Bud Light Lime - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud Light LimeBud Light Lime

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BA SCORE
58
awful

530 Reviews
THE BROS
60
poor

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Reviews: 530
Hads: 2,349
rAvg: 2.38
pDev: 30.25%
Wants: 11
Gots: 485 | 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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Reviews by jettjon:
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2.6/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

From a can into a pint glass, clear pale yellow with a hint of green and moderate carbonation streams. One finger of fizzy white foam, quick fade. Nose is pleasant with a sweet natural lime aroma and not much else. Surprisingly the nose actually smells of lime and not artificial flavoring. It doesn’t smell like beer, but it doesn’t smell like a laboratory either. Tastes of pleasant lime with hints of bread, grass, and a faintly bitter finish. Almost beer-like. In the mouth, it’s lightly carbonated, watery, and quenching.

Overall: Surprisingly inoffensive. Not very beer-like; more like seltzer with a twist. Miles better than similar “lime flavored malt drinks.” I wouldn’t seek another out, but wouldn’t turn one down if offered. (751 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Iacobeer
3.15/5  rDev +32.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

First off, this beer is slammed a bit too heavily. Bud Light Lime is a great summer beer to keep a buzz and not empty your wallet. Color is typical yellow color and everything else is essentially a Bud Light (go figure). Taste is watery, adjunct rice with added artificial lime flavor. While that does not sound too great, there is a charm to it if you drink American light beers. If you're trying to not feel weighed down while out in the heat, then this is a solid choice. (474 characters)

Photo of cam477
1.75/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of legalag11
2/5  rDev -16%

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1.5/5  rDev -37%

Photo of tectactoe
1.64/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

This beer.... This beer is just Bud Light with a little bit of lime in it. And I mean a LITTLE bit of lime. But it's actually a little better than Bud Light. Why, you ask? Because the lime covers up a little bit of the "Bud Light" taste. Don't get me wrong, I mean, it still tastes like Bud Light. But the lime helps distract a little bit from the pain.

And since this beer is literally the exact same thing as Bud Light, save for the lime, I am just going to copy and paste my Bud Light review below, while making one, small appendage:

COPY AND PASTE BEGIN:

There isn't much to say about Bud Light that hasn't already been said. It's not that it's a BAD beer - it doesn't have a BAD taste, or a BAD smell.... but rather it LACKS just about everything. There is almost no flavor, no smell, the beer is extremely pale (even for a pilsner - I've seen darker champagnes). You can taste some slight corn, grains, and malt, (AND A LITTLE BIT OF LIME!!!!) but it really all gets overpowered by the extreme carbonation. Hops are basically irrelevant and almost completely unnoticeable. The beer is about as thin as they come.

Having had many of these throughout my college years, I've come a long way. Bud Light gives you exactly what you pay for - a "beer" to drink when you really don't care about what beer you're drinking. With a nearly absent flavor and smell, there are MANY better options than Bud Light, even at comparable prices.

COPY AND PASTE END.

So there you have it. Next time you want Bud Light - look and see if they have Bud Light Lime. It's just a pinch better. (1,578 characters)

Photo of t2grogan
2.5/5  rDev +5%

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2/5  rDev -16%

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2.5/5  rDev +5%

Photo of wesbrownyeah
1.53/5  rDev -35.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Its been over a year since I first saw this beer being sold in my store and until just now I figured what the hell i'll look in to it.
24oz. can poured into a pilsner glass vigorously.

A- Very pale straw yellow fluid that revels a loose inch of bubbly white head that falls to nothing just like the lacing, nothing. Spritzy carbonation sparkles.

S- Smell is well... limes and lots of them! If any a hint of sweet malts and thats pushing it.

T-M- Ice cold this taste like a overly lime Mexican beer upfront but with more observations on the flavors it becomes appearent that this is but a bud light with a massive dose of artifical lime bite. To me this beer taste like fruit loops cereal. Cereal malts, artifical fruit flavor and sugar is all I taste.
Mouthfeel is slick with moderate carbonation bursting the "fruit loop" flavors in all directions.

All and all there is a time and place for a beer like this i just haven't found it yet... cheers! (951 characters)

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1.25/5  rDev -47.5%

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2.32/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of CBOLAND17
1.46/5  rDev -38.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

TERRIBLE! not good at all..this beer is the same crappy beer as bud light with a twist..now they added a bunch of artificial lime flavor which basically tastes like a bunch of candy mixed with beer. Reminiscent of a mexican cervesa with a light body. Overall this beer is not something you want to drink i cant even imagine what a hangover from this beer must be like. Avoid at all costs! (388 characters)

Photo of AdvocateFan
1.96/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

The short story is that this beer tastes almost exactly like Fruit Loops cereal. The lime flavor does not feel "natural" but instead very extract-like. Really one of the worst beers I've ever tasted, and evidence of a disturbing trend--and I've actually warmed up to having a regular BudLight here and there. Not snobbery, this is just gross. (342 characters)

Photo of markallmon
3/5  rDev +26.1%

Photo of newcastleme
2.76/5  rDev +16%
look: 1 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

this is not a good beer. This beer is made to be drunk in large quantities. It might be good for chicks or beer bong. I wouldn't be caught dead with this beer again at a party. Also, I wouldn't be too open to pair this with any types of food except wings. (255 characters)

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2.5/5  rDev +5%

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2/5  rDev -16%

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1/5  rDev -58%

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5/5  rDev +110.1%

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1.75/5  rDev -26.5%

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1.75/5  rDev -26.5%

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1/5  rDev -58%

Photo of twi1609372
2.07/5  rDev -13%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Not good. Thats the simple summary. The carbonation is soda like and is not reminiscent of beer. The lime is again not lime like and is flagrantly artificial tasting. The artificial lime overpowers the weak flavor of the bud light. This is far from the worst beer ever made, it can be drank, but I see little reason anyone would really want to. (344 characters)

Photo of TTripp725
2/5  rDev -16%

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Bud Light Lime from Anheuser-Busch
58 out of 100 based on 530 ratings.