Natty Daddy (8%) | Anheuser-Busch

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Missouri, United States

Style: American Malt Liquor

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Luigi on 09-18-2011

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Photo of Spencer96
1/5  rDev -59.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1


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Photo of GuyLO
4.72/5  rDev +91.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I have NEVER been a fan of the oh so flaunted IPAS's, they taste like what they are, 200 bushels of hops, used as preservatives, to make ales and beers to survive the 6-9 month trip to India from England to slack the thirst of the gutter class ruffians that made up the army of the British East India Company .
Natty Daddy has all the alcohol, or nearly so, of the German beers that I got used to while in Uncle Sugars service, without on any of, to my American tongue the far more heavy tastes and "unusual" qualities of the beers brewed following the Reinheitsgebot laws. What we call "High Gravity" the call "almost there, but not quite".
Natty Daddy has , almost, all the alcohol of a German beer but with the flavor styles that Americans prefer.
Nice taste, smooth finish, not much of an aftertaste ( not that after 6 of them you are going to notice the taste of an Indian "Ghost Chili").
It smells like beer, having worked my way through high school at a bar run by the local Capo I know what beer, stale or otherwise, is supposed smells like.
Feel is as good as it gets unless you are some kind of "beer snob" who thinks they are THE sommelier of beers, it goes down right smoothly.
Look, really? Who looks at beer? It's meant to be drank, and in quantity!
Overall: Natty Daddy has the alcohol content and price point to bring back fond memories of the "bad old days' of the Cold War years spent In Germany with friends who would be friends until all have passed to the great beyond without the taste that required shots of Asbach Uralt Cognac to get it out of your taste buds.

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Photo of Tee76
2.57/5  rDev +4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

What do you expect for a $1.00 a can? Its 25ozs of regret and bad decisions. When money is tight this here will do the trick. Actually pretty easy to drink once you choke the first one down.

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Photo of UnicornBrewing
1.98/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Natty Daddy - 72F loud and fizzy like some dramatic person who talks loudly, over the rest of the people in the fast food restaurant, clear in a plastic sort of way. A disagreeable flavor with a fard of makeup like sweetness trying to cover up self inflicted flaws ie meth craters on its face. Has a bit of heavy bite like lugging life’s possessions in baggage along the highway, car long since broken down. It’s a daddy in the sense of not a real father but just some novelty title used arbitrarily in cheap sex play. Sure it grows on you like any bad situation will, but what will be the true cost? Foams up big and loud but doesn’t stick around. You are what you drink. Has a sweet facade, but the alcohol cuts you in the gut, then leaves a long wet syrupy flow all over the floor of your mouth. Funny how the shitty ones are the most fun. Reminds of the last cheap beer i bought, after careful deliberation as regards to most alcohol per cent cost at a gas station (why don’t they list this like they do cost per oz on foods at grocery store?), and, not wanting to unease Jen by drinking in car way back from Dallas foodie event, chugged it down in bathroom, and she know exactly what i’d done when i got back into car. Couldn’t really manage to make three hour drive back without something, having gone without smoking a while now, still craving as much as those guys who find butts on ground and roll em into a bugler or top paper.

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Photo of Matt_g5
5/5  rDev +102.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great for getting shifaced quickly b4 a nice islander game. Gets the job done. My friend Vin yaked quickly upon consumption. Overall 10/10.

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Photo of JustLikeMyDad
1.31/5  rDev -47%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.25

Photo of brewnme
1.83/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of BucannonXC5
2.42/5  rDev -2%
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
3.58/5  rDev +44.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | 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 +102.4%
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 -19%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Knapp85
1.88/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Stofko1992
2.3/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of taters21
2.8/5  rDev +13.4%
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 +9.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Photo of km02600
2.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of HellsRanger
2.33/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

O.K. get over 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 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. 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 +21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of CellarMoon
1.77/5  rDev -28.3%
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 +102.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Bogdawg
1.57/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of 94rocker1
3.31/5  rDev +34%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of caburdette51
1/5  rDev -59.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of noah12354
2.57/5  rDev +4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

it is wat it is...cheapo first it was fuck this its like not bad maybe it got brewed a lil better....i like 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 -1.2%
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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Natty Daddy (8%) from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 2.47 out of 5 with 299 ratings