Natural Light | Anheuser-Busch

BA SCORE
47
awful
2,099 Ratings
THE BROS
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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
Ratings:
2,099
Reviews:
539
Avg:
1.82
pDev:
43.41%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
431
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 2,099 |  Reviews: 539
Photo of Tripel_Threat
2.58/5  rDev +41.8%
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 -13.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of IBUBrew
1.5/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of caburdette51
1/5  rDev -45.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of GatorB
1.51/5  rDev -17%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of laxbro4112
2.26/5  rDev +24.2%
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 +9.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of Schlitz74
1/5  rDev -45.1%
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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Photo of 94rocker1
3.8/5  rDev +108.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chriswjr
1.68/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of jeffreyhill021
2.03/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of NattyLightBossBoy
5/5  rDev +174.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I have been drinking Natural Light for years now, and I can honestly say it has zero flaws. With its foamy pour and its golden color, it is the most aesthetically pleasing beer on the market. The smell of a freshly opened can of Natural Light is indescribable. The only way to describe it is with an alternate example. Imagine coming home and smelling cookies in the oven..you immediately have an appetite. The same is true with Natural Light; once you smell it, you immediately wish to indulge. When sipped cold, the taste is initially sparkly and grainy, although there is no way to go on describing a perfect flavor. The same is true with a lukewarm Natty (the beer's "nickname", most commonly used by young people but also fun to say as an experienced Natural Light advocate), although I personally prefer it cold, as I do with any fine brew. As for feel, I hesitated before giving it a 5, because I've seen people belch after a hard gulp of Natural Light, but I've also seen people complain about the feel a filet mignon or a lobster tail, and personally I find the feel of Natty to be nothing less than perfect. Overall, Natural Light is my personal favorite brew of any gravity...I would recommend it to all. 5 out of 5!

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Photo of LWagoner
2.39/5  rDev +31.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of nater919
1/5  rDev -45.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Timc32
1.5/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of BrewNoob1
1.59/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of LAp
1.25/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of akolb
1.44/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1

Photo of AVbrewski
1.76/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

So watery, its the perfect thirst quencher. Lacking any real taste, best served ice cold. The cheapest beer, but worth the price in bulk. Can drink these all day and not get filled up.

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Photo of potownbill
1.46/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of maccane
1/5  rDev -45.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of wejohnsn
3/5  rDev +64.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Waveoff
1.64/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of samlubman
1.29/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 1

Photo of AxelnAngel
1/5  rDev -45.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Tastes like dirty sink water.

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Natural Light from Anheuser-Busch
1.82 out of 5 based on 2,099 ratings.
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