Bud Ice | Anheuser-Busch

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53
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1,123 Ratings
THE BROS
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Bud IceBud Ice
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch
Missouri, United States
anheuser-busch.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Anheuser-Busch’s exclusive ice-brewing process takes the beer to a temperature below freezing, which leads to the formation of ice crystals in the finishing process that gives Bud Ice its rich, smooth taste.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-02-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,123
Reviews:
278
Avg:
2.09
pDev:
35.89%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
214
For Trade:
0
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Photo of mamaraza
2.04/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of SuiGeneris1
1/5  rDev -52.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of TerryMills
2.7/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Too sweet..

Not much else going on beside a fake malt sweetness .

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Photo of caburdette51
1.5/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of fthegiants
1/5  rDev -52.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of GatorB
1.94/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of robebo44
2.5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Kettle1
2.23/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of 94rocker1
2.3/5  rDev +10%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of slipknotfan93
1.55/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of daliandragon
1.95/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

We old timers remember when the ice beer revolution/advertising campaign was in its infancy. It was a really big deal for about six months....then everyone realized it was just a crappier version of regular crappy beers. It was a gimmick, like Zima, which appeared around the same time. Unlike Zima, this garbage is still going strong.

Bud's version pours clear bodied and straw colored with watery off white head. Nose is sour corn and that's it. Flavor is corn and grain but is neither impressive or offensive. Blander and duller even than regular Bud. Texture and finish are limp and empty. It is drinkable in that it takes no effort, not in that it is enjoyable.

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Photo of nater919
1.34/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Timc32
2/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Gabriel_Vaughn
1.4/5  rDev -33%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Bitburger
1.02/5  rDev -51.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Better, drink out of the faucet!

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Photo of Simulatedface
1/5  rDev -52.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Rot gut Panther p**s. Guaranteed headache.

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Photo of Noelito76
2.5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of SpaceBeagle
2.54/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Hoosteez
3.66/5  rDev +75.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 3

Not gonna lie every time I pick one up its just to chug after a few good beers in an attempt to catch a buzz drinks like water never takes more than 30 seconds to kill a 16 oz can nice for if you're broke and wanna finish the night up with a decent little beer cheaper than budweiser itself typucally

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Photo of JLK7299
2/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
1.25/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Mister_Faucher
2.16/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of digitalflood
2.02/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Schlitz74
1.25/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

This was not a good beer, it wad rather plain and watery, nothing good here

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Photo of Tigerbrau
1.1/5  rDev -47.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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Bud Ice from Anheuser-Busch
2.09 out of 5 based on 1,123 ratings.
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