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RATINGS: 433   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.28/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
With a blend of two-row caramel malt and four types of domestic hops, Budweiser Black Crown is finished on a bed of Beechwood chips for a smooth, balanced taste. Incorporating the proprietary yeast directly descended from the original Budweiser yeast strain used by Adolphus Busch in 1876, Budweiser Black Crown retains the key characteristics of Budweiser with its clean taste and high drinkability. Featuring more body, color and hop character than the flagship lager, it also has a slightly higher alcohol content at 6% ABV.

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1.4
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
tambrico (50) - New York, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Poured this into the same glass as I had previously had my Schnieder Weisse original in. Couldnt smell this beer at all, it smelled like the Schneider Weisse. Pours a light amber with a decent head. You can taste the adjunct right away. Taste of sweetness. You can taste the caramel malts they claim. No bitterness at all. No complexity. No development of flavor. Its easy to drink but I wouldnt consider that "drinkable". I found it so boring that I was forgetting to drink it! Meanwhile I was upset that I drank the Schnieder Weisse too fast.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PugUglyBrewer (513) - - MAR 23, 2017
I hate to admit, but in may just enjoy this bud a little more than I should. Has a little alcoholic kick. Refined and refreshing. A step in the right direction and a nice setup toward trying bolder amber brews.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Cirtak (1) - Silo Heights drive, Minnesota, USA - FEB 15, 2017 does not count
The only beer in the arsanal of Bud beers that is truly worth buying, trying & enjoying. I am 71 and enjoy a good amber removing it from the line is stupid and insulting.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
JPDIPSO (6093) - Wauwatosa, USA - JAN 29, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2017 As Batch 91406; Copper to bronze in color. Moderate sized, cream colored head. Decent lace. Lightly toasted raisin bread scent. Some grains and hints of alcohol. Spicy lager comes to mind with the first quaff. Woody and grainy. Drink these cold and you should likely be mildly unoffended. 11/12 As Budweiser Black Crown: Ar - 4 Ap - 2 Fl - 5 P - 4 O - 9 Rate 2.4 Modest white head that diminished to a single layer of bubbles above the dark golden to light amber liquid. Grains and hints of alcohol in the scent. Light caramel flavors. A nice feel, with some real body and a tight, tiny bubbled zip. Clean, but boring. 2/13

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
jbruner (4564) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - DEC 14, 2016
Pours a crystal clear golden brown from the bottle with bubbly white head that dissipates to leave light lace. Aroma and taste of mild sweet maltiness and mild adjunct, clean lager crispness. Budweiser with some extra malt and color.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2016
Bottle on Miami Beach. Nice amber body with slight head. Nose is malty, grainy some caramel. Taste is similar with caramel, malts, a tad sweet. Dry in the finish.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Cajun (523) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - JUL 20, 2016
Bottle - Pours amber, white head. Pretty much a Budweiser with more alcohol. I cant tell that the flavor is much better, nor that theres more alcohol for that matter.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mjmoen (460) - - MAY 29, 2016
A-. Pours a clear golden color with white head. Like a Budweiser with more flavor

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 12, 2016
Pours a nice golden amber color. Aromas of malts, hops, and a touch of pine. Flavor has a nice crisp taste with a clean dry finish.

2.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ozzy70 (1050) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAR 16, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Poured amber with a tan head. Aroma was similar to Budweiser, corn and rice. Taste was sweet, not bad.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
drjay44 (3617) - Salida, Colorado, USA - MAR 15, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Pours a thin, poorly retained off white head, with no lacing, over a clear, dark gold (SRM 6) body.....nose is light toasted malts with bread, minimal hops, slight fruity esters reminiscent of apple, pear......taste is slightly sweet, with light fruit notes, tending toward raisin with light pear and apple, becoming dry, with hints of light hop bitterness.......mouth feel, light body, no alcohol, high carbonation with slight creaminess. This really misses the style quite badly. It needs more toasted malts, with more malt aroma and flavor as well as a darker color. Also, the four types of hops are quite hidden. BJCP 6/2/10/4/5


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