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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

2,096 Ratings
THE BROS
61
poor

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Ratings: 2,096
Reviews: 505
rAvg: 2.16
pDev: 37.04%
Wants: 8
Gots: 215 | 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 RedAleMan
2.5/5  rDev +15.7%

RedAleMan, Nov 21, 2011
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2/5  rDev -7.4%

boxofrane, Nov 21, 2011
Photo of touchmeimsac
3/5  rDev +38.9%

touchmeimsac, Nov 20, 2011
Photo of djrn2
1/5  rDev -53.7%

djrn2, Nov 20, 2011
Photo of AlexChillton
1.5/5  rDev -30.6%

AlexChillton, Nov 19, 2011
Photo of psuKinger
2.6/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Draft pour into a standard curved-rim pint glass.

A: "Fizzy yellow beer", that poured with a fairly large fluffy white head initially, but it disappeared without a trace, almost immediately.

If I hold my beer up to the TV, I can still watch the game. Can almost make out the down-and-distance, too.

S: Mild cereal sweetness is overwhelmed by a stronger (all-be-it still rather mild) smell of lime juice.

T: It's Bud Light Lime, what is there to say? The lime juice is what makes this beer work. It's ALL that this beer has going for it. That said, the lime does work well here, in that it helps balance out the sweetness with a bit of *sour*, and also helps this beer finish a bit *dry*.

Underneath the lime? It's just another unbalanced, overly-sweet, flavorless adjunct lager. The lime helps mask that. If you like Lime, and you like "beer", then you probably won't hate this.

M: Thin. Light. Watery. Slightly undercarbonated. My CO2 tank is low... I hope it's not THIS low, I've got other "good" stuff hooked up to that tank too.

A mild hint of lime remains on the finish. Again, that's what this beer has to offer. Lime.

D/O: This is a drinkable beer, particularly on a warm summer day. For what it is, the Lime addition actually works rather well here. I would score this beer above Bud Light, for whatever that's worth.

psuKinger, Nov 19, 2011
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1/5  rDev -53.7%

KGarrett, Nov 18, 2011
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2/5  rDev -7.4%

waiting4lunch, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +85.2%

joefigg, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +85.2%

jlordi12, Nov 17, 2011
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3/5  rDev +38.9%

hncowden50, Nov 17, 2011
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1/5  rDev -53.7%

BeerThursdays, Nov 17, 2011
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1/5  rDev -53.7%

nshorvath, Nov 17, 2011
Photo of JDizzle124
4/5  rDev +85.2%

JDizzle124, Nov 17, 2011
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2/5  rDev -7.4%

Mac19872, Nov 17, 2011
Photo of TippySelenoid
2.4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a pint glass.

Yellow with a greenish tinge (maybe the lime marketing is playing with my head) a fair amount of white head that quickly dies and a lot of carbonation.

It smells like lime.

It tastes like lime and sugary sweetness. Lime barleywater? More like lime soda.

It's foamy and sodalike.

It's refreshing. In the right place this would be enjoyable. On a cold November night, not so much.

TippySelenoid, Nov 17, 2011
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2/5  rDev -7.4%

codynevels, Nov 16, 2011
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3/5  rDev +38.9%

jdgerow, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +85.2%

mdvatab, Nov 16, 2011
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2/5  rDev -7.4%

doucmehu, Nov 16, 2011
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1/5  rDev -53.7%

jrutigs, Nov 16, 2011
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3/5  rDev +38.9%

jheezee, Nov 16, 2011
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2/5  rDev -7.4%

Annesemj, Nov 16, 2011
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2/5  rDev -7.4%

bmur112, Nov 15, 2011
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3/5  rDev +38.9%

twbeecher, Nov 15, 2011
Bud Light Lime from Anheuser-Busch
53 out of 100 based on 2,096 ratings.