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Bud Light Platinum - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud Light PlatinumBud Light Platinum

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BA SCORE
54
awful

1,406 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor

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Ratings: 1,406
Reviews: 283
rAvg: 2.21
pDev: 33.94%
Wants: 12
Gots: 123 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DarthKostrizer on 12-31-2011)
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acevenom

Louisiana

3.4/5  rDev +53.8%

Poured into a pokal glass. Pours pale gold with a two-finger length white head that dissipates at a moderate pace compared to Bud Light or Budweiser. There are a lot of tiny bubbles visible in this beer. The beer smells of grain husks, bread, and some alcohol. The taste is bready and sweet with some alcohol. The hops are very subtle. It tastes like a malt liquor with a ligher body. The body is light with strong carbonation. The carbonation is high enough to prevent any sort of aftertaste. The finish is crisp. The beer drinks very easy. Surprisingly, I find this beer to be decent for what it is. It seems like AB-Inbev is just trying to cleverly package a malt liquor and boost the sales using the Bud Light label. A light beer this is not.

01-06-2013 00:32:13 | More by acevenom
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chefduff2

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -54.8%

01-05-2013 21:38:16 | More by chefduff2
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tbryan5

Louisiana

2.5/5  rDev +13.1%

01-05-2013 02:38:05 | More by tbryan5
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JohnTurano

Florida

2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

01-04-2013 22:31:28 | More by JohnTurano
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ironwill54


1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

01-03-2013 19:37:15 | More by ironwill54
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White


2/5  rDev -9.5%

01-02-2013 19:39:13 | More by White
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Mattyb79

Virginia

1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

01-02-2013 02:06:18 | More by Mattyb79
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gtk1989

Illinois

3/5  rDev +35.7%

01-02-2013 00:55:40 | More by gtk1989
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ARCAChanger27


1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

01-01-2013 01:03:01 | More by ARCAChanger27
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Glopez

California

1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

12-30-2012 21:06:01 | More by Glopez
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Evan47

New Jersey

1.25/5  rDev -43.4%

12-30-2012 03:11:50 | More by Evan47
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Dusty6467

Texas

1.53/5  rDev -30.8%

A: poured from a 12oz bottle to a frosty iced pint glass. It left about a 4" head that I had to scoop out to finish pouring. Kinda looks like carbonated urine.

S: bready, malty, alcohol, not much else here

T: breast malt that finishes with a hefty taste of alcohol. Taste like it smells, but not as bad as it looks

M: very high carbonation, clean and watered down

O: this is a terrible beer, it's not balanced at all. The only reason I grabbed it is because the gas station didn't have any good beer and figured I'd give it a shot...

12-30-2012 01:52:34 | More by Dusty6467
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RonnieRotten

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

12-30-2012 00:14:42 | More by RonnieRotten
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Scott_at_Beer_Frog


3.25/5  rDev +47.1%

12-29-2012 17:00:50 | More by Scott_at_Beer_Frog
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Wally1912

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +35.7%

12-29-2012 01:40:52 | More by Wally1912
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Nizzle913

Colorado

2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

12-28-2012 22:21:12 | More by Nizzle913
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jopezu

Georgia

1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

12-28-2012 20:27:36 | More by jopezu
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sd123

Louisiana

2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

12-27-2012 05:07:33 | More by sd123
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nUgZ

North Carolina

2.28/5  rDev +3.2%

12 ounce bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Pours a light golden color with a one finger head and no lacing.

S: Bready malts, corn, and some alcohol. Not very appealing.

T: The taste isn't as bad as the smell. Malty and slightly watered down, but not terrible at all. Slight sweetness in the aftertaste.

M: Light bodied with good carbonation.

O: About what you would expect from a higher gravity Bud Light. It's drinkable, but I'd rather have a Steel Reserve.

12-27-2012 00:05:41 | More by nUgZ
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LL_Cool_K


2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

12-26-2012 02:47:10 | More by LL_Cool_K
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maksimnetrebchuk

New York

1/5  rDev -54.8%

12-24-2012 19:55:15 | More by maksimnetrebchuk
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smakawhat

Maryland

2.2/5  rDev -0.5%

Ocean blue bottle, the one and only. Very few places I could just buy ONE bottle, so let's see how this turns out. Poured into a shaker pint.

From the bottle pours a classic straw yellow, but a real bright gold crystal clear, like a window. Head is fluffly white, snaps with lots of carbonation and falls to a collar very quickly. Slow rising carbonation comes up, mostly cola sized but just a few bubbles. Some appealing and not so appealing characters. I call average.

Nose is rank. A real strange chemical component on this. Dry. Varnishy. Unfortunately not much else. Not a real attractive profile, but for the most part it is also quite closed.

Palate hits with a little bit of expected wetness, but there's some thickness hinting at syrup like body. Corny sweet aftertaste, but also with a little bit of honey. A little bit of noticeable carbonation that seems to make a good cut through the sweetness. Alcohol is quite noticeable on the finish, and this gets quite boozy for even just 6%, somewhat fussel like also. Stomach bomb hot after several sips.

Interesting palate, and almost passable for myself, but just hints at a bit too much sweetness. One and done, I lived.

12-24-2012 19:52:02 | More by smakawhat
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Mumps

Maryland

1.25/5  rDev -43.4%

12-22-2012 21:54:47 | More by Mumps
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David1975

Pennsylvania

1.25/5  rDev -43.4%

12-22-2012 20:22:38 | More by David1975
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JDBarca10

Florida

2/5  rDev -9.5%

12-22-2012 08:29:29 | More by JDBarca10
Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
54 out of 100 based on 1,406 ratings.