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Brewed and sold since 1876, "The King of Beers" is the largest-selling beer in the world. Budweiser has been the world’s best-selling beer since 1957, and is distributed in more than 70 countries. Budweiser leads the U.S. Premium beer category, outselling all other domestic premium beers combined. In fact, one in almost every five beers sold in the United States today is a Budweiser.
"We know of no brand produced by any other brewer which costs so much to brew and age. Our exclusive Beechwood Aging produces a taste, a smoothness and a drinkability you will find in no other beer at any price."
"Brewed with 100% natural ingredients. We use only the finest hops, barley malt, rice, yeast and water. We craft and age Budweiser using time-honoured brewing methods."

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Shanebrews (167) - Texas, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Budweiser was never more than drinkable. But since the cost cutting measures have come into effect at Anheuser-Busch InBev this stuff has become trash. I drank a can of this recently and there is way too much rice adjunct. The beer is very unbalanced in terms of body and hop profile. It is no better on tap. When your light beer is better than your lager you have a problem: Budweiser.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
scvince420 (4) - San Juan Capistrano, California, USA - JUL 7, 2014 does not count
Probably one of the most recognizable beers in the world. It actually has potential, but they mix too many different grains. Has that sharp ricey taste, which is fine for japanese beers like Asahi, but when mixed with corn kinda sucks. Better than Coors if that’s a compliment. Some tweeking to this recipe might actually make this something worthy coming out of America, but it’ll never happen so it’s a pipe dream....Cheers...

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Busick (349) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Horrible, horrible, horrible....a head busting type of beer that should be retired!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Berard (261) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Can. Bubbly banana beer. The can says king of beers. My tongue says, I don't think so. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
gendv138 (973) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Sample during RBSG 2014 on the Anheuser-Busch Brewery Tour. Clear pale yellow with off-white head. Aromas of skunk, corn, wheat. Tastes of skunk, corn, wheat. Light body with a dry finish. Nope.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Philym (917) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
Appearance: Clear golden/straw with finger thick white head. Aroma: Corn, biscuity malt, citrus, syrup/light caramel. Taste: Low/medium sweetness, low bitterness and sourness. Palate: Thin light grainy texture, light body, average carbonation, abrupt, malty, corn finish with a subtle citrus note. Comments: Ok. Not really the king! Rating is for 4.8% ABV can version.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bosbouw (1048) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2014
Helderen lichtgele kleur met een aardige kraag. Ruikt matig, zoetig, dun. Smaakt zoet, waterig. Hou niet van dit soort pils.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
miquelcrush (1073) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 24, 2014
Bona cervesa, equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
simonblaine (270) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 23, 2014
Pours Amber. Taste is not good, aroma is not good, palate is not good. This is pure donkey piss. That is all. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
titvs (69) - PORTUGAL - JUN 23, 2014
Review according to BJCP2008 Guidelines (style 1B). Bottle 30 cl - Batch 31/10/13 B03. AROMA: slight sweet grainy aroma. no hop aroma. APPEARANCE: very clear light straw yellow color. white head with low retention. TASTE: very slight sweetness from cereals (corn). no bitterness. finishes slight dry. PALATE: very light body with very low carbonation. OVERALL: an extremely watered down lager with very diluted flavours.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Altdeutsch (2) - - JUN 22, 2014 does not count
Refreshing beer with other grains but barley. Cannot well be compared to German beers. Otherwise: American interpretation of a "Vollbier", what can go wrong if you take water, malted grains, hops and yeast. Taste: taste of beer - but with an own note by other grains. Refreshing, good. (If you want to taste bananas, caramel, hazelnuts, strawberries, butterscotch etc. as many raters do - just put these together with beer in a blender. This is good beer, but due to other grains not to German law and standard. Very American!)

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