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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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181 Ratings
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Ratings: 181
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 2.15
pDev: 36.28%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
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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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Pegasus

Texas

1.98/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2007 19:48:20 | More by Pegasus
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HardTarget

Texas

1.78/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Bottle Inspection: Clear label lists a born on date of 14APR07 (sampled 21July07), 4.2% abv.

Aroma: Grapefruit rind which goes a bit over the top, orange pulp, and a catty note.

Appearance: Bruised yellow, very clear, holds a respectable head.

Flavor: Same cream soda base with a very mild sour cherry flavor and a dry finish.

Mouthfeel: Fluffy light body, airy, weaksauce.

Overall Impression: More of the same. All the Michelob Ultra fruit beers are just airy fruit like delivery systems. Pass, pass and “water please”.

Thanks to Pegasus for not making me buy this karma point.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2007 05:57:49 | More by HardTarget
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Burt

Rhode Island

2/5  rDev -7%

11-26-2011 03:20:46 | More by Burt
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alleykatking

Indiana

2.33/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2010 02:51:02 | More by alleykatking
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Onenote81

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2008 15:11:39 | More by Onenote81
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budgood1

Minnesota

1.7/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

this got left at my house a few weeks back and curiousity got the best of me.

pours out a crystal clear very pale gold colour with out much head and therefore extremely little lace left. aroma is mostly raspberries and maybe a little kiwi or something...i suppose the pomegranate. seltzer water with a bit of fruit flavoring and a distinct metallic twang in the taste department. very little malt character and even less hopping. mouthfeel is crisp with a carbonated bite that tingles the tongue. overall body is very lean and lacking. about what i expected. drinkability is therefore low...very low. although if someone handed me one of these ice cold on a hot scorching afternoon after a day of doing concrete work, i could probably pound it down in three gulps and let out a massive belch with an "oh yeah!"

otherwise avoid.

definitely marketed towards women and maybe the female fitness crowd.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2009 23:53:27 | More by budgood1
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Drew966

Florida

2/5  rDev -7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2007 00:47:28 | More by Drew966
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev +16.3%

01-26-2012 00:20:21 | More by AndrewMichael
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pmcadamis

Illinois

2.65/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Basic yellow-gold lager color, with an ephemeral fizzy head. Gather ye foam-buds while ye may, because this head ain't stickin' around for long.

S - Fruity Pebbles, Fruit Loops, and Flintstones chewable vitamins.

T - Fruity Pebbles halved with grape-nuts. The fruitiness is mediated by a husky graininess that actually helps keep this one together. The graininess keeps it on the beer side, and off of the malternative or winecooler side (the darkside IMO).

M - Thin and fizzy. Quenching, but nothing special.

D - Not as bad as I anticipated, actually. This is probably my favorite of the Michelob Ultra fruity beer series. This, along with Lime Cactus and Tuscan Orange or Apricot or whatever is much better than the regular Michelob Ultra, which is tasteless IMO.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2008 05:18:19 | More by pmcadamis
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

1/5  rDev -53.5%

12-07-2012 14:54:22 | More by Damian74Shensky
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tbone1384

Wyoming

2.75/5  rDev +27.9%

11-06-2012 03:59:52 | More by tbone1384
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Frozensoul327

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +51.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Pours out to a flat and lowly carbonated presentation. Medium yellow color with a short lived foam head, and a total lack of lacing.

S: Strong indications of berries and mild malts. Slightly sweet, and mildly artificial. Still, it's got my interest.

T: Suprisingly well balanced for a light lager which dresses as a fruit beer; mild malt, traces of dry hops, a strong yet not cloying flavor of berries with a natural and mild sweetness. Quite nice.

M: Bubbly. Zesty. Sharp. Very crisp. Light bodied and goes down easy.

D: Average, but considering it came from AB, it's a step in the right direction. They're exploring new territory, which I commend, but why do this beer in a "light" format? Go full flavor and you'll have peoples attention. Worth trying. I could take it or leave it.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2007 02:38:01 | More by Frozensoul327
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tbryan5

Louisiana

1.5/5  rDev -30.2%

01-10-2013 05:15:50 | More by tbryan5
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MTNboy

Germany

1.98/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Appearance- It is a straw gold almost brass color with a weak white head and lace.

Smell- It has sort of a kool-aid like smell to it. The aroma is very sweet.

Taste- It has an overly fruity infused with a cheap pils taste.

Mouthfeel- Thin and watery.

Drinkability- It is a great beer for people who want to say they drink beer but don't or a training wheel beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2008 12:42:48 | More by MTNboy
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Lawnboy33

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -7%

11-15-2011 14:26:55 | More by Lawnboy33
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JayS2629

Alabama

2.63/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A- Light pale yellow with small white head that disappears into the overwhelming effervescent bubbles.

S- Faint hint of artificial raspberry. Fruity.

T- Fizzy tonic water with a hint of artificial raspberry and pomegranate.

M- Fizzy. Overly fizzy.

D- Like a soda but less sweet. Tonic water with artificial flavoring and waaaay too much carbonation. Not offensive, but almost.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2010 01:56:49 | More by JayS2629
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bzach

Indiana

1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

10-16-2012 03:39:56 | More by bzach
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jujubeast6000

Texas

2/5  rDev -7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2009 04:31:01 | More by jujubeast6000
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-02-2012 16:58:56 | More by TheBigBoy
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Stoffel

Texas

2/5  rDev -7%

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

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +39.5%

03-08-2013 13:28:10 | More by rowingbrewer
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +62.8%

07-10-2014 15:47:12 | More by atlbravsrno1
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -30.2%

10-23-2012 17:47:46 | More by Eaglefan344
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tfsimpkins

Florida

1/5  rDev -53.5%

09-03-2012 02:21:17 | More by tfsimpkins
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cdkrenz

Wisconsin

2.38/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 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.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2009 02:12:59 | More by cdkrenz
Michelob Ultra Fruit Pomegranate Raspberry from Anheuser-Busch
54 out of 100 based on 181 ratings.