Anheuser World Lager (World Select) | Anheuser-Busch

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71
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132 Ratings
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Anheuser World Lager (World Select)Anheuser World Lager (World Select)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch
Missouri, United States
anheuser-busch.com

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 06-05-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
132
Reviews:
115
Avg:
2.87
pDev:
20.91%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
2
For Trade:
0
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Photo of jzlyo
3.43/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A little bit more malts and hops than their regular offerrings; otherwise it was still a fairly generic pale lager at inflated prices. Drinkable but the price is telling why its no longer made.

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Photo of Superbohl4
2.32/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of misternebbie
1.72/5  rDev -40.1%

Photo of priwen
3.25/5  rDev +13.2%

Photo of Hendrick24
2.25/5  rDev -21.6%

Photo of rorjets
3/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of jaydoc
2.75/5  rDev -4.2%

Photo of ejimhof
2.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of Noelito76
3.25/5  rDev +13.2%

Photo of matjack85
3.25/5  rDev +13.2%

Photo of Damian74
3/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of ralphw56
3/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of t0rin0
3/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of rydev24
3/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of dandmc24
2.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of Burt
3/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of ROGUE16
3/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of nickd717
2.11/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Review dated 12/19/2008 from 12oz bottle.

Looks like Bud - pale yellow with a fizzy white head. Mild hops and malt on the aroma with adjunk. This is the best their top brewmasters could come up with? It is BARELY better than Budweiser. Watery and ricey. Faint grassy hops. Carbonated yet weak mouthfeel. Wow, A-B is bad. I am really happy they are Belgium's problem now.

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Photo of Thorpe429
2.51/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Reviewed from notes.

Pours a clear golden with a thin white head and little lacing. Nose brings forth some grain and a bit of some Czech/German hops. Taste is about the same, with a bit of grain but mostly just faint hops and some carbonation. Light feel with a good amount of carbonation to carry what little flavor there is. Drinks okay, but probably has a bit too much carbonation and not much real flavor.

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Photo of MTNboy
3.32/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I know this beer is retired but I tested at the brewery before it was out and still had my notes. I know it is going back a minute but hey I never even noticed it was on BA before.They told us it was supposed to resemble a Dutch brand that will remain nameless. It had a good finger and a half of head sitting in the clear plastic sampling cup they gave us. Alright lace and body carbonation. The body was brass/gold color. The aroma did smell like a mass produced Euro lager with some tones of grass and malt. There was bit of bitterness to the flavor but was primarily malty. Thin feel and overall drinkability was pretty good.

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Photo of nick76
2.06/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A bitter beer that is more astringent than flavorful. Not too much in the way of sweet malt to balance it out either (rather dry). I think calling this beer world select is a little humorous unless you are comparing it to Bud Light. The aroma is somewhat malty with a strange hop character. The mouthfeel is thin. Pass.

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Photo of kinger
2.28/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Been looking for this one for a while now so when I came across one I quickly grabbed it. Deep dark ruby pour with a thick tan head and some nice lacing. The aroma is very malty with a good sweetness to it. Great smokey flavor with a nice roasted quality. Licorice, coffee, and a touch of chocolate complete a tasty brew. Mouthfeel could be a touch thicker but it works. Overall a good porter.

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Photo of KI9A
2.85/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured golden pale yellow from a bottle. Smelled decent, but nothing special..much less skunky than similiar imports ( Heinie).

Lots of carbonation, taste of light hops, no fruits, nothing really special.

Finishes clean, this is what Budweiser should be. Not over bearing. Not real bitter. But, a better flavor than run-of-the-mill macros.

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Photo of harpus
2/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of jp32
2.04/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Cheers on attempting to cash in on the green-bottle, european import, high class appearance niche! This beer, to me, seems to be nothing more than another marketing scam infecting the truth of what otherwise is an outstanding growth of the American craft beer industry.

If youve had more than 40 or 50 beers, the descriptions are probably fairly predictable: Pours a fizzy golden/yellow color with nearly no head retention. The aroma is a bit sweet, a bit adjuncty, and just maybe you could pick out some hops (good luck). Taste follows suit, as its just a hair better than most other a-b products. . . but you also run the risk of getting a skunked one, as someont had the brilliant idea of bringing out everybodys favorite green bottles. They really put their guns in on this one to compete with the heinekens and grolschs.

My guess is we wont see this one in stores much longer than another few months, if at all.

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2.87 out of 5 based on 132 ratings.
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