Michelob Ultra Fruit Pomegranate Raspberry - Anheuser-Busch
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2.5/5 rDev +16.8%
A-Straw yellow coloring. Head falls quite quickly. Almost zero lacing. Fizzy.
S-Completely fake smelling berries. Almost perfumey like. Pretty faint scent too.
T-Tastes just like raspberry-pomegranate seltzer water. Not as sweet as I was expecting. Every sip I just keep thinking...seltzer water. I do like seltzer water though.
M-Light and fizzy. Clean and artificial tasting.
O/D-No dice. Simply not gonna work here. I like the two fruits they chose but this beer kinda blows.
04-09-2011 23:11:51 | More by VelvetExtract
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.
06-23-2007 03:31:34 | More by whynot44
2.45/5 rDev +14.5%
Thanks Bobby, your generosity never ceases to amaze me...
A: The pour is about as light as yellow can get with a white head that dies nearly instantaneously.
S: Sweet, sugary, fake raspberries come through immediately. The slightly tart pomegranate comes next, but that is sweetened up as well. Definitely fruity...
T: The fruit flavor is nearly completely masked by the overwhelming carbonation. Tonic water with a splash of raspberry flavoring.
M: The body is light, very light, and the carbonation is excessive, to say the least.
D: This isn't offensive, at least, but it would be cheaper to just buy a bottle of flavored soda or tonic water.
10-05-2010 18:14:22 | More by womencantsail
2.43/5 rDev +13.6%
A - light golden yellow with a thin, loose, bubbly head that fizzles away immediately; huge amounts of carbonation rising to the top like soda
S - huge artificial raspberry and pomegranate
T - grainy, syrupy, bitter-sweet, artificial raspberry and pomegranate
M - way over carbonated, very crisp, light bodied
This is what it advertises to be. It's very light and has a fruity flavor. The carbonation is the worst part. It's even worse than the most carbonated soda. I'll won't ever be picking this up again.
08-10-2012 23:27:43 | More by tdm168
2.42/5 rDev +13.1%
Bottle pour into shaker Aug. 14, 2009. Pours mostly pale yellow with very thin white head. At least there was some aroma to this - basically a water light beer with flavor added. Not too bad after 18 holes of golf on a hot summer day. Not much here,but it was better than regular Ultra or B. Light.
09-06-2009 02:39:16 | More by OzarkElmo
2.38/5 rDev +11.2%
Pours a three finger white head that vanishes in a minute and leaves no lace. Clear ugly greenish amber color. strong carbonation and light bodied. Sweet raspberry nose. Flavor is sweet raspberry, squeaky clean finish. Good session beer for the non-beer drinker, nothing here for the serious beer drinker. Brewed on Mar 5, 2008, $1.50 for a 12oz bottle from Capitol Convenience Concord, NH.
04-19-2008 22:24:12 | More by jdhilt
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.
10-19-2009 02:12:59 | More by cdkrenz
2.38/5 rDev +11.2%
Poured out to reveal a color that closely resembles the color of the piss I take after a night of heavy drinking. Dehydrated. Burns a bit. Oh well.
Smells pretty good. Kind of nostalgic, like some sort of strawberry candy I enjoyed in my youth.
Taste was essentially a Michelob Ultra that had a few strawberries soaked in it. Some fake, plasticine berries. Kinda delicious, for the same reasons that Cook Out tastes so good when you're hammered.
Bubbly! Great carbonation. Felt decent in my mouth.
Went down smooth, but god, 4 percent alcohol? I wouldn't get a buzz off of 12.
Pretty sucky. But drinkable.
03-06-2010 02:47:29 | More by Chadpaq
2.33/5 rDev +8.9%
Poured from 12oz bottle.
A- Pours a pale clear yellow color. This had a small half finger white head that dies down instantly. No lacing left on the glass.
S- No beer aroma on this at all. This is all raspberry but almost too artifical smelling. Reminds me of this raspberry jam my family would buy when I was younger. Some light pomegranate in this but quickly gets covered by raspberry aroma.
T- This doesn't taste like beer at all. Raspberry upfront of this that is a little watered down overall. Pomegranate flavors come in but are sweet and to the point before dying into a watery raspberry flavor. There is a light beer finish on this that brings forth a sweet grainy flavor.
M- Light mouthfeel. Carbonation is very high on this beer. Raspberry left everywhere on the palate into the aftertaste with some light grains in the overall aftertaste. Crisp and clean tasting. Watery at times in the mouth.
D- Drinkable beer. Better than the other flavors they came out with. Still this is not really beer I think just some watered down raspberry flavor with some artifical sweetness added to it.
05-26-2010 02:51:02 | More by alleykatking
2.33/5 rDev +8.9%
Poured into a pint glass.
It's golden and unusually clear. Foamy white head that doesn't last.
Smells like pomegranates and raspberries. This is absurd! Not much else.
It tastes like a dry soda with pomegranate and raspberry. Not much bitterness or malts.
Very thin and highly carbonated.
Overall, no thanks.
01-01-2012 20:28:58 | More by TippySelenoid
2.31/5 rDev +7.9%
A: Pours a crystal clear pale yellow in color with significant amounts of active visible carbonation and some faint notes of lemon yellow highlights. The beer has a three finger tall fizzy sudsy bright white head that quickly reduces to a medium sized patch of very thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Minimal amounts of lacing are observed.
S: Light aromas of artificial raspberry and pomegranate, like you would expect from a candy... very light hints of grainy malts.
T: Upfront there are light to moderate flavors of slightly sweet grainy malts with some moderate flavors of artificial raspberry and hints of pomegranate. Overall this beer is not quite as sweet as I was expecting and there is a strange metallic/artificial flavor that persists after you finish. Light hints of bitterness which fades quickly.
M: Very light bodied with moderate to significant amounts of carbonation. Thin/watery.
O: Not overly offensive but not something that I would ever pick up again - the flavors and aromas are a little too artificial for me. Best served ice cold because the flavors did not improve as this beer warmed up during the drinking.
11-03-2013 20:00:29 | More by dbrauneis
2.3/5 rDev +7.5%
I am not quite sure what they were trying to dockers. I'm assuming appeal to the female maybe. I know plenty of girls who would hate this. Maybe it's their way of completing with the flavored malt beverages out there. Either way this isn't worth buying. It's still the same boring pale beer now with some watered down added flavors. Blah!
03-24-2011 04:30:57 | More by Knapp85
2.28/5 rDev +6.5%
More alcoholic juice than beer. It's light, tastes and smells fruity, and goes down fairly easy, but you don't want to have too many or you will get sick to the stomach. It does not go well with food either. But its light and tastes OK. Good for those who don't like actual beer, but like to pretend they do, I guess.
09-07-2010 16:54:18 | More by chadjulius
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.
06-27-2011 23:07:22 | More by jettjon
2.17/5 rDev +1.4%
Appearance: Pours a clear, light yellow body with a tiny, and I do mean tiny, white head.
Smell: 75% raspberries, 25% pomegranates, but 100% artificial.
Taste: About the same for the taste, though, mercifully, it isn't too sweet. Vaguest hint of grain beneath the flavoring. Ultra fake through to the very end of this thing.
Mouthfeel: Thin-bodied. Medium-low carbonation.
Drinkability: Their Tuscan Orange was acceptable, but this, however, was so intensely artificial in flavor as to be unpleasant.
06-10-2008 05:31:22 | More by ChainGangGuy
Michelob Ultra Fruit Pomegranate Raspberry from Anheuser-Busch
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