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Budweiser Select - Anheuser-Busch

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51
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1,064 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,064
Reviews: 389
rAvg: 2.03
pDev: 30.54%
Wants: 3
Gots: 60 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with two-row and roasted caramel malt for a rich color, and a blend of hand-selected premium American and Bavarian hops for balance and flavor. Budweiser Select spends approximately twice as long as regular beers in the brewhouse, which results in lower carbohydrate and calorie content after fermentation.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 11-13-2004)
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nicholas2121

Ohio

4.4/5  rDev +116.7%

Budweiser Select is a Light Beer Lighter than Bud light on avb made buy Anheuser Busch. The beer is light in color and in taste. But darker than Budweiser. Little head on the top. A Good taste for a light beer. This beer dose go down nice real nice. I would have a Budweiser Select over Bud Light any Day. Good light beer.

04-18-2010 17:09:13 | More by nicholas2121
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tom79mp

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +97%

08-09-2013 07:03:54 | More by tom79mp
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jaws1477

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +84.7%

09-13-2013 21:38:44 | More by jaws1477
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Bootyclap

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +84.7%

11-16-2012 05:16:55 | More by Bootyclap
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WesternKansasMike

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +84.7%

07-05-2014 23:29:39 | More by WesternKansasMike
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larrytm56

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +84.7%

This is another beer to mow and play golf with. It is good for that at least. I usually have this in cans when i do have it and it tastes fine smells ok drinks well, and is cheap and easy to find. It is like the rest of these mass produced beers. I would drink it again.

12-24-2010 20:23:46 | More by larrytm56
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mgeraci

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +84.7%

08-05-2014 14:00:23 | More by mgeraci
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Josiah


3.75/5  rDev +84.7%

03-11-2012 01:27:10 | More by Josiah
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rednrag

Oklahoma

3.73/5  rDev +83.7%

I cannot stand Bud Light. in fact, most "lite" beers are kinda bad. Having said that, I find this beer to be quite nice. It actually has pretty decent flavor . This should be the light beer choice of Bud drinkers everywhere, not it's super selling sister Bud Light.

01-08-2010 00:53:15 | More by rednrag
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bvburnes

Nevada

3.6/5  rDev +77.3%

A: very light straw
S: mild, almost non-existent
T: Very low to no bitterness. I cannot taste the alcohol at all (which is a plus for me), and I love the bready/yeast finish
M: A lot of carbonation with a very thin body. Almost like soda-water
D: I could drink this all day. It goes down crisp and is very refreshing (not to sound like a commercial). Think a lawn chair, a warm summer day, and fresh cut grass.

This is not trying to be anything other than what it is, and I think it does it much better than the other light beers I've tasted.

01-09-2009 21:48:48 | More by bvburnes
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odbjs735

New York

3.5/5  rDev +72.4%

05-07-2012 06:52:31 | More by odbjs735
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JLaw55

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +72.4%

07-10-2014 04:18:14 | More by JLaw55
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ck132286

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +72.4%

05-13-2012 21:31:07 | More by ck132286
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tomhartnett

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +72.4%

08-07-2012 00:02:17 | More by tomhartnett
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Jason1012

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +72.4%

05-30-2014 07:35:56 | More by Jason1012
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RCLOHR267

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +72.4%

06-02-2013 19:44:45 | More by RCLOHR267
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antichuckmoore

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +72.4%

07-05-2014 07:20:56 | More by antichuckmoore
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ChrisGuck

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +72.4%

07-14-2014 01:51:26 | More by ChrisGuck
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SargeC

Japan

3.5/5  rDev +72.4%

Appearance: Pale yellow with a foamy, white head. Not a bad color for such a light beer.

Smell: Very light hops an malt.

Taste: Flavorful within the style. A balance between minimal hop flavors and minimal malt flavors.

Mouthfeel: Soda pop quality. Seems to have something artificial thickening this up a bit.

Drinkability: Good brew for a hot day. If I had to drink a light beer, this would probably be an acceptable choice.

11-16-2007 08:19:33 | More by SargeC
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ntillemans

Minnesota

3.48/5  rDev +71.4%

A staple beer. :)

A: Like any other cheap beer, competently manufactured/processed
S: Smelled nice, better than regular Bud or Coors or High Life, etc....
T:Very malty and sweet. Like candy.
M:Nothing notable for mouthfeel...tingly on the tongue enough to make me feel alive
D:Very drinkable. I could drink this all day long and drink many more without incident.

12-11-2007 04:39:37 | More by ntillemans
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SpencerSauce

Virginia

3.45/5  rDev +70%

This is i would say an good hot day beer. A wheat beer would be more preferable but i havent one.

A- Pours lightly colored. Would have a large head if you poured it vigorously.

S- its hard to tell maybe grains, or the adjunt used to induce the grainlike effect. Either way it has no hop characteristics at all.

T- crisp and bubbly. Maybe the tiniest of a hop twinge

M- crisp and clean

D- it has the ability to be drank.
deffinately sessionable

07-23-2009 14:58:00 | More by SpencerSauce
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jrallen34

Illinois

3.45/5  rDev +70%

I had this the other day while drinking with my non craft buddy. His little 2 year actually was his beer bitch running to get these all day so it made me reconsider kids for a split second. Anyway, drank directly from the can, going old school...The aroma actually isn't that bad, its lightly skunky but more sweet corn and some hops come through...The taste was better than expected as well, slightly skunky but really just light sweetness with hops. I crushed one of these and would drink a few of these if I had too, not bad.

12-31-2010 01:47:13 | More by jrallen34
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.43/5  rDev +69%

Budweiser Select has a thin, white head and a clear, yellow-golden appearance, with lots of bubbles streaming up. The aroma is a typical American-style lager smell, but it is a good smell. Taste is very sweet, with some grain and a touch of hops across the sip. This beer is balanced and not too light. The aftertaste is even tart, too some extent. The mouthfeel is light and watery, and Budweiser Select finishes crisp, clean, dry, and refreshing. Overall, this is one of the better light beers on the market, and I think it's at least worth a try.

RJT

06-21-2011 16:21:48 | More by RonaldTheriot
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a0lbudman

Alabama

3.38/5  rDev +66.5%

A-very clear light gold color with a white head that fades fast, but left some lace
S-sweet grain aroma with a slight hop smell
T-sweet grain with some quick hops bitterness that faded back to the sweet grain finish
M-light body and medium to high carbonation
T-this beer has something other than a sweet grain taste

12-29-2013 02:53:12 | More by a0lbudman
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dren

Indiana

3.33/5  rDev +64%

This beer is nothing special but it most certainly is crisp, refined, and goes down easy! Pours just like everybody else says and yada yada with the smell and taste. We all know what bud tastes like. This is just about inbetween bud heavy and bud light, it is "just right" with the flavor. Bud light is like drinking water that somebody poured a little beer into. Bud heavy is a thicker beer that fills you up quicker. This is probably what bud heavy should be, nice and refreshing but nothing that will blow your socks off. It has easily become my beer of choice when I want to get faded for the weekend as it goes down smooth beer after beer after beer. If I just wanted to lay back and drink a beer it would most certainly be overlooked, but take it for what it is, a beer to be consumed by the mass market in mass quantities. Can't go wrong here!

10-07-2005 19:51:45 | More by dren
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Budweiser Select from Anheuser-Busch
51 out of 100 based on 1,064 ratings.