Budweiser Select | Anheuser-Busch

Budweiser SelectBudweiser Select
BA SCORE
2.04/5
1,290 Ratings
Budweiser SelectBudweiser Select
BEER INFO

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

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with two-row and roasted caramel malt for a rich color, and a blend of hand-selected premium American and Bavarian hops for balance and flavor. Budweiser Select spends approximately twice as long as regular beers in the brewhouse, which results in lower carbohydrate and calorie content after fermentation.

Added by kbub6f on 11-13-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,151
Reviews:
408
Ratings:
1,290
pDev:
30.39%
Bros Score:
1.74
 
 
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9
Gots:
288
Trade:
0
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look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 3

There's just so little smell and taste. It's hard to describe nothing. I guess there's a bit of a corn taste. It looks as pale and thin as it smells and tastes. The mouthfeel is super light like water. This is incredibly drinkable for it's water-like qualities, but the utter lack of desire to drink this nearly flavorless beverage makes me bring down the drinkability score to a 3.

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look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Well, there isn't a whole heck of a lot to comment on here. I can definatly understand why people drink this stuff, it's very easy to drink, there is hardly anything to it.

Pours a very pale light gold in color with a very slight thin lace head that doesn't stick around. Nose is a little sweet and grainy, but only slightly, not much going on. Taste is squeaky clean, crisp as advertised, slight corn profile and a very, very slight bit of hops in there somewhere, barely detectable. Also a bit of fruitiness, also very slight, almost banana-like in a vague sort of way. Mainly there is only corn and that dies quickly into nothing at all. Mouthfeel is light, watery. There is no aftertaste at all to speak of. Drinkability is excellent, but so is water, I'm giving it a lower drinkability rating however because this just isn't interesting enough to make me want more. The finish is odd, it slams into nothing in the taste department, very dry... dry to the point where it almost gives me cotton mouth. You almost want to drink more just so your mouth doesn't stay like that. Maybe it's designed that way, hm.

So yeah, I can see why people drink this stuff, it's easy. Nothing to it. But I'm not interested, just another macro, but as light beer goes, it's probably a bit better than the competition except for the fact that you feel dehydrated after drinking one. Jables hit it right on.

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Budweiser Select from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 2.04 out of 5 with 1,290 ratings
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