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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

1,614 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor

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Ratings: 1,614
Reviews: 318
rAvg: 2.21
pDev: 34.84%
Wants: 16
Gots: 279 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

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1.58/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Appearance
Poured from a pretty blue bottle, which successfully hides the "watered-down apple juice" look. It almost reminds me of apple wine mixed with carbonated water, a popular drink in Frankfurt, Germany. The complete lack of head completes the picture.

Smell
Typical macro-lager smell: corn, grains, and canned mushrooms. Nothing else to smell here, move along.

Taste
There is a slight hint of cheap beer up front, then a sweetness reminiscent of (again) apple juice, a split-second of slight bitterness, and then nothing. One of the most forgettable and un-beery taste profile's I've ever tried. But it lacks the urine-flavor many BMCs tend to have. That's good, right? Right?

Mouthfeel
I honestly can't stop comparing this to watered down apple juice. If someone told me that this was in fact 75% carbonated water and 25% apple juice, I'd believe it in a heartbeat.

Overall
Imagine Keystone Light, with a hint of apple juice and water from a can of canned corn. It's fizzy, forgettable, forthright fraudulent. This doesn't even go well with pizza.

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2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

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2.75/5  rDev +24.4%

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2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

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2.41/5  rDev +9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I would like to publicly blame Goblinmunkey7 for my possession of this beer. Or perhaps thank?

Appearance: Reluctantly poured this out of its neon blue, non-refundable bottle - clear, golden straw - looks like a typical light lager (a dull, pale yellow) - starts with and retains a small, fizzy white head - surprisingly, leaves some lacing

Smell: Water, with some sweet corn and alcohol - kind of smells like a remarkably clean malt liquor that has been watered down - some hints of light, pale grains

Taste: Seltzer water blended with corn, with a touch of white bread - inoffensive and clean - a touch of grain, some corn husk - not much else, I'm afraid

Mouthfeel: Light, fizzy, smooth, easy to drink on a night filled with bad decisions

Overall: BL NUMS PLZ

I can't decide whether to be amused or to be concerned that the existence of this beer is a legitimate sign that the world is ending. Regardless, I think I prefer this to Bud Light. As Bud Light is nothing short of a watery alcohol-delivery system, I guess if you're in the market for this type of beverage, you might as well go for something with 6.00% ABV.

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Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
54 out of 100 based on 1,614 ratings.