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Michelob Golden Draft Light - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
57
awful

222 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 222
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 2.32
pDev: 34.91%
Wants: 5
Gots: 11 | 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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2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

DocG, Jun 20, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -3%

KuehneBe, Jun 13, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -3%

McSully, Jun 09, 2012
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1/5  rDev -56.9%

brock146, May 30, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -3%

Mermaidhunter, May 24, 2012
Photo of Disease
1/5  rDev -56.9%

Disease, May 17, 2012
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1/5  rDev -56.9%

Sytraxis, May 17, 2012
Photo of ggourde
1.5/5  rDev -35.3%

ggourde, May 17, 2012
Photo of TCMike
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.

TCMike, Apr 18, 2012
Photo of tone77
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.

tone77, Apr 14, 2012
Photo of Keegan
3.5/5  rDev +50.9%

Keegan, Mar 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev +29.3%

zjbordeau, Mar 05, 2012
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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.

yamar68, Mar 05, 2012
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

UncleAddie, Mar 04, 2012
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1/5  rDev -56.9%

RDW, Mar 04, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -35.3%

yokken, Feb 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev +29.3%

Localdrinklax, Feb 16, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

Cramerican, Feb 16, 2012
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1/5  rDev -56.9%

cmdmzmjm, Feb 05, 2012
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

dasmusik, Jan 30, 2012
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3/5  rDev +29.3%

Whiskeydeez, Jan 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +50.9%

sgttibbs, Jan 24, 2012
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

schopenhauerale, Jan 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +72.4%

TrojanWheels, Jan 18, 2012
Photo of AlCaponeJunior
2.42/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

For the style it's not bad looking, light tan with a fair head but not much lace.

Smell is subdued without a whole lot of anything specific. Grains and a tinge of lemony citrus.

Taste brings out the citrus a bit more, plenty of grass and grains, and a tinge of sweetness with a dry finish. Body is extremely light and pretty well carbonated.

It's what it is. For the style you can consume it but overall it's nothing you'd want to trade for or mention twice.

AlCaponeJunior, Jan 15, 2012
Michelob Golden Draft Light from Anheuser-Busch
57 out of 100 based on 222 ratings.