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Budweiser - Anheuser-Busch

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5,166 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,166
Reviews: 1,531
rAvg: 2.35
pDev: 33.62%
Wants: 40
Gots: 679 | FT: 0
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 11-21-2000

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.
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Photo of Tiffany88
1.85/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.75

I wanted to try it just to see what all the fuss is about. It's ok. It has a very watery taste compared other adjuncts. I compare it to seltzer water, which makes it pretty refreshing. It's not as bad as people make it out to be.

Photo of tillmac62
3.06/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From memory, since I won't waste money on it now. For the category, it's good. For craft beer, it isn't.

Photo of Scott-craft
1.71/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.5

Slightly better than shit. Which is bud light

Photo of Mnmich7662
2.38/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of micromaniac129
2.72/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
2.83/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Aroma is very closed off, but great mouthfeel.

Photo of greasyrunner
2.04/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of duey23
4.07/5  rDev +73.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

One of few beers I drink draught or bottle, not to everyone's taste though

Photo of tkdchampxi
1.58/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

This beer has consistency going for it. The mouthfeel is the best part about this beer - because when it's cold, you can practically drink it without noticing...

Problem is, you can do the same with water, and I'd rather do that.

Photo of CJNAPS
1/5  rDev -57.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I only rated this water to get a accurate list of beers I've had. Horrible

Photo of Bosoxbennie
2.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

not epic, but will do in a pinch

Photo of Diaper-Daniels
2.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of fps_dean
1.53/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

It's Budweiser, the watered down beer that gave North American beer a bad name for many years. Used to drink it in college when I was dirt broke and could get it for dollar drafts, but then I discovered hard liquor and I quickly realized it's not even worth a dollar.

Photo of Marleypoo
1.02/5  rDev -56.6%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Worst beer in the world. Horrible watered down junk. It's not even an American beer anymore. I cannot drink it ever, I refuse and I hate every and any beer that AH makes. They buy out other beers and destroy them, for example Bass beer use to be a great beer until AH bought them and started brewing it diffrent. Horrible company and an even more horrible product! Budweiser is the absolute worst beer I ever tasted!

Photo of archyquaffer
2.72/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

This is one of those beers that cannot possibly get fair treatment on this site. I'm not necessarily against hating on AB- the number of times I HAD to have their beer at some bar because of no other choices- is enough for me to hate on this brand. That said...

Poured from a tallboy 25 ouncer into a shaker pint. A moderate to semi-aggressive pour will produce about 1.5 inches of a billowy, somewhat chunky head. The beer is a pale straw color with light carbonation.

Very apparent DMS in the aroma, but it fades as the beer progresses- as long as it doesn't get warm. A slight fruity aroma is apparent as well- something akin to tomato skins. The flavor is lightly grainy with no hop character to speak of. It's very light in flavor and on the palate. Bland, average, watery and typical- what do you want?

I have often chosen this over Bud Light, which is a ridiculous watery yet somehow nasty beer. Coors Light really does taste like water, and is actually pretty good if you're thirsty. If my choices are light beer or Bud, then this is it. Not exactly a ringing endorsement, but there it is.

Photo of AustinEric
2.46/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of MFrye10
5/5  rDev +112.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Once your lips touch that nice cold bottle of Budweiser you will instantly look up to the skies above give Jesus a wink and a thumbs up because he has bestowed upon you the King of Beers! This heaven sent beer was made so that everyone can know what sweet mother freedom tastes like. You see old glory flying and you hear the bells of freedom singing. So kick back, enjoy and by God taste FREEDOM!

Photo of dikebrewery
2.85/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

After a couple of red labels on the rocks I like to throw back a couple buds and if you think it's weird to chase a nice scotch with a cheap American lager I suggest you try. It'll have you "turn down for what" lickity split

Photo of americanbeer_guy96
3.35/5  rDev +42.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

good beer for what it is, not too expensive and can be found just about anywhere. The flavor is pretty mild and easy to drink and the smell reminds me of family BBQs

Photo of HaydenP
2.81/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

It is what it is a drinkable beer you can find everywhere for a decent price. Not good not bad.

Photo of Acforster2
2.73/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Dinobambam
2.88/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

One of the best macro lagers out there

Photo of Littlebiker
2.45/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of RGrigs3
2.41/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Monsta-beer-drinker
2.28/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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Budweiser from Anheuser-Busch
57 out of 100 based on 5,166 ratings.