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Michelob Ultra - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
46
awful

1,727 Ratings
THE BROS
36
awful

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Ratings: 1,727
Reviews: 539
rAvg: 1.83
pDev: 38.25%
Wants: 10
Gots: 92 | 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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DaPeculierDane

Wisconsin

1/5  rDev -45.4%

When I used to wait tables at an Italian joint we carried this stuff. I sold tons of it one summer during the height of the low-carb craze.

A lot of people loved it, although, that's too general. A lot women, no...still too general, a lot of really, really trashy 38-45 year-old women with stretch lines, bad dye jobs, and huge bangs loved this beer. They would drink like 5 or 6 of them with meals, which they would order like this:

“Hi, I'd like this rigatoni only can you add cheese and extra sausage and hold the pasta?”

Freaks! Who goes to an Italian restaurant and says "hold the pasta." People who like this liquid made my job difficult and that's reason enough to trash it.

The other reason is that it is not beer in any way, shape, or form.

Some folks might say that its drinkable but since it’s basically water and can’t give you a buzz no matter how much you drink, I’m giving it a one. I’d rather drink water and so this is obviously the most undrinkable beer ever.

Bring on the Natty Ice, I’ll take that hangover over this swill anytime.

09-26-2005 18:12:39 | More by DaPeculierDane
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Hoppin_mad

Florida

1/5  rDev -45.4%

05-03-2014 18:17:05 | More by Hoppin_mad
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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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newcastleme

Ohio

1/5  rDev -45.4%

This is nothing but carbonated water with a little alcohol mixed in. I really don't even consider this beer a 'social' beer. It's a disappointment. Michelob does have several other selections that are respectable. I consider this one to have one of the worst taste's of any beer I've tried.

07-20-2010 04:34:42 | More by newcastleme
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -45.4%

07-28-2013 20:51:08 | More by TTripp725
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dankjohn

Georgia

1/5  rDev -45.4%

08-25-2013 01:12:14 | More by dankjohn
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NilocRellim

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -45.4%

09-17-2012 21:39:59 | More by NilocRellim
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drmystery

North Carolina

1/5  rDev -45.4%

my dad bought this beer because "[i] need to watch my weight" and he bought a 6 pack and gave 5 to me.

i had it out of a bottle and didnt bother pouring it..i have no idea what it looks like but im guessing clear, because this abortion of a beer tastes like water, feels like water and smells like water. its a crap beer. i was at an airport bar and noticed the person next to me was drinking michelob ultra, which is fine, they like what they like and i cant do anything about it...but when they have sam adams and guinness on tap, why the hell would you drink michelob ultra? then i realized that this "beer", along with just about every other AB product is made for people who dont drink beer.

if youre at a party and they have michelob ultra, do yourself a favor and drink water.

this beer is the absolute worse beer i have ever had. stay the hell away from this atrocity.

04-11-2013 18:36:32 | More by drmystery
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acknight

Indiana

1/5  rDev -45.4%

07-11-2013 04:53:05 | More by acknight
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

1/5  rDev -45.4%

There has to be something wrong with this beer... it's skunked right? That is the major response that I hear working at an outdoor summer concert venue when poured, after trying this beer just now I can honestly say I understand what they mean. In all reality this beer is not beer it's a bastardized marketing concept by a conglomerate of a big business in the brewing industry of a USA mass produced, dumb down American light lagers. Marketed as the "low carbohydrate" light beer to pair with the ongoing trend of the Atkins diet, so if you ask me this beer is going to die just the same as all trends do and mark my words if this ever becomes a staple of the brewing industry of this country I may just find my way to another place. Smooth and refreshing lager beer this is false advertisement, but here goes my description pours quite a few shades short of golden with a highly carbonated artificial fizzy white head leaving no lace, sad looking. Aroma very mild hop aroma some sweetness and light cooked veggie tones with an nonexisting aroma might as well be carbonated water. Taste offensive in all regards tries to pass of shitty piss water as a "lager beer" with a harsh nonrefreshing cooked veggie psuedo hop profile that I could only pray would taste like water instead of it's current form. Mouthfeel is of over carbonated seltza water with the drinkability of urine.

07-08-2003 23:44:20 | More by WVbeergeek
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bif_fat_sellout


1/5  rDev -45.4%

11-09-2012 23:48:16 | More by bif_fat_sellout
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RDW

Nebraska

1/5  rDev -45.4%

03-04-2012 05:33:03 | More by RDW
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

1/5  rDev -45.4%

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

Illinois

1/5  rDev -45.4%

Note: I'm only reviewing this because it was free.
A - Clear lemon juice color that is really more or less colorless. Absolutely no head....even with an agressive pour. A tiny collar of soapy bubbles rings the glass.

S - Doesn't smell like anything really. Only the faintest hint of macro lager adjucts can be detected. This really has no smell at all.

T - Seltzer water. I've never had a beer that was quite as bland and tasteless as this one. I can't really say that it tastes bad because it really doesn't taste like anything at all.

M - Seltzer water. Ridiculously carbonated and as thin as water.

D - If you are thirsty, this is as good as water. This is no real beer though. For someone just looking to get drunk with as little interference from the tastebuds as possible, this is you weapon of choice. I'll never drink this again.

02-18-2007 15:40:45 | More by pmcadamis
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dertyd

California

1/5  rDev -45.4%

01-18-2013 21:09:40 | More by dertyd
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

1/5  rDev -45.4%

12-07-2012 14:54:09 | More by Damian74Shensky
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DOCRW

Washington

1/5  rDev -45.4%

01-24-2014 20:43:32 | More by DOCRW
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

1/5  rDev -45.4%

08-10-2013 03:02:46 | More by EBeckett3
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nortmand

Virginia

1/5  rDev -45.4%

Why?
This spits in the face of beer heritage. Beer is not meant to be like this, and if you are drinking this to lose weight, you are not forgiven.
Plus, it was one of the first indication of the low carb trend, so this beer has a special place in Hell.
Anyways, pale yellow, with little white head, no aroma, no flavor, no body. Thin and flavorless, mostly carbonation flavor.
Would make a good fix if you ran out of soda water for scotch and soda.

06-04-2004 19:33:32 | More by nortmand
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hiphopj5

Colorado

1/5  rDev -45.4%

06-20-2012 18:03:06 | More by hiphopj5
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falconxman

Illinois

1/5  rDev -45.4%

06-10-2012 03:59:03 | More by falconxman
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Comparison_Ford

New York

1/5  rDev -45.4%

07-11-2014 01:44:02 | More by Comparison_Ford
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DCgolfpro

Maryland

1/5  rDev -45.4%

06-30-2013 16:51:36 | More by DCgolfpro
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uziangis

Ohio

1/5  rDev -45.4%

01-13-2012 02:07:20 | More by uziangis
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RandyFlameThrower

Alberta (Canada)

1/5  rDev -45.4%

07-18-2014 10:08:40 | More by RandyFlameThrower
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Michelob Ultra from Anheuser-Busch
46 out of 100 based on 1,727 ratings.