Lucky Buddha Enlightened Beer | The Lucky Drink Company

Lucky Buddha Enlightened BeerLucky Buddha Enlightened Beer
BA SCORE
2.67/5
675 Ratings
Lucky Buddha Enlightened BeerLucky Buddha Enlightened Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Lucky Drink Company
Australia
luckydrinkco.com

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by DogFood11 on 04-06-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,015
Reviews:
191
Ratings:
675
pDev:
25.84%
Bros Score:
3
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
258
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 675 |  Reviews: 191
Photo of Corson
2.25/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Pro_Magnon
2.9/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of corywalston
4.13/5  rDev +54.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Photo of Mysticmage
2.66/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Pours very clear. smells off as other suggest. typical beer taste. Nothing special here other than the very unique bottle for sure. Could see this one popular with the College crowd ;-)

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Photo of travelguy
3.25/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mattjp03
2.02/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of KennyDerenbecker
1.93/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of StormAles
2.84/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bigred89
2.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of VeganUndead
2.92/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Slight skunk on the nose, but honestly not as bad as I thought it was going to be. Acceptable for a lawnmower beer I reckon, but the bottle is still the best thing about this

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Photo of LiquidAmber
2.51/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Poured from a green buddha shaped bottle. You know from the bottle color what this is going to smell like and the skunk bursts from the bottle on opening, big time. Pours a light to medium golden amber with aone finger white head with good retention and nice lacing. Aroma is somewhat sour grainy malt and skunk. There are hints of light adjunct malt in there, but they are nearly masked. Flavor is better, typical international adjunct lager mild, sweet malt with a hint of grassy hops, very attenuated, light flavor that is actually better in the finish, where light adjunct malt is present into a slightly tart, ligthly grassy hop conclusion. Medium bodied with slight creaminess. Well the bottle is inviting and makes me want to like this despite all, but sadly, this is a really poorly made beer. The flavor is lighter and less interesting than any adjunct lager I've ever had. It is actually puzzling how this could be so skunked when the hops are as light as they are (isn't it an interaction of the hops with light?). Adjunct lagers are designed to be innocuous and harmless and this one is that, but very forgettable.

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Photo of powdersoldier
3.5/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ltdsaint
2.78/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Jjmj51
3.13/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ScaryEd
1.86/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 1.75

Purchased because the bottle is lit as fuck.

Pours a relatively clear straw color with a hefty effervescent white head. Has minimal retention and lacing.

The aroma is skunky and metallic, with a hint of sweet corn.

The taste is basically carbonated water with cornbread soaking at the bottom. Not pleasant.

The feel is about right for the style. Lighter in body with lively carbonation. Crisp.

Overall, I guess this is OK if you absolutely have to have a beer on a sweltering hot day. But there are far better, cheaper options out there. This one is definitely not worth your time. Even for the bottle.

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Photo of IronLover
3.57/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Dark yellow in color with very good clarity. Poured with a short, soapy white foam with low retention. Light pear and green apple aromas with vinous notes. No malt or hop aromas. Medium light bodies with medium light, slightly acidic , carbonation. No creaminess or warmth. Light, stale bready malt flavors followed by fruity apple and vinous notes. No hop flavors. Medium light hop bitterness. Finished with stale bread notes along with pear and apple flavors that hinder the drinkability a bit. The cool green Buddha bottle is the only thing that differentiates this from the average Euro Lager.

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Photo of josanguapo
1.68/5  rDev -37.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

From Saveur Biere. In Teku glass. At dinner, with leftovers of paella rice with squids from this lunch + chicken steaks. Sweet, corny, watery and bland. Some grass, lemon and even diacetyl. The bottle is the only thing special here, and even that is crappy

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Photo of LukeW_
4.06/5  rDev +52.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RHVC59
3.5/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerSexLove
2.35/5  rDev -12%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

I wanted to love this beer because the bottle is beautiful, unfortunately it doesn't offer more than most of the generic ones. I wouldn't not drink it again but I wouldn't make an effort to purchase it. I kept the bottles and they look lovely displayed in a window - not a total loss.

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Photo of ArizonaBeerBear
1.41/5  rDev -47.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Read the other reviews, the only reason to buy this beer is for the cool bottle. Much like Budweiser, with a little more carbonation. Kool-Aid beer. Maybe on a hot day if nothing else is available.

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Photo of monkist
4.01/5  rDev +50.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Atg1095
3.2/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bird_soul
2.84/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of NomadDawg
3.5/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Beer rating: 2.67 out of 5 with 675 ratings
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