1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Michelob Ultra Fruit Pomegranate Raspberry - Anheuser-Busch

Not Rated.
Michelob Ultra Fruit Pomegranate RaspberryMichelob Ultra Fruit Pomegranate Raspberry

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
54
awful

185 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 185
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 2.15
pDev: 36.28%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 185 | Reviews: 95 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Pegasus
Pegasus

Texas

1.98/5  rDev -7.9%

Appearance:Pale golden in color, exceptionally clear, with profuse carbonation, and a moderate white head, which retains well.

Aroma: Strong notes of maraschino cherries, not at all like raspberries and pomegranates, which the label promises. There is nothing in the aroma that is suggestive of beer.

Taste: Mild cherry flavor from start to finish, with a moderate malt presence in the middle of the taste. The finish is dominated by a lingering cherry note.

Mouth feel: Rather thin, with aggressive carbonation.

Drinkability/notes: While not awful, this is more like a malternative than a fruit-flavored beer.

Presentation: Packaged in a twelve-ounce clear glass bottle with a twist-off crown, served in a standard pint tap glass.

10-21-2007 19:48:20 | More by Pegasus
Photo of ccurrid
ccurrid

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -7%

08-02-2014 02:21:28 | More by ccurrid
Photo of LXIXME
LXIXME

New Mexico

2/5  rDev -7%

05-05-2014 19:27:44 | More by LXIXME
Photo of cliff1066
cliff1066

Virginia

2/5  rDev -7%

12-26-2012 04:13:28 | More by cliff1066
Photo of mdvatab
mdvatab

Indiana

2/5  rDev -7%

11-16-2011 05:30:35 | More by mdvatab
Photo of claspada
claspada

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -7%

12-01-2011 21:38:11 | More by claspada
Photo of Stoffel
Stoffel

Texas

2/5  rDev -7%

01-05-2012 04:46:22 | More by Stoffel
Photo of FreshButterbeer
FreshButterbeer

West Virginia

2/5  rDev -7%

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

Louisiana

2/5  rDev -7%

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
Photo of threedaggers
threedaggers

Kentucky

2/5  rDev -7%

03-07-2014 03:13:28 | More by threedaggers
Photo of Jemenhiser
Jemenhiser

Indiana

2/5  rDev -7%

07-24-2012 21:12:50 | More by Jemenhiser
Photo of ejimhof
ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -7%

09-20-2013 00:06:42 | More by ejimhof
Photo of emwild12
emwild12

Illinois

2/5  rDev -7%

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

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -7%

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
Photo of Lawnboy33
Lawnboy33

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -7%

11-15-2011 14:26:55 | More by Lawnboy33
Photo of Latarnik
Latarnik

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -7%

05-25-2014 13:03:33 | More by Latarnik
Photo of Burt
Burt

Rhode Island

2/5  rDev -7%

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

Texas

2/5  rDev -7%

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
Drew966

Florida

2/5  rDev -7%

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
Hoagie1973

New York

2/5  rDev -7%

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
Photo of Yeti1979
Yeti1979

Louisiana

2/5  rDev -7%

06-29-2014 06:22:19 | More by Yeti1979
Photo of amishbooze
amishbooze

Michigan

2/5  rDev -7%

07-11-2012 15:58:02 | More by amishbooze
Photo of AKuehn47
AKuehn47

Illinois

2/5  rDev -7%

08-01-2013 19:16:11 | More by AKuehn47
Photo of Amp
Amp

Oklahoma

2/5  rDev -7%

07-27-2012 13:26:41 | More by Amp
Photo of runesead
runesead

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -7%

appearance: Soda like carbonation and a pale yellow transparency.

Smell: I smelled a slightly fruity light beer. Very plain and uninspired.

taste: Tasted like a watered down fruity soda. sour and not in a complex and crafty way. Tastes bland and artificial

mouthfeel: Water. No lingering notes.

Drinkability: This beer gets staler as you go.

A better version of Michelob Ultra, but the bar is set pretty low

07-14-2009 01:08:11 | More by runesead
Michelob Ultra Fruit Pomegranate Raspberry from Anheuser-Busch
54 out of 100 based on 185 ratings.