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Natural Ice - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
45
awful

1,095 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor

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Ratings: 1,095
Reviews: 290
rAvg: 1.74
pDev: 43.1%
Wants: 4
Gots: 67 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Natural Ice is brewed with a blend of premium American-grown and imported hops and a combination of malt and corn that lends Natural Ice its delicate sweetness. It then undergoes Anheuser-Busch’s exclusive ice-brewing process, which takes the beer to a temperature below freezing and leads to the formation of ice crystals which create its signature rich and smooth taste.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-03-2001)
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Foyle

Wyoming

2.38/5  rDev +36.8%

Sampled from 25oz can into pint glass.

Appearance: pours a sudsy white 1" head that falls fairly quick with some lacing left behind. Color is clear pale straw. Plenty of streaming bubbles.

Aroma: mild aroma of corn sweetness, white bread and not much else.

Mouthfeel: light and frothy with an easy dry finish. Quite watery.

Flavor: some light barley notes, plenty of corn sweetness, maybe a bit of husks, with a hint of hops in the end. There is a slight alcohol presence in the finish.

Overall: First time I have ever tried this. I wasn't expecting much, so was surprised that it was not offensive at all. Definitely want to drink this one ice cold.

06-12-2014 23:55:40 | More by Foyle
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wesbrownyeah

Florida

3.1/5  rDev +78.2%

Natty with flavor? We will see.

A- Straw yellow fluid with massive carbonation that falls into a soapy top. Very small amounts of lacing stick to the glass.

S- Not much there, metallic scents followed by a corn and light malt smell.

T- The taste is ok. Just ok. Reason being the very appearent corn and grains upfront. This is then followed by a ricey flavor and ultra mild hop bitterness with metallic notes.

M-D- Mouthfeel is Naturally smooth and easy to drink. Mild carbonation feel as the alcohol level taints the tongue with little to offend the mouthfeel. Drinkablity is great for an ice beer in the U.S. I could drink this if offered as a party beer.

06-07-2009 03:32:38 | More by wesbrownyeah
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petewheeler

Maryland

1.25/5  rDev -28.2%

08-29-2014 00:19:22 | More by petewheeler
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funkel81

California

1.5/5  rDev -13.8%

08-24-2014 16:43:03 | More by funkel81
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pep

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev +43.7%

08-23-2014 13:46:21 | More by pep
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Packard

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev +43.7%

08-23-2014 06:51:39 | More by Packard
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browniewithnuts

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -13.8%

08-23-2014 04:33:35 | More by browniewithnuts
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crossharpbrew

Texas

1.08/5  rDev -37.9%

08-22-2014 23:23:32 | More by crossharpbrew
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ThatMaltGuy


3.52/5  rDev +102.3%

08-22-2014 04:53:09 | More by ThatMaltGuy
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Abbbp

Texas

1.75/5  rDev +0.6%

08-20-2014 19:23:32 | More by Abbbp
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Shawnxa3

Florida

1/5  rDev -42.5%

08-20-2014 04:03:38 | More by Shawnxa3
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TaylorIPA19


1.72/5  rDev -1.1%

08-18-2014 03:59:44 | More by TaylorIPA19
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ordybill

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +115.5%

08-17-2014 05:07:11 | More by ordybill
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rpbisaillon

New York

1/5  rDev -42.5%

08-16-2014 22:33:12 | More by rpbisaillon
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MonkeyBread

Nevada

1/5  rDev -42.5%

08-16-2014 20:28:51 | More by MonkeyBread
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Dicers

Texas

1.5/5  rDev -13.8%

08-13-2014 22:07:49 | More by Dicers
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th3d1ck

Maryland

1.75/5  rDev +0.6%

08-13-2014 09:18:41 | More by th3d1ck
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PvtSnowball

Florida

2.18/5  rDev +25.3%

Purchased from one of the local quick marts.

A: Pale translucent gold with poor head and retention. It does have some lacing however.

S: Adjuncts ( Corn ) and booze.

T: Same as the smell except the corn has a slightly rotten taste. Not good.

M: Very watery but it is crisp and slightly refreshing.

O: Another poor AAL. I really need to stop reviewing this stuff.

08-12-2014 20:59:06 | More by PvtSnowball
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rockidr4

Virginia

2.2/5  rDev +26.4%

This is a beer game beer. It's really watery, and you can slam it down while you're playing beer pong or flip cup. That's the only time this beer is acceptable. All other times you should drink something else. Anything else. It's just so bland. Water tastes better and doesn't give you a hangover.

Anecdotal note. I have a friend who can never make a decision ever. We were throwing a party, and we needed beer. He hands me a ten dollar bill and tells me to get something. I ask him what he wants. He just says, "whatever." So me and another friend go to the liquor store to buy the beers. We bought mostly relatively acceptable macro brews, I want to say probably miller lite. Him, we bought a case of this saying, "This'll teach him." We get back to the appartment and he says, "NATTY ICE IS MY FAVORITE!!!"

I guess the lesson is is that somewhere out there is a guy that this beer is the perfect match for. Watery, and flavorless. That's how he likes his beers.

08-12-2014 20:01:51 | More by rockidr4
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Skiefer

Kentucky

1/5  rDev -42.5%

08-12-2014 15:30:55 | More by Skiefer
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anthonymac22

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +72.4%

08-12-2014 04:57:22 | More by anthonymac22
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

1.25/5  rDev -28.2%

08-11-2014 20:03:41 | More by Canada_Dan
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

1.5/5  rDev -13.8%

08-11-2014 14:12:07 | More by DrunkinYogi
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Sammythebull19


1/5  rDev -42.5%

08-10-2014 12:40:32 | More by Sammythebull19
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Jonathan_Philadelphia


1/5  rDev -42.5%

08-09-2014 22:34:21 | More by Jonathan_Philadelphia
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Natural Ice from Anheuser-Busch
45 out of 100 based on 1,095 ratings.