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Bud Light Lime-A-Rita - Anheuser-Busch

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Bud Light Lime-A-RitaBud Light Lime-A-Rita

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53
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444 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 444
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 2.15
pDev: 37.67%
Wants: 4
Gots: 36 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
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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2.75/5  rDev +27.9%

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4/5  rDev +86%

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2/5  rDev -7%

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Georgia

1.25/5  rDev -41.9%

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Texas

2/5  rDev -7%

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a0lbudman

Alabama

3.11/5  rDev +44.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A-white with a large white head that faded fast
S- like a margarita
T-like a margarita
M-light body and medium carbonation
O-if you like beer well this is not what you want. If you like margaritas this would be great. Of course you could be like me and like both, but not on this site

Serving type: can

01-14-2014 03:39:21 | More by a0lbudman
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New Jersey

1.5/5  rDev -30.2%

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Maryland

1.5/5  rDev -30.2%

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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%

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Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -30.2%

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California

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New Hampshire

1/5  rDev -53.5%

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New York

1/5  rDev -53.5%

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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

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New York

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South Dakota

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South Carolina

1/5  rDev -53.5%

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Bud Light Lime-A-Rita from Anheuser-Busch
53 out of 100 based on 444 ratings.