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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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BA SCORE
54
awful

189 Ratings
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Ratings: 189
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 2.14
pDev: 36.45%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | 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)
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Photo of Yeti1979
2/5  rDev -6.5%

Yeti1979, Jun 29, 2014
Photo of cdkrenz
2.38/5  rDev +11.2%

A - White head that lasts about 15 seconds. The body is almost a fluorescent yellow.

S - The scent of raspberries and malt. It actually smells rather inviting.

T - Very little flavor here other than a slight berry taste and a hint of malt.

M - Very cold and slightly coarse.

~ This was left at my place after a cookout a few weeks back. I'm glad to have had the chance to try it but I won't be sampling this brew again anytime soon.

cdkrenz, Oct 19, 2009
Photo of connecticutpoet
2.1/5  rDev -1.9%

Oh, how can I describe this beer. I tried all three of Michelob's fruit beers in a row, and how I wish I could forget the experience.

This was a scary, yellow-colored beer that resembled nothing so much as a carbonated whiz. There was less than a half finger head, and it was loud, fast, and fizzy, like a soda pop.

Aroma was of fragrant raspberries, almost floral, but there was no malt character at all (thank God).

Taste was like flat raspberry seltzer water. Nothing else. Wasn't at all like a beer.

Mouthfeel was fizzy and thin.

Drinkability... no. Just... no. Avoid it.

connecticutpoet, May 27, 2008
Photo of Dizzy242
1/5  rDev -53.3%

Dizzy242, Jul 17, 2012
Photo of bmjivi221
2.5/5  rDev +16.8%

bmjivi221, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of birdsellam
1.25/5  rDev -41.6%

birdsellam, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of Burkbom23
2.25/5  rDev +5.1%

Burkbom23, Aug 18, 2013
Photo of Cooker_stp
1.5/5  rDev -29.9%

Cooker_stp, Aug 22, 2013
Photo of Elicoleman
3.25/5  rDev +51.9%

Elicoleman, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of ramrod666
1.25/5  rDev -41.6%

ramrod666, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of ilikebeer03
1.75/5  rDev -18.2%

ilikebeer03, Feb 04, 2013
Photo of amishbooze
2/5  rDev -6.5%

amishbooze, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of ScaryEd
2.5/5  rDev +16.8%

ScaryEd, Nov 29, 2012
Photo of jettjon
2.17/5  rDev +1.4%

Into a pint glass, pale clear yellow color with some fizzy carbonation. Thin fizzy cap quickly fades to nothing. Nose is very sweet, like artificial sweetener. Scent of watermelon Jolly Ranchers and soggy grain. Taste is not as sweet as the nose. Mild berry flavor with a bit of wheaty/bready taste. Mouth is subtly bubbly, very smooth, light, and fizzy. Overall: Flavored malt water. Inoffensive. Sweeter smell than taste. Not very “beer” like at all. This is what I call “chick beer.”

This was “beer” one of three from a 12 pack sampler at a friend’s house. I only drank half of each beer. I can’t imagine anyone who actually likes beer drinking more than that.

jettjon, Jun 27, 2011
Photo of whynot44
2.5/5  rDev +16.8%

A very light clear gold color with a tiny white head for about 5 seconds.

The aroma is a lot like raspberry Koolaid.

The taste is also a bit artificial raspberry and pomegranate, but lighter and, thankfully, not as sweet as Koolaid, not much like beer either. I couldn't really find where they hid the "Pilsner", I must have missed it. This is kind of like a lighter wine cooler and may appeal to some cooler fans. Finishes a bit tart with a bit of artificial raspberry aftertaste.

