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Bud Light Lime - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud Light LimeBud Light Lime

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BA SCORE
53
awful

2,054 Ratings
THE BROS
61
poor

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Ratings: 2,054
Reviews: 505
rAvg: 2.16
pDev: 37.04%
Wants: 8
Gots: 190 | 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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Photo of LCannon4
2.5/5  rDev +15.7%

LCannon4, Jul 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev +38.9%

adamgirard, Jul 02, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev +27.3%

BlackBelt5112203, Jul 01, 2012
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1/5  rDev -53.7%

Hyhat, Jun 30, 2012
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2/5  rDev -7.4%

ChrisKuhns, Jun 30, 2012
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2/5  rDev -7.4%

notjaredlouche, Jun 30, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -42.1%

Bighorn, Jun 30, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -42.1%

earlingy, Jun 29, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +15.7%

blingice, Jun 28, 2012
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2/5  rDev -7.4%

Tracker83, Jun 26, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -19%

JLaws, Jun 25, 2012
Photo of deadhero
2/5  rDev -7.4%

deadhero, Jun 24, 2012
Photo of buddydubbs
2.5/5  rDev +15.7%

buddydubbs, Jun 24, 2012
Photo of tjsmith910
1.4/5  rDev -35.2%
look: 1 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

color was deep piss yellow. terrible less than half finger head that dissipated faster than i could blink. tasted like a diet soda water and lime. just plain terrible overall. at least miller chill had taste although a bad one, it was still better than this travesty

tjsmith910, Jun 21, 2012
Photo of hiphopj5
2/5  rDev -7.4%

hiphopj5, Jun 20, 2012
Photo of EgadBananas
1.25/5  rDev -42.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1

Pours a piss pale yellow, with a 2 finger bone white head. It doesn't look bad in a mug, but I can't call it a looker either.

The smell was like a damn Sprite...and I don't associate Sprite with natural lime smells/tastes. I don't even get normal Bud Light smells, which I surprisingly miss in this situation...

The taste, again, like a Sprite, only diet, and that had been watered down with melted ice.

The feel was appropriately light, but meh in the end and too watery.

Wow, this sucks. I'd take a Corona Light with lime any day of the week over this.

EgadBananas, Jun 20, 2012
Photo of Jeff22
2/5  rDev -7.4%

Jeff22, Jun 19, 2012
Photo of lvoutlawjlh
2.75/5  rDev +27.3%

lvoutlawjlh, Jun 17, 2012
Photo of BostonHops
2.43/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

12oz can served in a standard shaker pint. a leftover from a cookout.

pours a clear, light golden tone while yielding a very short-lived spritzy head; no lacing. nose is dominated by lime flavoring; some grainy notes in the background and not a whole lot else.

flavor follows the nose: lime, lime, grain, lime. not a drainpour, but not especially tasty. light bodied mouthfeel with above average carbonation.

overall this is definitely not the devil's spawn that the beer geek community would have you believe... it's relatively inoffensive, and even somewhat refreshing - but in the manner of sprite, which i think it has more in common with than beer. reviewing aside, i might take one if i'm at the beach and parched, but i wouldn't pay money for it.

(originally reviewed: 07-06-2011)

BostonHops, Jun 16, 2012
Photo of Darkmagus82
2.45/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from bomber into pint glass

Appearance – Pours a straw color with a big pure white head. The head fades very fast giving almost no lacing.

Smell – The aroma is heavy of lime mixed with a lighter paper like aroma.

Taste – The taste begins with some malt flavors of corn, rice and wheat. A big taste of lime then comes to the tongue early in the taste where these flavors remain to the end. Surprisingly it is much more flavorful then I would have thought.

Mouthfeel – Very light with a higher level of carbonation. Fitting for the low abv and very lime flavor of the beer. It is easy to drink.

Overall – Actually this is much better than I was anticipating. It had a lot more flavor (while most in lime, it was a lot more flavor) then the average light beer.

Darkmagus82, Jun 16, 2012
Photo of SometimesIfart
3.55/5  rDev +64.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

It's amazing how a single additional flavor into an otherwise shitty beer can change things. I cannot power through Bud Light and actually enjoy it. The addition of Lime and salt flavoring really takes this stuff from an bad watered down redneck lager to something that is drinkable and enjoyable. Although I don't prefer it to let's say, Labatt Blue, It still is not a bad choice. Although I typically don't like paying $22 for an 18 pack of this when I can get Labatt for less

SometimesIfart, Jun 14, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -42.1%

Gww1864, Jun 13, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +15.7%

IrishGermanAmerican, Jun 13, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +15.7%

dlin0sbb, Jun 12, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev +4.2%

FLBEERGUY25, Jun 12, 2012
Bud Light Lime from Anheuser-Busch
53 out of 100 based on 2,054 ratings.