Natural Light | Anheuser-Busch

Natural LightNatural Light
BA SCORE
3.5%
Liked This Beer
1.69 w/ 2,115 ratings
Natural LightNatural 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:
Natural Light is brewed with a blend of premium American and imported hops, and a combination of malt and corn. Its longer brewing process produces a lighter body, fewer calories and an easy-drinking character.

Added by kbub6f on 09-15-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,758
Reviews:
542
Ratings:
2,115
Liked:
74
Avg:
1.69/5
pDev:
46.15%
Alströms:
1.36
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
455
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 2,115 |  Reviews: 542
Photo of Vinman29
3.49/5  rDev +106.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I like this beer a lot more than its Bud Light counterpart. Maybe it's the carbonation, but it also tastes better to me, and costs less. To me the flavor is okay, but there is something cheap about it. So it doesn't have the quality of Bud Light, but I still like the flavor better. The beer is not easily quantifiable to me. It is like a Coors Light if Coors Light tasted much better. But still something is missing from this beer. Plenty of alcohol in this beer for a light beer. I don't love it, but next to a Bud Light or Coors Light in the cooler I'd choose it first. Lite from Miller is a much better option in this category. I want to like Natural Light more, but it doesn't have the X factor. At the same time, it has a lot of haters when it really is not bad, to me. This is the Nissan/7-11 of beers.

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Photo of Mike_Smelly
1/5  rDev -40.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of dwarren1969
1/5  rDev -40.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of CamRun
2.85/5  rDev +68.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of UCLABrewN84
1.8/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 1.25

Photo of tpeters
1.84/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Parmesan
1.19/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

L: Pours a very light yellow, color with a very fizzy white head and no lacing left on the glass.

S: Light notes of corn and toasted grain, actually has little more aroma than expected but that is not necessarily a good
thing.

T: Some soggy corn and toasted grain, honestly tastes like carbonated water

F: Super light body almost like there is nothing there, basically like carbonated water.

O: This is basically alcoholic carbonated water, which if that is your thing go for it, but it's not for me.

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Photo of Beersplosion
1.02/5  rDev -39.6%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of jpsizzls
2.25/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of snowmageddon
1.36/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of choll
3.5/5  rDev +107.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not so bad. It is what it is. I keep going back to it.

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Photo of lupercmda
1.44/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of warpedrevolution
2.75/5  rDev +62.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Spoda1983
1.02/5  rDev -39.6%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
1.03/5  rDev -39.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of huthuty
4.19/5  rDev +147.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured with a thin head and light golden color with tons of carbonation
Smells of cereal with slight hops detectable
Taste is light malt with slight hops, refreshing and bubbly mouthfeel
The lone exemplary culmination of industrial beers

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Photo of NickFry9
1/5  rDev -40.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Tripel_Threat
2.58/5  rDev +52.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Drank this one right from the can at an what I guess can be called an after-party, after sampling some fine, fine ales at a beer expo. A little pizza and a cold one of these pressed into my palms made for an enjoyable hour. Aroma was sweet corn adjuncts and grain, and that's pretty much the flavor. Slightly watery, this one isn't going to be winning awards, but it does what it does.

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Photo of Jlabs
1.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of IBUBrew
1.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of caburdette51
1/5  rDev -40.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of GatorB
1.51/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of laxbro4112
2.26/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 5

Honestly it is what it is. This is a very cheap college beer and it does fairly well at it. The taste, look, and smell are all horrible and it drinks more like carbonated water, but for college drinking its perfect. I understand the hate, especially on a website like this, but I feel like most people rate it compared to something much better and in a different tax bracket. So drink it for what it is, easy drinking light beer to get drunk off of.

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Photo of robebo44
1.99/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of Schlitz74
1/5  rDev -40.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This is overly carbonated and watery and is the worst light beer I have tried. I wanted almost 43 yrs. to try this and have not missed anything. There is nothing good here.

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Natural Light from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 3.5% out of 100 with 2,115 ratings
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