Bud Light | Anheuser-Busch

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48
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5,870 Ratings
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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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,870
Reviews:
1,441
Avg:
1.93
pDev:
36.79%
 
 
Wants:
63
Gots:
1,479
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 5,870 |  Reviews: 1,441
Photo of Jjmj51
2.49/5  rDev +29%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of andrewh995
1.61/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

Pours a straw yellow with a small white head. Smells of bready malts. Tastes very watery and of sweet bready malts, and maybe some bitterness but no hops. Light in body and medium in carbonation. Overall it's pretty tasteless. Nothing good about this, but it's not disgusting.

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Photo of DFrisselll
3/5  rDev +55.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A staple for the lake, pool, backyard BBQ and softball fields. I am somewhat surprised by the low score. I agree it is not the best or even second best beer in the world but it is drinkable and built for the above mentioned occasions as well as many others. Low in calories and ABV it is a beer both moms and dads will drink.

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Photo of frykid
1.71/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

had this one many times - it is ok when looking to quench the thirst, however, this beer is lacking in a distinguishable taste....aromas also lacking...ok for a hot summer day when nothing else is around

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Photo of mwvman
1.75/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of baldy00
1.5/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Spoda1983
1.61/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of jebrew
1.79/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of sunsjammer
2.14/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

drink before Oct 2017

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Photo of Patriciag90
2/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of BearBrewing
1.73/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

I have always kind of liked Bud Light because it tastes like those flavorless rice cakes my mom used to pack in my lunch. I will says it is extremely consistent and I always know what I'm getting whenever I have it. Besides those redeeming qualities, this beer is horrible compared to everything else on the market and is probably not even a top 5 AAL.

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1.87/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of ChipChaight
2.25/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of choll
1.5/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Not going to be a regular buyer of Bud Light. There are much better options out there in the macro light category. Miller lite has so far been the best I've tried imo.

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Photo of Sir_Ranupichek
4.21/5  rDev +118.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Call me an alcoholic and all what you will but look folks... name me a better beer that you would stuff your book bag with when your going fishing for a few hours. This beer will give you the taste of beer without feeling like your stomach is full. This beer is low on calories so you will look great and guess what. I haven't met a girl that won't drink a cold bud light. There's plenty of young GOOD LOOKING girls that will drink this but not an IPA. Don't get me wrong I love all beer but this should be higher rated hands down. Number one selling beer in the world and for good reason. I'll cheers everyone to this bud light.

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Photo of Thewill450
1.2/5  rDev -37.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Nat1975
1.25/5  rDev -35.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of heddar33
1/5  rDev -48.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Lone_Freighter
1.08/5  rDev -44%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Piss on this brewery! They're jealous fucks that couldn't brew a beer to save their lives.

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Photo of Riff
1.39/5  rDev -28%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.25

So pours a super clear very light yellow with about a finger of white head that fizzes away pretty quickly. Smells, well very faint smell and what is there is kinda like a sewer backup, I'm not looking forwards to this. Sweet is about the only flavor this thing has. Subsequent tastes have my tastebuds begging for mercy, this stuff is just not good.

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Photo of djs11
2.63/5  rDev +36.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Theringofgyges
2.6/5  rDev +34.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of TheoriginalSA
2.75/5  rDev +42.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of GulDukat88
2.39/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Julian_Hayden
2.24/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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Bud Light from Anheuser-Busch
1.93 out of 5 based on 5,870 ratings.
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