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Michelob Golden Draft Light - Anheuser-Busch

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Michelob Golden Draft LightMichelob Golden Draft Light

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BA SCORE
57
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213 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 213
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 2.33
pDev: 35.19%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
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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Sytraxis

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -57.1%

05-17-2012 05:20:46 | More by Sytraxis
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brock146

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -57.1%

05-30-2012 20:07:42 | More by brock146
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -57.1%

08-02-2014 00:55:58 | More by MNBeerGeek
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VTBrewHound

Vermont

1/5  rDev -57.1%

07-05-2014 01:13:08 | More by VTBrewHound
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heytomcat

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -57.1%

08-22-2013 02:45:47 | More by heytomcat
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ParkbrauFan

Iowa

1/5  rDev -57.1%

04-01-2014 02:17:53 | More by ParkbrauFan
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arvjunk

Minnesota

1.05/5  rDev -54.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Appearance - poured in a pint glass, light golden yellow, thick fluffy white head. Goes away almost as fast as it came

Smell - muted, grassy, boring. Nothing special about and about what you expect

Taste - it has that weird quality that comes from the corn being a major part of the recipe. It's a little funky, kind of buttery and really weird (for me at least). There isn't anything in the taste that is appealing to me

Mouthfeel - smooth and creamy. Carbonation is prickly on the tongue

Overall - there is absolutely nothing about this beer that is enjoyable for me. I don't judge those that enjoy it, but it is not for me

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2011 09:23:13 | More by arvjunk
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icemonkey908

Minnesota

1.05/5  rDev -54.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

This beer is extremely popular in Minnesota. Growing up around here, it is was by far the most common beer around. I have not been able to figure out the appeal of this beer. I have had many chances to sample it, since it is usually the free beer being provided at events.

Comes in a plastic cup, straw yellow and fizzy looking. The odor is extremely mild, almost non existent. Maybe there is a little rice or something, but nothing pleasant. The taste is what really brings this beer down. The first couple sips are bearable, but the beer just continues to get funkier and funkier. The only way to drink this beer is really fast when it is really cold. Otherwise, don't bother at all.

Serving type: on-tap

05-28-2007 23:42:02 | More by icemonkey908
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budgood1

Minnesota

1.13/5  rDev -51.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

had this over the weekend too.....probably the worst beer ever made....maybe even worse than coors light. it's like drinking bad tasting seltzer water. i imagine the only redeeeming quality of this beer is..........um..........well i can't think of one right now, but it was free anyway.

Serving type: can

03-25-2002 00:55:45 | More by budgood1
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LXIXME

New Mexico

1.25/5  rDev -46.4%

07-20-2013 00:21:08 | More by LXIXME
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Jimboe


1.25/5  rDev -46.4%

10-03-2012 18:05:23 | More by Jimboe
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JakeBarnett

Minnesota

1.25/5  rDev -46.4%

06-13-2014 19:54:48 | More by JakeBarnett
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LightEnthusiast

South Dakota

1.45/5  rDev -37.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Definitely wouldn't drink this again. I had this while shooting pool with a friend and I remember it was hard for me to finish which isn't normal for me and beers.

Corn-water smell, grains.

Tastes upfront like a sugary corn mixture with a clashing disaster of bitter grains and rough malt. Finishes extremely watery as the rest of the substance dissolves; kind of like a bottle of Aquafina, only less satisfying.

Mouthfeel was not impressive and was rather bitter if I remember correctly. Corny water leaving an ugly aftertaste.

This beer tastes like the kind that you always hope to avoid but inevitably experience every once in awhile. The only good thing was that there was minimal skunk. Unfortunately that doesn't redeem this beer much.

Never again, I say!

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2010 04:06:26 | More by LightEnthusiast
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

1.48/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

There we are at the Buffalo, MN American Foreign Legion Lodge for my niece's wedding reception, and the common misconception is that the only beer that is provided gratis is this, the most popular beer in Minnesota, and the only thing on tap. The tap handle said "Michelob Golden Light", no "Draft", which made me wonder if it was another beer...nope, just more confusion.
Pale yellow, in the plastic cup, with a slim head.
No aroma.
All water, all the time....a glint of beery flavor appears, then blinks away in an instant..this is definitely for people who don't care what they put in their mouths, and haven't a clue, nor care, how much better beer can be...
...anyone who thinks they're drinking beer when they drink this?...I just pray for them...
...just picture the clamor when we realized the whole bar was free, and there was no need to stick to this swill!

Serving type: on-tap

06-26-2005 10:09:14 | More by feloniousmonk
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ZPB

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

01-12-2012 15:54:25 | More by ZPB
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yokken

Minnesota

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

02-27-2012 21:26:27 | More by yokken
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aliving1

Minnesota

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

01-03-2012 05:26:31 | More by aliving1
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

11-16-2011 04:54:53 | More by doucmehu
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

04-29-2014 19:05:33 | More by ramrod666
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Daffron24

Colorado

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

08-03-2013 05:30:38 | More by Daffron24
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ggourde

Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

05-17-2012 02:27:24 | More by ggourde
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Joeyroush

Texas

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

02-07-2013 02:43:53 | More by Joeyroush
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Chucker17

South Dakota

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

11-28-2012 18:37:29 | More by Chucker17
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HugePlume

Washington

1.55/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Served after a tour of the AB brewery in St. Louis MO

On Tap

A- Pours with a thick satin white head. Dissipates slowly. Color is a brassy-wheat color.

S- Smells terrible. Reeks of adjunct malt. Smells like corn-whiskey mash. Truly, honestly in the awful category.

T- Terrible again, flirts with undrinkable. Sweet mashy funk lager flavor.

M- Mouthfeel is decent for light lager, actually has a little body.

O- Terrible. 2nd worst beer I have ever had. Don't even try it for kicks.

Serving type: on-tap

09-27-2011 04:35:19 | More by HugePlume
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jera1350

Minnesota

1.6/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Extremely pale yellow body with a fizzy white head that shrinks down quickly.

Cheap graininess, a bit earthy and a hint of banana at the end.

The taste is so bland and watered down that it's really hard to pick out any flavor whatsoever. Light grain, little sweetness and that's about it. I've had well water with more flavor.

Thin and watered down with light bubbly carbonation that is almost fuzzy feeling.

Nothing good to be had from this one. Not worth even a try.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2010 20:52:49 | More by jera1350
Michelob Golden Draft Light from Anheuser-Busch
57 out of 100 based on 213 ratings.