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Budweiser’s ingredients revealed for first time by Anheuser-Busch after pressure from food blogger
National Post ^ | June 12, 2014 | AP

Posted on 06/12/2014 7:09:11 PM PDT by rickmichaels

NEW YORK — The King of Beers is bowing down to a food blogger.

Anheuser-Busch unveiled the ingredients of Budweiser and Bud Light for the first time Thursday, a day after a popular food blogger started an online petition to get major brewers to list what’s in their beverages.

Anheuser-Busch, which also makes Beck’s, Busch and Michelob beers, said it will list the ingredients for all of its other brands online “in the coming days.”

On its website, tapintoyourbeer.com, Anheuser-Busch lists the same ingredients for Budweiser and Bud Light: Water, barley malt, rice, yeast and hops.

The company said it is not required to list ingredients for its products, but will do so as Americans demand it.

“We want to meet their expectations,” the company said in a statement.

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1 posted on 06/12/2014 7:09:11 PM PDT by rickmichaels
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To: rickmichaels
On its website, tapintoyourbeer.com, Anheuser-Busch lists the same ingredients for Budweiser and Bud Light: Water, barley malt, rice, yeast and hops.

Hey, I don't see "piss" on that list, but I swear it's in there.

2 posted on 06/12/2014 7:12:48 PM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: rickmichaels

The ingredients were on the cans and bottles for years.


3 posted on 06/12/2014 7:12:59 PM PDT by o-n-money (ned)
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To: rickmichaels

4 posted on 06/12/2014 7:14:00 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: rickmichaels

Rice?


5 posted on 06/12/2014 7:14:04 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: muir_redwoods

Rice is a cheap source of alcohol.


6 posted on 06/12/2014 7:15:14 PM PDT by o-n-money (ned)
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To: rickmichaels

Does anyone still drink Budweiser?


7 posted on 06/12/2014 7:15:56 PM PDT by bigdaddy45
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To: rickmichaels

I wonder what the food bloggers are expecting to be disclosed... it isn’t like there is a lot of variety in beer ingredients.


8 posted on 06/12/2014 7:16:01 PM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: rickmichaels

I Hate Beer ,they all taste like yeast


9 posted on 06/12/2014 7:16:10 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: o-n-money

Barley can’t be that much more


10 posted on 06/12/2014 7:16:51 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: FlJoePa

Hey - that’s a Chuck Berry picture, there!


11 posted on 06/12/2014 7:16:54 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: muir_redwoods

Rolling Rock was a decent, drinkable rice-based brew before inbev got their hands on it and moved production out of Latrobe.


12 posted on 06/12/2014 7:17:24 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: rickmichaels

Wow-wee, lotta beer snobs here. Reminds me of a test I did, back when.....


13 posted on 06/12/2014 7:18:36 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: rickmichaels

There’s different kinds of beer? I never noticed.


14 posted on 06/12/2014 7:19:12 PM PDT by ReaganÜberAlles (Remember, you can't spell "progressive" without "SS".)
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To: FlJoePa

Anheiser Busch owns and ruined Rolling Rock. Now made in St Louis.


15 posted on 06/12/2014 7:20:00 PM PDT by o-n-money (ned)
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To: rickmichaels

I want the ingredient list for NY’s Genessee Beer.

Made from the crystal pure and pristine waters of the Genesee River.

Oh yes. Crystal pure...


16 posted on 06/12/2014 7:20:35 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: o-n-money

Well, inbev owns Budweiser and it’s actually brewed in Newark.


17 posted on 06/12/2014 7:22:05 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: rickmichaels

Beck’s and Bass Ale, now made in America: They both officially suck.


18 posted on 06/12/2014 7:22:23 PM PDT by o-n-money (ned)
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To: molson209

Maybe you should try something a bit hoppy with an ABV of 6 or above? Say an IPA.

Just a suggestion. ;-)


19 posted on 06/12/2014 7:22:47 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Sorry, the best beer on earth is an ice cold Bud in a can on a hot summers day. If you don’t drink alcohol, change Bud to Coke.


20 posted on 06/12/2014 7:23:31 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: muir_redwoods

I read somewhere that A-B is the largest purchaser of rice in America.


21 posted on 06/12/2014 7:23:47 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: Norm Lenhart
I was weened on this. I'm starting to think that maybe wasn't such a great idea.


22 posted on 06/12/2014 7:24:46 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: FlJoePa

You are correct about InBev, they even took the BUD symbol on the NYSE. RR says brewed in St Louis.


23 posted on 06/12/2014 7:25:05 PM PDT by o-n-money (ned)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

“Sorry, the best beer on earth is an ice cold Bud in a can on a hot summers day. “

I thought the same thing until I turned 18 and could try different beers.


24 posted on 06/12/2014 7:25:20 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: muir_redwoods

Rice helps them achieve the coveted ethanol in water flavor profile.


