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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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217 Ratings
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Ratings: 217
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 2.32
pDev: 35.78%
Wants: 4
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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Ratings: 217 | Reviews: 92 | Display Reviews Only:
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dasmusik

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -13.8%

01-30-2012 05:38:30 | More by dasmusik
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pointone

Missouri

2/5  rDev -13.8%

02-06-2013 01:00:38 | More by pointone
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spycow

Illinois

2/5  rDev -13.8%

01-17-2013 16:15:52 | More by spycow
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polopaul20

Maryland

2/5  rDev -13.8%

01-08-2014 18:24:33 | More by polopaul20
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cervezango

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -13.8%

06-24-2013 17:36:00 | More by cervezango
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Tballz420

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -13.8%

The only reason i give this beer a 2 is because it is my favorite light beer, if there is such a thing. Its good for young folks drinking it out of a keg. For some reason this isnt sold many places, i was always under the impression it was only in MN, anyways you cant find it very often out of that state. Nothing special by any means.

04-05-2003 22:20:20 | More by Tballz420
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UncleAddie

Arizona

2/5  rDev -13.8%

03-04-2012 06:28:00 | More by UncleAddie
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Bighuge

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -13.8%

This beer is pale and clear. Almost as pale as white grape juice. A decent sized dirty white head is erected, but falls just as quickly. The carbonation looks lifeless. Smells tinny, corny and veggie like. Nothing appealing at all on the nose. The taste is like corn as well. And grainy. Quite bland and uninteresting. Mouthfeel is carbonated, but weak. Fizzy and unappealing. All in all, I'll pass on this next time. Unless there is absolutely no other option.

Thanks for letting me raid your macro selection ZAP.

06-09-2004 04:23:18 | More by Bighuge
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RockinRob925

Florida

2/5  rDev -13.8%

02-28-2013 04:34:46 | More by RockinRob925
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proc

Michigan

2/5  rDev -13.8%

Very watery and somewhat bland. I liked the bottle shape it that counts for anything. Not much going on with this beer.

05-10-2002 11:07:59 | More by proc
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BrewHawkeye

Iowa

2/5  rDev -13.8%

11-19-2011 00:54:44 | More by BrewHawkeye
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -13.8%

05-05-2013 13:29:13 | More by ZEB89
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tbeq00

California

2/5  rDev -13.8%

12-07-2011 06:05:58 | More by tbeq00
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -13.8%

12-03-2011 21:54:24 | More by fuzzcherry
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -13.8%

07-19-2012 13:59:19 | More by plumcrazyfx
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bicyclesnbeer

Illinois

2/5  rDev -13.8%

08-19-2012 15:47:52 | More by bicyclesnbeer
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drizzam

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -13.8%

Poured from the clear bottle into a clear pint glass. Bears the "Born on date" of May 18, 2010.

A - Poured a clear, very light straw in color. An aggressive pour yielded a thinnish white head. Head retention was not very good and it left very little in terms of lacing.

S - Doesn't smell particularly appealing...a little bit of weak cooked corn, not much going on here (and I had to strain to get that).

T & M - Well, it certainly feels like I'm hydrating as I drink this. I have to go back and review a macro like this every now and again to really appreciate the craft beer scene I think. Maybe a little corn, maybe a little grain, certainly a lot of water! Mouthfeel is thin and watery, highly carbonated and thus a bit abrasive.

D - The only reason I had this in my fridge was because I was entertaining a girl that can't drink the "thick and gross" craft beer I drink. I would not recommend this to anybody and feel like I've insulted my taste buds by even pouring this in my mouth. Call me a "beer snob" if you will, I just enjoy more flavorful beer.

10-03-2010 23:40:44 | More by drizzam
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -13.8%

11-22-2013 01:48:40 | More by XmnwildX12
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

2/5  rDev -13.8%

01-19-2012 06:37:25 | More by schopenhauerale
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dmadsen

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -13.8%

07-13-2014 03:40:24 | More by dmadsen
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DarkerTheBetter

Pennsylvania

2.03/5  rDev -12.5%

This beer came a slightly tan yellow that looked dead and dirty. Smelled of burnt corn and foul earth. Tasted of creamed corn, fried eggs that were left in the pan way to long, old yeast and finished much like I would expect an ashtray to taste like. Mouth feel was medium with light carbonation.

12-30-2005 21:31:53 | More by DarkerTheBetter
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

2.03/5  rDev -12.5%

REVIEW 800!

Poured into Das Boot.

Poured very vigorously yielding about 8 fingers of creamy off white head. With all the head, it is hard not to have decent retention. Color is a clear golden yellow.

Aroma: Smells of massive corn. The wide opening in the glass allows for maximum aroma. Low level of grassy hops. Do they triple hop brew this one? Maybe they should. Maybe some rice flavors.

Taste: With the heavy glass, it is pretty hard to drink out of. I get a lot of corn flavors and low level of grassy hops. These are the hops that probably get thrown out of other breweries for being too old. It is very bland.

Mouthfeel: Crisp and bubbly. Lots of carbonation with a light bodied. Ends very grainy and dry.

Overall, this is nothing special, but a solid go to cheap macro. Easy drinking and light as can be. I did a das boot to finish this one off. Great drinkability.

04-09-2010 02:06:32 | More by mothman
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BeerBob

Nebraska

2.05/5  rDev -11.6%

Michelob Golden Light Draft pours a light clear amber from a 12oz clear glass bottle with a twistoff cap. Head went almost to one finger with a firm pour into my 16oz beer tumbler before disappearing completely before my eyes in the time it took to type this line, about twenty seconds.

Nose is a damp astringent with the slightest hint of banana... yes, banana. I get wisps of banana and bubble gum, when I explore the outgassing of this liquid.

Palate is the sharp bight of carbonation with a backbone of hops bittering, if there is any malt or corn sweetness, it is lost amongst all the fizz from the bubbles of carbon dioxide.

There are light beers and there are light beer wannabees, Michelob Golden Light Draft fits the latter.

10-18-2005 00:14:05 | More by BeerBob
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badbeer

Iowa

2.08/5  rDev -10.3%

Free can obtained from friend. Thanks for sample.

Poured a pale yellow color with a foamy head, leaves no lace around glass. Smell was pretty water but with hints of grain and a bit of corn. Taste emulates the smell for the most part. Light bodied, with a moderate carbonation, wasn't overcarbonated like most macros. Given a choice, I probably wouldn't have another.

02-12-2006 15:05:30 | More by badbeer
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zeff80

Missouri

2.08/5  rDev -10.3%

Had this on tap at the brewery in STL.

A - Golden yellow, highly carbonated with very little head. No lacing at all.

S - Smelled of corn and that's about it.

T - Fairly typical of light lagers. Grain and a little malt . No hops and a little watery.

M - Thin and watery. Very light bodied.

D - Not a staple beer. It is drinakble and okay for the style.

11-24-2006 15:44:29 | More by zeff80
Michelob Golden Draft Light from Anheuser-Busch
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