Bud Light Platinum | Anheuser-Busch

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56
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1,847 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor
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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:
1,847
Reviews:
337
Avg:
2.28
pDev:
33.33%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
565
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,847 |  Reviews: 337
Photo of TCMike
1.75/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of AH3
1.96/5  rDev -14%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

No more ales and rich lagers for me, just found out that I'm type 2 diabetic. So, I was apprehensive when I tried this for the first time last night. It is very drinkable if you avoid smelling it along the way. I thought it was fairly smooth, but yeah it doesn't have a whole lot of flavor and that is OK. At 6.0 abv and only 4.4 carbs per it is a diabetics dream come true. You can have 5 of these and still not take in as many carbs as a medium sized banana. My palette will adjust in time and will get used to the smell and less taste. Cheers !

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Photo of drahodo
2.18/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of zzachm18
2.43/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of NateDyk47
2/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Look: clear, golden colored beer with a tiny bit of white head
Smell: very faint, if anything... what's there smells a little like vodka
Taste: the only thing going for it here is that it's so weak, you can't tell it's terrible. faint notes of corn and alcohol.
Feel: pretty easy to drink, if getting drunk fast is what you're going for

Overall: Not good. Not at all... but it's cheap, light, and 6% alcohol, so if I'm missing college again I'll probably buy more of it anyway.

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Photo of Superheatnsubcool
1.62/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of ScaryEd
2.92/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Tried for the first time as a palate cleanser. Had no idea the ABV was 6%.

Honestly, it's pretty good for what it is. It has a nice crisp, clean flavor that's very light despite the higher ABV. I could easily pound a few of these at a get-together.

For an AAL, this absolutely holds up.

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Photo of mdt88
3.15/5  rDev +38.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brlelievre
1.69/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Cityfire
5/5  rDev +119.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is the first light beer I've ever had that has a good old fashioned full bodied beer taste. No bitterness or lack of flavor. Some may question its color, I go with flavor. This is a great beer.

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Photo of Jeremiah_Nelson
1.75/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of PhilsPils
2.24/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

This tastes like Bud Light with half a jigger of vodka added. How can a beer that is only 6% taste alcoholic...but it does! Otherwise well made. No off flavors, just very little ANY flavors.

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Photo of DesertFox24
1.31/5  rDev -42.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of modidia
2.91/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

left in my fridge by a former friend...hot night and wanted something light, but didn't have anything good...so i saw this and #crookedhillary is on the TV. perfect! i can celebrate her with a crap beer. very light, little flavor, even on a hot night, i need something less watery. i even kept the AC off to make it taste better.... it didn't. but got to tell you, i have had a few drain pours (DFH higher math is one); this isn't one...

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Photo of ABabbidge
1.71/5  rDev -25%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Pale yellow and very clear color. Very light malty flavor but really pretty bland. Best thing to say about it is that it is refreshing on a hot day, but then again so is water. Not great but nothing really unpleasant about it either. Basically Bud light with some extra booze.

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Photo of jbf190
2/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of gshak
3.26/5  rDev +43%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of BigSmooth12
1.87/5  rDev -18%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of dag1991
2/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of MattD93
3.41/5  rDev +49.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jfettig
2.69/5  rDev +18%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Gemini6
3/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Hazen
2.05/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of emilykeenify
2.91/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gddgb
2.47/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch
2.28 out of 5 based on 1,847 ratings.
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