Michelob Light

Michelob LightMichelob Light
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Missouri, United States
Light Lager
Ranked #149
Ranked #30,251
2.2 | pDev: 34.09%
Apr 23, 2023
Aug 17, 2001
Michelob LightMichelob Light
Notes: Michelob Light is brewed with pale, kilned two-row barley malt and noble European hops.
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Ratings by Coldcoffee:
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Reviewed by Coldcoffee from North Carolina

2.47/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
Michelob Light is a light beer that tastes more like beer than most light beers. Nicely carbonated, without much of a "burn" on the tastebuds. Just a tiny hint of sweetness to the flavor. If you're an IPA guy (or gal), it'll be far too weak for your preference. But it's not as watery as, say, Busch Light. Goes down smooth after a day of yardwork, and a good beer to enjoy with a burger and fries. Very inoffensive. But at around $12-$13 a twelver, a bit more expensive than some light beers. But, it also tastes just a little more satisfying than most light beers. It's also a little better from a glass bottle than from a can. It's not amazing, but it's definitely not bad.
Oct 07, 2019
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Reviewed by DMFF from New York

3.29/5  rDev +49.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Ended up picking up another Mystery 6pk and I found one of these within. I haven't had one of these since 2009 and I remember enjoying it for what it was.

L: Pours a clear golden with a rocky, 2 finger white head that dissipates quickly into a very thin, white ring. Minimal lacing to be seen.

S: Subtly sweet malt bread comes first on the nose with mildly spicy and floral noble hops to follow. Fairly pleasant.

T: The flavors follow the nose to a T with the mild malt bread beginning and the mild noble hops finish. I rather enjoy it for the style.

F: Medium-light bodied, ample carbonation, smooth, yet finishes short and crisp. Easily sessionable. Quite refreshing!

O: This is pretty fair offering for a Light Lager. Is it the absolute best of Light Lagers available? No, but it is fair. If I went to a friend's house and they offered me this, I wouldn't mind having one. It isn't nearly as terrible as many have made it out to be. It's great on a hot day and has a great flavor profile, albeit a mild one. Give it a try while grilling out in the summer heat. It's very refreshing.
Apr 23, 2023
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Reviewed by oinick

4.26/5  rDev +93.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
This is a fabulous beer, much better than most mass marketed brands. It has way, way more taste than other light beers such as Bud Light or Coors Light. Really it has sort of a premium quality to it. Remember, "weekends were made for Michelob".
Feb 12, 2023
Rated: 2 by carolinabeerguy from North Carolina

Jan 06, 2023
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Reviewed by Skibob13 from Michigan

5/5  rDev +127.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
I think Anheuser-Busch needs to do away with Michelob ultra and start producing more Michelob light I heard secondhand they’re going to do away with Michelob light that be a huge mistake
Dec 23, 2022
Rated: 1.08 by Beergod420 from Michigan

Nov 06, 2022
Rated: 3.42 by Rainintheface from Florida

Sep 13, 2022
Rated: 2.5 by LAM01833 from Massachusetts

Aug 01, 2022
Rated: 2.37 by not2quick from Missouri

Jul 09, 2022
Rated: 3.22 by TP2MSU from Michigan

Apr 23, 2022
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Reviewed by AccipiterofBeer from New York

2.89/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
L: 3.5 Golden body with ample carbonation and a sudsy white head
S: 2. Nothing much to speak of. Not pleasant.
T: 3.25 Pretty sweet. Corn syrup. Barley.
F: 3. Medium bodied. Heavy mouthfeel for a light lager.
O: 3. Prefer the Original lager, but if you're looking for something like it with even less alcohol by volume then this is your best bet.
Feb 24, 2022
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Reviewed by Pamlynne1961

5/5  rDev +127.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
I hope 5 was the highest rating because I love Michelob Light! I’ve been drinking it since I began socially drinking. I hope that it will still be available because I’m not a fan of Michelob Ultra.
Jan 23, 2022
Rated: 2 by smcel371 from New York

Dec 31, 2021
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Rated by bluestringer from Georgia

