Batch No. 63118 (Saint Louis, MO) - Anheuser-Busch
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Reviews by puboflyons:
3.43/5 rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle marked 12275-WA95. Sampled on November 22, 2012.
The pour is basically a golden yellow with a white head, which unlike its two counterparts in the 12-pack, lingers on for the session.
The aroma has plenty of grainy notes and a clean, crisp but muted hop note.
The body is light and creamy.
The taste is also rather grainy with a moderately dry hop ending that lingers for a moment. It does have a pilsener feel to it but it is very much like a Budweiser with a bite. If it is based on a 19th Century recipe it makes me wonder how the original Anheuser-Busch Budweiser must have tasted then.
Serving type: bottle
11-23-2012 00:28:07 | More by puboflyons
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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.