Budweiser Black Crown | Anheuser-Busch

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67
poor
1,108 Ratings
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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 Andrew182
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Photo of Josholson666
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Kelp
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Photo of costanzo_mike
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Photo of Buster
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Photo of BradtheGreat7
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Photo of mrfrancis
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Photo of Ajmorriso1
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Photo of DHarv
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Photo of Skillz
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Photo of AnthemOfTheSun
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

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 kylehay2004
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Photo of WoostaBia
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Photo of Davidstan
2.25/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Watery and slick. Will not buy again.

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Photo of JuicesFlowing
2.26/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: The body is a perfectly clear copper color with a quickly receding white head. No lacing is left on the glass.

Aroma: Toasted grains and faint caramel cover up a slightly sour body.

Taste: Not a whole lot to this other than some caramel and malts. There is a metallic flavor roaming about as well.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, dry.

Overall: I liked this less and less as I continued to drink it. It had hints of being an amber lager.

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Photo of jesus808
2.26/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Very disappointed with this beer. At best, an average lawnmower beer for the summer. But there are enough of these. The manufacturer led me to believe that this was something better than average. So, my money didn't go to Stone, Dogfish Head, Drakes, or any other smaller but better brewery. So, I'm the sucker. You don't need me to convince you what you'll achieve by drinking this. Good luck.

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Photo of cpolking
2.26/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

The beer pours a light amber to dark golden in color. There is a large white head that disappears quickly. The aroma is toasted malt, lightly burnt bread crumbs, slightly sweet with a light grassiness on the end. The taste follows the aromas, quite toasted, lightly sweet, with a grassy and lightly bitter finish. There is an unpleasant overcooked brussell spout note that permeates the entire thing.

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Photo of BEER88
2.27/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Big_Mazz
2.27/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of Damian74
2.28/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Comes in a 220z Black Bottle poured in a pint glass.

Its says its a Golden Amber Lager.

A -Nice 2 inch head that dissipates quickly. Nice Golden color.

S- Smells like Roasted barley, kinda like Bud.

T- I don't know if my palate isn't just that good but This taste like Bud with a kick.

M- Watery, thin no body. Just awful.

O- Cool bottle was only $2 but its Bud, surprised I even bought it.

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Photo of Phyl21ca
2.28/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Can: Poured a light brown color lager with a medium head with limited retention and very subtle lacing. Aroma consists of light cereal with grainy caramel malt. Taste is also dominated by grainy cereal notes with light caramel adjunct notes. Body is thin with OK carbonation. Worst than I was expecting.

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Photo of invalid665
2.28/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of mschipper
2.28/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of tectactoe
2.3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Took a small sample of Jeff's - gotta try everything I guess. Pours a golden-amber hybrid with stunning clarity and a head that fizzles away almost before I'm done pouring my damn sample. Looks similar to a regular Bud, though a darker shade - more amber than straw. Definitely looks better, though. The aroma is... almost nonexistent. Took me three or four really big whiffs to really pull anything from this one, and when I did - it still wasn't that great. Graininess, lightly toasted caramel malts, musky and grassy hops, metal. Had slightly more sustenance than a Budweiser, but what is that really saying?

The taste was different, to say the least. Heavy crispiness from the carbonation, followed by some corn, grains, light caramel, wet/sour wood, and an extremely light hop character, with an almost astringent bitterness in the aftertaste (albeit a very low bitterness). Tastes like someone mixed a Budweiser with a 6-month old Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. Honestly. It was like a pale ale that was left sitting on the shelves and much of the hop character has died out, leaving behind mild hop flavor with some light, toasted malts. But this beer still had that distinct "Budweiser twinge" to it. Sounds ridiculous, I know. But try it and tell me I'm not right. Must be the beachwood aging? Crisp mouthfeel, light and airy on the palate.

Final verdict? Better than Bud Light, Budweiser, and the rest of the lot, but still nowhere near good enough to require a second purchase.

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