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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.21/5   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-Buschs 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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1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Aurelius (5179) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Brutalist can, guaranteeing me of 25 oz of sexiness. Clear, yella, sticky white head. Powdery aroma. Very low hopping, slightly sweet, really not much going on here at all. ABV is well masked, FWIW. Medium to slightly light body. Picked this tick up at the RaceTrac minimart in Cumming, GA.

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
hayduke (5062) - Eureka, California, USA - SEP 8, 2008
Tastes just like regular Busch, but nose has a faint hint of lime or something citrus. Basically not a good beer.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2005
Pours a light golden yellow. Aromas of minor hops, corn, grains. Flavor is light, crisp, watery with a little hop and not much else.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
emacgee (4658) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - APR 21, 2007
This beer was great because I didnt have to change the numbers to rate it! Had this at a friends party, lets just say I was glad for the roughly 1 percent more alcohol it boasted over other pale lagers. Oh yeah, it tastes bad.

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Bulk_Carrier (4538) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Onward ho. Reviewed from notes. This was poured more than enough times in a pint glass and a pilsener. The appearance was a decent clear golden yellow color with a fast rising carbonation running about it. There is a head, but that dies within less than about fifteen seconds. There is some lacing, but that ends up sliding right on into the beer. The smell had some cooked vegetable/sort of sweet corniness to it. Its actually quite a weird smell to be honest. The taste well, that leaves a lot to be desired as it portrays a lot of wateriness to it. The palate, it sits light and the carbonation is not really there. Overall, this is not much of a beer to me. I realize "light" can be good, but I say really only if youre seeking it. Im not seeking it.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
nickd717 (4428) - Sofia, BULGARIA - JAN 27, 2009
High in alcohol, so hopefully you can get drunk enough to not realize how offensive the flavor it is. Yellow color, watery with a bitter, awful taste. Absolute pee.

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
maxwelldeux (4372) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2013
The best part about this beer is that its 5.9% - so even though youre practically drinking water, youll at least feel it sooner. So yay?

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
robinvboyer (4363) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 6, 2013
473ml can at the golf course. Smells rough......corn, fusel, sweet, cheap malts. Flavor actually isnt that bad. Its kinda refreshing, the sweetness disapears and its actually kinda crisp. Light cereals in the finish with a hint of apples. Super cold on the golf course, this is passable. Im shocked!

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Nate (4263) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 28, 2002
Very little hop aroma. Mostly a metallic, industrial aroma. Pale golden yellow. Huge head at first pour leaves immediately. Medium-light body with heavy carbonation. Very weak in flavor. A little sweet but mostly some weird industrial adjunct flavor. You get what you pay for in this beer.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Frank (4082) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2015
This is a Jolly Rancher centric ice beer. Its kind of sharp w/ fruity stressed yeast notes on the nose. Its sweet and thick w/ lots of oxidized cardboardy elements. I guess you can get drunk on this stuff if you like so, hey, excellent beer.


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