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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

1,060 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 1,060
Reviews: 764
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 19.43%
Wants: 15
Gots: 5 | 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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Reviews by GreenCard:
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GreenCard

Oregon

2.85/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: copper color, good clarity, thick layer of light tan foam, good head retention

Aroma: light caramel, raisins, perfumey hops (not all that Cascade-y)

Flavor: medium sweetness that is slightly thin (i.e.- not all that malty); caramel, weak coffee bitterness; finishes semisweet

Mouthfeel: medium body, light carbonation, soft texture

Other comments: Funnily enough, as with their Budweiser "pilsner", this beer tastes much better when it is "too cold". It might seem strange from a BA point of view, but I'm actually a bit disappointed in this beer. Look, they're obviously trying to win over some of the beer aficionados with this effort and you can't blame them for trying. The thing is, A-B is actually really good at brewing beer. It's not easy to make a beer taste exactly the same the world over when it's brewed in different places. It's not easy to do that if it was brewed in only ONE place! So, they SHOULD HAVE been able to make something really special. They SHOULD HAVE been able to create a beer that doesn't pander to the masses, but sadly, they didn't. This is the Steven Spielberg of beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2008 20:58:22 | More by GreenCard
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Budweiser American Ale from Anheuser-Busch
73 out of 100 based on 1,060 ratings.