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RATINGS: 184   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.


1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
TravHimself (38) - mebane, North Carolina, USA - MAY 30, 2013
What can I say it’s swill but I enjoy a 40oz non the less I’d pick this over any other iced beer for its "drinkability" its pretty smooth and crisp and actually drinks more like a malt liquor no need to describe it we all know what it is but gets the job done without the hangover the next day we’ll in my case....cheers

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
lesifflebiere (1411) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 10, 2013
Bien dorée, effervescence importante, odeurs de céréales blondes, d’alcool et d’acidulé. Très mince. En bouche, puissantes saveurs sucrées, rappelant le sirop de maïs, avec une finale aqueuse de céréales blondes. L’alcool, détecté au nez, est heureusement disparu en bouche. Une bière plutôt quelconque, pas très bonne en fait, mais moins horrible que prévu.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 5, 2014
I missed this classy, classy beer at RBWG, so I searched far and wide amongst all the gas stations in Kentucky until I found one. Well worth the search. Pours a clear pale golden color with a thin fizzy tan head. Fair head retention. Aroma of green apple jolly ranchers and a faint bit of grainy malt. The taste is the same Jolly Rancher apple notes, grainy malts, mild corn in the finish. Thin and watery, high carbonation. Not terribly offensive.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
ordybill (539) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Busch Ice bought at a gas station in Columbia, SC. This beer is simply made to be guzzled for a weekend party. Nothing complex or exhilarating about this. I will not buy this beer again.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerdedone (2901) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 30, 2006
Bottle. Pours yellow with an average sized white head. Aroma of corn, grain, and alcohol. Flavor is pretty much a beefy version of busch, i liked this better than the regular version and the light version. But still not good.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Skyview (5283) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - NOV 30, 2008
Sampled during Swig-a-Swill Guzzler in St Paul, MN. Good grief! I could not tell the difference between this Bud Ice. It has to be the same beer with a different package label.

1.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
GT2 (9259) - San Diego County, California, USA - NOV 19, 2009
Can. You know this wasn’t 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%, it’s 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 I’m a firm believer.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Metalchopz (2561) - 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.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Travlr (15102) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Clear golden yellow color, fluffy white head. Aroma of nail polish remover. Fortunately I’ve never tasted actual nail polich remover, so I’m not sure how the flavor compares.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
scooterbub (910) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - JUN 22, 2008
24 ounce can. Pours a clear golden yellow, with a thin white head. Is very similiar to the regular Busch beer, but for me the alcohol balances out the flavor abit. Not bad as it is a cheap way to get liquored up, but I’d rather go an alternate route when looking to get drunk.


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