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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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221 Ratings
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Ratings: 221
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 2.32
pDev: 34.91%
Wants: 5
Gots: 11 | 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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Photo of Eric908
2.25/5  rDev -3%

Eric908, Nov 17, 2013
Photo of Mdog
2.48/5  rDev +6.9%

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.

Mdog, Sep 27, 2008
Photo of MNBeerGeek
1/5  rDev -56.9%

MNBeerGeek, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of DarkerTheBetter
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.

DarkerTheBetter, Dec 30, 2005
Photo of Cramerican
2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

Cramerican, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of doucmehu
1.5/5  rDev -35.3%

doucmehu, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of Eaglefan344
2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

Eaglefan344, Mar 30, 2014
Photo of plumcrazyfx
2/5  rDev -13.8%

plumcrazyfx, Jul 19, 2012
Photo of Norseman
2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

Norseman, May 28, 2013
Photo of leinie13
2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

leinie13, Apr 14, 2013
Photo of jimmah120
1.68/5  rDev -27.6%

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.

jimmah120, Sep 27, 2012
Photo of Tballz420
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.

Tballz420, Apr 05, 2003
Photo of DaveMiller
2.25/5  rDev -3%

DaveMiller, Mar 27, 2014
Photo of Fargrow
1.75/5  rDev -24.6%

Fargrow, Mar 12, 2014
Photo of bnes09
2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

bnes09, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of yamar68
3.46/5  rDev +49.1%

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.

yamar68, Mar 05, 2012
Photo of JackieTH
2.83/5  rDev +22%

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.

JackieTH, Sep 07, 2010
Photo of NilocRellim
2/5  rDev -13.8%

NilocRellim, Sep 17, 2012
Photo of ramrod666
1.5/5  rDev -35.3%

ramrod666, Apr 29, 2014
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1/5  rDev -56.9%

RDW, Mar 04, 2012
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

fuzzcherry, Dec 03, 2011
Photo of OldhouseRecs
2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

OldhouseRecs, Aug 18, 2012
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

polopaul20, Jan 08, 2014
Photo of Mistofminn
2.53/5  rDev +9.1%

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.

Mistofminn, Dec 10, 2008
Photo of proc
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.

proc, May 10, 2002
Michelob Golden Draft Light from Anheuser-Busch
57 out of 100 based on 221 ratings.