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Bud Light Lime-A-Rita - Anheuser-Busch

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431 Ratings
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Ratings: 431
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerFMAndy on 07-06-2012)
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Ontario (Canada)

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Kentucky

1/5  rDev -53.5%

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Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -7%

12-25-2013 22:44:19 | More by Vogey77
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Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -30.2%

12-24-2013 19:16:48 | More by aqualung23
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California

2.5/5  rDev +16.3%

12-23-2013 07:11:08 | More by drewone
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New Hampshire

1/5  rDev -53.5%

12-21-2013 01:07:47 | More by NHhomebrewguy
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New York

1/5  rDev -53.5%

12-19-2013 01:55:56 | More by SonictheBeerhog
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Brenden

Ohio

2.69/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Well, I wish I hadn't been hounded so much to try this. On the other hand, I'm always up for some experimentation.

It looks like Mountain Dew, or actually with more of a radioactive-looking glow to it, so possibly more like an appletini (?). What little head there is fizzes off within moments and leaves little evidence that it was there.
This is a difficult beer to review. It's supposed to have a character particular to a beverage that is not beer, so I guess I'll just take it as it goes.
Sweet lime candy with a dustiness like I get from BLL, the nose offers a sort of salty sweetness with a bit of malt as well. There's a strong ethanolic note as well. Imagine the quality of liquor you can use to make a margarita with for, say, $2-$5, and that's what's underlying here. Still, cheap margarita is margarita and, while barely and not overly pleasant, there's a hint of the barely-beer that is Bud Light.
The taste follows suit, cheap ethanolic heat with lemon candy and dusty malts. I am impressed that they got some salt in here and that it's reasonably well managed. It's not too salty/limey/etc.
The mouthfeel seems like they're still going more for beer. It's not still and smooth, it's definitely carbonated and crisp. It's light and thin, as expected, but whatever...which summarizes my overall experience.

Serving type: can

12-18-2013 20:33:36 | More by Brenden
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New York

1.25/5  rDev -41.9%

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South Dakota

1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

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South Carolina

1/5  rDev -53.5%

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Kansas

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12-07-2013 19:55:24 | More by csmalley
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Indiana

2/5  rDev -7%

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Iuseryoucpu

Tennessee

2.11/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

The alcohol is overpowering not to say the limes not their because it is just not enough.The smell is also very strong and for the price you can buy a 4loco or Jose which has as much alcohol and it tastes better. It is hard for me to recommend this drink i am not sure it is worth a try.

Serving type: can

12-05-2013 03:44:11 | More by Iuseryoucpu
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California

1.5/5  rDev -30.2%

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California

1.25/5  rDev -41.9%

11-30-2013 01:03:21 | More by caverog
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Illinois

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California

1/5  rDev -53.5%

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California

1/5  rDev -53.5%

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Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -30.2%

11-24-2013 22:20:13 | More by Kroller86
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Montana

2.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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Minnesota

2/5  rDev -7%

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Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -7%

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Indiana

2/5  rDev -7%

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Bud Light Lime-A-Rita from Anheuser-Busch
53 out of 100 based on 431 ratings.