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RATINGS: 405   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.28   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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With a blend of two-row caramel malt and four types of domestic hops, Budweiser Black Crown is finished on a bed of Beechwood chips for a smooth, balanced taste. Incorporating the proprietary yeast directly descended from the original Budweiser yeast strain used by Adolphus Busch in 1876, Budweiser Black Crown retains the key characteristics of Budweiser with its clean taste and high drinkability. Featuring more body, color and hop character than the flagship lager, it also has a slightly higher alcohol content at 6% ABV.


2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hotstuff (4139) - Indiana, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Backlog rating on 11-20-2012 (Bottle) This beer’s appearance is a small ivory head that mostly diminishes, transparent gold body, very fizzy, fast rising carbonation, and spotty amounts of lacing. The aroma is caramel malt and a suggestion of hops. The flavor is semi-sweet, caramel malt and a suggestion of corn. The mouthfeel is smooth and this beer is light-medium bodied. This beer lacks much aroma and flavor and did not set the world on fire for me.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Lancer01080 (2) - Palmer, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 11, 2014 does not count
I was looking for a beer for the days end and sports. It had all the pleasant taste and fullness without the bitter after taste. This is my first choice now.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
CelticBrew (826) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Why do I do this? Poured from 12 oz bottle a deep golden amber color with a quickly dissipating off white head. Aroma of Bud-Skunk, dirty bar carpet, sweet corn malt and dirty, wet grass. Flavour was of thin malt, caramel, and a dominate corn character. It finishes with what I can imagine what a dirty and wet kitchen towel would taste like. Classic, Mega-Macro, American swill. Pass....

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rmorris007 (50) - - OCT 1, 2014
Never been to big on amber lagers. But this one was ok. Not as popular as I think it deserves, yet still something good Budweiser made

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
slowrunner77 (5804) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 12, 2014
"A little more to it than I expected. Though not good, or something I’d seek out again, it is within the realm of if I’m at someone’s house and that’s the best they have, I’d take it over nothing. Still has the macro corny feel and flavor, but a little bready malt as well. Light, almost undiscernable hops."

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cornfield (5497) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2014
As the label advertizes, this is indeed a golden amber lager. It has a typical A-B short-lived fizzy white head. It’s a step above most of the brews that have "Budweiser" on the label in that it actually has a discernible aroma, caramel with a touch of toffee. Not as carbonated as most Buds are, I won’t be burping all night. The flavor is light, caramel and little else. No trace of hops. The finish is abrupt; when the swallow is over, no aftertaste follows. Nothing great, but more drinkable than most A-B beers.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
coachd (119) - Missouri, USA - AUG 30, 2014
I knew this one would have a low rating, but 9 out of 100? I know this isn’t a craft beer, but it’s not that bad. Aroma and appearance are below average, but all I really care about is the taste, and this one is surprisingly flavorful for an AB product. The palate is better than one would think too. Fizzy, refreshing without being too watery. A drinkable choice if you have to buy your beer from a gas station.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Darkmagus82 (1728) - - AUG 26, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 2-7-13- Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance – Pours a medium amber color with a two finger yellow tinted head. The head fades over about a 3 min time frame to leave only a trace of lacing on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma was light with it consisting of mainly some corn aromas. With this smell is a light aroma of caramel as well some biscuit. Taste – The taste starts out with a rather strong corn taste with some notes of a bready nature mixed within. Flavors of a light caramel sweetness as well as a light herbal and woody taste. At the end some rather flavors of a paper and some boozy tastes come to the tongue leaving a slightly bitter, alcohol and bready flavor to be left on the tongue. Mouthfeel –The body of the beer was on the medium to slightly above medium side in terms of its thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is on the average side. The brew may have actually been better with a lighter body as the thickness seemed to accentuate the more off flavors that come to the tongue at the end. Overall – It was rather like a malt, but not a great malt and more expensive and less effective than the average. If you want a Bud, stick with the regular or the American and pass on this.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
HeistAlmighty (1127) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
473ml can. Clear, light amber colour. Basically no head or lacing. Mild caramel malt smell. Creamy, grain and amber malt flavours, not much hops. Slightly watery and creamy body. Overall, there are worse ways to get 6% ABV into you. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
CpyNPrnT (385) - Indiana, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Aroma of bread, taste is bready, some spice, mild hops, an easy drinker for sure.


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