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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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57
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207 Ratings
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Ratings: 207
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 2.32
pDev: 35.34%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | 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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Lundgren


3/5  rDev +29.3%

09-07-2012 01:45:49 | More by Lundgren
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Will96

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -56.9%

09-01-2012 11:26:32 | More by Will96
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bicyclesnbeer

Illinois

2/5  rDev -13.8%

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

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

08-18-2012 01:46:59 | More by OldhouseRecs
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JamesMN

Minnesota

2.38/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Transparent straw. Very light in color. Basically non-existant bright white head.

Aroma: Almost nothing. A little bit of bread.

Taste: Starts with a just a hint of pale malt but turns into corn by then end. No bitterness. Probably one of the least bitter 'pilseners' in the world. Any flavor potential this brew had was ruined by how watered down it is.

Mouthfeel: Super effervescent to the point of being annoyingly fizzy. Very thin. Above average drinkability but drinks like soda water. Basically the same experience as drinking a Coke.

Final Thoughts: While not the worst macro-lager, Michelob Golden Light is definitely low-class. It's the usual choice for frat parties and other mindless drinking activities but has absolutely no place in a now booming beer industry full of such better options.

Serving type: can

08-06-2012 04:18:53 | More by JamesMN
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -13.8%

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

Missouri

2.6/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured a translucent yellow with a big, foamy head. No retention or lacing. Smells like you typical AAL, except lighter, with the usual cereal grains, and a touch more corn sweetness. Tastes the same as the scent. Corn sweetness is the biggest flavor here, and helps detract from the otherwise fairly bad taste. Very light, not quite as carbonated as other cheap lagers, and easy to drink.

Overall, a regional beer that I think might have success elsewhere outside of the midwest.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2012 01:52:29 | More by boilermakerbrew
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Grady

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

07-10-2012 05:10:18 | More by Grady
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +50.9%

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

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +29.3%

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

California

2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

06-20-2012 02:19:14 | More by DocG
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KuehneBe

Minnesota

2.25/5  rDev -3%

06-13-2012 03:06:13 | More by KuehneBe
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McSully


2.25/5  rDev -3%

06-09-2012 21:32:11 | More by McSully
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brock146

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -56.9%

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


2.25/5  rDev -3%

05-24-2012 13:43:58 | More by Mermaidhunter
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Disease

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -56.9%

05-17-2012 06:26:13 | More by Disease
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Sytraxis

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -56.9%

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

Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -35.3%

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

Minnesota

2.15/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Pours a pale gold, and produces a white, 1 finger head, which dissipates quickly.
The aroma is faint, and of bread.
Their is barely a noticeable taste. It is of faint bread. Medium carbonation, and light mouth-feel.
Can't believe I used to like this stuff. It's easy drinking, but why? It has no flavor.

Serving type: can

04-18-2012 22:10:44 | More by TCMike
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tone77

Pennsylvania

2.65/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to cpolking for sending this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a pale yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is very mild, some sweetness to it. Taste is also mild, a touch of sweet malts, light and easy drinking. Feels light in the mouth and while nothing offensive, there is nothing to separate it from other light beers.

Serving type: can

04-14-2012 19:04:48 | More by tone77
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Keegan

Germany

3.5/5  rDev +50.9%

03-11-2012 19:43:43 | More by Keegan
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zjbordeau


3/5  rDev +29.3%

03-05-2012 08:00:00 | More by zjbordeau
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yamar68

Minnesota

3.46/5  rDev +49.1%
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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UncleAddie

Arizona

2/5  rDev -13.8%

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

Nebraska

1/5  rDev -56.9%

03-04-2012 05:32:14 | More by RDW
Michelob Golden Draft Light from Anheuser-Busch
57 out of 100 based on 207 ratings.