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Bud Light Platinum - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
54
awful

1,618 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor

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Ratings: 1,618
Reviews: 318
rAvg: 2.21
pDev: 34.84%
Wants: 16
Gots: 289 | 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:
Beer added by: DarthKostrizer on 12-31-2011

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Photo of JMZiobro
1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

Photo of Diz0915
3.26/5  rDev +47.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I really don't think this beer lived up to the hype surrounding it and the price is ridiculous. I can have a Milwaukee BEST Ice that tastes waaay better than this and is priced at an awesome $13 for a 30 pack.
I really did expect a lot more from the Bud Light family.. but I was sadly disappointed.

Photo of everyhumanist
2/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of Joelj09
2/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of hpeli
2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of IndianaSolo
2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Shaw
2.7/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Bottle provided by my friend Brian, thanks!

Pale yellow with a white head that vanished also instantly.

Grape-like fruity aroma. Weirdly wine-like.

The flavor, strangly, is also wine-like, with notes of white grape juice. Better than most beers in this style, with more flavor. Though see my final graf for my thoughts on it being a light lager. No hop flavor at all.

At 6 percent, I'm not really sure you can call this a light lager, especially considering it has more alcohol than Budweiser. It's better than I expected.

Photo of mikerems
2.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of DrunkIrishman
1/5  rDev -54.8%

Photo of Loaf31
2.75/5  rDev +24.4%

Photo of dmartin118
1/5  rDev -54.8%

Photo of Rod_J
2/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of JJFordick
3.25/5  rDev +47.1%

Photo of JohnEricaLawson
2.75/5  rDev +24.4%

Photo of HarlequinBuckeye
1.32/5  rDev -40.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

I've never been a Bud Light fan, but I was curious about this one. I didn't wanna spend 7 bucks on a six pack, so I decided to wait for a double deuce to come out. Finally saw one at the gas station and picked it up. Boy I sure am glad I didn't buy a sixer.

I agree with the guy below me, Anheuser-Busch took a lousy beer and made it terrible. Pours out light yellow (probably why they call it platinum) and foamy as all hell. If you were to take a Bud Light, and pour two restaurant sugar packets in it, you'd have this.

I always try to find something good in every beer I try, but it's nowhere to be found here. I hate to slam a beer like this, but this is just awful. Not worth a dime, I'd take a Natty Light any day over this.

Photo of tohe9384
2/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of waldoiverson
2.22/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

12 oz bottle into nonic

A: clear, carbonated and barely straw colored

S: sweet grain and not very much of it

T: overwhelmingly sweet, slight bitterness, hint of alcohol, cooked grain

M: light, clean, slight burn

O: They took a pretty bad beer and made it worse. This one is getting dumped.

Photo of KyleFredricks
3/5  rDev +35.7%

Photo of Mortarforker
3/5  rDev +35.7%

Photo of truesolution
2/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of Mart1
2.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of Skeletor1976
1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of sethmcconkey
1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of GeckoPunk
2.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of mvanaskie13
1.65/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Poured into a standard pint glass, color is straw gold, head is 1/2'' thick, but dissipates immediately.

Smell is grainy, bland, corn, ugh.

Taste is all corn and awful grain - i'm going to pour out a portion of it.

Mouthfeel is way over caronated, too crisp and mixed with over sweetened - but not to balance or blend.

Overall, awful beer.

Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
54 out of 100 based on 1,618 ratings.