Budweiser | Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
2.36/5
6,226 Ratings
BudweiserBudweiser
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed using a blend of imported and classic American aroma hops, and a blend of barley malts and rice. Budweiser is brewed with time-honored methods including “kraeusening” for natural carbonation and Beechwood aging, which results in unparalleled balance and character.

Added by kbub6f on 11-21-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,126
Reviews:
1,694
Ratings:
6,226
pDev:
33.47%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
69
Gots:
1,668
Trade:
0
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Photo of klupdike92696
2/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Sk8sean86
3.02/5  rDev +28%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of RicSpitz
1.86/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of TBDave
3/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I haven’t had a Budweiser in 10+ years. But I found a 6-pack in the fridge and decided to give it a try. Turned out to be much better than I remembered. Taste was decent for a macro lager. I’ll drink it more often in the future.

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Photo of ih8rt
1.93/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of insouciantx
2.58/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Kwixotic
2.49/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of artemfl
3.66/5  rDev +55.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dandy14
2.35/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of crawmcgraw
1.08/5  rDev -54.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of ale_addin
3/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SynthetikReality95
3.94/5  rDev +66.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

only rating this because it's the one and only macro that I legitimately like.

Why? because the adjunct is rice, not corn, which everyone else uses.. Corn tastes disgusting and is sweet, i hate sweet. Rice is basically flavorless. So imo, Bud therefore tastes like a normal basic beer, just watered down.

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Photo of brainscience
2.8/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Golfontap
3.03/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Mike_Smelly
1.22/5  rDev -48.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Photo of thampel09
1/5  rDev -57.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of spokenwheels
2.9/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Red_Zeke
3.7/5  rDev +56.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WhackoMillah93
2.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of pro45
1.54/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

I can't believe I used to drink this beer almost 100% of the time back before I discovered craft. This is probably my least favorite AAL. Drinks like a light beer. Watery with no real flavors.

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Photo of Bocifius
1.9/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

If you can get past the rice water taste this is a good beer served cold. I think PBR is just a little better but has more corn after taste . Overall not the best offering from ANB but not the worst. A 6 pack of tall boys gets the job done on game day.

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Photo of chicagoish
1/5  rDev -57.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of wmcgar01
1.86/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of ZebulonXZogg
1/5  rDev -57.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

L: It's a good thing this is heavily carbonated or I would've thought somebody pissed in my glass.
A: Smells like corn.
T: Tastes like the liquid that's in a can of corn.
F: Thin, watery liquid, heavily carbonated.
O: I believe Bud was the first beer I ever had about 45 years ago. I thought it was bad then, it's even worse now.

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Photo of jkblr
2.88/5  rDev +22%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz can bb 10/4/17 poured into a shaker pint at fridge temp 5% ABV. The beer pours bright and light straw in color. The head is white and lasts about 3 minutes before receding to an island of tiny bubbles. There is a hint of beer smell in the aroma. The taste is semisweet malt and then a semisweet aftertaste that hangs out for a minute. Mouthfeel is thin bodied, very carbonated and dry. Overall, good. I'm surprised, I expected this to be terrible even though it used to be my favorite. This is a good AAL. No off flavors or defects to my taste.

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Budweiser from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 2.36 out of 5 with 6,226 ratings
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