Bud Light | Anheuser-Busch

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6,006 Ratings
Bud LightBud Light
BEER INFO

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

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Bud Light is brewed using a blend of premium aroma hop varieties, both American-grown and imported, and a combination of barley malts and rice. Its superior drinkability and refreshing flavor makes it the world’s favorite light beer.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-22-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#45,350
Reviews:
1,459
Ratings:
6,006
pDev:
38.17%
Bros Score:
1.66
 
 
Wants:
64
Gots:
1,571
Trade:
1
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1/5  rDev -46.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Bryan_Justin7072
1.9/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.5

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1.44/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 4 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Frankmus1
1.75/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of TheIPAHunter
1.44/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of LukeSkybocker
1/5  rDev -46.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This beer takes like the tears I cried when my brother died. If you drink this beer, who hurt you?

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1.7/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 1 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of brett32768
5/5  rDev +168.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is the best beer. It is the number one beer in America for a reason. Blows away the competition. If a beer was near perfect this is the beer.

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1.42/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Chris36
1/5  rDev -46.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of DrinkAaronDrink
2.48/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Much better and less carbonated in the can than in a bottle. Much like chicken fingers this product is better when you're prepared to have more than one.

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1/5  rDev -46.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Jim67
1.38/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of ChrisCage
2.69/5  rDev +44.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Never thought I'd review this one but after a tip from a customer of a 15 pack, what the heck! I promise I wont do the "trendy" thing and automatically slam it :)

A- This one pours a super clear light golden color and reminds me of Chardonnay wine. The head is snow white in color and is rather fizzy....settling very fast into nothingness. Carbonation isn't as aggressive as I would have assumed and the lacing is non existent....a very non-impressive looking lager but I wasn't expecting anything great either.

S- I am getting aromas of white rice (which is in the recipe), boiled corn, something sweet that I can't quite put my finger on, Diacetyl esters that remind me of microwave buttered popcorn, some grainy grassy notes and perhaps other assorted adjuncts. Muted presence of barley malt and a finish that is very light, inoffensive and of hop extract. I've definitely smelled worse beer.

T- Surprisingly, this one doesn't have a bad flavor for what it is! Light toasted corn, cleansing rice, muted sweet barley malt, buttery notes that do leave a funny taste on the palate, dry grassy notes and a finish that is clean and refreshing....the weird buttery flavor does linger on the palate but is balanced somewhat by very slight hop bitterness.

M/O- Light bodied, cleansing, clean overall and nothing that I find bad for the style....honest! This is probably one of the better light beers on the market and I would actually drink this again based on what I've had tonight! Would make a great hot weather kind of beer and I find the drinkability actually quite high. Is it a great beer?.....not by a long shot but I think it really does deserve better than what the masses on here have deemed it to be!

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2.3/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Keeling
2.5/5  rDev +34.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of SebastianMandeville
1/5  rDev -46.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Absolutely disgusting. Do yourself a favor and don't drink this mess.

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3.38/5  rDev +81.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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1.84/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

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1.03/5  rDev -44.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Photo of Vixie
1.8/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Very light yellow colored beer. The white head forms quickly, and doesn't stay around very long.

The smell is a bit sweet, there's corn and a bit if a funky smell I can't quite identify.

Cloyingly sweet, reminds me of a lemon lime soda. No hops or any level of complexity whatever.

Basically feel like carbonated water going down.

The very definition of an alcohol delivery device. Just very very bland, tastes nothing like actual beer. Maybe the fact it tastes like a soda rather than a beer makes it so popular, But trying it at least makes me appreciate how good other beers really are.

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1.67/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

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2.17/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Very basic beer

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1.37/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

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1.26/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

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Bud Light from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 1.86 out of 5 with 6,006 ratings
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