Natural Light | Anheuser-Busch

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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:
#45,686
Reviews:
550
Ratings:
2,147
pDev:
46.15%
Bros Score:
1.36
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
469
Trade:
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Ratings: 2,147 |  Reviews: 550
Photo of ZAP
2.18/5  rDev +29%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

L-Light yellow/gold...good clarity...a lot of carbonation bubbles.

S-Corn....lightly fruity like pears and apples....

T-Fruit notes of pears and apples evident here at first too along with a real sweet corn flavor. Corn flavor lingers on the aftertaste.

F-Highly carbonated..thin body even for the light beer category...

O-Not a huge fan of the fruit notes and the corn is a little sweet as well. Not as terrible as I thought after drinking the first one straight from the bottle but not a top example for this style. Definitely would take Mich Golden Light, Mich Light, and Bud Light over this. Busch Light would probably edge it out as well from this family of beers. Just too thin even for a light beer and the flavor is not my thing. Prefer the nutty notes of Bud Light for sure over this.

Ratings are per style with 3 an average light beer.

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Photo of HotOpinions
1.08/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Not even the ridiculously low price can save this beer from the atrocity that is its taste and especially its horrid smell. This thing just reeks of vomit and regret, and the feel of it is so thin it feels all too much like drinking actual urine. Of course since the price is so low, not THAT much more can be expected, but I think they could still do better than this.

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Photo of Foxman27
2.27/5  rDev +34.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Buffettman2018
1.1/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

The beer for when you need to stay hydrated more than buzzed.

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Photo of BeerMan247
1.31/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of DoctorRobert1969
1.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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

Photo of Beerbuddha
2/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of BeerCon5
2.05/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of GeorgiaBeerMoose
1.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of snapon70
2/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of marc956
2/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

People should be rating this for what it is, not compare it to a double IPA that said it's about what I expected:
Watered down and with no taste or buzz. But if you're drinking a light beer, a good choice given its low price.

ps: Make sure you have it cold.

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Photo of Psquared93
1/5  rDev -40.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Jim67
1.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of chicagoish
2.32/5  rDev +37.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Sak3
1.35/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Look: A very yellow beer that you can see through and oh my, is there carbonation here!
Smell: Not much felt here.
Taste: Some grainy like taste.
Feeling: The carbonation with the look is quite startling and that is about it for the feeling.
Overall: To be honest; I got this beer for free and I can't be all that surprised that it was free. A free drain pour for me, by the way.

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

I remember when it was advertised as "the beer with the taste for food." Quite possibly because it is so bland and tasteless that it won't fight the flavor of whatever else is on the table.

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

Photo of JoeyJellico
1.32/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Justin4498
1.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

Photo of henrycjones4
3.19/5  rDev +88.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Natty Light is no doubt the biggest American college beer out there. Not many people are out there drinking Natty for the purpose of having a great tasting beer. Natural Light serves it's purpose perfectly, as a very, very light beer for parties. It is very affordable and the retro style can in 2017 looks great. It tastes very watery and has a small malt taste with a somewhat fizzy finish. In terms of light lagers, this is my favorite.

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

Photo of sportsnstuff
4.19/5  rDev +147.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of BenHoppy
2.1/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of brewnme
1.46/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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Natural Light from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 1.69 out of 5 with 2,147 ratings