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Natty Daddy (8%) | Anheuser-Busch

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2.44/5
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268 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Malt Liquor

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Luigi on 09-18-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,493
Reviews:
110
Ratings:
268
pDev:
37.3%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
62
Trade:
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Photo of brewnme
1.83/5  rDev -25%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of BucannonXC5
2.42/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Type: 25-oz. can
Glass: Clear 15.25-oz. pilsner
From: 5 Star Market & Liquor in La Mesa, Calif..
Price: $1.79 (I think)
Purchased: Oct. 10, 2017
Consumed: Oct. 10, 2017
Reviewed as: American Malt Liquor
Misc.: Canned on June 9, 2017 (I think)

Recently was dared to review a King Cobra. Actually did not know that Malt Liquor was reviewable on Beer Advocate. Once I looked it up and saw I was, had to go with it. Once I saw that there were seven (seven!) other Malt Liquors at the next-door market, made it a point to review one each Tuesday until I run out. Typically am against all the big boy beers, but I am breaking that rule for this challenge. Fifth up was Natty Daddy, which I had never heard of prior to seeing it with the seven others a few weeks ago. Currently ranked as the 91st-worst beer, which was better than Mickey’s (68th), Hurricane (80th), and King Cobra and Old English 800 (both in bottom 30). In order so far, I had it Mickey’s, Hurricane, Old English 800 and King Cobra with the latter two way back.

Poured a straw-to-pale clear color with 2-to-3 fingers of white frothy head. Lots of fast-moving bubbles coming up from the bottom of the glass. Almost looked like chunks on the bottom. Very good spotty lacing. Decent retention. (Sight - 3.75)

Smelled big booze right away, reminding me of an American Adjunct Lager “Ice” beer. Smoothed out after a bit though. Got corn, pear, apple, green grape, buttery malts, white cracker and white bread. (Smell - 3.50)

Taste was not quite as good. Like the first two I had in this series, the first sip wasn’t bad, but the following sips were trash. This was probably not quite as bad, but still bad. Got sweet corn syrup, wet sticky grass, cold scrambled eggs, wet grain, popcorn kernels and hints of boozy butterscotch. (Taste - 2.00)

Light body. Thin texture. Average carbonation. Abrupt, abrasive finish. Got much worse as it went on. (Feel - 1.50)

Not that good of an American Malt Liquor. Probably in the middle of the five I’ve reviewed now, but closer to the bottom than the top. (Overall - 2.00)

2.42 | 58 | D+

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Photo of huthuty
4.08/5  rDev +67.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Straw clear yellow no head
Smells sweet and corny, the alcohol doesn't sneak up on you until the taste
The taste is sweet malt and alcohol
Overall more sweet taste than other malt liquors would recommend for beginners.

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Photo of woodyswenson
5/5  rDev +104.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If your trying to get fucked off of 1.09$ look no further one can will have you feeling nice.

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Photo of DerwinWentworth
2/5  rDev -18%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Knapp85
1.88/5  rDev -23%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Stofko1992
2.3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of taters21
2.8/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a pale golden color with a one finger head that quickly recedes, leaving no lacing.
Smells fruity at first, almost complex, then a straight up green apple, yeast, and malt fragrance.
Taste is really sweet, alot of malt, with a mild alcohol heat, followed by a hint of grassy hops.
Mouthfeel is syrupy due to the maltiness, but otherwise thin.
Overall, not bad, but not the best malt liquor around.

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
2.7/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Photo of km02600
2.5/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of HellsRanger
2.33/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

O.K. get over it...how do you get 8% at this price and not be a hop-a-li-cious beer...bring your nose down a little and remember respect beer no matter what it is. As far as I'm conscerned...I think it is the perfect lawnmower beer for the price and ABV...my lawn has never looked SO BAD!!!! hahahaha. On the real side it has nothing, but ABV going for it. It is still a Busch and a not so wimpy yellow beer. Has a real yellow color and weak foam with o.k. nose...as for taste it's a Busch with 8% ABV. Remember just my opinion,just respect beer.

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Photo of armock
3/5  rDev +23%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of CellarMoon
1.77/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

It's Thursday night... the day before blessed payday. You are broke. Not just a little broke... more like digging under the couch cushions for silver or even copper broke. You JUST WANT TO GET A LITTLE DRUNK. So instead of sobbing, you drive to the nearest coinstar on empty and cash in your $3.76 in change. Good news though! That will buy you two natty daddy's... the equivalent to eight pedestrian beers. Fire up the Netflix and enjoy binge watching Trailer Park Boys.

That's the miracle of Natty Daddy.

As for the beer itself? The minute you open the can, it's a supernova burst of chrome stripping malt odor that will make you rethink your life choices. HOWEVER, half way through you are buzzed enough not to care. After the tsunamic malt/sugar/corn wave of the first nauseous sips, you're in the zone. While most mortals would have succumbed to fear, you put in a valiant effort to get a little drunk. Cheers!

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Photo of Amarit
5/5  rDev +104.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Bogdawg
1.57/5  rDev -35.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of 94rocker1
3.31/5  rDev +35.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of caburdette51
1/5  rDev -59%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of noah12354
2.57/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

it is wat it is...cheapo beer...at first it was fuck this ...now its like not bad maybe it got brewed a lil better....i like it....my cheap go to beer...its like drinkin 4 beers in 1..drink it cold....drinkem slow....drunkness creeps up on u

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Photo of TerryMills
2.44/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Sweet sweet drinkin juice lol..

Been drinkin all night and grabbed one to finish up ,can't complain for what it is...

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Photo of jzlyo
2.45/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Aroma and flavor is fusels/apples, corn/grains and a long and big alcoholic/heat burn into the finish. Surprisingly better than expected although not enough.

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Photo of slipknotfan93
1.46/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Photo of paulish
3.25/5  rDev +33.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Whey2Hoppy
3.28/5  rDev +34.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance- What you would expect, straw yellow/gold with a fluffy head that lingers.

Smell- Faint aroma of corn, bread, sugar, and yeast.

Taste- Follows the nose, but it's actually quite pleasant, like drinking liquified bread sweetened with a touch of sugar.

Feel- Very full bodied for the style, which I love.

Overall- As far as cheap malt liquors go, this is my standby.

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Photo of The_Snow_Bird
1.13/5  rDev -53.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Very light golden color with a large white head that goes away quickly. Very carbonated. Has a skunky light malt smell. Tastes grainy but very watered down.

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Photo of Scott17Taylor
3.8/5  rDev +55.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I actually enjoyed this beer, cheap beer has its time and place and this was definitely it. Clean crisp and refreshing, sweet grain, no bitterness, a little watery, but overall still enjoyable. I don't know if I'll buy it again, but for a cheap malt liquor it's hard to beat.

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Natty Daddy (8%) from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 2.44 out of 5 with 268 ratings
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