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RATINGS: 665   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Introduced in 1978 as the country's first super-premium light beer. Brewed with a high percentage of two-row barley malt and all imported hops to make this Anheuser-Busch's most flavorful light beer

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2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Augdraught1981 (267) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - AUG 26, 2013
May be the best light beer in the world in my opinion or at least the best I’ve ever tried. I’ve been drinking this for years and never got around to rating it. Goes down like a light beer should and very refreshing with more substance & taste than other light beers. Excellent pizza beer or with salt & vinegar potato chips.


1.6
gripweed57 (2862) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAY 18, 2017
From old tasting notes. Pale yellow gold color. Creamy white head. Fragrant chalky malt aroma. Light grainy malt flavor upfront. Highly carbonated. Slightly sour midtaste. Light hop finish with a brief dry aftertaste. Flavorful for a light beer.

2.6
Aggiebob (1296) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - MAY 6, 2017
Bottle. Malty aroma with a light sweet corn taste. Watery mouth feel. Very good after golf beer.

1.2
JTParis (23) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 24, 2017
@Lexington, Kentucky. Not much to say, except that it went down as a chaser.

2
jake65 (4000) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - MAR 18, 2017
What can a guy say about Michelob Light? It’s a light yellow colored, white foam capped, pale lager that has been mass produced for 40 years. They were big on marketing to golf when I worked in business, probably still are. I’ve had a few more of these over the years than I care to admit. It’s easy drinking and non-offensive, on par with most of the macros, maybe a little better than most.

1.5
Ronritter (875) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - DEC 23, 2016
Cut and paste all these mass produced beers would have a hard time telling any of them apart

2.7
CanIHave4Beers (4224) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - DEC 19, 2016
Bottle in the old dining room, at table, just now.
Pours a pale golden, perfectly clear with a small head.

The aroma is mostly sweet malt and dough. Some mild hops are there but it’s not much one to sniff on, reminds me of the all to ubiquitous over sweet aroma from many of Europes most crappy pilsners.

I like the flavor fine enough, it’s got a bit of that sweet breakfast cereal malt flavor I hate, but the herbal hop varietals balance it fine enough. It’s reasonably clean and lightly bitter with a medium level of sweetness. Mild on citrus fruit & "zippy" enough.
I’d say this qualifies as a reasonably strong entry into the world of American light beer.

1.7
BeerRenter76 (1035) - Texas, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Originally rated on 9/16/08. Standard light beer not to bad not to good. Average apperance, aroma, flavor and mouthfeel of any light beer. Good thing about it is that its not offensive in anyway

1.1
willisread (3640) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 10, 2016
Backlog. Lighter version of the original. Too sweet and watery. Cardboard and light corn. No thanks.

1.7
johnnymusky (1004) - Minnesota, USA - APR 19, 2016
Memory rating...trying to keep a lifetime total...ok flavor...more watered down than regular michelob...beginner beer...(#816)

2.4
dukeandduke (272) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2016
1/23/16 Chicago (12 oz bottle poured into tall glass). Very pale clear yellow pour, mild carbonation and head with decent lacing. Faint malt and corn aroma and taste. Somewhat sweet taste, mild hops. Very smooth going down, thin texture with clean taste. I liked their prior offering from decades past much better.


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