Bud Light Platinum | Anheuser-Busch

BA SCORE
56
awful
1,863 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:
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Added by DarthKostrizer on 12-31-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,863
Reviews:
341
Avg:
2.28
pDev:
33.77%
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
577
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,863 |  Reviews: 341
Photo of Hopheadhiker
1.82/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

A friend left it in the fridge. Decided, I would try to see what brewed the Hard Way was all about. Half way through the beer, I accidentally knocked my glass over and broke it. I think God was sending me a message.

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Photo of Gagnonsux
2.15/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of chubenzino
3/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Like it better than regular Bud

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Photo of Matty123
2.25/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of mbratt93
2.27/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Chris_Gannon
2.5/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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

Photo of chuckgietzen
2.09/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of priwen
3.68/5  rDev +61.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear, pale-yellow appearance. Thin, white head that vanishes quickly. Grainy aroma with a bit of apple, and maybe the slightest hint of hops. The taste is mellow and kinda fruity. Crisp and refreshing. The finish is dry with a touch of sweetness. Overall, I enjoy this one. I will buy it again, but not often given the price it goes for in my area. Worth a try if you enjoy this style of beer.

12 oz can
Code on can: 14355 CZ33
Served in a Pilsner glass

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Photo of BB1980
2.92/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Better ABV than other Bud products, but has a different after taste.

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Photo of CameronWolff
3.62/5  rDev +58.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer is pretty good.

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Photo of WhiteHillsStore
1.49/5  rDev -34.6%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Pours a thin yellow with a fizzy head. Smells slightly metallic with a lot of alcohol. The taste is just bud light with a bit more alcohol on the finish. Not a fan of the beer but I can see why it's popular.

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Photo of Pezz1985
2.05/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

This is a good once in a while beer

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Photo of rab53
1.91/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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

Photo of LSDIIS
2.37/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Photo of n2492004
2.5/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of archyquaffer
2.73/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

My beer quaffing has not been good for the old waist line, and I'm actually growing a little weary of dense, heavy brews, so I thought I'd try some light beer for a change up. This stuff struck my curiosity, with the high ABV but low calories.

Poured from the blue bottle into a shaker pint. A moderate pour produces about an inch of froth, which proves sticky enough. The beer is a pale straw color with high carbonation.

You can really smell the adjuncts- plenty of DMS, suggesting cooked corn, along with a bite of alcohol fruitiness. The overall flavor is a quite a bit more reasonable, but quite watery as you might expect. Just a tiny little bit of earthy bitterness. Watery mouth feel with a clean finish.

This is basically a light malt liquor, and rather unique as it is. It's not very flavorful but it's also not terrible. This beer would be good for someone who likes light lagers but wants a bit more kick.

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Photo of Ranger337
3.55/5  rDev +55.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Better than regular Bud Light. A little more body, and flavor. I guess the little extra alcohol content helps it. Don't let the low ratings fool you. It a pretty good drink.

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Photo of HaydenP
3.4/5  rDev +49.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Finally found a cheap beer that is decent enough to border on enjoyable. Smooth on the front, slightly sweet and ever so slightly spicy on the finish. Almost as if they made a 50/50 mix of club soda and duvel. For a dollar more for a 12 pack then regular bud light, thus definitely will be my go to party session beer.

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Photo of Jobin_24
2/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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

Their they go again.....keeping horrible beer alive

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Photo of mrlafay
1.91/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Better than bud light, still bud. Drinkable.

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Photo of crafty_01
1.73/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.25

Pouted from a 12 oz bottle. Pours very pale straw color, crystal clear. There is ZERO head, and no lacing. There is more smell than most lagers, mostly grain and small flecks of citrus. No hops to speak of. Taste is much of the same, malted grain flavor, no alcohol on the palate, no hoppy bitterness. Fair for this style of beer. Feel is a bit odd. Feels much like tonic water, thin, wispy with loads of cola carbonation. This is the second Platinum I've tried, and it is my last.

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Photo of Mnmich7662
3.46/5  rDev +51.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Taste is smooth and completely better than any other Budweiser beers

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Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
2.28 out of 5 based on 1,863 ratings.
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