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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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54
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189 Ratings
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Ratings: 189
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 2.14
pDev: 36.45%
Wants: 2
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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2/5  rDev -6.5%

LXIXME, May 05, 2014
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

cliff1066, Dec 26, 2012
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

mdvatab, Nov 16, 2011
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

claspada, Dec 01, 2011
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

Stoffel, Jan 05, 2012
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

FreshButterbeer, Jul 29, 2013
Photo of Beerbuddha
2/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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.

Beerbuddha, Jan 11, 2009
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

threedaggers, Mar 07, 2014
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

Jemenhiser, Jul 24, 2012
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

ejimhof, Sep 20, 2013
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

emwild12, Aug 20, 2013
Photo of Onenote81
2/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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.

Onenote81, Jun 02, 2008
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

Lawnboy33, Nov 15, 2011
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

Latarnik, May 25, 2014
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

Burt, Nov 26, 2011
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2/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

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.

jujubeast6000, Mar 06, 2009
Photo of Drew966
2/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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.

Drew966, Jul 06, 2007
Photo of Hoagie1973
2/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 3

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.

Hoagie1973, Jun 23, 2008
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

Yeti1979, Jun 29, 2014
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

amishbooze, Jul 11, 2012
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

AKuehn47, Aug 01, 2013
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2/5  rDev -6.5%

Amp, Jul 27, 2012
Photo of runesead
2/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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

runesead, Jul 14, 2009
Photo of largadeer
2.03/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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.

largadeer, Dec 03, 2008
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2.04/5  rDev -4.7%

Stephen_Woods, Aug 14, 2014
Michelob Ultra Fruit Pomegranate Raspberry from Anheuser-Busch
54 out of 100 based on 189 ratings.