Bud Light Lime Straw-Ber-Rita
Anheuser-Busch

Bud Light Lime Straw-Ber-RitaBud Light Lime Straw-Ber-Rita
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From:
Anheuser-Busch
 
Missouri, United States
Style:
Lager - Malt Liquor
Ranked #39
ABV:
8%
Score:
56
Ranked #30,050
Avg:
2.29 | pDev: 38.43%
Ratings:
477
Status:
Active
Rated:
Apr 14, 2022
Added:
Mar 31, 2013
Wants:
  10
Gots:
  174
SCORE
56
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Photo of CoachxCake
2.31/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5
by CoachxCake

Imagine the most artificial strawberry flavor you can, now add the flavor of throwing up tequila. That, is strawberita. At 25 ounces and 8% ABV, this is a Four Loko that doesn't make you immediately commit felonies. Would you like a diverse flavor profile? Would you like something complex or subtle? Do you want to enjoy a beverage? This is not the drink for you. Do you want to get significantly toasty with two cans for $7.00 at your local grocery store? Do you want to drink bottom shelf wine while maintaining some semblance of manhood? Do you enjoy vomit or sugar hangover headaches? This, my friend, is the drink for you. Enjoy at your own risk, but only if you're broke, under 25, a woman, or have a death wish. Cheers.

Apr 14, 2022
 
1 by WCKDVBZ from South Carolina on Feb 18, 2022
Photo of jimmah120
2.26/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2
by jimmah120 from Minnesota

Split a can, served frozen into a margarita glass - review from notes

Like all variations of this """beer""" - I think it's just too damn sweet. The thing is like 90% HFCS. This one also has a ton of citric acid to help the sugar rot away your teeth (and your dignity)

Just not worth it

Jul 31, 2021
Photo of Melovebeerbecaisritisgood
5/5  rDev +118.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by Melovebeerbecaisritisgood from Massachusetts

My favorite out of the rita series.

Look-Bright red
Smell-Can smell strong strawberry smell
taste-strong strawberry taste.Very little alcohol taste.It is sweet but good.
Feel-Slightly crab
Overall-A very good drink

Apr 24, 2021
 
3.5 by summitsippin from Colorado on Feb 25, 2021
Photo of BubbleBobble
1.79/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75
by BubbleBobble from New York

Pours a shock of red Kool-aid, no head formation. Strong whiff of intensely fake strawberry liquor, essentially liquid Jello shots in a glass. Taste follows that road precisely. Feel is thick, sugary, and raw, like a dessert before its cooked.

Dec 17, 2020
 
3.69 by Kenny_Gage2 from Missouri on Jul 14, 2020
 
2.57 by markallmon from Tennessee on Jul 03, 2020
 
3.45 by khargro2 from Tennessee on May 17, 2020
Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.7/5  rDev +105.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
by RonaldTheriot from Louisiana

Straw-Ber-Rita has no foam nor lacing, but it does have lots of bubbles and a semi-clear red color. The aroma is of strawberry drink, and the flavor is of that, too, with some pale malt & tartness. Mouthfeel is high medium, and Straw-Ber-Rita finishes drying, in that high-fructose corn syrup fashion.

RJT

Oct 29, 2019
Photo of dakerter
4.75/5  rDev +107.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
by dakerter

Similar if not the same to the bud light lime a ritas

Sep 26, 2019
Photo of Bouleboubier
2.88/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2
by Bouleboubier from New Jersey

(25 oz can, code 19173; purchased cold... poured into a 28 oz mug)

L: cloudy, fruit-punch colored liquid; foam on pour, quickly collapses to nothing, persistent activity of bubbles rising (observance mostly copied from my recent review of the Lime-a-Rita)

S: strawberry Big League Chew - no other way to describe it... intense, but little booze presence... ok, well, yes the 'margarita' (lime) element does slowly emerge

T: whoa, not 'strawberry' really - fake, artificial, sweets-injected strawberry; gummy strawberry... now I gotta know what's in artificial strawberry - 25% fruit essence, 75% sugar?... this doesn't have the pool liner highlight that the reg. Lime' has - is it more pool float?... the flavorings in this bury the 'malt beverage' base more than their standard Lime-a-Rita

F: it's not all-out syrupy, but there's definitely a concentrate or two slick-sliding though its core... for 8%, the booze is buried rather well... not laborious to swill; fantastically mellow in its alcohol presence, but nonetheless a tad too weighty (also mostly, entirely copied from my Lime-a-Rita review - finding out these things are one-note)

O: thought the taste of this would wash out that of the 'flagship' Lime-a-Rita I just had moments ago, and boy was I right... this is seriously carbonated (malty) strawberry Mad Dog 20 20... the flavorings of these are to-taste with everyone, naturally, but 2 brands in, and it's apparent each variation was designed to appeal to an adolescent palate (1468)

Aug 23, 2019
 
1.84 by aatazebeats from Texas on Feb 03, 2019
 
2.5 by CoasterGuy from Pennsylvania on Jan 23, 2019
Photo of ButterMelon
3.37/5  rDev +47.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3
by ButterMelon from Massachusetts

This is a party drink, you only break these out if you're trying to get drunk. Very sugary, makes your teeth feel gritty.

