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Michelob Golden Draft Light - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
57
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218 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 218
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 2.33
pDev: 35.62%
Wants: 5
Gots: 10 | 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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DarkerTheBetter

Pennsylvania

2.03/5  rDev -12.9%

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.

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

Wisconsin

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

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

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -57.1%

08-02-2014 00:55:58 | More by MNBeerGeek
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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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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -14.2%

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

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

05-28-2013 05:27:54 | More by Norseman
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jimmah120

Minnesota

1.68/5  rDev -27.9%

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.

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

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -14.2%

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.

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

Minnesota

2.25/5  rDev -3.4%

03-27-2014 15:54:03 | More by DaveMiller
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yamar68

Minnesota

3.46/5  rDev +48.5%

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.

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

Minnesota

2.83/5  rDev +21.5%

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.

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

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -14.2%

09-17-2012 21:39:41 | More by NilocRellim
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bnes09

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

08-21-2014 03:02:18 | More by bnes09
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

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

Michigan

1.75/5  rDev -24.9%

03-12-2014 15:33:02 | More by Fargrow
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RDW

Nebraska

1/5  rDev -57.1%

03-04-2012 05:32:14 | More by RDW
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -14.2%

12-03-2011 21:54:24 | More by fuzzcherry
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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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polopaul20

Maryland

2/5  rDev -14.2%

01-08-2014 18:24:33 | More by polopaul20
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Mistofminn

Minnesota

2.53/5  rDev +8.6%

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.

12-10-2008 04:39:12 | More by Mistofminn
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proc

Michigan

2/5  rDev -14.2%

Very watery and somewhat bland. I liked the bottle shape it that counts for anything. Not much going on with this beer.

05-10-2002 11:07:59 | More by proc
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KC9LDB

Illinois

3/5  rDev +28.8%

11-21-2011 23:05:11 | More by KC9LDB
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gmfessen

Michigan

2.85/5  rDev +22.3%

Poured from the bottle, beer is a clear, light golden color with a thin white effervescent head. Smell is pretty typical of a macro light lager, just a slight sweetness of grainy malt. Taste is also of corn malt and adjuncts. As a light beer, it has the mouthfeel of water as I had expected. This is a drinkable light beer, nothing special... so it fits the profile. I would however drink this beer over bud light if I had the choice.

03-01-2007 05:04:38 | More by gmfessen
Michelob Golden Draft Light from Anheuser-Busch
57 out of 100 based on 218 ratings.