Natural Light | Anheuser-Busch

Natural LightNatural Light
BA SCORE
3.5%
Liked This Beer
1.69 w/ 2,115 ratings
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
Ranking:
#43,819
Reviews:
542
Ratings:
2,115
Liked:
74
Avg:
1.69/5
pDev:
46.15%
Alströms:
1.36
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
456
Trade:
0
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1/5  rDev -40.8%

Photo of BEER88
1.78/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of rolltide8425
1.25/5  rDev -26%

Photo of AlexFields
1.25/5  rDev -26%

Photo of imbibehour
1.48/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Dude did you just STEAL that can from that guys house? Oh yes you did! Into a nonic pint glass you go.

Off the pour, this thing nearly looks like water, hits the glass with a very straw yellow and crystal body, would probably be even more faint if I actually poured this in a real pilsner glass. Head is really weird in formation, forms like a white meringue, but not too large with lots of snapping and falls pretty quickly. Giant FAT cola bubbles everywhere, on the glass, rising, is this soda?

Nose on first sniff is rank. Smells like classic creamed corn (DMS). God it's awful and also real buttery in a diacetyl way. I am afraid to even try this.

Sweet grainy malts, with much if coming only in the aftertaste and swallow. This beer really tastes.. like nothing upon first quaff. A bit wet and also seltzery with a weird tight carbonation. The only surprise is that it doesn't taste like it smells which I am thankful for, mostly because it really has no taste at all.

Light it is, horrible too. Yikes just putrid. I try these things once in awhile to see what I am missing sometimes. Obviously not much. The sad irony is you probably couldn't even drink enough of this to get drunk.

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Photo of Hopheadjeffery
1/5  rDev -40.8%

Photo of VeganUndead
1.25/5  rDev -26%

Photo of jwc215
1.6/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Pours very light straw yellow with a fizzy head that disappears as soon as the pour is finished. Quick, overwhelming carbonation makes it look like light straw-colored soda-water. Its clarity is second to clear, cool water....

The smell is of...of...of...ok - struggling - but...some slight husk ... and... uh... dirty water...

This is lamer than tonic water - There is the ever so small hint of anything approaching beer. But, it vanishes upon swallowing. On the can it says "smooth taste"...Does "smooth" have a "taste", per se? Oh well - I would have given the taste a lower score, however it's rather "clean" if that is what you're going for...

Probably the most watery beer I ever had - at least it doesn't leave a bad aftertaste...ugghhh...

One's enough...I like beer - this is barely (if at all) a beer...This is like tonic water with a light splash of alcohol...with the faintest of adjuncts...

Whatever. Earlier this summer, I was sitting at the pool and someone saw me drinking a Genesee Red. He said he would trade me with one of what he was drinking - I "fell" for it - I put this into the cooler to rate at a different time. He gulped it down (straight from the can), commented on how "heavy" it was ... Some people are just stuck in macro-land...For those people - this one - well...tastes smooth (?) ....

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Photo of GreesyFizeek
1.03/5  rDev -39.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

This is what hell tastes like.

Pale, watery, dirty yellow look to this. Could pass as urine easily.

Smells fortunately like nothing. Given what it could smell like, this is a plus.

Tastes like creamed corn, overcooked vegetables, and seltzer water. No hop character. No malt character. Just no character of any sort. A big 0.

Light bodied, sort of crisp mouthfeel, gets real nasty when it warms up.

You could waterboard me with this stuff and I'd probably enjoy it more than drinking it.

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Photo of Duff27
2.17/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

I rated it as I felt appropriate.

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Photo of Tone
2.08/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Weak or pale yellow in color that has little head and no lacing. Another light lager that smells of yeast and possibly corn. Fits the style, and that is a sad truth. Light (non-existent) body, but crisp. Wouldn't recommend for anyone who wants to enjoy a beer with body, but it does the trick for getting drunk very cheaply.

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Photo of Lare453
1/5  rDev -40.8%

Photo of smartassboiler
1/5  rDev -40.8%

Photo of Dicers
2/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of Cynic-ale
2/5  rDev +18.3%

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

Pours a yellow color, some carbonation, little fizzy white head, with some minimal sticky lacing left behind. The nose is slightly malty, very little hop note. The taste is malty, slight hop note. Light Body, not much going on here. Not Drinkable, would not buy again.

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Photo of sendbeer
1/5  rDev -40.8%

Photo of Sweffin
1/5  rDev -40.8%

Photo of tone77
2.52/5  rDev +49.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a very pale yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is very faint, maybe some hints of beer? Taste is like the smell, water with just a touch of beer. Basically no flavor here. Feels light in the mouth and is drinkable due to it's lightness. Overall there is nothing to recommend about this beer.

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Photo of Rochefort10nh
1/5  rDev -40.8%

Photo of beernads
1.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of Mebuzzard
1.4/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

I've had worse.

Straw pale yellow, clear pour. Watery. Head up front, soapy. It leaves

Stale corn husk aroma. Sweet sweat socks.

I suppose for the style, this flavor is off just a bit. Bland corn husk, dirty socks, vinegar. Harsh. Ick.

It does have carbonation, which is a life saver for this beer. Without it, the staleness of the malt flavor would linger too long. Well, it does anyway, but it would be even longer

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Photo of tommy5
1.35/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Nichols33
1/5  rDev -40.8%

Photo of NickThePyro
1.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Natural Light from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 3.5% out of 100 with 2,115 ratings
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