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Miller Genuine Draft - Miller Brewing Co.

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Miller Genuine DraftMiller Genuine Draft

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BA SCORE
55
awful

2,062 Ratings
THE BROS
53
awful

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Ratings: 2,062
Reviews: 594
rAvg: 2.24
pDev: 30.36%
Wants: 11
Gots: 153 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.66% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-12-2002)
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Photo of Oakenshield53
2/5  rDev -10.7%

O my Lord. How do you really rate the beer of yer indigent youth without bias.

This was my default, O my brothers. My go-to, my backup. Others have Pabst, others have Rolling Rock, others have Yuengling, but mine was MGD.

I have had too many good times on the back end of an MGD to rate it any lower than a 2, but too much presence of mind to rate it any higher.

This is swill. There's no two ways about it. But, O my brothers, in the early to mid 1990s, it had the moniker "genuine", which was enough to sell it to a dork like me.

One night, one glorious night in the relative innocence of the 1990s I got picked up in a bar in Wisconsin after having ten of these by a VERY pretty girl, despite being myself utterly average in every regard, with no effort whatsoever expended on my part, and for that reason, MGD always has a home in my home when push comes to shove.

But it's really awful beer, truth to be told. I wouldn't buy this on purpose in a scenario short of the zombie apocalypse.

Oakenshield53, Sep 08, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a clear golden color with a one finger head of pure white foam. The head has a light level of retention, fading rather fast to leave a light level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is heaviest of a slight bready and corny smell as well as a little bit of a cardboard aroma. Along with these smells are some light aromas of a metallic nature.

Taste – The taste begins with a corn syrup and bready taste with the overall flavor being a little on the sweeter side. As the flavor advances the bready and corn fade a bit and a little bit of caramel takes it place. With this flavor transitions comes some light papery tastes as well, leaving one with a still somewhat sweet and papery like flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the average side with a carbonation level that is on the slightly higher side. For the style the feel is quite appropriate and makes for an easy drinking brew.

Overall – Not the most offensive, but nothing too special. A good tailgating brew, but otherwise, not a go too.

Darkmagus82, Nov 22, 2014
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Miller Genuine Draft from Miller Brewing Co.
55 out of 100 based on 2,062 ratings.