Budweiser American Ale | Anheuser-Busch

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by KI9A on 06-08-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,109
Reviews:
766
Avg:
3.18
pDev:
19.18%
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
75
For Trade:
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Photo of Jeremiah_Nelson
2/5  rDev -37.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Gkruszewski
2.89/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of beer-fan-1
1.69/5  rDev -46.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Weak compared to craft ales. Low IBU taste. Best description is watered taste or a bigger ale. Flavor not bad but weak and leaves early.

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Photo of COR8RFAN
2.6/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of NodakEric
3.2/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nichols33
2.75/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ER527
2.52/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of antman27
3.8/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.27/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Solid looking beer, equal parts yellow and amber. Solid 1" of white head, retained itself well. Aroma seemed like cascade hops. Noticeable.

Malt bill up, all barley, caramel notes, still a little more hopping. Somewhere in between Budweiser and Fat Tire/Boston Lager, this is going in that direction. Finishes crisp and dry, this really wasn't a bad beer, I just don't think it really had a niche to find its place. Good to see their ale yeast program was good.

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Photo of fplakecrest
2.42/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Muny
1.55/5  rDev -51.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Jason_cs
3.08/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of KCCO_JSV
3.42/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ALC82
2.75/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ordybill
3.42/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I had this beer off the tap in Charlottesville, VA back in 2009.
Aroma- I don't recall much about the aroma, but from the group of beer drinkers I was with the hops was mentioned.
Appearance- This was the staple of conversation, it had a surprisingly nice color (a dark amber) and a thick white head.
Taste- Better than Bud by a country mile, but a little less on the flavor scale compared to most Micros. The hops were there but not in a way I am used to for an ale.
Palate- a medium bodied beer with moderate to heavy carbonation. This beer has a semi-dry finish with a slight aftertaste.
Overall- I like this better than Bud, I am assuming the mass public didn't care for the flavor. I wonder how it would fair today with the micros being so popular now.

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Photo of R11415
3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ovaltine
3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of drift611
3.14/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jonny_nobes
1.4/5  rDev -56%

Photo of Jeff_Winger
3.8/5  rDev +19.5%

Photo of bsallre
1/5  rDev -68.6%

Photo of dabarton
2/5  rDev -37.1%

Photo of Brewers316
2.74/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of ssdarius
3.24/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of LoganMc
1.56/5  rDev -50.9%

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Budweiser American Ale from Anheuser-Busch
3.18 out of 5 based on 1,109 ratings.
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