Bud Light Platinum | Anheuser-Busch

BA SCORE
56
awful
1,862 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor
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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by DarthKostrizer on 12-31-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,862
Reviews:
341
Avg:
2.28
pDev:
33.77%
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
577
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,862 |  Reviews: 341
Photo of fthegiants
1.25/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Bogdawg
2.92/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 94rocker1
2.29/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of jeffreyhill021
2.43/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Mark-Leggett
2.41/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of LWagoner
2.58/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of nater919
1.9/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of edthehead
2/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Timc32
2/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of duvel1979
2/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of dms1767
1.75/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of SpaceBeagle
2.53/5  rDev +11%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of AdmiralOzone
2.79/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Dreynolds1808
1.18/5  rDev -48.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of nickapvikes
1.96/5  rDev -14%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JonathanED
2.78/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of TCMike
1.75/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of AH3
1.96/5  rDev -14%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

No more ales and rich lagers for me, just found out that I'm type 2 diabetic. So, I was apprehensive when I tried this for the first time last night. It is very drinkable if you avoid smelling it along the way. I thought it was fairly smooth, but yeah it doesn't have a whole lot of flavor and that is OK. At 6.0 abv and only 4.4 carbs per it is a diabetics dream come true. You can have 5 of these and still not take in as many carbs as a medium sized banana. My palette will adjust in time and will get used to the smell and less taste. Cheers !

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Photo of drahodo
2.18/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of zzachm18
2.43/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of NateDyk47
2/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Look: clear, golden colored beer with a tiny bit of white head
Smell: very faint, if anything... what's there smells a little like vodka
Taste: the only thing going for it here is that it's so weak, you can't tell it's terrible. faint notes of corn and alcohol.
Feel: pretty easy to drink, if getting drunk fast is what you're going for

Overall: Not good. Not at all... but it's cheap, light, and 6% alcohol, so if I'm missing college again I'll probably buy more of it anyway.

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Photo of Superheatnsubcool
1.62/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of ScaryEd
2.92/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Tried for the first time as a palate cleanser. Had no idea the ABV was 6%.

Honestly, it's pretty good for what it is. It has a nice crisp, clean flavor that's very light despite the higher ABV. I could easily pound a few of these at a get-together.

For an AAL, this absolutely holds up.

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Photo of mdt88
3.15/5  rDev +38.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brlelievre
1.69/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
2.28 out of 5 based on 1,862 ratings.
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