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Michelob Golden Draft Light - Anheuser-Busch

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58
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238 Ratings
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Ratings: 238
Reviews: 94
rAvg: 2.33
pDev: 35.62%
Wants: 5
Gots: 14 | FT: 2
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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Ratings: 238 | Reviews: 94 | Display Reviews Only:
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1.75/5  rDev -24.9%

nibbish, Apr 12, 2014
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1/5  rDev -57.1%

ParkbrauFan, Apr 01, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

Eaglefan344, Mar 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev +28.8%

randa173, Mar 29, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -3.4%

DaveMiller, Mar 27, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +18%

richaa01, Mar 18, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -24.9%

Fargrow, Mar 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev +28.8%

awizzle, Mar 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +71.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampling right now on 3/5/14. Had this one a few times before. It's a Mid-West brew and never seen it back in Florida. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a handled glass stein.

Pours a lighter-yellow in color with a small fizzy white head that settles down to mostly the sides of the glass.. Not much of a aroma actually, just some grain with light hops. Carbonation is above normal but not bad. Taste was about the same but is a little on the watery side but I like this one and not a fan overall for Bud products.

BeerWithMike, Mar 05, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -24.9%

Djsaturn1, Feb 27, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -3.4%

barryjg, Feb 26, 2014
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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.

mcrow24, Feb 14, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -3.4%

koes0024, Feb 02, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -3.4%

cmwilliq, Jan 23, 2014
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2/5  rDev -14.2%

polopaul20, Jan 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +93.1%

liq, Jan 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev +28.8%

Kpitevl, Jan 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +71.7%

JayJ14, Dec 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +60.9%

fisch687, Dec 15, 2013
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5/5  rDev +114.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best beer I've ever tasted. Actually quenches thirst and no aftertaste. Very refreshing! Light taste, not bitter or thick tasting. No "beer breath". I just love this beer. Didn't feel full either after drinking. Highly recommended unless you like thick, malty, dark beers.

Aimeecakes, Dec 09, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

Kroller86, Nov 24, 2013
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2/5  rDev -14.2%

XmnwildX12, Nov 22, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Eric908, Nov 17, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -24.9%

Goosehunter75, Oct 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +50.2%

PoeppingN, Oct 24, 2013
Michelob Golden Draft Light from Anheuser-Busch
58 out of 100 based on 238 ratings.