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Michelob (Original Lager) - Anheuser-Busch

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Michelob (Original Lager)Michelob (Original Lager)

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BA SCORE
63
poor

940 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 940
Reviews: 348
rAvg: 2.64
pDev: 26.89%
Wants: 8
Gots: 54 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Michelob Original Lager is brewed with pale, kilned two-row barley malt and noble European hops.

(Beer added by: Shiloh on 11-28-2001)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Crystal clear, deep yellow body with a decent white head. There's a fair malt note to the aroma, a little like lightly warmed bread. Taste starts out slightly grainy and then gets overtaken by a metallic brightness with a light hop bitterness at the finish. Mouthfeel is light, fizzy, clean, crisp, and dry.

One can hope that appearances may bode well for a beer, but Michelob just doesn't deliver. It's rough around the edges for a lager with too much carbonation in the feel and a metallic twang and bite that really detracts from what malts are used in the grain bill. Complexity and depth -- forget about it. Well, had to revisit this one since I haven't had one (probably) in several decades. Can't say I've missed much of anything over the years...

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Michelob (Original Lager) from Anheuser-Busch
63 out of 100 based on 940 ratings.