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Michelob Ultra Fruit Pomegranate Raspberry - Anheuser-Busch

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Michelob Ultra Fruit Pomegranate RaspberryMichelob Ultra Fruit Pomegranate Raspberry

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188 Ratings
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Ratings: 188
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 2.14
pDev: 36.45%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Michelob ULTRA Fruit Pomegranate Raspberry delivers a unique berry aroma that finishes with a hint of pomegranate.

(Beer added by: Frozensoul327 on 04-12-2007)
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Photo of Onslow


2.1/5  rDev -1.9%

...so after a great day at a brewery and hanging out with friends, the pool looked great! but before the cooling process could begin I spyed a lady friend drinking one of these and grabbed one. 'oh yeah' Pours a light straw colour with some light lacing from the small head..'oh yeah'..Has some nice fruity aroma's that don't smell too artificial..'oh yeah'.. Taste is what you would expect from a fruit flavoured mass marketed drink, but as with the aroma, doesn't taste to fake- just muddled.. Overall, better than i thought it would be but still lacks anything a real beer drinker would want! ...'oh yeah'

08-11-2007 13:07:59 | More by Onslow
Photo of puboflyons

New Hampshire

2.08/5  rDev -2.8%

From 355 ml. bottle no. 09070BM33. Sampled on January 10, 2010. The pour is a light yellow color with upwardly mobile carbonation. The white head is thin and short-lived. The aroma is too overpowered by the pomegranate and raspberry add-ins to be able to distinguish anything remotely close to malts or hops. Thin mouthfeel, which is average for a light beer. But it also has this honey-like texture as well. The taste is so entrenched in pomegranate and raspberry that it ends up coming off more like a wine cooler than a beer. Oh well, I guess they'll try any combination once.

01-11-2010 02:19:32 | More by puboflyons
Photo of BeerFMAndy


2.08/5  rDev -2.8%

12 oz bottle poured into an American Tumbler. 4.2% ABV, 09168 (June 16th) Julian date.

A - Lightest. Beer. Ever. How much closer to clear can they get without going totally clear? Fizzy white head with no retention or lacing. Not that I'm surprised by that.

S - The aroma is all fruit on this one. Mainly raspberry with actually smells fairly good, with a touch of pomegranate. Not too syrupy, it's like a raspberry iced tea. Absolutely no beer aroma but for what it is....it's not too bad.

T - Not a hint of beer in there. Well, I take that back. There is a microscopic hint of beer at the very end on the aftertaste. Otherwise the taste is all pomegranate raspberry like the name says. It doesn't taste very good either. Sort of like a diluded iced tea with a sprinkle of artificial sweetener.

M - Thin, watery, and incredibly light-bodied with a sharp carbonation bite to the finish. Lingering semi-fruity aftertaste.

D - I don't know that I'll finish it. Interesting to dry but damn it, I could find a better use of two dollars. This is the girliest (no offense) beer there is. Geared towards women who work out and don't want "extra carbs" or whatever. I still want to try the other flavors for shits and giggles but I'll shed a tear every time for the glass that has to bear the burden.

I ended up giving the rest of it to my Mom who was moderately amused by it. Hmm...

10-22-2009 03:24:53 | More by BeerFMAndy
Photo of Stephen_Woods


2.04/5  rDev -4.7%

08-14-2014 01:59:58 | More by Stephen_Woods
Photo of largadeer


2.03/5  rDev -5.1%

12 oz bottle received from my buddy Dyan in our latest trade. I've heard a lot of bad things about this one, so I was pretty excited to give it a shot.

Appearance: Pale yellowish color, not quite MGD 64 pale, but close enough. Pours with a surprisingly decent head, but it disappears almost instantly.

Smell: Alcopop all the way, this doesn't resemble beer in the slightest, nor does it have a good fruit aroma. Funky artificial berry is all I'm getting here... Smells a bit like fruity chewing gum.

Taste & mouthfeel: More beery than the aroma implies, a light and semi-sweet malt base is felt beneath the fruit, which is still rather dominant. I'm all for fruit beer, but it helps when the fruit tastes like actual fruit and not some kind of funky fruit extract, which is the case here. The mouthfeel is light as can be and somewhat overcarbonated.

Overall, not as bad as I was hoping. It's definitely bad, but I've had worse. Nice try, Dyan. I'll have to see about getting you some Amnesia IPA.

