Anheuser World Lager (World Select)



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RATINGS: 310   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.91/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
We challenged our top brewmasters representing 10 countries around the globe to collaborate and create something extraordinary. The result is Anheuser, a world-class beer brewed fresh in America. Enjoy!

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
khayman70 (153) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAY 3, 2004
Well, America has finally made something as lightstruck as every other green bottle using country. It does have a decent hop kick, but the strange off flavorswere not impressive. I had to try this because of the hype.....which isnt as deserved as it could have been. A-B has put out a couple drinkable beers and this is hoppy enough for me to handle. I still dont understand the green bottle thing? Maybe in a brown bottle it would be a bit more pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (6595) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 24, 2017
A little bit more malts and hops than their regular offerings; otherwise it was still a fairly generic pale lager at inflated prices. Drinkable but the price is telling why its no longer made.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Headbanger (3986) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - FEB 19, 2014
12oz bottle (Old Notes)-Pours a clear golden with a decent head. Aroma of grains, hops, and hay. Taste of the same. This light bodied brew is not bad as I was expecting worse coming from a green bottle.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Thorpe429 (5035) - , Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2011
Reviewed from notes. Pours a clear golden with a thin white head and little lacing. Nose brings forth some grain and a bit of some Czech/German hops. Taste is about the same, with a bit of grain but mostly just faint hops and some carbonation. Light feel with a good amount of carbonation to carry what little flavor there is. Drinks okay, but probably has a bit too much carbonation and not much real flavor. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 10-08-2010

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Vikingbrew (193) - Colorado, USA - SEP 21, 2010
At least they included the whole world in naming this beer instead of just naming America. This has a pretty smooth flavor with a skunky aftertaste. Luckily I didnt have to pay for my encouter with this watered down "select" beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 18, 2010
Anheuser-Busch Brewing Company--Anheuser World Select Lager Beer--2004 12 oz. Bottle. 5.00% ABV--20 IBUs.? (3.5 / 5.0) Pilsner. Green Bottle. Light lacy head. Clear thin bright light golden color. Delicate mild floral hop front. Smooth light sweet caramel pils light butter body. Clean smooth light citrus hop end. Crisp & mild. Sampled 5/4/2004.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
yobdoog (1888) - Kingston, New York, USA - DEC 30, 2009
Seemed like a bud gone through the "green" phase turning an mediocre pale lager into a skunked one. Not so extraordinary.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
halfonit (1345) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 5, 2009
Ill keep this one nice and short. It basically tastes like a watered down Heineken. Maybe even a little more skunked tasting.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jimmack34 (640) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - MAR 4, 2009
Had this one 3 years ago, and I didnt write this one down, so Im going a little off memory. Tasted just a liitle bit better than straw tea, but thats what most pale lagers taste like. Im not sure what makes this the world select....Oh, its the "fancier" bottle. Not saying it was terrible, just not "select". (Who selected it?)

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Beerman6686 (6585) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 15, 2009
WOW, this really is world class, world class crap. Poured a light yellow color with a white head. Aroma was pretty minimal, bready and grass. Flavor was really watery, grassy and a slight bitter corn flavor as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
DBob5150 (235) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - FEB 14, 2009
For whatever reason I really enjoyed this beer. My only regret is that it seems tha AB has discountinued it. If anyone has any comparable brew suggestions out there let me know.

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