25 posted on 06/12/2014 7:26:25 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: exDemMom

I think there’s some sort of foaming agent in Michelob. Guinness may have small amounts of fish guts in it, they’re used as “fining” to help settle out sediment.


26 posted on 06/12/2014 7:26:59 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Well Obviously you b]never partook in a Genessee.

Before embarrassing yourself further with the Budwiser talk good sir, read up on the fine stories of Genessee’s legendary ...medicinal qualities. I am sure you will have a “Come to Genny” moment.. Or perhaps a Come to “John”ny moment ;)


27 posted on 06/12/2014 7:27:14 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: muir_redwoods

Rice beers always give me a terrible headache, that’s why I haven’t had Busch products for a long time.


28 posted on 06/12/2014 7:27:32 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Try the same thing with a good German hefeweizen. Heavenly.


29 posted on 06/12/2014 7:27:45 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: Norm Lenhart
"Or perhaps a Come to “John”ny moment"

Oh my did I have plenty of those Gennessee moments growing up in northern PA.

30 posted on 06/12/2014 7:29:28 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: muir_redwoods
Rice?

Beer is made from fermented grain. Many brewers use rice.

Rice-based beers tend toward bitter (as opposed to sweet), with a sharper top-note. Best served very cold.

31 posted on 06/12/2014 7:30:17 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: Ignorance on parade.)
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To: muir_redwoods

They went to rice when the price of corn got too high.

Still perfectly acceptable to the average High School freshman, so all is well.
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32 posted on 06/12/2014 7:30:47 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: FlJoePa

Indeed! Truly medicinal!

And of course t]for those not familiar to the area, the Genessee River and the East river in NYC have much in common.


33 posted on 06/12/2014 7:31:36 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: ReaganÃœberAlles

“There’s different kinds of beer?”
Not really. The large breweries that own multiple beer companies will brew one beer for many labels.


34 posted on 06/12/2014 7:32:11 PM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: FlJoePa

>> “and it’s actually brewed in Newark.” <<

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And right by the busiest freeway in the US (I80) in Fairfield, Ca.


35 posted on 06/12/2014 7:34:52 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Norm Lenhart

I will say there is much worse. We had 2 kegs of Iron City (not IC Light) at a tailgate at PSU one time. On sale for $22 each.

No one was at the tailgate all day long. They were all in the porta-john lines. It was like there was something evil living in the kegs.

Being kids w/ no alternatives we just kept drinking it of course. I think my bowels burn to this day from that experience.


36 posted on 06/12/2014 7:35:59 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: rickmichaels

Ah, rice. Truly a quality ingredient for beer.


37 posted on 06/12/2014 7:36:28 PM PDT by wideawake
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Budweiser is some straight up nasty brew. Drank it when I was young and dumb and didn’t know any better. The headaches the next day eventually won and I have been Budweiser free for over 20 years.


38 posted on 06/12/2014 7:38:03 PM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: Cold Heart

But with varying amounts of distilled water added.


39 posted on 06/12/2014 7:38:55 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Ghost of SVR4

Hey, I’v been Bud-free for about 50 years!
.


40 posted on 06/12/2014 7:40:19 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Cold Heart

I stopped noticing taste difference around age 48.


41 posted on 06/12/2014 7:45:00 PM PDT by ReaganÜberAlles (Remember, you can't spell "progressive" without "SS".)
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To: FlJoePa

When I was ...much younger ;) a friends dad, a total alky got us each a case for christmas. We each opened an Iron city, had a swallow and tossed it.

Even his dad refused to drink it after he tried it.


42 posted on 06/12/2014 7:46:37 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: okie01

I olden days in Germany a brewer who use rice in beer was in danger of have an ear cut off. Good law in my opinion.


43 posted on 06/12/2014 7:47:23 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: editor-surveyor

Angry Orchard for me


44 posted on 06/12/2014 7:48:06 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: rickmichaels

Other brew-meisters haven’t been able to keep the secret.

Micky’s Big Mouth for instance, passed their recipe through a horse.


45 posted on 06/12/2014 7:50:42 PM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: rickmichaels

Water, barley malt, rice, yeast and hops.

Lemmie write that down.


46 posted on 06/12/2014 7:53:12 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: FlJoePa

LOL!

I didn’t read any posts before posting at #45.


47 posted on 06/12/2014 7:53:24 PM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: FlJoePa
Scream Ale... i liked the 12 Horse better
48 posted on 06/12/2014 7:55:04 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: molson209

Labatt Blue, eh? The Great White North got it right.


49 posted on 06/12/2014 7:58:19 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: rickmichaels

They also toss in beechwood logs when it’s aging, which probably adds something.


50 posted on 06/12/2014 8:00:01 PM PDT by canuck_conservative (this space for rent)
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