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:
402
Reviews:
152
Avg:
1.78
pDev:
55.62%
 
 
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16
Gots:
70
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Ratings: 402 |  Reviews: 152
Photo of jp32
2.23/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

I prefer the Budweiser version of this, although there really is not much difference between the two. Worth a try if you've never had a chelada and think you'd like one... However, if you've ever had a "real" chelada and enjoyed it, then this isnt really that good comparitively.

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Photo of jaydoc
1.89/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of Hohnbaum
1.99/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of MisterKilderkin
1.6/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

Photo of ALC82
1.52/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Nhoelzen
2/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of HunterIsAGirl
4.4/5  rDev +147.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is the shit. The Shit. Seriously. Nothing says let's go camping, find some inbreds, and let them shove a banjo up our asses like Bud Light & Clamato. I find myself gravitating towards flannel shirts when I crack open a 25 oz. bad boy, and later I am grasping my hatchet when I wake up on the splintery floor of my dad's Winnebago, drowning in empty Bud Light & Clamato cans and empty Cheez-It boxes. 10/10 will drink again. Woo Pig Sooie.

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Photo of JoelClark
2/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of jooler
2.9/5  rDev +62.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Nice salty taste with a beer taste. Making from scratch is better

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Photo of FreshButterbeer
1.5/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of thatoneguymike
2.13/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of Acforster2
2.36/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

I don't think it is as bad as the reviews say. I never had a beer chelada before. Its like a watered down bloody Mary alternative. It doesn't look or taste like beer. But it is highly drinkable.

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Photo of Burgz
3.18/5  rDev +78.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Don't know why everyone is hating on this drink. Yea it's not your typical beer but for what it is I love it. It's a beer 'n clam. If you like mixing clam in a light lager than this is for you. I usually mix Clamato into cheap beer. This stuff is pretty expensive for what it is but it's great to have on the go for camping or golfing when you can't bring your own clam with you. Guess it's a western Canadian thing lol.

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Photo of SirHopsHoppington
1.81/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

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

Pours a cloudy pink color with massive head that fizzles to nothing. Smells like rotten fruit. Tastes putrid and burns going down. This is by far the worst beer I have ever had. I don't like to waste beer and this is the only one I have ever dumped down the drain.

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

This is the most disgusting thing I have ever tasted. It looks and tastes exactly like you'd expect, tomato soup mixed with seafood mixed with Bud Light. Some people like it, it literally made me feel sick.

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Photo of MickeyTheHead
2.49/5  rDev +39.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Good for a bloody mary replacement. Looks great, but not a lot of taste but very drinkable and pretty much everyone will drink it.

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Photo of Brolo75
1.61/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of grahamboudreaux
1/5  rDev -43.8%

Photo of Jonny_nobes
1/5  rDev -43.8%

Photo of MtOrion
1.47/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of Hopmeplease
1/5  rDev -43.8%

Photo of ThomasT
1.75/5  rDev -1.7%

Just so we're in the clear, I am a mild fan of Clamato-beer cocktails.
Appearance: Light pink. Kind of weird actually, normally the mix is medium red.
Smell: Tomato, malt, astringent corn.
Taste: Surprisingly mild tomato, no clam to speak of, tons of astringent corn. Way worse astringency than normal Bud Light. Salty, but not salty enough to mask anything. No spice to speak of.
Overall: You're much better off just mixing normal Bud Light with Clamato. This tastes very watered down and the malt is way worse than even normal Bud Light.

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Photo of misternebbie
1.16/5  rDev -34.8%

Photo of Bigjohn10
1.36/5  rDev -23.6%

Bud Light & Clamato Chelada from Anheuser-Busch
1.78 out of 5 based on 402 ratings.
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