Bud Light Lime Water-Melon-Rita | Anheuser-Busch

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35 Ratings
Bud Light Lime Water-Melon-RitaBud Light Lime Water-Melon-Rita
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Malt Liquor

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by SteveJeremy on 02-27-2016

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Ranking:
#43,787
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
35
pDev:
26.69%
 
 
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1
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Photo of tdm168
2.85/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of buschbeer
3.08/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

25 FL. OZ. can
Served in a tulip glass

This beverage pours pink with an inch of white head that leaves spotty lacing.

The aroma is sweet with watermelon and lime.

The taste starts out really sweet with watermelon flavor. I get some lime in the middle. The finish is very sweet.

Syrupy mouthfeel

I was craving Skittle and a sweet beverage. This was definitely sweet enough.

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Photo of Pro_Magnon
1.87/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of BEERMILER12
3/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of paulish
3.25/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Richie_C_Johnson
1.45/5  rDev -45.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of tone77
2.98/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a 25 oz. can. Has a bright pink color with a small head. Smell is of sweet watermelons. Taste is extremely sweet, watermelon, slight medicinal notes at the finish. Feels light bodied in the mouth and overall, not horrible, but the overwhelming sweetness will prevent me from buying this again.

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Photo of AllanPatchin1016
1/5  rDev -62.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of armock
3/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Albertdidz
2.66/5  rDev 0%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.23/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Make it stop! How many variants are these gonna have? Maybe I shouldn't complain, they are better than the original (lime).

A mostly pink and light red color schematic up in this. Aroma was watermelon-y. I mean, you could do worse.

Taste is pretty much discernably not beer. This is malternative pretty much. Lots of carbonation, candy watermelon, sugar. GTFO here if you're asking about yeast, malt or hops. I can't tell if there is any in here.

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Photo of JerzeeJez
4.64/5  rDev +74.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4.75

Tastes wonderful to me, and that is no small feat. Age hasn't been kind to my taste buds; I'm an olfactory type of gal, the scent is lovely; fizzy isn't my style; I prefer a bottle, so its appearance is of no concern. Overall, I love this. My tastebuds have changed considerably over the years, and it's a royal pain in the arse that what I used to enjoy is no longer such. The Quest is Constant with alcoholic beverages anymore. (Getting old sucks--evidently everyone's right about that.) Wish the company could bottle it.
*clink*
Cheers, Mate.

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Photo of jzlyo
2.93/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Aroma is watermelon candy/jolly rancher and a hint of sweetness. The flavor is watermelon/candy/jolly rancher, fruit in there and a mild/medium sweet finish.

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Photo of emwild12
1.85/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of dcall384
2.4/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
3/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of CJNAPS
1.64/5  rDev -38.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Chackman151
2.9/5  rDev +9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of woodychandler
3/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Another victim of The CANQuest's backlog, but at least I got the approved pic. This is also my kickoff to Watermelon Wednesday, an idea that got shot down for wide dissemination, but which I CAN CANduct on my own.

From the CAN: "Margarita with a Twist"; "Try it over ice! (with a rebus showing the result)".

Mmm, mmmm! 25 fl. oz. of pure goodness, coming right up! The inaugural Watermelon Wednesday began with a loud Crack!, followed by as much of a Glug as I could muster with so much liquid involved. The head fizzed briefly and then left just a shimmering, sparkling surface in its wake. Color was a pretty coral-pink (SRM = N/A), albeit a hazy one. Nose was, indeed, reminiscent of Jolly Ranchers! Mouthfeel was a bit thin and watery. The taste was the familiar tart sourness of a watermelon Jolly Rancher! Thank goodness. I say that without any cynicism or irony. It could have gone in CANpletely the other direction and been a sugary mess. I find it hard to deal with sweet, so I CAN at least handle this. Whew! It was not as sharp as Minhas' Watermelon beverages, but it was not too far behind. Finish was sweet to semi-sweet, still very much like a Jolly Rancher hard CANdy. I was clearly NOT their target audience, but it could have been far worse in several directions. I will allow you to judge for yourself.

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Photo of MizzouBrew
2.66/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Not a bad tasting cocktail, but I don't consider it a beer. This one tastes a bit like a diet soda actually. One or two 8 oz. cans of this is plenty.

Using the Begnel formula, the Alcohol Score is 8 oz. x 8.0% = 64, or 1.3 Bud Lights. For the 25 oz. can, the score is 200, or a whopping 4.0 Bud Lights!

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
1.59/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

As usual, these things get a 1 for appearance as they lack any head whatsoever. Color of a watermelon jolly rancher, 90% opaque.

Smells like a watermelon jolly rancher

Taste is fruity, then candy-like, then alcohol, then stale malts, then nutri-sweet, then candy-like again.

Feel is rough, paper mâché-like, difficult, fights its way down. I can see why they want you to pour it over ice, to cut down on this shit right here.

Overall this is another ass fest that could have gone without existing.

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Photo of Zorro
1.99/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Cloudy pink with no head.

Smells of Jolly Rancher Watermelon Candy. That is it, just Watermelon Candy.

Starts out watermelon candy. Second taste is the same Watermelon Candy.

Mouthfeel is Soda.

Overall just a watermelon flavored soda.

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Photo of Raime
3.06/5  rDev +15%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerWithMike
3.48/5  rDev +30.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of robebo44
2.75/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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Beer rating: 2.66 out of 5 with 35 ratings