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Budweiser Black Crown - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
65
poor

807 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 807
Reviews: 171
rAvg: 2.76
pDev: 23.91%
Wants: 4
Gots: 65 | 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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p-wagz

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +8.7%

12-05-2013 03:08:58 | More by p-wagz
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TheBeerdedCharmer

New York

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

12-04-2013 02:53:08 | More by TheBeerdedCharmer
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RedWeizen83

Texas

2/5  rDev -27.5%

12-03-2013 00:17:13 | More by RedWeizen83
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Krakpoff

Quebec (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

12-03-2013 00:10:37 | More by Krakpoff
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user785335

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

12-01-2013 18:03:40 | More by user785335
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Benvarine

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

12-01-2013 02:24:37 | More by Benvarine
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caverog

California

1.25/5  rDev -54.7%

11-30-2013 04:18:06 | More by caverog
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LJWalker

Alabama

2.25/5  rDev -18.5%

11-28-2013 12:22:42 | More by LJWalker
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Duff27

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

11-25-2013 21:14:25 | More by Duff27
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Chugs13

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

11-24-2013 23:41:41 | More by Chugs13
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Kroller86

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

11-24-2013 22:21:45 | More by Kroller86
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Plissken

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -63.8%

11-24-2013 19:09:28 | More by Plissken
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

1.75/5  rDev -36.6%

11-24-2013 17:18:24 | More by mmulebarn
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -27.5%

11-22-2013 01:48:10 | More by XmnwildX12
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -18.5%

11-21-2013 04:27:51 | More by TimoP
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masonacoats

Louisiana

3/5  rDev +8.7%

11-21-2013 03:54:42 | More by masonacoats
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Booner818

California

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

11-17-2013 06:53:27 | More by Booner818
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-MK-

New York

1/5  rDev -63.8%

11-12-2013 21:00:15 | More by -MK-
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CharlyNovember

Ontario (Canada)

1.63/5  rDev -40.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

I tried this a couple months back when my bar's AB rep gave us a sample 12 pack. This beer is being aggressively marketed right now here in Ontario... on television, in magazines, bars and LCs. I haven't noticed it picking up much steam, though, and there's a pretty good reason. It's a pretty bad beer.

Yeah, we get it AB! You're trying to ride the coat-tails of craft brew's success. That's all well and good, but you'll have to come up with something a bit (read "a LOT") better than this. Now, I'm going to review this from memory, as I have NO interest in trying one again, so bear with me.

Poured into a glass, fizzy, dissipating head with huge soda-pop bubbles. No memory of lace, most likely minimal to none. And the smell? Sweet corn.. like a regular bud, but far sweeter.

And MY OH MY THE TASTE!!! I remember all I could think was 'Jesus H.C.... Am I drinking Busch Ice?!'. Now, having just gotten back fro a music festival and camping weekend, there was a lot of cheap, strong brew being slugged. Namely Busch Ice. Bud Crown tasted uncannily like it. It was remarkable, really. With maybe a hint more sweetness from whatever brewer's malt the concoct the stuff with. It's really not that far of a stretch of the imagination to think they're the same base brew.. both AB products, both 6%. Both, uh, pretty gross. But at least Busch Ice is cheap as hell.

Anyways that's my two or three cents, take it or leave, hate it or like, run it or walk it, fry it or bake it, out of the can or out of a glass. Whatever. Just whatever your flavour is, be it craft of macro, stay clean away from Bud Crown. Gross.

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Life alas is very dear, up with the glass, down with the beer!

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2013 02:11:38 | More by CharlyNovember
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Boone757

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

11-11-2013 02:50:54 | More by Boone757
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Kerne

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

11-10-2013 15:33:27 | More by Kerne
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CFHMagnet

Ohio

2.99/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I got a finger of off-white head over a light amber body. Head dissipates in a minute or so, no lacing detected.

Smells grainy, sweet, almost has a chemical smell to it.

Sweet and grainy. A little hint of caramel is tucked in there. Tastes better than expected.

Mouthfeel is light bodied. Quite refreshing.

Serving type: can

11-09-2013 04:30:56 | More by CFHMagnet
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Beer_lover89

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

11-09-2013 03:58:28 | More by Beer_lover89
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Lynn

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +35.9%

11-07-2013 19:05:01 | More by Lynn
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Joey-bags1990

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

11-05-2013 19:15:16 | More by Joey-bags1990
Budweiser Black Crown from Anheuser-Busch
65 out of 100 based on 807 ratings.