Bud Light Lime Straw-Ber-Rita
Anheuser-Busch

Bud Light Lime Straw-Ber-RitaBud Light Lime Straw-Ber-Rita
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Style:
American Malt Liquor
Ranked #84
ABV:
8%
Score:
55
Ranked #48,778
Avg:
2.22 | pDev: 39.19%
Reviews:
75
Ratings:
467
From:
Anheuser-Busch
 
Missouri, United States
Avail:
Year-round
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Gots
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SCORE
55
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Reviews by Keananmichael5:
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1.25/5  rDev -43.7%

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Photo of danlib21
1.67/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Not good not good not good

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Photo of blahblahbeercom
4.99/5  rDev +124.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

It comes in great BIG cans & tiny cans – That says “Homerun!” to me. I don’t see those imported Mexican cervesarias letting it all hang out there by putting ‘ritas in a can. The taste is great. No need for salt on the rim. This isn’t some gimmick like another 100 IBU IPA. This is the real deal.

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Photo of Catherine8189
3.94/5  rDev +77.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very fun version of beer. Fruity, great stereotypical girl drink! Very little beer flavor, so if beer taste is what you are looking for than this is not the drink for you. Definitely drink chilled over ice. Very sweet with great balance of taste. Good to start if switching to beer. The percentage of alcohol may be overwhleming if it is not expected.

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Photo of WVbeergeek
1.28/5  rDev -42.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

8 ounce can for the masses to buy at a dollar a piece, what else can you say. We might as well start reviewing Four Loko because the Watermelon is so much easier to pound than the grape flavor. Pours a slightly haze cherry lollipop red, this is candy folks. No head just red, nose is like strawberry reserves jam mixed with cheap alcohol about to be poured into an adult frozen margarita machine that they have for 11 bucks a piece at those outdoor summer concerts. Kids all I'm catching from this beverage is diabetes, I don't care if it's 8% abv it's putting my liver into shock, should the liver metabolize the alcohol or the high fructose corn syrup. Drink this I guarantee you will be fat and so will your liver. Flavor overkill Jolly Rancher strawberry with a backend of salt and lime juice, get me out of this nightmare. The traditional lime-a-rita was acceptable this is however the most disgusting and devilish nectar of the whores ever produced. Unpalatable and yes I like both varieties of strawberries vine ripened and artificially flavored, there's no beer going on here it's just blurred vision in a can. See the light, hell turn on the red light if you have to and avoid this beer like a case of gonorrhea.

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Photo of lehkost
5/5  rDev +125.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I don't get why everyone's dogging on this stuff. It is by far the best strawberry/rita beer on the market.

Normally, when me and my bros go out fishing, it's always Coors Light or Miller High Life, but I don't like my beer to taste like beer. My go tos are either Cantillion Lou Pepe Kriek or Bud Light Lime Straw-Ber-Ita, which is pretty much the same beer, only less expensive.

For a treat during the winter, microwave it and drink it like a mug of hot apple cider.

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Photo of biboergosum
2.2/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 1 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

236ml can, a not so surprising find in my local liquor store's remainder bin.

This beer pours a clear, stupid orange-tinged bright pink colour, with zero head, zero lace, and zero beer cred thus far, so sorry for this short-ass paragraph.

It smells like those strawberry yuk-a-fluxes we had back in first year university - sugary strawberry concentrate from the grocery store, whatever random citrus fruit anyone had kicking around, and a hefty dose of the best vodka you could afford - read: not all that smooth. The taste is more of the same, but with a subtle, oh so subtle reference to the cheap lager spilled on the floor earlier by those dudes who insisted on pursuing their small-town adherence to such.

The carbonation is pretty low-key, in the vein of coolers everywhere, the body a hefty medium weight, all attributable to that fake fruity, sugar inherent nature - any smoothness not really on the table as such right now. It finishes mostly sweet, sugary, and still a forgery in its prominently sugary character.

I can't hate this outright - sure, it's nothing like a beer, so the end score reflects that, but the actual taste is ok, once that initial hump is passed by. Not beer, ok, but for a general fruit admirer this is ok, which I know is getting way off-topic, but I'm only keeping in tune with the brewer's intent here, as it were.

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Photo of nicholas2121
4/5  rDev +80.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bud Light Lime Straw-Ber-Rita brewed by Anheuser-Busch, with an ABV of 8.0%. This brew pours out a nice red color with a small pink head. The head to this brew goes away fast. The smell is sweet with strawberries an alcohol. No hops,malts or grains in the smell of this brew. Bud Light Lime Straw-Ber-Rita is not your typical beer. This brew has an high ABV with lots of sugars. However the smell is really inviting. Now for the taste of this brew, it is sweet and sour, with strawberries. I will say this, it is different from most brews on the market today. It puts you in the mind of soda/pop with alcohol. It is a real refreshing ,drinking brew. You really can't pick up on the 8.0% ABV in this brew. I would buy this brew when, I'm in the mood for something different than your typical beer. The mouth feel is bold with flavors. Anheuser-Busch , did a nice job with this one. Overall I'm giving Bud Light Lime Straw-Ber-Rita a soild 4 out 5. I would buy this brew again.
Some would not considered this to be beer, however is a smooth brew to drink.

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2.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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2/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of djrn2
1.75/5  rDev -21.2%

Photo of aklude
1.25/5  rDev -43.7%

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2/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of dpgoblejr
2.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of smithj4
2.61/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Beezee
3.13/5  rDev +41%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

It didn't taste that bad -didn't taste anything like beer

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1.75/5  rDev -21.2%

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2.5/5  rDev +12.6%

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1.5/5  rDev -32.4%

Photo of cheesepuffs
1/5  rDev -55%

Photo of hophugger
2.55/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of IdrinkGas
2.19/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Derranged
3/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I drank this straight out of a can, so I gave the appearance an even three. Twas consumed on a Friday night in a run-down deli with some friends. Had the beginnings of an ugly night but it didn't go there thankfully.

Nothing much to say other than this tasted just like a carbonated, strawberry margarita with some bitterness towards the end. Nothing special but no offensive, off flavors. Sharp carbonation. For what it is, its not bad, not sure why some reviewers are so hostile to it. Oh well. Cheers.

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1/5  rDev -55%

Bud Light Lime Straw-Ber-Rita from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 55 out of 100 with 467 ratings