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Budweiser Black Crown - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
65
poor

789 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 789
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 2.76
pDev: 23.91%
Wants: 4
Gots: 52 | 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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DerwinWentworth

Utah

3.25/5  rDev +17.8%

12-25-2013 01:26:47 | More by DerwinWentworth
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Bookseeb

Washington

2.8/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance has a light golden brown color supporting a dissipating head leaving nill lace. Smell of the adjuncts within a Bud but also having a sweetness of the malt. Taste has a Budwieser, adjuncty, malt infused sweetness. Mouthfeel is light with fair carbonation. I mainly got this beer do to curiosity, one bottle is all thats needed, no need for a half rack.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2013 00:59:57 | More by Bookseeb
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JDizzle

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

03-28-2013 01:39:05 | More by JDizzle
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KeyWestGator

Florida

3/5  rDev +8.7%

04-28-2013 23:17:26 | More by KeyWestGator
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closisinthehouse

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

02-16-2013 15:37:08 | More by closisinthehouse
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ThinkAgain

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

05-06-2014 00:56:31 | More by ThinkAgain
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Tom-Peters

California

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

10-14-2013 22:46:12 | More by Tom-Peters
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

07-16-2013 22:13:48 | More by gpblackgt
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jettjon

Florida

2.73/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

12 oz. bottle "born on" date of 3/5/13, consumed 5/11/13.

Into a pint glass, a clear pale amber color with one finger of off white head. Quick fade to a thin cap. Nose is overly sweet and grassy. Taste faintly of malt alcohol, no real hopiness. Taste is not as sweet as nose, thankfully. Faint alcohol note on finish. Mouth is a bit thin and bubbly, OK. Overall: Rather mediocre, not terrible, kind of what I'd imagine as a sub-par example of pub ale, except it's 6% ABV so it's not exactly a "session" beer. I wouldn't buy another but wouldn't turn one down either.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2013 22:36:53 | More by jettjon
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elkinbrown

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

10-25-2013 15:51:28 | More by elkinbrown
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Maillard

California

3/5  rDev +8.7%

09-02-2013 08:10:00 | More by Maillard
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StArnoldFan

Texas

3/5  rDev +8.7%

02-10-2013 01:00:35 | More by StArnoldFan
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RDW

Nebraska

2/5  rDev -27.5%

10-19-2013 03:49:49 | More by RDW
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

03-11-2013 13:51:04 | More by Burkbom23
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dsauter

Indiana

3/5  rDev +8.7%

12-29-2013 22:32:05 | More by dsauter
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev +17.8%

09-28-2013 02:14:31 | More by ScaryEd
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BJasny

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +35.9%

03-30-2013 00:44:42 | More by BJasny
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herrburgess

South Carolina

3/5  rDev +8.7%

09-02-2013 18:44:57 | More by herrburgess
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BlackBelt5112203

Michigan

3.21/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle poured into a mug at slightly-warmer-than-fridge temperature.

L – Deep gold color with a 2-finger bubbly, white head that fades relatively quickly into a thin cap of fizzy bubbles on top of the beer. Some patchy lacing. Clear with lots of bubbles. I’d like to see a slightly darker color, but the head retention was actually better than I was expecting.

S – Caramel, grainy, and slightly bready malt with some corn. Smells similar to Budweiser but it certainly has more of a caramel presence.

T – Sweet caramel, toasted bread, and cereal, grainy malts along with some corn at mid-taste-to-finish. The taste is certainly muted but much better than I was expecting.

F – Light-bodied with lots of carbonation, a crisp and clean mouthfeel, and a mildly sweet and dry finish. The 6% ABV is completely unnoticeable.

O – This beer was much better than I was expecting and is really not bad at all. It’s lighter and more toned-down than good amber lagers, but I was expecting a lot less from AB InBev. It’s extraordinarily drinkable, especially at 6%, and very refreshing. For what it’s supposed to be, it’s actually quite good. I would definitely take this over other BMC offerings.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2013 02:31:17 | More by BlackBelt5112203
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fishguyac

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

03-01-2014 02:11:26 | More by fishguyac
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Alextricity

Michigan

2.7/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Born on January 11th 2013. 22oz "bomber" poured into a pint glass. Hey, for $2.19, I decided to try it out.

Appearance: Typical amber color ... EXTREMELY clear. Decent head that goes away quickly. Obviously, no lacing.

Smell: Actually not TOO horrible... a bit of adjuncts in the aroma, but mostly a low-quality malt. I was surprised I didn't hate it. A bit of sweetness as well.

Taste: Tastes not at all like I thought it would... holy HELL is it sweet. It's not awful, but Jesus. Adjunct flavors came through a lot in the beginning. Lots of sweetness, corn, low-quality malts. A woody taste comes through as well. After taste is of cheap malt, but it's inoffensive.

Not the worst beer I've ever had, but bleh. It is what it is... for the price, it's good to get cheap drunk. It's certainly better than Budweiser, but not by much. There's a lot of sweetness, so I expect a lot of adjunct fans to fall in love with this.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2013 23:28:27 | More by Alextricity
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

08-10-2013 10:10:22 | More by Budinetz
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HoppySeb

Washington

3.25/5  rDev +17.8%

06-07-2014 16:23:14 | More by HoppySeb
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MaddDogg84

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +17.8%

04-06-2013 01:01:41 | More by MaddDogg84
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user785335

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

12-01-2013 18:03:40 | More by user785335
Budweiser Black Crown from Anheuser-Busch
65 out of 100 based on 789 ratings.