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Bud Light Golden Wheat - Anheuser-Busch

Bud Light Golden WheatBud Light Golden Wheat

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BA SCORE
64
poor

575 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 575
Reviews: 303
rAvg: 2.68
pDev: 26.49%


Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 07-28-2009)
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DannyS

New York

3.1/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Had via bottle.

A - Pours a surprisingly nice looking orange amber with little wheat sediment bits and a half-inch head that actually stayed around till the end. Fascinating.

S - The corny BLARGH odor is in the forefront despite the best efforts of the coriander and citrus. Disappointing.

T - It's...pretty good. The wheaty taste along with the spices do a better job here of masking the out-of-place corn taste. dare I say it's actually...good!? Oh god what's wrong with me.

M - Watery. Fizzy. Whaddya know? it's still a light macrobeer.

D - Regular Bud Light, despite it's claims of being 'not too heavy, not too light' somehow succeeds in being both too heavy and too light at the same time, committing two grievous lies in one. This version, however, does a far better job of mitigating the limitations of light macrobrew.

Overall - Not nearly as atrocious as its older sibling, this golden wheat variation is an acceptable alternative that will likely spring up everywhere only the regular BMC bilge is served, like a mediocre life preserver in a sea of piss.

Though honestly, this beer is another sad example of the macrobrew companies looking at the popularity of good honest craft beer and capitalizing on the rabble's inability to tell the difference. we should probably reject this beer on general principle.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2010 05:30:52 | More by DannyS
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Bud Light Golden Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
64 out of 100 based on 575 ratings.