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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5/5  rDev +105.8%

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2.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3/5  rDev +23.5%

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2.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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1/5  rDev -58.8%

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2/5  rDev -17.7%

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1/5  rDev -58.8%

Photo of maclean25
2.47/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Despite over a decade of drinking beer, this is my first Budweiser. I got a six-pack of cans which came to CAD$2.05 per beer.

Despite all the commercials for this beer showing a deep amber colour, this has a crystal clear and slightly yellow body with foamy white head. On the aroma I get corn and malt. It has a very light and sweet taste. The flavour is slightly smoky with a hint of apple. No alcohol in the taste. It also has a light body, a little watery, with heavy carbonation.

Overall, while this is marketed as the King of Beer, it is more like the anemic prince of beers. It is easy drinking because you got to drink two cans before you feel like you had one.

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1.25/5  rDev -48.6%

Photo of blackcompg
2.2/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle...

Appearance - Poured nearly 2 fingers of bright white tight head, dissipates very quickly, down to a cap in a minute. Color of the beer is a very lite clear yellow. I actually have a little lacing going on here.

Smell - Very light sweet corn, white bread, and a touch of pear/apple.

Taste - Taste is consistent from start to finish, very little transition here. A combination of light rice and corn, slight biscuit, very light apple essence, and some light minerals. Slight apple peel long into the finish. No perceptable hops.

Mouthfeel - Light and watery, medium+ carb comes on very quickly, and provides a bright crisp scrub with lots of edges that lasts throughout the entire sip.

Overall - Now that I've been a BA for awhile I would never purchase this. A best case for this beer would be to mow a few down after mowing your friends lawn and this is all he had in his fridge. A typical macro I s'pose, super cheap and super available, but can't recommend.

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3.5/5  rDev +44%

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2.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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1.5/5  rDev -38.3%

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2.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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1/5  rDev -58.8%

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2.75/5  rDev +13.2%

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2.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Cavanaghty
1.95/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Drank it right from the can.

Appearance: Well it was in a can, but it has a clear yellowish tint to it.

Smell: Sweer smell of corn and alcohol. Not very strong smelling.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth light bodied beer. Taste of sugars, wheat, and alcohol. Not much the way of hops.

Overall: For being "The King of Beers" it's not very good. It has its places, like when there is nothing else to drink, or like in my case it was the best out of all the selection at an open bar at a wedding.

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2.7/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

How else to end a BADL tasting? WHALES SON!

Looks like yellow food coloring mixed with water. Some head I guess. Smells like a can of sweet corn, and tastes pretty similar too. Maizeobacyllis character is dominant, pairs well with hot summer days, being shirtless, and being broke in college.

For what it is, it's not that bad. Honestly, I've had MUCH worse craft beers. And how can you argue with that American flag can?!

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1/5  rDev -58.8%

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2/5  rDev -17.7%

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