Michelob (Original Lager) - Anheuser-Busch
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Reviews by DoubleJ:
3.4/5 rDev +27.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
I purcahsed a six-pack of this yesterday in anticapation of the Super Bowl. I only drank one during the game, and have a good number remaining in the my fridge, one of which will be used as a review. Love the eye catching teardrop bottle AB's put this beer into (and changing it back to all-malt for good measure). On to the beer:
This beer is a clearish pale blonde color, topped by a 1.5 cm head with modest retention. Aroma has a little husk and some sweetness to it. The taste is light, but non-offensive. Light grain husk, a touch of alcohol, more sweet malt. Hops are light to produce a delicate bitterness. Lightish to medium bodied with a bit of a snappy mouthfeel, and very easy to drink.
For a mass-produced beer, this isn't bad at all. No off-flavors, clean, and extremely sessionable.
Serving type: bottle
02-04-2008 04:28:13 | More by DoubleJ
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3.65/5 rDev +36.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
My inaugural BeerAdvocate review! I figured I'd pick the first beer I ever had.
Bottle 13320 (November 16th, 2013?) CFQ3, from a standard shaker glass.
Appearance: Pours a deep gold, totally clear, 1/2" head, fades to a lingering foam. LOTS of carbonation.
Aroma: Mild, slight "stale beer" smell, slightly adjuncty/grainy.
Taste: Decent maltiness; fairly sweet on arrival, stays sweet across mid-palate. Grainy. rich/thick. Slight hoppy bitterness at the end. Not what I would call a "clean" finish - it sticks with you a while.
Mouthfeel: Slick and extremely carbonated. Foamy. Mid-weight, not too heavy, but decidedly heavier than PBR or Budweiser.
Overall: Three things strike me: (1) It is pretty decent for what it is ($7.50/6-pack!); (2) it is not going to win any awards; and (3) it tastes exactly as I remember it as a youngster, taking a sip of Dad's. Beer snobs everywhere can flame on, but I like this casual and unpretentious beer. It is greater than the sum of its parts.
Serving type: bottle
03-21-2014 03:18:39 | More by SaltofOH
Michelob (Original Lager) from Anheuser-Busch
63 out of 100 based on 804 ratings.