Michelob Golden Draft Light | Anheuser-Busch

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Michelob Golden Draft LightMichelob Golden Draft Light
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%
 
 
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10
Gots:
47
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1/5  rDev -58.2%

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1/5  rDev -58.2%

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1/5  rDev -58.2%

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1/5  rDev -58.2%

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1/5  rDev -58.2%

Photo of icemonkey908
1.05/5  rDev -56.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

This beer is extremely popular in Minnesota. Growing up around here, it is was by far the most common beer around. I have not been able to figure out the appeal of this beer. I have had many chances to sample it, since it is usually the free beer being provided at events.

Comes in a plastic cup, straw yellow and fizzy looking. The odor is extremely mild, almost non existent. Maybe there is a little rice or something, but nothing pleasant. The taste is what really brings this beer down. The first couple sips are bearable, but the beer just continues to get funkier and funkier. The only way to drink this beer is really fast when it is really cold. Otherwise, don't bother at all.

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Photo of arvjunk
1.06/5  rDev -55.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Appearance - poured in a pint glass, light golden yellow, thick fluffy white head. Goes away almost as fast as it came

Smell - muted, grassy, boring. Nothing special about and about what you expect

Taste - it has that weird quality that comes from the corn being a major part of the recipe. It's a little funky, kind of buttery and really weird (for me at least). There isn't anything in the taste that is appealing to me

Mouthfeel - smooth and creamy. Carbonation is prickly on the tongue

Overall - there is absolutely nothing about this beer that is enjoyable for me. I don't judge those that enjoy it, but it is not for me

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1.13/5  rDev -52.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

had this over the weekend too.....probably the worst beer ever made....maybe even worse than coors light. it's like drinking bad tasting seltzer water. i imagine the only redeeeming quality of this beer is..........um..........well i can't think of one right now, but it was free anyway.

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1.19/5  rDev -50.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

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1.25/5  rDev -47.7%

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1.25/5  rDev -47.7%

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1.25/5  rDev -47.7%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

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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 feloniousmonk
1.48/5  rDev -38.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

There we are at the Buffalo, MN American Foreign Legion Lodge for my niece's wedding reception, and the common misconception is that the only beer that is provided gratis is this, the most popular beer in Minnesota, and the only thing on tap. The tap handle said "Michelob Golden Light", no "Draft", which made me wonder if it was another beer...nope, just more confusion.
Pale yellow, in the plastic cup, with a slim head.
No aroma.
All water, all the time....a glint of beery flavor appears, then blinks away in an instant..this is definitely for people who don't care what they put in their mouths, and haven't a clue, nor care, how much better beer can be...
...anyone who thinks they're drinking beer when they drink this?...I just pray for them...
...just picture the clamor when we realized the whole bar was free, and there was no need to stick to this swill!

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1.5/5  rDev -37.2%

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