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Michelob Ultra - Anheuser-Busch

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BA SCORE
46
awful

1,612 Ratings
THE BROS
36
awful

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Ratings: 1,612
Reviews: 534
rAvg: 1.83
pDev: 37.7%
Wants: 9
Gots: 59 | 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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alexanf

Mississippi

1.25/5  rDev -31.7%

07-27-2013 16:41:01 | More by alexanf
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Dools9

Massachusetts

1.5/5  rDev -18%

07-27-2013 01:18:59 | More by Dools9
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rgille2

Ohio

2/5  rDev +9.3%

07-27-2013 00:18:45 | More by rgille2
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Jackal

West Virginia

1/5  rDev -45.4%

07-26-2013 05:39:48 | More by Jackal
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Taz_Michael

California

1.25/5  rDev -31.7%

07-24-2013 19:37:13 | More by Taz_Michael
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cwblack1212

Utah

2.25/5  rDev +23%

07-22-2013 21:26:38 | More by cwblack1212
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Andrew526

Michigan

2/5  rDev +9.3%

07-22-2013 14:18:13 | More by Andrew526
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Miami66

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev +91.3%

07-21-2013 16:37:37 | More by Miami66
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

1.75/5  rDev -4.4%

07-21-2013 01:49:47 | More by williamjbauer
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jmccullough108

Missouri

1.25/5  rDev -31.7%

07-19-2013 15:12:27 | More by jmccullough108
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josh692

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev +9.3%

07-19-2013 15:09:43 | More by josh692
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Jersh67

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +104.9%

07-19-2013 01:26:20 | More by Jersh67
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -18%

07-17-2013 20:25:04 | More by gpblackgt
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

2.25/5  rDev +23%

07-17-2013 05:31:12 | More by bmjivi221
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mpayne5

Indiana

1/5  rDev -45.4%

07-13-2013 17:46:20 | More by mpayne5
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

3/5  rDev +63.9%

07-13-2013 11:19:30 | More by MarkyMOD
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apasternak

District of Columbia

1/5  rDev -45.4%

07-12-2013 22:29:58 | More by apasternak
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TheRevMatt

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev +63.9%

07-12-2013 21:13:50 | More by TheRevMatt
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MusicaleMike

Pennsylvania

2.96/5  rDev +61.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Crystal clear pale straw color. Some little carbonation visible. White head was about a finger thick, then falls to a thin layer on top. One of the lightest light beers I've ever had. Oddly enough, I've got some Brussels lace towards the bottom of the pint.

Aroma when poured into a glass is not the most appealing. Smells metallic at first. Under that is a grainy, huskiness that doesn't promise much in the way of flavor.

The taste is not as bad as the aroma (thank god) and in fact has a pleasant taste overall, even if that taste is extremely light. Very crisp, light body. Smooth finish with only a little bite of carbonation. Light on flavor, fairly dry, but subtle suggestions of sweet malt. I believe this has rice instead of corn as an adjunct, which minimizes the overly sweet corn flavor in many light beers. This has just enough taste to pull through the light category and I'm not picking up much metallic flavor as is pretty common in light beers. Not much of an aftertaste to speak of, and leaves the palette almost as soon as it gets there.

This is nowhere near the worst beer out there, even in the light beer category. I found it pleasant enough to consume, and pretty terrible to smell. Most people who drink this probably don't pour it into a glass, so smell isn't something they are thinking about. I would not be buying this again, however, if I was in the situation of drinking light beer I know I'd be safe with this one.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2013 14:28:41 | More by MusicaleMike
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acknight

Indiana

1/5  rDev -45.4%

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

Massachusetts

1.75/5  rDev -4.4%

07-09-2013 14:45:27 | More by doremite
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

1/5  rDev -45.4%

07-08-2013 23:22:29 | More by WOLFGANG
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nyyfanatic213

New York

1/5  rDev -45.4%

07-08-2013 22:49:44 | More by nyyfanatic213
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

1.93/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Clear nearly transparent yellow colored brew. White fizzy short lived head. Aroma of dry cereal grains, namely corn and rice with some malt. There is a small note of grass. In the flavor, grain driven sweetness with a flash of mildly bitter hop that was a surprise. The flavor is quite light and goes away quickly. Watery, over carbonated body. Not the greatest beer here. My friend saw me drinking a bottle of this and grabbed it out of my hand and threw it into the back yard. I'd consider him a good friend and an even better person.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2013 03:12:06 | More by Stinkypuss
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martinproulx15

Maryland

2/5  rDev +9.3%

07-07-2013 23:07:15 | More by martinproulx15
Michelob Ultra from Anheuser-Busch
46 out of 100 based on 1,612 ratings.