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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.55   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Brew Mastersí Private Reserve is an exceptionally rich beer that is a symphony of character, featuring a balanced hop aroma with 8.5 percent alcohol by volume (ABV). Based on the time-honored Budweiser brewmaster holiday tradition of collecting the richest first part of the brew as it is tapped to the brew kettles to celebrate the season, this is the first time it is being made available to the public.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
ghunte02 (29) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2006
nasty stuff, sampled at a superbowl party. cloying sweet garbagy flavor. would much rather drink regular bud. whats w/ the fancy bottle? its like putting a bow on a turd

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
QHopjunky (8) - , Indiana, USA - JUN 12, 2008 does not count
i thought this beer was terrible, it just tasted like strong budweiser, with all the resources and money that have, they really could have come out with something cool...i canít really say iím disappointed though, i had low expectations

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 15, 2005
Pours yellow like piss. Smells like Budweiser, alcohol and corn syrup. Tastes like water and corn. Overly cloying. Nasty unbalanced crap.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 16, 2006
Pours dark golden with a fully receding white head. Aroma of husky grain, corn ethanol, and harsh phenols. Taste of adjuncts, corn mash, honey, and nastiness. Mouthfeel is heavy bodied and sticky with fizzy carbonation. Nasty!

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Jarrid (20) - Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA - AUG 31, 2008
Honestly, it is better than regular Budweiser, but it was a waste of my money. I should had saw it coming.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
hophead75 (2008) - Largo, Florida, USA - FEB 6, 2006
This beer smelled of corn and alcohol to me- a very strong, nauseating smell. Taste was of a budweiser, with much more body than regular bud, with a medium to strong alcohol burn in the finish. Had to pour it out after the first 3-4 ounces as I didnít want to get sick. Luckily, I got this as a present and didnít spend my money on it. I was hoping it would be decent, but nope.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2547) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - MAR 17, 2007
So if I understand the label correctly, this is the first runnings of the Budweiser mash, brewed at a higher gravity and then not diluted, preserving the potency. Poured a darkish golden with a rich three finger meringue. Odd aroma hints at berries, grass, bubblegum, but mainly butterscotch. After smelling it, Iím not very enthusiastic about taking the first sip, which I am about to do...cold (not just the temp, just a flat cold smack of candyish butterscotch sweetness), grainy, seriously undercarbonated which makes it all that harder to drink. Becomes very thin for an 8.5% beer towards the finish, which is shudder-inducingly bitter, not pleasantly hoppy bitter. Frankly this is awful and Iím going to have to dump this entire gigantic bottle, what a waste of money, but I can only blame myself as I should have known better.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
REDDOGICE (202) - nantucket, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 14, 2006
Horrific. They make you want this, and when you take your first sips, you gag. Awful. Never again.

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