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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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The beer is brewed by Daniel Westmoreland from the Williamsburg, Va. brewery and was developed in collaboration with brewmasters Mike Anderson in Jacksonville, Fla. and Dan Kahn in Cartersville, Ga. “We took staves from fresh bourbon barrels and we aged the beer on those staves and spiced it with a hint of vanilla,” said Westmoreland, who has been a Budweiser brewmaster for more than 30 years. “It’s an all-malt brew, and it has a perfect color that is similar to the color of bourbon itself. Batch No. 23185 has a nice vanilla aroma with a little oakiness on the end – it’s a great beer.”


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
heemer77 (5108) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - NOV 21, 2012
Bottle. Dark gold colored body with a long lasting light khaki head. Nose of light vanilla and leather. There is also some hint of wood. The taste is like a woody light lager with some hints of sweet potatoes. There is also a light hint of the vanilla in the aftertaste. The additions are decent, but the base beer is still a common pale lager. Better than I expected.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
trujahwarrior (509) - Monroe, Washington, USA - NOV 21, 2012
Pours a golden color with a medium white head that leaves decent lacing. Smells of bourbon, vanilla and light malt. Tastes of vanilla and bourbon with the typical lager flavors mixed in. Mouthfeel is light and crisp with good carbonation. I was pretty surprised by this it is a pretty solid lager from budweiser.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scooterbub (870) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - NOV 20, 2012
12 ounce bottle. Pours a golden amber with a ½ inch white head. Taste is of bourbon, vanilla, malt, caramel and some warming alcohol. Similar aroma. Decent body, slightly thin with some alcohol in the finish. Second best tasting, but not the easiest to drink at times.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (2220) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 20, 2012
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle marked 12276-WA24. The pour is golden in color with a soft head that settles down momentarily and plenty of upward carbonation. The aroma has a hint of vanilla as advertised but not a lot in the way of bourbon. The body is smooth and medium. The taste is incredibly sweet and slightly bready with a quickly finishing crisp hoppiness. Don’t let the name Budweiser sway you. Try it blindly.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
marcus (6769) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 20, 2012
Pours clear amber with a modest off-white head and a fruity aroma. There is a light caramel malt flavor with a vanilla finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wlajwl (4053) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - NOV 19, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 15, 2013 Aroma is slightly nutty malts, a hint of spice and stock ADL all around. The flavor is mildly nutty/hint of caramel malts, slight heat and a mildly tart fruit finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
damzz (278) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 18, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 22, 2013 Pours gold with a slightly off white head. The nose is slight vanilla. The palate is slight malty sweetness with a hint of vanilla and whisky. It is a highly attenuated Winter Bourbon Cask Ale with lager crispness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemike (2305) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Pours clear amber with a tall, off-white/yellowish head. Scent is malt, slightly woody. Taste is mildly vanilla, just a hint of barrel... Malty, sweet. Very mild and light, slight hoppy bitter. A fairly decent little beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
johnnnniee (2446) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Pours a deep golden color with a good sized meringue heads that shows great retention and leaves a fair amount of lace. Smells of vanilla up front on top of very faint wood and a sweet grainy honey maltiness. Extremely light spicy hop aroma. The flavor is malty sweet with a rich almost caramel flavor atop some grain and honey. The vanilla and oak are quite subtle in the flavor but you can catch fleeting glimpses here and there. Medium body with a moderate to high level of carbonation and a creamy bubbly mouthfeel. Not a bad beer, in fact this might be my favorite mega brewery beer yet. I’d still buy something else before I picked this up again.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Again. Nice beer. Don't be prejudice against the AB. Wintertime light amber. Nice. V ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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