Michelob (Original Lager) | Anheuser-Busch

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Michelob (Original Lager)Michelob (Original Lager)

Brewed by:
Missouri, United States

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Michelob Original Lager is brewed with pale, kilned two-row barley malt and noble European hops.

Added by Shiloh on 11-28-2001

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Into a pint glass (later served in a pilsener):

A: clear golden yellow body, slight lumpy white head that dissipated within a minute. There was a fair amount of spiderweb lacing that also dissipated within a couple seconds.

S: corn and some rice with a very, very faint citrus.

T: corn and sweet malt. There is a sweet and sticky finish.

M: light, very wet, extremely sessionable

O: there is nothing complex about this beer, but just a standard decent beer that can pretty much go with anything

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I have not had this beer in awhile. It was suprsingly refreshing while shooting the bull while ice fishing. I purchased a 12 pack for only 5 bucks. My friend volunteered me to help the ladies running the store get their cable tv working. 5 minutes later, two happy ladies, I remarked I am good with my hands and received a couple of laughs and a nice discount.

The color is nice golden yellow that a good American lager is supposed to have. The smell is what I would expect from this type also. The head was small and dimished quickly as one would expect in an American lager. The flavor was crisp and refreshing with a light hoppiness. It does have a lingering after taste thats not bad just there to remind you.

Over all I am satisfied and will try again in near future. A note it was very cold as it was on the ice and I believe that is the best way to drink this style.

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Michelob (Original Lager) from Anheuser-Busch
2.81 out of 5 based on 1,056 ratings.
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