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:
#43,725
Reviews:
343
Ratings:
1,867
Liked:
82
Avg:
2.22/5
pDev:
34.23%
Alströms:
2.54
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
581
Trade:
0
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 1,867 |  Reviews: 343
Photo of psoriasaurus
1/5  rDev -55%

Photo of CassieShea
4/5  rDev +80.2%

Photo of rjm0715
2/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of bnes09
3.03/5  rDev +36.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Light straw colored lager. Completely transparent. Descent head after a rough pour. Better retention than expected and actually has a few spots of lacing.

Smells is super clean. Rice, white corn and a touch of citrus fruits.

Flavor, again, clean. Mostly rice. Mildly citric hop does a descent job balancing the nearly non-existent malt character. Crisp, clean finish. No rough aftertaste. Alcohol is virtually indetectable.

Light as light can be. Absolutely zero body or texture. Thinner than water. Descent carbonation. Wet feel throughout.

Crisp, clean and refreshing with no off tastes. That's about all the positives I can say about this beer. For an American adjunct light lager, its very slightly better than average.

 727 characters

Photo of ShepardCommander
2/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of SpencerS91
2/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of Jbl3246
1.5/5  rDev -32.4%

Photo of consigliare
2/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of Burleigh
3.5/5  rDev +57.7%

Photo of Bradroepke
4.25/5  rDev +91.4%

Photo of AricGresko
1/5  rDev -55%

Photo of podes
2/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of DOCRW
1/5  rDev -55%

Photo of thecheapies
2.77/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Very light, straw-colored beer with a short-lived fizz-up, like something out of a commercial. What's left after thirty seconds? A tiny ring and spotty surface foam.

Crisp, and somewhat clean, adjunct grain aromas. Rice is a guess. Well-lagered. Smooth with hints of husks and steeliness. Not very bright.

Sharp and a little sweet. Cooked veggies, husky grain, fusel, and a kiss of pseudo-floral hop bite. Easy to drink. 6% might seem invasive for a Bud Light drinker, but this has a good sensibility to its strength. Has some body to work with, if not, too wooly and/or oily for an adjunct lager. Dial down the carbonation, or maybe just distribute it a bit, and you have a decent feel, strangely enough. Put-together like a science experiment, it really could be a solid go-to for pale lager drinkers.

 805 characters

Photo of cmwilliq
2/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of RVigz
2.5/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of Jotora
1.75/5  rDev -21.2%

Photo of Petey_the_Quiet
2.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of BrooklynPanch
1.5/5  rDev -32.4%

Photo of jeremy3311
1.75/5  rDev -21.2%

Photo of SoCaliC8
3.5/5  rDev +57.7%

Photo of Jameswoody
1/5  rDev -55%

Photo of Shafaegalo
3/5  rDev +35.1%

Photo of epyon396
1.5/5  rDev -32.4%

Photo of leonGomez
1.79/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Someone brought a pack of these beers to my house and I was a little excited to try something new. Being that it was Bud I knew what to expect and I wasn't disappointed. Not too much can be written on this one that hasn't already been written on Bud Light...except that it has 6.0% ABV. I you like the rest of the Bud crap then you will love this one. Otherwise only drink it if its free. Or if your dying of thirst in the desert and this was the only thing around. Actually just drink your own urine.

No need to do all that fancy review $*@!

 543 characters

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

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.