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Natty Daddy - Anheuser-Busch

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162 Ratings

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Ratings: 162
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 2.4
pDev: 37.08%
Wants: 6
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Luigi on 09-18-2011)
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Photo of Zorro


2.85/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Cheap can of malt liquor found at the store I haven't tried before so how bad can it be?

Poured in a glass to take a look.

Amazingly pale colored for what it is. Clear pale yellow with a decent small white colored head that soon fades.

Smell as expected is sweet. Sweet corn scent with detectable amount of hop. Clean scent with some slight fruity scents mostly lemon. Seems to be quite clean of fusel alcohols. At least they didn't rush the fermentation with too high heat.

Starts out rather clean tasting for the beer style. Mineral water and some seltzer bubbles on the tongue. Slight bitterness and a slight metallic taste but overall good for the beer type.

Mouthfeel is decent.

Overall, for an American Malt Liquor it is quite good. Not going to fill the refrigerator with the stuff but is is better than 95% of what you will find.

Serving type: can

10-03-2013 00:50:26 | More by Zorro
Photo of bobby-beer


2.75/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 4

They were out of keystone ice and I spied these little gems priced 3 for $3. I grew up on mickie's and colt45 so I am not adverse to a little buzz beer. I was pleasantly surprised it was not at all super skunky or burny. I have had occasion to sip a camo beer and this was no where near the horrid bilge that stuff is. Nowadays beer comes in different colors, flavors, alc %s, etc. This at least comes across as resembling the original german style beverage.

Serving type: can

09-10-2013 17:54:03 | More by bobby-beer
Photo of longisland1983

New York

3/5  rDev +25%

09-05-2013 02:14:39 | More by longisland1983
Photo of dcall384


1/5  rDev -58.3%

08-28-2013 15:27:31 | More by dcall384
Photo of OVCorrs1989


3/5  rDev +25%

08-25-2013 03:24:30 | More by OVCorrs1989
Photo of psychonautica

West Virginia

3.38/5  rDev +40.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This product is great for what it is: a cheap, high-octane, malt liquor that's easy to swallow and carries a heavy punch. It's best for those days when you want to get drunk quickly for under four dollars. Around here, a can usually costs under 2 dollars and, when I drink it quickly, gives me a pretty nice buzz. Two cans and I'm officially drunk. Sure, it's not the best tasting beer, but what do you expect for something that costs less than most big bottles of soda. This is my goto cheap-ass beer.

Serving type: can

08-23-2013 21:36:29 | More by psychonautica
Photo of yeastlovehoppiness_greg


1.48/5  rDev -38.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

This is by far the worst beer I have ever had. It is straw colored. It kind of smells like plastic. you can smell the alcohol in it. The taste is kind of sour. I took about 2 drinks of it and got almost instant gut rot. It might make me really sick if I drank a whole one.

Serving type: can

08-21-2013 01:00:41 | More by yeastlovehoppiness_greg
Photo of CloudStrife

New York

2.43/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

24oz can poured into a snifter.

A: Pours a clear light golden pale with a two finger white head. Fairly quick to dissipate, the head doesnt leave much lacing on the glass. Not too much visible carbonation.

S: Typical aroma of most BMC beers with a slightly sweeter malt body and more alcohol presence.

T: Not totally offensive in the flavor department. Corn sweetness is the main character of this brew. Booze is well hidden for 8% as long as you drink it cold. Will admit I thought this was going to be worse than it was.

M: Light body with fairly low carbonation. Somewhat clean finish, not too sticky from all the malts.

Overall its a strong beer to get you drunk. As someone else mentioned, the can states its both a lager and an ale which is pretty funny. Drink this sucker cold.

Serving type: can

08-18-2013 22:10:37 | More by CloudStrife
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2.5/5  rDev +4.2%

08-03-2013 05:03:24 | More by Daffron24
Photo of TonyY

New York

1.75/5  rDev -27.1%

07-28-2013 16:45:02 | More by TonyY
Photo of Danno48

West Virginia

1.25/5  rDev -47.9%

07-27-2013 22:43:52 | More by Danno48
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3/5  rDev +25%

07-25-2013 01:38:46 | More by Pensfan0782
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South Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -37.5%

07-22-2013 01:31:34 | More by Rwe366
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2.99/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From the 24 ounce can it pours gold with one finger of quickly vanishing white foamy head. A small ring of white remains. Two or three spots of lacing.
Smell is fermented apple skins with a kiss of corn.
Taste is like Natural Light with a half jigger of vodka dumped in it. The malts and corn vie for the lead with the alcohol winning out. There is probably a kiss of hops somewhere in this brew but hard to prove. Malty and boozy. At least it is not the liquid candy that many of these malt liquors taste like.
Mouthfeel is fizzy and light. Finish is sweet of course but later a measure of dryness creeps in.
Overall I don't claim to have tried all the malt bombs available but this is at least average so far. You can tell it is related to Natural Light/ Ice.

