 260
rAvg: 1.83
pDev: 38.8%
Wants: 3
Gots: 112 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-02-2001

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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1/5  rDev -45.4%

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2/5  rDev +9.3%

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1/5  rDev -45.4%

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1.5/5  rDev -18%

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2.37/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This is the typical American Ice Lager. Very comparable to Natty Ice, except slightly more smooth and less harsh tasting. Very light and carbonated, with an almost malt-liquor scent. Taste is in line with most all AAL's, but slightly more heavy on the malts. Pours a really orangish-golden color, no head retains and no lacing. Not a good beer, but if you want something with Ice on it, this is a safe bet.

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1.75/5  rDev -4.4%

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1.25/5  rDev -31.7%

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1/5  rDev -45.4%

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3.2/5  rDev +74.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Wow, a beer I never thought I'd review but here goes: Pours brassy/golden with a white head that leaves some lace...gotta bless the brewing wizards for that! Slight sour and adjuncty nose. Mouthfeel is more than expected, much better than the mainstream "Bud" we were weaned on. Finish is pretty much non existent but for what it's worth I expected less (sampled at a party) Would I buy it on my own? No. Is it drinkable? Yes.

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1/5  rDev -45.4%

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1.25/5  rDev -31.7%

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3.15/5  rDev +72.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The best " Bud " beer period. Easily the smoothest, And the best tasting. You can pick it up for cheap, And it does a great job at getting you drunk. A definite party favorite. Doesn't taste much different than most American beer's, But MUCH better than anything Budweiser or Bud Light can offer. it is altogether much more drinkable. And the high alcohol content will get you where you need to go

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Bud Ice from Anheuser-Busch
47 out of 100 based on 980 ratings.