Bud Light Platinum | Anheuser-Busch

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56
awful
1,850 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor
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Bud Light PlatinumBud Light Platinum
BEER INFO

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

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by DarthKostrizer on 12-31-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,850
Reviews:
338
Avg:
2.28
pDev:
33.33%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
570
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,850 |  Reviews: 338
Photo of JCurry
5/5  rDev +119.3%

Photo of PENISBEER
5/5  rDev +119.3%

Photo of Ljcs1973
5/5  rDev +119.3%

Nice smooth flavor from start to finish that remains consistent. Very good beer for being Budweiser

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Photo of DavidFord89
5/5  rDev +119.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance - Has a crisp, raw look to it. The bottle itself conveys a more sleek energy as compared to the standard Bud Light appearance and when poured in a glass it comes off as an exceedingly approachable nectar.

Smell - The uniform, mellow-like aroma that we have come to be familiar with from the Budweiser kin of beers. No one fragrance is overpowered but you can tell there is a quality mingling of sensations here.

Taste - Refreshing and effortless to drink, quintessential for sultry months, casually drinking or when looking to pace oneself. A lighter flavor compared to other beers of analogous alcohol content. Taking a sip the beer is very punctual with it's flavors and becomes acutely enjoyable.

Mouthfeel - First-rate and undemanding to take on. An almost glassy yet distinct punch manifests itself within every swig.

Overall - This has to be the hands down selection between light beers and even compared to "heavy" beers or craft selections depending on what the affair is. A magnificent middle ground is found between the higher alcohol content common with craft beers or even other types of alcohol while still remaining "light", crisp, and fortifying. The ideal beer for any occasion.

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Photo of LeapintoBeer
5/5  rDev +119.3%

Photo of Beerboi1123
5/5  rDev +119.3%

Photo of TimCasby
5/5  rDev +119.3%

Photo of Cityfire
5/5  rDev +119.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is the first light beer I've ever had that has a good old fashioned full bodied beer taste. No bitterness or lack of flavor. Some may question its color, I go with flavor. This is a great beer.

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Photo of Eddie55
5/5  rDev +119.3%

Photo of Knbugs
5/5  rDev +119.3%

Photo of DeezNutz420
5/5  rDev +119.3%

Photo of JahnaMendez
5/5  rDev +119.3%

Photo of nick86u
5/5  rDev +119.3%

Photo of Lex123
5/5  rDev +119.3%

Photo of hambergurman93
5/5  rDev +119.3%

Photo of aRagingCanadian
4.94/5  rDev +116.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is truly one of the best "light" beers I've ever had. Sleemen Light being in close second. Not to mention this is a very, very, very smooth beer. Goes down like water. It's a light beer taste with a strong beer kick (6%). The only downside is the price. But it's worth it.

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Photo of chumsnards666
4.88/5  rDev +114%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I had reservations about buying this as it's a little stronger than I am used to, but let me tell you, I was pleasantly surprised!

A-The appearance is nothing short of beautiful. The golden, honey colored beer excited me as it was poured into a very bulbous snifter, which I had purchased at McGovern's (a great place to have a cold one, by the way). The lacing was like fine art. The carbonation yielded a nice finger's worth of head which told me I was in for a treat!

S-As I tilted the glass towards my head, I couldn't help but become overwhelmed by the delightful aroma which filled my nostrils. A pleasant blend of hops, barley and all that is great. The carbonation tickled my nose, which made me giggle. The only reason it got a 4.5 is because I had passed gas just before I drank.

M-The mouthfeel was nothing short of amazing. It was like a party in my mouth, but not a regular party, a party like you'd see in a movie.

T-The taste was nothing short of amazing. The years of craftsmanship that went into this godly nectar were very apparent. A smooth, wheaty flavor at first, then a crisp, ballsy finish.

O-Overall, I can not wait to crack open another one of these babies and get down to business. Another fine product, brought to us by a little brewery in the heart of America.

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Photo of Phil21
4.84/5  rDev +112.3%

Photo of jamesrange62
4.75/5  rDev +108.3%

Photo of Jeff22
4.75/5  rDev +108.3%

Photo of dpgoblejr
4.6/5  rDev +101.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Super clean appeal to the look. Very light straw color with a fizzy off white head that retreats quickly to a ring around the edges. No lacing to speak of. Inviting aroma of some sweet tropical fruits. The unmistakable taste of Bud Light lager but, there is an appealing sweet flavor that is balancing out the bitterness. This sweetness keeps me sipping for more and I find I am really enjoying this brew. Feel is watered down and not much in the way of body. Overall, I think this is by far the best light beer I've ever had. I understand it's Bud and this makes people dislike it because of the connection to "macro;" but I do wonder if those who rate it so poorly actually have tried it and with an open mind. Just sayin'...

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Photo of Derrill
4.5/5  rDev +97.4%

Photo of lucas
4.5/5  rDev +97.4%

Photo of courtney80
4.38/5  rDev +92.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I prefer this to my normal bud light now. I always liked normal Budlight in the past over anything else. And now I have a new go to beer. My only reason is the 6.0 Alcohol content. To me it taste like Budlight with a kick and that's what I love. Now 2 or 3 bottles is all I need instead of 5 or 6..

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Photo of RyanLaCount03
4.3/5  rDev +88.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This Bud Light creation was very good in my opinion. The taste was good and similar to regular Bud Light. The mouthfeel was very smooth and very easy to drink. The appearance and the bottle the beer came in was the best part of this beer. I believe Bud did a great job at coming up with a new beer.

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Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
2.28 out of 5 based on 1,850 ratings.
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