Bud Light Platinum | Anheuser-Busch

Bud Light PlatinumBud Light Platinum
BA SCORE
4.4%
Liked This Beer
2.22 w/ 1,867 ratings
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
Ranking:
#43,786
Reviews:
344
Ratings:
1,867
Liked:
82
Avg:
2.22/5
pDev:
34.23%
Alströms:
2.54
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
582
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,867 |  Reviews: 344
Photo of Jcrampton94
3.92/5  rDev +76.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mlkluther
2.02/5  rDev -9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of tiitomireles
3.1/5  rDev +39.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Photo of calanrutherford
3.25/5  rDev +46.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Penrodeo
2.19/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of stevoj
2.64/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Can from Albertsons. Drinking this for an Untappd badge, period. Not expecting much. Normal pale lager look and feel, nose a bit maltier than the norm. Taste is sweet grain and adjuncts, not bad, mouth feel is fairly slick. Very drinkable, not much in flavor, but overall decent.

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Photo of smithj4
1.91/5  rDev -14%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Raime
2.87/5  rDev +29.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Bud Light Platinum.

I have probably drank at least five thousand of these things by the time I joined this site mid-way through my college years in 2012. My review was quite dickish and I sounded straight up snobby. SO.. 401 beers later I am ready to give this stuff a fair shake. Mind you, only at 401 because I took a two year hiatus ;).

Look - Ever so slight dark tint of golden yellow with a finger of white head that goes away so quickly if you blink you'll completely miss it. Not a single aspect of the head sticks around, so no lacing shall be present. Carbonation certainly looks high. 2.

Smell - A huge punch in the face of creamed corn and rice adjuncts. Cooked vegetables. Yep, it's an AAL alright. 2.5.

Taste - Y'know what, I'm going to be devils advocate here and say it really isn't THAT bad for what it is. Crisp and highly refreshing. Grassy notes all throughout with a pleasant creamed corn aspect. This one is actually quite smooth. 3.25

Feel - Very watery body with enough carbonation to set off a volcanic eruption. Seriously, the carbonation is as high as astronaught pussy. Nothing more to say here. 2.

Overall - If you ignore everything the average beer drinker doesn't care about ( Look,smell, and feel) you come up with an AAL that hits its niche. This truly is far from the worst thing I've ever had, and it is actually quite...pleasant...for its category. Yeah. So give it a shake for what it is and don't aimlessly bash it because it is the brew of choice for 70% of ' beer ' drinkers. Makes for a fine palate washer too. So..ignoring the aspects the average redneck pays no attention to...hold on. Remember, this is meant to be a low flavor, ' high to the average Joe ' alcohol beer that causes regrettable decisions, fist fights, good times, and gets college dudes laid. Anyway, 3.25

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Photo of jackb112
3.73/5  rDev +68%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I have a soft spot for cheap light beer, and this one is just solid.

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Photo of JordanHageman
2.22/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of twelveone
2.88/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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

Absolutely the worst tasting beer ever. It's also got a strange syrup like mouthfeel which doesn't pair well with the fact that it is supposed to be light. There's nothing premium or platinum here...

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Photo of pnelting
2.64/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Nfiorini513
2.21/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of VinceMig
1.93/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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

Butt Sprite Shatinum. What a waste of time.

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Photo of Guitars_and_beer
3.25/5  rDev +46.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Better than Bud or Bud Light. Just not my taste.

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Photo of Its_Dipset_Eyy
1.92/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of mmmbeer89
1.73/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75

better than bud light...but not by much.

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Photo of A_Hajduk
1.87/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Jpatton94
2.06/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of BeerForMuscle
2.37/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of MizzouBrew
2.15/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

I prefer Bud Light to this "Platinum" offering. That about says it all.

Using the Begnel formula, the Alcohol Score is 12 oz. x 6.0% = 72, or 1.4 Bud Lights.

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Photo of Nmelione
2.22/5  rDev 0%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 4.4% out of 100 with 1,867 ratings
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