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Busch Beer - Anheuser-Busch

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49
awful

1,343 Ratings
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awful

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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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TurboChief

Michigan

5/5  rDev +152.5%

08-04-2014 21:42:26 | More by TurboChief
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Clg811


5/5  rDev +152.5%

07-13-2014 16:21:54 | More by Clg811
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JoeM79

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +152.5%

When you plop a 30 pack of this nectar of the Gods down on the counter and your local swill proprietor says $15, what exactly are you expecting? Get off your high horses with all these 1's and 2's.
A-looks like a beer
S-smells like a beer
T-wouldn't you know it tastes like a beer
M-feels like a beer in there
O-if you're expecting this to be a world class beer you need to get out more. It's a beer you can drink all day and night. While I'm a huge fan of dark heavy strong beers I always have me some Busch on hand.

03-01-2013 20:44:22 | More by JoeM79
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RyanZero


5/5  rDev +152.5%

07-14-2014 10:43:37 | More by RyanZero
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Captap


5/5  rDev +152.5%

07-25-2014 06:04:22 | More by Captap
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masteB


4.73/5  rDev +138.9%

first off my group of friends drinks way too much shitty beer so this review is mostly in comparison to other shitty beers. purchased a 30 pack for a party, we usually buy keystone or miller high life. busch has a bit more taste than coors or keystone and doesnt give me a headache once i drink 14 of them like keystone will. they are easy to shot gun and i really dont mind the taste especially compared to the metallic flavor of miller. my uncle always drank busch in front of me and when i was a teenager he would give me one sometimes and reefered them "alaskan sodas". il admit its a little bit like drinking urine but they go down easy and it gives you something to do in the form of drinking and peeing all night long instead of getting too fucked off the bat. its also nice to take a couple tequila shots and then get to fine tuning your drunk and eventually passing out/ puking and you dont look like as much of a pussy drinking busch as you would rolling rock but im rambling and busch is goood

08-20-2012 03:11:46 | More by masteB
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Aretis

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +127.3%

05-21-2013 05:52:34 | More by Aretis
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jpgoodin

Kentucky

4.45/5  rDev +124.7%

busch is my fav cheap beer.very high drinkability rate.i think it gets a bad rep if you would try a fresh busch i think u would like it.its not skunky at all.its mellow in tastse smell is fresh.its got a little kick to it if ur use to drinkin light beer.so go get some salted peanuts in the shell and drink a cold busch....

08-29-2009 22:48:16 | More by jpgoodin
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Nevadap1917


4.28/5  rDev +116.2%

08-18-2014 18:22:20 | More by Nevadap1917
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Caguama

Arizona

4.13/5  rDev +108.6%

I was hesitant because of the Beer Advocate Rating but I was pleasantly surprised. Busch (regular) is a very good beer and for the price it is exceptional. I will definitely start purchasing it by the case for approximately .50 cents per can. You can pay more and I have tasted better but for day in and day out drinking WHY?

08-04-2008 15:12:43 | More by Caguama
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TexasRedskinFan

Texas

4.06/5  rDev +105.1%

Busch is kinda "cheap" Budweiser. Overall its made exactly the same as Budweiser, except with corn instead of rice grains. This is you ultimately average American beer. It's not fancy, its not horrible, its not as cheap as Natural Light and won't get you insanely hungover....

A friend of mine used to work for Budweiser and he said Busch is "beechwood aged" the same way... This has nothing to do with flavour. It's strictly to speed up the fermentation process without actually flavouring the beer at all.

Cold Busch is perfect for a barbeque or cookout. This is session beer. This is not high class or high hops. Busch is what your grandfather drank after mowing the yard..

02-11-2013 03:42:48 | More by TexasRedskinFan
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let8it8grow

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +102%

10-03-2013 04:03:37 | More by let8it8grow
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nicholas2121

Ohio

4/5  rDev +102%

When Your Due For a Beer Busch Does It.
Busch beer is a Beer made by Anheuser Busch. This beer is just an average American beer. The appearance is like every outer type of American beer. The small of the beer is beer. Taste is average and mouth feel is average. Drink ability is high good down smooth. Over all a good cheap beer for the summer.

