Busch Beer | Anheuser-Busch

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53
awful
1,679 Ratings
THE BROS
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch
Missouri, United States
anheuser-busch.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Busch and Busch Light are both brewed with a blend of premium American-grown and imported hops and a combination of malt and corn to provide a pleasant balanced flavor. Additionally, Busch Light undergoes a longer brewing process that produces a lighter body and fewer calories.

Added by Todd on 11-20-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,679
Reviews:
456
Avg:
2.11
pDev:
35.07%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
251
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,679 |  Reviews: 456
Photo of SpaceBeagle
2.15/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of BlkHawkFan01
1.5/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Swill in its purest form

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Photo of syzygy0
2.21/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Fabulous
2.34/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of AGust82
3.86/5  rDev +82.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AmitC
2.2/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of cbcrunch
2.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of joer40
3.04/5  rDev +44.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of dcbeers
1/5  rDev -52.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of 2beerdogs
2.53/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BlackVeg
1.93/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of dbartel16cc
4.22/5  rDev +100%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Photo of sanitarium16
1.21/5  rDev -42.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Schlitz74
1.43/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

This beer is just Budweiser only worse, there is very little taste or flavor, there is nothing special here.

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Photo of DRRSTAR
2.3/5  rDev +9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of pkalix
2.85/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Great carbonation definitely helps this on a hot day!

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Photo of Superheatnsubcool
1.94/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Russ_Macklem
4.69/5  rDev +122.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

BEER SNOB ALERT!!

American-style lager is a real style folks. Rate it for what it is, please! Sure, it's not incredibly complex and does not have aromas of chocolate, cedar prunings and pine needles. But hey, our lives are complex enough and sometimes we need simplicity. That being said I enjoy all styles of beers from Trappist ales to the hoppiest of craft IPAs. Busch has no off flavours or aromas, is smooth and extremely refreshing. One thing that makes Busch unique is that it's a bit lighter than most lagers, but not a light beer. If you need to consume a few, but still want a fuller flavour, this is the ticket. For the price, taste, and quality, it's hard to beat (around the) Busch.

I lived in St. Louis and have been to the brewery many times. Like it or not, AB makes a good quality, amazingly consistent product. Really tired of the beer snob conspiracy theories. Too bad it is no longer American owned.

I'd love to see more defunct great American lagers like Falstaff come back, or a craft brewer really take an honest shot at this category.

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Photo of Botulizard
1.75/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of 0_0
2.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

I was drunk one night and bought this beer because we could only walk to a convenience store and there was a fish on the side of a can that while I was intoxicated, thought that that was the coolest thing ever apparently. It is a terrible watery mess but it works.

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Photo of dmorgan310
1.92/5  rDev -9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of NotASnob
1.96/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I bought this because I was at Wal-Mart. I know that is a piss poor reason to buy a beer. I came home and popped the top of the tall boy and took my sip. It starts watery and ends with a lot of unpleasant bitterness. The lingering taste in my mouth reminded me of mud. I gave it 2 for look, but that really is for the can. Are you really supposed to pour this. The beer is thin. It has only one thing going for it... it smells pretty okay. I now have to decide if I can drink the other 5 I own or if I should use it instead of room spray.

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Photo of Johnct
1.35/5  rDev -36%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Jeremiah_Nelson
1.75/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of J-Dog86
2.37/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Busch Beer from Anheuser-Busch
2.11 out of 5 based on 1,679 ratings.
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