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Budweiser American Ale - Anheuser-Busch

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Budweiser American AleBudweiser American Ale

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BA SCORE
73
okay

1,067 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,067
Reviews: 764
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 19.11%
Wants: 17
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KI9A on 06-08-2008)
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Douglas14

California

2.35/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I really came into this beer wanting to like it and give it a shot. I must say that I am incredibly disappointed! A lot of respectable people have said that it was a nice try by Bud and that it is worth a try. I doubt I would recommend this beer to another BA. On to the review...

Pours a nice copper with some ruby coming trough with immaculate clarity. There is a tiny, slightly off-white head, that resides before I can even take a sip. This was the big knock on the appearance. As for the aroma: it has somewhat of a nice malt bill with some slight hops, but nowhere near deserving respect or commendation. The flavor is just as disappointing as the aroma. It has an identical malt bill with a slight hop bite. There is no complexity or depth and lacks that certain something that urges one to savor the sip. The body is light and the finish is somewhat dry.

Like I said, I wanted this beer to prove me wrong, to show me that AB could make a worthy beer, to show me it's ok to enjoy a beer from a major brewer, but they haven't shown me anything. Thank god I have 2 roommates to finish the 6-pack I bought that I will not finish.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2008 23:27:37 | More by Douglas14
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Budweiser American Ale from Anheuser-Busch
73 out of 100 based on 1,067 ratings.