Bud Light Platinum | Anheuser-Busch

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2.22/5
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1,874 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by DarthKostrizer on 12-31-2011

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Ranking:
#44,848
Reviews:
345
Ratings:
1,874
pDev:
34.23%
Bros Score:
2.54
 
 
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3.02/5  rDev +36%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Justin4498
3.73/5  rDev +68%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BenHoppy
2.16/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of austinc94
2.21/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Khaack
2.37/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of jake96
3.77/5  rDev +69.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

better than standard bud. slightly stronger taste/body, more alcohol content. Good stuffffff

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Photo of TBDave
1.75/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Looks, smells and tastes kinda sweet, bland, light and watery. If you just want a cheap buzz, this will do it. But there are better beers in this price range.

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Photo of Vinman29
3.2/5  rDev +44.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Lots of alcohol in this one. Bud Light Platinum is crisp tasting and bland, and somewhat sweet. It has a alcohol aftertaste if anything. If you want to get drunk off a six pack and not face too many down sides, this product, which is hard to call a beer, would work. You could also mix vodka with club soda for the same taste and effect. I'm not sure what to say. It's like Icehouse without the character. But it is a good sneaky beer to drink around the house because it is pretty strong and you don't need to pound them down to feel pretty good. This is the beer to drink in front of your in-laws. Four of these is like drinking 6-7 light beers essentially, and since it doesn't have any flavor to speak of, you can drink it without smelling like a brewery. The quality and consistency of AB products is always high whether it's your type of beer or not. You get what you expect every time. Platinum is not my favorite kind of beer. It is a good beer to give to a non beer drinker if you want to get the party started. They won't hate it. There are some pluses and minuses to this product. It is not a beer drinker's beer by any stretch. I'm not sure why this beer exists, but it seems to have a lot of shelf space. This is the type of beer you'd give to Sheldon on Big Bang Theory to get him to be less weird. Lots of energy but not a lot of individuality to this beer. It is a fascinating product to me because of its focus on no flavor and high alcohol. Strange combination of attributes. If you buy Platinum for yourself you might have somewhat of a drinking problem and be headed to living in a van by the river because the only thing this beer offers of interest is alcohol. Maybe a good beer for golfing if you are in to that or other activities where your hands are tied like grilling and you don't have a lot of stand around time and can't be carrying and opening a bunch of bottles, but just grab a quick one.

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Photo of WhackoMillah93
1.5/5  rDev -32.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of matcris
2.45/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Fizzy and yellow, with a white foamy cap that disappears quickly. Smells of sulfur, mildly grainy, and grassy. Tastes about the same. Full carbonation, watery feel, and fairly dry. I'd drink one at a party to be polite, but, I wouldn't go buy another single of it.

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Photo of BrettHoo
2/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of choll
2.5/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Tastes like alcohol with a little bit of beer in it.

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Photo of Jcjackson131
2.6/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of TPZEM
1.81/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Pours a very clear yellow with no head, no lacing, high carbonation. Smells very wheaty, but not really a whole lot of aroma to the beer. Tastes very bland; almost like drinking alcoholic water. Slight wheat grain and rice up front, but still mostly just flavorless. Very watery body. Overall, I wouldn't pay more than normal Budweiser products for this, and at a few more bucks a twelve pack, I probably won't be getting any more any time soon.

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1.29/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

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2.27/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

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1.97/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of AlabamaDarren
4.63/5  rDev +108.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of StormAles
2.38/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Spencer96
2.38/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of armock
3/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AlexeiRoquentin
2.81/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Albertdidz
3.12/5  rDev +40.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

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4.6/5  rDev +107.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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1.52/5  rDev -31.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 2.22 out of 5 with 1,874 ratings
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