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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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BA SCORE
57
awful

221 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 221
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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Photo of Rifrafboy
2/5  rDev -13.8%

This is very popular, though I don't know why. This pours very light yellow with almost no head. Taste is very watered down, with very little hops or anything else to speak of. Extremely grainy tasting, with husk notes. I have nothing good to say about this. Why is this crap so popular?

Rifrafboy, Feb 11, 2003
Photo of NilocRellim
2/5  rDev -13.8%

NilocRellim, Sep 17, 2012
Photo of bigbeers84
2/5  rDev -13.8%

bigbeers84, Mar 25, 2013
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

FreshmanPour77, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of nick1427d
2/5  rDev -13.8%

nick1427d, Jan 06, 2013
Photo of Beerbuddha
2/5  rDev -13.8%

Appearance - very clear pale yellow color. Thin white head.

Smell - hint of corn, a slight smell of wheat,

Taste - Slight corn taste, with a bit of metallic tase to it.

Mouthfeel - watery with lots of carbonation.

Drinkability - This beer was crap. I would not recommend this beer to anyone.

Beerbuddha, Jul 25, 2007
Photo of dasmusik
2/5  rDev -13.8%

dasmusik, Jan 30, 2012
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

pointone, Feb 06, 2013
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

spycow, Jan 17, 2013
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

polopaul20, Jan 08, 2014
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

cervezango, Jun 24, 2013
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 UncleAddie
2/5  rDev -13.8%

UncleAddie, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of Bighuge
2/5  rDev -13.8%

This beer is pale and clear. Almost as pale as white grape juice. A decent sized dirty white head is erected, but falls just as quickly. The carbonation looks lifeless. Smells tinny, corny and veggie like. Nothing appealing at all on the nose. The taste is like corn as well. And grainy. Quite bland and uninteresting. Mouthfeel is carbonated, but weak. Fizzy and unappealing. All in all, I'll pass on this next time. Unless there is absolutely no other option.

Thanks for letting me raid your macro selection ZAP.

Bighuge, Jun 09, 2004
Photo of RockinRob925
2/5  rDev -13.8%

RockinRob925, Feb 28, 2013
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
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

BrewHawkeye, Nov 19, 2011
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

ZEB89, May 05, 2013
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

tbeq00, Dec 07, 2011
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

fuzzcherry, Dec 03, 2011
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

plumcrazyfx, Jul 19, 2012
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

bicyclesnbeer, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of drizzam
2/5  rDev -13.8%

Poured from the clear bottle into a clear pint glass. Bears the "Born on date" of May 18, 2010.

A - Poured a clear, very light straw in color. An aggressive pour yielded a thinnish white head. Head retention was not very good and it left very little in terms of lacing.

S - Doesn't smell particularly appealing...a little bit of weak cooked corn, not much going on here (and I had to strain to get that).

T & M - Well, it certainly feels like I'm hydrating as I drink this. I have to go back and review a macro like this every now and again to really appreciate the craft beer scene I think. Maybe a little corn, maybe a little grain, certainly a lot of water! Mouthfeel is thin and watery, highly carbonated and thus a bit abrasive.

D - The only reason I had this in my fridge was because I was entertaining a girl that can't drink the "thick and gross" craft beer I drink. I would not recommend this to anybody and feel like I've insulted my taste buds by even pouring this in my mouth. Call me a "beer snob" if you will, I just enjoy more flavorful beer.

drizzam, Oct 03, 2010
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

XmnwildX12, Nov 22, 2013
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

schopenhauerale, Jan 19, 2012
Michelob Golden Draft Light from Anheuser-Busch
57 out of 100 based on 221 ratings.