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Michelob Ultra - Anheuser-Busch

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Michelob UltraMichelob Ultra

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1,912 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,912
Reviews: 565
rAvg: 1.85
pDev: 39.46%
Wants: 12
Gots: 193 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-19-2002

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.
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2.34/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Thanks to Tucker for buying a 12 pack of these and usually drinking half of these by the time he gets to wherever we are!

Looks like a very weak, but professional beer, tons of clarity, light watery yellow appearance, thin head. Pour a bunch of water into a normal AAL and this is what it prolly looks like. Aroma, almost nonexistant, but you can get a smidge of barley aroma in it. Its not bad, its just barely present.

Taste, barely anything to taste, but again, it isn't a bad taste, its just extremely watered down. Same with the mouthfeel. When you start to think you can pick up on a small hop zest, you realize its just the massive amount of carbonation they put in. Its like equal parts seltzer water and AAL.

I like this beer when its like 100 degrees out. Or when I need to cleanse my palate. Other than that, I don't understand this beer, but its not bad. Just watered down. Which is bad. Hmmm. Its somewhere between bad and watered down.

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1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

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2.5/5  rDev +35.1%

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1.25/5  rDev -32.4%

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2.25/5  rDev +21.6%

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2/5  rDev +8.1%

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1.75/5  rDev -5.4%

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2.25/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of jmoyer3
1.72/5  rDev -7%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

For a low carb beer with 90 something calories it isn't a horrible choice for cats on a diet. I like to drink them during the week because they don't jack you up and your not killing yourself with late night carbs. That being said I would never order one at a restaurant and short of the principle listed above would probably never drink one other than that.

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2.25/5  rDev +21.6%

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1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

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2/5  rDev +8.1%

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2/5  rDev +8.1%

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1/5  rDev -45.9%

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2/5  rDev +8.1%

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1.75/5  rDev -5.4%

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2.25/5  rDev +21.6%

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1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +89.2%

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1/5  rDev -45.9%

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2.75/5  rDev +48.6%

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1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.2/5  rDev +73%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I appreciate good beer, giving dogfish head 90 minutes IPA a 5/5, but i'm dissapointed to see such low reviews for Mic Ultra. Exactly what did the reviewers expect? This is as advertised: a very light, low carb beer for an active summer (or other season) day when the drinker does not want to feel weighted down/bloated but wants to enjoy a beer. No, this is not the finest craft beer on the planet, but it does not pretend to be. It does not sell itself beyond its label.

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4.25/5  rDev +129.7%

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1.59/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

341ml Bottle from the Ottawa LCBO for 2$

Appearance - Clear very light yellow colour with an average size fizzy white coloured head. There is an above average amount of carbonation showing and there is no lacing. The head lasted for 2-3 minutes.

Smell - Breads/grains, metallic, corn

Taste & Mouth - There is an above average amount of carbonation.. almost like a seltzer.. and I can taste corn mixed with some light fruity notes. There is also a graininess and it ends with a slightly sweet aftertaste.

Overall - This really isn't a beer.. I've never seen a beer that was such a light shade of yellow. The taste is extremely light and the mouthfeel is like a seltzer/soda. Not sure why I picked this one up.. curiosity got the better of me.

Michelob Ultra from Anheuser-Busch
47 out of 100 based on 1,912 ratings.