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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.19   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Busch Ice has a rich, smooth taste with exceptional drinkability and a slightly sweet finish. Busch Ice undergoes Anheuser-Buschís exclusive ice-brewing process, which takes the beer to a temperature below freezing. This leads to the formation of ice crystals in the finishing process, which help create its rich, smooth taste. Ice beer is rumored to have been developed by accident in Germany during Oktoberfest celebrations. A particularly cold year froze the celebrated bock beers, which are traditionally brewed for spring, and a new taste was noticed by the drinkers.


0.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
arminjewell (6158) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - JAN 8, 2010
Well, it has a relatively high alcohol content, and thatís the only upside. A horrid mess of metal and slight hay and cereal.

1.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
GT2 (8366) - San Diego County, California, USA - NOV 19, 2009
Can. You know this wasnít as bad as I would have originally thought. It pours a rather deep, sickly urine color with a rather dense white head that has very little retention and no lacing. Aroma is big corn, esters, formaldihyde, some vegetal notes. Big seltzer mouthfeel with a slightly creamy body. Taste is pretty much typical macro lager but has a bit more depth. At 6.7%, itís not quite a malt liquor or full ice beer, which is probably why it is overall inoffensive. Not bad. I was terrified to try it but now Iím a firm believer.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
LinusStick (2842) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 18, 2009
Ugh...Iíve gone on a cheap beer kick and this is awful. Barely any aroma. What was there was mostly metal. Pour was a medium gold with not many bubbles and no head. Taste was nasty. Lightly carbonated corn water with no aftertaste. Near syrupy which isnít good for a pale lager. Blah. No wonder the 8 pack was only 7 dollars. Less than a dollar a beer is natureís warning side.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
drowland (5993) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 15, 2009
Oh my word... Iím not a big fan of ice beers, but this is far from one of the best (though thatís like picking the shiniest turd).

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ronaldtheriot (1225) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - AUG 4, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2010 Busch Ice (not available in Louisiana) is a pleasant ice beer. The aroma is rather neutral, and the appearance is a decent straw color; pretty standard. It has a nice, if mild, flavor, and a good, light mouth feel. My overall impression is that Busch Ice holds its own against others of its ilk. The above-average alcohol content gives the drinker that particular feeling after wards (drank a 24 oz. can in a chalice). I have only seen this product sold in St. Louis and Memphis. Good stuff. RJT

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Shag (2603) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - JUL 22, 2009
Unreal I found this, but my ticking ass scooped it up! Smells like expired corn and gasoline. The flavor is not that offensive, well its not good. Lots of cereal grains, corn, and booze going on. This might even be a tad better than Icehouse and certainly beats Natty Ice. But what compare turds? 3 points of interest.....1)Still sucks 2)will get you wasted 3)Less rubbing alcohol burn than Natty Ice or Beast Ice for the same coin. Take that for what its worth. Overall still sucks!

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
phaleslu (6397) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 13, 2009
For the price, highest alcohol content in class. Therefore, it achieves exactly what it is meant to do. Like every other íIceí beer, this doesnít go down as smooth as other cheapies.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
ben4321 (3862) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2009
Overall Impression: Higher alcohol terribleness that really there is almost no reason to ever drink.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
NachlamSie (2752) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 2, 2009
Headache in a can. Natural Ice clone. Do not drink. You do not need to get drunk this badly.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
nickd717 (3480) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 27, 2009
High in alcohol, so hopefully you can get drunk enough to not realize how offensive the flavor it is. Yellow color, watery with a bitter, awful taste. Absolute pee.


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