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Budweiser Black Crown - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
65
poor

870 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 870
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 2.75
pDev: 24.36%
Wants: 7
Gots: 88 | 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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3.5/5  rDev +27.3%

Tippler, Feb 10, 2014
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2/5  rDev -27.3%

BigKrall, Feb 10, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -18.2%

KevinGordon, Feb 09, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev 0%

wizo, Feb 09, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -18.2%

Burtonfree77, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of a0lbudman
3.35/5  rDev +21.8%

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

a0lbudman, Feb 04, 2014
Photo of CassieShea
3.5/5  rDev +27.3%

CassieShea, Feb 04, 2014
Photo of Noxious26
1.54/5  rDev -44%

Had this at the Regina Festiv-Ale on Jan 31st. 4 oz sampler.

Amber colour with off-white head.

Aroma is cloying. Super sweet. Cooked corn and corn syrup.

Cloyingly sweet and full of adjuncty flavours. Grainy, cooked veggies, corn syrup.

I'm glad I just had a sampler and didn't buy a 6 pack.

Noxious26, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of jadpsu
3.1/5  rDev +12.7%

Pours a very clear, very light copper or amber in color with a decent white head of average retention.
Aroma: I pick up some alcohol along with some graininess and sweet caramel.
Taste: Sweet up front, kind of caramel taffy. Light bodied and a dry finish.
It was all right, didn't care for the alcohol in the aroma.

jadpsu, Feb 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +18.2%

ShepardCommander, Feb 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +27.3%

griz281, Feb 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +18.2%

MVF5588, Jan 31, 2014
Photo of T-Bisquit
2.89/5  rDev +5.1%

Disappointing. Immediately concluded the beverage was just another attempt by a giant producer to raise the APV and gain or maintain market share that way. Budweiser, a true American icon needs to lead the way, not follow the crowd. Unlike "plain old Bud" which has many distinctive characteristics, Black Crown has none other than its "me too" persona. Really disappointed. I expected much more.

T-Bisquit, Jan 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +18.2%

Diggitydustin, Jan 29, 2014
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2/5  rDev -27.3%

SpencerS91, Jan 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev +9.1%

FrizWhiz, Jan 28, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev 0%

snowen21, Jan 27, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev 0%

Druid_51, Jan 24, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -9.1%

cmwilliq, Jan 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev +9.1%

RVigz, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of Anthonyjames
3.44/5  rDev +25.1%

I'll be upfront on this, for a Budweiser product, I feel this is quite good. It is not an exceptional brew by any means, but it does taste a lot better than anything else they produce that I have had.

The appearance gets a 3, as it is really nothing great, nor poor.
The smell is pretty similar to any likewise lagers, but I'd say a bit better than your regular Budweiser.
Taste is what I enjoy most for this product (Asides from it's 6% ABV and Price tag), I feel it is not at all bad for a Macro American Amber Lager.
Mouthfeel is basic, nothing special, but nice enough.

I feel this product deserves a solid 3.50. It is of course not an award winning or wonderful beer, but for the price, and being a Budweiser product, It isn't half bad.

If you want a cheap, decent ABV Amber Lager, and aren't looking for anything fancy, you might just enjoy it.

Anthonyjames, Jan 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev +9.1%

Petey_the_Quiet, Jan 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev +9.1%

brokentee, Jan 21, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -45.5%

BrooklynPanch, Jan 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +18.2%

NervousBlakedown, Jan 13, 2014
Budweiser Black Crown from Anheuser-Busch
65 out of 100 based on 870 ratings.