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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: 2.32
pDev: 35.34%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | 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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bsp77

Minnesota

1.73/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Serving glass: Poured from can into Pint glass.

Appearance: Clear golden with a surprisingly sustained stark white bubbly head. That said, the strange neon cast to the color is distracting.

Smell: Muted grainy malts with lots of corn. Slight hay and spice.

Taste: Very little, mostly sweet grains (corn) with a small hay-like balance. virtually no hops.

Feel: High carbonation, very light body. Too much like carbonated water.

Drinkability: Not worth it.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2010 18:04:03 | More by bsp77
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Chucker17

South Dakota

1.5/5  rDev -35.3%

11-28-2012 18:37:29 | More by Chucker17
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -13.8%

11-16-2011 12:45:23 | More by FreshmanPour77
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev +29.3%

02-16-2012 20:56:01 | More by Localdrinklax
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bismarksays

Iowa

2.25/5  rDev -3%

01-15-2013 10:28:12 | More by bismarksays
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Eric908

South Dakota

2.25/5  rDev -3%

11-17-2013 02:04:04 | More by Eric908
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ckeegan04

Texas

2.73/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Crystal clear yellow color with clean white head. Head quickly fades and leaves no lacing. Looks like a typical American light beer.

S - Huh? Nothing other than some graininess.

T - Adjuncts dominate. Think it is the corn.

M/D - Overly carbonated and very thin. Drinkable beer if you are just looking to drink some beers.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2008 18:01:46 | More by ckeegan04
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herman77

Minnesota

2.23/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

A: Clear straw yellow with a white head that dies off quickly. No lacing.

S: Sweet water and light cereal grains. Smells like a light beer.

T: Not much of a taste. A light grainy sweetness and thats about it. Nothing repulsive.

M: Thin, light, watery. Higher carbonation. No surprises here.

O: Very easy to drink. Probably the beer I've had the most out of all other BMC beers. It is refreshing.

Serving type: can

06-10-2011 00:08:52 | More by herman77
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Mdog

Minnesota

2.48/5  rDev +6.9%
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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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +50.9%

01-24-2012 18:30:56 | More by sgttibbs
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DarkerTheBetter

Pennsylvania

2.03/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

This beer came a slightly tan yellow that looked dead and dirty. Smelled of burnt corn and foul earth. Tasted of creamed corn, fried eggs that were left in the pan way to long, old yeast and finished much like I would expect an ashtray to taste like. Mouth feel was medium with light carbonation.

Serving type: on-tap

12-30-2005 21:31:53 | More by DarkerTheBetter
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

1.5/5  rDev -35.3%

11-16-2011 04:54:53 | More by doucmehu
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Cramerican

North Dakota

2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

02-16-2012 06:56:41 | More by Cramerican
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

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

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -13.8%

07-19-2012 13:59:19 | More by plumcrazyfx
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leinie13

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

04-14-2013 03:16:01 | More by leinie13
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jimmah120

Minnesota

1.68/5  rDev -27.6%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

pint on draft for $2

Look is clear pale gold yellow. Smell is faint... boiled/fermented corn, hint of freshly cut grass. Taste is clean, crisp, air. Really not much: grain, malts some cooked corn, hint of grass and a slight foul spoiled flavor. Very light feel; extremely carbonated.

I don't like to unfairly bash beers like this, but this just isn't enjoyable. Halfway decent at times, till the "garbage juice" flavor hits you. For some reason it's huge in the midwest and seems to be at almost every bar I go to. It's always cheap as dirt, but even at a good price it isn't worth it.

Serving type: on-tap

09-27-2012 11:05:11 | More by jimmah120
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Tballz420

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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.

Serving type: can

04-05-2003 22:20:20 | More by Tballz420
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yamar68

Minnesota

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.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2012 07:08:05 | More by yamar68
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NilocRellim

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -13.8%

09-17-2012 21:39:41 | More by NilocRellim
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JackieTH

Minnesota

2.83/5  rDev +22%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pale yellow and bubbly with a briefly appearing soapy head.

Smell: Muted grain.

Taste: Watery, with hints of grain and a muted background sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Crisp and carbonated.

Drinkability: This beer is not offensive and you can't spend the whole day & night drinking Russian Imperial Stouts can you? Also a perfect compliment to a Bloody Mary. Very easy to drink.

Serving type: on-tap

09-07-2010 14:10:49 | More by JackieTH
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -35.3%

04-29-2014 19:05:33 | More by ramrod666
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Norseman

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

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

Minnesota

2.25/5  rDev -3%

03-27-2014 15:54:03 | More by DaveMiller
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -13.8%

12-03-2011 21:54:24 | More by fuzzcherry
Michelob Golden Draft Light from Anheuser-Busch
57 out of 100 based on 208 ratings.