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Budweiser Black Crown - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
65
poor

801 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 801
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 2.76
pDev: 23.91%
Wants: 4
Gots: 62 | 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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a0lbudman

Alabama

3.35/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-clear gold color with a small white head that does not hold
S-sweet grain smell
T-sweet taste that has some hop bitterness that stays with you til the end
M-light body and medium carbonation
O-This has more taste that most beers from the big brewers enjoyed it

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2014 02:41:20 | More by a0lbudman
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Ropowers3

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -18.5%

07-21-2014 17:04:29 | More by Ropowers3
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

1.75/5  rDev -36.6%

07-20-2014 06:05:26 | More by CraigTravor
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AlCaponeJunior

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

poured slightly orange and clear with amber notes, head was ok but quickly fizzed out leaving no lace and no head.

aroma and taste were typically budweiser-ish and not really what you'd expect from anything labeled amber ale. it's like they were trying to made a bud but sell it to people who wanted an amber ale. my advice is that if you want an amber ale, this probably isn't the beer for you. if you want a bud, this bud's for you, but it's quite a stretch calling it an amber.

overall I'm not impressed. although I got this bottle free, I wonder if they had a craft beer price tag on this one. but the thing is, pretending it's craft doesn't turn a bud into a craft beer. not that I am taking anything away from bud: it's not easy to make a nearly colorless, flavorless, crystal clear beer. but that's not going to take anything away from the craft beer market either. craft drinkers will see right through and go back to what they really want when they seek out an amber ale: flavor, aroma, head, lacing, etc, which this really doesn't have.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 19:28:00 | More by AlCaponeJunior
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SocalKicks

California

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

07-19-2014 16:04:47 | More by SocalKicks
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Tennessee

1/5  rDev -63.8%

07-18-2014 15:39:08 | More by rcmorrison8
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Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -18.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +35.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

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Justin111590

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +35.9%

07-14-2014 07:48:45 | More by Justin111590
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Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

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Florida

3/5  rDev +8.7%

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3/5  rDev +8.7%

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Utah

1/5  rDev -63.8%

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Connecticut

1/5  rDev -63.8%

07-06-2014 23:57:37 | More by GriswoldR3
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California

2/5  rDev -27.5%

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Michigan

2/5  rDev -27.5%

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Iowa

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

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Vermont

1.75/5  rDev -36.6%

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RoyalT

Ohio

1.85/5  rDev -33%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Appearance – This is crystal clear with a monster head that fell quickly, not exactly what I was expecting.

Smell – This smells just like their Adjunct Lager. I really don’t get any characteristics of the style. It’s old, stale, cheap American grain.

Taste – Again this has no malt and I can’t for the life of me find one thing about this beer that would justify calling it an Amber Ale.

Mouthfeel – It’s kind of smooth which isn’t bad but it is way too light for the style and the cheap carbonation is wanting.

Sinkability – I couldn’t even finish this sad effort.

Serving type: can

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Capperdurham

California

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2.25/5  rDev -18.5%

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Budweiser Black Crown from Anheuser-Busch
65 out of 100 based on 801 ratings.