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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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Ratings: 231
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 2.31
pDev: 35.5%
Wants: 5
Gots: 13 | FT: 2
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 jsprain1
2.35/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A- Sadly this is just a terrible looking beer. Pale golden. The head was super thick but by the time I raised it to my lips it was gone.
S- Light grains and a weak lightly sweet cracker aroma.
T- The flavor is very mild. It tastes mildly crackery, lightly sweet.
M- Body isn't altogether bad compared to the alternatives in the style. More moderate carbonation than many light lager.
O- Meh. It's about on par with most light lagers. Neither better nor worse than the common conception of the style.

jsprain1, Sep 09, 2011
Photo of garymuchow
2.3/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Light malty almost skunky aroma. Full head and fizzy. Pale gold and crystal clear. Light in overall taste, what's there is malt, then light to medium dryness from hops. Very carbonated. Crisp and thirst quenching, just not enough flavor.

garymuchow, Jan 24, 2002
Photo of icefisherman
2.3/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Aside from the almost clear yellow color and it tasting like water I find no reason why anyone would drink this. Granted every one here in MN drinks it like water. about the only good thing i can think of about this beer is the price about $17 for a case of bottles. oh i almost forgot the cool bottle.

icefisherman, Sep 01, 2004
Photo of SD-Alefan
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

SD-Alefan, May 23, 2014
Photo of cmwilliq
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

cmwilliq, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of bismarksays
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

bismarksays, Jan 15, 2013
Photo of TIMMA87698
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

TIMMA87698, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of Packman4IL
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

Packman4IL, Jan 07, 2012
Photo of tconboy
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a light clear straw yellow with little head that dissipates immediately, little lacing to speak of. Smells like water and cereal. Am I drinking beer here or adjunct flavored water? There is really nothing to this beer other than the water and light cereal flavors with moderate carbonation. At least it's not offensive. Marketed as a real trendy beer here in Minnesota, but I'm not enjoying it. Probably would prefer this to a Miller Lite or Bud Light though.

tconboy, Jan 20, 2009
Photo of Eric908
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

Eric908, Nov 17, 2013
Photo of Nizzle913
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

Nizzle913, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of pweis909
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Neighbor brought some of these over in clear bottles. They are pale yellow in appearance. Not heavily carbonated. No need to worry about skunking, as there is really no hopping. Taste and mouthfeel are smooth, water-like. Drinkable. You may not notice that it is beer.

pweis909, Jul 17, 2007
Photo of tjb27
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

tjb27, Apr 29, 2013
Photo of KuehneBe
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

KuehneBe, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of koes0024
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

koes0024, Feb 02, 2014
Photo of barryjg
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

barryjg, Feb 26, 2014
Photo of McSully
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

McSully, Jun 09, 2012
Photo of Mermaidhunter
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

Mermaidhunter, May 24, 2012
Photo of TX-Badger
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

TX-Badger, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of DaveMiller
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

DaveMiller, Mar 27, 2014
Photo of Oldkentman
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

Oldkentman, Jun 11, 2013
Photo of AKuehn47
2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

AKuehn47, Aug 01, 2013
Photo of herman77
2.23/5  rDev -3.5%
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.

herman77, Jun 10, 2011
Photo of TCMike
2.15/5  rDev -6.9%
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.

TCMike, Apr 18, 2012
Photo of drabmuh
2.13/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Nothing is quite as much fun as drinking with your in laws and being called a snob. So I drank what they were drinking. Stupid of me but I still bet my rDev will be high on this.

Beer served in a pilsner glass. Beer is yellow and clear and forms a thin white head of small bubbles that falls away leaving no lacing on the glass. Carbonation is moderate and steady. Looks like beer.

Aroma is flat and grainy with a strong corn element. Smells like precursor to a lot of piss or the floor of a baseball stadium bathroom, the kind where you pee on a pile of ice in the middle of a bathtub sized troth wtih 10 other guys you don't know.

Grainy, thin, slightly dry, thin, aftertaste, thin. I call these beers road sodas to encourage people to drink and drive. There's nothing to it, nothing to say. There's probably trace formaldehyde in this beer slowly giving the consumers cancer. Time for some bad beer epidemiology.

drabmuh, Jun 23, 2010
Michelob Golden Draft Light from Anheuser-Busch
57 out of 100 based on 231 ratings.