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RATINGS: 178   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-Busch’s 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.


1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Ontbeertaster (2338) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 14, 2013
Can, pours bright yellow, strong smell, but clean and crisp taste, what you would expect.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Metalchopz (2318) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 23, 2012
Not a fan of Busch and wondering why these make their way up in Canada. Alright, seems like Labatt brews it here, and at 5.5% ABV. Expecting this one to be a bit more golden, but no. Pale yellow like their normal version. White head, does last a while and the lacing is pretty good (almost with a creamy edge). Mild aromas of corn and other adjuncts. Smooth, slightly creamy mouthfeel and medium-bodied. Same for the flavours, mild, corn, adjuncts. Nothing really bad here (overall mild) and I can understand why my friend like this one to get drunk on. The Canadian version seems better, judging from the reviews.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
badnewsbeers (2313) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 5, 2011
Truly something special. Had it back to back with westy 12, and it holds its own....

0.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
ilovedarkbeer (2300) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 1, 2007
Why are beers like this even made? Tastes like gutter swill ice. Looks like corn water and tastes harldy like beer. Don’t buy.

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
nakedwhendrunk (2199) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Onward ho. Reviewed from notes. This was poured more than enough times in a pint glass and a pilsener. The appearance was a decent clear golden yellow color with a fast rising carbonation running about it. There is a head, but that dies within less than about fifteen seconds. There is some lacing, but that ends up sliding right on into the beer. The smell had some cooked vegetable/sort of sweet corniness to it. Its actually quite a weird smell to be honest. The taste well, that leaves a lot to be desired as it portrays a lot of wateriness to it. The palate, it sits light and the carbonation is not really there. Overall, this is not much of a beer to me. I realize "light" can be good, but I say really only if you’re seeking it. I’m not seeking it.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
edgallow (2198) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 12, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2012 12 oz can pours a golden color with a white head. Not much to talk about no flavor or aroma to talk about.

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
matt7215 (2190) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 21, 2013
473ml can from the lcbo. Pours yellow with a white head that lasts and laces. Aroma of dust. Minimal flavour but not sweet or overly adjucty. Not fucken bad!

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
jcnielsen (2190) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle at aLoft courtesy of jackl. Pours a yellow color with white head. Corn, grainy, malty sweet flavors.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
ROGUE (2099) - Newark, Delaware, USA - FEB 13, 2008
More macro american piss water. Its so bad nascar doesn’t want to be associated with it any more!

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
ross (2090) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - DEC 5, 2005
i was just scanning the worst beers in the world, and i realized ive never rated this. bought a 12 pack a few years ago. havent done so since. terrible beer. makes milwaulkees best ice seem like rochefort 10.


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