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Budweiser - Anheuser-Busch

BudweiserBudweiser

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BA SCORE
56
awful

3,937 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3937
Reviews: 1413
rAvg: 2.33
pDev: 33.05%


Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed using a blend of imported and classic American aroma hops, and a blend of barley malts and rice. Budweiser is brewed with time-honored methods including “kraeusening” for natural carbonation and Beechwood aging, which results in unparalleled balance and character.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 11-21-2000)
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Reviews by niangelo:
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niangelo

Alberta (Canada)

1.83/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

My uncles bought this fine brew for Canadian thanksgiving. Not to kick a gift horse in them mouth, I accepted a brew. I didn't pour it, and I made damn sure it was ice cold.

First I studied the label. It actually says "We know of know other beer the costs so much or takes so long to brew". Right. Later on the label it actually proudly lists rice as one of it's pure ingredients. Off to a bad start.

I don't even smell this one. Not worth it. Taste is sweeeet, almost syrupy. Must be the "Beechwood aging process" that produced that. I think I can hear Anhueser executives laughing in the distance.

This is like getting shot in the face with a corn gun. Best drunk when screaming at a football game and eating hot wings, so as to mask the flavor.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2005 13:20:31 | More by niangelo
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12 oz. bottle poured into pilsner

L: straw, very pale yellow, crystal clear; about 2/3-inch white foam head, a little sticking and lacing

S: grain ... a hint of barley sweetness; watered-down lemon; hint of bread malt sweetness

T: very kolsch-like ... some barley malt sweetness, not bready or like biscuits but still sweet, with the slightest taste of earthy/pepper hops. not bitter. loads and loads of grain taste, no corn (obviously) but lots of cereal grain

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Budweiser from Anheuser-Busch
56 out of 100 based on 3,937 ratings.