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Michelob Golden Draft - Anheuser-Busch

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Michelob Golden Draft
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103 Ratings
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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 2.5
pDev: 31.6%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Michelob Golden Draft is a premium, cold-filtered lager beer that is brewed using two-row barley malt, premium American hops and corn to achieve its smooth, full taste.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-22-2002)
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Photo of jimmah120
3.8/5  rDev +52%

One of my favorite cheap lagers... ever.

Look is classic beer commercial yellow, small foamy head with some lacing. Smell is light slightly bitter with grain and cornmeal being the most prominent. Taste is crisp, smooth, refreshing (slightly) malty grain, just a hint of corn, with some skunky hops in the background.

Good "beer" beer. And cheap, too! Plus this stuff, unlike most other cheap lagers, doesn't give me the "cheap beer headaches".

jimmah120, Sep 27, 2012
Photo of NilocRellim
2.5/5  rDev 0%

NilocRellim, Sep 17, 2012
Photo of hardy008
2.13/5  rDev -14.8%

Reviewed from notes:

Pours light clear yellow with a small white head which fades quickly and leaves a spotty lace. Has a grainy aroma and smells like it will be somewhat sweet.

I can taste sweet grain more than anything else. Not much flavor, or hop presence. I can't say that it tastes or smells like corn. Maybe rice?

Light bodied with plenty of carbonation and a bit of a sweet aftertaste. Fairly smooth. Not much to get excited about. Bland and generic.

hardy008, Sep 15, 2012
Photo of Will96
1/5  rDev -60%

Will96, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of Doyle
3/5  rDev +20%

Doyle, Aug 05, 2012
Photo of Bighorn
2.75/5  rDev +10%

Bighorn, Jun 30, 2012
Photo of jesus808
2.75/5  rDev +10%

jesus808, May 23, 2012
Photo of Disease
1.5/5  rDev -40%

Disease, May 17, 2012
Photo of Blueribbon666
1.25/5  rDev -50%

Blueribbon666, Mar 17, 2012
Photo of GossageBrewery
2.7/5  rDev +8%

Served this American Adjunct Lager on tap, in a pint glass. Poured a golden yellow color, produced a thin white head, poor retention and poor amount of lacing left on the glass. The aroma of this lager is plain, sweet and bready- no trace of hops. Light in body, this lager has a decent mouthfeel, clean simple beer. There is a slight flavor of sweet malted grain but not much beyond that. Not much to think about here, it is what it is, another macro brewed Adjunct Lager with little flavor and little to set it apart from the dozens of others. Prost!

GossageBrewery, Mar 08, 2012
Photo of omegaman
2.5/5  rDev 0%

omegaman, Feb 17, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev 0%

Cramerican, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of sgttibbs
3/5  rDev +20%

sgttibbs, Jan 24, 2012
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2/5  rDev -20%

doucmehu, Jan 19, 2012
Photo of TrojanWheels
3/5  rDev +20%

TrojanWheels, Jan 18, 2012
Photo of Ortbalsj22486
4/5  rDev +60%

Ortbalsj22486, Jan 07, 2012
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2/5  rDev -20%

sweetpaulie73, Jan 01, 2012
Photo of marshrat63
3/5  rDev +20%

marshrat63, Dec 22, 2011
Photo of RossPeterson
2.95/5  rDev +18%

Minnesotans really love this beer, and I'm obliged to agree.

A: True to the name, very golden. No head but it does have some retention. Healthy bit of carbonation.

S: Hint of hops, malts and cereal grains.

T: Relatively full-bodied in the realm of adjuncts; malty but with an aftertaste that was slightly bitter, at least, too bitter for my taste.

M: Smooth, almost silky, with a bitter end. Very carbonated.

Overall: Not bad. Good party beer, very satisfactory flavor for an adjunct but the bitter aftertaste was a little much. I can see why this is a popular one in the midwest.

RossPeterson, Dec 20, 2011
Photo of FreshmanPour77
3/5  rDev +20%

FreshmanPour77, Dec 09, 2011
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2/5  rDev -20%

tbeq00, Dec 07, 2011
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3/5  rDev +20%

leinie13, Dec 04, 2011
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2/5  rDev -20%

kristenrae8, Dec 03, 2011
Photo of Beefytits4
4/5  rDev +60%

Beefytits4, Nov 25, 2011
Michelob Golden Draft from Anheuser-Busch
62 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.