Bud Light Platinum | Anheuser-Busch

BA SCORE
56
awful
1,848 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:
1,848
Reviews:
337
Avg:
2.28
pDev:
33.33%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
565
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,848 |  Reviews: 337
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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Photo of Tripel_Threat
1.68/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

If you drink it fast enough, it doesn't taste like much and gets you buzzed. Usually can be found for a buck at Kroger.

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Photo of Superbohl4
1.79/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

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

Photo of Bp123
1/5  rDev -56.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

W/e and won't drink again...

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Photo of Mairano
1.18/5  rDev -48.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Beer for college chicks looking to get drunk faster. Putrid...

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Photo of PsilohsaiBiN
1.89/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

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

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

I don't understand why this exists. just buy good beer, folks.

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Photo of CIBoy10
2.75/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Solid sessionable macro. It is what it is.

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Photo of Johncnh
2.55/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of frinknasty
1.83/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

wasn't sure it was possible to be worse than bud light, but you pulled it off!

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

Looks great, but not a lot of taste but very drinkable and pretty much everyone will drink it. Basically a stronger version that taste almost the same as bud light but for a more stressful day.

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Photo of mschipper
2.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of BcCraft710
2.36/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of MustyDusty
2.18/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of danlib21
2.38/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
2.28 out of 5 based on 1,848 ratings.
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