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Michelob Golden Draft Light - Anheuser-Busch

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212 Ratings
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Ratings: 212
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 2.34
pDev: 35.04%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Michelob Golden Draft Light is a premium cold filtered light lager beer that is brewed using a blend of two-row and six-row barley malt, premium American hops and rice to create its smooth, refreshing taste. It also undergoes a longer brewing process to produce a lighter taste, and fewer calories.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 01-24-2002)
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +49.6%

07-06-2012 03:30:20 | More by Dapperticus
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PoeppingN

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +49.6%

10-23-2013 23:17:53 | More by PoeppingN
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ZAP

Minnesota

3.48/5  rDev +48.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Seems to have developed into the college beer/softball beer of choice for many in the area....I actually think it is pretty good for an Macro Light...Details follow...

Nose is unremarkable...typical adjunct cooked corn smell...very light smelling though....the body of this beer seems a bit bigger than most light beer...doesn't feel watery...has a nice sweet flavor...creamy texture...

While this may be overrated by some of the macro lovers, I think this underrated by a lot of Micro lovers...a billion times better than Bud Light and also better than Miller Light, Coors Light a host of others....a great lawnmower/easy drinker macro light..

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2004 04:21:03 | More by ZAP
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yamar68

Minnesota

3.46/5  rDev +47.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Looks pretty boring... pale straw gold with a wisp of carbonation on top.

Creamed corn, muted grassy hops, a bit stale but certainly approachable. It smells rather nice actually.

I'm pretty impressed by the amount of flavor displayed here... there's nothing very impressive but it's cornbread, dried herbs and fresh cut grass.

This is much better than I remember.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2012 07:08:05 | More by yamar68
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thedouger

Texas

3.45/5  rDev +47.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Now don't get me wrong here on the rating. I love Eastern European Ale, such as Belhaven, Stouts and New Castle and dark Mexican beers but have switched to only drinking them sometimes. Working one the low-carb diet and low cal beers to try to maintain weight. Tried all of them that I know of and Bud 55 is water tastes like it, MGD 64 is little better but not much and is somewhat drinkable. The Mich Golden Light is better than the previous 2 except Mich Ultra Light. Better taste and does not make you feel as your drinking water. That's not saying much but, remember I am comparing the Mich GL to those low-carb beers low calorie beers. In the real world of real beers it pretty much sucks too but there you go.

Serving type: can

12-04-2010 12:46:16 | More by thedouger
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ntillemans

Minnesota

3.43/5  rDev +46.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I typically drink this one from the can. I poured it out into a glass for this occasion.

A - Clear, golden color, a consistent bead of carbonation running up the center of the glass.

S - I really dislike the smell of this. As such, it's much better from the can or bottle. It smells like a mix of malt, spoiled milk and aluminum. Still, not as bad as a beer like PBR, which smells like vitamin-rich urine to me.

T - I appreciate the clean, crisp taste. It's malty but not too sweet. Other beers with a similar balance taste like cardboard...but not this one. There's not much to dislike about it. It delivers an adequate kick in a sneaky, refreshing manner.

M - There's a lot of carbonation. It excites my tongue and causes me to salivate slightly. It's average for the light, lager style.

D - This one's very drinkable. Through the years, I've had several staple beers: Miller High Life, Coors Light, Budweiser Select and Michelob Light. But I keep coming back to Michelob Light. As long as you don't have your nose in it, the beer delivers and it isn't too sweet or strong tasting to serve as a fine staple beer.

Serving type: can

01-09-2008 06:14:55 | More by ntillemans
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jrb1001

Pennsylvania

3.3/5  rDev +41%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer was purchased at Hyvee in Ames, Iowa. I have never seen this beer sold in PA anywhere. I goto a lot of places that sell a large variety of different beers and I have never seen it. So, being a Michelob product I had to try it.

The beer tasted just like a watered down Michelob Lagar. It was very light in color and had a light taste to it, however you could taste that flavor that all the Michelob products have. I was good and if I were at a party, dinking a lot of beer, I could possibly drink it all night.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2006 04:01:13 | More by jrb1001
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mynie

Indiana

3.1/5  rDev +32.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is one of the most surprising beers I've ever drank.

Dark gold with a tight head. Nothing special, but nice. Much nicer than your average macro and even a few steps above regular Michelob.

A surprisingly strong smell, very crisp malt and grain. None of the usual foul barley odor found in AB products. Tastes pretty much like it smells, not very strong, but a nice, crisp malt that leave the palette clean.

Creamy, smooth mouthfeel and it goes down perfect. This is the kind of college kid beer that I wouldn't mind actually drinking every once in a while.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2004 21:09:12 | More by mynie
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1fastz28

Illinois

3.05/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4.5

pours a light golden color (duh) without hardly any head at all. has a cool faceted can. smell is non existent, i really can't smell anything at all. the taste is ok, as long as its cold, when i was first getting into beer, this was one of my favorites, but it was one that i could never get around where i live, so whenever i got to have some it was a big treat. now it isn't a big deal, but i tell you what i could drink about 11ty of these and still be ok. i still enjoy it every now and then, atleast for nostalgics

Serving type: can

03-16-2008 04:36:15 | More by 1fastz28
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MarkBeer247

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +28.2%

07-17-2014 02:01:17 | More by MarkBeer247
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zjbordeau


3/5  rDev +28.2%

03-05-2012 08:00:00 | More by zjbordeau
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Bighorn

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +28.2%

06-30-2012 02:07:46 | More by Bighorn
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Lundgren


3/5  rDev +28.2%

09-07-2012 01:45:49 | More by Lundgren
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thefluker

Missouri

3/5  rDev +28.2%

08-31-2013 13:50:23 | More by thefluker
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awizzle

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +28.2%

03-09-2014 04:39:44 | More by awizzle
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randa173

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +28.2%

03-29-2014 20:48:35 | More by randa173
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3/5  rDev +28.2%

01-24-2012 21:26:00 | More by Whiskeydeez
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twbeecher

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev +28.2%

11-15-2011 18:00:08 | More by twbeecher
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Kpitevl

Missouri

3/5  rDev +28.2%

01-01-2014 19:08:39 | More by Kpitevl
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ryantupy

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Its amazing how you will almost never find this beer anywhere out side Minnesota and the surrounding states. Pours a clear yellow color with almost no head and some slight lacing. Smells watered down and grassy. Taste? Tastes grainy, watered down, and a little malty. I drink this alot at campus partys and whatnot. I can tolerate it when I have to $5 for a cup. But I would never go out and buy it on my own.

Serving type: on-tap

07-07-2006 19:23:21 | More by ryantupy
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KC9LDB

Illinois

3/5  rDev +28.2%

11-21-2011 23:05:11 | More by KC9LDB
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3/5  rDev +28.2%

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benmafia17


3/5  rDev +28.2%

11-18-2012 22:34:36 | More by benmafia17
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev +28.2%

02-16-2012 20:56:01 | More by Localdrinklax
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Tone

Missouri

2.95/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear, yellow/golden color. 1/3 inch head of white color. Decent retention and slight lacing. Smells of yeast, adjunct, pale malt, and slight hop. Fits the style of a Light Lager. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp with a high carbonation level. Tastes of grain, sweet malt, pale malt, yeast, and adjunct. Overall, a pretty average light lager.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2009 01:16:31 | More by Tone
Michelob Golden Draft Light from Anheuser-Busch
58 out of 100 based on 212 ratings.