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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Photo of caburdette51
1/5  rDev -46.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Golfontap
2.9/5  rDev +54.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
2.58/5  rDev +37.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

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

Photo of hawks19
1.64/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2

I hate Michelob Ultra it's so bad! It's like beer flavored water was watered down! HA!
Everyone look how cool I am! I'm hating things that other people are bashing! And, uh.... Nickelback sucks! Only people at Nickelback concerts drink Michelob Ultra!
Am I cool now, please someone tell me I'm cool....

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Photo of Mark-Leggett
1.59/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of JTomczak
1.46/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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

Photo of LeoCobZar
1.03/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of nousername
3.3/5  rDev +75.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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

My personal favo(u)rite. The perfect light beer. A good substitute for water.

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

I drink this while working out, climbing mountains, running marathons, scuba diving in the south pacific, racing my yacht, winning the tour de france, putting decals on my WRX, fly fishing in Mongolia, paragliding from the top of Mt Everest, trading stocks on the NYSE, telling you I graduated from the University of Michigan, and numerous other elite activities.

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Photo of EmeraldMist
1.24/5  rDev -34%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1

Look - Super pale clear light gold in color. No head or lacing from the pour.
Smell - Slightly metallic, hint of rice
Taste - Vague white rice, seltzer water. No bitterness or sweetness.
Feel - Thin and watery, Would benefit from more carbonation.

Overall - The only plus is that it isn't offensive.

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Photo of Noooddle
2.02/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Strigiform_Witness
2.28/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of jeffreyhill021
1.87/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

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

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

Bought a 2x4 to sample this fine brew..

Take 1 oz of any light beer and pour 23oz if water in it and you can make your own mich ultra.

This is the most pale flavorless beer I've ever tried..

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Photo of LWagoner
3.59/5  rDev +91%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nater919
1.09/5  rDev -42%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of jkblr
2.65/5  rDev +41%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Two 12 oz cans born on 1/16/17 poured into a Michelob wheat beer glass at fridge temp. Pour is almost completely translucent with only a watery straw color. Head is white and short lived. Some lacing is present which is a surprise for something this thin. Smell is very faint of apples or pears, no corn or sweetness. Taste is almost absent. I'm not sure I can name a single taste. I suppose that is the goal of this beer. It is just barely tart with a hint of bitterness to offset what little malt was used. Mouthfeel is a watered down version of the soapy/oily feel one would expect from an AAL. It's only barely there as well. Overall, it is what it is, the ultimate manifestation of the AAL for folks who don't like AAL and don't know what else to drink.

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Photo of evostudios12
2.6/5  rDev +38.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of CobraDC23
1.13/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

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

Holy crap Bat Man that is one pale, pale golden beer. Has a few fingers of a crackling white head that dissapears before my very eyes.

Smells oddly like a beer flavored water. Or could that just be watered down beer? Just not a lot on the smell.

Taste is just like the nose. I seriously feel like I opened something like a Coors and some rotten monkey poured a glassful of water into my beer.

Very thin and watery mouth feel that finishes like a drink of cold water.

I cannot say anything real nice about this beer flavored water like beverage. It does however make me long for a Miller Lite. I think that even Coors Light has more flavor than this. Oh well, you have to give them a shot right? That said if you don't want a beer (huh?) and you don't want a glass of water this might fit in between that slot.

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Photo of MunsonRoyE
1.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

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