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Budweiser Black Crown - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
65
poor

788 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 788
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 2.76
pDev: 23.91%
Wants: 4
Gots: 52 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Damian74Shensky on 01-01-2013)
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MusicaleMike

Pennsylvania

3.09/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Born on Nov. 20, 2012.

Served in tulip, same glass I'm drinking everything out of tonight.

Appear to have an amber colored body that isn't quite as brilliant as the Bud Light Platinum. However, it still is very clear and shows off a steady stream of bubbles rising up from the center of the glass. Seriously, the head on this beer is crazy. Solid off-white head that sticks around and is legit leaving lacing down the glass. Seriously.

The aroma is very faint. What is there is nothing special either. If I agitate the beer enough I can get a grainy, sort of Budweisery aroma, which I swear is that Beechwood-agin shit. They say it doesn't give any aroma or flavor, but I don't believe that.

Flavor is much better than the aroma. It has some bitterness to it, a little up front, and more towards the finish. Across the mid-palette, there is a very light sweetness, a touch of caramel. Very well-balanced beer.

This beer has a light body, with crisp carbonation at first that softens throughout the glass. The finish is a lingering bitterness, but not over the top. It has a sweetness to it that keeps it in balance.

I was mostly impressed with the appearance here. Good looking beer for real. I think the aroma could be seriously improved and the hop character could be more defined, and then we would be talking a seriously amazing beer. Would I buy this again? Maybe.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2013 05:43:41 | More by MusicaleMike
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Budweiser Black Crown from Anheuser-Busch
65 out of 100 based on 788 ratings.