Natural Light | Anheuser-Busch

BA SCORE
47
awful
2,106 Ratings
THE BROS
37
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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:
2,106
Reviews:
540
Avg:
1.83
pDev:
43.17%
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
445
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 2,106 |  Reviews: 540
Photo of armiakhe
2.42/5  rDev +32.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Overall I did not care for this beer very much. It had a very skunky smell when i opened the can and the taste was a little like watered down. It might have been because it was a light instead of normal but I still did not care for it. The overall mouth feel was not very great either which is why i only gave it a 2 out of 5.

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Photo of calcnerd
2/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of DrBass
1.75/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of dcbeers
2.25/5  rDev +23%

Photo of J_Dub
1/5  rDev -45.4%

Photo of Volsdawg10
3/5  rDev +63.9%

Photo of TheNightwatchman
1.5/5  rDev -18%

Photo of ericdupont
1/5  rDev -45.4%

Photo of Joegregory72
1.5/5  rDev -18%

Photo of keeganfrank
1.59/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Despite the fact that everybody I knew in college drank this stuff by the gallon, this is only the second time I've had a Natty Light. It barely even looks like a beer-reminds me more of water from a rusty pipe, only with tons of carbonation. Smells of sugar and vegetables and tastes about the same, with the addition of a faint metallic aftertaste. Very, very thin body.

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Photo of kylehay2004
1.5/5  rDev -18%

Photo of NicoleL
1.5/5  rDev -18%

Photo of Juno_Malone
1.5/5  rDev -18%

Photo of Hophead420
1.5/5  rDev -18%

Photo of meschick
2/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of TomG2751
1.5/5  rDev -18%

Photo of ManMoosePig
1.25/5  rDev -31.7%

Photo of Arsenal0328
2/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of ShawneeIrish
1.75/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of GossageBrewery
1.03/5  rDev -43.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Why Not, I have not reviewed it- I heard great things from this one from the STCWB. Poured this 22 ounce can into a pint glass. This Light Lager poured a pale yellow color, produced an ultra thin white head, and featured piss poor retention. The aroma consisted of cereal grain and cooked veggies. Light in body, a foundation of thin malted grain, and a small dose of hops. Bottom line....this is Barely Beer.

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Photo of Herky21
1.25/5  rDev -31.7%

Photo of fmccormi
1.77/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Straight pour from a 12oz can to my nice Duvel Single tulip (roughly 33cl); born-on date of March 5, 2013 printed in black ink on the underside of the can (“05MAR13 BE06”). So, a little over a month old. Four and a half weeks, we’ll say—reasonably fresh.

Appearance (2.25): Pretty good head on this, yielding a good three fingers of crackly, bone-white foam composed of very fine and a few gurgling, fat bubbles. Not great retention—bubbles down at an okay rate, but it leaves essentially no lacing and very little on the surface. The body, meanwhile, is very, very pale, yellow-ish, and crystal-clear. Below average-looking body, above average-looking head. Retention is mediocre at best.

Smell (2.0): Some lightly sweet, cooked corn and sugar cookie scent, and just the slightest little bit of vegetal bitterness, like a faint, herbal snap closing things out. Pretty, y’know. Underwhelming, even for the style.

Taste (1.5): There’s . . . something. Somewhere in there, there’s a flavor. It’s like the water left in a pan of green beans at the high school cafeteria. But there’s a very, very low-level sweetness underneath, again something like a sugar cookie, but dissipated to to like 5 ppm. Afterwards, it leaves a vaguely vegetable-ish impression, more of that green bean water.

Mouthfeel (2.0): Well, I guess it’s easy to drink. Very subdued carbonation, foaming very lightly on the way down. Watery feel, very light-weight. It’s not offensive, just more of a . . . non-presence than anything else.

Overall (1.75): I’m thoroughly convinced that there are good AAL’s out there, but this, like many others, is marked more by its absence. It’s just not bringing anything, really, to the table. And you know what? It is what it is. But it’s a boring, slightly offensive, piece of shit.

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Photo of ferrettman687
1.5/5  rDev -18%

Photo of Sludgeman
1.25/5  rDev -31.7%

Photo of Resuin
2/5  rDev +9.3%

Natural Light from Anheuser-Busch
1.83 out of 5 based on 2,106 ratings.
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