Budweiser Select 55 | Anheuser-Busch

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Budweiser Select 55Budweiser Select 55
BEER INFO

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

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 2.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Select 55 is brewed with specialty malts and a blend of imported and domestic hopping. Select 55 has a light golden color and offers aroma notes of toasted malt and subtle hopping.

Added by jsh420 on 09-09-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
576
Reviews:
144
Avg:
1.74
pDev:
37.36%
 
 
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11
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102
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Ratings: 576 |  Reviews: 144
Photo of misternebbie
1.06/5  rDev -39.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

just not a serious beer, not more than a beer to drink when you on a diet

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Photo of South2NW
1.54/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of chuckgietzen
1.53/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Iamjeff6
1.55/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of JohneHoodlum
1/5  rDev -42.5%

Photo of Hanzo
1.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of Prost76
1.64/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75

Photo of WesMantooth
1.51/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

55 calories? I thought it tasted like 50, tops. It is better than Mich Ultra, but so is the water you would squeeze out of a wet cardboard box that a cat pissed in.

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Photo of matjack85
1.05/5  rDev -39.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

I found a shopping cart full of these 12oz cans at the Foremost Liquor store in Glendale Heights, IL for 50¢ a can, so I grabbed one to try it. Born on date on the bottom of the can says 8/25/11 on it, so this can is about 5 months old.

The beer poured out a crystal clear pale gold color and made a ½-finger fizzy white head that dissipated to nothing within 5 seconds - not even a trace of film on top and absolutely no lacing whatsoever.

The rest of the review can be summed up thusly: This beer has no smell, no flavor, no taste, no body, and no reason to buy it. Go get yourself a glass of ice water and you've basically got the same thing.

It is carbonated, so maybe change that to selzer water and there you have it. Nothing offensive about it other than it masquerading itself as a beer, but hey, at this price it's even cheaper than bottled water, so it's got that going for it I guess.

2.4% alcohol, so go knock yourself out with a six-pack, but if if you really want to try a decent light beer go get a Sam Adams Light. This Bud Select 55 does nothing for me.

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Photo of kristougher
1.75/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of AndyEdgar
1.29/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of cliff1066
1.6/5  rDev -8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of jsprain1
1.53/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

A- Pale straw. Fizzy head disappears immediately.
S- It smells like grains steeped in water. If it were stronger it would be like when you forget about that empty bowl of cereal for a couple days.
T- Grainy, slightly metallic. Undeniably watery. Best drunk tremendously cold.
M- Watery. Thin. Initially overcarbed, but by the end the carbonation is gone.
D- Easy to drink, in that it's almost water. Not easy to drink in that it doesn't taste that great.

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Photo of Doomcifer
1/5  rDev -42.5%

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
1/5  rDev -42.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of JustinSparks
1.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of FreshHawk
1.25/5  rDev -28.2%

Photo of Narthax
1/5  rDev -42.5%

Photo of bigbeers84
1.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of JasonR1975
1/5  rDev -42.5%

Photo of morebeergood
2.21/5  rDev +27%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A friend left one lonely can in my fridge after a get together this past weekend. I figured I'd pop it open last night and finish it off. Poured into a pils glass. Very light yellow body, with moderate carbonation. Small fizzy head. Smell was nonexistent. Taste also was pretty much absent. Barely more flavor than water. Mouthfeel had some bubbles to it, and it was an easy beer to drink, which is what AB is looking for. But at 2.4% abv, what's the point? Since it's basically a non-alcoholic beer, you'd be better off drinking a lemonade. At least that has some flavor and "low calories".

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Photo of Dogleg
1/5  rDev -42.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of mpayne5
1.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of HeartofMiami
1.25/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Photo of hardy008
1.19/5  rDev -31.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Had this at a New Years Eve get together. Pours a pale yellow color with a thin white head which faded immediately. Almost no aroma, some cooked rice is about it. Same for the flavor. Not much going on here either. Feels thin and watery, carbonation is ok. This was a boring beer to drink.

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Budweiser Select 55 from Anheuser-Busch
1.74 out of 5 based on 576 ratings.
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