Busch Light | Anheuser-Busch

BA SCORE
50
awful
1,579 Ratings
THE BROS
41
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Busch and Busch Light are both brewed with a blend of premium American-grown and imported hops and a combination of malt and corn to provide a pleasant balanced flavor. Additionally, Busch Light undergoes a longer brewing process that produces a lighter body and fewer calories.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-28-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,579
Reviews:
398
Avg:
1.96
pDev:
36.73%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
278
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Jlabs
1.32/5  rDev -32.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Photo of BuckyNBeer
2.39/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Stinkypuss
1.8/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Pours a shade towards gold but nearly clear. Smells faintly of grains, really faint.
The flavor has very little malt, corn, and rice combining for a subpar drinking experience. Faint stewed hop flavor, corn, generic sweetness, with a very slight tang and bitterness from the hops.
Light, watery body with fizzy carbonation that does well to mask some of the flavor.
Overall, this is just more working man's cheap beer. Not very good at all.

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Photo of caburdette51
1/5  rDev -49%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of jkblr
1.99/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12oz can BB 7/4/17 poured into a vintage Busch glass at fridge temp 4.1% ABV. The beer is bright and gold in color. The white head is very short lived and there is no lacing. There is very little aroma, just some faint grain and sweetness. Taste is limited as well. Seriously, I can't pinpoint a stand alone flavor. Mouthfeel is thin with sharp carbonation and a slightly oily finish that stops this from finishing dry. Overall, ok, if you're looking for lawn mower beer. I prefer AAL that have no advertising budget hoping just a few more dollars get spent on quality ingredients.

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Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
2.66/5  rDev +35.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of daliandragon
2.27/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

I have been on a macro kick and this one has fond memories from two plus decades ago. I have a close buddy I used to drink this with and he still swears by it.

Looks like super pale ginger ale,, but comparatively flat. Almost no nose, ever for light beer. Delivers muted malt and a whiff of hops. It is quaff-able and very cheap. Sometimes you can go home. You want to pound, it's not too bad.

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Photo of SaisonRichBiere
1.25/5  rDev -36.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of 94rocker1
3.1/5  rDev +58.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of chriswjr
1.6/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of jeffreyhill021
1.82/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of ThugNicka
5/5  rDev +155.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

dis ber is sweg as hack

it good

beer flavor

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Photo of LWagoner
2.83/5  rDev +44.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nater919
1.04/5  rDev -46.9%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Photo of BeerBeast
2.32/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of CobraDC23
1/5  rDev -49%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Timc32
2/5  rDev +2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Urk1127
1.44/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of MikeyTomorrow
1.02/5  rDev -48%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of cliff1066
1.94/5  rDev -1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of lombs
1.93/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of nickapvikes
1.62/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of HopHunter19
1.93/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A - total piss color - clear straw with no head
S - grain, corn, bread, very light american earthy hops
T - same as smell, but slight bump for it going down like water
M - light light light, no alcohol to speak of, aftertaste is light grain
O - carbonated water. Exactly what is needed for.college beer pong.

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Photo of ahommell
1.39/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Fabulous
2.74/5  rDev +39.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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Busch Light from Anheuser-Busch
1.96 out of 5 based on 1,579 ratings.
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