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Miller Lite - Miller Brewing Co.

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Miller LiteMiller Lite

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BA SCORE
53
awful

3,525 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,525
Reviews: 1,039
rAvg: 2.15
pDev: 34.42%
Wants: 14
Gots: 277 | 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 rcjennings
2.75/5  rDev +27.9%

rcjennings, Jun 18, 2012
Photo of ChicagoNick
2/5  rDev -7%

ChicagoNick, Jun 11, 2014
Photo of lpayette
2.42/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a pilsner glass in an attempt to give this beer respect just like any other.

Appearance- Pours a very light clear straw color. Huge, nearly uncontrollable head. Lots of carbonation. Better looking than many other light lagers out there though.

Smell- Strong smell of corn and light grains. Very unimpressive.

Taste- Besides water, corn is most evident. I don't know if they actually use corn in the recipe, but it does have that flavor (which can be a good thing for a few beers). I also get rice flavors (again, I'm not sure if they use them)... A very slight hop bitterness comes in around mid sip.

Mouthfeel- Pretty light as expected from the style. Ends a bit dry. High carbonation. Certainly could be better.

Drinkability- A better choice than some beers for college drinking games, but that's about all this is good for... Mouthfeel is terrible and detracts from the few good aspects of the beer.

lpayette, Aug 07, 2006
Photo of Westuh
1.5/5  rDev -30.2%

Westuh, Nov 26, 2013
Photo of Washuffizi98
2.88/5  rDev +34%

Washuffizi98, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of shbobdb
4.33/5  rDev +101.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Well now, let me preface this by saying that this is not a good beer. It is good for the style, hence the numbers, but it is not good if taken out of that particular arena.
Having said that, this is the most beer-tasting lite beer I've ever had. Slight malt and corn presence with a crisp, bubbly (very thin) body and a sweet aftertaste. I wouldn't mind knocking a few of these back. Heck, I might even buy a pitcher of it if I were out with a crowd that didn't dig real beers.
Overall: It is drinkable, which for a lite beer, is a huge accomplishment.
I didn't hate it.

shbobdb, Jan 16, 2006
Photo of Stockfan42
2.75/5  rDev +27.9%

Stockfan42, May 30, 2012
Photo of Iamjeff6
2.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Iamjeff6, Jun 19, 2014
Photo of burnstar
2/5  rDev -7%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Pours very pale straw with a small head. Rather nasty aroma. Kind of funky and grassy. Not very sweet. There is a definite corn/adjunct flavor. Light bitterness. Light bodied but not as light as you might expect. Fairly drinkable. This is the beer of choice of several of my friends and I find that after two or three I really don't mind drinking this too much. It has a definite corn off-note that makes it easy to pick out (at least for me- I've probably drunk too much of this over the years). Given the style it's not terrible. I'll drink it if it's all that's around but it's not a good beer at all.

burnstar, Jan 13, 2008
Photo of harrylee773
2.5/5  rDev +16.3%

harrylee773, Aug 05, 2012
Photo of thekanna
1.68/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

A: Pale, clear off-yellow with a medium white head.

S: Adjunct malts; I detect mostly corn. Not much else.

T/M: This has probably the most off-putting steamed-in-the-bag frozen vegetable taste I have ever encountered in a beer. This is followed by corn malts and just the slightest astringent hop bite, with a watery texture and way too much carbonation for its own good.

D: A BMC, and a low-end one at that. Why do people drink this?

thekanna, Feb 26, 2010
Photo of spedprof
3/5  rDev +39.5%

spedprof, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of WesMantooth
2/5  rDev -7%

WesMantooth, Feb 01, 2014
Photo of ManekiNeko
1.68/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Served in the can. Why taint the glassware?

Appearance: I've seen Miller Light poured out before, as have we all. Straw yellow with a short-lived white head. Looks like a "beer."

Smell: Light grassy aromas. Overall, very much a mild smell.

Taste: Faint malty sweetness, slightly grassy short aftertaste. Nothing to get excited over.

Mouthfeel: Just a little heavier than carbonated water, but not much more.

Drinkability: I had this out of solidarity with my family, but only because the HopDevil and Yuengling hadn't been chilled yet.

ManekiNeko, Nov 27, 2003
Photo of obrike
2.25/5  rDev +4.7%

obrike, Dec 14, 2011
Photo of jadler16
2/5  rDev -7%

jadler16, May 02, 2014
Photo of JBogan
2.63/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

What the heck, might as well review this brew. We've all probably had it at one time or another.

On tap at a BBQ joint here in Vegas.

Pale gold with a slight foamy white head, almost no lacing.

Smelled of mild grains and not much else really.

Tasted much as it smelled. Rather weak overall, mainly a bit of grains. Nothing complex or interesting going on here at all.

Mouthfeel actually wasn't too bad. Meduim bodied with a fair amount of carbonation.

Well, if this is all you have available then it could be worse. Of course there are a thousand or so other brews that are more interesting and delicious than this, but overall it wasn't too offensive. Just another American Macrobrew.

JBogan, Aug 03, 2008
Photo of Notacraftdrinker
2.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Notacraftdrinker, Apr 16, 2014
Photo of LukeGude
2.5/5  rDev +16.3%

LukeGude, Aug 12, 2014
Photo of kybeerdrinker
1.5/5  rDev -30.2%

kybeerdrinker, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of jmccullough108
1.5/5  rDev -30.2%

jmccullough108, Jul 19, 2013
Photo of SonOfKyuss
1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

SonOfKyuss, May 05, 2013
Photo of sonofliberty2
3/5  rDev +39.5%

sonofliberty2, Jul 23, 2013
Miller Lite from Miller Brewing Co.
53 out of 100 based on 3,525 ratings.