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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Busch Ice has a rich, smooth taste with exceptional drinkability and a slightly sweet finish. Busch Ice undergoes Anheuser-Busch’s 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.

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1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
TravHimself (46) - mebane, North Carolina, USA - MAY 30, 2013
What can I say it’s swill but I enjoy a 40oz non the less I’d pick this over any other iced beer for its "drinkability" its pretty smooth and crisp and actually drinks more like a malt liquor no need to describe it we all know what it is but gets the job done without the hangover the next day we’ll in my case....cheers


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nohopspleez (84) - Georgia, USA - DEC 6, 2017
not sure what "ice" has to do with brewing. It appears that marketing, rather than brewing, has more effect on beers in the USA. go figure.

I prefer Busch, to the supposed "king". I assume they are both brewed with rice per AB company guidelines. but, for my taste Busch has more beer taste. I have no issue with having a couple Busch. as for the retarded "king", I expect more because they gladly give themselves that crown. too bad, they dont follow the crown with quality.

4.6
murk4skillz (2) - Gravenhurst, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 25, 2017 does not count
light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, smooth not even 1 percent more then busch hater can eat one busch is smooth beer drink your urine beer. All this heat and bs talk smooth period.

1.6
Sledutah (7892) - Utah, USA - JUN 30, 2017
12oz can from the state store

Pours clear light golden with a medium sized white head that dissipates fairly quick, some lacing. Corn, malts, grains and alcohols.

Not going to finish this one, footbalmed.

1.6
wlajwl (7120) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 24, 2017
Not much of anything other than mild corn/malts in the aroma. The flavor is corn/malts, rather bland in the middle and a heat/noticeable alcohol in the finish.

5
BreweryCaptain32 (5) - - JAN 28, 2017 does not count
Very good beer for the price. Rather drink that than my local beer. Taste is good on tastye bud. Just to say I could drink a 12 pack alone frome moring till early darkness. Not puke. Good taste

2
geologyguy (1670) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUL 11, 2016
Very light pale lager smell...almost none...taste is very slightly malty...no hops...smooth but one dimentional and very light...almost like water

0.5
willisread (3695) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 10, 2016
Backlog. This one is foul...even highschool kids know it is. Watery and chemical like character. Yuck.

1.1
pkbites (1001) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 3, 2016
Can: Ugh. Like drinking bleach!!!! Corn water light yellow pour. Astringent aroma. As bad as all ice beers are this is even worse!

0.9
donandres (681) - Makati, PHILIPPINES - JAN 6, 2016
Bottle poured to pint glass very cold beer
Appearance: Light yellow head, a lot of lacing
Aroma: scent smell of malt, nothing else
Taste: not really great
Mouth feel: very carbonated
Overall: good beer for the hot weather, specially camping outdoors, nothing special
One of the cheapest beers in the grocery aisle
just got it to taste it, i promise not to do it again

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AgentAle (1817) - Fort Mcmurray, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 23, 2015
Aroma is light roasted malts and corn/rice adjunct. Definitely some sulphur notes. Taste is bland graininess with almost no hop character. The 6 percent abv is obvious and the dank maltiness is all encompassing. Appearance is a clear gold body with a thin pearl head that retains fairly poorly.


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