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2008/10/27 10:58:10 (permalink)

Bud Light Lime

I started carrying this very recently, personally I don't like light beer, anyone tried the Bud Light Lime? What is your opinion?
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    signman
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/27 11:10:13 (permalink)
    awful
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/27 11:15:58 (permalink)
    Swill.
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/27 11:18:34 (permalink)
    Stop insulting swill by comparing it to this stuff. Awful doesn't begin to describe the nastiness of this crud. Scary thing is they seem to actually have found a bit of a market for it. I guess the old saw about there's no accounting for taste except for taste has a ring of truth to it.
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/27 11:21:13 (permalink)
    My apologies to swill. It seems like the Budwiper folks are desperate to try getting a bigger market share. That ale they recently brought out is also pretty nasty. What the hell are they thinking?
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/27 11:38:43 (permalink)
    Anything BUD is not deserving my palate. (just my opinion) I know there are alot of Bud fans out there, me I am not one of them.
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/27 11:46:21 (permalink)
    It reminds me of the "Hint of Lime" Tostitos. Should be called "Kick in the Face of Lime."
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/27 11:52:55 (permalink)
    well, I like it.
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/27 17:32:07 (permalink)
    I haven't tried Bud Lime but I did try Miller Chill a while back and didn't care for it.

    If people like it then so be it. I'm certainly not going to get worked up about it.
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/27 19:49:54 (permalink)
    my cousin brought some to my grad party last summer "as a gift" i think he just wanted to get rid of it. the stuff tasted awful.
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/27 19:54:18 (permalink)
    Miller Chill was hideous. Bud Light Lime isn't as bad, but I wouldn't recommend it.
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/27 20:08:01 (permalink)
    Horrible taste!
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/28 08:21:54 (permalink)
    Nasty.

    Just get a Pacifico and wedge of lime.
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/28 08:46:36 (permalink)
    I got a six pack sitting out in the garage. Someone brought it over for a party in the early summer. It's sitting right next to the Landshark 6, my wife bought me for Dad's Day because I used to be a parrothead til someone absconded with my "Rancho Deluxe" cd. Bet they've both "aged" real well in the heat.
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/28 09:21:48 (permalink)
    I like Bud Lime in certain situations, but it is pretty much a summer beer in my mind. I tried it while golfing this summer and liked it, maybe because it was 93 & humid.
    After the 12th one though the lime flavor starts to get to you.
    One use I found works great is a base for a shrimp marinade.
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/28 11:40:39 (permalink)
    The Germans serve "Radler", which is roughly half lager beer and half lemonade. It is often served in the summer, after doing strenuous physical work, etc.

    I've tried both Miller Chill and Bud Light Lime, and liked neither. This almost sounds like the recent discussion on Zima and other malt-based alcoholic beverages. To any retailer carrying this product, I'd say don't worry about what you think of it. Just let sales figures determine whether or not to keep selling it.
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/28 18:21:06 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by David_NYC

    The Germans serve "Radler", which is roughly half lager beer and half lemonade. It is often served in the summer, after doing strenuous physical work, etc.

    I've tried both Miller Chill and Bud Light Lime, and liked neither. This almost sounds like the recent discussion on Zima and other malt-based alcoholic beverages. To any retailer carrying this product, I'd say don't worry about what you think of it. Just let sales figures determine whether or not to keep selling it.


    Agree. The Fermans do it right. Isn't there also a raspberry syrup + beer concoction there?

    If the US sold it (in a vastly improved form) in a German motif (using strong brew), it might work, but these lime-y things are awful, watered down, off-flavor sort of "Mexican" mess. Yuck.
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/28 19:06:22 (permalink)


    Agree. The Germans do it right. Isn't there also a raspberry syrup + beer concoction there?




    Oh, I don't mean the drink from Fermany (!?!~).

    BTW, Radler mean bicycle in German (Ferman?) so it was originally a drink for cyclists. Apparently it is from Bavaria. The raspberry one I mention is from the north, esp. Berlin.

    http://www.csulb.edu/~parayner/Radler.html
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/28 19:10:15 (permalink)
    Chill was bad Bud Lime is worse. Tecate and a Lime is my favorite....Russ
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/30 22:55:34 (permalink)
    Heres a link to that German beer that they mix with
    raspberry syrup:
    Berliner Weisse
    http://www.germanbeerguide.co.uk/berliner.html
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/10/31 15:10:01 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by sonjaab

    Heres a link to that German beer that they mix with
    raspberry syrup:
    Berliner Weisse
    http://www.germanbeerguide.co.uk/berliner.html


    A yes, a Berliner Weisse (White Berlin?).

    Funny, the raspberry looks green. Maybe its a Bud Lime Berliner Weisse, ja?
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/11/02 10:13:42 (permalink)
    if it's a cheap or lite beer(sorry if I'm redundant there) flavorings certainly couldn't hurt!!!!!
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/11/02 10:41:35 (permalink)
    It (Buttwidener), and Miller Chill each fill a particular niche in the market. If you tried it and didn't like it, then why bother to comment further? Someone is drinking it or it would be history by now.
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/11/02 11:01:16 (permalink)
    I bet they will not be brewing this swill in a year from now. They are currently selling the production stock and after that ... it will go the way of the "New Coke". Anyone remember that fiasco?
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/11/02 11:03:18 (permalink)
    Yup...and you're probably right...throw something at a wall...and if it sticks good...trouble is most of what they throw...slides right down!!!
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/11/02 11:29:09 (permalink)
    Bud, Miller, Coors, Molson's, Heinekin, Michelob, Amstel, it's all swill to me....

    Loca craft brews are the way to go
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/11/02 11:34:41 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by wanderingjew

    Bud, Miller, Coors, Molson's, Heinekin, Michelob, Amstel, it's all swill to me....

    Loca craft brews are the way to go


    Except for Yuengling,I tend to drink microbrews..or a good English Ale like Samuel Smith...good Beer to me is like good wine...to be sipped and appreciated...if I'm thirsty for something simply wet...I'll drink water or diet soda...but it's just a matter of my taste buds...as I always say, to each his own!!!!
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/11/02 11:44:15 (permalink)
    Well, in my day St. Pauli Girl was my beer of choice, but I have not had a beer in a few years.
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/11/02 15:07:55 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by firecommander3565

    Well, in my day St. Pauli Girl was my beer of choice, but I have not had a beer in a few years.


    It was explained to me years ago that St. Pauli Girl was a beer brewed in Germany exclusively for the Americam market...NOT sold in Germany...they brewed what they thought Americans would like...the final kicker, as it was explained to me was: The St. Pauli girl was a hooker!!!!!!
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    RE: Bud Light Lime 2008/11/02 16:41:07 (permalink)
    OT:
    Is there such a thing as an unskunky Heineken?
    I've had Jamaican brewed Heineken while in Jamaica and liked them but here in the States every one I've ever tried tasted like it sat in an unairconditioned Florida warehouse for a year.
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