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Milwaukee's Best Premium - Miller Brewing Co.

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569 Ratings

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Ratings: 569
Reviews: 223
rAvg: 1.82
pDev: 38.46%
Wants: 4
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-18-2001)
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Reviews by marc956:
Photo of marc956


3.33/5  rDev +83%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Like every college student (and yes I am over 21) I need a cheap beer. Other budget beers including Keystone, Coors, Icehouse, Busch, and Miller High Life strike me as watered down and/or overpriced for what it is.

Had a chance to get a quart of Best for a buck and wasn't disappointed. I wouldn't serve it to a guest but if drinking by myself and need a session beer, why spend more than I gotta

Breaking it down ..
appearance - Not much for hops but if you have it cold enough there's little foam.

smell - Some ppl say this stuff has a bad odor to it. Well as I was saying I usually drink this when alone so it doesn't matter.

taste - Neutral at best.

mouthfeel - Doesn't really matter if you drink it fast enough.

drinkability - I don't have the tolerance that I used to but can drink 2 quarts of this stuff (over 5 regular bottles or cans) in an hour. At my weight that's descent.

Bottom line, you may or may not like this. But keeping in mind what I paid, I don't think it can beat.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2010 09:29:01 | More by marc956
More User Reviews:
Photo of archyquaffer


2.95/5  rDev +62.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 ounce can into a shaker pint. An aggressive pour produces about an inch of bubbly, foamy, white head that dissipates rapidly but does leave some frothy lace. The beer is a pale golden with medium carbonation.

DMS (cooked corn) and a touch of fruitiness reminiscent of tomato are apparent in the aroma. The taste is clean with little or no hop aroma-flavor, semi-dry finish, a little bit of lingering sweetness and faint bitterness lingers on the palate.

This isn't terrible for what it is, good hot weather beverage, and in my opinion is as good as any other AAL. It holds it own with such brands as a Hamm's, PBR, High Life, Busch, etc. Purchased as part of a 12 pack for $8.49 (that's 71 cents a can folks). Cheapest beer on the rack.

Serving type: can

07-07-2014 02:35:47 | More by archyquaffer
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1.25/5  rDev -31.3%

07-06-2014 21:01:11 | More by pistonium
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2.25/5  rDev +23.6%

07-06-2014 15:07:37 | More by ffshore545
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1/5  rDev -45.1%

07-05-2014 07:30:31 | More by antichuckmoore
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3.5/5  rDev +92.3%

07-05-2014 03:15:42 | More by cmbeddoe7997
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1/5  rDev -45.1%

07-04-2014 02:02:58 | More by MrBIP
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3/5  rDev +64.8%

07-02-2014 00:51:44 | More by zaraspook
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1.75/5  rDev -3.8%

06-29-2014 19:14:25 | More by Mpenders
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1/5  rDev -45.1%

06-29-2014 00:30:00 | More by Beeriffic
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North Carolina

1/5  rDev -45.1%

06-24-2014 01:41:13 | More by vwbus7
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1.75/5  rDev -3.8%

06-21-2014 21:43:23 | More by 302BeerGuy
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1.5/5  rDev -17.6%

06-19-2014 19:32:13 | More by Iamjeff6
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1/5  rDev -45.1%

06-15-2014 15:55:58 | More by Hohnbaum
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1/5  rDev -45.1%

06-11-2014 22:21:55 | More by Vogt52
Photo of FrozenJoe


2.91/5  rDev +59.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

32oz can. $1.99 at the local beer convenience store.

Large foamy white head that dissipates quickly. Light lacing. Very light golden body. Crystal clear. Light carbonation.

Starts out harsh and astringent. After the beer settles for a minute or two the smell improves. Corn and malted barley.

A slightly watered down, more light bodied version of Miller High Life. Corn and malted barley. The barley flavor is quite nice, but you have to get through the corn to taste it. There is a sweetness to this beer. Hops are light. They are detectable as a balancing bitterness on the back end. The hops balance the sweetness and corn/barley nicely. There is a slight astringency/harshness to this beer that is best masked by COLD TEMPERATURE. However overall this is a fairly well balanced, smooth, drinkable beer. Actually TASTES GOOD.

Light bodied. Carbonation is strong on the tongue.

This is a somewhat harsh, but tasty economy macro lager. Miller goes too heavy with the corn every time. That being said, I still like this beer and would drink it again. Tasty. Has potential. Good value. Not the highest quality.

Serving type: can

06-10-2014 05:32:23 | More by FrozenJoe
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1/5  rDev -45.1%

06-08-2014 20:11:39 | More by Hellpop65
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3.75/5  rDev +106%

06-04-2014 04:43:41 | More by drt72
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New York

1/5  rDev -45.1%

06-03-2014 02:16:03 | More by VonZipper
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1.5/5  rDev -17.6%

05-28-2014 17:25:15 | More by scootercrabb
Photo of JosefBerger


1.5/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Appearance (1.75) : Golden yellow with a light head and medium-light carbonation. Not a very exciting and inviting appearance.

Smell (1.00) : Almost smells stale to me and a has an almost skunky aroma. I'm not very pleased with the smell but I am ready to be proven wrong.

Taste (1.25) : I have trouble picking out any dominant characteristics or flavors - not complex at all.

Mouthfeel (2.50) : The feel is not bad, but not outstanding. A very crisp feel with a good finish. Again, nothing sticks out to me.

Overall (2.00) : I didn't absolutely hate this beer but I certainly didn't love it. It's major redeeming quality is the mouthfeel. Without this beer being as crisp and smooth as it is, I would not have enjoyed it at all.

I'll be sure to try this one again in a week or so. I'd like to give it that second chance.

Serving type: can

05-23-2014 19:54:45 | More by JosefBerger
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South Carolina

1/5  rDev -45.1%

05-22-2014 19:05:51 | More by Roscoe1847
Photo of joe12pk


3.41/5  rDev +87.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

24 oz. can poured into a lager glass.

A - Clear gold with an inch and a half head that stays briefly. Decent amount of lacing.

S - Corn, grains, some malt.

T - Refreshing sweet corn, grains, and malt. Finishes with a light touch of hops.

M - Light

O - This doesn't taste like the same brew I had 15 - 20 years ago! Very good beer & peerless in it's price range- $1 for 24 oz. can. Kudos to Miller!

Serving type: can

05-18-2014 00:39:07 | More by joe12pk
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2/5  rDev +9.9%

05-14-2014 19:53:05 | More by bigpoppa67
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1.5/5  rDev -17.6%

05-11-2014 22:19:14 | More by thatoneguymike
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Milwaukee's Best Premium from Miller Brewing Co.
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