Batch No. 63118 (Saint Louis, MO) - Anheuser-Busch
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Reviews by buschbeer:
3.06/5 rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
12 ounce bottle
Served in a pilsner glass
A - This beer features a golden body and is crystal clear. Three inches of white head rise above.
S - I don't get much. I get some grain and grass. There is the slightest hint of floral hops.
T - It has more flavor than I expected. I detect a sweet corn flavor, but it is balanced by some perceptible hops.
M - Thin and slick. Almost oily on my tongue.
O - 'Twas not a hateful experience. It has some flavor. I at least give A-B a little credit for a little creativity. Maybe some day they can sway public opinion to a wider variety of mass produced beer.
Serving type: bottle
03-12-2013 22:45:15 | More by buschbeer
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2.9/5 rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
This one shines brightly, a clear yellow-orange color. The head, just off-white, makes it to half a finger and falls quickly but not as quickly as some, leaving some wisps of foam capable of some decent spotting.
Pilsner's an easy style in once sense in attaining to the strength and depth it needs, but very difficult in the technicalities to brew without flaws. As such, this beer's cleanness and drinkability point to some skill. It's floral and pretty grassy with a little sweetness and some citrus zest. There's just a buzz of spiciness in the nose and the tip of the tongue. There are some huskier, almost dry, grains underlying. To be honest, though, this would get more points as a Czech pils. It's entirely too weak as far as the hops are concerned, and a little too sweet overall.
It's light-bodied but not thin or weak like A-B's typical lager lineup. There's a solid crispness to it. I'm a little surprised by a certain creaminess.
Serving type: bottle
10-08-2013 20:56:40 | More by Brenden
Batch No. 63118 (Saint Louis, MO) from Anheuser-Busch
69 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.