Budweiser Black Crown | Anheuser-Busch

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67
poor
1,108 Ratings
THE BROS
71
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Budweiser Black CrownBudweiser Black Crown
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch
Missouri, United States
anheuser-busch.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Damian74 on 01-01-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,108
Reviews:
208
Avg:
2.83
pDev:
24.73%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
298
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Aoyoc
2.48/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of COR8RFAN
2/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.04/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Black Crown pours a nice jewel amber color, 30% opaque, with a 3 finger head that fizzles out and pops to a small creamy ring that stays permanent. 3.75

Aromas of stale caramel malts and signature Budweiser funk are there, with a touch of honey Ricola. 3.0

Delicious baked grain flavor, although I must say this easily tastes better from the bottle. Some musky, dirty grain finishes out the profile, with a faint bitterness. 3.0

Feel is chalky and pasty, super carbonated, and ends wet. 3.0

Overall, a no-brainer, no-thinker beer best drank from the bottle. Once it's poured out and analyzed, it's much less fun. Twist off and guzzle for best results. 3.25

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Photo of BigAl18
2.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of megamick
3.49/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Squire123
3.05/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bud that's been to the gym.

Thus said in levity, about things made from barley bere. Ok, yeah, this is a bigger version of Bud. Apparently designed before they figured out it's more profitable to buy an actual craft brewery than try imitate one under the Bud umbrella. A bigger version of Bud, more flavor, body, hops, actually headed in the right direction, just not quite getting there. My Bud drinking friends like it (I gave them some to try out) and would buy it if it cost less.

If I'm gonna step up in price I'm also gonna step up from Bud.

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Photo of taters21
2.57/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Pours a golden honey color with a half finger head that dies in minutes, very carbonated though.
Smells like apples, and honey, and malts, nothing else.
Taste follows closely, but more honey and malt, with some apple flavoring.
Mouthfeel is sticky, and viscous.
Overall, not bad, if all budweiser tasted like this, it wouldn't be terrible, but at 7.50 a sizer I can't recommend this over yuengling, or even pbr, for that matter.

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Photo of the_awesometeer
3.92/5  rDev +38.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Beer is medium amber and had a very thin white head that disappeared rather quickly. The beer has lots of visible carbonation. The beer surprisingly smells pretty good. There is a bready/biscuit like aroma with then a mild alcohol scent. There is a little musty and metallic smell to it. The taste is similar to the nose. A bready malt flavor, mild alcohol, and a little fruity flavor hidden in there. It is a little watered down but the style tends to be very mild flavored. The beer has a very short finished and is very watery with a little bit of bubbles from the carbonation.

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Photo of red94tt
2.5/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BlueSpader
2.88/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Greasy
3.53/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of connecticutpoet
2.85/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Brutaltruth
2.87/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Enjoyed from the 12 oz bottle in a snifter thanks to a friend at work----Thanks Kevin
This decent lager pours a clear brass color with a moderate head of white foam that settles to a thin ring, thin layer, and light lacing. Nose of sweet malts and herbal hops....very light except for the malt. Flavors exceed the nose with balanced sweet grains and malt on all sides and a crisp herbal hop note on the rear that finishes clean, lightly sweet, and refreshing. Very good mouth feel, good carbonation to keep it lively. Being objective this is a quality easy drinking session brew that would work just fine at a baseball game or the next barbecue. While there are so many choices out there in the craft beer scene it is not that bad to enjoy a decent lager for what it is.

Cheers

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Photo of BlueShepard19
1.67/5  rDev -41%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.75

Photo of SMH_NWI
2.48/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of msumike89
2.52/5  rDev -11%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Red5StandingBy
3.11/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WickedBeer
2.33/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Zazzi82
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Euphoria69
1/5  rDev -64.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Zylod
2.77/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of The_Snow_Bird
2.41/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of TheRamie
2.56/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Libeertarian
3.17/5  rDev +12%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Clear, dull brass in color. Weak fizzy whitish head. Light toast, caramel, alcohol, and touch of lemon on the nose. Palate is very malt-forward compared to just plain old Budweiser, as expected. What do I mean by that? Toastiness and caramel sweetness, almost chocolate. Interesting. Alcohol shines through as well, which depending on your preferences could be a good thing or a bad thing. But one thing is certain, it's different from other Budweiser offerings, and in my opinion, better. Very lightly hopped, herbal to leafy, not really bitter. Fuller end of medium-bodied, somewhat thin when settled, but sudsy effervescence makes up for that.

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Photo of QuadriderMX
1.3/5  rDev -54.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Budweiser Black Crown from Anheuser-Busch
2.83 out of 5 based on 1,108 ratings.
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