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:
6,195
Reviews:
1,686
Avg:
2.43
pDev:
32.51%
 
 
Wants:
68
Gots:
1,647
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 6,195 |  Reviews: 1,686
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

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

Light body, pale, fizzy macro-brew lager.
Low bitterness, thin malts.
Moderate alcohol.
Less flavor, more adjunct cereal grains (rice, corn).

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Photo of mvanaskie13
1.8/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Poured into a half pint glass: color is clearer than 95% of all beers, hard to call it straw, maybe watered down straw; head presents deep after an agropour but then dissipates immediately to nothing but scant bubbles on the top.

Smell is grain, dirt, unpleasant malt/rice sweetness.

Taste is similar - neutral grain, unpleasant sweetness from cereal adjuncts, dirt/metallic qualities.

Mouthfeel is harsh, overcarbonated, super drying.

Overall, this beer seems to taste worse when you spend time to try and review it. just a huge lack of character and depth, and of the most harshly carbonated beers.

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Photo of Vader444
2.53/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Beerisgood69
1.77/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

Overall, very disappointing. All my life I looked at this stuff like it must be the nectar of God. My dad drank it, my uncles, cousins, and even Peyton Manning. When I finally was old enough to try this I was totally disappointed.

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Photo of Redman414
2.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Budweiser from Anheuser-Busch
2.43 out of 5 based on 6,195 ratings.
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