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Budweiser & Clamato Chelada - Anheuser-Busch

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Budweiser & Clamato CheladaBudweiser & Clamato Chelada

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51
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261 Ratings
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Ratings: 261
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 2
pDev: 53.5%
Wants: 3
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Budweiser & Clamato Chelada and Bud Light & Clamato Chelada are a combination of our classic American-style lagers, Budweiser and Bud Light, and the rich, spicy taste of Clamato Tomato Cocktail. We follow the traditional brewing process for Budweiser and Bud Light. Clamato is carefully blended with the beer to create the proper balance of the crisp finish of Budweiser or Bud Light and the signature taste of Clamato.

(Beer added by: Zorro on 06-24-2007)
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Photo of greggoulet
1/5  rDev -50%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Ok, let me start off by saying I'm not a religious man. But this beer has made me believe that Satan is very real. I don't even know where to begin. Should I start with the atrocious excuse of a can design or the vomit inducing pungent smell? Whenever you open this literal sin to mankind I am convinced that the terrorist won if this this is even allowed to exist. Me and my friends were dumbfounded after tasting this. Is this a joke? Does this excuse of a beverage actually sell? Is this the one thing that slipped through the matrix? After taking a sip I felt like releasing the contents of my stomach and dying. I just don't know anymore.

greggoulet, Feb 02, 2014
Photo of SuperMario
3/5  rDev +50%

SuperMario, Jan 04, 2014
Photo of IDYVM
1.5/5  rDev -25%

IDYVM, Dec 24, 2013
Photo of DamageCase76
1/5  rDev -50%

DamageCase76, Dec 14, 2013
Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
1.25/5  rDev -37.5%

westcoastbeerlvr, Nov 26, 2013
Photo of tickingtimebomb
1/5  rDev -50%

tickingtimebomb, Nov 25, 2013
Photo of metter98
2.63/5  rDev +31.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

A: The beer is rather hazy orange yellow in color and has a moderate to high amount visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head that rapidly dissipated and left a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of tomato and clam juice are present in the nose.
T: The taste very much follows the smell and seems like a Clamato drink that's been watered down a bit with added carbonation and a slight amount of bitterness. Notes of salty clams linger through the finish.
M: It feels nearly medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I didn't have much in the way of expectations for this "beer" but it's definitely a lot better than the Bud Light version of the Clamato Chelada and surprisingly seems to work well with the Budweiser. The carbonation and light amount of bitterness seemed to make the Clamato a little easier to drink whereas the Clamato flavors kept the Budweiser from being bland. I doubt that I would purchase this again, but I wouldn't have a problem drinking all 24 ounces of this beer if I had to (the Bud Light version was a different story and mostly got poured down the drain).

metter98, Nov 08, 2013
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1/5  rDev -50%

guldseth, Oct 28, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -37.5%

RDW, Oct 19, 2013
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1/5  rDev -50%

valianes, Oct 16, 2013
Photo of IchLiebeBierZu
2.5/5  rDev +25%

IchLiebeBierZu, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of dalehihn
2.75/5  rDev +37.5%

dalehihn, Sep 20, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev +25%

Jame515, Sep 13, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev +25%

Dr_Bahmbay13, Aug 28, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev +25%

vcoggins, Aug 25, 2013
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1/5  rDev -50%

jimmah120, Aug 25, 2013
Photo of Garrett092112
3.75/5  rDev +87.5%

Garrett092112, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of Daffron24
1.25/5  rDev -37.5%

Daffron24, Aug 03, 2013
Photo of pualie84
1/5  rDev -50%

pualie84, Aug 02, 2013
Photo of Gagnonsux
3/5  rDev +50%

Gagnonsux, Jul 27, 2013
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2/5  rDev 0%

Jeysun23, Jul 27, 2013
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1/5  rDev -50%

levi_shanks, Jul 26, 2013
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1/5  rDev -50%

Taz_Michael, Jul 23, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev +12.5%

cwblack1212, Jul 22, 2013
Photo of tdm168
2.99/5  rDev +49.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - pinkish orange with a ton of carbonation bubbles and an extremely fizzy, short lived head

S - tomato soup, faint lime, grains

T - tomato soup, faint lime, a bit salty in the finish

M - very crisp, light to medium bodied

This is similar to what I had to say about the picante version just the other day. This definitely won't satisfy any beer purists, but I could see where this beer has a purpose. I can see it as a beer for anyone who enjoys a bloody mary or needs a little hair of the dog. Though this isn't a great beer by any means it definitely achieves its goals.

tdm168, Jul 10, 2013
Budweiser & Clamato Chelada from Anheuser-Busch
51 out of 100 based on 261 ratings.