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Budweiser Black Crown - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
65
poor

971 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

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Ratings: 971
Reviews: 184
rAvg: 2.73
pDev: 25.27%
Wants: 7
Gots: 134 | 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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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a clear copper body with a head that fizzes and fizzles like soda water, without leaving a collar or a trace of lacing. Aromas are faint bud not bad. I mainly get a lightly toasted graininess with maybe a hint of caramel sweetness and a bit of plantain peel. Taste tends toward the sweeter end of the spectrum from start to finish, with toasty malts blending with sugariness on the front and mid-palates before a minerality emerges on the back to make the finish more crisp and memorable. Medium-light body is appropriate for how little flavor it carries, and overall it's an okay beer but seems boring when compared to some of the more established competitors in its style.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

12oz bottle. Born on date Jan 4th 2013. Served in a pint glass

Appearance: Golden, not quite amber color with 2 fingers of a soapy white head. Head actually took a couple minutes to dissipate. The body is extremely clear.

Smell: Lots of cereal grain, slight sweetness, very faint hints of grassiness. There's also an artificial banana aroma as well. Almost like a banana candy.

Taste: Slight sweetness upfront that carries through to the finish. Overall flavor profile is weak, but what is there is dominated by the same cereal grain that was prominent in the nose. Underneath that there are weak notes of caramel, clean alcohol, hint of breadiness, and a slightly metallic taste in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Fuller end of light bodied. Medium carbonation. Finishes fairly clean.

Overall: I didn't try any of the other Project 12 beers, but if this is the winner, then apparently I didn't miss much. This beer isn't awful, and it is a step up from regular Bud and Bud Light, but that's the best thing I can say about it. I tried it once to satisfy my curiosity, I'd never get it again.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Served in a Becker pint.

Body is a copper - amber hue. Clear and slightly carb'd. The off-white, ahem, crown builds to two-finger's. Lace curtains left as the billowy stuff droops.

Wheaty bouquet, some mashed apple, pear, general light sweetness mainly.

The flavors are very close to the nose. The sweeter wheat malt base is the most forward. A little hoppy earthiness in the finish. Muddled flavors of apple and wheat beyond that.

Feel is actually decent. It drinks smooth, light bubble tingling noted. More light than medium body thanks to this.

Color me surprised! This stuff is drinkable. And it even has moments of being enjoyable! Give it a go if you are curious or need that tick fix.

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Budweiser Black Crown from Anheuser-Busch
65 out of 100 based on 971 ratings.