Michelob Ultra | Anheuser-Busch

Michelob UltraMichelob Ultra
BA SCORE
1.88/5
2,336 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#44,210
Reviews:
613
Ratings:
2,336
pDev:
38.83%
Bros Score:
1.34
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
535
Trade:
0
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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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3.09/5  rDev +64.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mark-MGD
2.4/5  rDev +27.7%
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 +3.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of GulDukat88
3.82/5  rDev +103.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jagada
3/5  rDev +59.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Parmesan
1.06/5  rDev -43.6%
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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3.84/5  rDev +104.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spencer96
1.68/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of edthehead
2/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of AlexeiRoquentin
2.06/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jbehlar
3.36/5  rDev +78.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Elneely88
2.19/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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Michelob Ultra from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 1.88 out of 5 with 2,336 ratings
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