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Michelob Ultra Fruit Lime Cactus - Anheuser-Busch

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233 Ratings
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Ratings: 233
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 2.39
pDev: 35.15%
Wants: 6
Gots: 14 | 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 Lime Cactus has an exotic fruity aroma with a clean citrus finish.

(Beer added by: BEERchitect on 05-13-2007)
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Photo of mikeintexas
5/5  rDev +109.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

We've found the MIchelob Ultra Lime Cactus to be an outstanding beer, and love the refreshing taste, and the after taste. The only beer that has come close to it was the Shiner Bock Lime Cactus, that was a limited production beer. It did not compare to this to the Michelob, and it's all we drink now.

mikeintexas, May 02, 2013
Photo of oceanpotion
5/5  rDev +109.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I admit it...I love this beer! Ok, I know I am not suppose to, beer snobs, but I do. This is a LIGHT beer and should be reviewed as such. Before you discount my review, know that I love a good, hearty, rich beer, but I do not love the calories, or how filling it can be. I have been tasting my Dad's German fav's since I was 5, so I know what all kinds of beer tastes like. I have had many micro- brewery specialties, and liked many of them. I have enjoyed many a black and tan in England and Scotland...

But getting back to this beer. Michelob Ultra Lime Cactus is so light, but flavorful, and so refreshing! It is also for weight conscious beer lovers, who want something more. I would also recommend it to serve people (especially women) who don't really think they like beer...people who don't like the heaviness, and the "taste" of the standard, like a Bud, etc...

It has the lime with a hint of salt finish, like a margarita, but without the hard liquor, sugar, and calories... Try it, you'll love it as well as your non-beer drinker friends... It can be your gate-way beer for them!

oceanpotion, Jun 30, 2012
Photo of Svyturys30
5/5  rDev +109.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I feel like you either love this beer or hate it; I am the former. The beer is a wheat yellow type of color, and is very carbonated (has a huge head if you pour it into a glass). I personally enjoy the carbonated beer. It has an intense lime flavor, and IMO a MUCH better tasting beer than bud lite lime or any other lime beers out there. Has a crisp finish with little after taste. I call this beer a "candy" beer among my friends because it is so light and tasty. Lots of you beer purists will laugh at me for even rating this beer. I'm not a purist by any stretch of the imagination, I'm just a sucker for citrus tasting things and was fortunate to stumble upon the beer when I was in college. Thank the Lord that I did. Great beer to drink during the warm months of the year. Would recommend this to anyone who likes citrus tasting beer. Cheers!

Svyturys30, May 18, 2014
Photo of 14Racing
5/5  rDev +109.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I absolutely love this and am having trouble finding it! :( Was told today the warehouse was empty right now.Oh my goodness.I like this a lot and have recently about 3 months ago changed to this.Love the taste .Leaves no aftertaste .Help !!

Anheuser-Busch in Saint Louis, MO .I need this on the shelves in my area!!!! Pleased customer!

14Racing, Jun 20, 2013
Photo of AnnaNutherdamnthing
5/5  rDev +109.2%

AnnaNutherdamnthing, Aug 15, 2012
Photo of Campuspartystore
5/5  rDev +109.2%

Campuspartystore, Dec 23, 2011
Photo of oldcrustacean
4.55/5  rDev +90.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 2 | overall: 5

You just burned a couple thousand calories on the bike. Why put them back on with a surly stout or pretentious porter? This beer is neither. Michelob makes honest, quality beers for hard working Americans. The Ultra Lime Cactus is definitely their pinnacle brew; a true epiphany in a bottle. Even tastier than the Pom Wheat. Keeping with the theme of simplicity and American pride, the bottle is twist-off which makes it even easier to quaff post-ride. My hands are sensitive and tender after a long excursion on the bicycle; I'm told Michelob's caps are tightened to a precise 2.8n/m which makes them easy to twist off, but ensures maximum oxygen barrier capacity. No detail is ignored. Step back and take a good look: From the light blocking clear bottles to the Neuvo-Americano label design, the true treasure is all around -- not just in the brew. The Ultra Lime Cactus (or ULC as I call it) is an experience not to be rushed.

oldcrustacean, Oct 01, 2009
Photo of kpr8rh8r
4.25/5  rDev +77.8%

kpr8rh8r, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of Dapperticus
4.25/5  rDev +77.8%

Dapperticus, Aug 11, 2012
Photo of MakeIncuSciBus
4/5  rDev +67.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

A- very pale yellowish

S- My girlfriend says keystone with lime.... But I have to disagree, maybe my sense of smell is off, but I smell lime.

