Michelob Light | Anheuser-Busch

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58
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865 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
865
Reviews:
198
Avg:
2.35
pDev:
31.49%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
137
For Trade:
0
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1.7/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

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1.77/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

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1.78/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

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3/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Beerwithoutallthehops
1.11/5  rDev -52.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

I am not sure why AB has treated their Michelob offering this way. I can not find the lager anywhere. If I happen across it, it is in 12 pack - ONLY!!!!!!!!! Now, on a lark, I decide to try their "light" version of this (once) classic brew. After trying it....... um......... maybe something (ANYTHING!!) else??

There is no aroma or "nose", the color is light and so is the flavor (if there is any!!!) of this.......um..... drink? It is not bad, but that is only because it is in "stealth" mode. You cant see it, smell or taste it, but it is in your glass, really, it is. I promise. I tried one bottle. I could have the same experience by drinking a glass of water. Well, the water would be a little cheaper.

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2/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of seakayak
2.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of bjm2133
1.85/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Exeggutor
2.09/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2

Photo of vabeerguy
2.43/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

To be fair, I do not consume a lot of light beer. However, in an attempt to recapture my youth I decided to try this beer again. Poured from a bottle into a nonic pint glass. Color is a pale yellow. No noticeable malt or hop taste. That said, it is probably one of the better light beers on the market. It could make a good session beer but there are many, tasty craft beers that could also do the same.

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2.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of firkingroovin
1.94/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

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1.79/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

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1.68/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of fthegiants
2.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of chuckgietzen
2.16/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Muny
1/5  rDev -57.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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2.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3.06/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Watery beer that is very easy to drink if you consume a case of beer every night and like to pretend you are a badass. I buy this when I'm broke and want to get drunk, but I'll be the first to admit that I'm drinking a low end domestic beer. As far as low cheap beers go though, this is one of the better light beers I think.

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2.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of bplabernie
2.9/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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1.77/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

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1.79/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of ordybill
2.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Golden colored water that resembles a watered down beer. This is a perfect beer for those who are scared of beer that has flavor. Not a good beer at all.

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Photo of chipper17257
2/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Michelob Light from Anheuser-Busch
2.35 out of 5 based on 865 ratings.
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