Oct 28, 2018
Photo of JimboBrews54
2/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
by JimboBrews54 from Michigan

Clear light pink liquid with small white head. Aroma of strawberries, sugar, boost, grain and sugar. Taste is medium to high sweet and light bitter with notes of strawberries, sugar and boost. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Awful.

Oct 18, 2018
Photo of PMakowski
1.64/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 1.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5
by PMakowski from New Hampshire

24 Oz Can poured into glass
Look - Pinkish red cloudy. No foam or lacing.
Smell - Identical aroma to Mountain Dew Code Red.
Taste - I bought this to give it a try because i like margaritas. This doesn't taste like a margarita and is too carbonated to even remotely be similar. I knew it would be not like a authentic margarita but it isn't close enough. It tastes like mountain dew soda, can't even pick up the alcohol. The sweetness level is nuts. It needs more lime or strawberry flavor and less sugar. The only real fruit flavor is cherry.

Well live and learn, won't be messing with this mess of a beverage again. Should have known better. Grade is D-

Sep 14, 2018
Photo of KLSR
5/5  rDev +118.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by KLSR from Georgia

I love everything about the Straw-Ber-Rita drink. The sweet smell, sweet-yet tart flavor and pleasant color. I am totally hooked on the taste and relaxed feeling I get after drinking a couple small cans or one big can. I love the Lime and pineapple flavors of this too. Not so much the mango. For the record, if I wanted a regular non sweetened tasting beer, I'd go for Samuel Adams Lager, though the original Bud Light is acceptable too.

Aug 22, 2018
 
1.77 by Futbolmanby from Michigan on Jul 31, 2018
 
1.25 by MEEK6382 from Ohio on Jun 11, 2018
 
2.5 by Richie_C_Johnson from Minnesota on Mar 07, 2018
Photo of spectru
1/5  rDev -56.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
by spectru from Florida

My spouse bought a case of this for a guest who was staying with us, thinking she might like it. She didn't. I had one. It was awful. After this stuff sat ignored in our fridge for awhile, we gave it to a neighbor who drinks a lot of Bud Light. Later we discovered a fugitive can in the back of the fridge. We threw it out. Good riddance.

I can't believe there is a market for this swill. Horrible.

Feb 25, 2018
Photo of Smakawhat
2.97/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
by Smakawhat from Maryland

Poured from the can into a Budweiser pilsner glass.

A giant bit of fizz, with a fast dissolving and noisy pink/purple like head. No puck or collar, and some very fast soda cabonation. Body color is a neon Hawaiian Punch color, a sort of dark neon pink and red.

The aroma is just massive as soon as the can is opened. It smells like Hawaiian Punch and incredibly sticky sweet. There is to credit though a mix of rock salt and lime giving off the instant margarita in a slushy machine vibe so it's at least true to form.

Palate is a bit of a surprise. Slight syrup but not totally in feel. Touches of boozy fruit strawberry, and a bit of sugar but not horribly. Lime tang a bit in the mid palate that makes for a good contrast to the non strawberry sweetness. Once again, alcohol goes right into your gut and system.

This was one of the more enjoyable ones of the series I had, but it comes with the usual and obvious faults. Can't see myself having more than 2 of these in a sitting and enjoying myself.

Oct 14, 2017
Photo of Troy-Hawaii
2/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
by Troy-Hawaii from Hawaii

Bought a 25oz can $2.99 Marukai
Smells like strawberry Jello
Bright pink-red color
Medium carbonation
Medium syrupy mouthfeel
Taste like strawberry jello with an alcohol aftertaste, Overly sweet
Overall not for me. I don't know why this would be considered a beer. It has nothing to do with Bud Light.

Sep 02, 2017
 
2.69 by LT630 from Wisconsin on Aug 13, 2017
 
3 by armock from New York on Jul 17, 2017
 
2.3 by Fusion7777 from Virginia on Jul 09, 2017
 
2.5 by Albertdidz from New Jersey on Jul 06, 2017
 
2.4 by NickFry9 from New York on Jun 01, 2017
Photo of The_Snow_Bird
2.33/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
by The_Snow_Bird from Florida

My wife keeps purchasing this and figured I'd give it a try. Very light pink in color. Has a very fruity sugary smell. Very strong alcohol taste and very fruity.

May 20, 2017
 
2.44 by tripledbrew from Kentucky on May 17, 2017
 
1 by prost2hefeweizen from Oklahoma on May 05, 2017
 
1 by caburdette51 from West Virginia on May 04, 2017
 
1 by fthegiants from California on May 03, 2017
 
3.25 by paulish from New York on Mar 12, 2017
 
1.9 by nater919 from New York on Mar 12, 2017
 
2.6 by JNForsyth from Pennsylvania on Feb 21, 2017
 
2.25 by PA-Michigander from Pennsylvania on Jan 29, 2017
 
2.6 by derdtheterd from Canada (AB) on Jan 08, 2017
Bud Light Lime Straw-Ber-Rita from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 56 out of 100 with 477 ratings