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Budweiser - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
56
awful

4,409 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 4,409
Reviews: 1,432
rAvg: 2.33
pDev: 33.05%
Wants: 16
Gots: 272 | 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:
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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eduque14

Missouri

1.6/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This beer is not one to brag about by any means. It is way over carbonated and the taste is something that I personally can hardly bare at times. I always finish my beer but, with this beer I find it a challenge to do so. I even at times suffer from headaches resulting from this brew. However, it is a cheap beer and people find it somewhat "American" to drink it. But I, as a beer drinker, prefer a beer with much more character. You get what you pay for. But I will not pay for a Bud.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2012 01:02:05 | More by eduque14
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darrenb42

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +50.2%

01-03-2012 21:14:39 | More by darrenb42
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andrewj17

Ohio

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

01-03-2012 21:10:25 | More by andrewj17
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aliving1

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -57.1%

01-03-2012 05:24:47 | More by aliving1
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troymiller1984

South Dakota

2/5  rDev -14.2%

01-03-2012 04:52:26 | More by troymiller1984
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antique

Virginia

1/5  rDev -57.1%

01-03-2012 01:27:19 | More by antique
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WertMaker

Oregon

2.38/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

OK, it's a Budweiser.

I pours light golden from the bottle and straight down the middle of the glass, it produces a foamy white head which does not linger.

Carbonation is good and within the realm of the style. Slight hops in the nose along with a wisp of corn, and no indication that malted barley was ever used in its creation.

The taste is similar to the nose, light mouth feel, like a lightly carbonated sparkling water. There is little with respect to a hop note in the flavor, but again this is a mass produced American Lager. On a positive note, the Budweiser you buy in Florida will taste like the Budweiser you buy in Alaska.

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2012 21:41:13 | More by WertMaker
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CheezyBlaster

Massachusetts

1.4/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Adjunct Monday! Just finished Narragansett, and it was far superior. Haven't had a Budweiser in a decade, so I didn't expect it to be that different from the other adjuncts I've tinkered with.

Nose: smells like sour/stale bread/cornchips. Very unpleasant.

Tastes like it smells: Sour/bad or stale, (can't find the right word) sort of stinky tasting grains, if that makes sense. Blech. I know people say this offhandedly, but how the hell do people drink this trash?

How can I argue against the mouthfeel? It's light bodied and you can swallow it. Great job making something I can swallow.

Overall: this is actually as horrible as people say. I came in thinking it would earn a 3-3.5 from me, being forgiving. Nope, it's swill. Good thing I didn't have to buy it.

Serving type: can

01-02-2012 21:15:09 | More by CheezyBlaster
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justinm4bama

Alabama

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

01-02-2012 20:55:09 | More by justinm4bama
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Ablackbrew

New York

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

01-02-2012 16:48:56 | More by Ablackbrew
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Jstark5150

California

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

01-02-2012 04:56:57 | More by Jstark5150
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Huffaroma

Montana

1/5  rDev -57.1%

01-02-2012 04:47:21 | More by Huffaroma
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Ouroborus

Iowa

1/5  rDev -57.1%

01-02-2012 01:19:41 | More by Ouroborus
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msromberg

Texas

1/5  rDev -57.1%

01-02-2012 00:20:20 | More by msromberg
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sweetpaulie73

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

01-01-2012 03:39:49 | More by sweetpaulie73
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AlexM

California

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

01-01-2012 02:08:33 | More by AlexM
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KimenTshom

California

1/5  rDev -57.1%

01-01-2012 01:48:58 | More by KimenTshom
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GuinnessDude7

New York

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

12-31-2011 23:34:10 | More by GuinnessDude7
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mbmyers3

California

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

12-31-2011 05:32:13 | More by mbmyers3
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Ezmunny

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +28.8%

12-31-2011 04:18:47 | More by Ezmunny
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hawkmage

California

2/5  rDev -14.2%

12-31-2011 03:34:56 | More by hawkmage
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Beervicious

Mexico

4/5  rDev +71.7%

12-31-2011 02:58:50 | More by Beervicious
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buckyp

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

12-31-2011 02:33:14 | More by buckyp
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markcycy

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -14.2%

12-30-2011 17:30:30 | More by markcycy
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bostonbluenose

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -57.1%

12-30-2011 17:23:26 | More by bostonbluenose
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