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Bud Light Platinum | Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
2.22/5
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1,875 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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by DarthKostrizer on 12-31-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,884
Reviews:
346
Ratings:
1,875
pDev:
34.23%
Bros Score:
2.54
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
588
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,875 |  Reviews: 346
Photo of Biggiekrock627
2.09/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of chrisroarshack
1/5  rDev -55%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of billdove5
2.08/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

The primary qualities of Bud Light Platinum (BLP) are the sweet blue bottle and the malt liquor kick. If I were 15 again I would be buying (obtaining) this over Icehouse and Mickey's, for sure. I don't know if they sell BLP in a 40 oz., but if they did this would be one of the most drinkable desirable 40 oz on the market. Did I mention the ABV is 6%? I know, many a fancy craft beer can reach that kind of fumeage, but can they do so with the consistency of water and digestabilty? Answer: no. Will BLP be around in 15 years? Probably not. But can you open one and enjoy the party? The answers is yes, my friend. Yes.

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Photo of Ltdsaint
1.12/5  rDev -49.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Photo of BlakeA85
2.38/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Bud Light Platinum was a bit of a surprise to me. It pours like your regular adjunct lager. Slightly frothy head, half a finger tall. Smells like Bud Light, but with more alcohol (which is exactly what it is). It's a corny adjunct taste. Goes down like water, burns a little afterward. The feel is as if water, Bud Light and a really really light liquor had a child. Not super impressed, but it is after all, Bud Light.
Do note that I had this right after I finished a bottle of Guinness Extra Stout, so I suppose the review is a little skewed, but I tried to be fair to the poor light lager. Not offensive, but not wonderful either.

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Photo of Brew_ski
2.54/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Mcataldo8
1.29/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Prost76
3.27/5  rDev +47.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of BlueShepard19
2.01/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of imanidiot777
2.07/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of Determined419
1.93/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of jjbeanface
2.54/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Golden look. Light bubbles, one inch head. Smells vaguely of stewed vegetables with sweet notes. Tastes sweet and a hint of broth taste within. Feels smooth going down, slight liquor feel afterwards. Overall, a good beer to get drunk with, but not something you would want to drink unless you just need a palate cleanser.

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

Photo of godawgs
2.13/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Urk1127
2.7/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.5

Clear gold. White fizzy head
Smell is corn. Rice, slight booze ester
Taste is sharp corn, not much to this.
Feel is fizxy, heavy carbonation.

Inoffensive.

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Photo of Scott17Taylor
1.47/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Gut rot don't buy again.

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Photo of WickedBeer
2.04/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Zazzi82
2.19/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of fortyfield
2.75/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of SMH_NWI
1.73/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Jeroberts2012
3/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of justin47
2.53/5  rDev +14%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of EdgarGerik
1.99/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of redbarnbikes
2.78/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 2.22 out of 5 with 1,875 ratings
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