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Bud Light Platinum - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud Light PlatinumBud Light Platinum

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1,541 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,541
Reviews: 293
rAvg: 2.21
pDev: 34.84%
Wants: 13
Gots: 197 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: DarthKostrizer on 12-31-2011)
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4.25/5  rDev +92.3%

apu1, Nov 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +92.3%

mwar, Nov 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +92.3%

Bradroepke, Jan 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +92.3%

JDavidF, May 29, 2012
Photo of Kelsiemoeller
4.03/5  rDev +82.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours an extremely clear, pale yellow

Smell: Not much of a smell at all. Slight hint of yeast, but just barely. Very light.

Taste: You can definitely taste the yeast and the slight flavor of the hops. Not much to the taste but it seems sweeter and a bit breadier than plain Bud Light

M: Body is definitely fuller than regular Bud Light and the mouthfeel is less watery than bud light. Carbonation is more prominant.

O: I good tasting light beer. I would recommend this beer to people who do not drink beer very often because it is easy to drink and it is not awful as it begins to warm.

Kelsiemoeller, Apr 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +81%

tyleeis, Feb 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +81%

CassieShea, Feb 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +81%

spazx, Apr 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +81%

pinkysup, Nov 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +81%

JeffSuttonTX, Mar 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +81%

wyatt, Jan 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +81%

24garcia, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of a0lbudman
4/5  rDev +81%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-very clear straw color with a white head that fades fast
S-sweet grain aroma with a hint of noble hops
T-sweet grain taste that stays with you til the finish, but the alcohol seems to take away the sweetness in the end
M-light body with okay carbonation
O-for this beer to be 6% ABV you cannot taste the alcohol, but you know it is there

a0lbudman, Dec 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +81%

Gilbert93, Aug 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +81%

Katerade, May 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +81%

DaveAndrew, Jan 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +81%

aklude, Feb 19, 2014
Photo of Blakaeris
4/5  rDev +81%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours brilliantly clear, extremely pale yellow. the head is a slight soapy sheen.

Aroma is pale malt, relatively sweet with a slight oxidized sourness.

Taste is more of the pale malt from the nose. A slight grape skin quality that is hard to describe. Finishes extremely clean and smooth.

Mouthfeel is light bodied.

overall, a very smooth lager that is extremely easy to drink. I would never seek this style out, but in fairness there are no offensive or off flavors.

Blakaeris, Jan 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +81%

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4/5  rDev +81%

Srive009, May 19, 2013
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3.95/5  rDev +78.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

It's total piss water but it's my favorite piss water. It's nothing special but fills the need when I'm looking for a simple drink to enjoy. Understated but good tasting flavor. It's not something I would give a sterling recommendation of but would suggest people with a light taste give a try.

Zepaw, Mar 13, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +77.4%

RBrosi, Oct 24, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +76.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

*Full Disclosure* - I am drinking some of this as I write this review Purchased at a C-Town for $8.49 per 6-pack-
I first had this during the black-out "Harbowl" where the Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers. We were at my friends house in his man cave and someone brought 2 cases of this stuff over.

At first glance I was attracted by the beautiful blue bottle, and since it was the only beer available i said sure why not. Two hours later we are were all nicely buzzed from this beer and astonished that this "bud light" had rendered us in this state.

For the price, ease of availability, and the surprise 6%ABV I give this beer high marks.

Bud Light Platinum gets the job done and recommend you all to try it; even if merely to lubricate the esophagus before you move on to some of your favorite imports =-)


St. Anthony

SaintAnthony, Feb 09, 2013
Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
54 out of 100 based on 1,541 ratings.