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Bud Light & Clamato Chelada - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud Light & Clamato CheladaBud Light & Clamato Chelada

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Ratings: 325
Reviews: 131
rAvg: 1.78
pDev: 53.93%
Wants: 13
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.20% 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.

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Photo of dogfishandi
1.38/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

big 24oz can slightly warmer than fridge temp poured into a bulb style glass. no freshness info.

pours out a reddish, pink, grapefruit color. the pinkish white head fizzles away in seconds. lots of tiny slimey, pulpy chunks both in the beer and clinging to the glass, tomatoe juice? when it sits still for a bit it seperates into layers. by far the worst looking beer ive ever seen, it just looks so unappealing.

rotten tomatoe juice, some salt, maybe even some briney clam juice. the bud light base is pretty much undetectable.

yuck...pretty much all clamato, and very little beer flavor. tomatoe juice is the most noticable, salty with just a hint of lime. briney. slightly more budlight noticable than in the aroma.

light bodied, salty, briney feel in the worst way possible. carbonation is slightly prickly.

so unbearably undrinkable. i had to force myself even to take the smallest sip. thank god this review is over so i can pour it down the drain. repulsive...

dogfishandi, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of ehammond1
1.02/5  rDev -42.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Can (2011)

Texas Liquor
Carlsbad, CA

Hazy light orange and pink--almost like the color of grapefruit flesh. There is absolutely zero head, no matter how forcefully I pour, and it leaves the glass clean, except for this sick looking, hazy film.

This is a vile aroma: old tomato, celery, and dirty pond water.

The flavor follows the nose: stale dishwater, salt, bitter vegetables (celery), and a bit of stinging, though disappearing spice.

Thin, though intensely carbonated (in the mouth, not at all in appearance), and a bit metallic.

Without a doubt, the worst beer I've put to my lips (yes, worse than 12+ year old 4.5% ABV Last Drop Bitter).

ehammond1, Oct 21, 2011
Photo of allenc666
1/5  rDev -43.8%

allenc666, Yesterday at 03:18 AM
Photo of Beerasaurus
1/5  rDev -43.8%

Beerasaurus, Oct 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev +68.5%

Professor_Yeesh, Sep 30, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -15.7%

IPAbastard760, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of BeerWithMike
3.5/5  rDev +96.6%

Sampling right now on 9/20/14 while watching college football on this 90 degree day. Comes in a 25 ounce can but seen it in a smaller size can also. Haven't had this one but had the similar one made with Bud. Can chilled down to 36 degrees in my beer cooler and poured in to a 1L 'Bud Light" handled glass stein.

Pours a light red in color with a 1+ finger head that settles down to nothing. No lacing was seen either. The aroma is of some tomato juice, salt & lime with a hint of grain. Pretty much the same for the taste with a mild dash of 'pepper hot sauce' in the mix but not much. Wasn't that bad and is OK. Something different on a warmer day. Lighter-bodied with lower carbonation is is not the norm for a Bud product. Goes down easy.

BeerWithMike, Sep 20, 2014
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1/5  rDev -43.8%

dagubna, Sep 17, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev +104.5%

24garcia, Sep 17, 2014
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2/5  rDev +12.4%

Basoos1, Sep 12, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +40.4%

Socialiste, Sep 12, 2014
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2.48/5  rDev +39.3%

Jsolis023, Sep 11, 2014
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1/5  rDev -43.8%

Whiskeydeez, Sep 11, 2014
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2/5  rDev +12.4%

Haybeerman, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of apollutedmind1990
5/5  rDev +180.9%

I personally love this stuff. I'm a huge fan of both Bud Light & Clamato/V8 tasting things, so this is absolutely delicious to me. Good flavor, and nice little spiciness on the end. I have literally no complaints about this drink, whatsoever.

apollutedmind1990, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of conrad90
1.68/5  rDev -5.6%

conrad90, Sep 01, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev +79.8%

mavrick, Aug 30, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +54.5%

Derrill, Aug 28, 2014
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1.64/5  rDev -7.9%

Lovethemhopps, Aug 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev +68.5%

Packard, Aug 23, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -15.7%

mhsmall84, Aug 21, 2014
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1/5  rDev -43.8%

sweemzander, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of CBarrs
3.5/5  rDev +96.6%

Not as bad as some folks are making it out to be. This beer is real good with Mexican food.

CBarrs, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of ThisWangsChung
1/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

16 oz can into a wine glass.

A: Pours a cloudy chum color. This beer is too good to have much of a head (what's there is pink colored) and any form of retention or lacing.

S: After inhaling the nose, I feel like I can speak fluent Slovak, kill a cape buffalo with my bare hands, and play a right-handed guitar left-handed. It's almost like this beer is speaking to me "Are you ready to taste perfection? Or am I too much beer for you?" And given the intoxicating blend of brine, sea water, tomato, and vomit, the latter just might be the case.

T: This beer is so meta. It actually tastes just like my vomit after having several great offerings (obviously nothing that compares to this, though...) Because of Bud Light Clamato, I no longer have to spend $20 or so worth of craft beer and eat a spaghetti dinner to achieve such post-puking zen, I can simply drink this and reach nirvana for only $2 a can.

M: This is the future of beer. Why? Because this doesn't need a palate feel - since it drinks just like upchuck, it frees my mind over such like texture, carbonation, and dryness; instead allowing me to achieve the aforementioned zen-like state after a good upchuck. I have just one more thing to say: pivo je život. See! Told you I can now speak fluent Slovak - I didn't even have to rely on Google Translate, either.

O: I have transcended the cosmic eye of God, and have come out of its collapsing corona a new man. Thanks to Bud Light Clamato, I have now achieved evanescence on this corporeal place. In fact, I don't need to drink other beer anymore: this brings everything I could want from the hobby, all in a single can. However, I am not worthy of experiencing such brilliance - for that reason, I will have to pour this down the sink after five or so sips. But hey, I'd like to see Parabola, Rochefort 10, BCBS, or FBS put me in an evanescent state after only five sips. Which all of them fail to accomplish, miserably at that. I am unworthy of standing in the presence of this nectar of the gods, I will now have to free it from its misery.

1/5: It's so thought-provoking, it ends up being offensive

ThisWangsChung, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of Sammythebull19
1.5/5  rDev -15.7%

Sammythebull19, Aug 10, 2014
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Bud Light & Clamato Chelada from Anheuser-Busch
46 out of 100 based on 325 ratings.