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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 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Aurelius (4167) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 3, 2012
OK, Iíll give them a point for the blue bottle. Pours with a huge white head. Smells like yer usual Bud Light - powdery, Saazy. A little tangy, underhopped, pretty bland. I guess to make it a 6% ABV light beer, they had to remove all the interesting carbs. Goes flat, watery body, slightly tangy finish. Picked this gem up at the Circle K at Betton and Thomasville. Might just want to go with the Natty Ice if youíre looking for high ABV - itís got more flavor and itís cheaper.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - FEB 3, 2012
Itís bid light only at 6% abv. I assume this will get me drunk faster during a ball game. Nothing really different here ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
artmcd8 (1607) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 3, 2012
Basically a sweeter version of bud light. Donít waste your money. Slight taste of pinapple, this stinks.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
PorterPounder (5537) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 2, 2012
Tallahassee, Fl - Publix - Lake Ella - 12 oz bottle (actually blue.....jumped the appearance rating up from a 1 to a 2). Little to no head on the light golden pour. Twinges of metal in the aroma, some wet paper bag. Flavor has some honey sweetness, a bit of grassiness, some cereal-like graininess. Tastes like a malt liquor with the edges rounded off. Mouthfeel is a tad harsh. I can see this doing pretty well - "hey, itís Bud Light and itís stronger - just like Canadian beer!".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pepsican (1444) - @ $13.99, Iowa, USA - FEB 2, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2013 Gold pour with a fizzy white head. Head lasted for about 3 seconds. Awesome. Sweet grainy alcohol water with a lot of fizz, minimal if any lasting flavor in this one. A bit of citrus hops and just a touch of grape drink floating around if I really look for it. Maybe a bit sweeter than the regular, but I didnít notice much else side by side. Not sure how they pulled that off. Good beer, hope they make a chelada platinum version as well.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Shag (2603) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - FEB 2, 2012
The aroma is rather offensive, lots of rotten corn and pee. The flavor contains some over cooked cabbage, tin foil, corn, and listerine. Im no beer snob I will happily drink a Miller Lite when in Rome but this is total junk. Bud Ice is delicious compared to this.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Piehole (5) - USA - FEB 2, 2012 does not count
Pours a light golden color. Lacks a clean, crisp taste, but instead has a flat, slightly sweet aftertaste. At least it has more body than Bud Light.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
obguthr (3827) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - FEB 1, 2012
Ok, so this is the latest and greatest thing to come from the Belgians? I kid. It smells weakly of lemony corn. Crystal clear yellow thin snow white head. cane sugar flavor with a lesser lemony tang, little malt or even cereal grain quality. Certainly no hops. Diluted overly sweet lemonade. Created for people who want a cheap drunk but donít like the flavor of beer. Bitch, please.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
beerkoz (11) - West Palm Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 1, 2012
Interesting brew. Who exactly is this aimed at? The 6.0% alcohol content does the trick. Making this a session beer would not work unless you want to be totally drunk. Flavor is light-malt-liquor. Sweeter than regular bud light. No head, like bud light. Superior carbonation. Makes you think you can session this, but I am not fooled. Good "light" beer to enjoy two or three, but thatís it for me.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Lemke10 (783) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 31, 2012
I bought a 6pk of this from Woodmanís in Janesville, WI for $6.39 in early 2012. Pours a very pale yellow color almost like it is a glass of tainted water. A slight head but it disappears quickly. Not too strong of a scent, mostly just hints of cheap earthy grains. The taste isnít too bad. It has a sweet, easy, drinkable texture. Only a slight reminisce of beer in the after taste. Definitely would take this over a Bud Light or MGD 64.

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