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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:
#44,886
Reviews:
547
Ratings:
2,132
pDev:
46.75%
Bros Score:
1.36
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
465
Trade:
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Ratings: 2,132 |  Reviews: 547
Photo of h0wdy
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

Photo of Jasondue
1.9/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of SomeFratGuy
1.24/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

One of the worst tasting beer. Very light scent of malt, very light taste with some carbonation. No character at all

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Photo of Spencer96
1.89/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of Mikexw
1.9/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of billydrinksbeer
5/5  rDev +195.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Probably one of my all time favorite beers. Light but also heavy and it has a lot of flavors but its not complex. No lacing, but left froth on the glass as I sipped. Drank side by side with a heady topper and couldnt tell the difference. Thanks John, traded a couple toppling goliath bombers for this. and it was worth it!

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Photo of DubsIsNeat
4.18/5  rDev +147.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Overall a very drinkable beer. Rarely found on tap, great value and good beer to hydrate. Also useful for feeling out how judgemental a guest Is about beer selection.

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

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

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Natural Light from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 1.69 out of 5 with 2,132 ratings
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