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Bud Light Platinum - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
54
awful

1,397 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor

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Ratings: 1,397
Reviews: 282
rAvg: 2.21
pDev: 33.94%
Wants: 12
Gots: 122 | 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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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -9.5%

03-13-2013 04:56:02 | More by Zachtheporter
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Mclaughlinpr

New Jersey

1.25/5  rDev -43.4%

03-11-2013 21:09:45 | More by Mclaughlinpr
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JeffSuttonTX

Texas

4/5  rDev +81%

03-11-2013 02:23:57 | More by JeffSuttonTX
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -9.5%

03-09-2013 23:40:41 | More by ejimhof
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

2/5  rDev -9.5%

03-09-2013 21:45:13 | More by oldp0rt
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yoitsarch

California

1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

03-09-2013 07:35:25 | More by yoitsarch
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mckowned

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -9.5%

03-08-2013 11:56:52 | More by mckowned
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

03-08-2013 00:21:08 | More by orangesol
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BigBry

Alberta (Canada)

2.24/5  rDev +1.4%

Aluminum bottle (if its container is aluminum I review it as a can, even if it does have a bottle cap).
Pours out a clear, yellow liquid. I got a huge mountain of merangue-like head, foam lasted a long time, leaving thin lace strings. A few bubble lines continue up from the bottom of the glass.
Smells a bit like sour grain or other wet cereal.
Taste has some light grain, or other sweetness. Sourish, acidic finish. More alcohol burn than I was expecting, not too overpowering, but still present.
Light bodied, medium carbonation.
Trying to be objective...About what I was expecting - a strong light beer ?!?

03-06-2013 16:43:32 | More by BigBry
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GreesyFizeek

New York

2.1/5  rDev -5%

Bottle purchased and drank at Kelly's Saloon in Geneseo, NY.

Pours a clear golden yellow, with a small quarter inch fizzy head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells essentially exactly like Bud Light. Slightly sweet smelling.

The taste is similar. Very close to Bud Light, but a bit sweeter. The alcohol is boosted here, but it's noticeable. The sweet corn and grain flavors are pretty gross, and too much for me.

Light bodied, a bit heftier than Bud Light but still pretty weak. High carbonation.

Nice try, AB-InBev, this still sucks.

03-06-2013 00:40:58 | More by GreesyFizeek
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cbutova

Massachusetts

2.05/5  rDev -7.2%

The time has come to finally review the lone bottle someone left at my parents house.

A- Pint glass pour from the blue bottle. Incredibly light color, an uber pale diluted yellow hue, clearly filtered. Small white head forms to about one finger in size and is foamy in texture. Cap retention is not very good and a thin ring leaves no lace at all. Beer ends up looking like juice.

S- Extremely faint and not much going on. Light grape-like/cidery fruit, bread and weak sugary hints. Really have to stress to get anything.

T- Hard to distinguish from any other Bud products I have had, it has been a while though. Bread and apple juice forward, not really in a pleasant way, sort of harsh. Yeast bread, rice adjuncts and something spicy (not sure if yeast or hops). It doesn't sound too bad but with any warmth at all, things just get more and more muddled and it get's more astringent.

MF- Extremely thin body with a ton of foamy carbonation and a light sweetness. Hint of bitterness but the overall feel is harsh, too much carbonation without anything else backing it up.

When ice cold this isn't terrible. Once it gets any warmth in it, it goes to hell. There is just an unpleasant spicy, adjunct flavor that doesn't work out. Not the worst beer I have ever had but nothing interesting here.

03-04-2013 03:43:41 | More by cbutova
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brin611

Texas

1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

03-03-2013 04:03:03 | More by brin611
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev +13.1%

03-02-2013 15:29:55 | More by Kunstman
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Dools9

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -9.5%

03-01-2013 16:06:40 | More by Dools9
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aakerman

New York

2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

03-01-2013 16:04:08 | More by aakerman
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Yordster23


3.75/5  rDev +69.7%

03-01-2013 16:00:40 | More by Yordster23
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drt72

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +69.7%

03-01-2013 01:20:46 | More by drt72
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KC9LDB

Illinois

1/5  rDev -54.8%

03-01-2013 00:46:57 | More by KC9LDB
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JackMcAwesome

Florida

2.5/5  rDev +13.1%

02-27-2013 02:25:30 | More by JackMcAwesome
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mcewesr

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev +13.1%

02-25-2013 13:52:52 | More by mcewesr
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KrisDLSmith

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev +24.4%

02-25-2013 02:44:44 | More by KrisDLSmith
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TonyV


1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

02-24-2013 18:15:53 | More by TonyV
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Wrigfen

South Carolina

2.94/5  rDev +33%

A bud light with a slightly better taste and a little more alcholol kick. Clear, little head but a better alternative than bud light if you can afford the extra calories and extra cost. Will drink on occasion when drinking light beer but still lacks the the taste of a Miller Light (just my personal presence). All in all not a bad beer for everyday occasions, just not up there with the special ones.

02-24-2013 05:36:42 | More by Wrigfen
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Punisher

Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

02-23-2013 22:12:23 | More by Punisher
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iman99

Louisiana

1.7/5  rDev -23.1%

Got a 6 pack of Bud Light Platinum...

Couldn't wait to try it out. I guess should be awesome. Saw some guy downing them left and right at a party. Blue bottle looked cool. 8 bucks plus tax no big deal this stuff has got to be good right...

The taste was horrible tasted worst than most cheap high gravity beers. I cannot even describe how gross the taste was. Gave one to my uncle who drinks cheap beer most of the time... He started laughing at how bad the beer was and didn't even want to finish drinking it.

The smell was below average smelled like some kind of synthetic chemicals.

The appearance was cool in the blue bottle didn't pour it into a glass so I couldn't tell you the color.

Mouthfeel was mostly average kind of seemed like drinking a gelatin liquid if you can imagine.

The taste was so cheap tasting reminded me of camo black ice but worst.

02-23-2013 21:13:25 | More by iman99
Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
54 out of 100 based on 1,397 ratings.