4.33/5  rDev +96.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Great beer. Drink it as cold as you can get it on a hot 105 degree Georgia day, can't be beat.
Oct 08, 2021
Rated: 3.19 by blissfulNemo from Michigan

Oct 03, 2021
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Reviewed by jkblr from Indiana

2.8/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75
12oz bottle coded 21214 poured into a pokal glass at just above fridge temp 4.1% ABV per label. The beer pours brilliantly bright pale straw yellow with nearly white head. The head recedes to a pencil thin ring and single layer of tiny bubbles. The aroma is faint with floral hops and sweet grain. The taste is semisweet pale malt with a pretty quick hit of watery diacetyl and some floral and grassy notes. Mild bitterness. The mouthfeel is thin bodied with above average carbonation and a not so dry finish. Overall, poor. Movie butter popcorn is the prevailing note here. Soapy and sticky on the tongue. Ice cold or with food, you may have something, but there are way better light beers to enjoy.
Sep 16, 2021
Rated: 3.4 by Gemini6 from Michigan

Sep 14, 2021
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Reviewed by chum_husk from Minnesota

1.77/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 1
12oz silver can

So light it's almost clear. So light it smells like a glass of water you dipped an ear of corn into. So light it tastes like a water glass with pennies in the bottom. So light... you get the picture

I hate this beer
Jul 31, 2021
Rated: 2.7 by Hazey92 from New York

Jul 22, 2021
Rated: 4.05 by Dudon from Maine

Apr 09, 2021
Rated: 2 by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania

Sep 26, 2020
Rated: 2 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

Sep 26, 2020
Rated: 2.25 by Velivolus1 from Vermont

Jul 19, 2020
Rated: 3.33 by rooster1970 from Alabama

Jul 05, 2020
Rated: 1.88 by Preeyae from Illinois

Feb 21, 2020
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Rated by Kennyskywalker

4.13/5  rDev +87.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Great light beer, good taste and goes great with seafood/ crab legs!
Jan 28, 2020
Rated: 2.55 by SFC21 from Florida

Oct 26, 2019
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Reviewed by Bouleboubier from New Jersey

3.69/5  rDev +67.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
(12 oz bottle; 19222; purchased cold single... split-poured between shaker and Stella Artois glass)

L: polished-clear, pale yellow-amber liquid; head fizzles away immediately during pour... thin collar keeps, very little lace

S: mild bready pale/pils malt with a vague, subtle lemon note; surprising definition

T: dry malt backbone, with a bit of a muffin-like toasted edge... upon second sip, that curious, delicate lemon note appears in the finish... hint of green grass in the aftertaste as it goes; mild bitterness, lasting malt flavor

F: light-bodied but not thin; quick-finishing, soft sudsy lift, bit of latent gas... kind of on par with a regular adjunct lager

O: all that's missing is a packet of sugar and we might have a lemon muffin lager here... as far as light lagers go, I could do this again - not bad at all, actually relatively flavorful (1558)
Oct 09, 2019
Rated: 3.15 by wt_atc from Alabama

Aug 15, 2019
Rated: 2.7 by craigbelly from Iowa

Jul 27, 2019
Rated: 2.25 by Velivolus from Vermont

Jul 08, 2019
Rated: 2.09 by jmc65267 from Georgia

May 26, 2019
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Reviewed by Buckeye55 from North Carolina

2.85/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
I like this brew ok, it almost gets to the average of 3. Fuller with more flavor than the other big macro lights. Overall right with BL and CL for me.
May 04, 2019
Rated: 1.89 by alexsergio from New York

May 04, 2019
Rated: 2.12 by Hefsbeercaps from Ohio

Mar 23, 2019
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Rated by DrKingfish51 from Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev +90%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Crisp and refreshing. I love it! To hell with all you snobs.
Mar 12, 2019
Rated: 2.75 by CoasterGuy from Pennsylvania

Jan 23, 2019
Rated: 2.1 by KMcGrath from Massachusetts

Dec 04, 2018
Michelob Light from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 54 out of 100 with 920 ratings