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RATINGS: 429   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.28/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Scrapersnbeer (1532) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Aroma of damp grain and sugary caramel. Golden orange color. Corn syrupy sweet taste, weird sugar aftertaste. Noticeably strong feeling, although in truth it is not strong at all. Body seems sticky. Those adds with the cool people, all dressed in black, uniting over this beer...and it’s not even a true amber.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Raistlin (310) - London, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 6, 2013
All i am gonna say is that it beats regular Budweiser, but that is not hard to do, so still not a good beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
vadie (1253) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 5, 2013
Ambrée pale avec un petit col blanc. L’arôme des ceréals avec du malt. Le goût est de malt avec peut-être un peu de maïs. Beaucoup mieux que le Bud normale mais encore pas bonne.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - OCT 4, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 6, 2014 Bottle: Golden-amber hybrid with stunning clarity and a white head that’s almost gone before I’m finished pouring. Aroma is incredibly faint... Grain, lightly toasted caramel malt, musky and grassy hops, lots of back-end metallic notes. Not as much sweet corn as regular Bud, thank god. Taste has more corn, though, with some grains, light caramel, wet/sour wood, and a very light hop character. Like mixing Bud Light with a year old pale ale. Still has that distinct Budweiser twinge as it warms (must be the beachwood aging)! Still not that good, but better than many of Bud’s other offerings.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
BreWedge (487) - goose bay, Newfoundland, CANADA - OCT 3, 2013
On tap @ Royal Oak Ottawa. Pours a clear amber with a small white head. Aroma is faint but has a slight hint of sweetness. Taste is kind of like what you would expect if you squeezed the beer out of a soaked rug the day after a college kegger. Some spent grain, alcohol and a slight hop bitterness trying to mask the cheap adjunct dominance. Very thin, moderate carbonation and a medium tinny finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
VincentL (287) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 29, 2013
Plus goûteux qu’une Bud... sauf que le goût est ordinaire. Un tout petit peu caraméliser et peu de houblon. Pas grand chose d’autre à dire.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Foudebiere (49) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 29, 2013
À la couleur de la bière, on voit déjà une différence avec la Bud traditionnelle, elle est plus dorée. Pour l’odeur, j’abonde du côté de Philippe Wouters qui disait sur Capsules Bière qu’elle a un nez de banane. Mais c’est plutôt un mixte d’odeur de maïs et de banane, c’est weird. Au goût la banane est encore un peu présente, mais elle se fait supplanter par le goût de maïs. Elle a une finale très sucrée. Je dois avouer que ce n’est pas une si mauvaise bière. On va s’entendre pour dire que ça reste une Bud, mais elle a quand même bon goût. Si cette bière peut amener des amateurs de Bud régulière à goûter des bières plus goûteuses, à expérimenter avec les bières et bien ça serait déjà ça de gagner!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
cfrancis (3164) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 28, 2013
Pours amber with a small white ring. Aroma is cereal grains and sweet light caramel. Taste is bland, non offensive, nicely carbonated and some caramel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
robinvboyer (4175) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 26, 2013
Super light on the hops, but at least I can taste some. Light cara malts, on the sweet side too. Relatively refreshing. Light bready finish. Not horrible, much better than regular bud.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ContemplateBeer (2007) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Aroma: Mostly caramel overall, pretty clean and simple but nothing in terms of hop presence. Appearance: Light copper with a sustained, foamy white head. Flavor: Caramel, some light toast and even a touch of apple; the finish has a slight odd tang when cool but that went away as the beer warmed. Palate: Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, abrupt finish. Overall: Mostly drinkable if not a little flawed; one could certainly do worse in a pinch.

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