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:
#44,140
Reviews:
164
Ratings:
365
pDev:
27.47%
Bros Score:
2.74
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
49
Trade:
0
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3.33/5  rDev +42.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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2.5/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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

Photo of fthegiants
2.75/5  rDev +18%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Muny
1/5  rDev -57.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of connecticutpoet
2.52/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of smithj4
2.32/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of EnriqueVC
2.49/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of MizzouBrew
2.6/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Nmelione
2.26/5  rDev -3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Uniobrew31
2.71/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of lemmy187
2.46/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.69/5  rDev +58.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 5

I'll unashamedly admit it : I am a fan of Michelob. I like Michelob products and even their "Ultra" offering. I am on a low carb and low yeast diet to dispel a small yeast infection in my gut so I'm stuck with beers like this for a little while.

Appearance : Initially pours a two fingered head, very fluffy and frothy. Within a minute's time the head evaporates into a tiny ring. The body is mostly transparent, and the color of brackish water. Slightly copper, like a glass that has had old pennies sitting in it for a day. Not the best start.

Aroma : It smells mostly like Michelob Ultra with some lightly roasted grain. There's rice, barley, banana, and toasted malt, a caramel sticky-bun sweetness, and very faint grassy hop aroma.

Flavor : The dry, grassy, pasty character comes out immediately - typical Mich Ultra characteristics. Cooked rice, faint caramel, toffee, and a slight nuttiness. These are all in the midst of a rather washed out profile, but its all there.

Mouthfeel : Very fizzy to start, and then washes out a bit and ends slightly parched. I can feel a tender dryness attacking the sides of my mouth as it settles.

Overall : Nobody really goes into detail drinking these things. I mean they're meant as a low carb, low calorie option when necessary and for that reason I really must commend Michelob. Crafts are great until you get some unfortunate events that take away those joys for a little while - and thank God for products like these that still allow me to drink beer once in awhile. Thus the '5' overall.

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

Photo of Jason_cs
2.02/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of hardy008
1.9/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Nothing too exciting here, it was about what I expected.

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Photo of nicholas2121
3.33/5  rDev +42.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Michelob Ultra Amber brewed by Anheuser-Busch, with an ABV of 4.00% This brew pours out a deep amber color, with a nice white head. The color is darker than what I was expecting, not saying that is a bad thing. Ultra Amber smell is light with grains and malts. There is a faint hit of hops, and sweetness in this brew. The taste of Michelob Ultra Amber is light and smooth, you pick up hits of grains and malts. The mouthfeel of Michelob Ultra Amber is smooth clean and refreshing. Not much too this brew, not saying that is a bad thing. There is nothing overpowering about this brew. Michelob Ultra Amber is a nice smooth drinking brew, it is what it is a light brew. Overall I'm giving Michelob Ultra Amber a 3.5 out of 5. I would buy this brew again.

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Photo of KCCO_JSV
2.65/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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

Photo of ALC82
2.38/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of IPA1978
2/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of chuckgietzen
1.99/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of Mebuzzard
1.92/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of RonaldTheriot
2.75/5  rDev +18%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Michelob Ultra Amber has a medium, off-white head, a clear, bubbly, amber appearance, and a few lacing streaks left behind on the glass. The aroma is weak, but mild, sweet roastiness and faint grain can be detected. Taste is also thin, but generalized grain, a ghost of caramel, and the ever so slightest breath of hop bitterness is present. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Michelob Ultra Amber finishes crisp, clean, and refreshing. It’s pretty dull.

RJT

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Photo of BeerWithMike
2.95/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Sampled this evening on 12/29/14. I had different Michelob's before but not sure about this one. Well, it here it is. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a vintage 'Michelob' thump-print goblet glass.

Pours a lighter to medium amber in color with a thin white cap that settles down to just a ring around the glass. Not much lacing is seen, just a couple of very light spots. The aroma isn't really all that much, just a hint of roasted malts and caramel. Pretty much is said for the taste. Actually isn't all that bad and probbaly the best of the 'Ultra' Micks. Lighter-bodied with decent carbonation. It's drinkable but that is about all I am going to go with.

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