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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

1,615 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor

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Ratings: 1,615
Reviews: 318
rAvg: 2.21
pDev: 34.84%
Wants: 16
Gots: 282 | 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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Photo of VonZipper
1/5  rDev -54.8%

Photo of Reanime
1/5  rDev -54.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Tastes like the nastiest medicinal synthetic chemical I've ever imbibed. How on earth did their R&D dept let this one slide thru. I love bud light and bud light ice, but I almost hurled on first sip. Seriously??? I emptied all 6 bottles down the drain without hesitation. Even if I were soif'in' in a desert I wouldn't drink this crap.

Photo of WOLFGANG
1/5  rDev -54.8%

Photo of nyyfanatic213
2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of GABrew
2/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of B-SHAY
2.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of Arcman
1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of Walletsworth
2.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of orion320
2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of homeskool
2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of CaverDave
3.5/5  rDev +58.4%

Photo of hopsolutely
2.56/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Seemed an appropriate single to try on the 4th of July, but saddens me to state that my favourite part is far and away the bottle - less weight in packaging has to be a good thing, but not certain this ill-flavoured "mostly water" needs to be transported at all?

Pours a bright golden colour with a clean white head and lots of continuous carbonation. Has a sweet, almost cloying, aroma of "grains", albeit more rice and corn than barley. No sign of the biscuity breadiness I'd expect in a genuine lager. Taste is very sweet and syrupy, and doesn't balance well with the 6% ABV. Aftertaste lingers longer than I would choose...

Glad to have tried it, but sad to have purchased it and will decline any future drinking opportunities!

Photo of Michael_DaBeers_IV
3.75/5  rDev +69.7%

Photo of mrfrancis
1/5  rDev -54.8%

Photo of Erice78
2/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of LoveStout
1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of klawburke
2/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of brandon911
2/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of Spikester
3.02/5  rDev +36.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours clear pale gold with one finger of white head. There are specks of lace here and there.
Smell is rather forward apple juice.
Taste is sweet apple juice that is watered down. No detectable bitterness whatsoever.
Kind of reminds me of those sweet apple juice based champagne substitutes people drink to avoid alcohol only less sweet. No hint of alcohol either.
Mouthfeel is crisp and light. Very slight drying effect in the finish.
Overall a tasty carbonated ultra light beverage. Well recommended for those who hate the taste of beer and want to get happy rather quickly. Keep this stuff away from little kids please. I think they would guzzle it down thinking it was some type of child beverage like carbonated apple juice! The can is strange too, my son says it looks like an energy drink, tall and skinny.

Photo of RefillMyglass
3/5  rDev +35.7%

Photo of alcoholinside
1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of DemoniChris
1/5  rDev -54.8%

Photo of bmwats
2.45/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a handglass.

A: Light hay. Pours a 1 finger, bubbly white head. Quickly dissipates. Tons of carbonation clings to the sides of the glass. No lacing.

S: Hay and yeast.

T: Sourdough bread, grass, an indistinct sweetness, some pungent wood, and a little soap.

M: Light body. Synthetically sweet aftertaste.

D: Session.

Atmosphere is unexciting. Washed-out hue, bubbly head, a bit over carbonated, no real lacing. Yeasty hay nose. Flavor is sourdough bread, with a bit of a soapy sweetness. Overall, this is not such a great quaff.

Photo of Sweffin
2.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of Danimal1101
1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
54 out of 100 based on 1,615 ratings.