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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

2,056 Ratings
THE BROS
61
poor

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Ratings: 2,056
Reviews: 505
rAvg: 2.16
pDev: 37.04%
Wants: 8
Gots: 192 | 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 Bockerdoppel91
1.5/5  rDev -30.6%

Bockerdoppel91, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of Cramerican
2.5/5  rDev +15.7%

Cramerican, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of B967ierhunter177
1.03/5  rDev -52.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This beer is a clear pale yellow with a lime aroma that almost hides a hint of rice in the background. The flavor is one-dimensional, all lime. It's not overpowering but that's all there is. The mouthfeel is light. Bud Light Lime is a bad beer. Not recommended.

B967ierhunter177, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of JohnnyMc
2/5  rDev -7.4%

JohnnyMc, Feb 16, 2012
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2/5  rDev -7.4%

ChaseTheAce, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of sharpski
2.5/5  rDev +15.7%

sharpski, Feb 15, 2012
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1/5  rDev -53.7%

BMMillsy, Feb 15, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -30.6%

animal69, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of BJasny
3/5  rDev +38.9%

BJasny, Feb 13, 2012
Photo of dugly2ugly
1.5/5  rDev -30.6%

dugly2ugly, Feb 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +62%

Pillowburn, Feb 11, 2012
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2/5  rDev -7.4%

BTFU, Feb 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +62%

uconn126, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of matt062286
1/5  rDev -53.7%

matt062286, Feb 10, 2012
Photo of rusty3335
3/5  rDev +38.9%

rusty3335, Feb 09, 2012
Photo of Bacong
2.93/5  rDev +35.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3

Please note this review is in the context of adjunct beers and obviously not compared to a microbrewery effort.

Appearance - Looks like a regular adjunct lager.

Smell - see above.

Taste - Very clean and refreshing. Smooth. Hint of lime is nice. When cold and just hanging out is an excellent beer. Similar ABV to other light beers so you'll feel the same. Won't get you hammered unless you drink 15, and even then I keep my balance.

Mouth - is very crisp in the mouth and smooth. Not offensive in the slightest. Will offend a beer snob or a self conscious man -- I am neither.

This is a solid C from me. Sure I would never order it at the bar, but when hanging out with buds or similar activities this is the perfect beer, in my opinion. It's the tailgating beer.

Bacong, Feb 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +85.2%

subtledream, Feb 08, 2012
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2/5  rDev -7.4%

Wetpaperbag, Feb 08, 2012
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2/5  rDev -7.4%

BenJonesPSU, Feb 05, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -30.6%

rydev24, Feb 05, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -30.6%

cmdmzmjm, Feb 05, 2012
Photo of donmonkey1
2.95/5  rDev +36.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Pale yellow, good carbonation, not much lacing, and the head dissipates almost as fast as coke.

Smell: Lime

Taste: Lime with a hint of malt at the end.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied but if I swish it around it feels quite thick.

This beer is a thirst quencher and easy to drink. It tastes good, especially if you like lime drinks. However, I don't feel like I'm really drinking beer. It's o.k. to taste like lime, but let me taste some malt or hops too. Otherwise, if some other kind of beer is available, I'll take it.

donmonkey1, Feb 05, 2012
Photo of usafboy
2.95/5  rDev +36.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

Appearance- Pours and looks the same as most its budweiser brothers from a bottle to a mug (more on that later) a snow white head that leaves no lacing and falls to a small dusting over the top of the brew.

Taste- Wow they weren't kidding with the lime on this one. Have some chips or nachos ready by your side because this is almost power enough to serve as a side dish on its own. Drink a bud light and suck on a lime, you got BLL

Overalll- This was poured into a frosted mug for me and I was shocked to see after I let the beer sit for about three or four minutes that small parts of ice started floating to the top of the mug! What a travesty. Might have been better if 1. it wasn't served in a mug 2. there wasn't any ice in it. I dont know if its because of how thin this beer is or because of how cold the glass was but thats what ruined it for me.

usafboy, Feb 05, 2012
Photo of PintPal
1.5/5  rDev -30.6%

PintPal, Feb 04, 2012
Photo of TheCondor
1.08/5  rDev -50%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Bud Light Lime - I had this beer at a friends house, and I will never again make such a terrible mistake.

Brew pours a sickening yellow color with almst no head at all, no lacing or anything fancy like that.

Smells almost as bad as it looks. If I would have wiped a lime on my upper lip, I would have gotten the point.

Tastes corny, with an ovewhelming taste of lime. A little skunky on top of that. Not a good idea for a beer.

One good thing about it, it does have a decent finish. Way too carbonated though.

Overall, I would have a hard time drinking this beer, even at a party or something. I wouldn't go all beer geek on them and talk about how bad most adjuncts are, but I try to always BYOB. Beers like this is why.

TheCondor, Feb 04, 2012
Bud Light Lime from Anheuser-Busch
53 out of 100 based on 2,056 ratings.