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Busch Beer - Anheuser-Busch

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49
awful

1,343 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,343
Reviews: 400
rAvg: 1.98
pDev: 35.35%
Wants: 4
Gots: 63 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Busch and Busch Light are both brewed with a blend of premium American-grown and imported hops and a combination of malt and corn to provide a pleasant balanced flavor. Additionally, Busch Light undergoes a longer brewing process that produces a lighter body and fewer calories.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-20-2000)
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womencantsail

California

2.42/5  rDev +22.2%

Ticked this fine product on New Year’s Eve. Pours incredibly pale yellow with a short lived white head. Smells strongly of corn and corn syrup with a touch of metal. Maybe some notes of green apple and straw. Decently sweet in terms of the flavor with quite a bit of corn to it. A touch watery with some of the same apple and straw notes. Not overly offensive, but not very good, either.

01-04-2012 21:53:59 | More by womencantsail
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tectactoe

Michigan

1.49/5  rDev -24.7%

Once upon a time, I lived next door to a kid my age named Brett. We used to be really good friends. When we were 16 or 17, we used to always try and get alcohol and beer and drink in his backyard. He was a big-time hunter and a redneck through and through, and his beer of choice was always Busch. I was young and only cared about getting drunk, so I had no problems with it.

There was one night when him and I alone finished a thirty pack. He may have had one or two more than I did, but he's a much bigger guy than me, too. I tried jumping over a fence without touching it with my hands and ended up smashing my face into the ground. At one point, Brett was laying on his back and pissing straight up into the air. I'm pretty sure the girls we were with were gone by this point, or at least I hope so.

Brett dropped out of college, moved a few hours away and ended up getting engaged to the first girlfriend he's ever had. Every time I see pictures of him, he gets bigger and bigger, balder and balder. He still takes pictures of himself holding a Busch in his hand every now and then. Whenever I see them, I remember the time he walked into 7-Eleven and filled a Double Gulp with pop and put a tall boy of Four Loko inside of it. He got away with it and we got drunk off of one Four Loko.

This beer sucks, but it's pale-straw body, metallic, grainy aroma, and corny, residual sugar-filled taste reminds me of some of the best (and most stupid) times of my life.

I miss Brett.

08-09-2012 00:47:05 | More by tectactoe
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Todd

Colorado

2.03/5  rDev +2.5%

Presentation: 12oz can. Stamped born on date. Claims to be "Born of Natural Ingredients, Smooth, Refreshing Beer" ... "Brewed from water, barley malt, cereal grain, hops and yeast. There is nothing artificial in this product."

Appearance: If this beer was any clearer, it'd be called Zima. Extremely pale/straw, clear with a tighly carbonated foam lace.

Smell: Kind of funky smelling. Like cold raw meat. Some grain notes too.

Taste: About the thinnest mouthfeel I've ever tasted. A very watery beer. Malt flavour is very light. Dextrin and corn sweetness, especially as the beer warms. Hops are present, only lending a mild floral flavour and touch of lemon bitterness. DMS flavours (cooked veggies) as the beer warms. Finishes slightly dry with grain notes. All I can think of is "corn" ... you really pick-up on the addition of corn adjuncts. It changes everything from the flavour to the alcohol, chemically. Plus ... it's a cheap addition.

Notes: Whatever.

11-20-2000 00:19:31 | More by Todd
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RyanLaCount03

Wisconsin

1.9/5  rDev -4%

I really was not a big fan of this beer the first time I tried it. This was one of the first beers I ever tried. The taste was not one of a good beer with very little hops. While it may not have much taste, it seems to have a little higher alcohol content thanother beers. I know this is a cheap beer, but the mouthfeel wasn't even that good.

02-22-2013 01:48:32 | More by RyanLaCount03
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RoyalT

Ohio

1.73/5  rDev -12.6%

Appearance – Extremely light yellow body with a thick, shaving cream head that dissipated quickly and whiped the glass clean on its way down.

Smell – Faint malt and sweetness, like a beer-flavored lollipop.

Taste – Light as can be. A sliver of malt is complimented by half a sliver of sweetness and a funky aftertaste.

Mouthfeel – I know the style is supposed to be well-carbonated, but this just exploded in my mouth.

Sinkability – The only reason to take another gulp is to wash away the nasty finish from the previous belt. It’s a vicious circle.

Comments – Serve this to your pop-in mother-in-law or the guy that steals change out of your desk at work. This is on the low end of the macro brews.

