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RATINGS: 423   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.27/5   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 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
tedovertu (289) - Apple Valley, Minnesota, USA - APR 21, 2013
Quickly dissipating head. Sickly orange color. Kind of flat taste with hints of corn. Was not expecting anything with this beer. Flat and uninteresting. Actually horrible.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jimhilt (2490) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - APR 16, 2013
Pours a two finger white head that fades quickly leaving traces lace. Crystal clear amber/yellow color. Light carbonation and light bodied. Nose is sweet pear, flavor is light sweet pear. Clean finish. Better than a Bud. $1.59 for a 12oz bottle from Julioís Liquors Westborough, MA.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
GnarlyGnome (835) - Fairfield, Ohio, USA - APR 15, 2013
Bottle: pours a very light amber color with a large white head. Aromas are what I expect, sweet corn with a slight earthiness. The flavor is not as boring as bud... But itís not what I wold call exciting either... Sweet corn and slight malt flavor. Tastes... "Fake"

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
radio_nowhere (1258) - Maryland, USA - APR 15, 2013
Curiosity got the better of me, bottle from a 6-pack on sale. Poured into lager glass a yellow-ish amber color with white head disappearing into a lacing. Aroma of sweet caramel malt, corn, hay and a faint fruitiness. Taste seems subdued compared to aroma (such as it is); minimal sweet malt with some caramel notes. Light body, high carbonation, easy drinking with no finish. I didnít taste any wood notes. For me this compares to a Yuengling Light with a slightly higher price point. Still better then Budís standard product. It gets an alright but far from something to seek.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jcwattsrugger (11670) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 10, 2013
12oz bottle-during CBC-white-yellow/gold. A-sweet grain/corn. T-sweet grain/corn, some spice hops. 4/3/5/3/10=2.5 Based on its creative work 3/3/4/3/8=2.1

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
SODAK14 (313) - Rapid City, South Dakota, USA - APR 8, 2013
Itís been a while since I tried a Budweiser product...good call on my part. I ctually like Bud Light a little. This isnít an awful brew and thatís about all I need to mention...

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
jackl (6111) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 8, 2013
Super high quality rate at Miami Airport. The pourís light amber with a small head. The nose is apple, corn bread. A bit of caramel. General notes of cheap sweet apple candies. The taste is more of the same. Quite sickly sweet. Caramel-dipped apples and little else. Light body, loads of carbonation. Overall, this met my expectations. Poor

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
IrishBoy (4001) - Bakersfield, California, USA - APR 8, 2013
12 oz bottle given to me by my son so I would tick it. Nose is sweet caramel, corn, and a very faint hint of a vanilla/bubblegum (maybe from Beechwood chips?) Clear yellow orange with a small pale yellow head. Flavor is a sweet corny pale lager note with a hint of skunkiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
bth122 (1366) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2013
Bottle. Medium head that stayed for a awhile. Clear honey amber color. Aroma of grains, hay, slight caramel, corn. Light sweetness. Light body. It is smooth as advertised. just enough taste and flavor to call this beer not terrible. Some caramel notes and slight grain and hops comprise this. Watery. Ok. Slight metallic taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - APR 7, 2013
Rated 3/24/13. Portion of a 12 oz bottle into a Hunahpuís snifter. Let me repeat that: Budweiser Black Crown was poured into a Hunahpuís snifter. From notes. A: Pours a light amber color, with a quickly fading white-shaded head. S: Sweet caramel, cotton candy, and a pleasant lack of adjunct. Not ígoodí, however itís really not an awful nose. T: Sadly, thereís a more notable adjunct presence on the flavor, followed by a bit of caramel...and a whole lot of nothing. Vintage Budweiser! M: It feels too thick and heavy on the palate given how flavorless it is. This should be easy to drink - and isnít. O: Better than BL Platinum, I suppose. Iíve had it once, I never need to have it again.

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