O'Doul's | Anheuser-Busch

O'Doul'sO'Doul's
BA SCORE
1.98/5
585 Ratings
O'Doul'sO'Doul's
BEER INFO

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

Style: Low Alcohol Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 0.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
O'Doul's and O'Doul's Amber are non-alcohol malt beverages.

O’Doul’s has a mild, sweet taste with a slightly dry finish. O’Doul’s Amber has a rich, slightly sweet taste with flavorful hop finish.

O’Doul’s and O’Doul’s Amber are brewed as traditional premium beers – fermented and aged to full maturity. The alcohol is then removed through the use of low temperature, low-pressure distillation. This extremely gentle process allows the alcohol to be removed without heating or cooking the beer, which retains the full, rich and delicate flavor and balance of our non-alcohol brews.

Added by kbub6f on 08-29-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,113
Reviews:
173
Ratings:
585
pDev:
36.87%
Bros Score:
3.37
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
78
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 585 |  Reviews: 173
Photo of KevieJames
1/5  rDev -49.5%

Photo of davemathews68
1/5  rDev -49.5%

Photo of NickFry9
1/5  rDev -49.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Miles228
1/5  rDev -49.5%

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1/5  rDev -49.5%

Photo of Zaphog
1.02/5  rDev -48.5%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Not a good beer. Just wanted to tick the style.

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Photo of PsilohsaiBiN
1.06/5  rDev -46.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Please stop calling this beer.

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Photo of T-Leb
1.1/5  rDev -44.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I'm still confused as to who drinks this and why. I actually remember seeing a pregnant lady drinking one of these. Is that safe? I still don't know the answer.

There is nothing to like or dislike about this beer.

What beer drinkers drink when their not drinkin' beer.

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Photo of Dogbrick
1.1/5  rDev -44.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

I finally broke down and tried one of these they were giving away at the Convention Center in Anaheim during a reception. Any curiosity I had is now sated. I'll get more wine instead next time I have the choice. How could anyone like this? By definition this is not really even beer.

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Photo of kinger
1.11/5  rDev -43.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Grabbed one from my buddies fridge as I was walking out the door one early morning. He bought it for his pregnant wife, but she thought it was nasty so it sat there in the back of his fridge. "What a great opportunity to be able to check off this category without wasting any money" I thought to myself so here I am drinking what is in essence a decent looking N/A brew that contains no taste and aroma. Pours a golden yellow color with intense carbonation and a frothy head that lasts. The appearance is very nice, better than Bud, Busch, and their light cousins. Aroma is non-existent the only scent I can muster is cardboard. Mouthfeel is a bit creamy but that's about it. The flavor is also absent from this one. Overall a weak beer, but I wasn't expecting anything special.

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Photo of CharlesDarwin
1.13/5  rDev -42.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Originally reviewed on September 24, 2005. 12 Oz Bottle. Barely yellow pour, with a huge head of white. Greasy skank aroma. I’ve drank water with more flavor. Can I give this negative flavor points? I’ll give it a 2, because it’s not entirely offensive. Finish hurts though, with stinging corn fusels. Damn glad to get this style out of the way.

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Photo of Overlord
1.13/5  rDev -42.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Surprised that the ABV is that high, actually.

Pours a clear looking yellow. Foamy, sudsy head. No real smell to speak of, just a whiff of vegetable and ... I don't know what.

Taste has some malt sweetness, but it's too sugary. Nothing else there in this watery, bland, horrid substance.

Not beer.

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Photo of ernie
1.15/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Tasted in Las Vegas.

Very nice bottle with an elegant old-world label.

Beer is very pale, with quickly dying carbonation and short-living head.

Smell is something from another world - sweetish, completely artificial. Start is sweet, too, body very thin (if there is any body at all), finish bitterish, synthetic, aftertaste of something like cardboard.

But the bottle is very nice... Have I said it before? Sorry.

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Photo of kojevergas
1.2/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

12 fl oz can served into an imperial pint glass in high altitude Castle Rock, Colorado. Reviewed live. Expectations couldn't be lower.

A: I gave it a vigorous pour resulting in a two finger head of no cream whatsoever, terrible thickness (it's thin as Lara Flynn Boyle), and decent retention. Colour is a transparent yellow. Appears overcarbonated judging by the bubble quantity and activity.

Sm: Straw and generic malt. A light scent.

T: Straw and water. Some wretchedly handled malt is present as well. Bleh. Simple boring generic crap.

Mf: Wet and nastily coarse. Bleh. Doesn't suit the "flavour" at all.

Dr: Please.

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Photo of ScaryEd
1.21/5  rDev -38.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

This was given to me by a friend. I never pass up free beer (alcohol or not) so I obliged.

Oh man. Ohhhhhh man. This is revolting. At least with adjunct beers you can get a buzz after a while, but this? This is just hell. I actually got a headache from drinking this.

I expected a fair amount of "skunk" but there simply wasn't any. There wasn't anything. It was just flat, beer flavored ginger ale.

Gross.

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Photo of stephendr
1.22/5  rDev -38.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

12 oz. glass bottle- color of pale yellow, with a light white head - nose of skunk, corn, slight banana, but barely smells like anything resembling a “beer” - taste of sweet white corn, some bitterness, and bubble gum- no body super watery, and with light carbonation – aftertaste of slightly bitter, and candy

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Photo of giblet
1.23/5  rDev -37.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

wow. i should have ordered a diet coke or ice water or dirty dish water...poured not bad. little head was quickly gone. smell was kinda odd but not much to smell. the taste - gawdalfull! man i will never have this again.

i dont do LA or NA so tis my own fault for having this one. and to think i had to pay for it!!!

blah!

giblet

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Photo of dexterk1
1.24/5  rDev -37.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Johnct
1.24/5  rDev -37.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of fthegiants
1.25/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of DOCRW
1.25/5  rDev -36.9%

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1.25/5  rDev -36.9%

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1.25/5  rDev -36.9%

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1.25/5  rDev -36.9%

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1.25/5  rDev -36.9%

O'Doul's from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 1.98 out of 5 with 585 ratings
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