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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

1,597 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor

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Ratings: 1,597
Reviews: 308
rAvg: 2.21
pDev: 34.84%
Wants: 16
Gots: 252 | 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:
Beer added by: DarthKostrizer on 12-31-2011

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3.75/5  rDev +69.7%

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1.25/5  rDev -43.4%

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2.75/5  rDev +24.4%

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2/5  rDev -9.5%

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3/5  rDev +35.7%

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2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

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1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

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1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

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2/5  rDev -9.5%

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1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

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2.1/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Bud Light Platinum pours a pale gold with a thick white head from a twelve ounce cobalt blue bottle. The aroma is a bit sweet and grainy. There is more flavor than I expected, apple like flavor pops out at me. Maybe a touch of alcohol even. The aftertaste is unpleasant. Not one I particularly care for, I'd avoid this one.

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1.25/5  rDev -43.4%

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2.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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1/5  rDev -54.8%

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2.75/5  rDev +24.4%

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2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

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2.6/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Anticipating a light tasting ice beer... not expecting too much. Thinking this beer is all about the clever marketing gimmicks from the powers that beer.

Picked up a bottle, aluminum bottle... bottle was stupidly cold, not very comfortable to hold for a very long time. Poured bottle into a gobblet...

Liquid flowed from the bottle, poured a very, very pale yellow... almost a very light tan. Smell of sweet corny malts lit up my personal space. Bit of head sat on top of the beer, but quickly dissipated. Bubbles ablaze, reminiscent of a typical American macro lager.

Taste was sweet, almost corny... Couldnt get past the sweetness- from the touch of the tongue, to the moments after the swallow. Not much of an after taste, little bit of malty/ corny sweetness sitting on the back of my tongue.

Overall, sweeter than anticipated- didn't expect much, didn't get much.

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2.88/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

I had a bottle of this, it was pretty average for the style, the only thing going for it really is an increased abv threshold. I think for the price it isn't bad, but it really doesn't have much in the way of flavor beyond a corn pop type sweetness. I can't say it is really a flawed beer meaning having noticeable flavor deficiencies unless you consider lack of flavor one, then it is pretty bland which is why I gave it a below average score

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1/5  rDev -54.8%

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2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

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2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

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2.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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3/5  rDev +35.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I was at a 40th soiree tonight and there wan't much choice so I went with something I had not tried...the budlight platinum. The beer poured a clear solid yellow with initial fizzy head that disipated quickly and left no lace. The smell was typical of most light lager....hints of wheat and grass. The taste was a bit fuller than typical bud light which is an improvement. The mouthfeel was still lighter with big carbonation. Overall it was drinkable.

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1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

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2.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
54 out of 100 based on 1,597 ratings.