Michelob Golden Draft Light | Anheuser-Busch

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Michelob Golden Draft Light is a premium cold filtered light lager beer that is brewed using a blend of two-row and six-row barley malt, premium American hops and rice to create its smooth, refreshing taste. It also undergoes a longer brewing process to produce a lighter taste, and fewer calories.

Added by kbub6f on 01-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
300
Reviews:
106
Avg:
2.39
pDev:
35.56%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
47
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 300 |  Reviews: 106
Photo of chippo33
4.28/5  rDev +79.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of harpus
2.5/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of yesterdayfaraway
1.43/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 1.75

L: slightly darker than water, almost clear
A: pungent raw ingredients
T: almost none
F: like water, easy drinking and not filling.
O: it's cold, and drinkable.

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Photo of DoubleJ
2.82/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Tapped fresh from the tank at Anheuser Busch, this is one AB product that I cannot find in California. I curiously took the chance I received, even though being in the same family as Natural LIght, Bud Light, and Michelob Ultra are enough to second guess my thought. On to the beer:

To be blunt, Michelob Golden Draft Light kicks the snot out of its "light/ultra" stablemates. It brings a little ray of hope in the form of light grain with a clean finish and no nasty off-flavors. While it wouldn't convince me to come back from the world of porters and hefeweizens, seeing this at a friend's party would be a huge upgrade from the common swill I stumble upon.

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Photo of Taybeh
2.98/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I never drink light beer and almost never drink macros, but I was on a farmhouse porch, summer was coming to an end, I was staring out at the sun setting over rows and rows of corn, and the "crafty" options were all pretty boring so I figured, what the hell. For what it is, it wasn't bad at all...easy, clean, and some good light two-row maltiness.

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Photo of Jeremiah_Nelson
4/5  rDev +67.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jfettig
2.21/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Dactrius
2.9/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of crow
3.3/5  rDev +38.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of costanzo_mike
2.29/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2

Photo of jgunther71
2/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of BuzzFee
2.25/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Franstone
4.7/5  rDev +96.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best Light beer around.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
1.99/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Weak looking yellow, 1/3" white head on it. Nothing going on in the aroma department.

Taste was equally missing. Nothing off flavor, just no flavor going on. Low alcohol, low beer qualities.

A lot of water going on here, and not much else. The ribbed bottles were funny stuff.

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Photo of tjlee22
3.18/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of hegg4345
2/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Cpt_splding
1.5/5  rDev -37.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of BLarson31
2.05/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of HopliteMpls612
2.31/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of SamAdams1996
2.73/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 4.25

Great for a cheap buzz

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Photo of Justglkn
3.05/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of MattMorin
2.25/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of jrod79
1.91/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of nuebs
2/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of VABA
2/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Michelob Golden Draft Light from Anheuser-Busch
2.39 out of 5 based on 300 ratings.
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