08-22-2003 01:17:17 | More by RoyalT
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tohe9384


1.75/5  rDev -11.6%

09-11-2012 23:52:43 | More by tohe9384
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wesbrownyeah

Florida

1.9/5  rDev -4%

Busch is a beer that i tried when my younger brother came back from college. That being said i asked him what he was drinking in these frat parties... i figured what the hell i'll try one...

A- Light straw color with a soda like foam that quickly leaves you with no head. Light bubbly look.

S- Corn musk with very little else.

T- A flat corny bite at first with very subtle malty flavor, no hop notes at all.

M- Stale corn and barley bubbles make the mouthfeel almost unbareable.

D- When in need for cheap beer go for it if power drinking is a need. I would rather drink natty light for mass drinking occations.

04-04-2009 02:10:48 | More by wesbrownyeah
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tbryan5

Louisiana

1.5/5  rDev -24.2%

01-05-2013 02:47:02 | More by tbryan5
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Dmann

California

1.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Avoid at all costs, get a Mickey's instead! Pours a straw yellow with a fizzy head that leaves as quick as it came. Smell is of corn and sweetness and that is pretty much the flavor as well. Super thin mouthfeel and the flavor of sweet corn prevail. Like I said, stick to Mickey's if you want a decent beer at budget price.

08-23-2008 08:39:43 | More by Dmann
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SuomiHobbit

Connecticut

1.5/5  rDev -24.2%

12-12-2013 04:10:57 | More by SuomiHobbit
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markallmon

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev +64.1%

04-07-2013 18:08:37 | More by markallmon
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SD-Alefan

South Dakota

1.5/5  rDev -24.2%

05-23-2014 13:40:11 | More by SD-Alefan
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SoxFan1982


2.25/5  rDev +13.6%

08-03-2014 15:25:33 | More by SoxFan1982
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sponberg

New York

1.38/5  rDev -30.3%

A friend puts it best: Busch - The short curlies of beer. The problem is, it's his only good line and he keeps bringing 12packs of this crap to my house so he can use it again and again...

Take Budweiser. Now, send it down a line without beechwood chips but with corncobs, possibly freshly retrieved from the A-B boardroom throneroom. That's Busch.

03-18-2002 01:00:26 | More by sponberg
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twi1609372

Florida

1.83/5  rDev -7.6%

busch beer, i do not know how to describe it, but the taste says CHEAP. "natural aging" isnt all aging natural? this beer has a pretty light taste for a non-light beer, less flavor than bud.the appearance and odor of this are nothign to brag about. the soul thing this beer had going for it is it's cheapness, which the flavor projects

06-07-2005 08:01:55 | More by twi1609372
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grynder33

Wisconsin

2.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Poured a blondish color, quickly disappearing head, slightly detectable hop aroma, a very light almost watery taste, but aftertaste was sweet, not really unpleasant. Not a beer you'd sit and savor, but better than water, if your digging a ditch. Cheap and thirst quenching.

08-17-2003 12:51:09 | More by grynder33
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TurboChief

Michigan

5/5  rDev +152.5%

08-04-2014 21:42:26 | More by TurboChief
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H8B8

Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev +26.3%

04-04-2013 13:22:05 | More by H8B8
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -24.2%

07-28-2013 20:49:17 | More by TTripp725
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generallee

New York

2.15/5  rDev +8.6%

Thanks to my neighbor Denver for sharing his favorite beer with me. It pours a pale yellow straw color with a foamy white head. The body is very clear and clean with plenty of carbonation. The aroma is mostly salty and hay like. A metal can note is also detected in the nose. The taste is very light. Light malts cut with rice are most noticeable. It's also salty and has some very light bitterness to it. Busch is light bodied and thin with lots of fizzy carbonation. The finish is dry and abrupt.

04-26-2008 16:20:50 | More by generallee
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev +1%

11-25-2011 07:17:38 | More by TimoP
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

1.25/5  rDev -36.9%

08-01-2014 14:34:00 | More by Doomcifer
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petewheeler

Maryland

1.5/5  rDev -24.2%

08-29-2014 00:18:11 | More by petewheeler
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Jason

Massachusetts

1.3/5  rDev -34.3%

This is crap beer that is good to drink once in a while to remind you that there is much better beer out there.

08-18-2001 01:08:56 | More by Jason
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Rifrafboy

Minnesota

2.33/5  rDev +17.7%

This is a cheap party beer. Pours and looks very unimpressive. Taste is chemical like, with graininess galore. The corn is very present. This is not good beer, not even close. i would not try this again under any circumstances. I can only hope on tap it is better. Disappointed.

03-19-2003 18:55:56 | More by Rifrafboy
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Busch Beer from Anheuser-Busch
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