Michelob Light | Anheuser-Busch

Michelob LightMichelob Light
BA SCORE
2.16/5
869 Ratings
Michelob LightMichelob Light
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch
Missouri, United States
anheuser-busch.com

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

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

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-16-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,106
Reviews:
197
Ratings:
869
pDev:
33.33%
Bros Score:
2.42
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
142
Trade:
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Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – Pours a light golden-yellow color with a two finger pure white head. The head fades over about a two minute time frame to leave a rather surprisingly god level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell –The aroma is very light. The light detectable smells are of a bread, corn, paper, caramel and light citrus hop smell.

Taste – The taste begins with a tiny bit of a bready flavor consisting mainly of a corny sweet flavor. As the flavors advanced the sweetness grew even stronger more toward the middle with some other light fruit flavors as well as some light caramel flavor coming to the tongue. The taste is rather sweet from here to the end, leaving a rather sweet flavor of corn, caramel, and some fruit with very little of any other flavors to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is on the average to above average side for a light brew (but still on the thinner side overall) with a carbonation level that is on the average side. The slightly thicker body for a light brew accentuates some of the sweeter corn and papery flavors a bit to heavily, where a lighter body and a bit more carbonation would have better hidden these and created a more refreshing style brew.

Overall – Higher in sweetness but lower in refreshment for a beer of the “light” category. A little too much corn and papery taste combined with the off feel make this brew one to likely avoid.

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Michelob Light from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 2.16 out of 5 with 869 ratings
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