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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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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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0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
hopscotch (10992) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 24, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2006 Headache Ice!

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
shrubber85 (11215) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 16, 2007
Can. Sour, old vegetable malt aroma. Medium yellow with small head. Primarily a metallic bitterness with light sour malt flavor. Drinkable but just barely.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
SavageElvis (134) - Savage, Minnesota, USA - NOV 9, 2007
Light yellow in color, small thin white head that fades quickly. Light sweet off smelling corn aroma with a geriatric little hop. As expected it is thin on the palate with a grainy watery, slightly sweet finish but packs a little whollop.

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
phaleslu (9923) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 13, 2009
For the price, highest alcohol content in class. Therefore, it achieves exactly what it is meant to do. Like every other Ice beer, this doesnt go down as smooth as other cheapies.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
drowland (8474) - Georgia, USA - AUG 15, 2009
Oh my word... Im not a big fan of ice beers, but this is far from one of the best (though thats like picking the shiniest turd).

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
ross (2146) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - DEC 5, 2005
i was just scanning the worst beers in the world, and i realized ive never rated this. bought a 12 pack a few years ago. havent done so since. terrible beer. makes milwaulkees best ice seem like rochefort 10.

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
duffman462 (175) - Gainesville, Florida, USA - OCT 27, 2006
Even long before I was old enough to drink, I used to shudder at the thought of this beer. Tastes like it was fermented next to a heater in a prison. Actually, that would explain a lot about ABs beers. This beer really sucks, even more than ABs other fine offerings. Taste is of corn and rice, and the flavor is of cotton candy mixed with terpentine. Dont drink this. If you have children in college, call them and tell them not to drink this. Yuk.

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
morrdt (715) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - JUL 7, 2007
Can. This beer is best used for those times that youve run out of cash for crack, and need a good buzz. Otherwise, avoid this beer at all costs. Complete and total crap. Living in Jacksonville FL (home of an A-B brewery) I get to see every mistake A-B makes. This is one of them. Thanks for nothing guys.

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
hayduke (5137) - 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.

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
cazort (561) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2010
This is a competitor for the lowest of the low, but it beats out Natural Light because it doesnt give me a splitting headache after a single can the way that beer does. Also, less heavy and disgusting than miller high life. Overall, about on par with coors light, but a very different character. This is a heavy beer, strong, high alcohol content. In my opinion, this is the worst Ive tried, however, among the "ice" beers. I strongly prefer milwaukees best ice (if Im going to be drinking one, honestly theyre not something Id usually choose on my own. That one has a stronger alcohol character to it...and in this one the alcohol is less noticeable, more masked...but its masked by a nasty, sour taste that is, in my opinion, worse than the alcohol. I do not recommend this one.


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