RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.46/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
The beer was first brewed in St. Louis by brewmaster Jim Bicklein and was developed in collaboration with brewmaster Katie Rippel from Fort Collins, Colo. “The original Budweiser brewery is, of course, here in St. Louis, so we wanted to honor our brewing heritage with a beer that uses ingredients that German immigrants, like our founder Adolphus Busch, would have used when they came to the United States,” Bicklein said. “In this pilsner we use the same types of Hallertau and Tettnang hops commonly used in St. Louis during the late 1800s.”

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unclemattie (4406) - Georgia, USA - NOV 3, 2012
12oz twist-off bottle, mixed 12pk. Yellow Label. Pours clear, golden color. White head, big bubbles. Aromas of straw, Autumn leaves. Better lacing than the LA brew. Tastes of cardboard box, spicy hops. Peppery tingle. Lager yeast esters. Some honey character, with pale malts, sweet. Sweet finish, odd salt air notes. For the style, I could see myself sipping this at an outdoor cafe on some cobblestone street in some ancient European town. This one is the best of the pack, not that it is anything special. (3509)

ellolovey (483) - Georgia, USA - NOV 2, 2012
12 oz. Pours a translucent golden yellow with quickly dissipating white head. Aroma of floral hops and honey. Taste is of honey, wheat, and salt. Interesting. Good carbonation. Light bodied. Kinda boring and bland though. Thanks Unclemattie for sharing

wxman (1847) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - NOV 2, 2012
Pours a deep clear golden color with a respectable white head. Aroma of boiled corn and mild hops. Taste is tongue-coating sweet malt, white bread, corn and very mild hop bitterness. In short, it tastes like Budweiser, only slightly more flavorful and a little less refreshing. Meh.

madvike (3301) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 1, 2012
Bottle tasted semi-blind - Pours light clear amber with a thin ring of white head. Nose is lager yeast, lightly sour grain, and a touch of herbal hops. Taste is the same—sour grain and not much else. A garbagey, yeast gross note. Thin and limp, with fizzy carbonation. Not good.

Ispilledmybeer (4) - ashland, Kentucky, USA - OCT 31, 2012 does not count
I went into this beer with no expectations. I never buy bud branded anything. I won’t turn down if offered one though. I felt this beer truly surprised me. I described this to a friend as Budweiser if Budweiser was actually a real beer. It was nothing to write home about, but I’d reach for it over a lienenkugel lager. Very simple lawnmower style. A suprsingly beautiful golden yellow with a quickly dissapating head. Flavors of bread and sweet honey. Slight metallic taste on the end but nothing to be considered offensive. Nice medium body. I’d buy a six pack in the summer if available. Quit brewing Budweiser and brew this.

SphinxTX (2878) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - OCT 31, 2012
Bottle. Pours a deep gold with white head. Not much aroma, signs of pilsner and faint earthy/grassy hop with light malt background. Flavor is much the same with a tad more character with a light grainy and biscuit note. Light body with high carbonation. Overall, not really all that bad but not a top 10 choice either. Well balanced but kinda almost dead in the water (figuratively speaking). Certainly wouldn’t turn one down, a no brained beer (dont have to think about it and not much going on either)

Finhead (1814) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - OCT 30, 2012
A deep gold pour with a frothy, white head. The aroma is light with some faint floral hops. The medium body has smooth texture and lively carbonation. It has a sweet taste, but there is some background mild bitterness in the finish. I’m sure the haters will be out in force, but objectively I think this is a decent beer.

drowland (9057) - Georgia, USA - OCT 30, 2012
10/30/12. 12oz bottle from Five Points, from the mix 12-pack. Clear, dark golden pour. With a moderately hefty pour, a nice frothy, 3-finger head develops that cuts to a few millimeters but sticks and laces in small streaks... certainly presentable enough. Very light aroma with a dusty creaminess, pale malts, corn chips, and a hint of sweetness. The flavor boasts a more pronounced sweetness with touches of creamy corn, a teensy bit of a slightly tart apple aspect, corn chips, biscuits, pale malts, and a lingering hint of metal. I was totally prepared to be able to enjoy this in spite of what it is and where it’s made, and it’s not completely awful, but it’s certainly nothing special.

BobbyAnalog (334) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Tastes like diluted honey and iodized salt. Crisp and foamy with the delightful aftertaste of stale candy from Fisherman’s Wharf.

steelers (35) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 25, 2012
Poured into a glass from 12 oz bottle. Extremely thin white head which disappears almost instantly. Golden in color. Has very little aroma all. Lightly sweet and nothing really else to say about it. I guess on a very hot day it might quench your thirst but besides that no point drinking it.

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