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Michelob Ultra - Anheuser-Busch

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Michelob UltraMichelob Ultra

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BA SCORE
47
awful

1,868 Ratings
THE BROS
37
awful

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Ratings: 1,868
Reviews: 549
rAvg: 1.84
pDev: 39.13%
Wants: 11
Gots: 143 | 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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Ratings: 1,868 | Reviews: 549 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of billyrenfroe
3/5  rDev +63%

billyrenfroe, Jul 08, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -32.1%

heganhound, Jul 08, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -18.5%

GWC, Jul 07, 2012
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1/5  rDev -45.7%

MattBreight, Jul 06, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -4.9%

bumchilly25, Jul 05, 2012
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1/5  rDev -45.7%

csnullptr, Jul 04, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -4.9%

LCannon4, Jul 02, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -32.1%

wilkinswesley, Jul 01, 2012
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2/5  rDev +8.7%

Chinaskifan1, Jun 30, 2012
Photo of andrenaline
1.7/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Took down a pint at the neighborhood bar.

A - Pours a super pale straw colour, thin layer of head with no retention or lacing.

S - Mild on the nose, sweet corn, straw and grassy notes.

T - This is a light lager alright, sweet corn and bready malts come through and quickly fade. This is like water with faint beer flavor additives that leave you questioning whether you actually ordered beer and it got switched with water.

M - Thin, smooth and wet.

O - One pint was more than enough. An underwhelming light lager with flavors so mild it could be mistaken for a pint of beer that was mixed 50/50 with water. Avoid.

andrenaline, Jun 30, 2012
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2/5  rDev +8.7%

hopstalmology, Jun 29, 2012
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2/5  rDev +8.7%

JLaws, Jun 25, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -18.5%

Axnjxn, Jun 25, 2012
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5/5  rDev +171.7%

scruffy1, Jun 24, 2012
Photo of stakem
2.05/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12oz bottle care of my brother poured into a pub glass. The brew pours a very pale yellow color with less than a finger of white bubbles that rapidly dissolves to a thin layering across the top. Rising bubbles of carbonation maintain a thin film.

The aroma of this brew does not bring much to the table. It has a faint sweetness about it that is stretching to say it is grainy. A bit of sulfur and a minor touch of sulfur.

The taste echos the aroma in that it doesn't really have much character. Very mild, neutral grain flavoring with some residual sweetness somewhat like corn. I could sit here and ponder this brew all day but the fact of the matter is that this brew thrives on just not tasting like anything.

This is a light bodied brew with a moderate amount of carbonation. It is pretty much void of any real character which I guess is fitting for the style. If you want a beer that tastes as little like beer as possible, by all means go tank a case of this and throw a couple limes in the neck of the bottle just for shits. Not recommended.

stakem, Jun 23, 2012
Photo of BostonHops
1.5/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

12oz bottle served in a mug.

pours your typical AAL/ light lager clear straw yellow (even lighter, if that's possible) while yielding a thin fizzy head that lapses immediately and leave zero lacing. the nose offers nothing. i mean nothing. after nearly snorting the beer up my nose i detect a hint of grain.

flavor? misnomer. similar to the aroma, there just is an absence of it. some sweetness and exceptionally subtle corn notes. light bodied mouthfeel with medium-high carbonation.

overall, complete waste of time. the only thing it has going for it is that it's not actively repulsive. this one was offered to me and i accepted having never had it. don't waste your time.

BostonHops, Jun 23, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -32.1%

beerhunter13, Jun 22, 2012
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1/5  rDev -45.7%

hiphopj5, Jun 20, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev +22.3%

Jeff22, Jun 19, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -18.5%

carteravebrew, Jun 19, 2012
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1/5  rDev -45.7%

Tron, Jun 19, 2012
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2/5  rDev +8.7%

zbooks, Jun 17, 2012
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1/5  rDev -45.7%

NeverSettle, Jun 17, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -32.1%

elguapo57, Jun 17, 2012
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1/5  rDev -45.7%

Gww1864, Jun 13, 2012
Michelob Ultra from Anheuser-Busch
47 out of 100 based on 1,868 ratings.