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Miller High Life Light - Miller Brewing Co.

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Miller High Life LightMiller High Life Light

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BA SCORE
54
awful

591 Ratings
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Ratings: 591
Reviews: 193
rAvg: 2.21
pDev: 33.48%
Wants: 6
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-16-2001)
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jnelson7


5/5  rDev +126.2%

06-11-2012 19:36:53 | More by jnelson7
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hncowden50

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +126.2%

11-21-2011 03:23:32 | More by hncowden50
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +92.3%

05-13-2012 02:27:05 | More by Dapperticus
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sonofabeach

Texas

4.2/5  rDev +90%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

In the cheap beer for summer time chugging category, this is a sure thing. It goes down so smooth, it's scary.

There are no "off" flavors. It's one of the few cheap beers that doesn't give you a gag reflex.

Regular Miller High Life is good too, but the Miller High Life Light is even better for thirst quenching.

I hear that Miller puts something in the beer to keep it from "skunking" up. Still, I have had some in the clear bottles that have slight skunk. So I always go for the cans and pour in a glass.

This is the only cheap light beer worth drinking.

Serving type: can

03-21-2010 05:44:34 | More by sonofabeach
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jasonjlewis

Texas

4.1/5  rDev +85.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

What do you look for in an american macro lager. You look for something that's crisp, refreshing, smooth, and mildly bitter. Check check check check. This beer is what one would look for in a light lager. Has a faint smell, but at least i smell something. I can't smell anything in a lot of light lagers. Great head retention and a nice pale yellow. Taste is remarkably smooth. Mouthfeel is amazing just so well carbonated its crazy. I could pound these all night.
So what if it's not some bitter harsh beer that you have to acquire a taste for over time. This beer is what it is. It wasn't made to be anything else. It was made to have low calories and still be refreshing with not too much of a watered down taste. That's exactly what it is. Don't let your arrogance get in the way of having a beer you can just pound down and be refreshed by.

Good job Miller High Life Light

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2006 02:27:13 | More by jasonjlewis
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vader64

Ohio

4.1/5  rDev +85.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Gold in color, white head. Obviously a light beer due to its transparency.

Taste: Not a bitter beer, some sweetness in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Feels like water, no real volume to the beer

Drinkability: Superb, drinking this fast or slow is easy as anything

Overall I enjoy this beer, while it is not the best tasting, when comparing it to other similarly priced beers, it excels. Bang for buck, this is my light beer of choice. Especially if you are in college and tired of Natty, or Milwaukee's Best, or Keystone, this is your saving grace.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2008 04:38:09 | More by vader64
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rednrag

Oklahoma

4.08/5  rDev +84.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I think High Life original is possibly my favorite American Lager. Thought this would just be a watered-down version of that.
It is not. Man I don't want to admit it, but I like this as much as my beloved High Life.
Or do I?
I cannot make up my mind. I do not want to like this as well, but...
Light beer has never been my favorite style, but this may be my favorite of them all.
@$.50 a can this is a bargain. And I like finding good bargains.

Serving type: can

03-18-2010 23:12:47 | More by rednrag
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +81%

09-12-2012 20:35:21 | More by wattoclone
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dubljj


4/5  rDev +81%

05-20-2012 01:38:42 | More by dubljj
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drpgville

Ohio

4/5  rDev +81%

02-27-2014 03:45:03 | More by drpgville
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GrumpyDave


4/5  rDev +81%

07-18-2014 21:38:53 | More by GrumpyDave
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Rhen19

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +81%

12-01-2011 20:38:24 | More by Rhen19
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Peg2009

Maryland

4/5  rDev +81%

01-01-2013 02:53:03 | More by Peg2009
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adamboeckman

Kansas

3.95/5  rDev +78.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

What can I say, this beer gets a lot of bad reviews, but I was impressed. Kinda of a drinkable, cornish flavor. Went down smooth. Like I said, hints of corn all over it, almost too much, but besides that, a really decent beer. I would reccomend this beer to the people that are curious to try new beers, but to a veteran, this beer could be bad.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2003 21:15:18 | More by adamboeckman
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Nickyb567

New Jersey

3.9/5  rDev +76.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

It is what it is and that's a light beer, probably the best for the money. Miller got it right for this one. It's got a sweet taste with the perfect amount carbonation. Very refreshing even when at room temperature but much better cold (obviously).

