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Bud Light Lime Peach-A-RitaBud Light Lime Peach-A-Rita

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Missouri, United States

Style: American Malt Liquor

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Ratings: 16 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of robebo44
2.28/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of BeerWithMike
1.5/5  rDev -38%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Bought a single 25 ounce can to try for $2.99 last week while at Hy-Vee across the river in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Poured a light pinkish-orange in color with no head to speak of. Aroma wasn't really all that good. The taste is well...umm... horrible! Poured it right down the drain along with the rest in the can. No Bueno!

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Photo of imbibehour
2.24/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Poured from the can into a Budweiser pilsner glass.

Quick soda pop fizz is made, making a faint non retention head that dissolves in seconds without a collar. Fairly quiet on carbonation noise when settled, and presents a wild body appearance. The color is a perfect example on the can, a peach orange color, and a pretty good one, it's almost neon like in it's appearance.

Aroma is straight up Del Monte from a can. Fruit cocktail and syrup with quite a bit of sweetness. That seems to be the angle, but it's not really that enjoyable, however a touch of rock salinity makes it a little interesting, but the aroma is a just bit too sweet.

Palate is pretty much like just any other malt-ternative beverage. Sweet sickly alcohol and sticky peach syrup mid flavor palate. Lots of simple sugar like syrup and not much else. Even the salt character isn't coming out as much that was anticipated. While luckily not too booze tasting, it does hit in the gut. Afterwards there is too much Hubba Bubba bubblegum sweetness and flavor, which doesn't even make the beer taste like fruit let alone peaches.

It is interesting to compare this to its Lime brother. That one seemed to have an angle, but this is just straight up booze sugar water.

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Photo of smithj4
2.54/5  rDev +5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of woodychandler
1.74/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Welcome to my seCANd as a part of Happy New Is This Beer? Sunday (Week 650). I had purchased this big boy a while back, but when I initially went to review it, an approved pic did not exist. That is a no-no for The CANQuest (tm), so I took the pic, resized it, submitted it & summarily put the CAN in the queue, awaiting the appropriate moment, like today.

From the CAN: "Malt Beverage with Natural Flavors and Artificial Color".

This came in one of those mighty 25-fl. oz. tallboy CANs, which are unique in that they seem to fight me on the Crack! Upon acCANplishing this feat of strength that it took to open the dang thing, the resulting noise was like a sonic boom. An inverted Glug was out of the question since a crane was required to lever the cylinder upwards & tilt it into a pouring position. This action produced a brief, fizzy finger of off-white head that quickly reduced itself to wisps. Color was a cloudy Peachy-Orangish shade (SRM = N/A). The lack of clarity was surprising, IMHO. Nose had an odd mustiness to acCANpony the peachy sweetness. Hmm. Mouthfeel was thin & watery & not even all that well carbonated. The taste was really sweet, very artificial, kind of medicinal & while evocative of peaches in some small way, I am not sure that I would have hit upon it without a hint of some stripe. Phew. Plus, it had a fusel alcohol burn that was not helping its cause in any way. I was not really digging what this one had to offer. It felt like liquid headache for later. The unabating sugary sweetness was just not my bag. Previous reviewers mentioned Gummi Bears while another CANtradicted this by saying that it did not even taste like peach CANdy. I CANnot remember what peach CANdy tastes like, but I hope that it does not = this. Phew. Did Minhas relocate to StL, MO? Is a Cyberinvasion imminent? Finish was hot & dry initially, but once the sugary wave took 'hold, it had a lasting sweetness that was unabating. Oh, man. This is beer? Oof.

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Photo of buschbeer
3.64/5  rDev +50.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

25 FL. OZ. can
Served in a becker glass

This beverage pours an orangish peach color and is cloudy. If it had a head I missed it. It disappeared quickly leaving no lacing.

The smell is peach, lime, and salt.

I have to admit it tastes like a peach margarita. It has the peach and lime aspects at least. I'll admit that I am not a mixed drink person.

Thin mouthfeel and effervescent

It hits the spot on a muggy summer night and the convenience store is your only option.

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Photo of Albertdidz
2.15/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

Photo of djrn2
1.75/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of CJNAPS
2.38/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A little bit better then the others ones, not a big chemical taste. But I could be a little bias because I likr anything peach flavored hahaha cheers.

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Photo of paulish
3.5/5  rDev +44.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brew_ski
3.41/5  rDev +40.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zaphog
3.15/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AllanPatchin1016
1.63/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of dbrauneis
2.39/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours an almost opaque yet still clear pinkish orange soda neon orange in color with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising along the edges of the glass and faint pink grapefruit colored highlights. The beer has a half finger tall fizzy peach colored that quickly reduces to a couple of very small patches of very thin film and a very thin ring at the edges of the glass. Minimal amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of sweet artificial peach and something akin to melted gummy bears with a moderate aroma of fusel alcohol.

T: Moderate to strong flavors of slightly medicinal artificial peach with a moderate flavor of liquid gummy bears. Moderate amounts of fusel alcohol in the finish. Sweet, artificial, and boozy.

M: Medium bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation. Moderate amounts of alcohol warming.

O: Not one of my favorite of the XXX-A-Ritas with a much more artificial + sweet flavor than some of the others without hiding the alcohol as well. Won't be picking up another one of these.

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Photo of tone77
2.92/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a 25 oz. can. Has a pink color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of peaches, sweet. Taste is very sweet, some peaches, medicinal flavors at the finish. Feels light bodied in the mouth and overall, not horrible, but I would have no need to drink this again.

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Photo of emerge077
1.54/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Smells like the punch at a kids party, hawaiian punch and 7-up. Pinkish peach color, no foam, looks like juice.

Tastes awful, like sweet medicinal kids vitamins and flat lukewarm sprite. Sadly it doesn't even taste like peach candy.
Worse than malort, with the same feelings of immediate regret. A bad idea even if it's free. Thanks Kevin!

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Bud Light Lime Peach-A-Rita from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 2.42 out of 5 with 16 ratings
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