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Bud Light Lime - Anheuser-Busch

Not Rated.
Bud Light LimeBud Light Lime

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
53
awful

2,277 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor

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Ratings: 2,277
Reviews: 547
rAvg: 2.16
pDev: 37.04%
Wants: 10
Gots: 405 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-27-2008

Bud Light Lime is brewed using a combination of barley malts, non-malted cereal grains, subtle hopping and natural lime flavor.
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Ratings: 2,277 | Reviews: 547
Photo of GageFreeman
3.59/5  rDev +66.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Fruity smell and a very strong line taste. I like it as a cheap beer when I'm wanting something a little fruity.

Photo of Mateer
2.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Bud light lime is a lime infused light lager that lacks complexity. I'm giving it this rating mainly because ol Anheuser-Busch has recently started a marketing strategy that makes fun of micro brewery craft beer. They should spend their time and money catching up because they are behind the game for sure.

I will say that it is easy to throw back 4 of these without a care.

Photo of DrainBamage
3.28/5  rDev +51.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a light golden color with high carbonation and head thinning to a lace. Only aromas here are a little lime. Goes down real smooth, very little bitterness. Fortunately the corn adjunct is masked by the lime. Not too bad of beer. I'll take this over Bud Light any day.

Photo of Denver_Diva
4.46/5  rDev +106.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

12 oz bottle in a 7 oz Riedel Sommeliers Series Single Malt Whiskey Glass (my boyfriend is dumb)

A - Beautiful light-golden color. Looks like healthy urine. Little head. Nice lacing for the amount of head.

S - Lime and nutmeg. Slightly floral, but hidden by the citrus.

T - Beautiful summer day on white crystal sands. This might be the most scientific success of the perfect lime-to-beer ratio. Leaves an aftertaste near, or close, to the green Skittles candy.

M - Well carbonated. Very soft and slippery. Balanced. Throat-heavy.

O - This light, crisp, and refreshing beer scores well in my book. BLL is an overall good beer that goes well with any activity. I wouldn't recommend this beer to people that do not enjoy events and adventure.

Photo of gomezc310
3.3/5  rDev +52.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Not that bad of a beer only thing about it is after a few of these the taste gets overwhelming and other then that a ok beer to drink on a hot summer day....

Photo of Tsigler94
3.3/5  rDev +52.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3.75

Better than bud light platinum

Photo of Urk1127
2.74/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2

Watered down Budweiser with sharp lime taste. It is ok to me. Wouldn't buy but would drink if offered.

Photo of chalenge
1.44/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

I don't understand what they're trying to do with this

Photo of xICooRsYIx
1.27/5  rDev -41.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

outlier detected? this beer is aweful.. please

Photo of Funkyfreshkicks
1/5  rDev -53.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Terrible taste. Tried to hard to be a girly drink. Tastes like death

Photo of Doonzman
2.82/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

It's a drinkable cheap beer for a cook out. I like it better than most big box American beers. With that being said it's nothing special. But I buy it for my wife from time to time

Photo of groggycorpse196
1.73/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Ok for after mowing the lawn

Photo of KillerJigger
4.01/5  rDev +85.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Not sure why i like this beer but i honestly enjoy it from time to time( stuck in a midwest bar) with the wife. I think it comes from the practice of my grandparents adding lime and salt to Corornas. Loved that. Bud Light Lime seems to nail that taste for me.

Photo of gopens44
1.8/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

How have I never rated this? It was my second lawnmower beer after Landshark cans disappeared! What can I say, it's a lime beer. Nose of fake lime, barely a bit of beer taste under that big fake lime taste that seemingly never leaves the tongue. I've moved on to the various Leinekugel shandys now for mowing but yep, many a strip of grass were doused with the last ounce or so of a Bud Light lime once the cold fell off! Really - only way to drink it is ice freaking cold. Think just north of slushy cold.

Photo of CTJman
1/5  rDev -53.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

another solid example these guys cant brew a good beer

Photo of jooler
2.8/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Love the noticeable line taste. Better than miller chill

Photo of AndyEdgar
1.43/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

just plain aweful. this beer shouldn't be produced

Photo of ArchimedesSox
2.38/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

A: Crystal clear straw color with big white pillowy head from an aggressive pour

S: Lime with some malts

T: Sweet citrus taste like lemon/lime soda, very faint maltyness then a limey aftertaste

M: Very effervescent and watery, much like a soda

O: Nothing that is gonna knock your sox off but a refreshing offering that would be good to bring a 12 pack of to the beach

Photo of BryceHardiman
2.68/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Crisp and citrus flavors make it an average beer.

Photo of Buzz3d
3.41/5  rDev +57.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

yummy crisp lime soda drink

Photo of winningwes91
1.75/5  rDev -19%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Still awful, but better than the original

Photo of SirBrandonofMaltANDHops
1.43/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Artificial lime quality over the watery body & flavor profile.

Photo of Mnmich7662
2.81/5  rDev +30.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Smelled like lime, taste a little disappointing

Photo of mrlafay
1.57/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Not undrinkable, ok with a lime.

Photo of PsilohsaiBiN
1.64/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.75

I would unfortunately rather have a corona with lime than this...

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Bud Light Lime from Anheuser-Busch
53 out of 100 based on 2,277 ratings.