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Michelob Golden Draft Light - Anheuser-Busch

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208 Ratings
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Ratings: 208
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 2.33
pDev: 35.19%
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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Mdog

Minnesota

2.48/5  rDev +6.4%
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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mcrow24

Minnesota

2.49/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

As far as commercial light lagers go this isn't a bad one but it is what it is. Unfortunately for me this is the wife's prefered brew so I have to drink it sometimes. I've become used to drinking this on a hot day where is more of something to keep the throat from getting dry than it is to enjoy drinkning.

On a really hot day and if it is very cold it can be tolerated and even can be refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2014 17:12:30 | More by mcrow24
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Grady

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

07-10-2012 05:10:18 | More by Grady
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leinie13

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

04-14-2013 03:16:01 | More by leinie13
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

03-30-2014 14:39:31 | More by Eaglefan344
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Skyjmpr

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

06-04-2013 16:36:57 | More by Skyjmpr
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Cramerican

North Dakota

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

02-16-2012 06:56:41 | More by Cramerican
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BigBry

Alberta (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

06-09-2014 05:11:09 | More by BigBry
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fizzy

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 4.5

Notice the Drinkability factor for this beer. I usually buy this when I have an obligation for somebody, either a neighbor or somebody in the shipping dept at work. The fact that west central Minnesota seems stuck on this "beer" doesn't seem to matter in the least.

I have to admit to one thing about this beer. On a very, very, hot afternoon after cutting the lawn, trimming the trees, walking the dogs, putting new plugs in the car, changing the oil in the same car, rotating the tires on the same car, taking the dogs for a walk again, moving the hoses on the garden, oh, crap, I forgot to mention pushing the trim mower all around the back yard, THIS BEER REALLY FILLS THE BILL, AND I CAN DRINK A 6er

Serving type: can

04-02-2010 00:20:17 | More by fizzy
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Metz

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

08-21-2013 20:40:30 | More by Metz
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DocG

California

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

06-20-2012 02:19:14 | More by DocG
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Kroller86

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

11-24-2013 22:24:10 | More by Kroller86
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SlightlyGrey

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

06-11-2014 00:10:31 | More by SlightlyGrey
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AlexWise

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

05-05-2014 04:14:39 | More by AlexWise
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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

08-18-2012 01:46:59 | More by OldhouseRecs
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Pug

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

05-23-2014 11:41:09 | More by Pug
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RossPeterson

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

12-18-2011 06:35:15 | More by RossPeterson
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Norseman

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

05-28-2013 05:27:54 | More by Norseman
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GreyGhost4

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

04-14-2013 03:16:22 | More by GreyGhost4
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marshrat63

California

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

12-22-2011 03:56:14 | More by marshrat63
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Mistofminn

Minnesota

2.53/5  rDev +8.6%
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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LordAdmNelson

Ohio

2.53/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 3.5

A- Golden color typical of the adjuncts. Some white head, but fades rapidly.

S- Sweet, corny, not too metallic at all, which is a nice change from other macros. Nothing special.

T- It has more flavor than other light beers, IMO. Again sweet, corn flavors dominate. Just a hint of hops in the finish (or is it my imagination?).

M- Like a soda.

D- Definitely good for a kegger or drinking games. Do I really enjoy it though? Not a ton, but a little.

Serving type: on-tap

06-01-2009 20:08:56 | More by LordAdmNelson
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boilermakerbrew

Missouri

2.6/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured a translucent yellow with a big, foamy head. No retention or lacing. Smells like you typical AAL, except lighter, with the usual cereal grains, and a touch more corn sweetness. Tastes the same as the scent. Corn sweetness is the biggest flavor here, and helps detract from the otherwise fairly bad taste. Very light, not quite as carbonated as other cheap lagers, and easy to drink.

Overall, a regional beer that I think might have success elsewhere outside of the midwest.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2012 01:52:29 | More by boilermakerbrew
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tone77

Pennsylvania

2.65/5  rDev +13.7%
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.

Serving type: can

04-14-2012 19:04:48 | More by tone77
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Frozensoul327

Michigan

2.65/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2005 00:55:38 | More by Frozensoul327
Michelob Golden Draft Light from Anheuser-Busch
57 out of 100 based on 208 ratings.