T- like a light beer with lime, but a bit better than any I have had thusfar.

M- a little fizzy and uneventful

D- Not the best beer, but I like it.

MakeIncuSciBus, Oct 25, 2010
Photo of Tnkemist
4/5  rDev +67.4%

Tnkemist, Aug 15, 2012
Photo of mtnbikerpa
3.8/5  rDev +59%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Drank directly from the bottle. Bright yellow color. Very crisp lime flavor and some other sweet flavors also. This beer is very easy to drink and is very refreshing on a warm spring day. Much better choice than bud lime or even Corona. This beer is pairing nicely with some homeade buffalo chicken and greek salad.

mtnbikerpa, Mar 09, 2010
Photo of PBelt71
3.75/5  rDev +56.9%

PBelt71, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of jharris0624
3.75/5  rDev +56.9%

jharris0624, Nov 12, 2012
Photo of mwar
3.75/5  rDev +56.9%

mwar, Nov 27, 2012
Photo of dspell13
3.74/5  rDev +56.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This isn't a go-to top shelf beer intended for appreciated consumption. It is however eminently refreshing on hot, humid summer days. It's crisp and clean, far superior to Bud Light Lime. For its purpose, i.e. refreshment, I'll reach for this one on a regular basis. It's easy to drink.

dspell13, Jul 16, 2014
Photo of VolcomBrewer
3.63/5  rDev +51.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

So my girlfriend really wanted to try this beer, so I broke down and grabbed a six of this. I decided "what the hell, why not try one?"

A: Pours a light yellow with two fingers of bone-white head that quickly fade. Minimal lacing.

S: Lime and some corn and grains fills the nose. It doesn't smell overpowering, yet smells like it actually might taste okay for a light lager.

T: For the style, this actually isn't bad...in fact...this actually tastes good. There is not an overpowering amount of lime...and it actually tastes like I put a lime in a beer...doesn't taste artificial. Who knows if it is or not. I tastes a slight bit of lime that fades into a mild flavor of grains and corn. Finishes very crisp and clean.

M: Carbonation is moderate, yet it feels like club soda and feels very much like water.

D: If you're into this style of beer, you can pound these brews all night. 4.2% ABV Isn't bad...AND ONLY 95 CALORIES!

I honestly believe this is the best of the "With Lime" beers out there. AB, thank you for actually doing something right.

VolcomBrewer, Jun 26, 2010
Photo of karst
3.6/5  rDev +50.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

While leaving Midway Airport I decided at the last minute to carry on a piece of luggage with some contraband - A bottle of mezcal complete with a fat red moth larvae common to the agave "cactus".

I asked if I could keep 4 oz and the worm but they frowned on my idea offering to allow me to go back and check the luggage just a few minutes before the flight took off.

I was think about my lost bottle of mezcal when I found this special release that I picked up in St. Louis.

If you into flavored light pilsners this one is well made and offers a interesting Lime Cactus flavor. Attractive packaging. Inviting aroma and typical light pilsner clean taste and watery mouthfeel.

Still quite drinkable on a hot summer day - the first one with temps in the 90's

karst, Jun 08, 2007
Photo of hophugger
3.5/5  rDev +46.4%

hophugger, Aug 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +46.4%

Steve972, Sep 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +46.4%

kmm1793, Mar 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +46.4%

JohnThiessen, May 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +46.4%

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, Sep 07, 2012
Photo of BeerWithMike
3.45/5  rDev +44.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Sampling right now on 2/7/14. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a pilsner glass.

Pours clear golden-yellow with no head to speak of at all as well as no lacing. LOTS of bubbles due to high carbonation. The aroma is of grains and lime. The taste is the same but on the 'watered-down' side as would be excepted. Actually goes down easy with no bitter aftertaste. I liked this one BETTER than the regular Mick Ultra I had several months ago. Probably good for a hot summer's day.

BeerWithMike, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of generallee
3.38/5  rDev +41.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: Poured from a 12oz clear bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: The head is bright white in color, fizzy and fades out quickly leaving no head. Its body is pale and light yellow in color with excellent clarity.

Smell: The aroma has a mild citrus lime with light grains and something that reminds me of aloe.

Taste/Mouth feel: Its flavor has mild lime citrus and light grains on a smooth slippery palate. The carbonation is balanced to the light body and the finish is crisp and dry.

Notes: Its very refreshing an highly drinkable.

generallee, Jun 22, 2008
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Michelob Ultra Fruit Lime Cactus from Anheuser-Busch
58 out of 100 based on 233 ratings.