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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2.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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3/5  rDev +23.5%

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1/5  rDev -58.8%

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1.5/5  rDev -38.3%

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2/5  rDev -17.7%

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1.75/5  rDev -28%

Photo of OregonDuckinTexas
3.31/5  rDev +36.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

There's a reason they call it the king of beers. There's also a reason it's the number one selling import, non-European beer in Europe, and the fastest growing beer in the world by volume. Despite what beer snobs may think, the vast majority of beer drinkers like a light, American-style lager beer. Bud is the quintessential model of that style. Their quality control is absolutely second to none. I've met with the management a number of times and their penchant for quality is amazing. So, Bud? It delivers exactly what it promises, a light, refreshing beer that is right down the middle of the road; not hoppy and not malty. If you want a smooth, easy-going beer, Bud is, well,... the king of beers.

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1.75/5  rDev -28%

Photo of Thepumpkinpiper
2.55/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Budweiser seems to be the Nickelback of beers - universally hated by the critics, but still insanely popular. Me, I've always enjoyed it for what it is - a smooth drinking beer that's great after a hard day.

Appearance: Pale (and I mean very pale) yellow, minimal head.

Smell: Nothing especially noticeable actually. Hint of sour grain much like Tusker, but less noticeable. Mostly just a slight metallic grain scent.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Very carbonated, like a pop. Clean flavor with a hint of pleasant sweetness (this sweetness comes out more when it's in the bottle). I like it for what it is.

Overall: Like I said, I enjoy it. Call me crazy, but for what it is, it's a pleasant drinking beer. Much better than some of the garbage out there in the more budget priced sections. For an affordable, everyday beer, it's the one I go for.

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2.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Solid beer, nothing fancy

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1.5/5  rDev -38.3%

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1/5  rDev -58.8%

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5/5  rDev +105.8%

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4/5  rDev +64.6%

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1.25/5  rDev -48.6%

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1/5  rDev -58.8%

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3/5  rDev +23.5%

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2.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Budweiser from Anheuser-Busch
2.43 out of 5 based on 6,128 ratings.
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