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Bud Light Lime-A-Rita - Anheuser-Busch

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432 Ratings
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Ratings: 432
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 2.15
pDev: 37.21%
Wants: 4
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerFMAndy on 07-06-2012)
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5/5  rDev +132.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +109.3%

07-14-2012 22:59:35 | More by BlakeDannen
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Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +109.3%

10-08-2012 18:02:48 | More by twinsfan86
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1Adam12

Indiana

4.43/5  rDev +106%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

First off, there are some people on here that are entirely too snobby. This tastes like what it is intended to be. It's very light, limey, and refreshing. Like, instant margarita in a can. More carbonated than I was expecting, but it worked. I hate bud light as much as the next person, but I won't knock this just based on the fact that it was made by AB. If this had been made by FFF, people might very well be raving about it. Does it taste like beer? No. Does it taste good, and is it extremely refreshing? Absolutely.

Serving type: can

06-07-2013 00:50:08 | More by 1Adam12
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4.25/5  rDev +97.7%

09-23-2012 00:27:09 | More by Diz0915
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ktanner99

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +97.7%

05-04-2013 02:17:16 | More by ktanner99
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armiakhe

Michigan

4.18/5  rDev +94.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

When we tried the Bud Light Lime-A-Rita in class I was very fond of it because it doesn't taste like your typical beer. The coloring is a yellow/clear ish. The taste definitely had a twist to it and tasted of lime and a pinch of lemon as well. I feel like this would be a very good drink for tropical weather or by the beach. I enjoyed it.

Serving type: can

04-23-2013 19:12:11 | More by armiakhe
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Cvescalante

Texas

4/5  rDev +86%

04-29-2013 02:46:25 | More by Cvescalante
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IrishFrenchman

Georgia

4/5  rDev +86%

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djre4orm

Virginia

4/5  rDev +86%

10-04-2012 16:34:25 | More by djre4orm
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bigolbeerbelly

Texas

3.95/5  rDev +83.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I am going to break with the pack on this and say I really liked Lime-A-rita . I mean its not a beer so dont think of it in those terms and it really isnt bad.

It has a mountain dew soda pop appearance. Yellowish green and fizzy.

Smell was like that of a pretty good house margarita. Nice and Limey

Taste was actually really good for AB product. Tastes like a margarita I would drink in a restaurant.

Mouthfeel was definately 'sticky'. There is a lot of sugar in this drink and you can definately feel it in your mouth after your done drinking it.

Overall, not something I would drink every day, but as far as "Wine Coolers" go , this one is pretty good.

Serving type: can

12-29-2012 23:04:00 | More by bigolbeerbelly
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Kelsiemoeller

Michigan

3.85/5  rDev +79.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Appearance - light/pale yellow in color, similar appearance to lemonade with a slight carbonation.

Smell - smells really good and exactly how one would expect it to smell. It has a lime smell, sugar smell, rum smell, with a hint of beer.

Taste - very sweet, the sweetness took me by surprise at first, but it is something you get used to. Tastes like a margarita mixed with beer and less alcohol.

Mouthfeel - tart and has a ton of carbonation.

Overall - It is pretty good for what it was, but I do not know if I would order it again.

Serving type: can

04-29-2013 20:41:54 | More by Kelsiemoeller
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Illinois

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Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +74.4%

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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

3.59/5  rDev +67%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bud Light Lime-A-Rita
24 oz. can, coded "13059 BJ25"
$2.99 @ Stop N Shop Liquors, Camden, NJ

There's not really much to say about this. In fact, the name kind of says it all. It's a margarita-like drink that uses malt as a base, thus the "Bud Light Lime" logo that adorns the packaging. It's not "light" by any stretch of the imagination, however, clocking in at a whopping 330 calories per 12 ounce serving. What it does have down pat is the margarita side of things. It looks like a margarita, and it tastes like a margarita. It even has a bit of a tequila flavor to it. The only thing that's not like a margarita is that it's got a little bit of carbonation to it.

So... what to say about it, and how to review it? You can't really look at it as a beer because there's too much flavoring added to it. It's entirely something else altogether, so let's just follow that route and think of it hedonistically. It's sweet. It's a little tart. It's even a little salty. Overall it's an impressive copy of a margarita, and there's certainly a use for that. The first time I tasted this I was in Louisiana and headed out into the hot sun to do a little crawfishin' (that's actually just pulling traps out of a man-made pond, dumping them, re-baiting them, and then replacing them). It came in handy, and I enjoyed it. It has it's place.

Serving type: can

04-02-2013 22:13:06 | More by NeroFiddled
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +62.8%

08-23-2012 06:52:52 | More by StevenH
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Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +62.8%

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +62.8%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +62.8%

05-02-2014 13:02:38 | More by bigfnjoe
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California

3.5/5  rDev +62.8%

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Alabama

3.5/5  rDev +62.8%

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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev +61.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 24 oz. can. Has a cloudy yellowish/green color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is very strong of limes. Taste is a bit like a margarita, lots of sour limes, easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall not a bad beer, although I would not want a steady diet of it.

Serving type: can

01-26-2013 14:49:01 | More by tone77
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Bud Light Lime-A-Rita from Anheuser-Busch
53 out of 100 based on 432 ratings.