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Michelob Ultra Amber - Anheuser-Busch

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Michelob Ultra AmberMichelob Ultra Amber

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BA SCORE
57
awful

291 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor

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Ratings: 291
Reviews: 152
rAvg: 2.3
pDev: 26.96%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed using the finest two-row and dark-roasted specialty malts for color, and a blend of imported and premium United States-grown noble aroma hops for balance and flavor.

(Beer added by: murphysbleachers on 01-26-2006)
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gunther1205

Arkansas

1/5  rDev -56.5%

12-12-2012 04:09:37 | More by gunther1205
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maxwelldeux

Washington

1/5  rDev -56.5%

06-03-2013 02:23:43 | More by maxwelldeux
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BGsWo22

New York

1/5  rDev -56.5%

05-29-2014 13:32:33 | More by BGsWo22
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smartassboiler

Illinois

1/5  rDev -56.5%

04-10-2012 21:13:46 | More by smartassboiler
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MPSTARR

Florida

1/5  rDev -56.5%

06-12-2013 00:06:02 | More by MPSTARR
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JohnEricaLawson


1/5  rDev -56.5%

09-15-2012 00:07:07 | More by JohnEricaLawson
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jophish17

Georgia

1/5  rDev -56.5%

12-24-2011 15:30:26 | More by jophish17
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hncowden50

North Carolina

1/5  rDev -56.5%

11-21-2011 03:23:51 | More by hncowden50
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JohnnyMc

Ohio

1/5  rDev -56.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

The taste is very much the same bland experience that defines Michelob Ultra, except with Amber there is a bit of a darker and sweeter flavor subtly behind the "trademark" Michelob taste. This makes for a slightly fuller tasting beer.

I would not suggest drinking this unless there were no other options available. Not the worst beer in the world, but not good.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2012 19:58:03 | More by JohnnyMc
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ParkbrauFan

Iowa

1/5  rDev -56.5%

04-01-2014 02:17:35 | More by ParkbrauFan
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captainbearcat

Illinois

1/5  rDev -56.5%

02-29-2012 02:39:28 | More by captainbearcat
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

1/5  rDev -56.5%

12-06-2011 18:13:46 | More by Rochefort10nh
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xav33

Michigan

1.2/5  rDev -47.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Michelob Ultra Amber
12 oz bottle
Recent bottling, wolfed down 07/06
Medium pour in a mug

Poured amber with a rapidly faind 1/2 inch head.

Smelt of a trace of fruity malt

Taste was light and shortlived upfront sweet berrymaltiness drying off quickly in an ending with an effervesscent metallic taste. Mouthfeel was light and bubbly.

Overall, it may wake up Michelob Ultra drinkers taste buds, but not many others’.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2006 05:28:10 | More by xav33
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CoryK86

Florida

1.25/5  rDev -45.7%

10-05-2012 04:03:29 | More by CoryK86
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

1.25/5  rDev -45.7%

12-17-2012 14:50:56 | More by grahamboudreaux
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EF4

Oklahoma

1.25/5  rDev -45.7%

03-04-2014 03:17:35 | More by EF4
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

1.25/5  rDev -45.7%

05-12-2014 01:21:27 | More by Georgiabeer
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Gerred

Colorado

1.25/5  rDev -45.7%

06-23-2013 20:38:44 | More by Gerred
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rye726

Colorado

1.3/5  rDev -43.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1

I tried this in hopes that the amberness would over power the macroness. Once again I was wrong, very very wrong. The color is a cross between yellow and amber. It has, or once had a fizzy off white head. The nose is of artificial sugars and ricey malts. The taste is also very artificial and cloying. Not much of a hop or malt base to it. A decent body is not too carbonated. I guess I could drink this if a gun was to my head.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2008 02:14:49 | More by rye726
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

1.38/5  rDev -40%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Poured into a 12oz glass and was in no danger of spilling a drop. Theres virtually no head, and anything that did form, was gone after I blinked. I wouldn't call the color amber...if anything is was a slightly darker shade of normal FYB. Smell was tinny and metallic with some sort of malt-like smell. This tasted awful, like stagnant carbonated water. Has the feel too of water...I'd rather drink water. You can chug this, which is the only reason it didn't get a 1....but why would you want to?!?!?! Maybe my girlfriends dad will drink the rest of the sixer....

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2010 16:02:38 | More by EgadBananas
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mikeg67

New Jersey

1.38/5  rDev -40%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

12 oz bottle. Pours amber with some white head and a soda like carbonation and not much lacing. Nose is similar to lemonade. Body is thin and watery. Taste includes some sweetness followed by an abrupt dryness, there is a slight hint of hops. Nice sinkhole beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2011 16:46:27 | More by mikeg67
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nortmand

Virginia

1.4/5  rDev -39.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

A friend bought this for me to taste with the best intentions, I'm sure to him it's overwhelming, but....

Pours a decent amber color, but there is no head, or way to produce one.

Grassy, grainy smell, where is the amber coming from? Certainly not crystal malt. Smells like the rest of AB's offerings.

Tinny and virtually flavorless. Maybe a bit of sweet caramel, but it's likely mostly psychological.

Thin and watery, no better than it's ultra brother.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2006 15:55:17 | More by nortmand
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beckscrusader420

Florida

1.43/5  rDev -37.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Well where should I begin. Im not that much of a technical reviewer so here it goes. somewhat technical but not like some people. ok so here it goes. this beer is just somewhat darker than mich ultra or budweiser or (fill in the blank ricey pisswater beer here). same quickly disappearing head as most macros with no lacing whatsoever. the taste...well is there any?? the taste is kinda lilke amber bock mixed with mich ultra to create a beer with a little more flavor than reguar mich ultra but not as much as amber bock or mich lager. what can I say I bought this to switch things up (as in the realm of my budget beers) normally I try to stay away from all macros period favoring Paulaner Salvator Dopplebock or a classic Sam Adams Boston Lager. Final verdict on Mich Ultra Amber: This beer sucks!!!

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2008 04:50:41 | More by beckscrusader420
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RDW

Nebraska

1.5/5  rDev -34.8%

03-09-2014 02:20:21 | More by RDW
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -34.8%

07-13-2014 22:28:32 | More by Damian74Shensky
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Michelob Ultra Amber from Anheuser-Busch
57 out of 100 based on 291 ratings.