Michelob Ultra Amber | Anheuser-Busch

Michelob Ultra AmberMichelob Ultra Amber
BA SCORE
2.33/5
365 Ratings
Michelob Ultra AmberMichelob Ultra Amber
BEER INFO

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

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed using the finest two-row and dark-roasted specialty malts for color, and a blend of imported and premium United States-grown noble aroma hops for balance and flavor.

Added by murphysbleachers on 01-26-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,075
Reviews:
164
Ratings:
365
pDev:
27.47%
Bros Score:
2.74
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
49
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 365 |  Reviews: 164
Photo of jbehlar
3.06/5  rDev +31.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of dwarren1969
2.38/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of ronjohn
4/5  rDev +71.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of choll
4.05/5  rDev +73.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Smooth drinking. Sweet taste and a bit creamy.

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Photo of anakincane
3.06/5  rDev +31.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Davedrinkinbeer
3.71/5  rDev +59.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nater919
1.78/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Squire123
3.36/5  rDev +44.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Deep red gold color with only the briefest appearance of a white cap that quickly goes away.

Definite hit of caramel in the aroma with a touch of hop spice.

Tastes like Yuengling Light without the hops. The sweet caramel in the nose appears dryer on the palate. Entry is light caramel cloaked in bubley carbonation. Hops don't really show at all except in the aroma. The upside is a complete lack of bitterness or harshness in the flavor, finish or aftertaste.

I will call the body medium but I believe that's in part due to the high carbonation giving a mouth filling sensation.

Overall an improvement I think over the other Mich Ultra stablemates. It simply has more of everything in the way of appearance and flavor while staying within the limited boundaries of low carb/low calorie/low alcohol. Now, I understand the attraction for these things. Using walking as a means of daily exercise I know how much effort it takes to burn off 100 calories but, taking all things into consideration, I'd rather have a full strength Yuengling and walk a little further.

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Photo of White_Whiskey
2.78/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of harpus
2.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Jeremiah_Nelson
2/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of zaraspook
2.77/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of nozzle420
1.12/5  rDev -51.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This stuff looks like light brown carbonated water, smells faintly of beer and tastes like stale water with a mild alkaline bite. Has the mouth feel of Perrier. I was offered this at a friend's house. He is not my friend anymore. This is a chick beer for chicks that wanna be beer drinkers. If this were the only beer in the world I would drink wine. Cannot recommend.

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Photo of Colin32
2.51/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of TWStandley
1.16/5  rDev -50.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of cdub70085
3.31/5  rDev +42.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JordanlikesAles
2.29/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of EricB22
2.82/5  rDev +21%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Good beer to try if 1 likes an IPA style beer but wants to cut calories. Has a decent IPA taste for those who enjoy IPAs vs domestic lagers. It's a far cry from even Yuengling or Sam Adams, but the low carb 95 calories facts of this beer really make this a good compromise. This beer has about 30 less calories than Sam Light light so not a bad choice to have in the fridge. My score is rounded slightly up because of the low cal issue. As others mentioned, it has a carbonated taste that detracts little from its natural taste.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
2.44/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Mild amber appearance, a little thin for an amber ale, but thick for a light beer. Good head, 3/5", solid clarity. Aroma was mildly sweet, mixture of grain and caramel.

Taste was a thin mildly sweet experience, far from chewy or hoppy. One of those weird situations where it is hearty for a light beer, but thin for an amber lager. Noble hops are well placed if not under utilized at the same time.

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Photo of Greasy
2.69/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Raime
3/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Left at my house. Acceptable.

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Photo of SMH_NWI
2.46/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Zazzi82
2.15/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of CIBoy10
3.7/5  rDev +58.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A super light macro brew that actually has some body and flavor. Based on what I was expecting, I was presently surprised by this offering. Solid malt and grain profile.

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Photo of BEER88
1.58/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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Michelob Ultra Amber from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 2.33 out of 5 with 365 ratings
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