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Michelob AmberBock - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
67
poor

1,612 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 1,612
Reviews: 656
rAvg: 2.87
pDev: 21.6%
Wants: 15
Gots: 134 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Bock |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: unclejimbay on 08-16-2001

Michelob AmberBock is brewed using 100% malt including dark-roasted black and caramel malts and all-imported hops.
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Ratings: 1,612 | Reviews: 656 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of The-Beav
3.02/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

friend ordered for me at the Anna Maria oyster bar, not sure if from tap or bottle. Nice color, absolutely no foam, no lacing etc. smell is pleasant enough, malty but slightly vinegar like. malty slightly fruity flavor, no hop flavors discernable at all, lightly watered down, very little carbonation. overall is an option for sure when out places that don't offer better selections, definantly drinkable, especially over some of the other ab junk.

Photo of JoelClark
2.87/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of deadliest
2.98/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Winston3737
2.75/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of holder1422
2.25/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Not very good. Would only drink if there was nothing else

Photo of Riik3
2.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of HarpuaCritz
3.51/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Had this brew as private labeled Ug's Chug in the Florida Keys. Decent brew, but not a real reflection of a Bock

Photo of robinsonmike
5/5  rDev +74.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

No "Beer Snob" review here. Bottom line is.....you will love it. Winter time beer of choice for me. Stick to your ribs taste. Similar to a Marzen so you can drink like it's Oktoberfest all year long.

Photo of lemmy187
3.1/5  rDev +8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.24/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of JohnnyI
3.31/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This one was a sacrificial lamb left in my beer fridge after mopping the floor with one of my friends at the poker table. Seeing as how Michelob was a gateway beer for me, (ala Killians, Heineken, etc) I had to give it a go again for nothing other than nostalgia. The bottle pours in to a fluted glass with a sudsy vanilla head atop a translucent walnut brown lager. The head settles quickly in to a thin layer of foam with an appealing collar. It has an appetizing appearance, I'll give it that. The nose is fairly subdued, with a malty smell and fruity undertones. A bit of copper-like aroma as well. It's a slightly more sophisticated fragrance than Bud. Typical AB flavor profile with a beefed up malt presence and a bit of toffee sweetness. Slight fruitiness through the middle with no discernible hop character and only a hint of any balancing bitterness. Some lingering corn flavor and only the faintest suggestion of toasted malts in the finish. This is billed as 100% malt, but the aroma/flavor certainly lead one to believe that there are some adjuncts in the mix. The mouthfeel is medium-thin, with a light, slick body. Gulpable, crisp and refreshing. An easy quaff that's pretty clean. Is it a bock? No. It's a pig with lipstick. However, just because I can pull out the common threads from lesser beers like Bud, doesn't mean that it's a bad beer. I rather enjoyed it. It's a dark American lager . Basic, but better than most beer enthusiasts would have you believe. Now, bring back that signature Michelob bottle!

Photo of GreesyFizeek
3.05/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On tap at Santa Maria Restaurant in St. Augustine, FL.

Pours a medium brown with a foamy one inch head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells vaguely malty and slightly metallic.

This is certainly not bad, but it does nothing absolutely to stand out. It's slightly doughy and slightly caramelly. There's a bit of a flat metallic character as well that sort of detonates the flavors into submission.

This is medium bodied, with a creamy mouthfeel, and a higher level of carbonation. It's drinkable at least.

I didn't expect much out of this, and it met those expectations.

Photo of Pens1967
3/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of jrob21
2.3/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of HaydenP
3.17/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jobin_24
2.2/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

cheap taste, cheap price beer

Photo of SirBrandonofMaltANDHops
2.74/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Good malty beer with a little roast, chocolate & caramel.

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
2.9/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Dynobolt
3.2/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beefstroganoff
2.98/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Foyle
3.05/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass.

Appearance: pours a thin off white head that drops slowly with the mildest of lacing. Color is a clear deep amber with no visible streaming carbonation.
Aroma: very, very mild. Just a bit of breadiness and slight caramel.
Mouthfeel: mostly light, slighty sticky with a dry finish.
Flavor: roasty caramel, bread crust, a bit of raisin and cocoa, with mild lingering hop bitterness.
Overall: nice, easy drinking beer that should pair well with many foods.

Photo of richj1970
3.06/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cyroeser
2.98/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Expensive at the bowling, nothing special

Photo of Mxsluis
2.77/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JavieX
4.25/5  rDev +48.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The Best thing that comes out of the Michelob Family.

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Michelob AmberBock from Anheuser-Busch
67 out of 100 based on 1,612 ratings.