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Lucky Buddha Enlightened Beer | The Lucky Drink Company

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Lucky Buddha Enlightened BeerLucky Buddha Enlightened Beer
BA SCORE
2.68/5
Poor
678 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:
#44,763
Reviews:
192
Ratings:
678
pDev:
25.75%
Bros Score:
3
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
261
Trade:
0
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Photo of thatoneguymike
3.25/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Lahoi
2.31/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

A very cool bottle, but wasted on a very below average beer. I fully intended on liking this beer based on the bottle alone, but alas, I could not. It's sort of like a bad Rolling Rock. It smelled skunky. Maybe that's normal, or maybe it's because of the green bottle that lets in too much light. It didn't taste all that skunky, though, so that's a plus! This is just a typical AAL in a superb package, which is why my overall score is a 4.0.

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Photo of KristaRph
3.27/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BEER88
2.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of UniversalIPA_69
3.32/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of carrollmel7
2.73/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of dba103
3.1/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ultimate
2.91/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of LisaEisMe
1.66/5  rDev -38.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of 101stJay
2.81/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Handsome_James
2.28/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of MidwestBA
2.9/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Napkin_Pope
3.14/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Smooth start, malty finish, but slightly skunky smell.

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Photo of importedfromdet
3.48/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Looks nicely carbonated, lighter. Small head. Awesome bottle.

Smells of a regular macro lager. Sweet notes.

Taste is very basic, of a macro lager but crisp. Mostly of grain. Very basic, but ends smooth.

Mouthfeel is pretty good. Smooth all the way thru.

Overall it is a simple bill, but very drinkable. A step up above typical American macros. If looking for something smooth, non-offensive, this fits the bill.

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Photo of Raime
2.1/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Free bottle from my local craft shop. Not expecting much but who knows.

Look - Pours crystal clear yellow with a finger of bone white head that leaves quicker than it showed up. Carbonation appears nearly dead. Lacing isn't even a factor.

Smell - This is the most skunked thing I have ever put up to my nose. There is nothing else to mention in this department.

Taste - More skunk. Bit of white bread. Even more skunk.

Feel - Medium bodied with zero carbonation. Swallows like water and thankfully drops the skunk.

Overall - Not much to say. Another generic green bottled euro lager.

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Photo of hermit990
2.27/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of donkeyrunner
2.52/5  rDev -6%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

The five is for the rad bottle. Best part of this beer. Otherwise just a watery lager. Smells like your typical green bootle Heineken or moose head or what have you but hardly has any flavor. Maybe if wet is a flavor. It is wet.

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Photo of ZombiesAteMyDog
3/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of yeastofmyworries
2.07/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of eaglesont
2.89/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

dat bottle doe....

I could always use a little enlightenment to make up for my poor life choices. So when the opportunity to try this "enlightened beer" came around I didn't want to miss my chance.

First impressions are, great bottle, and I am going to save that one. Once opened, I poured into a cold glass. Basic white froth, aroma light and sweet if any. Light yellow color, straw I guess you could say. Taste is sweet, notes of honey, but finishes pretty poorly. No really malt presences. Mouthfeel is silky, lingering finish.

Over all it is what it is. A Chinese made beer for the masses. Points for bottle creativity, points subtracted for lacking enlightenment.

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Photo of LJWalker
3/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of TBCE
2.96/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Tastes similar to Heineken.

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Photo of Sandlin73
1.9/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Brittian
2.91/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of torwart94
3.46/5  rDev +29.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Lucky Buddha Enlightened Beer from The Lucky Drink Company
Beer rating: 2.68 out of 5 with 678 ratings
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