12-03-2008 00:59:00 | More by largadeer
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

08-02-2014 02:21:28 | More by ccurrid
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New Mexico

2/5  rDev -6.5%

05-05-2014 19:27:44 | More by LXIXME
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

12-26-2012 04:13:28 | More by cliff1066
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

11-16-2011 05:30:35 | More by mdvatab
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New Jersey

2/5  rDev -6.5%

12-01-2011 21:38:11 | More by claspada
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

01-05-2012 04:46:22 | More by Stoffel
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West Virginia

2/5  rDev -6.5%

07-29-2013 17:45:24 | More by FreshButterbeer
Photo of Beerbuddha


2/5  rDev -6.5%

Appearance: Pale straw color with reddish tint.

Smell: Hint of raspberry puree.

Taste: Wow. It actually tastes like a diet raspberry soda.

Mouthfeel: Thin and fizzy.

Overall: I have nothing to say about this beverage. If you have nothing nice to say don't say anything at all.

01-11-2009 20:57:32 | More by Beerbuddha
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

03-07-2014 03:13:28 | More by threedaggers
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

07-24-2012 21:12:50 | More by Jemenhiser
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

09-20-2013 00:06:42 | More by ejimhof
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

08-20-2013 18:11:28 | More by emwild12
Photo of Onenote81

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -6.5%

Apart from the "lime in the Corona" this is my first of the fruit beers. Should have been a little wary when all the girls went crazy for it. Poured about a half-inch head, faded in 15 seconds. Some lacing that lasted a bit. Very light. Could definitely smell the pom. rasberry fruits. Didn't taste like a beer at all. Rather, it resembled a good fruit drink gone a little sour. Was extremely easy to drink, but don't plan on going with what's easy in the future.

06-02-2008 15:11:39 | More by Onenote81
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

11-15-2011 14:26:55 | More by Lawnboy33
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New Jersey

2/5  rDev -6.5%

05-25-2014 13:03:33 | More by Latarnik
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Rhode Island

2/5  rDev -6.5%

11-26-2011 03:20:46 | More by Burt
Photo of jujubeast6000


2/5  rDev -6.5%

Reviewed 3/5/2009 (bottle):

Pours a huge foamy white head, quickly diminishing, with a very clear pale yellow colored body. Very strong raspberry and cherry (pomegranate?) aromas, very enticing. Some malts too, but very sweet smelling. Mmmm, cherries. Very cherry taste, some bitter raspberry, and dryness on the end. Somewhat cloying sweetness. Very fruity tasting, but simple, very cherry, and some raspberry. Refreshing, but very sweet.

03-06-2009 04:31:01 | More by jujubeast6000
Photo of Drew966


2/5  rDev -6.5%

Michelob Ultra Pemegranate Raspberry comes in a clear twelve ounce bottle and pours a light golden color that seems to have a pinkish tint to it. The white head quickly falls to being very thin. It smells like Kool Aid. It tastes a bit like Kool Aid too (I can mostly taste raspberry, but there might be some pomegranate too), except it's not very sweet, followed by some adjunct flavor. A light wine cooler equivalent. I actually think it's better than most wine coolers I've had, but it's not very good for beer.

07-06-2007 00:47:28 | More by Drew966
Photo of Hoagie1973

New York

2/5  rDev -6.5%

My wife asked me in the grocery store: "Doesn't this look like it might be good?" I said no, but we bought it anyway. She doesn't ask for that much, so what the hell?

Pours a pee yellow color with a big noisy, fizzy, soda-like white head that disappears in a flash leaving nothing behind.
Smells like sweet artificial fruit flavoring and tastes much the same. Sugary pomegranate and rasberry flavor is about all there is here. A very weak malt presence hanging around somewhere in the back. This stuff doesn't qualify as beer in my opinion. It's more like a "flavored malt beverage" a la Zima. Starts off way overcarbonated and ends flat and watery.

It's fairly refreshing and not undrinkable, but it ain't beer. Suffice it to say that I wouldn't recommend this to any beer lover.

06-23-2008 03:02:00 | More by Hoagie1973
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

06-29-2014 06:22:19 | More by Yeti1979
Michelob Ultra Fruit Pomegranate Raspberry from Anheuser-Busch
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