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Michelob Golden Draft Light - Anheuser-Busch

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Ratings: 226
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 2.31
pDev: 35.06%
Wants: 5
Gots: 11 | 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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Photo of LordAdmNelson
2.53/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 3.5

A- Golden color typical of the adjuncts. Some white head, but fades rapidly.

S- Sweet, corny, not too metallic at all, which is a nice change from other macros. Nothing special.

T- It has more flavor than other light beers, IMO. Again sweet, corn flavors dominate. Just a hint of hops in the finish (or is it my imagination?).

M- Like a soda.

D- Definitely good for a kegger or drinking games. Do I really enjoy it though? Not a ton, but a little.

LordAdmNelson, Jun 01, 2009
Photo of Grady
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Grady, Jul 10, 2012
Photo of leinie13
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

leinie13, Apr 14, 2013
Photo of Eaglefan344
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Eaglefan344, Mar 30, 2014
Photo of Skyjmpr
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Skyjmpr, Jun 04, 2013
Photo of Cramerican
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Cramerican, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of BigBry
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

BigBry, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of fizzy
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 4.5

Notice the Drinkability factor for this beer. I usually buy this when I have an obligation for somebody, either a neighbor or somebody in the shipping dept at work. The fact that west central Minnesota seems stuck on this "beer" doesn't seem to matter in the least.

I have to admit to one thing about this beer. On a very, very, hot afternoon after cutting the lawn, trimming the trees, walking the dogs, putting new plugs in the car, changing the oil in the same car, rotating the tires on the same car, taking the dogs for a walk again, moving the hoses on the garden, oh, crap, I forgot to mention pushing the trim mower all around the back yard, THIS BEER REALLY FILLS THE BILL, AND I CAN DRINK A 6er

fizzy, Apr 02, 2010
Photo of Metz
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Metz, Aug 21, 2013
Photo of DocG
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

DocG, Jun 20, 2012
Photo of Kroller86
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Kroller86, Nov 24, 2013
Photo of SlightlyGrey
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

SlightlyGrey, Jun 11, 2014
Photo of AlexWise
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

AlexWise, May 05, 2014
Photo of OldhouseRecs
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

OldhouseRecs, Aug 18, 2012
Photo of bnes09
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

bnes09, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of Pug
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Pug, May 23, 2014
Photo of RossPeterson
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

RossPeterson, Dec 18, 2011
Photo of Norseman
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Norseman, May 28, 2013
Photo of GreyGhost4
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

GreyGhost4, Apr 14, 2013
Photo of marshrat63
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

marshrat63, Dec 22, 2011
Photo of Leschber
2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Leschber, Jul 24, 2014
Photo of mcrow24
2.49/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

As far as commercial light lagers go this isn't a bad one but it is what it is. Unfortunately for me this is the wife's prefered brew so I have to drink it sometimes. I've become used to drinking this on a hot day where is more of something to keep the throat from getting dry than it is to enjoy drinkning.

On a really hot day and if it is very cold it can be tolerated and even can be refreshing.

mcrow24, Feb 14, 2014
Photo of Mdog
2.48/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: Clear yellow-gold, low head.

Smell: Not much there but not offensive.

Taste: Light sweetened bread.

Drinkability: More drinkable for me than Bud Light which causes an automatic hangover when I drink it.

Snuck home a can from softball, where this beer is probably a close second to Miller Lite for post-game drinking. Not too bad, but I'd rather have Miller.

Mdog, Sep 27, 2008
Photo of Snow81
2.45/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Light yellow, golden!

Smell: Heavy grassy with a hint of a skunk note

Head: big white head, but dies out quickly

Taste: Grassy with a hint of skunk

Weight: very light washes down fast medium carbonation

Finish: Skunk, light grassiness, if you ask me if I want another, no thank you

Snow81, Mar 19, 2011
Photo of AlCaponeJunior
2.42/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

For the style it's not bad looking, light tan with a fair head but not much lace.

Smell is subdued without a whole lot of anything specific. Grains and a tinge of lemony citrus.

Taste brings out the citrus a bit more, plenty of grass and grains, and a tinge of sweetness with a dry finish. Body is extremely light and pretty well carbonated.

It's what it is. For the style you can consume it but overall it's nothing you'd want to trade for or mention twice.

AlCaponeJunior, Jan 15, 2012
Michelob Golden Draft Light from Anheuser-Busch
57 out of 100 based on 226 ratings.