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Bud Light Lime - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud Light LimeBud Light Lime

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2,057 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,057
Reviews: 505
rAvg: 2.16
pDev: 37.04%
Wants: 8
Gots: 194 | 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:
Bud Light Lime is brewed using a combination of barley malts, non-malted cereal grains, subtle hopping and natural lime flavor.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-27-2008)
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5/5  rDev +131.5%

TheAdamConners, Aug 03, 2012
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5/5  rDev +131.5%

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5/5  rDev +131.5%

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5/5  rDev +131.5%

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5/5  rDev +131.5%

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5/5  rDev +131.5%

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5/5  rDev +131.5%

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5/5  rDev +131.5%

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5/5  rDev +131.5%

BeerIsGood88, Jan 29, 2012
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5/5  rDev +131.5%

I am someone who enjoys light beer. Reason, Its smooth and goes down like water. This has no real flavor worth mentioning besides a slight beer taste and lime. Its very balanced in the carbonation. I like this more than my coors light. Coors light is in the same boat as this though. What made me rate this this way is the hint of lime. Its not overpowering and today i had two or 3 of these and they were good. As i said the only thing i can taste is the lime. Also its one of the few things i let get hot and it didn't turn nasty. This and Redds apple ale trump all the other macros for me.

InstantBeer, Sep 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +119.9%

Lucia, Apr 03, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +119.9%

Yelnum, May 30, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +119.9%

JohnCalvin, May 18, 2012
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4.55/5  rDev +110.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

I enjoy this beer greatly and appreciate it for what it is. When I want a refreshing, light brew with a "bright" kick I reach for one of these.

I am a home brewer and wine maker and enjoy my bigger beers for sure, but I can say that this is the FIRST and Bud Light product that I have actually developed a taste for and purchased multiple times.

Camping with friends on the July 4th weekend, this was a great marathon beer. A cheap 18 pack lasted me 2.5 days. I have gotten to the point where when I see the can or bottle I salivate.

I recommend you try this if you are looking for a light, refreshing alternative. You may be pleasantly surprised!

cgstarry, Oct 05, 2009
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4.5/5  rDev +108.3%

Razr86, Sep 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +108.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +108.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +108.3%

ktanner99, May 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +108.3%

MikeyC37, Jun 18, 2013
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Mvacco, May 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +108.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Not close to any craft beer that most beer snobs enjoy but a very drinkable beer on a hot day.

Would pair this with Mexican food over Corona or Tecate any day.

Yes it is not going to win any awards for best beer, but I think Bud got this beer right and killed off Miller Chill.

Great beer for none beer drinkers, and those who just want something different from all those heavy micros.

madtappers, Dec 23, 2008
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4.45/5  rDev +106%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This beer embodies all that is light beer. As some despise it, you have to look at the properties in which holds. Budlight as a whole, is mediocre at best. Given a spark of lime juice the taste evolves and is pleasant. Granted the hops, malt, and all things that flavor do not exhume excellence, but for a light beer you have to choose something that isn't too plain.

This beer goes down smooth and doesn't leave an unpleasant after taste. Whether chugging like a college student or grippin' and sippin' this beer doesn't get boring. Stop hating the light beer, it's a necessary evil.

latackbeer, Oct 08, 2011
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4.36/5  rDev +101.9%

Crbake4, Sep 05, 2014
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4.33/5  rDev +100.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

GLASS: Pilsener Glass
TEMP: Fridge chilled to approx 38 degrees
24oz Bottle (Purchased in Kansas/full-strength)

Pale yellow in color. I actually expected a touch of orange, but it's not here. The head of white foam forms, then disappears, just as quickly. No lacing.

I love lime. The nose on this is full of lime with a light graininess. I also hate when a product says that it contains something and you have to search hard to find it. This actually delivers!

Mild graininess. Light maltiness. Good dose of lime. It doesn't even taste like chemical flavoring. Nice.

Light bodied with a medium level of carbonation. Smooth, crisp and clean. Nicely refreshing.

I don't know that I could down 18 of these in an evening or anything, but I'm glad to find a BMC product that I don't mind drinking.

coldmeat23, Jun 01, 2011
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Bud Light Lime from Anheuser-Busch
53 out of 100 based on 2,057 ratings.