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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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180 Ratings
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Ratings: 180
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 2.16
pDev: 36.11%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | 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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bmjivi221

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev +15.7%

07-17-2013 05:36:26 | More by bmjivi221
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

1.25/5  rDev -42.1%

04-29-2014 19:07:41 | More by ramrod666
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Dizzy242

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -53.7%

07-17-2012 23:56:11 | More by Dizzy242
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

2/5  rDev -7.4%

06-29-2014 06:22:19 | More by Yeti1979
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Cooker_stp

New York

1.5/5  rDev -30.6%

08-22-2013 18:02:39 | More by Cooker_stp
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jettjon

Florida

2.17/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2011 23:07:22 | More by jettjon
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

2.25/5  rDev +4.2%

08-18-2013 02:24:13 | More by Burkbom23
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whynot44

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2007 03:31:34 | More by whynot44
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

2.5/5  rDev +15.7%

11-29-2012 22:36:50 | More by ScaryEd
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ilikebeer03

Texas

1.75/5  rDev -19%

02-04-2013 19:44:23 | More by ilikebeer03
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amishbooze

Michigan

2/5  rDev -7.4%

07-11-2012 15:58:02 | More by amishbooze
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ZimZamZoom

West Virginia

1.55/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2009 01:31:51 | More by ZimZamZoom
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Slay40

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -30.6%

06-11-2014 14:32:41 | More by Slay40
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shadow1961

Minnesota

1.9/5  rDev -12%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 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....

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2007 06:38:51 | More by shadow1961
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acrawf6

Louisiana

2.83/5  rDev +31%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2008 02:03:39 | More by acrawf6
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gmfessen

Michigan

2.7/5  rDev +25%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2007 16:58:10 | More by gmfessen
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Amp

Oklahoma

2/5  rDev -7.4%

07-27-2012 13:26:41 | More by Amp
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Petey_the_Quiet

Florida

2.25/5  rDev +4.2%

01-21-2014 19:00:25 | More by Petey_the_Quiet
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mralphabet

Virginia

1.95/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

12 oz bottle poured in to pint glass

A: Clear, straw yellow. Foamy, two-finger head, no lacing... lots of bubbles.

S: Smells of pomegranate and raspberry, just like the title says.... not much else.

T: Tastes just like it smelled. Very sweet almost like a New York Selters water....

M: Very light bodied, highly carbonated, crisp and sweet. Somewhat refreshing but no beer like.

D: If you miss Zima, this might be for you.... But if you want beer forget about it...

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2009 21:23:31 | More by mralphabet
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matty

Pennsylvania

3.38/5  rDev +56.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pale yellow colored beer with a rapidly fading head like the kind you would have with soda.Aroma is raspberry.Taste is fruit dominated by the raspberry.It goes down easy and with very little carbonation.Overall I liked it but it's nothing that's going to knock your socks off!!

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2009 04:23:14 | More by matty
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +85.2%

02-20-2013 05:50:16 | More by Dapperticus
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jharris0624

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev +50.5%

11-17-2012 21:31:07 | More by jharris0624
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dpgoblejr

New Hampshire

2.75/5  rDev +27.3%

02-23-2014 22:53:50 | More by dpgoblejr
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bboven

Texas

1.9/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Left in my fridge after a party. Thanks so much, Stephanie. :(

Light gold clear body with no head whatsoever. No lacing. But, pretty average for the style nonetheless.

Huge Pomegranate and Raspberry aroma. That's it. It smells like kool-aid. It's not a bad smell, so I gave it a two. Just doesn't smell anything like beer.

If you really try, you get a bit of malt in the back of your throat on the aftertaste, but other than that, all fruit. Not bad tasting, just doesn't taste like beer.

Very, very thin mouthfeel and bitingly high carbonation. Definitely not a good combination.

I can see where some people (who don't like the taste of beer) would drink this. But I really can't believe it's on this site. Not good at all unless you're looking for alcoholic fruit punch.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2008 18:52:37 | More by bboven
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Hoagie1973

New York

2/5  rDev -7.4%
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.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2008 03:02:00 | More by Hoagie1973
Michelob Ultra Fruit Pomegranate Raspberry from Anheuser-Busch
54 out of 100 based on 180 ratings.