A-B Test, Prototypesback, Promos and Errors
180 Orange Citrus / A-B Energy Drink
10 oz
2005

No crown, no GAN number. Labeled as an 8.2 oz in a 10 oz bottle.
180 Orange Citrus Aluminum Bottle
BE
10 oz n/r
2005
#500135, aka Bud Extra. No crown.
Be Bud Extra Aluminum Test Bottle
Bud / FIFA World Cup 2014
16 oz redem
2014
Promo bottle, no GAN
Crown
Bud World Cup Aluminum Bottle
Budweiser
16 oz
1982

#417-C, Test 'Clicker' bottle
Budweiser Aluminum Bottle
Budweiser / Bowtie/White
16 oz redem
2012
#501986, Proto/Error bottle without white paint
Crown
Budweiser Bowtie Silver Aluminum Bottle
Budweiser / Olympics 2012
16 oz redem
2012
#501903, Error bottle missing red
Five different Crowns
Budweiser Olympics 2012 Aluminum Bottle
Budweiser / Red Retro Design
16 oz redem
2014
#502464, Silver text prototype
Budweiser Aluminum Bottle
Bud Light
10 oz
2004

No GAN, no other info on bottle. Early prototype, painted
logo.
Crown
Bud Light Aluminum Test Bottle
Bud Light / Halloween 2005
16 oz n/r
2005
#500458, wrap prototype bottle, printing errors on back, coding numbers on bottom.
Crown
Bud Light Halloween Aluminum Bottle
Bud Light / Screw Cap
16 oz redem
2005

#500266, plastic cap threads on neck. No cap.
Bud Light Aluminum Test Bottle
Bud Light / Single Line Logo
10 oz redem
2005

#500346, labeled as a 12 oz in a 10 oz bottle.
Crown
Bud Light Aluminum Test Bottle
Bud Light / Single Line Logo/Screw Cap
10 oz redem
2005

#500346, labeled as a 12 oz in a 10 oz bottle.
Cap
Bud Light Aluminum Test Bottle
Bud Light / Splash
16 oz redem
2010

#501636, Test bottle by CCL. Bottle is almost identical to the 501426. A slight difference on the redemption line and has the CCL Logo (instead of the Exal Logo). No crown.
Bud Light CCL Aluminum Test Bottle
Bud Light / Baseball Prototype/Screw Cap
16 oz
2004

No Gan number, plain white cap. One of first bottles presented to A-B during market research.
Bud Light Aluminum Test Bottle
Bud Light / Baseball Prototype/Silver
16 oz
2006

No crown, no Gan number. Label close-up.
Bud Light Aluminum Bottle
Bud Light / Baseball Prototype/Blue
14.5 oz
2006

No crown, no Gan number.
Bud Light Aluminum Test Bottle
Michelob Lager
16 oz (slightly larger)
2004

No Gan, no back panel info. Bottle is slighly larger than the 16 oz used in production, comparison photo.
Crown
Michelob Prototype Aluminum Bottle
Red Test Bottle
12 oz
2006

Plain red test bottle from Exal. No info on bottle, laser coded with a 2006 date.
Crown
Aluminum Test Bottle