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:
6,191
Reviews:
1,685
Avg:
2.43
pDev:
32.51%
 
 
Wants:
68
Gots:
1,646
For Trade:
0
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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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Photo of Howlader
1.75/5  rDev -28%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of G-R-Fracassa
1.11/5  rDev -54.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

A pathetic, sugary general "beer," which clearly owes its popularity to mind-boggling feats of marketing and the American penchant for thoughtless tradition. The uninteresting taste, smell, and average lager yellowness reflect its compromising nature as a typical adjunct: Just a careless, slap-shod combination of ingredients blended to be as unremarkable as possible, and, of course, save the brewer on overhead.

Absolutely awful, a quality which is compounded by the fact that the company insists on marketing this swill as a "Macrobrew," deliberately advertising its nature as a corporate, mass-produced, underwhelming and unimaginative product, as though spitting in the face of actual quality were some sort of virtue. With any luck, future generations will, through the free market, erase this garbage from the face of the earth.

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Photo of Albertdidz
3.6/5  rDev +48.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

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