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Budweiser Select 55 - Anheuser-Busch

Not Rated.
Budweiser Select 55Budweiser Select 55

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BA SCORE
42
awful

461 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 461
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 1.6
pDev: 40%
Wants: 5
Gots: 19 | 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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katan

Colorado

2.3/5  rDev +43.8%

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.

09-12-2009 03:07:54 | More by katan
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rderedin

Maine

1/5  rDev -37.5%

04-01-2012 23:31:07 | More by rderedin
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

2/5  rDev +25%

06-23-2013 17:47:51 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -37.5%

08-06-2013 20:16:47 | More by mpalestino
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JayS2629

Alabama

1.78/5  rDev +11.3%

A- Thin, watery pale yellow with fizzy white head that fades fast. Looks like gingerale.

S- There is a smell? I tried to find a smell and ended up snorting beer. Faint, faint hint of sweet malt and maybe citrus.

T- Its like watered down, watered down beer. No wonder its low in calories, its basically water with a splash of beer. Very faint sweet taste of malt and corn and thats it.

M- Overly carbonated, thin and watery

D- Harsh and fizzy, watery, boring, and unpleasant.

01-05-2011 14:12:47 | More by JayS2629
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nrs207

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -37.5%

02-02-2012 23:04:20 | More by nrs207
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -6.3%

04-11-2013 02:09:24 | More by Arsenal0328
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kristougher

North Carolina

1.75/5  rDev +9.4%

07-06-2013 01:55:39 | More by kristougher
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captainbearcat

Illinois

1/5  rDev -37.5%

02-29-2012 02:32:13 | More by captainbearcat
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sirsteve42

New York

1/5  rDev -37.5%

10-25-2013 02:16:10 | More by sirsteve42
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

1/5  rDev -37.5%

12-20-2013 14:13:23 | More by HRamz3
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Blakaeris

Iowa

1.8/5  rDev +12.5%

Pours clear golden yellow with a modest head that quickly dissipates to a thin ring.

Aroma has an odd musty vegetal quality with an underlying corn adjunct sweetness.

Taste is pale malt with a very light crisp finish.

Mouthfeel is light bodied with an unusual powdery quality that coats the tongue.

Very thin and watery flavor. I won't have another one.

11-03-2009 02:43:47 | More by Blakaeris
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rydev24

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -6.3%

02-05-2012 21:00:50 | More by rydev24
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CGMLS3

Florida

1/5  rDev -37.5%

12-21-2011 01:11:35 | More by CGMLS3
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match1112

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev +40.6%

poured from can into a pint glass. body is a clear pale straw color with half a finger of white bubbly head that disappears rather quickly. smell and taste were almost none. was able to pick up on faint grains and a metallic tonic water flavor. beer goes down pretty clean with no hops flavor and too much carbonation. like drinking a glass of tonic, maybe i should of addded vodka and a lime.

11-13-2011 12:58:20 | More by match1112
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GonzoHomebrewer

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -37.5%

04-27-2014 04:17:23 | More by GonzoHomebrewer
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

1/5  rDev -37.5%

01-19-2012 23:10:23 | More by doucmehu
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MrHurmateeowish

Maine

2.73/5  rDev +70.6%

12oz clear bottle purchased (cheaply) at the local Hannaford's. Pours a crystal clear very light straw yellow with an initial white head that dissipates almost immediately. Smells mostly like cooked corn with hints of malt in the background. Tastes very light. Cooked corn (DMS) and slight hints at bready malt character toward the finish is all I'm getting. Extremely light-bodied with moderate carbonation. Pretty drinkable, no surprise since this basically comes off as beer-flavored carbonated water. Dull and lifeless, albeit somewhat refreshing.

04-07-2010 22:27:07 | More by MrHurmateeowish
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jkball01

Kentucky

1.25/5  rDev -21.9%

05-13-2013 16:17:15 | More by jkball01
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Belittle

New Jersey

1/5  rDev -37.5%

01-10-2014 18:50:20 | More by Belittle
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rowingbrewer

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev +56.3%

03-08-2013 13:19:48 | More by rowingbrewer
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

1/5  rDev -37.5%

12-17-2012 14:38:23 | More by grahamboudreaux
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pirmannt1

Illinois

1/5  rDev -37.5%

12-15-2011 01:15:09 | More by pirmannt1
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tfsimpkins

Florida

1/5  rDev -37.5%

02-10-2012 15:01:16 | More by tfsimpkins
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dertyd

California

1/5  rDev -37.5%

01-18-2013 21:14:58 | More by dertyd
Budweiser Select 55 from Anheuser-Busch
42 out of 100 based on 461 ratings.