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Miller Lite - Miller Brewing Co.

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53
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3,291 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,291
Reviews: 1,025
rAvg: 2.15
pDev: 33.95%
Wants: 11
Gots: 194 | 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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JayJ14

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +86%

12-27-2013 18:20:50 | More by JayJ14
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NJPhoenix

Virginia

4/5  rDev +86%

12-13-2011 03:22:51 | More by NJPhoenix
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chugalug06

Colorado

4/5  rDev +86%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A - nice clean crisp yellow. Nice head with good retention. some lacing too, not bad.

S - Nice light crisp. Slightly watery.

T - Very refreshing. Super good served ice cold, great for the style.

M - Perfect!

O - Best of the BMC group, plus I like their gimmicks ;) Seriously, for the style, the brew is pretty decent.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2011 01:32:02 | More by chugalug06
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KLLG1021

Texas

4/5  rDev +86%

09-29-2013 04:10:43 | More by KLLG1021
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TrojanWheels

California

4/5  rDev +86%

01-19-2012 16:19:49 | More by TrojanWheels
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Rhen19

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +86%

12-01-2011 20:41:14 | More by Rhen19
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Jeff22

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +86%

06-19-2012 20:43:38 | More by Jeff22
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brunrn1

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +86%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is probably the best light beer I have ever had. So far at least. On tap, comes out with a nice amount of foam. goes down easy and does not have a watered down taste.
Tastes liek your alsmost drinking a regular beer. If your watching calories, which im not i suggest this one.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2011 14:13:56 | More by brunrn1
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twbeecher

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +86%

11-15-2011 17:46:47 | More by twbeecher
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bls949

Georgia

4/5  rDev +86%

02-12-2014 18:48:40 | More by bls949
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Karibou13


4/5  rDev +86%

08-24-2012 18:37:11 | More by Karibou13
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Behrhunter


4/5  rDev +86%

12-07-2012 01:36:39 | More by Behrhunter
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iMilky

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +86%

01-10-2012 05:11:14 | More by iMilky
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MIngmire

Missouri

4/5  rDev +86%

04-03-2013 01:31:56 | More by MIngmire
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Charlie91


4/5  rDev +86%

06-28-2014 00:05:20 | More by Charlie91
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Jinxxor

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +86%

01-20-2012 16:38:14 | More by Jinxxor
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MoSconsin


4/5  rDev +86%

11-13-2012 09:35:53 | More by MoSconsin
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Jvcshad


4/5  rDev +86%

12-09-2012 01:50:30 | More by Jvcshad
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GFD400

New York

4/5  rDev +86%

08-30-2012 18:29:39 | More by GFD400
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mjs92806


4/5  rDev +86%

10-19-2012 01:33:48 | More by mjs92806
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malsprower

Vermont

4.09/5  rDev +90.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I do not usually like light beers except Bud light lime and maybe bud light platinum when I want to feel it and quench my thirst at the same time. I love miller lite and hate all other light beers including plain bud light. Miller lite is watery but refreshing on a hot day, the other beers are watery and taste nasty. I am a dark beer fan but I gotta say, miller saves the day when I'm broke, it's hot, and I want beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2013 22:28:49 | More by malsprower
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milljs

Kentucky

4.1/5  rDev +90.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

You have to rate beer by what it is. Miller Lite is the original light beer and is the only premium american light beer worth drinking. Good color, aroma, and taste. Does not have that skunk smell that bud light has. Truly the best american light beer. Great Taste....Less Filling

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2006 17:52:55 | More by milljs
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bboven

Texas

4.1/5  rDev +90.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Keep in mind that this review is about the style, not my personal tastes.

Pours deep yellow, lots of head that runs away like cockroaches when the light's flicked on. Better color than most macros I've seen.

Corn and sweet maltiness; could not detect hops

Sweet and corn once again, but at least it has some kind of flavor. Like I said, great for the style.

Fizzy and thin in my mouth.

Great drinkability. Drink it cold and fast. It's what it's for. This is the beer I pick if I find myself in unfortunate bmc-only situations.

Serving type: can

08-05-2007 21:23:21 | More by bboven
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BeerMeHearMe

California

4.1/5  rDev +90.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Presentation: Tapped

You may not be the biggest fan of American Domestic big name brewers but you cannot doubt the power they have held over the beer market and that is for a reason. If you take a taste test with a draft Miller Lite and a draft Youngs DB Chocolate Stout, you would be surprised at how tasty that Miller Lite actually is, when paired together on tap. It is supreme in it's drinkability yet a unique taste of corn/straw/malt lingers and quickly diminishes after each sip. I enjoy this beer as a session beer anytime of the year. Unlike with Bud Light and Corona where I can not just pop one open.. Well I would need a lime to take the Corona - And if beer pong or flip cup are in play, then Bud Light has a chance of consumption on my part.

So back to this Miller Lite:
Smell is of corn and malt.

Mouthfeel is slightly carbonated with punchy hints of barley and a slight tinge of corn again - And the corn is growing on me! Ever since I saw Field of Dreams I've wanted to live and co-habitate in corn fields; as well I've wanted to live in a forrest with Eiwoks and cruise on hover boards in a future time zone...but that is for another day.

This Lite beer is not a LIGHT beer it is a little bit different and it's golden flow is pristine. Feel the crispness sooth your need for a lite and fulfilling beer, just as Youngs DB Choc. Stout fulfills the need for it's own purpose.
Appearance: A golden god. But if I had my choice, which I do, I would go past Miller Lite and onto the High Life, especially when taking the 12 pack.

And if I was in a different store ready to spend, I might even move onto a craft/micro brew of choice with a similar golden light feeling but perhaps with some more hop twist involved: see: Prima Pils from Victory Brewing or the Lagunitas Pils.

Serving type: on-tap

02-27-2009 18:46:03 | More by BeerMeHearMe
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tyhillman

Mississippi

4.13/5  rDev +92.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is one of my favorite beers. Sure it's a macro so it's not exceptional but is definitely my choice to take fishing or tailgating. Of course there is better beer, but for an American lager it's one of the elites. Much better than Bud Light and the silver bullet.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2009 19:50:53 | More by tyhillman
Miller Lite from Miller Brewing Co.
53 out of 100 based on 3,291 ratings.