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Budweiser Shot - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
65
poor

17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 2.25
pDev: 28.44%
Wants: 5
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Uniquely brewed, a higher alcohol Budweiser beer with a slightly sweeter palate.

(Beer added by: biboergosum on 07-10-2012)
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Reviews by smakawhat:
Photo of smakawhat
2.43/5  rDev +8%

Poured from the can into a tulip glass. What the heck is this? Double shot of coffee/Red Bull in beer or something? Tiny TINY can... oh come on how could I NOT try this thing... never ever even heard or seen this in the States (consumed in Canada).

Pours a real nice thick bright white head. Creamy, lots of retention, and sits on a golden brassy body. Some cola rising bubbles, but they rise very slowly. Fairly decent looking beer actually.

Nose is strangely subtle, but corn sweetness and some alcohol fussel sweetness comes out. Fairly unexciting but also not offensive.

Taste is just a sugar sweet rush. Thick syrupy sweet corn body. Good hint of alcohol finish, but not drying strangely. There really isn't much else to say.

Overall a sugar one dimensional malt liquor, and sweet as heck. I guess it is what it is, but what's the angle here? I am suppose to just have a quick shot of this and be on my way? I don't think so...

smakawhat, Sep 28, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of beerhunter13
1.5/5  rDev -33.3%

beerhunter13, Oct 27, 2012
Photo of MJ63
3/5  rDev +33.3%

MJ63, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of biboergosum
3.4/5  rDev +51.1%

236ml can, a single. Is this stuff only distributed in Canada? It's made Stateside, apparently.

This beer pours a clear, pale golden yellow colour, with three fingers of thinly foamy white head, which leaves some unexpectedly sprightly webbed lace around the glass as it hastily fades away.

It smells of weak corn/rice-based malt, saccharine in that manner, surely with an addenda from the elevated ABV, and a slight mineral character. The taste is sugary-sweet rice pudding and under-proof alcohol, a prominent middling, masked fruitiness, and surprisingly nothing more from the elevated booze.

The bubbles are rather reserved, and ineffectual, the body an unearned medium weight, and smooth in that malt likka shady way. It finishes still quite sweet, but inoffensively so, the obvious overdose of corn and rice kept somewhat in check.

Hey, call a spade a spade, but in turn, denote a well made spade accordingly. I gotta say, this isn't bad, FOR THE STYLE. And at 6 bucks a foursome, this should be flying off the shelves of not-so-discerning liquor stores everywhere, for all your cutesy frat boy needs.

biboergosum, Jul 10, 2012
Photo of beerluvr
2.98/5  rDev +32.4%

Poured out into a small mug with a brief soapy head that quickly settled over slightly cloudy gold colored liquid. Smell was sweet and a little bready, no hop aroma. Decent mouthfeel with a bit less carbonation than the usual Bud product. Kinda full bodied. Taste is sweet with little else to help this to stand out. Finishes with a bit of malt. Was interested to try this one since I never had heard of this until a day or two ago. A "one time deal" as I won't purchase again. Coors sells a similar product here too. Go figure.

beerluvr, Jul 16, 2013
Photo of ckr1451
2/5  rDev -11.1%

ckr1451, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of DreamDeath
2.75/5  rDev +22.2%

DreamDeath, May 18, 2014
Photo of SandS
2.25/5  rDev 0%

SandS, Feb 07, 2013
Photo of thehyperduck
2.41/5  rDev +7.1%

236 mL can picked up at TBS; served ice cold. I have a feeling this will be a brief review - partially because I can never find much to say about these cheap lagers, but mostly because this is a chugging beer and I feel pretty silly for even bothering to review it.

Pours a pale straw yellow colour, topped with one finger of loose, puffy white head that recedes quickly over the next two or three minutes, leaving behind a thin cap. Looks fine for a strong lager. The aroma is almost nauseatingly sweet, with lots of corn syrup, grainy sweetness and a whiff of ethanol. Not appetizing at all, but technically this is a malt liquor so I can't knock it too hard because it conforms to the style.

This tastes even sweeter than it smells, which would be appalling if it weren't completely unsurprising. The candy corn sweetness is virtually relentless, and accompanied later by some grainy pale malts, cotton candy and cardboard flavours. The aftertaste is a mixture of corn syrup and mild heat from the ethanol - it's reasonably well-hidden for a 7.0% lager, but you can still tell it's there. Thin-bodied and watery, with surprisingly modest carbonation levels that do little to cut through the insipidly sweet flavours. This is drinkable, but only if you chug it quickly - the flavours are too cloying and gross for this to be worth consuming any other way.

Final Grade: 2.41, a forgettable D+. Pretty terrible, but what were you expecting from a beer whose sole purpose is to get'cha drunk quickly? This will get the job done and I wouldn't turn one of these down if offered, but they really do set the bar extremely low - I'd prefer Molson's Cold Shots over this, not to mention any number of regular adjunct lagers. Not something I'm likely to recommend or purchase again, but it's not bad for the price. If you drink it cold and without hesitation, there are certainly worse options as far as getting yourself hammed goes.

thehyperduck, Aug 29, 2013
Photo of Xithyl
1.5/5  rDev -33.3%

Xithyl, Mar 23, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -22.2%

Socialiste, May 13, 2014
Photo of noperative
1.5/5  rDev -33.3%

noperative, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of wordemupg
2.83/5  rDev +25.8%

236ml can poured into pint glass 26/2/13

A clear bright golden yellow liquid with lots of bubbles and tiny suspended particles, short lived finger of loose soapy foam leaves a single ring of lace

S sweet corny malt, quite sweet, a little booze and cracker not much going on really

T reminds me of plastic just a bit, more sweet corny malt and faint purple candy,

M thin and prickly from the bubbles, a little heat and a sweet aftertaste

O much better then I thought it would be but that's not saying much

the 236ml can is a good serving size for this one, its not gross but its nothing special either, don't bother

wordemupg, Feb 26, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -44.4%

Ianleesrivette, Oct 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev +33.3%

KrisDLSmith, Feb 26, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -22.2%

ZachT, Oct 10, 2013
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2/5  rDev -11.1%

deonreds, May 26, 2014
Budweiser Shot from Anheuser-Busch
65 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.