Lucky Buddha Enlightened Beer | The Lucky Drink Company

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64
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660 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
660
Reviews:
187
Avg:
2.68
pDev:
25.75%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
252
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 660 |  Reviews: 187
Photo of GlennWB
2.86/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Roberto11232
2.16/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

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

Photo of MeanMotaScootah
3.3/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I just love this bottle - if you're gonna drink a lager why not go for this? I mean come on it comes in a green buddah shaped bottle for crying out loud. As far as taste goes it's a fairly straight forward lager. Nothing to write home about. I am not so sure it's a true a "pale euro lager" on par with a Stella but it's definitely better than any of the standard American "adjunct lagers" for sure.

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Photo of JaxBen_20J
3.71/5  rDev +38.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Isaacknows
5/5  rDev +86.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Make sure to rub it's belly, it's good beer, highly suggest you try it. I like the bottle.

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Photo of HawkinsNOC
2.58/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Bustersuess
2.52/5  rDev -6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of q33jeff
1.61/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

"1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
samsmith33 (733) - - APR 17, 2015
I bought a 6pack for the really cool bottle, and the good luck, though they should probably sell them in 7packs for good luck , don’t ya think. This is my 3rd over the course of a week, and I didnt bother pouring this one into a glass. That tells you about all you need to know. A full step better than budweiser, but not much else. It’s cold beer. Enjoyable enough for the good luck."

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Photo of beertraveler08
3.16/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dentist666
3.3/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

4.7% ABV. Brewed with rice.
Poured into lager glass.
Clear light golden with decent white head, moderate retention, some laces.
Smell - grainy, slightly corny, rice, a bit papery.
Taste - clean malty, rather sweet, adjuncts, queer hues.
Light & crisp.

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Photo of mooseo
2.13/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of captaincoffee
3.05/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not sure why this is listed as "Australia" since both the bottle and the website state it is brewed and bottle in China.
Pours crystal clear pale gold with a short head that disappeared fast and left nothing. Nose is grainy and slightly sweet...actually decent for an EPL but no real hops noticed. Flavor is...hurray, it's not skunked. Basically a crisp euro lager..a bit of hay and Apple as some others have said. Not much there, although I'm not waiting for it to warm to room temp to see what else emerges. Mouthfeel is on the watery side. Hi overall, not a bad EPL choice with a pizza.

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Photo of BigRizz62
2.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Just horrible

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Photo of EOC
2.74/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Carlton1964
2.65/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Poured a nice light amber, with about an inch of light foam. Smell was like that of a mass produced beer from an area that caters to steelworkers....and the taste matched the aroma. This is not a negative if that's your thing...fact is though....this is nothing special is a VERY special bottle.
I've spend many weekends in central PA in my daughters college soccer days trying local brews I spotted in my travels...Lucky Buddha would be right at home in the Keystone State.

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Photo of CraigP83
2.27/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Incredibly clear. Like looking through a yellow tinted window. Smells slightly skunked until you get your nose in there, a little metallic similar to a Heineken. Taste isn't special

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Photo of RBorsato
3.31/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Demi
2.2/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of dradair
1.46/5  rDev -45.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of HabaJohn
3.42/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
2.59/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Cold_1
2.43/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Foyle
2.47/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Poured from 11.2 oz bottle into pilsner glass. Appearance: pours a 1" white head that drops moderately with some light lacing. Color is somewhat cloudy light gold with moderate streaming carbonation. Aroma: yeasty white bread, a bit of grassy hops. Mouthfeel: light and watery, with a damp finish. Flavor: mild barley sweetness, a bit of paperiness, some grassy hops, and sour tang that borders on the edge of unpleasant. Overall: ok, but just not much going on here. The body is light and flavor profile is as well.

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Photo of HiWire
2.75/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pours a clear yellow with 1 finger head. Smells very malty. Tastes very watered down with a malty finish. Okay carbonation, okay lacing. Cool bottle design. Wouldn't buy again.

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Lucky Buddha Enlightened Beer from The Lucky Drink Company
2.68 out of 5 based on 660 ratings.
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