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Bud Light Platinum - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud Light PlatinumBud Light Platinum

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1,399 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,399
Reviews: 282
rAvg: 2.21
pDev: 33.94%
Wants: 12
Gots: 122 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

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


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
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1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

02-23-2013 20:44:11 | More by jmgault1
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1.71/5  rDev -22.6%

Cool cobalt blue bottle, it pours like most macros, a straw yellow, with a good head of foam.

The smell is as piss poor as any macro I've had. Huge grainy notes that put the fear in me of what this is going to taste like.

Okay, the taste is as bad, maybe worse, than I expected. Grain and a sickly sweetness plus the added abv make for a disaster, imho.

No need to comment on the mf and drinkability. This bottle is not worthy of my time and down the drain it goes. At least it was only 1 bottle that I bought.

02-23-2013 15:11:58 | More by Bitterbill
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1.58/5  rDev -28.5%

This beer was from a bomber lol. Served iced cold and in pint glass.

A- The body of the beer is well pale urine yellow. The head of the beer was white and immediately left. No lacing noted on the glass.

S- The aroma is lightly sweetened sort of like the water you would drain off of a bag of Uncle Bens instant rice. Not a hint of hops.

T- The flavor is a light grainy lightly sweetened flavor and nothing else. I bet this is what the water from an Uncle Bens instant rice boil taste like.

M- The body is light and fizzy.

O- Just a waste of money!... Nothing to reccomend and zero enjoyment. This is an alcohol delivery system and nothing else.

02-23-2013 12:26:28 | More by nlmartin
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Alberta (Canada)

2.48/5  rDev +12.2%

355ml can poured into pint glass 22/2/13

A clear straw yellow with loads of bubbles feeding a long lasting two finger bone white foam that leaves no lace, looks the part

S sour green apple, rice cakes, soggy cardboard, and some cotton candy? either way this ones not that great

T there's really not much going on here, what I smell just toned down and I'm not sure if that's good or bad. It's not overly offensive but its also far from enjoyable

M watery and well carbonated with a reasonably clean finish, about what I expected

O pretty basic stuff much like most of the macros out there, nothing good but not a drain pour either

6% Bud Light? I can see that causing some confusion with consumers. I can't see any reason why anyone should bother with this one, don't go out of your way for it

02-23-2013 06:43:23 | More by wordemupg
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

02-23-2013 05:56:44 | More by GRFounder
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

02-22-2013 05:16:27 | More by maznblue80
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4.29/5  rDev +94.1%

This Bud Light creation was very good in my opinion. The taste was good and similar to regular Bud Light. The mouthfeel was very smooth and very easy to drink. The appearance and the bottle the beer came in was the best part of this beer. I believe Bud did a great job at coming up with a new beer.

02-22-2013 01:42:46 | More by RyanLaCount03
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3.25/5  rDev +47.1%

02-21-2013 23:09:22 | More by CDK
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Ontario (Canada)

2.1/5  rDev -5%

A: Any paler then this and I'd think you gave me a glass of water. This looks like a 1/4 apple juice mixed with water. Nice white head, very clear.

S: Metallic and adjunct aromas

T: Pur adjunct flavours, no malt.

M: Med-high carbonation, clean on the palate, 6% alcohol not detectable.

O: Not a good lager by any standard, but very good for AB.

02-21-2013 22:26:15 | More by Kremlock
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1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

02-21-2013 04:59:38 | More by Rainier
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2.96/5  rDev +33.9%

This beer is a marketing scam. Bud Light hypes up this beer to make it out to be a special edition Bud Light beer but i prefer regular Bud Light rather than this stuff. I don't know what is was about this beer but after getting all excited about the bottle and the look, its a real disappointment when you actually taste it.

02-20-2013 03:19:49 | More by EdgeT
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1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

02-19-2013 19:46:19 | More by celticfutblclub
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

02-17-2013 04:47:20 | More by Cincy_Joe
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2.75/5  rDev +24.4%

02-17-2013 03:20:00 | More by runner0916
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Rhode Island

2/5  rDev -9.5%

02-16-2013 20:31:07 | More by DaKur
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

02-12-2013 19:14:44 | More by chickensaw
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3.25/5  rDev +47.1%

02-11-2013 00:41:32 | More by AlaskanYoung
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1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

02-10-2013 16:28:35 | More by DmanGTR
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3.25/5  rDev +47.1%

02-10-2013 03:26:40 | More by rorjets
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1.25/5  rDev -43.4%

02-09-2013 21:51:44 | More by AlecBurtness
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1/5  rDev -54.8%

02-09-2013 19:53:52 | More by jonathaniler
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New York

3.9/5  rDev +76.5%

*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

02-09-2013 18:58:27 | More by SaintAnthony
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1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

02-09-2013 02:53:58 | More by hockeyfighter19
Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
54 out of 100 based on 1,399 ratings.