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Budweiser Black Crown - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
65
poor

793 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 793
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 2.76
pDev: 23.91%
Wants: 4
Gots: 54 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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Reviews by workingclassbrew:
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workingclassbrew

Wisconsin

3.66/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Black Crown, I like the name, and I like the bottle. I've never cared for Budweiser, but I admit I got this for the old school look of the label.

Poured into small lager mug. The appearance, more dark gold, then amber, nice though.

The smell is sweet, not very heavy, but the sweetness stands out.

1st taste, sweet malt fron start to finish. the aftertaste is what can I say....very sweet. As the beer warms....sweeter yet. Sweet malt, little too no hop flavor. One thing that stands out is the smooth, very little carbonation effect. Smooth like the label says.

I tried this months ago when it first came out at a tavern, but couldnt remember. I'am happy I picked it up. I could easliy drink a few of these even with the sweetness, a hard to describe heavy, but not candy sweet taste. The higher alcohol I think helps it a bit.

A good backyard grillin beer, went good with chili. Easy drinkin working class lager, when you want something heavier than Budweiser, or Miller. Good price.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2013 02:32:59 | More by workingclassbrew
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Budweiser Black Crown from Anheuser-Busch
65 out of 100 based on 793 ratings.