Bud Light | Anheuser-Busch

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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

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Ratings:
5,911
Reviews:
1,445
Avg:
1.93
pDev:
36.79%
 
 
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look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Poured from a 12oz can into a Sam Adams perfect pint.

This beer pours out an extra pale golden color with huge amounts of visible carbonation and a large, fluffy white head that drops quickly. Smells like dad's beer from when I was a kid. Tastes like water, with just the smallest hint of bready malt and corn. It gets a two for not tasting BAD, it just doesn't taste like much at all. The mouthfeel is highly carbonated and very thin, and the drinkability is really not that good. For a beer that markets itself on drinkability, there's plenty of pale ales and IPAs that I can crush faster. Probably because they actually taste good, so I want to drink them. It's Bud Light. Really, what did you expect? Oh yeah. For the love of God, don't let it warm up. Please.

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I prefer to drink my bud light straight from the can. You've gotta make sure that the beer is nice and cold. If you let it sit too long in the hot sun, you might as well be drinkin piss.

Appearance – Light gold with a frothy head that disappears after a few minutes. Value those minutes.

Smell – Crisp, light and cool.

Taste – Cool refreshing dank and watery.

Mouthfeel – Easy to go down, cool and bubbly.

Overall – Its a bud light.

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Bud Light from Anheuser-Busch
1.93 out of 5 based on 5,911 ratings.
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