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Michelob Ultra - Anheuser-Busch

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Michelob UltraMichelob Ultra

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BA SCORE
46
awful

1,641 Ratings
THE BROS
36
awful

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Ratings: 1,641
Reviews: 536
rAvg: 1.83
pDev: 37.7%
Wants: 9
Gots: 68 | 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:
Brewed using the finest barley malt, select grains, all-imported hops and a pure-cultured yeast strain. The special choice of grains combined with the extended mashing process produces a smooth, refreshing beer with fewer carbohydrates.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-19-2002)
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Reviews by chinchill:
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chinchill

South Carolina

2.03/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

12 oz bottle served in pilsner glass

Looks VERY light. Clear pale straw with plenty of carbonation.
Aroma smells like a macro-brewery from a distance; not entirely attractive.
Taste, while better than the aroma and lacking any serious off-flavors, it also has too little taste, even for a light beer.

OK, I suppose, as a cold beer-like refreshment with a meal or to quench one's thirst. Poor substitute for a real beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2011 23:14:13 | More by chinchill
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Ropowers3

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev +36.6%

07-21-2014 17:14:11 | More by Ropowers3
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SkiBum22

New York

1/5  rDev -45.4%

07-21-2014 03:04:00 | More by SkiBum22
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CRObighit2

Ontario (Canada)

1.75/5  rDev -4.4%

07-21-2014 03:03:26 | More by CRObighit2
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spedprof

West Virginia

2/5  rDev +9.3%

07-20-2014 22:58:04 | More by spedprof
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Eman17

Illinois

2/5  rDev +9.3%

07-20-2014 19:27:11 | More by Eman17
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boogieman

Minnesota

1.95/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Got this one on tap during happy hour- it was 1/2 off, and I thought I'd give it a try. Without a doubt, one of the worst beers I've had.
Had a decent appearance- light golden yellow, semi-transparent. It had a short-lived small head and no lacing.
Smell- almost none. Very faint trace of grassy wheat.
Taste- very watery. Could hardly taste the beer, it was more like carbonated water than anything. Pretty disgusting. A faint bitterness, and somewhat grassy corn. Made me want to gag towards the end of the glass.
Mouthfeel- Thin, watery, overcarbonated. Not much there.
Overall- I tried it, now I know. Probably won't drink again unless I get it free somewhere.

Serving type: on-tap

07-20-2014 17:57:27 | More by boogieman
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

1/5  rDev -45.4%

07-20-2014 05:57:21 | More by CraigTravor
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acdcsmith22

California

2.75/5  rDev +50.3%

07-20-2014 03:45:46 | More by acdcsmith22
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leroybrown10

Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -18%

07-19-2014 14:49:10 | More by leroybrown10
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oglmcdgl

Pennsylvania

1.25/5  rDev -31.7%

07-19-2014 06:29:13 | More by oglmcdgl
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

1/5  rDev -45.4%

07-19-2014 06:25:02 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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The-Adjunct-Hippie

South Dakota

2.59/5  rDev +41.5%
look: 1.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2.5

After a long night at work, my exhausted body needed something ice cold, light, and relaxing. So I chose this. As a side note I haven't had this one in awhile so with a fresh mindset and objectivity in mind I'll review it accordingly :

Smell - metallic canned sweet corn, moldy grains. A second whiff yields grapes and hints of lime.

Taste - not great, not even memorable... but refreshing. Good flavor that doesn't really taste like anything in particular - yet unoffensive. Zero bitterness, if thats your thing. its absolutely 100% inoffensive yet still has a little "something" without being nothing entirely. If I had to pinpoint *A* flavor, I'd put my finger on metallic fruit with wheat cracker.

Mouthfeel - carbonated and fizzy.

Overall - (This beer was very difficult to review in lieu of the lack of substance in most every category.)

In the "big picture", when you consider the world of beers, this beer flat out sucks. However, for its category, and what it's made to do it does pretty well - a super low calorie, low-carb, less filling beer with a decent flavor that doesn't taste like cornbread water. It's one of the better "light" beers, ranking above Bud, Miller, Coors Light, and right up there with Michelob Golden Draft Light in my book. It's less sour than Michelob Golden Light, so ill give it that.

If you're looking for a world class beer or even a "good" beer steer clear of this like a plague. If you don't mind a light, refreshing after-work-destress beer, you just might find what you're looking for here.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 04:32:02 | More by The-Adjunct-Hippie
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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +91.3%

07-19-2014 02:34:57 | More by Ajmski1988
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Wisconsin

1/5  rDev -45.4%

07-18-2014 20:48:28 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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RandyFlameThrower

Alberta (Canada)

1/5  rDev -45.4%

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Georgia

2/5  rDev +9.3%

07-18-2014 04:59:51 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

1.25/5  rDev -31.7%

07-17-2014 12:16:20 | More by costanzo_mike
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noperative

Louisiana

2.75/5  rDev +50.3%

07-17-2014 00:47:45 | More by noperative
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Dello

Texas

2/5  rDev +9.3%

07-16-2014 22:31:56 | More by Dello
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jt2488

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -45.4%

07-16-2014 20:18:27 | More by jt2488
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gspeicher

Kentucky

1.25/5  rDev -31.7%

07-15-2014 17:48:36 | More by gspeicher
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Massachusetts

1.75/5  rDev -4.4%

07-15-2014 15:03:04 | More by xICooRsYIx
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michael_148

Louisiana

1.5/5  rDev -18%

07-15-2014 02:16:03 | More by michael_148
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nhjmoyer

Texas

2/5  rDev +9.3%

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Michelob Ultra from Anheuser-Busch
46 out of 100 based on 1,641 ratings.