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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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57
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210 Ratings
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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 2.33
pDev: 34.76%
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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hanco005

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev +18%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I used to drink this beer quite a bit a few years ago before focusing on craft beer. My wife still likes this one a lot so I thought I should give it a review. A 12 ounce can with 21FEB06 and BF04 on the bottom, poured into a pilsner glass

A—pours golden yellow with a fizzy 1 inch head that fades away quickly, very slight lacing is produced around the glass

S—corn, straw, wheat, hay, grass, slightly sour, a touch sweet as well

T—hmm, nothing really sticking out, just a blend of grains, nothing offensive at all

M—thin, pretty flat actually, light bodied

D—my tastes have changed quite a bit over the past few years…not liking this one as much as I remember…needs more flavor, just too light. Still, it could do on a hot summer day by the pool.

Serving type: can

04-14-2006 18:40:55 | More by hanco005
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IchLiebeBierZu

Minnesota

1.75/5  rDev -24.9%

09-22-2013 18:11:05 | More by IchLiebeBierZu
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umustdrink

Minnesota

2.88/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A can o' beer, found behind the couch.

A - Clear pale yellow color. Not as colorless as bud. Head is white and sits at a thick film. Hey what do we have here? Lacing all up and down the side of the glass! Some kind of anomaly in the glass?

S - Faint corn, wheaty smell, slightly bitter. Not as bad as bud.

T - Corny taste, slightly sweet. Slight metallic taste.

M - Thin consistency with elevated carbonation.

D - Better than bud, I'd say it's on par with PBR.

Serving type: can

03-30-2007 02:59:13 | More by umustdrink
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Snow81

Minnesota

2.45/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Light yellow, golden!

Smell: Heavy grassy with a hint of a skunk note

Head: big white head, but dies out quickly

Taste: Grassy with a hint of skunk

Weight: very light washes down fast medium carbonation

Finish: Skunk, light grassiness, if you ask me if I want another, no thank you

Serving type: can

03-19-2011 03:19:09 | More by Snow81
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SD-Alefan

South Dakota

2.25/5  rDev -3.4%

05-23-2014 13:36:46 | More by SD-Alefan
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Tyecko

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev +18%

07-25-2014 18:46:02 | More by Tyecko
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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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Jimboe


1.25/5  rDev -46.4%

10-03-2012 18:05:23 | More by Jimboe
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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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darklordlager

Wisconsin

1.7/5  rDev -27%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Michelob Golden Light
A: Poured into a pint glass a lemon yellow colour with a 1/2" bright white head after a vigourous pour. Lively cabonation bubbles from the bottom as the head disintegrates. Looks very crisp, not off-putting.

S: Lightly fruity lager yeast and corn. Perhaps a bit of lighter pale malt, but that's about it.

T: Tastes liked carbonated water infused with corn-sugar extract. Odd fake-sugar sweetness upfront which morphs into the corny, excessively carbonated watery finish. Twangy/aluminium taste comes about as it warms a bit. The corn becomes increasingly grainy as it warms a bit as well. Odd mild sourness permeates the character of this beer.

M: Lively carbonation, and extremely light body.

D: Really--although perhaps as a newly initiated college student I may have thought this palatable--it is absolutely horrible. Adjuncts combined with a few other unidentified ingredients make an attempt to make this tasteless, but end up making it taste like watered-down corn and grain. Not my finest beer tasting moment.

Serving type: can

01-24-2010 09:53:12 | More by darklordlager
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barryjg

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -3.4%

02-26-2014 11:14:23 | More by barryjg
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ForWhatAlesYou

Minnesota

1.7/5  rDev -27%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

A: Light yellow color as to be expected of this style though not as drab or depressing as some.

S: Nothing but light grain.

T: Slight banana. Non-descript grain (corn, wheat, rice). A strange tang I assume is supposed to be hops?

M: Light and refreshing. Not much to note. Medium carbonation.

D: Like most light macro-brews this drinks like unflavored mineral water. I only review it because it is technically a beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2010 16:59:29 | More by ForWhatAlesYou
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Daffron24

Colorado

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

08-03-2013 05:30:38 | More by Daffron24
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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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Goosehunter75

Missouri

1.75/5  rDev -24.9%

10-24-2013 18:17:29 | More by Goosehunter75
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dmadsen

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -14.2%

07-13-2014 03:40:24 | More by dmadsen
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dasmusik

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -14.2%

01-30-2012 05:38:30 | More by dasmusik
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Disease

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -57.1%

05-17-2012 06:26:13 | More by Disease
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ZPB

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

01-12-2012 15:54:25 | More by ZPB
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Bighorn

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +28.8%

06-30-2012 02:07:46 | More by Bighorn
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Tertullian007

Missouri

1/5  rDev -57.1%

08-26-2013 22:35:40 | More by Tertullian007
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RockinRob925

Florida

2/5  rDev -14.2%

02-28-2013 04:34:46 | More by RockinRob925
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VTBrewHound

Vermont

1/5  rDev -57.1%

07-05-2014 01:13:08 | More by VTBrewHound
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Johnhaley1989

North Dakota

1/5  rDev -57.1%

10-05-2012 19:18:32 | More by Johnhaley1989
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twbeecher

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev +28.8%

11-15-2011 18:00:08 | More by twbeecher
Michelob Golden Draft Light from Anheuser-Busch
57 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.