Very light bodied, a bit watery, but could work as a hot weather cooler if you like the taste.

whynot44, Jun 23, 2007
Photo of Slay40
1.5/5  rDev -29.9%

Slay40, Jun 11, 2014
Photo of Amp
2/5  rDev -6.5%

Amp, Jul 27, 2012
Photo of jharris0624
3.25/5  rDev +51.9%

jharris0624, Nov 17, 2012
Photo of ZimZamZoom
1.55/5  rDev -27.6%

Ultra light in color, almost white. Little white fizzy head disappears quickly. Lots of CO2. Smells a lot like flavored seltzer, lighting up the nose. Not recognizable as pomegranate or raspberry but fruity in nature.

Tastes like flavored seltzer, and mildly flavored at that. Literally like those zero calorie, zero grams of fat seltzers that all all fizz and a little bit of flavor. It's hard to say this would be recognizable as beer. I have never had the straight Mich Ultra. so I don't even know if that tastes like beer.

No feel to speak of unless you like bubbles.

Drinkable? How can you deny it? Drinkable as beer...NFW.

ZimZamZoom, Jan 06, 2009
Photo of ChaseTheAce
1/5  rDev -53.3%

ChaseTheAce, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of shadow1961
1.9/5  rDev -11.2%

*Sigh* Michelob Ultra Pomegranate and Raspberry Pils, after a hard pour,
realizes a big fluffy head over a clear pale yellow brew. Carbonation is lively,
and the nose is mostly (faint) raspberry with a whiff of something funky. The
flavor is a tiny bit of fruity flavor and grain. Though this watery malt beverage
claims to be a pils of some kind, it does so without more than a cursory malt
flavor and no hop apparent whatsoever. A bit of corn syrup and more "natural
fruit flavor" is all there is in the aftertaste. Thin thin thin. There's actually more
body in a bottle of pomegranate vitamin water (purportedly good for hangovers,
those of you who get 'em). A beer for people who hate beer- but Anheuser-Busch
hates them right back....

shadow1961, Sep 13, 2007
Photo of gmfessen
2.7/5  rDev +26.2%

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, beer is similar to a standard light lager in appearance; a clear straw colored beer with a bubbly, white head. The smell is nothing like a beer, very sweet and Kool-Aid like. The taste is exactly like the smell, very sweet and no apparent beer about it. Very fruity, actually tastes pretty good but nothing like a beer. The mouthfeel is very light with a fizzy carbonation and slightly dry finish. A drinkable "beer", would be good on a hot day but nothing a true beer drinker would be impressed with.

gmfessen, Sep 04, 2007
Photo of acrawf6
2.83/5  rDev +32.2%

Saw a single bottle of this and thought what the hell, and gave it a shot.

Pours out light straw with a foamy white head that drops to a thick ring around the glass.

Smell. A very potent fruity aroma, tons of rasberry comes through as i can smell it a foot away. Smells much like a soda (like others had said) and really reminds me of a sweet cough syrup or those luten (sp?) cough drops.

Taste. lol, its interesting. The aroma and the taste doesnt exactly add up as the smell is dominant rasberry, but the taste is lacking a lot of flavor. The rasberry and pomigranate bitterness does come through though, and with the light flavor and ample carbonation, reminds me of mineral water flavored with rasberry. Aftertaste has an artificial sweetner flavor to it and the fruits disappear quickly.

Overall, I'm not going to knock this just because it is a lite fruit beer from michelob. As far as advertising what it is and focused on people who would normally buy this, i think they did a decent job (though they say ultra but it has over 100 calories and 6 grams of carbs...sounds more like a solid light beer :) I wouldnt want to drink more than one of these at a time, but the light flavor and the mild fruity sweetness and lack of bitterness makes this an easy chugger after cutting the grass. Not one i would stamp my approval on, but not one i would really cut down.

acrawf6, Jan 20, 2008
Photo of dpgoblejr
2.75/5  rDev +28.5%

dpgoblejr, Feb 23, 2014
Photo of boszormeny
3.5/5  rDev +63.6%

boszormeny, Dec 30, 2013
Michelob Ultra Fruit Pomegranate Raspberry from Anheuser-Busch
54 out of 100 based on 189 ratings.