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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
cazort (558) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2010
This is a competitor for the lowest of the low, but it beats out Natural Light because it doesnít give me a splitting headache after a single can the way that beer does. Also, less heavy and disgusting than miller high life. Overall, about on par with coors light, but a very different character. This is a heavy beer, strong, high alcohol content. In my opinion, this is the worst Iíve tried, however, among the "ice" beers. I strongly prefer milwaukeeís best ice (if Iím going to be drinking one, honestly theyíre not something Iíd usually choose on my own. That one has a stronger alcohol character to it...and in this one the alcohol is less noticeable, more masked...but itís masked by a nasty, sour taste that is, in my opinion, worse than the alcohol. I do not recommend this one.

1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
swiseman (475) - Fredericton, New Brunswick, CANADA - AUG 19, 2014
pours a very pale yellow with next to no head. taste is typical macro lager with just a hint of alcohol to provide a bit of taste. You know what to expect going into this one, but I will give it credit for hiding the alcohol well which is not typical of high gravity bargain beers.

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
natejgood (473) - Bozeman, Montana, USA - JAN 27, 2007
We dubbed this "The Fancy", if only becuase we had five dollars and 7 mouths to buy beer for. It is terrible, terrible beer. Itís sort of like a pitcher filled with one Busch light, 6 cups of water, and whatever they use to flavor banana Runts. If youíre going to drink an Ice beer (which you probably shouldnít), donít let it be this one.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
fro2218 (471) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 28, 2007
More horrible that regular bush. Kind of like water. Is this really beer. Yuck.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Ret12 (453) - Maryland, USA - MAY 17, 2013
I could barely drink this beer, gave me a terrible headache the next day as well.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
basspro76 (426) - New York, USA - FEB 22, 2010
College beer and nothing more. Or as we called it at 33 Clayton "Blackout juice."

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
vmilaxer29 (412) - Virginia, USA - DEC 19, 2007
Why not, you are trying to get drunk so you might as well buy the stuff with more alcohol so you can really fell horrible the next morning.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
jonwayne4883 (401) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 30, 2007
beats busch light, but by a hair. watery taste, skunky aroma, great for beer pong or college drinking games, not much else.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
KingPinHead (390) - Des Moines, Washington, USA - JUL 21, 2002
Had this at a neighborís BBQ. Pale gold color and faint tangy/hoppy aroma---at least it had an aroma...Taste is what youíd expect: Adjunct-influenced sweetness with light hop profile and moderately hefty carbonation for bite. Quaffable when served good and cold.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beer_rookie (381) - Arkansas, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Pours a straw color. Large white but thin head at the pour. Lots and lots of little bubbles coming up from the bottom. Thereís some lacing. Eh, for the most part, nothing special.

Aroma is sweet. Itís a clean smell. Fresh almost. I donít pick up on much of anything else.

Taste is pretty good. Iím guessing it has some rice in it. Most ice beer has a pretty harsh, or at least, a noticable alcohol taste. This doesnít. I like that. Other than that, not a lot of taste.I do taste some light hops in there.

Mouthfeel is light. I would call this a light ice beer. Very drinkable.

Overall, this is very tasty. This is the first time Iíve had this. I used to think Bud Ice was King of Ice Beers. But, I stand corrected. i think this is. Itís very drinkable. Itís cheap. Itís high in alcohol. Itís easy to drink. Itís really good. Iíll buy this again!


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