Bud Light & Clamato Chelada | Anheuser-Busch

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Bud Light & Clamato CheladaBud Light & Clamato Chelada
BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Budweiser & Clamato Chelada and Bud Light & Clamato Chelada are a combination of our classic American-style lagers, Budweiser and Bud Light, and the rich, spicy taste of Clamato Tomato Cocktail. We follow the traditional brewing process for Budweiser and Bud Light. Clamato is carefully blended with the beer to create the proper balance of the crisp finish of Budweiser or Bud Light and the signature taste of Clamato.

Added by Zorro on 06-26-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
405
Reviews:
152
Avg:
1.78
pDev:
55.62%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
70
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 405 |  Reviews: 152
Photo of Bear1964
3.34/5  rDev +87.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AlexeiRoquentin
3.1/5  rDev +74.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jera1350
1.64/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Spoda1983
1.25/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of paulish
3.5/5  rDev +96.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ferretferret
3.56/5  rDev +100%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 3

I think some people who gave it a low score aren't really grading it for what it is - a beery bloody mary. This isn't an IPA, a stout, et cetera - it's a weird combination of flavors antithetical to most people's interests.

As someone who can't get enough beer or V8, I adore the combination, and don't really mind this iteration of the drink. Unfortunately, the Clamato is in a bit of a vacuum, with hardly any competition - the only redeeming grace of this particular combination, even compared to potential iterations within the genre, is that Bud Light is so tasteless, so devoid of any semblance of flavor, it's basically carbonated tomato juice with a vague beer flavoring.

Which is what I purchased it for!

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Photo of jaredtp
2.26/5  rDev +27%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of porters4life
1/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Determined_021
1.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of dar482
2.37/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

The beer comes in a vibrant pink color.

The beer is strange with watered down spaghetti sauce for days, definitely for tomato juice and bloody mary drinkers. There's a bit of beer flavor underlying it. A bit of spice, a touch of acidity.

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Photo of Slawson12345
5/5  rDev +180.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Was so excited to see this product on the market. Being from Canada originally we use Clamato alot in drrinks. This is a great product just love the taste i am hooked! Would love to know where I can buy it by the case?

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Photo of Johnct
3.03/5  rDev +70.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jeremiah_Nelson
2.5/5  rDev +40.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of CJNAPS
1.92/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of cruzcourt
5/5  rDev +180.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Love Bud Light Chelada...
Amazing morning drink, especially beach mornings.
It is mixed to perfection. Bud light, Clamato, lime & pepper.

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Photo of zshaft
1.43/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

ok so this beer pours a gross opaque red with ni head. not a good red like a nice amber but a puke red. wierd. smells like tomato juice and salt. not sure if I even want to try this. taste is the same with tomatoes, salt, and some wierd seaweed water mixed in there. this is a total barforama. my buddy likes bloody marys so he liked it. but what a drain pour for me. im still tasting this gross bomb hours later. id rather drink taco bell leftover toilet spackle than this sorry excuse for a beer. barf-o-rama! avoid unless you wanna see people gag. which is actually kind of funny when they try this.

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Photo of AlanLamp
1.1/5  rDev -38.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Someone left this in my fridge. Poured into a tulip, massive puke pink head. Smells like... Something I shouldn't be drinking. Tons of carbonation. Maybe to cover up the taste of whatever industrial jug of clam juice they used in this gem of a beer. Tastes like tomato.... But it's maybe just tomato flavoring and menstruation concentrate mixed with bud light... And im not sure what the worst part of that is. Buy this beer. 25oz, hell yea.

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Photo of Randygroves
4.85/5  rDev +172.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

For what it is it is awesome!! No dont look for good head. Go to your girlfriend for that. Feel like a bloody mary. This is it! Enjoy and dont palm your head too hard! " Wow! I could have had a Chelada". :-)

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Photo of zeeiyengar
1/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Literally the WORST BEER I EVER HAD. JUST STOP PRODUCING THIS SHIT

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Photo of colts9016
1.39/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of HabaJohn
3.88/5  rDev +118%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Erichb411
3.42/5  rDev +92.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ordybill
2.38/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Poured from a 25 OZ can into a pint glass. The appearance is a cloudy pink color with no head. The aroma is tomatoes. The taste is mostly salty tomato. Not good.

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Photo of yuenglingfan101
3.75/5  rDev +110.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I guess i am being a little nice. I actually like this beer. A bloody beer with a bit of peppery taste with it. Just got to be a fan of bloody marys i guess to enjoy this beer

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Photo of hophugger
2.3/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

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Bud Light & Clamato Chelada from Anheuser-Busch
1.78 out of 5 based on 405 ratings.
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