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Michelob Ultra | 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): 4.20%

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
Ranking:
#44,871
Reviews:
617
Ratings:
2,347
pDev:
38.83%
Bros Score:
1.34
 
 
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Photo of gboley
1.37/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of JoeyJellico
2.88/5  rDev +53.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3

Photo of henrycjones4
2.67/5  rDev +42%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Michelob Ultra is no doubt the best American beer for the golf course. The bottle has got a very preppy look that I would associate with wealth, despite it's very cheap price tag. Michelob Ultra is very, very light and has a strong watery taste with little to no taste that goes down very smooth. It is very inoffensive which is exactly what a Light Lager should be.

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Photo of Jackiestander
3.35/5  rDev +78.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DoctorRobert1969
2.75/5  rDev +46.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

This is perfectly fine if you don't mind bland and almost tasteless beer. I mean, it's low in carbs so that's something.

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Photo of SexyBadMotherFunker
5/5  rDev +166%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I funkin like it. Don’t get scared from the word “ultra”. It’s basically just light beer. Tastes refreshing. Not all beers have to be douchey micro brews. Don’t get me wrong, there’s some better beers out there, but this beer has its place. When I read reviews, it’s funny that everyone thinks their an expert. It’s beer bro! It’s either drinkable, or dump that shit down the sink. If I was drinking for the soul purpose to get funked up, it wouldn’t be with beer.

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Photo of BenHoppy
1.75/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of cryptichead
1.75/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Moir1994CT
2.12/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Now even though the rating I gave this beer, I still like to drink it on occasion in the summer every once in a while. Its one of the better lite/diet beers per say. As in my opinion most lite or diet beers taste really bad. This one atleast has little taste. So thats better than bad taste in my opinion. But its so light and airy that for the summer it isnt bad. I'll get it if its on sale or something but thats it. Its a good beer for people who dont like beer or doesnt drink much i guess.

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Photo of sglooney316
1.85/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

L: Light yellow, weak foam

S: Corn, Rice, Weak smell of hops

T: Taste of grains, weak hops, light carbonation

F: Light to medium

O: Personally, the beer I serve to a large crowd on Sunday night sports events, won't feel bloated the next day on the start of your work week.

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Photo of APH
1.97/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of DerwinWentworth
1/5  rDev -46.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of cgrunin
1.92/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of T-34-85
1.77/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Viperman1316
1.81/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of RyanKininger
2.85/5  rDev +51.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Photo of puck1225
1.89/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass, one of my wife's beers. A small step up in taste from water! The initial smell was sweet and grassy and pleasant. Very light yellow color, brief head and very little lacing. Slightly lemony taste, not much else. Thank the Lord for the craft beer industry!

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Photo of dubnation
1.91/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of dwarren1969
1.5/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of greevon
3.35/5  rDev +78.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CamRun
3.25/5  rDev +72.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of taters21
1.51/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1

Pours a pale yellow color with literally no head at all, how is this possible?
Smells faintly of light lager yeast, light barley, and a bit of apple.
Tastes of seltzer, and liquified crackers.
Mouthfeel is thin, watery, finishes crisp and carbonated though.
Overall, this isn't beer, Coors light even has more flavor than this.

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Photo of n2pux
1.3/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of drXploit
1.85/5  rDev -1.6%
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 +64.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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Michelob Ultra from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 1.88 out of 5 with 2,347 ratings
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