Budweiser | Anheuser-Busch

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Missouri, United States

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

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Crystal clear pale straw color with a decent sized bubbly white head that slowly recedes leaving minimal lace. Aromas of light coarse grain light green apple and a moderate spicy floral hop. The flavor is a light sweet honey like bready maltiness. Just enough spicy hop to counter the sweetness and light hop bitterness. Light body with moderate level of carbonation and a slick sharp mouthfeel. Quite a contrast from the PBR. This is lighter and less sweet but still falls well into the style guide.

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look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle into a pint glass

A: Crystal clear light yellow with 1 fingers width of white head. Lots of carbonation bubbles but head still dissipates down quickly. Leaves only the faintest patches of pacing.

S: Adjunct / rice like aromas, sweetness, subtle floral notes are the only hop characters I get. Simple and obviously not great, but honestly the aroma is actually pretty hood for an AAL.

T: Adjunct flavors, sweet malts, some hop spice. Starts off solid but gets worse as it warms.

M/D: Medium body, heavy carbonation, surprisingly filling which I think is at least partially due to the high carbonation. Drinkability is average.

O: AAL, they are what we thought they were. But for a horrible style, this is actually one of the best of the bunch. Not something Id choose to buy (only have this cause it was a left over of a six pack I bought for my dad), but if you have to have an AAL you could certainly choose worse.

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Budweiser from Anheuser-Busch
2.43 out of 5 based on 6,178 ratings.
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