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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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218 Ratings
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Ratings: 218
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 2.33
pDev: 35.62%
Wants: 5
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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Photo of bigbeers84


2/5  rDev -14.2%

03-25-2013 05:50:25 | More by bigbeers84
Photo of pmcadamis


1.98/5  rDev -15%

I found this lone can in my future father-in law's fridge...he doesn't drink BMC crap, so I'm assuming someone left it after a party or something. Anyway, I feel compleled to try any beer that I've never had...so here it goes.

A - Pale yellow with a flimsy white cap that disappears quickly. No lace, no love.

S - Corn husk and sugar. More assertive than most light macros, and not offensive in any way. Pretty boring though.

T - Clean cornflakes and some sugar...again, nothing offends the palate. A very clean beer. Towards the sweet-n-clean finish, a slightly soapy note comes through.

M - Crisp and clean with some foamy-ness onthe finish at the end that muddles up the feel and ruins the palate.

D - Extremely boring and nearly flavorless, this is clean and flavor-free....like sparkling water. Honestly, this ain't half bad for a light macro lager but that ain't sayin' much.

04-22-2008 22:07:55 | More by pmcadamis
Photo of hardy008


1.8/5  rDev -22.7%

Reviewed from notes.

Pours pale yellow with a thin white head which disappears quickly. Smells of light grain, a little bit of hops, and not much else. Taste just like it smells. Light grain, and small hop presence. Mostly tastes watered down.

Light bodied, a lot of carbonation, no real aftertaste. Nothing here which merits trying this again. I had this at a holiday get together with the relatives, and decided to try it.

01-06-2012 02:48:32 | More by hardy008
Photo of tbeq00


2/5  rDev -14.2%

12-07-2011 06:05:58 | More by tbeq00
Photo of bsp77


1.73/5  rDev -25.8%

Serving glass: Poured from can into Pint glass.

Appearance: Clear golden with a surprisingly sustained stark white bubbly head. That said, the strange neon cast to the color is distracting.

Smell: Muted grainy malts with lots of corn. Slight hay and spice.

Taste: Very little, mostly sweet grains (corn) with a small hay-like balance. virtually no hops.

Feel: High carbonation, very light body. Too much like carbonated water.

Drinkability: Not worth it.

06-29-2010 18:04:03 | More by bsp77
Photo of Frozensoul327


2.65/5  rDev +13.7%

A good light version of it's full flavored brother. Poured out to a decent golden yellow color, with a weak head, no notes of lace around the glass. Odors were watery, but consisted of hops and grain, with corn in the background. Flavor was consistant with odor, corn, weak hops and a note of tartness. Finished crisp and well for a light lager. Worth a try for light lager fans.

08-17-2005 00:55:38 | More by Frozensoul327
Photo of Chucker17

South Dakota

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

11-28-2012 18:37:29 | More by Chucker17
Photo of Localdrinklax


3/5  rDev +28.8%

02-16-2012 20:56:01 | More by Localdrinklax
Photo of FreshmanPour77


2/5  rDev -14.2%

11-16-2011 12:45:23 | More by FreshmanPour77
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2.25/5  rDev -3.4%

01-15-2013 10:28:12 | More by bismarksays
Photo of ckeegan04


2.73/5  rDev +17.2%

A - Crystal clear yellow color with clean white head. Head quickly fades and leaves no lacing. Looks like a typical American light beer.

S - Huh? Nothing other than some graininess.

T - Adjuncts dominate. Think it is the corn.

M/D - Overly carbonated and very thin. Drinkable beer if you are just looking to drink some beers.

04-15-2008 18:01:46 | More by ckeegan04
Photo of herman77


2.23/5  rDev -4.3%

A: Clear straw yellow with a white head that dies off quickly. No lacing.

S: Sweet water and light cereal grains. Smells like a light beer.

T: Not much of a taste. A light grainy sweetness and thats about it. Nothing repulsive.

M: Thin, light, watery. Higher carbonation. No surprises here.

O: Very easy to drink. Probably the beer I've had the most out of all other BMC beers. It is refreshing.

06-10-2011 00:08:52 | More by herman77
Photo of sgttibbs


3.5/5  rDev +50.2%

01-24-2012 18:30:56 | More by sgttibbs
Photo of Eric908

South Dakota

2.25/5  rDev -3.4%

11-17-2013 02:04:04 | More by Eric908
Photo of Mdog


2.48/5  rDev +6.4%

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.

09-27-2008 15:13:45 | More by Mdog
Photo of DarkerTheBetter


2.03/5  rDev -12.9%

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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1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

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

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

02-16-2012 06:56:41 | More by Cramerican
Photo of Eaglefan344


2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

03-30-2014 14:39:31 | More by Eaglefan344
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2/5  rDev -14.2%

07-19-2012 13:59:19 | More by plumcrazyfx
Photo of MNBeerGeek


1/5  rDev -57.1%

08-02-2014 00:55:58 | More by MNBeerGeek
Photo of leinie13


2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

04-14-2013 03:16:01 | More by leinie13
Photo of jimmah120


1.68/5  rDev -27.9%

pint on draft for $2

Look is clear pale gold yellow. Smell is faint... boiled/fermented corn, hint of freshly cut grass. Taste is clean, crisp, air. Really not much: grain, malts some cooked corn, hint of grass and a slight foul spoiled flavor. Very light feel; extremely carbonated.

I don't like to unfairly bash beers like this, but this just isn't enjoyable. Halfway decent at times, till the "garbage juice" flavor hits you. For some reason it's huge in the midwest and seems to be at almost every bar I go to. It's always cheap as dirt, but even at a good price it isn't worth it.

09-27-2012 11:05:11 | More by jimmah120
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2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

05-28-2013 05:27:54 | More by Norseman
Photo of Tballz420


2/5  rDev -14.2%

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
Michelob Golden Draft Light from Anheuser-Busch
57 out of 100 based on 218 ratings.