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RATINGS: 468   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.62   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hogan873 (449) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - FEB 4, 2012
Bud Light Plus! Itís essentially Bud Light with some added sweetness. The appearance is meh. Pale yellow with a quickly disappearing white head. The aroma is malty sweet with a touch of skunk. Palate is very light, of course. The flavor is okay. Overall pretty sweet with not much balance. Itís a thirst quencher, thatís about it.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
naivepegasus (354) - USA - FEB 4, 2012
Pours very watery yellow with about a finger of the fastest dissolving head I think iíve seen. Aroma is a little lighter than Iíd expect, typical bud light smell, off-sweetness and grass. It tastes...pretty much light Bud Light. A little less sweet, which is an improvement (albeit slight). Drinking it for the novelty.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
demitriustown (1134) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - FEB 4, 2012
12 oz BLUE bottle: Aroma is corn, skunk and butt with a dry stale note in the backing. Appearance is golden but almost clear like water. Taste has got some sweet corn notes, a little bit of alcohol, and somewhat of a dry finish. Overall, PBR light was better than this. Not vile and disgusting. Just not that good. Cheers!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Aurelius (4657) - 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
Art (2252) - 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 (6219) - 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
DietPepsican (1526) - @ $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 (2684) - 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.

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