'America is weak, cheap, and tastes like pee': Twitter ridicules Budweiser's patriotic name change

Anheuser Busch's decision on Tuesday to rename its signature Budweiser brand "America" did not taste great to critics on Twitter.

As The Atlantic reported, the Dutch-owned company announced that it would rebrand the beer through the November elections, which the company's branding firm defended by saying, "We thought nothing was more iconic than Budweiser and nothing was more iconic than America."

Unfortunately, Tuesday also saw what is likely to see the beginning of a summer season full of wisecracks, including this quip from comedian David Cross:

Others focused on the fact that while the beer has changed names, the beer itself remains the same:

And others, like author Chuck Wendig, weighed in on the possibility of how the beer could "represent" the US: