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RATINGS: 488   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Bud Light Platinum has reinvented the category of light beer. Within each cobalt blue bottle lies a bold formula thatís triple filtered with a smooth finish to create its stop shelf taste. Its the first of its kind, and the only beer worthy of the name Bud Light Platinum.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
scottw86 (1167) - Maryland, USA - FEB 18, 2012
Very excited to try this one. Regular light was a bit of a let down, but perhaps this platinum one will be the beer bud light should have been! Poured a very pale yellow color with a thin white head that faded quickly. Aroma of rotten eggs and rice. Not off to a good start. Taste has some light sweetness with corn and some grains. Some rice. Overall I like the sweetness, but this is not much better than other pale lagers. Aftertaste is a little sweet with some corn. You were the chosen one, Bud Light Platinum! You were supposed to bring balance to Bud Light, not destroy it!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2761) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - FEB 18, 2012
Nominally better than Bud light, mainly because of a stronger flavor and aroma but it was a catch-22, because the green apple acetaldehyde of BL was ever more pronounced in this beer. Also, in malt liquor fashion, the beer had a coarse, somewhat tart/astringent grainy and sugary finish that really makes you shudder.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Laurissa0617 (10) - Arlington, USA - FEB 17, 2012
Smells slightly skunky. Looks like some one peed in my glass. Tastes like water. Not a good drink. No thank you.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 17, 2012
The blue bottle Kroger.In red under the watchful eyes. A little yellow. Through its "Mom and Dad, I just see this is a huge white head, but it is long gone. Aroma a bit like the glass cleaning odor weak, almost particles, just a little taste, I really can not complain. whom, is unpleasant, but no real unpleasant, this is the only Iím not happy that their companies.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
OmegaX (1372) - Florida, USA - FEB 17, 2012
I really had to go outta my way to get this one!! Enjoy those BA hunahpus I sent!! Nose...what nose?? Not much to talk about. Flavor is light hop and grainy malt/corn. Sweeter than I thought. I didnít think this was horrible but obviously itís not my brew of choice.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
TomTron (452) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 17, 2012
This would be the beer if Bud light, Bud diesel, Bud Ice and Bud Dry had a baby. Pretty much a weaker malt liquor that isnít as offensive.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
oobawa (626) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 16, 2012
The best thing about this beer is that, when poured correctly, it can put out a fire.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
BlackWarrior (203) - Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA - FEB 16, 2012
Yellow w/ small white head that actually leaves a hint of lacing. Has that light lager grains of nothing smell, with a touch of alcohol. At first it was what youíd expect from a light lager, metallic, corny, no discernible hops. As it warms though there is a funky chemical flavor to the aftertaste. Itís sweet, but also reminds me of model glue. Itís not good. Iíd rather save $2 per 6er and get Miller High Life if I have to get shit beer.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
KlnuSftly (1) - - FEB 15, 2012 does not count
I am going to sum this up quick.......MR. BEER KIT, this beer is made of a hint of barley, and hops. The rest is a booster!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Blairgus (4172) - California, USA - FEB 15, 2012
15 feb 2012, bottle. pale yellow, almost clear. clear, some bubbles. i think this is paler than bud light and it smells fainter than bud light. but it is a bud light smell; slightly sweet lager with the faintest bit of higher alcohol aroma. thin body and a bit fizzy. actually tastes blander than bud light, but there is an alcohol kick at the end. i really donít understand this. itís not worse that bud light, but oddly weaker in areas.

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