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Budweiser - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
57
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5,244 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 5,244
Reviews: 1,577
rAvg: 2.35
pDev: 33.62%
Wants: 42
Gots: 758 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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 jooler
2.63/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of 31Sam13
4/5  rDev +70.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look...who in the world of beer snobbery can give this a fair shake? Well, apparently a lot of us. I believe I will quote a well-spun review which includes the immortal words of Billy Joel "the classic microphone smells like a beer smell" comment is very astute. I loved it. Yes, it was mostly watery...but if I can quote another reviewer , or analyze, I should say. The watery nature of the brew does not get you hungover. I'm not sure exactly what that meant, but that's his experience... I for one, will not turn one down if ice-cold and offered to me...even for a couple of bucks on occasion...the Bros did well in their review.

Photo of Dmetal
2.07/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of MattyDTD
1.5/5  rDev -36.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Tastes too much like water. Nothinh exciting and gets me very drunk and hungover due to lack of taste.

Photo of snowmageddon
2.27/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Whitey_from_Remedy
2.23/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
2.75/5  rDev +17%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jjamadorphd
2.66/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

When I officially became a "beer geek" or what my wife calls a "beer snob" I swore I would never, ever drink another bottle or can of domestic swill. Well, now that I have been reviewing beers from all over the country, the world and from multiple micro-brewers, I've decided to be fair to the "big box" beers. And where better to start than the "king of beers", none other than Budweiser...

I have to say, giving it a fair shake, it wasn't as bad as I was expecting. Although its appearance is nothing to write home about, and it has the classic "microphone smells like a beer" smell, there are some redeeming qualities. The taste was a mixture of light hoppiness with sweet maltiness, with an overly carbonated feel. As surprising as the taste was I have to admit - it was mostly watery, even for a lager. Although not the worst beer I've ever had, it certainly isn't the king of beers for me.

Photo of Butters_Leopold_
3.15/5  rDev +34%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

not much taste but good beer to have after a long day

Photo of JackieKu
2.81/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Big_Mazz
2.68/5  rDev +14%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JamesNichols
3.15/5  rDev +34%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 5

On a hot summer day you taste like America, the rest of the time you taste like beer

Photo of BCborn
2.44/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Pezz1985
2.86/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Solid beer , classic taste(American)

Photo of H0pHed
2/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

No detectable flavors other than a "tin can metal" taste. Good for slamming one right after another but other than that it hasn't got much going for it.

Photo of Winston3737
1/5  rDev -57.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

The granddaddy of bad beer.

Photo of leantom
2.82/5  rDev +20%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

The king of beers. No, it's not Heady. It's Budweiser! Here goes:

L: Yellow, lots of carbonation, not much head or lacing, though.

S: Very faint barley and hops; mostly adjunct grains. Not good.

T: Not bad, but not great either. Pilsner hops followed by a grainy aftertaste. Sufficient malt and hops, but simply can't compete with other pilsners of the craft variety.

F: Crisp and smooth. Not going to dock the beer here too much.

O: OK, only have this when I'm at a bar that doesn't serve microbrews.

Photo of thekid9
1.23/5  rDev -47.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

If your first drink of beer is this it may prevent you from enjoying the best of the rest.

Photo of BadaBeer
3.27/5  rDev +39.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good national brew for the price

Photo of lemmy187
2.82/5  rDev +20%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of nateplants
2.99/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Another American mass produced swill

Photo of Safa1
2.76/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Because you deserve what every individual should enjoy regularly. It's American for mass consumption of beer. Drink a six pack and sing the national anthem while taking photos of bald headed Eagles. Forget the taste forget the macro and sometimes just have some beer. This is that beer.

Photo of Moose90
2.31/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of Child_Pugh
3.07/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Refreshing and crisp yet mildly sweet. I detectable hops. Rice!

Photo of Nine_Tails
2/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Budweiser from Anheuser-Busch
57 out of 100 based on 5,244 ratings.