Budweiser | Anheuser-Busch

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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
Ratings:
6,194
Reviews:
1,686
Avg:
2.43
pDev:
32.51%
 
 
Wants:
68
Gots:
1,646
For Trade:
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Photo of Jamesfincher
2.67/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mpyle
3.64/5  rDev +49.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Screwed up when submitting my review, so rewriting this from memory:

Very pale golden color, brilliantly clear, pours a white head with limited retention.

A slightly sweet/grainy aroma, maybe a hint of corn initially. No hops

Flavor is like the aroma initially, but balances out by midmouth with a hint of a muted earthy hop flavor. Finishes very neutral and clean.

Low-med body, med-high carbonation.

I know my review will be way above average. Do I think Budweiser is a great beer? No. Do I think it does a good job of being a clean adjunct lager? yes. I've told people in the past if they amped up the bitterness and noble hop flavor it might be pretty decent. Maybe I'm wrong.

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Photo of mrcraft
3.25/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Khaack
3.25/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sirmartinez
1.51/5  rDev -37.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

British import from 33cl bottle.
Light yellow, barely any foam, no lacing, no smell.
First sip feels light, with no lager texture and taste whatsoever. At least doesn't taste like dishwasher fluid.
This is barely a beer, quite confused by the "King of Beers" title.

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Photo of LT630
2.56/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of sc0tt0t
3/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bigal_96
1.67/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Kashkns
3.7/5  rDev +52.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BenMaalouf
1.23/5  rDev -49.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Photo of robertm2152
1/5  rDev -58.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Nick98
3.25/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of buffaloipa23
2.21/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Antg8989
2.86/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

It looks pretty damn awful. No head and no lacing. Like carbonated piss. But honestly, the taste isn't as absolutely horrid as most BA's would argue. That being said, it's not very good either.

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Photo of Glowingz
2.83/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Hawaiipa
1/5  rDev -58.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Boooo this beer

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Photo of Jlabs
3.46/5  rDev +42.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of puck1225
2.87/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

I had three Buds tonight. The most ever, but was at an event where this was the best choice (the event was fun otherwise!). Okay, it isn't a great beer, but it is not awful, just boring.

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Photo of Nace4
2.11/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of petrusek23
2.1/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
2/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Spencer96
2.76/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of AlexeiRoquentin
2.88/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of davidward
2/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Just an average rice based mass produced lager.

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Photo of superwho24
2.99/5  rDev +23%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Add a 1/2 point to each category when consumed on Independence Day, Memorial Day, or Labor Day.

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Budweiser from Anheuser-Busch
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