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Miller Lite - Miller Brewing Co.

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Miller LiteMiller Lite

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BA SCORE
53
awful

3,729 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,729
Reviews: 1,059
rAvg: 2.16
pDev: 34.72%
Wants: 20
Gots: 365 | 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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Photo of cherche
2.5/5  rDev +15.7%

cherche, Dec 20, 2013
Photo of jucifer1818
1.5/5  rDev -30.6%

jucifer1818, Nov 30, 2012
Photo of beerme626
2/5  rDev -7.4%

beerme626, Dec 13, 2011
Photo of Schmuckles
2/5  rDev -7.4%

Schmuckles, Jun 02, 2014
Photo of GOBLIN
2/5  rDev -7.4%

GOBLIN, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of bluerabbit
2/5  rDev -7.4%

bluerabbit, May 30, 2012
Photo of SurlyDuff
2.15/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

I think i'll start my beer reviewing career at the bottom, and work my way up. As such, i'll begin with Miller Lite and the ilk. I drank this brew from a St. Bernardus chalice, hoping it would make this canned beer have some appeal at an unconscious level.

This watery pilsner makes me sad when I consider that this type of beer represents the great country of America. Though I prefer Miller over, say, Bud Light or Coores Light, this is still a last-resort type beer...or something I'd only drink from a keg when I had $5 to spend and wanted to get wasted.

On the plus side, i did put it before other macro's because of its slightly sweeter taste and slight hop presence. (stressing the word slight).

In all, not much can be said about Miller Lite that hasn't already be stressed in detail by other, more concise reviews. But accept Miller Lite as it is. This beer will be around for decades, I guarantee it!

SurlyDuff, Mar 12, 2004
Photo of jp312
1.75/5  rDev -19%

jp312, Nov 04, 2012
Photo of LordAdmNelson
2.63/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Similar to the adjunct lagers--straw colored with some decent head on this one (the result of the most forceful pour ever).

S- Doesn't smell so good--some corn, some bread, some skunk (this one isn't skunked though--I think it's just supposed to be this way...).

T- Oh yes, triple hop brewed... light malt--not too bad. Little or no hops to speak of.

M- Soda, goddammit I want more.

D- Good for getting drunk. Honestly, though, not bad for BBQ/summertime.

LordAdmNelson, Jul 09, 2009
Photo of Franziskaner
2.76/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Light golden color with excellent clarity. A fingernail thin layer of white head rests on top. Brussels lacing. Aroma is strongly of corn,but I get a bit of faint bittering hops. Mouth is very thin and highly quaffable. I get corn and some mild bittering hops in the flavor.

Franziskaner, May 25, 2014
Photo of valianes
1.5/5  rDev -30.6%

valianes, Oct 16, 2013
Photo of gopens44
1/5  rDev -53.7%

gopens44, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of irishgreensoda
1/5  rDev -53.7%

irishgreensoda, Nov 20, 2012
Photo of Dapperticus
3.5/5  rDev +62%

Dapperticus, Jun 09, 2012
Photo of Washuffizi98
2.88/5  rDev +33.3%

Washuffizi98, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of happygnome
2.65/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

a: pours a very pale yellow color with about a eight inch worth of white head disapears fast no lacing
s: watery adjuncty more malt presence than bud light though
t: ice cold its drinkable malt flavors and adjunct are kinda hidden
m: deffinatly a light bodied beer not very good highly carbonated gave me the beer farts

overall this has the potential if served very very cold to be refreshing but i would not recommend it

happygnome, Mar 21, 2007
Photo of LukeGude
2.5/5  rDev +15.7%

LukeGude, Aug 12, 2014
Photo of perrymarcus
1.93/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

sampled from a home draft mini keg contraption, leftover from a SB party. why review it? because it's there.

pours a pale straw yellow with an enormous spritzy white head - engulfing half the glass -that quickly recedes. no lacing to speak of.

nose is just... absent. vague, muted notes of grain/breadiness.

unsurprisngly, the taste follows the nose. it's not offensive, assuming lack of flavor doesn't offend you. just nothing going on. again, subdued notes of grain/corn.

very light bodied mouthfeel with above average carbonation. goes down easily, just not sure why a self-respecting craft drinker would ever go this route. except for reviewing purposes... :)

perrymarcus, Feb 08, 2011
Photo of theboozecruise
2.42/5  rDev +12%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Not sure there's too much I can write that hasn't been covered a hundred times... it's a large domestic (sic) macro-brewed light lager.

Nothing extraordinarily bad or good when compared to its peers.

I will say that Miller Lite makes for a decent drinking game beer, or for floating the river where bottles aren't allowed.

theboozecruise, Sep 16, 2008
Photo of tubeyes
2.13/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

A clear sickly copper, soapy white head was gone after a few blinks, no lacing
S some breadiness and sweetness.
T more sweet breadiness, cheap maltyness.
M heavy carbonation, watery bubbly mouthfeel, bready aftertaste.
O cheap bready sweet throughout as expected. Thanks Kam!

tubeyes, Feb 12, 2013
Photo of cmwilliq
2/5  rDev -7.4%

cmwilliq, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of ZenAgnostic
3.15/5  rDev +45.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Piss appearance. Slight bubble gum and wheat scent. Tastes like a mildly spicy wheat. Better than most of the other American Adjunct Lagers. Easy drinking all night. No harsh flavors whatsoever. Enough flavor to keep you satisfied, perhaps the best taste of the AALs, but nothing worth mentioning as a beer in general.

ZenAgnostic, Feb 11, 2011
Photo of supercolter
2.3/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Ok, so this beer is not good...

A- Straw yellow color, little to no head, a bit of lacing when you tip the glasss
S- Well, maybe some malt... maybe
T- On tap, so it shouldn't taste like skunk, right- some malt flavor, very watered down, skunked aftertaste
M- its fine, light on the tongue, but it doesn't have any carbonation left
D- At a keggar, sure it could be drinkable but not to be enjoyed

supercolter, May 05, 2006
Photo of Abbbp
2.5/5  rDev +15.7%

Abbbp, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of Guitars_and_beer
3/5  rDev +38.9%

Guitars_and_beer, Nov 13, 2013
Miller Lite from Miller Brewing Co.
53 out of 100 based on 3,729 ratings.