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:
6,123
Reviews:
1,669
Avg:
2.43
pDev:
32.92%
 
 
Wants:
68
Gots:
1,592
For Trade:
0
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Photo of heddar33
1/5  rDev -58.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of JNPIII127
1.17/5  rDev -51.9%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Photo of hopsonhopsonhops
1.13/5  rDev -53.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Photo of rmarquardt17
2.92/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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

Photo of rsuarez1982
2.93/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Biggiekrock627
1.7/5  rDev -30%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

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

Photo of IBUBrew
2.4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Shane-L-Waddell
2.63/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of B302
1.79/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of Coronaeus
2.28/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of SuiGeneris1
3.5/5  rDev +44%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Djdumont
2.61/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Budweiser is truly the King of (College) Beer(s). It pours a slightly less pale yellow than its light counterpart, and tastes as if there's half beer half water (as opposed to probably 1/3 beer, 2/3 water for bud light). It has very minimal flavor, is overcarbonated, but is actually very smooth going down. This is the beer you drink when you're planning on pounding 12+ to get blackout, without sacrificing the super-low ABVs and cardboard taste of light beers. At a modest 5%, Budweiser will get the job done, but it won't be a great experience, that's for sure.

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Photo of avanhoeck
3.5/5  rDev +44%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zhupengl
3.93/5  rDev +61.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Overall easy to drink, but the flavor is average

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Photo of tvenne
2.75/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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

Continuing my taste test of sub par beer beverages, I arrive at Budweiser today. Never actually tasted it before, believe it or not. Anyway, here I go.
Pew! The nose is really stinky. Not a good experience. Okay, here is the pour....carbonated, as these fluffy drinks usually are...with an ugly colour. Okay, how is the taste?
Oh, man, this is awful! How is it even allowed to be printed on the can that this garbage "produces a taste, a smoothness and drinkability you will find in no other beer at any price"? How is making a statement like that legal? It is also not world renowned and definitely not the king of beers. If you can't prove something, you shouldn't be allowed to market it for profit.
Someone here said that this is classic lager. This is most certainly not that. Not even in the same ballpark. Try some real lager and you'll know what I mean. This is classic rip-off. A bland (no hops, hardly any barley, some rice), poor excuse of a beer (beer?) of any style.

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Photo of caburdette51
1.69/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of natgrimmer
1.46/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

After getting hooked on craft beer, Budweiser is no match. It tastes very watered down and is not flavorful whatsoever. If you're looking for an easy drink and not an experience, Bud is for you.

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Photo of slerche
2.43/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Good old Bud. Let's be honest...no one buys this beer as a delicacy. It is the drink you remember your dad pulling out of the cooler at barbecues. By no means is it incredible, bursting with flavor, or interesting in any way, but it's american and it's cheap.

Other than at a baseball game or handed to me free of charge, I doubt I'd buy this beer.

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Photo of mattfred98
2.24/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

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

Photo of harleyfriesen
1.49/5  rDev -38.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

I have given this beer a lot of chances and it has never been able to stick with me. Aroma is a classic lager, light hops, easy barley, a tiny bit of citrus. But the taste is very different. I feel that Budweiser is too fruity and it ruins the taste of the beer. Also, none of the sips are consistent with other sips. Others may like this beer, but it is not for me.

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Photo of Rizzy17
2.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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Budweiser from Anheuser-Busch
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