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Natural Ice - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
45
awful

1,042 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor

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Ratings: 1,042
Reviews: 288
rAvg: 1.74
pDev: 43.1%
Wants: 4
Gots: 50 | 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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jn245


4.23/5  rDev +143.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I love Natural Ice Beer! I like how it does not have a watered down taste to it. The beer has a bite to it. I also like how strong it is compared to other beers in the same price range which is another reason I love this beer. It is cheap! I don't think a beer has to cost a lot to be a great beer. It seems to have a bad rep around where i live, but I love it!

Serving type: can

07-14-2012 20:44:01 | More by jn245
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Saire826

Illinois

1.25/5  rDev -28.2%

07-14-2012 03:40:34 | More by Saire826
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mbatta7


2/5  rDev +14.9%

07-12-2012 00:29:08 | More by mbatta7
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amishbooze

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -13.8%

07-11-2012 15:58:46 | More by amishbooze
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Ranz

Texas

1/5  rDev -42.5%

07-10-2012 23:52:38 | More by Ranz
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Beermazter310

Nevada

2.25/5  rDev +29.3%

07-10-2012 18:07:57 | More by Beermazter310
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Jaco-B


1.5/5  rDev -13.8%

07-09-2012 22:17:27 | More by Jaco-B
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This_Guy


2/5  rDev +14.9%

07-09-2012 00:08:27 | More by This_Guy
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Dizzy242

Massachusetts

1.25/5  rDev -28.2%

07-08-2012 12:06:32 | More by Dizzy242
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Powerstroker90

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev +0.6%

07-07-2012 04:34:14 | More by Powerstroker90
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Bighorn

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev +58%

06-30-2012 02:08:26 | More by Bighorn
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JMSiefer

South Dakota

1.75/5  rDev +0.6%

06-28-2012 03:18:05 | More by JMSiefer
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MrGaughran


1/5  rDev -42.5%

06-27-2012 02:54:14 | More by MrGaughran
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MattBreight

Michigan

1/5  rDev -42.5%

06-23-2012 14:29:37 | More by MattBreight
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Mart1


1.75/5  rDev +0.6%

06-22-2012 22:11:36 | More by Mart1
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TDintino

Virginia

1.25/5  rDev -28.2%

06-21-2012 07:30:58 | More by TDintino
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hiphopj5

Colorado

2/5  rDev +14.9%

06-20-2012 18:03:21 | More by hiphopj5
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Jeff22

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev +29.3%

06-19-2012 22:14:44 | More by Jeff22
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carteravebrew

Colorado

1.5/5  rDev -13.8%

06-19-2012 20:51:43 | More by carteravebrew
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maviola

New York

1/5  rDev -42.5%

06-10-2012 22:09:04 | More by maviola
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mcss

New York

1.25/5  rDev -28.2%

06-08-2012 14:03:28 | More by mcss
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Brenden

Ohio

2.48/5  rDev +42.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

For the sake of experimentation, I'm holding a little tasting of beers I happened to have but would never purchase myself. This is the second.

"Natty Ice," as it's commonly known, is paler than straw yellow. It's extremely fizzy and bubbly, able to form a head almost a finger tall before it immediately dies away, though a little foamy patch struggles to stay alive. Very small spots of lacing can be seen scattered on the glass.
It smells like corn husk and apple skins primarily. There's a mild astringent alcohol whiff as well.
The taste is about the same, with a bit more corn husk and some rice coming out in the finish. Alcohol is barely noticeable as a flavor but warms quite a bit. Bland, of course, but considering what it is, probably average. Being such a terrible style, though, "average" is still low.
The feel is extremely light, as expected, with an unyielding but not terribly spritzy crispness. There's not much else to it.

Serving type: can

06-07-2012 00:19:43 | More by Brenden
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chrispoint

Connecticut

3/5  rDev +72.4%

06-06-2012 05:54:11 | More by chrispoint
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trstar87

Illinois

1.25/5  rDev -28.2%

06-04-2012 00:21:28 | More by trstar87
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ant1

France

2.5/5  rDev +43.7%

06-03-2012 20:43:13 | More by ant1
Natural Ice from Anheuser-Busch
45 out of 100 based on 1,042 ratings.