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Miller Lite - Miller Brewing Co.

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Miller LiteMiller Lite

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BA SCORE
53
awful

3,548 Ratings
THE BROS
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awful

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Ratings: 3,548
Reviews: 1,044
rAvg: 2.15
pDev: 34.42%
Wants: 15
Gots: 285 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.17% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OldFrothingSlosh on 10-03-1999)
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

dowen17, Aug 05, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

whatname, Jan 20, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

erikschmerik, May 28, 2013
Photo of nickd717
1.75/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

12oz bottle. Well, I'd call this one just about average for a light lager. This is actually the best of the Big 3 light beers, which is sort of like saying that Scottish terrier crap is the best tasting variety of dog crap. Wait, what is this? "Triple-hops brewed" with a "great pilsner taste?" If I'm rating to style, I've got this all wrong! This beer is obviously intended to be a world-class pilsner with a prominent hop character. With that in mind, let's do this, shall we?

Very pale yellow color, white head. Somewhat fizzy and soda-like.

Aroma? What aroma? Did my nose suddenly fail me? Oh...it must be that faint corny smell. A little sweet grainy malt as well. Not being terribly offensive saves this from a 1.0. Where are the hops?

Lots of corn in what little flavor there is. Pilsner? Not even close. The massive hop additions they claim seem to have brought this beer to about a whopping 10 IBUs. Less taste, less filling.

Watery and light on the palate. Not nearly as clean and crisp as a great pilsner.

Drinkable? Sure, but so is water. My overall impression on this beer though is not a very good one. This was review number #666 for me, which is appropriate, because this beer is, in the words of Bobby Boucher's mom on "The Waterboy," "The devil!"

nickd717, Mar 10, 2010
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

dbkdev, Jun 16, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

ssross, Jul 21, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

Lanstrum, Apr 13, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

PhoenixShredds, Jan 31, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

redleg64, Sep 03, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 3

Lite is just another offering in the vast stable of American Macro brews, and my rating reflects that.

The apperance is pale yellow with a decent head, but it is clearly more water than beer. The smell is almost non-existant, the faintest whiff of malt is there, but I think it was mainly because I was looking for it.

Taste and mouth are both bland. The taste is just water with the slightest hint of malt, the mouth is non-existant...no hops kick, no creaminess, it's just there and carbonated, which isn't good enough in my book.

The only thing it can rate average on is drinkability, and that is only because drinking this is like drinking water. It is so watered down that it becomes quaffable, not that I would want to.

The bottom line is that I had some of this because it was free, and I still felt that I'd made a bad choice by leaving store brand Root Beer in the cooler and having it.

CortexBomb, May 07, 2006
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

MCDub, Oct 17, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

GapingMcNulty, Jul 29, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

Ohiolager, Aug 06, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

One of those beers that is always around at family gatherings but rarely drank, and even then never contemplated. It pours an extremely pale sickly yellow color, with a decent level of lasting surface coverage at least. Feeble head of loosely textured foam that resembles a scouring pad in density. Some wispy lace around the edges of the glass, and rapidly rising trails of champagne carbonation visible.

Basic soggy grain aroma, minerally wet dishrag, nondescript to the point of nonexistence.

Taste is dull and flat, ghostly pilsner malt and corn with a faint hint of apple from the lager yeast in the aftertaste. Watery and overly gassy with co2. Finishes very clean, like nothing almost. An ubiquitous macro, just one of those things that blends into the landscape, like stale pretzels and dirty ashtrays. Unexciting and bland from all angles.

Pairs well with reruns of BBQ Pitmasters and United States of Bacon.

emerge077, Dec 31, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

fivetime, Jan 28, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

MAUEX_MFA, Mar 28, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

buzzy, Jan 22, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

Beestin, May 03, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

jaydoc, Oct 26, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

Hopmodium, May 25, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

bigbeers84, Dec 18, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

BlottoOtto, Apr 04, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

dhep16, Mar 08, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

Canada_Dan, Sep 15, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

OnTheBusWithGus, Mar 28, 2014
Miller Lite from Miller Brewing Co.
53 out of 100 based on 3,548 ratings.