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Budweiser Black Crown - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
65
poor

948 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

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Ratings: 948
Reviews: 184
rAvg: 2.73
pDev: 24.91%
Wants: 7
Gots: 123 | 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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Photo of heytomcat
3/5  rDev +9.9%

heytomcat, Aug 22, 2013
Photo of Act25
2.98/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Bud led a contest of all its brewers, and LA won. The result Black Crown Golden Amber Lager

If you want a bud the way it used to taste when you were a teen, this is your beer.

A Lovely golden amber for lager but a thin head, a little lacing.

S Nice Hop bouquet, light, subtle, and way more than red bud.

T Great tingle and finish. Carbonation medium, but gassy like all Buds.

M More body than reg bud, more alcohol, substantial. Bud Lite NOT.

Food match - great with lemony dishes, flounder and light fishes.

Must try it. If you're a lager drinker, you must try this. Must be tasted blind apparently from the knee jerk low reviews here.,

Act25, Aug 01, 2013
Photo of warpedrevolution
3/5  rDev +9.9%

warpedrevolution, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of jucifer1818
3.45/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Served in a tulip glass

a: A shade darker than the average macrobrew- with a light amber tint. A nice generous head makes this one actually look pretty nice
3.5/5

smell: It has that harsh astringent smell you get from AAL's, with a bit of creamed corn and caramel added to it. Not good, but it could be worse...but not by much
Really the smell kinda makes me sick
2/5

Taste: Here we go....and it is...Honnestly pretty good. Wow, that's surprising. This stuff ain't half bad!
It has a decent maltyness to it, with a lot of fruity lagger flavors as well....kinda like a maibock....hummnn..surprising.
for the taste Id have to give this one a surprising...
4/5

Mouthfeel: Harsh, stingey carbiantion. It bites like crazy....but given enough time to fizzle out, it not too bad
but still....that overcarbiantion takes points away from me.

Overall: I have to give this one a 3.5/5. Its not a bad brew by far (not surprised, the brewers at AB are top notch), but it still has a lot of room for improvement...but still....a step in the right direction

the 2ed best macrobrew stuff Ive ever had, right behind Narragansett.

jucifer1818, Jul 26, 2013
Photo of GossageBrewery
2.95/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured 12 oz American Amber Lager from a bottle into a pint glass. Poured a clear amber color, produced a thin white head, poor retention and left no lacing on the glass.
The aroma of this brew consisted of pale malted grain, and a slight hint of floral hops. Light in body, there is a foundation of malted grain, a slight amount of hops and a dry finish. Overall, disappointing, perhaps a bit more flavor then Budweiser, but leaves a lot to be desired.

GossageBrewery, Mar 24, 2013
Photo of beerme626
3/5  rDev +9.9%

beerme626, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of Notacraftdrinker
2/5  rDev -26.7%

Notacraftdrinker, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of Dapperticus
4.25/5  rDev +55.7%

Dapperticus, Feb 03, 2013
Photo of LukeGude
2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

LukeGude, Aug 12, 2014
Photo of tubeyes
1.75/5  rDev -35.9%

tubeyes, Mar 08, 2013
Photo of cmwilliq
2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

cmwilliq, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of valianes
2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

valianes, Oct 16, 2013
Photo of ToddThompson
2/5  rDev -26.7%

ToddThompson, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of CorgiDad
3/5  rDev +9.9%

CorgiDad, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of GoHabsGo
2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

GoHabsGo, Oct 18, 2014
Photo of BeerWithMike
2.28/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Sampled last night on 11/9/14 but tried this about 2 years ago when it first came out. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a vintage 'Budwesier' thumb-print goblet.

Pours a pretty reddish-copper amber in color with a very thin cap. Some spotyy lacing is seen when sipped. The aroma is mostly of roasted malts and grain with a very light hint of caramel also. The taste was pretty much the same but did leave a bitter aftertaste that lingered for awhile. Strange that I liked this brew less and less after each sip. Lighter bodied with good carbonation as is the norm for most Bud products. What did I like about this beer? The color and that is was gone finally.

BeerWithMike, Jul 26, 2013
Photo of Hoagie1973
2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

Hoagie1973, Oct 02, 2013
Photo of emwild12
3.25/5  rDev +19%

emwild12, Aug 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev +9.9%

Viperman1316, Mar 24, 2014
Photo of Beermazter310
4.25/5  rDev +55.7%

Beermazter310, Apr 24, 2014
Photo of KevChiTown
2.25/5  rDev -17.6%

KevChiTown, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of Peyton5410
3/5  rDev +9.9%

Peyton5410, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of misternebbie
2.08/5  rDev -23.8%

misternebbie, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of wizo
2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

wizo, Feb 09, 2014
Budweiser Black Crown from Anheuser-Busch
65 out of 100 based on 948 ratings.