06-04-2010 14:11:26 | More by nicholas2121
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Zjenn90

Illinois

4/5  rDev +102%

08-20-2013 16:15:26 | More by Zjenn90
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JordanHageman

Missouri

4/5  rDev +102%

07-01-2013 02:09:50 | More by JordanHageman
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mawkus76

Texas

4/5  rDev +102%

This is what I refer to as "lake beer" or as my father says "lawnmower beer". Basically a great beer for a hot day spent outdoors. If you worked all day in the 103° heat sweating, tired and soar, and say someone gave you and ice cold can of Busch. You would think the sweet nectar of the gods was being poured down your gullet by the almighty hand of Zeus himself. Okay, maybe I'm embellishing a bit. The taste is average but it's very drinkable and enjoyable. I love all types of beers, even a $2 can of Busch. Next time you find yourself on a hot day get a cooler full of these and you might hear yourself say "you know, this is not bad at all "

08-19-2014 23:59:52 | More by mawkus76
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iMilky

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +102%

01-10-2012 05:10:25 | More by iMilky
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BRIANAJOHNSON


4/5  rDev +102%

12-03-2012 21:39:30 | More by BRIANAJOHNSON
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Countfapula


4/5  rDev +102%

08-27-2012 02:56:14 | More by Countfapula
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kdawg105

Georgia

3.88/5  rDev +96%

It pours to a light straw color. It pours to about 1/2 in. head that hangs around for about 30-45 sec. It has a decent smell that to me smells like cereal with a hint of hops. Its taste is average but not very strong. I like the mouthfeel it is light in your mouth which is to me is odd beings that the beer is to carbonated. Its drinkability is really nice it goes down smooth and finishes clean. For the price it is a Great beer! Just got 6 pack of tall boys for like 3.99 on January 4 2012!

01-28-2010 02:41:59 | More by kdawg105
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Lauthaha

Michigan

3.85/5  rDev +94.4%

Straight from the can. (Four ounces poured into taster glass to observe appearance).

Appearance: Very light straw-color, pretty heavy carbonation, and a head which lacks definite substance (even off a pretty heavy pour). Just average.

Smell: Good for an American macro. Grape-like ester with some lemon/orange flavor as well. Hidden hops and gentle sweetness...I know there can't be that much real flavor in here...can there?

Taste: When it comes to adjuncts, Busch is the way to go (in my opinion). Citrus zest with mild malt character, very light graininess (corny) and gentle hop taste.

Mouthfeel: Watery. Would be perfect if it were just more substantial. Now I can see why the head disappeared so quickly. :-) On the plus side, it goes down smooth, as though you never even took a sip.

Drinkability: Not the greatest beer on earth, but this one is easily a session beer. Ice-cold, it's as refreshing as water. As it warms, it turns into more of a sipper. At about 45 or 50 degrees, it's actually a pleasing thing.

Beats Budweiser and MGD in my taste-test opinion. Not a great beer, but great for its category, and that's how I'm going to rate it.

10-06-2010 00:46:58 | More by Lauthaha
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buschbeer

Ohio

3.8/5  rDev +91.9%

Ok, I started out on the stuff so I am slightly biased. I fuigure if it was good enough for me as a youngun then it's good enough for me now. I used to love Busch but as my palate has developed I very rarely drink this stuff. It is reserved for tailgating at Michigan games. I rated it high though because compared to Bud, Miller, and Coors I think it is superior. It has also appeared in at least two movies, Navy Seals and Vegas Vacation. Cousin Eddie would never steer me wrong!

02-22-2009 20:10:31 | More by buschbeer
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TheTaxiGuy

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +89.4%

Busch is great classic! Ran in my family for years. Great Taste with Great Price.

It's not everyone's favorite, but it goes great with football food, fishing, hunting, etc. I have grown a taste to it very well. Although, regular Busch is only found in one or two areas here.

Can't go wrong with Busch!

12-04-2013 23:50:49 | More by TheTaxiGuy
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3.75/5  rDev +89.4%

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NOLANDMAN

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +89.4%

05-09-2013 05:21:53 | More by NOLANDMAN
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Busch Beer from Anheuser-Busch
49 out of 100 based on 1,343 ratings.