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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.38   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Apple-Ahhh-Rita is a new limited-time-only fall seasonal offering launching on August 4, 2014 and will be available through November 3. With the crisp taste of an apple margarita combined with the refreshing twist of Bud Light lime, Apple-Ahhh-Rita will undoubtedly become a fall favorite.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
drowland (6156) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - JUL 24, 2014
7/24/14. I guess Valdosta is ahead of the -Rita curve. The wife graciously brought home a small single can of this bad boy. First to rate! This luscious brew pours the exact color of apple juice except with a short lived off-white head that fades to nothing almost instantly. The aroma does in fact smell like apple juice and red apples, but with a fake aspect that makes me think of green Jolly Ranchers. There’s also a definite booziness in the aroma that distracts a bit. The flavor hits strong with red apple and apple juice but transitions mid-palate to a more familiar sweet, lightly tart, limey, Lime-a-Rita aspect so you don’t forget you’re drinking a supposed "apple margarita" - the most common of margarita variations, of course. Basically it’s on the sort of sweeter side of the -Rita line with a big dose of apple flavoring. It’s not as good as the Cranberry (what is, really?), but not nearly as bad as the horrendous Mango.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blipp (6349) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Can. Pours gold with a white head. Juicy apple notes, sugar, and lighter boozy notes, with very mild spicy notes. Really not that bad. It’s like a high boost apple cider with too much sugar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
frizzaper (1) - - DEC 19, 2014 does not count
Very smooth with just a bit of lime. Not as good as some of the more refined (and expensive) ciders on the market, but a great value and easy drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Leighton (11862) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2014
Can shared in Hoboken - huge thanks to Blipp. Pours perfectly clear apple juice gold with a few bubbles for a head. The nose is chock full of sugary apple, artificial fruit candies, medicine nod cough syrup. Huge sweet flavor with some ripe, rotten apples, more berries, faint alcohol. Medium bodied with fine, fizzy carbonation, sugary finish, somewhat cloying, with more rotten apples, fruit cocktail, punch. So so. Not as bad as you might expect.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Jesterdeal (1984) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Can shared with the drain. Aroma of fake apple syrup, caramel, and slight lime juice. Pours syruppy golden with mild carb but no head. Taste is overconcetrated fake apple juice with hints of lime, caramel, and shitty lager. This does not even get the merit of being easy to drink since it is overbearingly sweet. Rough.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
UDBeernut (1848) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Ihg the distances I have traveled to search out a single of this. Bought at some gas station in a dumpy town 3500 miles from my domicile. Out of the can it has a strange plastic nose. Taste is sweet, jolly rancher green apple candy. Fizzy, cloying.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
brokensail (11552) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Can @ home. Fuck yeah. Clear light amber pour with no head but some definite fizz. Smells like tart green apples, cider, and yeast. Fairly sugary. Wow, really sweet. But also a lot of cinnamon character. Sugary sweet cider, tart apple candies, and caramel. Weird.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Palidor19 (2998) - Brandon, Florida, USA - OCT 24, 2014
If you think this a going to be like a cider then you are wrong, it's overly sweet with no fizz and the apple flavor feels added. Bought a small can for a rate, it's what I expected ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
brystmar (1289) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Looks like a blend of piss and apple juice. Aroma holds apple concentrate, sugar, and hints of Clorox. Repulsively, cloyingly sweet with a harsh, biting sensation midway through that scared woodland creatures back to the forest.

This is awful.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Metalchopz (2404) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 12, 2014
Big 25 oz can in Vermont. Looks like apple juice with carbonation. Smells like apple juice, with some Golden Delicious giving pear notes. The taste is sweet, but not to the point of being sick. Goes down nicely and refreshing. Does not feel like 8% ABV. Not expecting this from Bud Light Lime, pretty good for cider lovers.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Reid (1944) - Salem, Oregon, USA - OCT 10, 2014
25 oz can bought at some ghetto store in Salem while looking for Takis for my daughter. Pours clear gold colour..it had a head like for a SECOND. Aroma sour apple candy! At least its dialed back a bit. thee taste shockingly isn’t that bad..the apple candy becomes like red mackintosh apples and there is a semblance of balance from the beer. Its actually better than some American mass produced ciders. Plate is fine considering I thought it would be a cloy bomb. Overall not that bad.

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