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Budweiser Select 55 - Anheuser-Busch

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Budweiser Select 55Budweiser Select 55

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BA SCORE
43
awful

445 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 445
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 1.6
pDev: 40.63%
Wants: 5
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  2.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Select 55 is brewed with specialty malts and a blend of imported and domestic hopping. Select 55 has a light golden color and offers aroma notes of toasted malt and subtle hopping.

(Beer added by: jsh420 on 09-09-2009)
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JustinSparks

Kentucky

1.5/5  rDev -6.3%

07-30-2014 17:09:41 | More by JustinSparks
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kybeerdrinker

Kentucky

1/5  rDev -37.5%

07-30-2014 01:20:43 | More by kybeerdrinker
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

1.5/5  rDev -6.3%

07-26-2014 16:16:56 | More by bigbeers84
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badmotorgrunge

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev +71.9%

07-26-2014 14:43:16 | More by badmotorgrunge
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Leschber

Texas

2.5/5  rDev +56.3%

07-24-2014 21:05:15 | More by Leschber
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Narthax

Oklahoma

1/5  rDev -37.5%

07-23-2014 21:48:08 | More by Narthax
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Beer_4_brains

Tennessee

3/5  rDev +87.5%

07-23-2014 06:38:13 | More by Beer_4_brains
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OKShylock

Oklahoma

1/5  rDev -37.5%

07-22-2014 17:21:44 | More by OKShylock
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TheSamKuehn

Florida

1/5  rDev -37.5%

07-21-2014 19:24:17 | More by TheSamKuehn
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

1/5  rDev -37.5%

07-20-2014 05:57:49 | More by CraigTravor
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The-Adjunct-Hippie

South Dakota

1.73/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

I have one of these left sitting lonely at the back of the fridge. Thought I'd take time to give it a fair shot.

Appearance - poured into a glass. nothing. No lace, no head. Looks like champagne. Bad.

Smell - Smell is faint but I'll do my best. Hmm...wet cornbread. Wet, musty grain. Corn husks. Basically processed corn bread water solution.

Taste - cornbread carbonated seltzer quickly evaporates into plain water and then, mysteriously, nothing. If you're pounding it, it goes down smooth. I like the fizz, its exciting like pop rocks. But for character? Taste? Nope, this beer flat out sucks.

Mouthfeel - fizz. More fizz. Water.

Overall - a true light beer cut in half. 2.4% ABV, 55 calories. So a 1/4 of a real beer. Naturally a terrible seltzer that is made for either beer-shy women or extremely hot days when you want to pound two or three in five minutes. Easy drinking, Ill give it that.

I'd rather have this than seltzer water but honestly the two are so close it's almost debatable. You've got to expect that for "55" calories, though. If you're new to beer you will probably like it, but there's a whole world out there of flavor-filled brews to explore, so don't stop here.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 19:21:22 | More by The-Adjunct-Hippie
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KrittyKratz

Minnesota

1.75/5  rDev +9.4%

07-19-2014 14:57:03 | More by KrittyKratz
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OnryAndMean

Vermont

1/5  rDev -37.5%

07-18-2014 04:53:02 | More by OnryAndMean
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TheCondor

Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

While I am still questing to knock out as many of the Beers of Fame as I possibly can, it is also interesting to review the Bottom of the Barrel beers, the anti-Beers of Fame. These are some the most awful beers known to mankind. I will not put as much effort into these reviews as I would a legitimate brew, but it is still fun nonetheless.

This beer pours the color of watered down urine. Side poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Has a nasty, soapy head that goes from huge to nonexistent very quickly. Smells like metal shavings. Tastes like it looks, I wish it tasted like it smelled. Mouthfeel is highly carbonated, almost nonexistent. Overall, a terrible attempt at making beer drinking a healthy past time. Just like turkey bacon sucks, so does this beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2014 02:04:31 | More by TheCondor
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brother_kenneth

Virginia

1/5  rDev -37.5%

07-16-2014 23:50:21 | More by brother_kenneth
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JLaw55

Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -6.3%

07-16-2014 03:04:08 | More by JLaw55
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ahommell

Mississippi

1/5  rDev -37.5%

07-16-2014 02:28:01 | More by ahommell
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -6.3%

07-13-2014 22:28:07 | More by Damian74Shensky
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DanielMB

South Carolina

1/5  rDev -37.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This tastes like some sort of slightly alcoholic, grainy water. It is the most tasteless beer I have ever encountered. If you want to avoid carbs and calories, and also like lower alcohol levels, and also do not care AT ALL about taste, than this is your beer. If you care about taste, this is simply not on the table.

Serving type: can

07-10-2014 22:01:58 | More by DanielMB
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev +56.3%

07-10-2014 15:45:07 | More by atlbravsrno1
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flynn1648

Illinois

2/5  rDev +25%

07-09-2014 21:14:07 | More by flynn1648
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schimschim

South Dakota

1.75/5  rDev +9.4%

07-08-2014 04:19:44 | More by schimschim
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EColling


1/5  rDev -37.5%

07-06-2014 21:24:25 | More by EColling
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ShepardCommander

Virginia

1.75/5  rDev +9.4%

07-05-2014 12:40:29 | More by ShepardCommander
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antichuckmoore

Iowa

2.25/5  rDev +40.6%

07-05-2014 07:22:03 | More by antichuckmoore
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Budweiser Select 55 from Anheuser-Busch
43 out of 100 based on 445 ratings.