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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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212 Ratings
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Ratings: 212
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 2.34
pDev: 35.04%
Wants: 3
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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2.25/5  rDev -3.8%

01-15-2013 10:28:12 | More by bismarksays
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South Dakota

2.25/5  rDev -3.8%

11-17-2013 02:04:04 | More by Eric908
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2.23/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

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.

Serving type: can

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


2.48/5  rDev +6%
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.

Serving type: can

09-27-2008 15:13:45 | More by Mdog
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3.5/5  rDev +49.6%

01-24-2012 18:30:56 | More by sgttibbs
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2.03/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

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.

Serving type: on-tap

12-30-2005 21:31:53 | More by DarkerTheBetter
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1.5/5  rDev -35.9%

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

2.5/5  rDev +6.8%

02-16-2012 06:56:41 | More by Cramerican
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2.5/5  rDev +6.8%

03-30-2014 14:39:31 | More by Eaglefan344
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2/5  rDev -14.5%

07-19-2012 13:59:19 | More by plumcrazyfx
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2.5/5  rDev +6.8%

04-14-2013 03:16:01 | More by leinie13
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1.68/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

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.

Serving type: on-tap

09-27-2012 11:05:11 | More by jimmah120
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2/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 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.

Serving type: can

04-05-2003 22:20:20 | More by Tballz420
Photo of yamar68


3.46/5  rDev +47.9%
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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2.83/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pale yellow and bubbly with a briefly appearing soapy head.

Smell: Muted grain.

Taste: Watery, with hints of grain and a muted background sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Crisp and carbonated.

Drinkability: This beer is not offensive and you can't spend the whole day & night drinking Russian Imperial Stouts can you? Also a perfect compliment to a Bloody Mary. Very easy to drink.

Serving type: on-tap

09-07-2010 14:10:49 | More by JackieTH
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2.5/5  rDev +6.8%

05-28-2013 05:27:54 | More by Norseman
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2/5  rDev -14.5%

09-17-2012 21:39:41 | More by NilocRellim
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2.25/5  rDev -3.8%

03-27-2014 15:54:03 | More by DaveMiller
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1.5/5  rDev -35.9%

04-29-2014 19:05:33 | More by ramrod666
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1/5  rDev -57.3%

03-04-2012 05:32:14 | More by RDW
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2/5  rDev -14.5%

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

2.5/5  rDev +6.8%

08-18-2012 01:46:59 | More by OldhouseRecs
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1.75/5  rDev -25.2%

03-12-2014 15:33:02 | More by Fargrow
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2.53/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in 12 oz clear bottle (the ridges are kinda cool?)

A - What you would expect from a macro light lager. Light golden color. Little head.

S - Also typical of a macro light lager. Not much too it.

T - Despite its bad rap, the taste isn't all that repulsive.

M - Heavy carbonation, very light and watery.

D - Once again, a very drinkable macro light lager. Enjoying it on the other hand is a different story.

Another cheap buzz. It is what it is.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2008 04:39:12 | More by Mistofminn
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2/5  rDev -14.5%

01-08-2014 18:24:33 | More by polopaul20
Michelob Golden Draft Light from Anheuser-Busch
58 out of 100 based on 212 ratings.