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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.21   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.


1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Clear yellow color. Tons of bubbles and pillowy white head. Smells like wet cardboard. Sweet and sour at the same time with a little bit of lemon going on. Not a good finish. Drink this only when already drunk.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
DedicatedToFun (3935) - Santa Monica, California, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Can, lots and lots of cans, this is what we used to drink in college, kept it ice cold, then broke it out to get that 5.9% ABV, which was much more than all those light beers we used to drink. Not a proud rating for me, but I did respect this beer in my childhood.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Nate (3827) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 28, 2002
Very little hop aroma. Mostly a metallic, industrial aroma. Pale golden yellow. Huge head at first pour leaves immediately. Medium-light body with heavy carbonation. Very weak in flavor. A little sweet but mostly some weird industrial adjunct flavor. You get what you pay for in this beer.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Zeswaft (1466) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - FEB 8, 2004
God aweful. smells and tastes like alcohol. used it for beer pong: not smart.

1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
uvajed (174) - Ravenna, Ohio, USA - DEC 11, 2006
For those who "donít get" this s tyle of beer: It is about people who are not interested in beer (as we are, anyway) and want to get a buzz or maybe get really drunk. Alcohol can be fun, and if you want to drink to get drunk, rather than drink to enjoy some really tasty concoctions, Busch Ice is a reasonable choice. It has more alcohol per can than other commen or cheap domestic beers, and it is easy for non-hop heads to drink (i.e. not very bitter, or flavorful at all). It serves a purpose.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Shag (2684) - 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!

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
LinusStick (3002) - 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.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Westmeister (2093) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 14, 2014
Stumbling onto the crappiest beer list inspired me to pick up a $0.99 25oz tall boy. Clear golden pour with giant initial white head that goes bye bye. Wow the smell of this is just horrible. Like dead beer garbage with stale vitamins and sweet corn booze. Taste is slightly better, but weak stale corny nastiness. Really is deserving for its ranking.

1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
swiseman (444) - 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.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
yngwie (15386) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2015
Can, A clear, golden beer with a small, white head. The aroma is rather corn-ish, with some generic fruityness. Itís medium bodied and quite dry, with a decent carbonation level. Corn and a generic fruityness in the flavor, as well as a hint of bitterness. Medium length finish. Rather bland and unpleasant this one. 150617


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