Michelob Ultra | Anheuser-Busch

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47
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2,324 Ratings
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Michelob UltraMichelob Ultra
BEER INFO

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

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed using the finest barley malt, select grains, all-imported hops and a pure-cultured yeast strain. The special choice of grains combined with the extended mashing process produces a smooth, refreshing beer with fewer carbohydrates.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-19-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,324
Reviews:
611
Avg:
1.85
pDev:
39.46%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
527
For Trade:
0
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Photo of drXploit
1.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

I decided to buy this because my protruding stomach was giving me a guilt trip while I was at the neighborhood grocery store. I remembered the commercials that used to advertise this very long ago, which showed joggers *laugh* enjoying these "low-carb" brews.

Look: Looks like water that came out of a faucet with a busted pipe.
Smell: Smells like dirty water.
Taste: Basically tastes like someone grinded up a loaf of bread, and then strained water through the mulch.
Feel: Has a slightly carbonated feel on my tongue. Crisp, very light.

Overall: If you're trying to cut down on the carbs, just don't drink. I wouldn't suggest this except for the beer drinker that doesn't like to have much flavor (newbies I guess). It's not undrinkable, but for a beer connoisseur it'll be like drinking water.

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Photo of raylpendleton
3.09/5  rDev +67%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mark-MGD
2.4/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

Good if you are making shandy.

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Photo of bigal_96
1.94/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of GulDukat88
3.82/5  rDev +106.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jagada
3/5  rDev +62.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Parmesan
1.06/5  rDev -42.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

L: A light yellow almost puss color with a fizzy white head that dissipates slowly.

S: Almost no aroma a little grain and corn and sweetness.

T: Sweet and watery with very little flavor

F: Very light and watery.

O: This is basically water.

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Photo of BruceWayneJim
3.84/5  rDev +107.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spencer96
1.68/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of edthehead
2/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of AlexeiRoquentin
2.06/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jbehlar
3.36/5  rDev +81.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Elneely88
2.19/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of gangstabobangsta
3.63/5  rDev +96.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of andrewh995
1.94/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a straw yellow. Smells of malt and nothing else. Tastes of bready malts and water. Light bodied with medium carbonation. Overall it's a pretty sub par beer but I prefer it to bud.

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Photo of Majestic
2.27/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of ronjohn
4/5  rDev +116.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It tastes like "beer flavored carbonated water." Inoffensive and uninspiring, certainly better than many light beers. You can drink a lot of these without being filled up - so, there's that.

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Photo of BellinghamBiker
2.01/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of bushwack
2.2/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of jeffthepony
2/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Spoda1983
1.52/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of kitekid
2.2/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of BearBrewing
1.78/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of mglenn
2.34/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

it's not as bad as many things. it can be somewhat refreshing and never makes me feel bad.

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Photo of KingBiscuit
2.53/5  rDev +36.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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Michelob Ultra from Anheuser-Busch
1.85 out of 5 based on 2,324 ratings.
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