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RATINGS: 486   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 that’s 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.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Fatehunter (2063) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - NOV 20, 2012
Almost a half finger of head, big bubbles and quickly (5 seconds) gone to nothing. Clear, golden colored body. Faint grain smell. Fairly sweet overall. The mildest bitterness at the beginning. Medium body, good for a light lager. Moderate carbonation. While this is better than normal Bud Light, it’s still a Bud Light. The blue bottle probably looks amazing in the clubs though.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Theydon_Bois (16006) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2016
Bottle split at Cotts Convention 2, thanks to 3 way action from some well known deviants, 05/03/16. Pale golden blonde with a moderate off white head. Nose is cereals, grain, pissy notes, bread. Taste comprises light caramel, spent grain, straw, light melon infuse. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Where is the boost ???

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
chucklemation (1207) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - MAY 13, 2016
Drank from a bottle. Aroma is sweet bread and some fruit. Flavor is a sickly sweet bread and a sugary, syrupy flavor. Almost boozy, surprisingly for its 6%. Well carbonated with a light body. Nothing great.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
oldrtybastrd (4888) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 12, 2016
Pours a nice golden yellow color. Aromas of malts, hops, and a touch of pine. Flavor has a nice crisp taste with a clean dry finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
The_Osprey (5487) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2016
Bottle share at Cotteridge II as Bud Light Platinum. Many thanks to Macboost and the West Midlands crew. Pale yellow, still, clear, small foamy white head. Aroma is malty, airy, ready salted crisps. Body is smooth, soft carbonation, quite light. Taste is thin malt, biscuit, crackers, soft bitterness. Better than most of the malt liquors tried on the day. Though the ABV is a touch low for this to be considered a malt liquor. (1.9)

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Xevious (78) - Amarillo, Texas, USA - APR 10, 2016
Bought pretty much anywhere. Pours almost clear, light yellow. Puffy head that quickly vanishes. Tastes of corn, water, watered down cardboard. Feels watery. Overall? It just PISSES ME OFF that one of the biggest brewers LIES to the public about how great their product is. The fact of the matter is that the ONLY saving grace is that the beer Budweiser produces is CHEAP and easily drinkable with nothing all that offensive. Sure, this beer isn’t horrible. Want horrible? Go get Milwaukee’s Best or some Old English 800. I will say the beer itself isn’t horrible, it’s just nothing special.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Popoff91 (63) - Oregon, USA - MAR 30, 2016
22-ounce bottle poured into a pint glass. Very little aroma, little taste (and the taste that was there was rather gross), not particularly attractive in a glass, and overly carbonated. Didn’t have too high of expectations for it and it delivered. How can they be allowed to have "top shelf taste" listed on the bottle?

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Garrold (3778) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2016
Bottle. Cotteridge Beano v2. Oh shit, this was ghastly. Sugary, grainy, syrupy artificial tasting nonsense.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ozzy70 (477) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAR 16, 2016
22 oz. bottle purchased at Quicky Mart. Pours clear golden, slight white head. Aroma was corn and sweet grain. Taste was sweet.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Scopey (11560) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2016
Bottle thanks to MacBoost / Rich / Sarky at Cotteridge Convention 2016. It pours very pale gold with a medium white head. The aroma is simple, relatively clean (for a malt liquor), grainy, cracker white bread and kitty litter. The taste is crisp, white bread, bread, corn, general sweetness, cracker and cereal. Light - medium body and moderate, foamy carbonation. Sweet and relatively. Thought this would have been much worse.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (17473) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2016
Bottle shared at the Cotteridge Convention - 2016 edition. Many thanks to Mr. MacBoost for providing this one. Pours totally clear, pale yellow with a foamy, white head. The nose holds cereal and general pale grains. Medium sweet flavour with creamy grains, cereal, corn. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Sugary finish with more sweet cereal. Pretty OK stuff, really. A rather ’light’ malt liquor.

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