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RATINGS: 470   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bud Light Platinum has reinvented the category of light beer. Within each cobalt blue bottle lies a bold formula that’s triple filtered with a smooth finish to create its stop shelf taste. Its the first of its kind, and the only beer worthy of the name Bud Light Platinum.

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1.4
DasBierChef (1084) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 31, 2012
What happens when you mix bud light with alcohol? You get this nasty ass beer.

0.7
umich03jm (3512) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - MAY 30, 2012
Absolutely gross. Tasted like bud light mixed with vodka. I bought this based on curiosity only but I had to pour out almost the whole bottle. Surprised this is actually rated higher than budweiser.

1.8
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - MAY 30, 2012
12oz bottle. Rating #193. Clear and pale yellow pour with a thin white head. Not much aroma, picking up a little graininess and a bit of skunk. Mild flavor, no bitterness, lightly sweet grains and very little aftertaste. Not horrible really, it doesn’t have that sick sweetness that I get from the usual Bud products which made it drinkable for me. (2390)

1.5
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Super clear pale yellow color, super fizzy. Smells like a skunky lager and taste like water with a hint of copper. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
OD40oz (774) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - MAY 26, 2012
Had one of these during the Super Bowl and immediately went back to drinking Budweiser. Better than Bud Light, but not by much!

1.3
Tide (4336) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 21, 2012
Bottle at bar. Golden color, white head. Watery taste with some citrus. Drinkable.

1.8
kp (10880) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 20, 2012

Date: April 01, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, First Sunday
Appearance: clear light gold, fine white head, sudsy lace
Aroma: cereal aroma, touch of green apple
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, light candy quality, just a touch of hops and bitterness
Aroma: 3/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 3/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 6/20
Rating: 1.8/5.0
Drinkability: 4/10
Score: * /4

1.7
CanIHave4Beers (4224) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Really pale, kind of a small well retained head. The aroma is actually more like a Helles than a Pale Lager. Some sweet grainy malt, some honey, but also some malt liquor corny and alcoholic notes too,. The flavor is pretty much like malt liquor. I’m really surprised, lots of folks I’ve talked to said this had a very neutral flavor and fit the Bud Light name perfectly. It doesn’t at all, the fusel corn, the alcohol, the light cloying sweetness, they’re all there... folks who are paying inflated prices for a sixer of this would do well to go with Olde English 800... this is particularly worse than that beer and the label isn’t nearly as nice looking.

1.3
ACHops (1635) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 19, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2012 For some strange reason, I’ve been intrigued by this beer. I couldn’t understand why it existed, nor was Bud eager to tell me. It took finding it in a friends fridge to try it. Honestly, it’s been a while since I’ve had a Bud Light, but this does seem superior. Slightly richer corn malt flavor with that same watery taste and crisp flavorless finish. The alcohol is well hidden for a macro of this quality. Really not much here, though you could easily do worse in the cheap light macro category.

1.7
bluejacket74 (1995) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - MAY 19, 2012
12 ounce bottle. Served in a nonic pint glass, the beer pours a clear straw gold color with a half inch white head that fizzled away quickly. There’s a small amount of lacing left on the glass. Aroma is bready malt/grain, sweet malt and some vegetables/corn/adjuncts. Taste is similar to the aroma, but the vegetable/creamed corn flavor is stronger. Ugh, not good so far. Mouthfeel/body is light/medium, it’s a bit slick with low/moderate carbonation. It just seems to get worse the longer I drink it. The only bright sides to this brew is that the mouthfeel isn’t bad, and that the 6% ABV isn’t very noticeable. Bought this as a single at Liquor Barn. I won’t be trying this again anytime soon. Give me a regular Bud Light any day over this, I’m not joking.


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