Serving type: can

07-18-2013 03:24:15 | More by Spikester
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2.5/5  rDev +4.2%

07-08-2013 14:58:58 | More by DuffDaddy
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1/5  rDev -58.3%

07-07-2013 18:44:33 | More by Arcman
Photo of Gretel


4.43/5  rDev +84.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I like this beer because it's a smooth tasting beer and it's inexpensive.
If I have two sleepless nights I buy 2 Natty Daddy's (24 oz cans) and begin
drinking around 8 pm. It just makes me relax and around 10 or 10:30 pm
I go to bed and fall asleep pretty quickly and don't wake up till 6 or 7 am.

Serving type: can

07-02-2013 17:16:18 | More by Gretel
Photo of nhnyr88

New York

3.31/5  rDev +37.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A lot of the reviews on this beer are unfair. It has already been said, but this beer is not brewed for beer aficionados. I usually drink craft beers that are brewed for flavor, so this is different for me. This beer is a cheap 8% ABV beer that is marketed for the buzz over the flavor. I purchased it almost as a joke and felt like I was being brave in a way for drinking it. I'm not a total stranger to high gravity beers, but before I opened this Natty Daddy, I didn't expect to be able finish it.

This is so much better than I would have ever thought! It will give you a quick buzz and the flavor and mouthfeel aren't so bad. Personally, I would use this as a pregamer for sporting events and concerts. I'd much rather drink a 24oz of this before going into a venue than overspend stale tasting bud lights inside.

I recommend this for people who would like to get buzzed fast or would like to catch a buzz on a budget. This will get you drunk.

Serving type: can

07-02-2013 03:18:55 | More by nhnyr88
Photo of diesel59

New York

3.28/5  rDev +36.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

okay, let me start out by saying I have drank everything from boones farm to the highest end single malt scotch, I am a big fan of natural ice ... so I saw this and I had to try it, I will agree it is definitely no natural ice ... but, It is what it is... and that is a quick buzz in a can... or 2 to 3 cans, whatever... anyways, for what it is it is not half bad, but if I had a few extra bucks I would just slam a 12 pack of natural ice and call it a sure thing.

Serving type: can

06-29-2013 00:03:40 | More by diesel59
Photo of Justinn13

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +108.3%

06-16-2013 17:29:25 | More by Justinn13
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2.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-31-2013 17:03:46 | More by kguyty
Photo of Rick_N


1.74/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Well folks ... I am a retired chemistry teacher, now working as a chef in a restaurant that now sells "beer to go" ... I guess that my "attention" was "piqued" by the "NattyDaddy" display which "highlighted" the 8.0% alcohol by volume content. So .. yep .. I bought a 24 ounce can ... the taste was HORRIBLE ... to me like, "liquid aluminum" .. but .. the 8% worked its "magic" ... so your choice is obviously ... "taste or effect" (or is it affect?) Oh yea ... we sell it for $1.29 for a 24 ounce can!

Serving type: nitro-can

05-30-2013 00:31:42 | More by Rick_N
Photo of danorano


5/5  rDev +108.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Haha, all you arrogant so called beer connoisseurs would be begging for an ice cold 24oz can of Natty Daddy on a hot summer day if you were without. And you would love every drop of its perfectly intoxicating effects! Had to give this beer all 5' to offset all the undeserved haters. This is a mega brewed beer. You should rate accordingly and not go comparing it to craft beers. It does a great job at being what it is meant to be. So go buy a 24oz Natty Daddy and revel in its perfectly intoxicating glory.

Serving type: can

05-29-2013 02:07:57 | More by danorano
Photo of kylehay2004


2/5  rDev -16.7%

05-26-2013 21:05:54 | More by kylehay2004
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2/5  rDev -16.7%

05-12-2013 22:21:38 | More by mixed_master7
Natty Daddy from Anheuser-Busch
59 out of 100 based on 162 ratings.