Bud Light Platinum | Anheuser-Busch

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Bud Light PlatinumBud Light Platinum

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Missouri, United States

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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Ratings: 1,900 |  Reviews: 353
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2/5  rDev -9.9%

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3/5  rDev +35.1%

Photo of damndirtyape
1.46/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

12oz bottle poured into a tumbler.

Appearance: Pale straw yellow, thin white head - barest level of lacing noted.

Smell: Practically none, maybe a hint of grain.

Taste: At first nothing, then a bit of crispness following by a really bad sweet finish. It's like the hops were left out or were not dosed properly. The sweetness isn't even enjoyable...it's quite unpleasant like something else off has been mixed in there. I thought maybe it was the food I had with this (cheese and crackers) but drank some water and tried again. Nope - not good.

Mouthfeel: Watery, but not fizzy. Otherwise nothing special.

Overall / Drinkability: I could not finish this because of the taste. I'm not sure what they were thinking behind this one but this is not a good lager nor is it a good beer. Appearance is probably the only thing this beer has going for it. To the best of my knowledge, the first time I was unable to finish a beer to date. I don't like to be down on beer at all, but this one is poorly put together - at least to my tastebuds anyway.

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2/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of Goblinmunkey7
2.26/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: The prince of beer is bedecked in cobalt blue. Platinum shining from his digits. Like his father, the pale, sallow, yellowed skin holds a wispy trace of white atop its head. Lively.

Smell: Skins fresh from the orchard mix with the stale stench of alcohol. He must have taken a morning stroll. Pale, vaguely sweet, mute promises of something greater. He spiked his lager with cider, a mystery to behold. Bathing is a sea of apple juice and fresh peeled skin. He must enjoy it with cereal.

Taste: Trailing his fingers through the grass, our prince reaches his orchard. Juice splatters his chin as the sharp bite of apple splashes in the grass. A maid to the side reminds him of hay, rolling. Sweet lingering traces of bread from the morning. So pale, so sweet. His breath carries the ever present trace of alcohol muted by damp fruit and musty hay. Back through the grass, perhaps a cracker will settle his stomach.

Mouthfeel: The prince is bright, light on his feet, and bubbly. His charisma can only carry him so far.

Overall: I believe our prince found himself in the bottom of a cheap paper bag.

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1/5  rDev -55%

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2/5  rDev -9.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -32.4%

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1/5  rDev -55%

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2.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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1.5/5  rDev -32.4%

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2/5  rDev -9.9%

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Photo of BucannonXC5
2.54/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

22-oz. bomber into a pint glass at my house on Oct. 13, 2012 (purchased at Village Square Liquor & Kegs in San Diego for $2.99 (estimated, forgot to grab a receipt) on Oct. 13, 2012). Pale clear with 1 ½ fingers of white head that dissipated immediately. No retention on the tops or the sides.

Smelled bread, hay, cereal, corn, grass, light caramel and light honey. Surprisingly a bit enticing.

Tasted like a stronger version of the smell. Could definitely taste the alcohol. Got cereal, honey, corn, yeast and a sugary sweet malt.

Light body. Thin texture. Average-to-soft carbonation. Abrupt watery finish.

Not a bad beer for the type. Shame on me for thinking it would be better. A nice change of pace from the boring old Bud Light.

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2.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

A - very pale and clear beer. Almost like water. 6% labeled on a purple bottle. Carbonation was minimum. Negligible lacing.

S - a very slight/light smell of corn.

T - no hops detectable by my palate. No taste of malt either yet you knew it was a beer.

M - light body one step above water.

O - I will not order this beer again. A very pale totally neutral beer.

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2.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of ahuryn135
1.45/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Was hanging out with a friend and he handed this to me. Poured from a 12 fl. oz. bottle into clear plastic cup(was at friends apartment and that's all he had unfortunately)

A- Very pale yellow, poured with barely any head that did not linger, almost no lacing.

S- Very grapey, with the slightest hint of hops.

T- Like water with grapes and some hops. wanted to throw it down the drain but wanted to be polite to the friend that so graciously gave it to me.

M- Watery, thin, typical of the brand.

O- Bad beer. I don't know the price on this but it is probably way overpriced. Avoid, avoid, avoid

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Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 2.22 out of 5 with 1,900 ratings