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Budweiser Select 55 - Anheuser-Busch

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Budweiser Select 55Budweiser Select 55

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505 Ratings
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Ratings: 505
Reviews: 136
rAvg: 1.58
pDev: 40.51%
Wants: 7
Gots: 58 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  2.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: jsh420 on 09-09-2009

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.
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Photo of Drew966
2.2/5  rDev +39.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Budweiser Select 55 pours a pale yellow color from a twelve ounce can. The aroma is mildly grainy, I can't particularly detect any hops or malt. The taste is predictably mild, a touch grainy and that's about it. Watery is probably the best description for this one. Okay for what it is, just not what most of the people on this site are looking for.

Photo of hardy008
1.19/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Had this at a New Years Eve get together. Pours a pale yellow color with a thin white head which faded immediately. Almost no aroma, some cooked rice is about it. Same for the flavor. Not much going on here either. Feels thin and watery, carbonation is ok. This was a boring beer to drink.

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1.25/5  rDev -20.9%

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1/5  rDev -36.7%

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1.75/5  rDev +10.8%

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1.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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1/5  rDev -36.7%

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1/5  rDev -36.7%

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1/5  rDev -36.7%

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1/5  rDev -36.7%

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1.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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1/5  rDev -36.7%

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1.25/5  rDev -20.9%

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1/5  rDev -36.7%

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1.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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1/5  rDev -36.7%

Photo of katan
2.33/5  rDev +47.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 4.5

Hey someone had to be the 2nd

A - Pours a very light golden color. Lots of head formation, pearly white in color. Dissipating somewhat slowly. Very filtered, but with lots of apparent carbonation.

S - This beer is "scent optional" Nothing there but just the lightest hint of yeast/malt breadiness.

T - Starts off with the flavor of, well, nothing but water. Then, as if by miracle, some very light malt notes make an appearance through the midstream. No apparent hopping. Finishes with a strong flourish of...guess what....water! In the finishing notes some adjunct corny notes make a bit of an appearance.

M - Way too carbonated for anything I'd drink - thats the only way they are fooling people this beer is anything above dasani. Beer is itself just outright thin.

D - You could drink an army of these - plus more. Any BA that can't session 24 hours of these got distracted on the way to the cooler.

As much as I rag on this beer - sadly it does have a home in my beer rotation. On days where I'm watching my cals or just wanting an extreme session beer on my bike, i think 55 would get it done.

I call this beer the pacifier beer. When you want a real beer, but you just can't have it - stick this in your mouth and you'll shut up for a while.

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1.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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1/5  rDev -36.7%

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1/5  rDev -36.7%

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1/5  rDev -36.7%

Budweiser Select 55 from Anheuser-Busch
42 out of 100 based on 505 ratings.