Bud Light Platinum | Anheuser-Busch

BA SCORE
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 JGargano
1.86/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I found this beer to be absolute garbage. It just feels like anheuser-bush is trying to jump on a market of high octane beers for cheap. I for one don't know why any one would like to get the jersey shore cast drunker then they already are... The beer is tasteless then it finishes with some thing in the realm of vodka. I hated ever bit off it. The only reason i didn't give it a 1 is because I'm sure Budweiser will or has made something worse.

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1.75/5  rDev -23.2%

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2/5  rDev -12.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +86.4%

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2/5  rDev -12.3%

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1.25/5  rDev -45.2%

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4/5  rDev +75.4%

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2/5  rDev -12.3%

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2/5  rDev -12.3%

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1.5/5  rDev -34.2%

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2/5  rDev -12.3%

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2.25/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of BigBry
2.24/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Aluminum bottle (if its container is aluminum I review it as a can, even if it does have a bottle cap).
Pours out a clear, yellow liquid. I got a huge mountain of merangue-like head, foam lasted a long time, leaving thin lace strings. A few bubble lines continue up from the bottom of the glass.
Smells a bit like sour grain or other wet cereal.
Taste has some light grain, or other sweetness. Sourish, acidic finish. More alcohol burn than I was expecting, not too overpowering, but still present.
Light bodied, medium carbonation.
Trying to be objective...About what I was expecting - a strong light beer ?!?

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Photo of GreesyFizeek
2.08/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Bottle purchased and drank at Kelly's Saloon in Geneseo, NY.

Pours a clear golden yellow, with a small quarter inch fizzy head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells essentially exactly like Bud Light. Slightly sweet smelling.

The taste is similar. Very close to Bud Light, but a bit sweeter. The alcohol is boosted here, but it's noticeable. The sweet corn and grain flavors are pretty gross, and too much for me.

Light bodied, a bit heftier than Bud Light but still pretty weak. High carbonation.

Nice try, AB-InBev, this still sucks.

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Photo of cbutova
2.01/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

The time has come to finally review the lone bottle someone left at my parents house.

A- Pint glass pour from the blue bottle. Incredibly light color, an uber pale diluted yellow hue, clearly filtered. Small white head forms to about one finger in size and is foamy in texture. Cap retention is not very good and a thin ring leaves no lace at all. Beer ends up looking like juice.

S- Extremely faint and not much going on. Light grape-like/cidery fruit, bread and weak sugary hints. Really have to stress to get anything.

T- Hard to distinguish from any other Bud products I have had, it has been a while though. Bread and apple juice forward, not really in a pleasant way, sort of harsh. Yeast bread, rice adjuncts and something spicy (not sure if yeast or hops). It doesn't sound too bad but with any warmth at all, things just get more and more muddled and it get's more astringent.

MF- Extremely thin body with a ton of foamy carbonation and a light sweetness. Hint of bitterness but the overall feel is harsh, too much carbonation without anything else backing it up.

When ice cold this isn't terrible. Once it gets any warmth in it, it goes to hell. There is just an unpleasant spicy, adjunct flavor that doesn't work out. Not the worst beer I have ever had but nothing interesting here.

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1.75/5  rDev -23.2%

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2/5  rDev -12.3%

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2.25/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +64.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +64.5%

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1/5  rDev -56.1%

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2.5/5  rDev +9.6%

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2.5/5  rDev +9.6%

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2.75/5  rDev +20.6%

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