Natural Ice | Anheuser-Busch

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Natural IceNatural Ice

Brewed by:
Missouri, United States

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Natural Ice is brewed with a blend of premium American-grown and imported hops and a combination of malt and corn that lends Natural Ice its delicate sweetness. It then undergoes Anheuser-Busch’s exclusive ice-brewing process, which takes the beer to a temperature below freezing and leads to the formation of ice crystals which create its signature rich and smooth taste.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-03-2001

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1/5  rDev -50.5%

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2.25/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of Rddymk
3.18/5  rDev +57.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2

Big head at first then dies quickly. Very nice on the sides of the tongue and then finishes with a good mouthfeel. The alcohol creeps up on you very quickly and then, BAM, you are on your ass! Whoa! Ate pretzels and sardines in mustard sauce to keep the buzz in check. Finally finished with 2 more and went to bed.

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Photo of Lare453
1/5  rDev -50.5%

Photo of Treath
1.95/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

From a 12 oz can into a glass.

A- Pale yellow. A finger amount of head that quickly fizzles away to a little ring. The tiniest amount of lacing.

S- Alcohol, corn, some grains. In that order.

T- It tastes like seltzer water and corn with some alcohol. But the "taste" goes away once swallowed.

M- Extremely light mouthfeel. Very clean and crisp. Good amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is an ok beer when it's a hot day out. It's refreshing, but you can really taste the alcohol in it in the initial few sips.

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Photo of templar316
1/5  rDev -50.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This is bad. Pours the color of urine after an evening drinking BCBS. Smells like vodka. In my years as a server of cheap beer, I served enough of this to fill the building that you're stitting in. Everytime I made the mistake of drinking it I vomited.

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Photo of tuckerlikesbeer
1.25/5  rDev -38.1%

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1.25/5  rDev -38.1%

Photo of Herky21
1.75/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of JeffSuttonTX
3/5  rDev +48.5%

Photo of GreesyFizeek
1.17/5  rDev -42.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Just a horrid beer. There is no reason in the world to drink this.

It's bright urine yellow. A fizzy head not unlike the head that forms in the toilet when peeing.

Smells like nothing.

Tastes like sweet, sweet skunk. Just nasty stuff.

Light body. Highly carbonated. If you drink it, pound it, because if it even warms up a little bit, it tastes like the Devil's taint.

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2.25/5  rDev +11.4%

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2/5  rDev -1%

Photo of brin611
1.25/5  rDev -38.1%

Photo of EUFTG
1/5  rDev -50.5%

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3/5  rDev +48.5%

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2/5  rDev -1%

Photo of JohnnieNepal
2.25/5  rDev +11.4%

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1/5  rDev -50.5%

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1/5  rDev -50.5%

Photo of EdgeT
1.59/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

This beer is probably one of the worse beers you can buy. Very dull and watered down taste makes it a unwanted beer in my opinion. If you are looking for a cheap beer there are better choices than Natural Ice to choose. The can is unattractive as well. If you are looking for a beer as simple as its name, this is what you are looking for.

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1/5  rDev -50.5%

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1.43/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

A - Pours very clear yellow with a large bone-white head. Left a small amount of lacing.

S - Pretty much smells as expected. A little bit og rice adjunct, but the scent is dominated by cheap stale malt.

T - Huge amounts of cheap malt all over this flavor with a small amount of green apple and alcohol.

M - Thin watery body with extremely heavy carbonation.

O - Overall, It tasted like an extremely cheap malt liquor. It was pretty bad.

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Photo of oriolesfan4
1.75/5  rDev -13.4%

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1/5  rDev -50.5%

Natural Ice from Anheuser-Busch
2.02 out of 5 based on 1,404 ratings.
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