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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Photo of AllenJasper
2.03/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Had this from the bottle at a MN wild game today.
Before this, I had a miller lite, and was thinking macro beers really are not all that disgusting...
But then I got a Budweiser... and it was rather disgusting, just an awful grainy taste that made me rather depressed that I spent $7.50 on it.
This may be as close to cheap malt liquor in taste as beer gets.
I neglected to smell it, because I was in a situation where that would be breaking a social norm, but I have smelled it before.
(edit: original ratings are a little too harsh, I should leave room for the worse beers out there)

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Photo of Andlemc
2/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of gwdavis
1.5/5  rDev -38.3%

Photo of RaulMondesi
1.7/5  rDev -30%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Ima try n write this review without gettin' too steamed.

I find it offensive that Budweiser labels this "The Great American Lager." Hell, I find it offensive that Budweiser labels this beverage as beer.

A homie of mine picked up a couple of party packs (that's 3 tall boys a piece to you non-gangsta's) of this swill and we popped em at his pad.

He calls em "Bud heavy" cuz it's tougher than Bud Light, or sumthin'. I call em Bud nuthin', cuz they leave me wantin' somethin' else.

Nasty beer. Taste like the hood of a rusted over Ford Falcon mixed with rotten GMO corn.

Run away from this, my homies. Run!

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Photo of surfotog
1/5  rDev -58.8%

Photo of freshtojeff
1/5  rDev -58.8%

Photo of OregonMicrobrew
2/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of thedemise
2/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of xnapshot
2/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of fatstan
1/5  rDev -58.8%

Photo of Jeffani
3.25/5  rDev +33.7%

Photo of jifigz
3.2/5  rDev +31.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

can poured into a pint glass.

The appearance of the beer is typical straw yellow/golden with tons of carbonation bubbles. The head build quickly and died with a lot of noise. The aroma is husky grain sweetness with a metallic twinge. The taste is very sweet, almost candy like, with a nice aftertaste that is mildly bitter. This is actually a pretty tasty adjunct lager in my opinion. It is typical, yes, but it is also not offensive and rather enjoyable. The MF is the standard for adjunct lagers. I feel that this beer isn't bad at all for a standard adjunct lager, it is a little too expensive for what it is though.

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Photo of tripledbrew
2/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of DoUhave
1.5/5  rDev -38.3%

Photo of MrBillyMac
3/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of DinoBlueShoes
2.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of rwill2001
3/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of nlriehl87
2/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of omegaman
1.5/5  rDev -38.3%

Photo of kclegends03
2.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of zhumphrey
1.5/5  rDev -38.3%

Photo of hockenbeer
2/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of briiguy
2/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of Pfejeran
1.5/5  rDev -38.3%

Photo of JohnnyMc
1/5  rDev -58.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This is the most basic and standard of cheap American lagers.

There is a bit more of a taste than with light beers, but the cost is that you feel full and unsatisfied quickly. Other than being very easy to drink, I can't think of any other positive.

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Budweiser from Anheuser-Busch
2.43 out of 5 based on 6,193 ratings.
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