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
Ranking:
#45,305
Reviews:
1,713
Ratings:
6,307
pDev:
33.47%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
72
Gots:
1,715
Trade:
0
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Photo of Burly
2.32/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

I'm not fan of Budweiser. The beachwood aging doesn't do much for me. I have enjoyed long-neck bottles of Bud if they are really cold and I haven't had a beer in a long time. What I find most useful about Bud is using it as a short-hand way of rating other beers. If it's better than Bud, it's drinkable. If it's worse than Bud, then it's swill that should be given to dogs or pigs. Example: "Lucky Lager isn't very good and it has to be cold, but it's better than Budweiser."

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Photo of BuckyNBeer
3.29/5  rDev +39.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I generally enjoy Craft beer more often than the traditional American macro lagers but they are a nice change of pace at times. I figured I would take a look at Budweiser as it is the most well known. This was originally brewed in 1876 and carries the slogan “The King of Beers”.

It pours a lighter golden hue with a thick head at first but over time there is only just a tiny bit of lacing.

The aroma is very crisp and clean. Mainly grains with a touch of sweetness but nothing truly stands out.

The flavor is pretty similar to the aroma. It starts out with a bit of grain and then smooths out with a different sweetness than other American macro lagers which I attribute to the rice this is brewed with rather than corn for the others. There is a touch of hop bitterness in the finish but nothing overly substantial.

Overall “The King of Beers” this is not. However it is still a decent beer of which I don’t understand some of the negativity directed toward it based off its physical attributes rather than its parent company.

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Photo of brew-Ed
2/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Parmesan
2.06/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

L: Pours a pale yellow gold with a small fizzy white head.

S: Some grain and creamed corn, some very slight hop, very little aroma.

T: Slight grain and watery with some corn. Not very much flavor.

F: Crisp and light seems watery.

O: It is what is is a lightly flavored cheap lager.

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2.15/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

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

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5/5  rDev +111.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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2.04/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

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1.42/5  rDev -39.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Smells like piss, taste like water, feels like sparkling.

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1.47/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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2.52/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.06/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 1.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25

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3.15/5  rDev +33.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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2.25/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

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1.56/5  rDev -33.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

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1.24/5  rDev -47.5%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

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2.07/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

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2.65/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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

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2.11/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

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1.83/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

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2.24/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

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2.78/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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

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2.09/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

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