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O'Doul's - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
51
awful

401 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 401
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 2.02
pDev: 37.13%
Wants: 5
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Low Alcohol Beer |  0.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
O'Doul's and O'Doul's Amber are non-alcohol malt beverages.

O’Doul’s has a mild, sweet taste with a slightly dry finish. O’Doul’s Amber has a rich, slightly sweet taste with flavorful hop finish.

O’Doul’s and O’Doul’s Amber are brewed as traditional premium beers – fermented and aged to full maturity. The alcohol is then removed through the use of low temperature, low-pressure distillation. This extremely gentle process allows the alcohol to be removed without heating or cooking the beer, which retains the full, rich and delicate flavor and balance of our non-alcohol brews.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 08-29-2002)
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prisoner1572

Illinois

2/5  rDev -1%

04-01-2013 16:54:08 | More by prisoner1572
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -1%

03-08-2013 00:24:16 | More by orangesol
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jiffymon

New York

1.75/5  rDev -13.4%

02-13-2013 17:03:38 | More by jiffymon
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DmanGTR

Florida

2.75/5  rDev +36.1%

02-10-2013 16:31:41 | More by DmanGTR
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digitalflood

New York

3.25/5  rDev +60.9%

02-04-2013 20:21:14 | More by digitalflood
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phishbone23

New York

1.25/5  rDev -38.1%

01-23-2013 19:04:58 | More by phishbone23
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T-Leb

Missouri

1.11/5  rDev -45%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I'm still confused as to who drinks this and why. I actually remember seeing a pregnant lady drinking one of these. Is that safe? I still don't know the answer.

There is nothing to like or dislike about this beer.

What beer drinkers drink when their not drinkin' beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2013 02:59:01 | More by T-Leb
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spycow

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -25.7%

01-17-2013 16:07:38 | More by spycow
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EersandBeers

West Virginia

1/5  rDev -50.5%

01-16-2013 17:47:31 | More by EersandBeers
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Mantooth

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -1%

01-16-2013 01:09:56 | More by Mantooth
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Glopez

California

2.75/5  rDev +36.1%

01-06-2013 07:50:39 | More by Glopez
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TMoney2591

Illinois

2.1/5  rDev +4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

I reiterate: Who needs alcohol, anyway? Answer from earlier: everybody... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear pale straw topped by a finger of short-lived lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises mineral water and dusty grain. The taste brings in some fruity funk for the sake of it, but that just makes things a touch less palatable, frankly. The body is pretty light, with a light moderate carbonation and a watery feel. Overall, if you want such a non-alcoholic option for a beverage, just drink water or soda or something. It's just not worth it to opt for this shit just for the sake of saying you drank something that sorta/kinda had the vague appearance of "beer".

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2013 23:51:03 | More by TMoney2591
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Spikester

Oregon

3.13/5  rDev +55%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance is clear gold with two fingers of white head. The head lasts about two minutes then becomes a ring of foam most of the way down. It even left a few spots of lacing.

Smell is corny with some light grains.

Taste is sweet corn, rice, and a nice hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel is very much like most US macro lagers. That is to say much better than anticipated.

From the green and silver can. I would rather drink this than the two "bigger brothers" from the same company. What a surprise.

Serving type: can

01-03-2013 05:16:32 | More by Spikester
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metter98

New York

1.88/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

A: The beer is clear straw yellow in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation.
S: There are very light aromas of corn adjunct malts in the nose.
T: The taste has notes of corn adjuncts with a slight chemical-like flavor and lingering hints of Honey Nut Cheerios in the finish.
M: It feels light-bodied, thin and watery on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink but is rather watery and has done unusual hints of honey.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2012 01:26:50 | More by metter98
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chippo33

Vermont

1.25/5  rDev -38.1%

12-21-2012 03:21:32 | More by chippo33
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Pecan

California

1.25/5  rDev -38.1%

12-20-2012 15:57:43 | More by Pecan
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Lukass

Ohio

1.25/5  rDev -38.1%

12-20-2012 03:14:57 | More by Lukass
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

2.38/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

hate to rag on an NA beer, because the fact these exist and are available for those who cant drink because of health, self control, or driving safe reasons is awesome, and i applaud it, but this is a terrible NA beer, and id rather just have water if i have to drive for the night. it pours from the bottle an entirely flat looking yellow wheat color with literally no head at all. the nose is sweet and extracty, corn syrupy almost. the flavor is about the same as the nose, very little redeeming at al about it, and it would barely pass as beer to me in a blind tasting. i dont hate the body, which is sort of medium to light, not watery as i expected, but te carbonation just isnt there. i try to keep a 6er of NA around for soem friends of mine who dont partake anymore, but i wont buy this again. i prefer ever single NA ive ever tasted to this one, how can a beer be this flat and bland? not fair to the sober guys.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2012 16:55:11 | More by StonedTrippin
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bryehn

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +60.9%

12-15-2012 19:54:01 | More by bryehn
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skm

South Carolina

1.75/5  rDev -13.4%

12-14-2012 01:59:01 | More by skm
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Treb0R

Oregon

1.5/5  rDev -25.7%

12-13-2012 16:46:52 | More by Treb0R
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Danobold

Texas

2/5  rDev -1%

11-28-2012 03:14:02 | More by Danobold
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micahmye

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +147.5%

11-22-2012 00:28:59 | More by micahmye
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Fatehunter

Oregon

2/5  rDev -1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Half finger of head. Clear, golden body with a few bubbles coming up.
Smell is a strong metallic and grain.
Taste is metallic with a little bitterness. Nothing really here though.
Crisp texture. Moderate carbonation.
Probably one of the better n/a beers, but then what's the point?

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2012 22:10:05 | More by Fatehunter
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

2.33/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance
Pale straw with 2 fingers of fizzy head. Excellent clarity and low carbonation.

Nose
Water with a splash of apple juice and maybe a cereal grain or two.

Taste
I can barely taste anything. It's basically seltzer water with the tiniest hint of grain and a drop of apple juice.

Mouthfeel
Light bodied with stinging carbonation.

Overall
It's not really offensive, but at this point you might as well drink a Soda. Not bad for the style though.

Serving type: can

11-20-2012 23:48:43 | More by justintcoons
O'Doul's from Anheuser-Busch
51 out of 100 based on 401 ratings.