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Batch No. 91406 (Los Angeles, CA) - Anheuser-Busch

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Batch No. 91406 (Los Angeles, CA)Batch No. 91406 (Los Angeles, CA)

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BA SCORE
72
okay

130 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 130
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.09
pDev: 18.77%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: justintcoons on 10-26-2012)
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

11-26-2012 00:21:02 | More by Rhettroactive
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alk3kenny

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours into the glass a a light amber color definitely not the "deep" amber that was promised. Nice clarity. Some head but gone very quickly. Slightly sweet, slight roastyness caramel nose. Taste is sweet, slightly fruity caramel. Easy to drink not sure I'd want a ton of these in a row due to the sweetness but overall pleasant. First of the 3 that I have tried and ready to try the rest.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2012 03:00:16 | More by alk3kenny
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RBorsato

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

03-09-2014 18:44:20 | More by RBorsato
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ggourde

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

03-05-2013 20:21:05 | More by ggourde
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Brew33

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

11-19-2012 18:29:10 | More by Brew33
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Tnkemist

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

12-22-2012 00:45:17 | More by Tnkemist
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pirmannt1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

11-02-2012 22:39:30 | More by pirmannt1
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ZAP

Minnesota

3.73/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Deep gold/amberish....minimal lace..

S-Nice clean malty aroma....light caramel...

T-This one has something unique going on. Couldn't identify it at first but then it came to me. Pistachios. Seriously. No doubt about it. Pistachios. I really like it and the flavor overall. Not so overally sticky sweet like the vanilla one. Just a nice nutty, amber lager...

M-Clean...borders on crisp I would say....medium bodied to the light side of medium bodied.

O-I like this one. Really a unique flavor and an enjoyable beer to drink. I'd buy this one if offered at decent prices (think Killians or Amber Bock)...

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2012 06:53:23 | More by ZAP
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acevenom

Louisiana

3.73/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass. Pours clear, light amber with a white head. The head is two-fingers in thickness and dissipates at a moderate pace. There are a lot of visible tiny bubbles in the beer. The beer smells of toasted malts and some caramel. There are some grassy hop notes as well, but they are mild. The taste follows the nose and there's the distinctive beechwood flavor normally detected in Budweiser. The nutty and malty flavors are pretty well pronounced here. It's bready with some mild sweetness. The hops provide some balance. The body light to medium with moderate carbonation. The beer finishes crisp and this is drinkable. This is a good beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2012 22:36:43 | More by acevenom
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MrHurmateeowish

New Hampshire

3.7/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle purchased as part of the mixed 12 pack. Drinking out of a Samuel Adams perfect pint glass. Pours an amber-yellow body with about an inch of khaki-colored head. Malty aroma. Sweet caramel takes a good portion of the flavor. Medium bodied with fairly low carbonation. Overall not bad. A simple lager with some pleasant maltiness to it.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2012 01:14:07 | More by MrHurmateeowish
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

3.63/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

If Budweiser can make kick-ass beers like their Tomahawk IPA, why do they bother with these basic beers? This is just a slightly sweet, reddish lager. It's got a very nice, gently caramelish malt component to it, and some fresh, balanced hops but it's far from anything to write home about. In fact, it initially reminded me of the first Killian's Red that I had back in 1984 - almost 30 years ago! Ahhh... putting my disappointment aside, I guess I can see this as a stepping stone for some drinkers, and there is certainly a lot more malt and flavor here than in the flagship brand, which is, I believe, still one of the best selling beers on earth. So, to a certain extent, that all makes sense. When you're that big you need to be careful about how you change your image in the eyes of the consumers that are paying the bills. And I assume they know that it'll pay off just based on people trying the beer. But here's my final conclusion. If I walked into a roadside bar one night and found only Bud, Bud Light, and this on tap which would I drink? I'd probably stick with the Bud.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 14:14:53 | More by NeroFiddled
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DM1293

California

3.54/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Nice clean coppery orange, no head.

Smell is budweiser, albeit cleaner and more...maltier?

Taste is perplexing to me. I get...malt and maybe its woody body, but...finishes surprisingly clean. Aftertaste is bit of budweiser, but not imposing.

I would expect the maltier brew to be my favorite of these "Project 12" beers, but the Pilsner has better mid-ground flavor. Its not bad at all though, and it makes me wonder if Budweiser will keep these recipes around for a re-release for seasonals. I can see this being decent as a fall/winter beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2013 23:39:42 | More by DM1293
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.53/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A good finger of head on a clear, amber colored body.
The aroma is a little grain with some fruit, the beechwood is evident too. Smells nice.
The taste is balanced and smooth. It has only the mildest bitterness to go with it's malty body (for a lager).
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
It's a smooth and tasty lager.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2013 01:45:01 | More by Fatehunter
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garymuchow

Minnesota

3.53/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Attractive. Nice copper amber and brilliantly clear. Off-white head that does settle out.
Faint aroma. A slight caramel aroma. Also a soft lager yeast character.
Clear caramel flavor that is soft enough to not be overwhelming or too sweet. Soft hop flavor. Some drying on the finish. Bitterness only to balance.
Bigger than a typical lager, but not big or even quite moderate.
I don't mind this at all. The flavors are pleasant and generally satisfying. Drinks like a lager in that it is clean and refreshing.
Thanks Spunky.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2013 01:48:29 | More by garymuchow
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Minkybut

Virginia

3.53/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I poured this beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The beer poured a light amber color with a very bubbly amber head. The beer smelled a little nutty and had a slightly sweet finish to it. Not too bad. All in all a decent beer but not as good as their amber bock. I would try it again though and maybe to a blind taste test against the amber bock just to see.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2012 17:36:53 | More by Minkybut
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DarrellK

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

11-08-2012 22:19:46 | More by DarrellK
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Jman_01

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

11-27-2012 02:05:28 | More by Jman_01
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Packman4IL

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

11-06-2012 02:50:08 | More by Packman4IL
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

07-08-2014 21:35:36 | More by thatoneguymike
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MichaelProcton

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

01-19-2013 22:29:57 | More by MichaelProcton
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JohnSmith5506


3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

11-18-2012 23:15:43 | More by JohnSmith5506
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Wally1912

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

12-24-2012 19:44:13 | More by Wally1912
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OtisCampbell007

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

01-01-2014 17:32:31 | More by OtisCampbell007
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Jvcshad


3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

12-22-2012 00:44:40 | More by Jvcshad
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.46/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Part of a mixed sixer

Pours an effervescent honey color with 3+ fingers of cream colored head. Some head retention & good lacing

S: Faint biscuitty malt, metallic notes & just a bit of pear & caramel

T: Pears, a touch of grainyness & faint butterscotch notes up front. Pears & golden delicious apples, plus just a kiss of leafy hops. Finsishes fruitty & fairly crisp, with slight herbal hop bitterness

MF: Light/medium bodied, fairly lively carbonation, decent balance

This drinks easy enough. I would certainly take this over any BMC standard, not a mind blower, better than expected

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 05:08:13 | More by russpowell
Batch No. 91406 (Los Angeles, CA) from Anheuser-Busch
72 out of 100 based on 130 ratings.