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Budweiser - Anheuser-Busch

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4,862 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,862
Reviews: 1,462
rAvg: 2.34
pDev: 33.33%
Wants: 29
Gots: 464 | FT: 0
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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1/5  rDev -57.3%

livewire05, Jan 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev +28.2%

dBmV, Jan 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev +28.2%

SirWalkAbout, Jan 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev +28.2%

Daniel9913, Jan 05, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +6.8%

BigCheese, Jan 05, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -35.9%

klmcmachen, Jan 04, 2012
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2/5  rDev -14.5%

dukeisok, Jan 04, 2012
Photo of eduque14
1.6/5  rDev -31.6%
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.

eduque14, Jan 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +49.6%

darrenb42, Jan 03, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -35.9%

andrewj17, Jan 03, 2012
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1/5  rDev -57.3%

aliving1, Jan 03, 2012
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2/5  rDev -14.5%

troymiller1984, Jan 03, 2012
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1/5  rDev -57.3%

antique, Jan 03, 2012
Photo of WertMaker
2.38/5  rDev +1.7%
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.

WertMaker, Jan 02, 2012
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1.4/5  rDev -40.2%
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.

CheezyBlaster, Jan 02, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +6.8%

justinm4bama, Jan 02, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +6.8%

Ablackbrew, Jan 02, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +6.8%

Jstark5150, Jan 02, 2012
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1/5  rDev -57.3%

Huffaroma, Jan 02, 2012
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1/5  rDev -57.3%

Ouroborus, Jan 02, 2012
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1/5  rDev -57.3%

msromberg, Jan 02, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +6.8%

sweetpaulie73, Jan 01, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -35.9%

AlexM, Jan 01, 2012
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1/5  rDev -57.3%

KimenTshom, Jan 01, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +6.8%

GuinnessDude7, Dec 31, 2011
Budweiser from Anheuser-Busch
56 out of 100 based on 4,862 ratings.