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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

1,061 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 1,061
Reviews: 764
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 19.43%
Wants: 16
Gots: 11 | 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 LarryV:
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LarryV

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a nice reddish-amber color with a 1/2 inch frothy head. Aroma is pretty neutral, mostly malt. Hops are there to keep the malt sweetness in check, but not as a feature presentation (I don't think hops need to be a dominating feature in every beer). The hops do work to check the sweetness and provide a nice balance. If there was any other name besides Budweiser associated with this beer it would probably get higher ratings. This is a pleasant, well crafted brew that I could easily session. I gave this to a few of my friends without telling them what it was and they all said "this is good, what is it"?
Better than some of the craft brews I've tried, I'll buy it again.

One thing puzzles me and that's the use of the black print used for the description of the beer on the front of the bottle. Even with my glasses on and a good magnifying glass I could barely read it. Why bother even printing it?

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2008 19:47:02 | More by LarryV
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Budweiser American Ale from Anheuser-Busch
73 out of 100 based on 1,061 ratings.