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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

1,453 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor

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Ratings: 1,453
Reviews: 287
rAvg: 2.21
pDev: 34.39%
Wants: 14
Gots: 150 | 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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2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

JohnTurano, Jan 04, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

ironwill54, Jan 03, 2013
Photo of White
2/5  rDev -9.5%

White, Jan 02, 2013
Photo of Mattyb79
1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

Mattyb79, Jan 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev +35.7%

gtk1989, Jan 02, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

ARCAChanger27, Jan 01, 2013
Photo of Glopez
1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

Glopez, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of Evan47
1.25/5  rDev -43.4%

Evan47, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of Dusty6467
1.53/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

A: poured from a 12oz bottle to a frosty iced pint glass. It left about a 4" head that I had to scoop out to finish pouring. Kinda looks like carbonated urine.

S: bready, malty, alcohol, not much else here

T: breast malt that finishes with a hefty taste of alcohol. Taste like it smells, but not as bad as it looks

M: very high carbonation, clean and watered down

O: this is a terrible beer, it's not balanced at all. The only reason I grabbed it is because the gas station didn't have any good beer and figured I'd give it a shot...

Dusty6467, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of RonnieRotten
2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

RonnieRotten, Dec 30, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +47.1%

Scott_at_Beer_Frog, Dec 29, 2012
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3/5  rDev +35.7%

Wally1912, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of Nizzle913
2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

Nizzle913, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of jopezu
1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

jopezu, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of sd123
2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

sd123, Dec 27, 2012
Photo of nUgZ
2.28/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

12 ounce bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Pours a light golden color with a one finger head and no lacing.

S: Bready malts, corn, and some alcohol. Not very appealing.

T: The taste isn't as bad as the smell. Malty and slightly watered down, but not terrible at all. Slight sweetness in the aftertaste.

M: Light bodied with good carbonation.

O: About what you would expect from a higher gravity Bud Light. It's drinkable, but I'd rather have a Steel Reserve.

nUgZ, Dec 27, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

LL_Cool_K, Dec 26, 2012
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1/5  rDev -54.8%

maksimnetrebchuk, Dec 24, 2012
Photo of smakawhat
2.2/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Ocean blue bottle, the one and only. Very few places I could just buy ONE bottle, so let's see how this turns out. Poured into a shaker pint.

From the bottle pours a classic straw yellow, but a real bright gold crystal clear, like a window. Head is fluffly white, snaps with lots of carbonation and falls to a collar very quickly. Slow rising carbonation comes up, mostly cola sized but just a few bubbles. Some appealing and not so appealing characters. I call average.

Nose is rank. A real strange chemical component on this. Dry. Varnishy. Unfortunately not much else. Not a real attractive profile, but for the most part it is also quite closed.

Palate hits with a little bit of expected wetness, but there's some thickness hinting at syrup like body. Corny sweet aftertaste, but also with a little bit of honey. A little bit of noticeable carbonation that seems to make a good cut through the sweetness. Alcohol is quite noticeable on the finish, and this gets quite boozy for even just 6%, somewhat fussel like also. Stomach bomb hot after several sips.

Interesting palate, and almost passable for myself, but just hints at a bit too much sweetness. One and done, I lived.

smakawhat, Dec 24, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -43.4%

Mumps, Dec 22, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -43.4%

David1975, Dec 22, 2012
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

JDBarca10, Dec 22, 2012
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1/5  rDev -54.8%

chippo33, Dec 21, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

Lukass, Dec 20, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +13.1%

menacho1, Dec 19, 2012
Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
54 out of 100 based on 1,453 ratings.