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Michelob Ultra - Anheuser-Busch

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Michelob UltraMichelob Ultra

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1,931 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,931
Reviews: 573
rAvg: 1.85
pDev: 39.46%
Wants: 12
Gots: 213 | 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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Photo of MickeyTheHead
2.21/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Looks great, but not a lot of taste very watery but very drinkable and pretty much everyone will drink it.

Photo of admh1972
4/5  rDev +116.2%

Photo of redluvr
1/5  rDev -45.9%

Photo of edificio5
2/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of maccroz
1/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Embarrassingly, I've tried this shit. What a pitiful excuse for a "beer". Low carb beer? It's worse than decaf coffee. It's worse than sugar-free candy. It's even worse than non-alcoholic beer. It's like seltzer water that got left for 20 years in a septic tank. Nasty shit. Atkins people are going to be the death of modern society.

Photo of Chrisbaggz
1/5  rDev -45.9%

Photo of brownbear_19
2.25/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of tomhartnett
3/5  rDev +62.2%

Photo of Hoshymoto
1.25/5  rDev -32.4%

Photo of Srive009
3.5/5  rDev +89.2%

Photo of GDPete
1.75/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of Andlemc
2/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of ck132286
3/5  rDev +62.2%

Photo of uhhhaaron
1.42/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

consumed 03-30-2009, 12oz bottle into pint glass.

appearance: poured a very light golden color with a little head that quickly dissipated. This was probably the lightest beer i've seen in a while.

smell: there was very little aroma. I managed to get a bit of a grain smell with just a quick hint that it was a beer.

taste: a bit grainy with a slight metallic taste.

mouthfull: very carbonated that left a dry finish. In my opinion this ultra light has very characteristics.

drinkability: the beers best quality, if you can drink water you can drink this beer.

Photo of bretsky07
2/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Tron
1/5  rDev -45.9%

Photo of DaCoach81
1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of FrozenBeanz
1.5/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of Alestorm4069
4.34/5  rDev +134.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Ice cold not bad. Tastes sweet.

Photo of powoo19
3.7/5  rDev +100%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

After three days of drinking, I thought Monday Night Football, I should have something lite. This isn't too bad. It is crisp and smooth. The smell is ok, not too impressive, but not bad. Served ice cold, this is good for low carb "diet beer". The colour is real lite, like a rolling rock.But overall I did enjoy this. I won't drink it all the time, but I will go back..
One more thing, the packaging, the bottle ..etc.. definately make you at least want to try it..
Happy Drinking Folks!

Photo of WinthrHOPHEAD89
1.8/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A - Watered down straw color. Pours like a ginger ale; lots of head and carbonation, then nothing.

S - Aroma is a a little sour. Hints of apple and corn.

T - Very watery. The back end even tastes a bit sour. Leaves an almost oily residue behind. Almost no flavor at all.

M - After the first few sips, this beer goes completwly flat. And since its flavor is watery to begin with, the feel is no different.

O - If you are actually drinking this beer while dieting, I'm sure it would be fine for you, but if you are looking for a tastey sessionable light lager, this is something very worthy of a session, but very much lacking in the flavor department.

Photo of SisuPride
2.2/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

As they say - it is what it is - a low calorie light lager. I thought a lot of the calories in beer were from the alcohol - but this beer will make you think the calories were in the flavor - because this beer has no taste. Way too much carbonation and little substance. Don't reach for this beer unless you are on a diet - even then you may just want to have water instead.

Photo of BEERME528
2.26/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

You can't get much lighter then a Mic Ultra. The color is quite clear and the foam fades away quite quickly. The smell and taste are not too spectacular/there isn't much of either. I would take a Bud Light over this however Ultras or not bad on a hot summer day. They don't fill you up or weigh you down. If you ever get that "uggh, I just drank a fat beer" feeling, you won't get that here. It goes down and feels like water in your belly.

Photo of Mclaughlinpr
1/5  rDev -45.9%

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1/5  rDev -45.9%

Michelob Ultra from Anheuser-Busch
47 out of 100 based on 1,931 ratings.