Natural Light | Anheuser-Busch

BA SCORE
47
awful
2,111 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:
2,111
Reviews:
541
Avg:
1.83
pDev:
43.17%
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
449
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 2,111 |  Reviews: 541
Photo of zzachm18
3.08/5  rDev +68.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
1.66/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

This beer is lighter than yellow. It really is more like diluted yellow. So light, this might be the lightest appearance ever. Aroma is totally not beerish, smells of cheap corn and aluminum.

Taste and mouthfeel is just so much water. Super light, even bitter for what it is. There just isn't anything to savor or enjoy. Its a lot of water.

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Photo of duvel1979
1/5  rDev -45.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Jacob17
1.36/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
2/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Superheatnsubcool
1.04/5  rDev -43.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Photo of acmurphy696
1.11/5  rDev -39.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

This is a bad beer that defines the American mainstream by lacking any real taste or aroma.
It's understandable that providing a distinct aroma or taste may risk offending a drinker (heck, I simply don't like many brown ales, which often have a definite taste and smell), but as Walter states in The Big Lebowski when critiquing nihilism, "Nihilists! ..[Blank] me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos."

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Photo of brlelievre
1.34/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of dcotom
2.72/5  rDev +48.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pale straw-colored pour with a nice white head that dissipates rather quickly, leaving no lacing. Aroma is light, not much character. Notes of corn, a little light malt, and (dare I say it?) a hint of cat piss. Not much flavor, light bodied and a little watery. Some corn sweetness, a surprising bit of bitterness on the finish. Nothing special, but nothing really offensive either. I found this more satisfying than some light lagers.

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Photo of bigal_96
1.38/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

A worse (cheaper) version of bud light. Good for getting drunk if you can handle the watered down and just plain bad taste.

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Photo of Jeremiah_Nelson
1.5/5  rDev -18%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of J-Dog86
1.89/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of porters4life
1.92/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of COR8RFAN
2/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of DrewsBrews450
3.21/5  rDev +75.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 0_0
2.27/5  rDev +24%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Buckyboy
3.76/5  rDev +105.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Love this beer, it gets addictive....

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Photo of jbf190
1.34/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of dag1991
1.25/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of IckyT2012
2.01/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of 54V4G3
1.59/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Photo of jmg480
1.7/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of MusaJames
2.56/5  rDev +39.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

In an attempt to understand the popularity of this beer in my neighborhood I decided to try one. Pours well into a glass which in hindsight seems ridiculous. CLear light straw color with little head that disappears quickly. My terrible nose picked up a sour like character from the fragrance. Tastes like a water that has gone off, that's all that comes to mind when I drink this beer. Feels like a hard carbonated water, not something I was hoping for. At under $2 for a 24oz It will work but not something I would look forward to.

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Photo of sourlinus
1.39/5  rDev -24%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of mustangken02
3.28/5  rDev +79.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Natural Light from Anheuser-Busch
1.83 out of 5 based on 2,111 ratings.
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