Busch Light | Anheuser-Busch

Busch LightBusch Light
BA SCORE
1.84/5
1,599 Ratings
Busch LightBusch Light
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
Ranking:
#44,127
Reviews:
404
Ratings:
1,599
pDev:
38.59%
Bros Score:
1.59
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
301
Trade:
0
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2.65/5  rDev +44%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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2.44/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

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2/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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2.33/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Holderness
2.05/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

L -- Drank out of 12oz can
S -- mild corn, grains
T -- corn, carbonated water
F -- fairly robust for a light lager, but still has that watery finish
O -- meh

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1/5  rDev -45.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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5/5  rDev +171.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Beer. With no capital letters. It won't change get your life, but it can sure he'll augment your life. It has taste, people. And it may even have a soul.

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Photo of moodyxc9
2.08/5  rDev +13%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

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1.51/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Jamnt0ast
3.83/5  rDev +108.2%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I don't care what people say. Busch light is the king of light beer. It's light beer. You don't pay a premium for it, so buy the best that is bargain priced. It also happens to have more flavor than its big brother Bud Light. A great beer for watching the game or having some hot dogs in the back yard. A+ for the style.

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1.12/5  rDev -39.1%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of matthewlikesbeer
3.67/5  rDev +99.5%
look: 1 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Busch. I used to despise light beers (but I became a heavy drinker in time). I really love a good beer, but you just can't drink them all day without passing out (which might be a good thing, at home on the couch). I wouldn't normally be attracted to the bottom end of light beers, like Natty and Keystone, but Busch is respectable. I like the mountains on the can. Busch is pretty hard to drink though, it's too thick and you'll gag, so I opted for Busch Light instead of Miller Lite (which has some malt character) and saved some pennies and got more cans (instead of bottles). The new BL is in town, and it's a lot better than the old one. Light body, inoffensive flavor, smells like booze, bubbly, and definitely drink one cold!

Hmm, I thought I bought the light version and it's actually the regular one. And that's fine with me!

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1.75/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

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2.21/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2

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1.3/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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2.6/5  rDev +41.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 5

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2.45/5  rDev +33.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

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1.42/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Best by or Canned Date, 31 Aug, 2012. Today's date Aug 12, 2016.

Serving Can

Take every beer you've ever sampled, sober or buzzed, and it smells like their feet. The police (wife) seems to think it's hilarious to have a nose full of this ass.

The odor has penetrated the sober people. They are running for their lives. I have been designated responsible for the well being of anyone able to comprehend this.

The fortification is getting crucified. There are just too many of them. We will shortly be overrun by an existence responsible for nose boogers. The boogers invade the finger, then, soon the brain.

DON'T be a booger Busch!

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1.4/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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2.25/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

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1.67/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

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2.83/5  rDev +53.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

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1.25/5  rDev -32.1%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

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1.9/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

I wasn't meaning to try this as I don't drink Light beers. Pours like any other very light colored straw without much of a head. Smells a little like its cousin beer Budweiser though I'm not great at fragrance. Taste is lacking to say the least, I couldn't really discern much from a sourness. The feel was awkward as it felt like a carbonated water I've had form Mexico called Topo Chico, I couldn't get past it and the experience wasn't enjoyable.

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Busch Light from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 1.84 out of 5 with 1,599 ratings
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