Bud Light Platinum | Anheuser-Busch

BA SCORE
56
awful
1,850 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:
1,850
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 Gemini6
3/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Hazen
2.05/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of emilykeenify
2.91/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gddgb
2.47/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Findadream
2.65/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Rock_Glenn
1/5  rDev -56.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Tastes like Bud Light with more alcohol and less of that beechwood thing. And less Barley, if there is even any barley in this. There is no grain flavor whatsoever, and the alcohol has an aroma similar to rubbing alcohol. Avoid.

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Photo of dcotom
1.12/5  rDev -50.9%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of colbyfalk
1/5  rDev -56.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of axel_bd
1.88/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of COR8RFAN
2.54/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Squire123
3.36/5  rDev +47.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Clear, ginger ale like appearance, large bubbles rising from glass base, minimal cap.

Clean, fresh slightly spicy aroma with a background of sweet yeast.

Taste is surprisingly good for a Light style lager, particularly in view of the fact some have so little. Entry gives the sense of a pleasant brew that doesn't present any challenges, rather an inviting offer to drink more. Little in the way of the light spiciness in the aroma (ginger ale is spicer) yet it's unmistakenly beer. If nothing else the 6% ABV reinforces that impression. The primary flavor I get is one of sweet bread with a edges rounded off by carbonation. Hops are present in the aroma but not really noticeable in the body or aftertaste. Well, not to me anyway but I'm accustomed to stronger beers.

A bit past medium body. The grain bill I suppose accounts for that though it could be corn syrup for all I know.

Yes, this is lager writ small but lower case doesn't diminish it's pleasing aspects. Designed without bitterness for those who don't want that. I don't make rules for others and don't live by other's rules.

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Photo of Kettle1
3.15/5  rDev +38.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bushwack
2.22/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of colts9016
2.17/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of joecaputi
2.63/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The first whiff from the bottle is walking past a closed bar that must have been busy last night. It pours well in fizzy light beer kind of way then settles down to appear like an old time tap beer in the short glass that accompanied grandpa's shot. It has no real taste or should I say FLAVOR. Caribe styled ginger beer has flavor, lemon ice has flavor. none here. I guess the brewers said to themselves we will offend no one with the taste of this beer. I'm looking forward to pairing this with barbecued foods on hot Florida afternoon. It won't even overcome the potato salad! Blue bottles I mean... There are worse beers out there. I guess this beer has, forgive me, personality?

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Photo of eggs2121
3.84/5  rDev +68.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Of course this is not a poor beer when it comes to American Light Lagers. 6.0% ABV and still light as far as taste. Beer snobs hate this and Busch Signature. Both are good beers for high alcohol American style beers. Certainly better than Malt Liquor. I'd give the edge to Busch for a better taste. But BLP is not bad and has more alcohol. People need to take their nose out of their own asses. This is a solid beer.

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Photo of AD17
2.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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

Photo of Kmyoung0097
2.75/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Cold_1
1.75/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of NorthernMichiganLogan
3.35/5  rDev +46.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ajwii33
2.76/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of beertraveler08
2.19/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of MartyIU13
2/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of red94tt
1.5/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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