Serving type: can

11-17-2009 01:15:18 | More by Nickyb567
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Dodt

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev +71%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

decide to try a case of highlife light since a rarely drink light beers.
pours a light golden color , the head stays for a good bit. crisp taste and very drinkable ( good beer for a hot summer day after mowing the lawn.
i am usually a bit hesitant towards light/ lite beer ,but so far in my adventure in the world of beer i find this to be a good example of light beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2009 02:10:21 | More by Dodt
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BK2084

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +69.7%

08-25-2012 03:22:10 | More by BK2084
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tempo013

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +69.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

Purchased at Holiday beverage in Indiana University of Pennsylvania. It was a case (24) bottles which were bought cold.
Apperance- a typacle beer with a basic amber color with little carbonation
Smell- a weak smell that has no real aroma
Taste- I like the taste when i'm just sitting around drinking but does not compare to fine beers
Mouthful- weak taste so no real specifics
Drinkability- this is the only reason why I drink it, I can drink them all night long

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2006 01:09:19 | More by tempo013
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Cody552

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +69.7%

04-08-2012 01:15:58 | More by Cody552
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ironchefchris

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +69.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

yes, i gave it high marks...but that's because this beer is what it's supposed to be, and then some. it destroys bud lite, coors light, and miller lite. you cannot beat this as far as a cheap, pound em down, refreshing beer. drink one after cutting the grass and you'll see what i mean. taste is a watery beer, great cold. smell is the usual from these kinds, drinkability is through the roof great. awesome beer...for what it is...a super cheap, super drinkable, average joe beer. and i hate this style, so that should tell you something.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2009 23:52:22 | More by ironchefchris
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grandimperialc

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +69.7%

12-27-2012 06:43:07 | More by grandimperialc
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Mortarforker

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +69.7%

09-08-2012 20:38:45 | More by Mortarforker
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bubseymour

Maryland

3.73/5  rDev +68.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A = 1 finger head. Nice pale yellow and clear with moderate carbonation.

S - some malt and crisp noble hops perhaps?

T = Very light in flavor but refreshing with a crisp finish.

Mouthfeel - cold and watery with some carbonation on the toungue

Overall - A nice light and refreshing beer to go with anything. Not what you want to warm up to on a cold winter night but good with picnic food and crabs.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2012 22:58:16 | More by bubseymour
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goochpunch

Texas

3.53/5  rDev +59.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Pours out a pale golden/straw color with a lively carbonation, a thick head that stays around as you drink, and incredible lacing patterns. A true pilsner should strive to look this good. Smells grainy and a little grapey and not much else. Watery smelling. A bit of a malty flavor with some corny grain husk and a light fruitiness. Finishes kind of thinned out and really dry. I quite enjoy the dryness of this. Carbonation is rather mellow for a light lager and it has a bit more body than usual. This is totally inoffensive, but I'd rather be having regular High Life, honestly.

Really the best of the typical light beers I've ever had (barring things like Shiner Light which is a totally different take).

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2006 05:49:52 | More by goochpunch
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maleman

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev +58.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - medium to light amber color. little to no carbonation. no head to speak of. no lacing.

S - better than i expected. hops and malts prominent.

T - not bad. smooth. not overbearing, but not impressive, either.

M - doesn't fill the mouth very well. felt it on the outer tips of my tongue.

D - good, cheap session beer. not a bad beer to drink while grilling on a summer night...or just after having mowed the lawn.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2009 00:50:24 | More by maleman
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Miller High Life Light from Miller Brewing Co.
54 out of 100 based on 591 ratings.