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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

1,578 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor

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Ratings: 1,578
Reviews: 297
rAvg: 2.21
pDev: 34.84%
Wants: 14
Gots: 215 | 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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1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

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2/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of ckollias
2.73/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a large snifter glass.

A: Pours a clear golden hue with a thick white head that slowly dissipates down the glass leaving a nice trail and ending in a soild lace.

S: Mild aromas of grains and malt with a hint of creaminess.

T: Smooth and slightly tart flavor and again like the aroma there is a creaminess here

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: I was not looking forward to drinking this beer – but it was a decent brew. Defintely better than a regular Bud light with a little more alcohol - but nothing I would grab again.

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2/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of hopsolutely
2.54/5  rDev +14.9%
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!

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1/5  rDev -54.8%

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1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

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3/5  rDev +35.7%

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2.75/5  rDev +24.4%

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3/5  rDev +35.7%

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2/5  rDev -9.5%

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1.25/5  rDev -43.4%

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2/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of TheSarge
2.53/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Oh snap... A cobalt blue bottle just like SN Triple Bock!

Poured into a standard pint, and made a lot of fizz noise. The finger thick white head vanishes quickly before the eye, into an astonishing nothingness. The body is pale straw in color and not one hint of haze at all.

The aroma is wet hay sweet, some cardboard, and a light citrus character.

Taste wise it's got a light cream of wheat flavor, with a touch of lemon.

Feels thin, but with mild alcohol warmth. Pretty much a BL on roids, but still doesn't give off the overall Budweiser feel, even though this one has more alcohol.

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1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

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3/5  rDev +35.7%

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3/5  rDev +35.7%

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1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

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2.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Goblinmunkey7
2.25/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: The prince of beer is bedecked in cobalt blue. Platinum shining from his digits. Like his father, the pale, sallow, yellowed skin holds a wispy trace of white atop its head. Lively.

Smell: Skins fresh from the orchard mix with the stale stench of alcohol. He must have taken a morning stroll. Pale, vaguely sweet, mute promises of something greater. He spiked his lager with cider, a mystery to behold. Bathing is a sea of apple juice and fresh peeled skin. He must enjoy it with cereal.

Taste: Trailing his fingers through the grass, our prince reaches his orchard. Juice splatters his chin as the sharp bite of apple splashes in the grass. A maid to the side reminds him of hay, rolling. Sweet lingering traces of bread from the morning. So pale, so sweet. His breath carries the ever present trace of alcohol muted by damp fruit and musty hay. Back through the grass, perhaps a cracker will settle his stomach.

Mouthfeel: The prince is bright, light on his feet, and bubbly. His charisma can only carry him so far.

Overall: I believe our prince found himself in the bottom of a cheap paper bag.

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2/5  rDev -9.5%

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2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

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2/5  rDev -9.5%

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1/5  rDev -54.8%

Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
54 out of 100 based on 1,578 ratings.