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Budweiser - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
57
awful

5,294 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 5,294
Reviews: 1,608
rAvg: 2.35
pDev: 33.62%
Wants: 45
Gots: 804 | 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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Ratings: 5,294 | Reviews: 1,608
Photo of 57md
2.18/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Had this at a social function - the choice was Bud or Bud Light.

It is nearly impossible for me to believe that I once considered myself a "Bud Man." Thankfully, that was a looooong time ago.

The only redeemable quality is that this beer is union made.

Photo of RMoeNay
1.93/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.75

Not my cup of tea. There is no 'taste'. This beer is meant for people who don't like beer, but like the idea of beer. A bit better than the watery version.

Photo of pat61
3.75/5  rDev +59.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

For what it is, it is well done. Not much on the nose, rice, faint hops, light malts. Brilliant straw color, fizzy and light bodied. Light malt and rice flavor with a light hop finish.

Photo of Jeffrey-Pulver
1.67/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

King of Beers? I don't think so. Has a nice golden color with a think white head of bubbles. Taste was very disappointing. Very bland and tasteless. Smell was off setting. Gave me a headache. Cheap beer is cheap.

Photo of AfricanPete14
4.48/5  rDev +90.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A very tasty beer that is great for having a good time with your friends.

Photo of Drknight
2.29/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of elguru
3/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Notting great notting too bad, but better than nothing.

Photo of Kelby777
3.95/5  rDev +68.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I understand there is a lot of hate here on Beer Advocate when it comes to this beer. Beer snobs left and right will tell you that this beer is swill and piss. But I came into reviewing this beer without bias and prejudice.

Appearance - I poured a 16oz can delicately into a pilsner glass. I would say the temperature of the beer was at about 36 degrees. I noticed it had a head and then quickly dissipated. It has a high level of carbonation. I noticed it left a light lacing on the glass. The color of the beer had a straw-yellow color. I looked into the glass and it reminded me of grease bubbles from chicken broth.

Smell - Smells of corn, rice, and had a slightly boozy smell.

Taste - Has sort of a flat tangy boozy taste to it. Tasted the rice, corn, and the beer was slightly boozy - similar to the smell. Barely any hop taste.

Mouth feel - It tastes very carbonated and has a watery mouth feel but it's not a bad thing. The mouth feel of this beer makes it very easy to drink.

Overall - For what it's worth, this beer is great! It is very drinkable, cheap, and Budweiser has never let me down before.

Photo of 5EKF
2.34/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

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

Photo of baconfromwalmart
3.07/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pleasantly surprised with this one. I really don't like Bud Light but this isn't too bad.

Photo of chrislucid
1.31/5  rDev -44.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

We've all had it. You either like or don't. I don't.

Photo of Roberto11232
2.75/5  rDev +17%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of justincourts
2.06/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of IPA1978
2.27/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of groggycorpse196
1.09/5  rDev -53.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Too carbonated and no taste

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

a terrible beer for the homeless.

Photo of snowbike
3.1/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

On a really hot day in the summer, this is a pretty satisfying beer. If you develop a taste for it you won't have to worry about a small town bar not having a beer you like. I must admit, however, a world with only Budweiser would be pretty tedious.

Photo of wlfmaldon1
3.03/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Very bad hangover after drinking just a 6 pack

Photo of PatrickCT
1.85/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

No pumpkin or peaches in this beer. As promised. Also, this tasted as though it was brewed the hard way.

Photo of Gagnonsux
2.77/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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

Budweiser is the "King" of giving American Beer a bad name

Photo of godawgs
2.6/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Hallertau
2.33/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Duff_Man
1.71/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

beer pong beer, thats about it.

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Budweiser from Anheuser-Busch
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