O'Doul's | Anheuser-Busch

BA SCORE
56
awful
583 Ratings
THE BROS
77
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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
Ratings:
583
Reviews:
173
Avg:
2.23
pDev:
34.53%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
75
For Trade:
0
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1/5  rDev -55.2%
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2/5  rDev -10.3%
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2.23/5  rDev 0%
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1/5  rDev -55.2%
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1.69/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Comparing only NA beers, BUD Light and Miller Lite, not my favorite Sierra Nevada Pale Ale.
The color was a straw yellow.
This beer poured with a 1 finger head.
It gave off a nice light beer aroma from the head.
The taste was that of weak beer flavored seltzer water.
The overall taste and body was just a little better than that of Bud Light or Busch NA
Seltzer water is cheaper and I can ad my own hops!!!! I won't be trying this beer again unless major changes are made.

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1.39/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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1/5  rDev -55.2%
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1.29/5  rDev -42.2%
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2.5/5  rDev +12.1%
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1.56/5  rDev -30%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

If you have to go NA beer then there are few others I would try before this one. No flavor tasted flat, I could have had a old bottle didn't check the date

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2/5  rDev -10.3%
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3.06/5  rDev +37.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

O'Doul's brewed by Anheuser-Busch, with an ABV less than 0.50% This low alohol brew pours out a light golden amber color, with a small white head. There is some spotty lacing to this NA brew, not much but it is there. The smell of O'doul's is light with grins and malts. Smells mostly like corn, not much else to mention about the smell, but it is NA brew. Now for the taste, it is Light and crisp and smooth. Just as the label states. Not bad for the style but I thought there could be more to this brew. The amber O'doul's has more going for it. There is nothing overpowering about this NA brew, it goes down nice and smooth. I like the nice malt beer crispness of this brew. The mouth feel of O'Doul's is Clean, Smooth, and Refreshing. Overall I'm giving O'Doul's a 3 out of 5. For what it is worth this an OK drinking brew. But if you are looking for something with more flavor look at the amber of O'Doul's.

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1/5  rDev -55.2%
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1.47/5  rDev -34.1%
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2.2/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12oz can into a pint glass. freshness dating would seem to indicate it was canned sometime in June 2016. I freely admit that the only reason I'm drinking this is to tick of the style on BA. 5 more styles to go!

Pale watery yellow body, heavy carbonation, small fizzy white head which quickly shrinks to a ring, leaves no lacing.

Just a mild malt aroma on the nose.

Watery malty beverage. oddly enough, carbonation doesn't come through in the mouth, leaving the finish slightly flat. Mouth is thin.

overall, it is what it is. just doesn't seem to be a "beer". I doubt even the bmc consumers would like this. I wonder if anyone out there has the inclination to make a tasty NA beer.

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1.24/5  rDev -44.4%
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O'Doul's from Anheuser-Busch
2.23 out of 5 based on 583 ratings.
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