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O'Doul's | Anheuser-Busch

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1.99/5
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594 Ratings
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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:
#44,914
Reviews:
176
Ratings:
594
pDev:
37.69%
Bros Score:
3.37
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
84
Trade:
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Photo of cbcrunch
2/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of nicholas2121
3.06/5  rDev +53.8%
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 -49.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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1.47/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Photo of MikeWard
2.2/5  rDev +10.6%
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 -37.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

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2.5/5  rDev +25.6%
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1.24/5  rDev -37.7%
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2.17/5  rDev +9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

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1.82/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.5

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2.5/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.04/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

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look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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3/5  rDev +50.8%
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2.5/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.34/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

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2.24/5  rDev +12.6%
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2/5  rDev +0.5%
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2.68/5  rDev +34.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

O'Doul's is a mediocre beer to begin with, that really only had alcohol going for it, until they removed that. Still, it may be the best low/no alcohol beer out there and if there were a reason I could no longer drink real beer I might be tempted to embrace this. Since I can drink alcohol, this beer is pointless to me, but I do appreciate that this is available for those that can't drink alcohol for medical reasons.

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2.02/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

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1.57/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

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2.23/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

O'Doul's from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 1.99 out of 5 with 594 ratings
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