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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

1,907 Ratings
THE BROS
53
awful

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Ratings: 1,907
Reviews: 584
rAvg: 2.25
pDev: 30.22%
Wants: 10
Gots: 89 | 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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jifigz

Pennsylvania

2.6/5  rDev +15.6%

A can poured into a pint glass.

A: The beer has the typical adjunct lager color: pale, fizzy (extremely fizzy, actually) stale straw/semi dehydrated urine color. The amazing part about this beer is that the head actually lingers for a while and, dare I say, do I actually see some lacing from the head sticking to the side of the glass? That is amazing.

S: Sweet, husky, blah, blah, blah.

T: This beer tastes...sweet. That is about the only flavor I am picking up from this-a grainy sweetness.

MF: Too much carbonation. However, the beer does feel smooth and creamy in my mouth.

O: Mainstream adjunct lager. They are all about the same, but all a tad different, too. It is what it is.

03-18-2012 19:32:30 | More by jifigz
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killianf


3/5  rDev +33.3%

03-18-2012 16:56:51 | More by killianf
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bluHatter

Michigan

2.68/5  rDev +19.1%

A: Light clear yellow, a finger of bumpy clean white head that leaves fine lacing. Strangely no rising bubbles.

S: Corn malts, a little grassy. Clean.

T: Corn, mostly. Sweet corn. Not bad, for what it is.

M: Very light bodied, but nice carbonation despite its appearance. Still tastes a little watery because it's so thin.

O: A very drinkable adjunct. I like this for casual laid back drinking.

03-18-2012 00:42:09 | More by bluHatter
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jrpapajcik

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev +22.2%

03-17-2012 21:06:59 | More by jrpapajcik
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

2.25/5  rDev 0%

03-15-2012 13:23:19 | More by oldp0rt
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BraveGator

Georgia

1.25/5  rDev -44.4%

03-14-2012 23:17:24 | More by BraveGator
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LDJ36


1/5  rDev -55.6%

03-14-2012 19:06:09 | More by LDJ36
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burpen

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev 0%

03-14-2012 11:57:12 | More by burpen
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Rocketman8911

California

1/5  rDev -55.6%

03-13-2012 07:38:18 | More by Rocketman8911
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2378GCGTG

Texas

1.5/5  rDev -33.3%

03-12-2012 16:30:56 | More by 2378GCGTG
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Chugs13

New Jersey

2.25/5  rDev 0%

03-12-2012 02:43:04 | More by Chugs13
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Vito

California

1.6/5  rDev -28.9%

Miller Genuine Draft -- MGD.

Looks OK, like most beer.

It has Miller High Life's unique "cooked vegetable smell" (for want of a better phrase) without the sweet corn-like aroma.

Taste seems much more bitter and sour than High Life.

Mouthfeel is fizzy, but without High Life's tingly bubbles.

Overall, I don't like this beer very much, and I can't understand why the Miller company once tried to make this their flagship beer.

My guess is, the good people at Miller will eventually phase out MGD and focus on High Life (a far superior product, in my opinion) and Milwaukee's Best (which tastes exactly like MGD, for a fraction of the price).

03-12-2012 01:00:39 | More by Vito
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Keegan

Germany

3.5/5  rDev +55.6%

03-11-2012 19:32:46 | More by Keegan
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Dunns1027

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev 0%

03-11-2012 01:56:19 | More by Dunns1027
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Jim_DemonDeacon


2.5/5  rDev +11.1%

03-10-2012 20:13:13 | More by Jim_DemonDeacon
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StaindProject86

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +66.7%

03-10-2012 16:28:46 | More by StaindProject86
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OldTime

Georgia

2/5  rDev -11.1%

03-10-2012 06:26:33 | More by OldTime
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev +11.1%

03-09-2012 05:18:06 | More by iL0VEbeer
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dhep16

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +33.3%

03-08-2012 05:17:02 | More by dhep16
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ttwhite

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev +11.1%

03-08-2012 02:13:41 | More by ttwhite
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JVan

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev +11.1%

03-07-2012 18:41:09 | More by JVan
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mikerems

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +33.3%

03-07-2012 06:53:06 | More by mikerems
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Ghostface

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev +11.1%

03-07-2012 01:09:04 | More by Ghostface
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bretsky07

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -11.1%

03-05-2012 19:40:15 | More by bretsky07
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zjbordeau


3.5/5  rDev +55.6%

03-05-2012 07:59:19 | More by zjbordeau
Miller Genuine Draft from Miller Brewing Co.
55 out of 100 based on 1,907 ratings.