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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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260 Ratings
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Ratings: 260
Reviews: 145
rAvg: 2
pDev: 53.5%
Wants: 3
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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2.75/5  rDev +37.5%

Packard, Aug 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev +50%

Never had this one either and also sampled last night on 8/18/14. This one came in a 25 ounce can for $2.39. Can chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a vintage "Budwesier' thumb print glass goblet that I bought for 59 cents about a mont ago at the local Salvation Army Store in 'like-new' condition.

Pours a pinkish-red in color with no head to speak of and no lacing to mention either. The aroma is would be expected and is of 'beer and tomato juice'. More going on with the taste as you can taste the lime and salt in the mix also. A little tangy on the tongue. Not as bad as i did except but not a great one either. It is different.

BeerWithMike, Aug 19, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -12.5%

InsaneBeerLover, Aug 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +112.5%

AntG21, Aug 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +62.5%

digitalflood, Aug 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +75%

Jack_Frost79, Jul 31, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -25%

zjohnson715, Jul 31, 2014
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3.63/5  rDev +81.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I didn't want to see what this looked like in a glass, if I was actually going to drink it. Pinkish foam always puts me off. So I drank it out of the can. Coarse carbonation on the tongue and the appropriately zingy mouthfeel, can't hate that. The smell is metallic tomato, I agree with the haters on that.

This stuff is actually pretty good. It's an improvement over the Bud Light concoctions as it actually tastes somewhat beery. But it's also an improvement over unadlturated Budweiser. The flavor is mostly fizzy and quite spicy Clamato. Tangy and acidic with something not entirely unlike lime. Not bad at all if you like Clamato, and it was the ideal gulp with a day-old sandwich and the taste of sea water in my mouth.

From the 16 oz can purchased at the supermarket. I hated on a revered Crooked Stave sour "Saison," so I feel better praising this flavored beer-like substance.

mactrail, Jul 29, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -37.5%

CraigTravor, Jul 20, 2014
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3.86/5  rDev +93%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

I am not Mexican, but sometimes I feel like one. Especially on those hot summer days when I'm dirty. Twenty five ounces of Labomba! Makes me feel classy drinking a cocktail with the king of beers. Don't take too much on for the first sip, if shaken let it have a siesta, it can hit the back of your mouth and you may have the taste of puked Clamato. After that...enjoy the journey. Despite it's contents, the taste is perfumy and not too heavy. To make it authentic, I suggest enjoying it in an ice filled glass with a splash of worecestshire sauce and a slice of lime. But, if you bought a can of this you probably drink it from it's container wrapped in the brown paper bag coozie.

WoodchuckBrrrap, Jul 19, 2014
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1/5  rDev -50%

jscheuf, Jul 12, 2014
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2/5  rDev 0%

EZ_Peezy, Jul 07, 2014
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1/5  rDev -50%

Beer_lover89, Jul 07, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev +12.5%

WVUbrew, Jun 30, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -25%

vwbus7, Jun 29, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -25%

Wortman1998, Jun 25, 2014
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1/5  rDev -50%

DuffDaddy, Jun 24, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +25%

Jared-Gustin, Jun 18, 2014
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2/5  rDev 0%

Celtics76, Jun 16, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -37.5%

IPAbastard760, Jun 07, 2014
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1/5  rDev -50%

Jason1012, May 30, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -12.5%

DaveRinn, May 19, 2014
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1/5  rDev -50%

millerm25, May 17, 2014
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1/5  rDev -50%

Wobbly, May 14, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -25%

Modernrickk, May 12, 2014
Budweiser & Clamato Chelada from Anheuser-Busch
51 out of 100 based on 260 ratings.