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:
6,178
Reviews:
1,683
Avg:
2.43
pDev:
32.51%
 
 
Wants:
67
Gots:
1,636
For Trade:
0
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Photo of dd53grif
2/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of scrooge-mcduff
2.03/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Look: Straw colour (3 SRM), 1 inch head dissipating, very high carbonation, very slight lacing

Smell: Iniatially grass with some corn sweetness, very little of what's there and very little else

Taste: Very akin to the nose, grass with a corn sweetness, very slight malt toastiness (or maybe biscuit, it's hard to distinguish)

Feel: high carbonation but very thin and watery, easy to pound if you want to burp a lot.

Overall: I paid AUD$12 with a coupon and I would not pay more. It is easy to chug for a party etc. but the high carbonation would turn me to better cheaper Australian lagers (VB or Tooheys both being easier to drink, with more flavour)

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Photo of kier
2.61/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of deebo
3.25/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of lawlmartz
1.48/5  rDev -39.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

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

Photo of Kahlerbock
2/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of heddar33
1/5  rDev -58.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of JNPIII127
1.17/5  rDev -51.9%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Photo of hopsonhopsonhops
1.13/5  rDev -53.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Photo of rmarquardt17
2.92/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of VictoriaTyagunova
2/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of rsuarez1982
2.93/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Biggiekrock627
1.7/5  rDev -30%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of monkist
3.14/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

No matter what the people say, I need to say at least a few good words about this beer. Well, actually not about the beer itself but perhaps about the way people should look at it.
This beer should not be compared to any craft beers, but should be appreciated for the way it should be drank. It is a clearly brewed, American adjunct lager that should be drank ice cold at the end of a hot summer day for refreshment. For this purpose it is excellent. A clear, light and refreshing drink. In this quality it is great. As a beer, however... well, it depends on what we consider as one.

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Photo of IBUBrew
2.4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Shane-L-Waddell
2.63/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of B302
1.79/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of Coronaeus
2.28/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of SuiGeneris1
3.5/5  rDev +44%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Djdumont
2.61/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Budweiser is truly the King of (College) Beer(s). It pours a slightly less pale yellow than its light counterpart, and tastes as if there's half beer half water (as opposed to probably 1/3 beer, 2/3 water for bud light). It has very minimal flavor, is overcarbonated, but is actually very smooth going down. This is the beer you drink when you're planning on pounding 12+ to get blackout, without sacrificing the super-low ABVs and cardboard taste of light beers. At a modest 5%, Budweiser will get the job done, but it won't be a great experience, that's for sure.

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Photo of avanhoeck
3.5/5  rDev +44%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zhupengl
3.93/5  rDev +61.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Overall easy to drink, but the flavor is average

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Photo of tvenne
2.75/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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

Continuing my taste test of sub par beer beverages, I arrive at Budweiser today. Never actually tasted it before, believe it or not. Anyway, here I go.
Pew! The nose is really stinky. Not a good experience. Okay, here is the pour....carbonated, as these fluffy drinks usually are...with an ugly colour. Okay, how is the taste?
Oh, man, this is awful! How is it even allowed to be printed on the can that this garbage "produces a taste, a smoothness and drinkability you will find in no other beer at any price"? How is making a statement like that legal? It is also not world renowned and definitely not the king of beers. If you can't prove something, you shouldn't be allowed to market it for profit.
Someone here said that this is classic lager. This is most certainly not that. Not even in the same ballpark. Try some real lager and you'll know what I mean. This is classic rip-off. A bland (no hops, hardly any barley, some rice), poor excuse of a beer (beer?) of any style.

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