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Budweiser Select 55 - Anheuser-Busch

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Budweiser Select 55Budweiser Select 55

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473 Ratings
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Ratings: 473
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 1.6
pDev: 40%
Wants: 5
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
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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1/5  rDev -37.5%

OKShylock, Jul 22, 2014
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1/5  rDev -37.5%

TheSamKuehn, Jul 21, 2014
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1/5  rDev -37.5%

CraigTravor, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
1.87/5  rDev +16.9%

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 (1) - poured into a glass. nothing. No lace, no head.

Smell (1.5) - Smell is faint but includes whiifs of stale cornbread, malts, mildewy grain. Some corn husks. The core of which is wrapped up in an artificial adjunct dextrin smell.

Taste (2) - a cornbread seltzer that quickly evaporates into plain water and then, mysteriously...vanishes. If you drink beers fast, it goes down smooth. I like the fizz, its exciting like pop rocks. But for character and taste, this beer has nothing. Slight malt and slight husk. A mildly artificial sweet adjuncty finish.

Mouthfeel (2) - Fizz. Aaaaand More fizz. Water. Easy drinking and refreshing so it gets 2 points. Mixes great with tomato juice.

Overall (1.87) - a true light beer cut in half. 2.4% ABV, 55 calories. So a 1/4 of a real beer. Naturally a terrible beer OR a refreshing mildly alcoholic seltzer, depending on how you look at it. Good for those who dont like the taste of beer or extremely hot days when you want to pound two or three in five minutes without consequence (enjoyment?) of taste. Again, easy drinking, Ill give it that.

The-Adjunct-Hippie, Jul 19, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev +9.4%

KrittyKratz, Jul 19, 2014
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1/5  rDev -37.5%

OnryAndMean, Jul 18, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -6.3%

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.

TheCondor, Jul 18, 2014
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1/5  rDev -37.5%

brother_kenneth, Jul 16, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -6.3%

JLaw55, Jul 16, 2014
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1/5  rDev -37.5%

ahommell, Jul 16, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -6.3%

Damian74Shensky, Jul 13, 2014
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1/5  rDev -37.5%

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.

DanielMB, Jul 10, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +56.3%

atlbravsrno1, Jul 10, 2014
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2/5  rDev +25%

flynn1648, Jul 09, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev +9.4%

schimschim, Jul 08, 2014
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1/5  rDev -37.5%

EColling, Jul 06, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev +9.4%

ShepardCommander, Jul 05, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev +40.6%

antichuckmoore, Jul 05, 2014
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1/5  rDev -37.5%

Grand-Raggedy, Jul 04, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -21.9%

Mpenders, Jun 30, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev +9.4%

LXIXME, Jun 30, 2014
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1/5  rDev -37.5%

WVUbrew, Jun 30, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -21.9%

JISurfer, Jun 29, 2014
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1/5  rDev -37.5%

vwbus7, Jun 29, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Wortman1998, Jun 25, 2014
Budweiser Select 55 from Anheuser-Busch
42 out of 100 based on 473 ratings.