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Miller Lite - Miller Brewing Co.

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Miller LiteMiller Lite

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3,264 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,264
Reviews: 1,025
rAvg: 2.14
pDev: 34.11%
Wants: 11
Gots: 182 | 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 DMXLOX22


4.13/5  rDev +93%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

At the first whiff after the cap comes off, the odor brings a common or everyday average brew to your mind. Upon the first sip, you can right off the bat tell its a light beer even if the label is ripped off or its on tap. The smell alone brings an average, not not be appealing to some. As the beer sits in your mouth you can defiantly feel the carbantion and the freshness. I give the drinkability something rare and perhaps good. May seem like an average beer to some, but good to me. I suggest to drink it down cold. You can tell this isn't supposed to be a specialty beer, but defiantly beats Bud Light in the taste test to my standerds.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2004 19:53:12 | More by DMXLOX22
Photo of aibkstaff

New York

4.18/5  rDev +95.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a beautiful crystal clear yellow.

The aroma is kinda lagery and corny.

Tastes of water corn and rice with a touch of skunk.

Mouthfeel is quite nice. It's smooth light and crisp.

For what it is I think it's a great easy drinking beach beer.

Serving type: can

12-03-2012 17:40:39 | More by aibkstaff
Photo of righlander


4.2/5  rDev +96.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Pours super light yellow...it almost looks like soda-ish, like sprite but yellow.
Smells faintly of rice and grain..FAINTLY!
Taste is really light. it's hard to pick out a lot about it, but very clean and refined tasting.
Mouthfeel is light and carbonated nothingness
Drinkability is great...I once drank a 20 pack of these!

Dudes, if your're going out and want to hang for the long haul, you can drink these all night. Great beer for 5 hour sessions. One weird thing is though, the buzz actually seems lighter than with real beers. I like these sometimes. Good for long days at the beach. This beer brings back a lot of memories. I will always go back to it at times. It has it's place and time. I mean, what do you want from a super light macro beer? I'll tell you what i want...Drinkability. I think a bunch of people are not reviewing beers according to the style of the beer. I mean, are you going to sit here and say "This stout is too full bodied"? This beer is brewed to taste like nothing. And thats just what it is. I can't think of a better super light macro beer. Best served BALLS COLD!

Serving type: can

05-24-2008 05:11:52 | More by righlander
Photo of IronworkerZombie

4.25/5  rDev +98.6%

06-27-2014 02:13:36 | More by IronworkerZombie
Photo of midaszero


4.25/5  rDev +98.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Clear golden body with one finger of white head that goes away quickly but leaves no lacing

S - Faint malt and wheat mixture

T - Light malt and wheat flavor that is refreshing

M - Medium body with medium carbonation

D - Easy to drink and enjoyable given the right circumstances

Serving type: on-tap

02-28-2009 18:38:01 | More by midaszero
Photo of WFU03

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +98.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Keeping in mind the category (Light Lager), Miller Lite is a very good beer. In fact, it is almost the epitome of the American Light Lager class.

It looks very nice with a golden color and has a very light, but distinctly lager taste. On a hot day, it is perfect and highly drinkable. On a cold day, it is a bit thin.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2007 04:09:24 | More by WFU03
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4.3/5  rDev +100.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great light beer! I think it has a very distinct smell and taste. It is a balanced light beer which I am starting to think I like more than bud light. It seems to have much more flavor and body. Overall for a light beer would surely recommend! Enjoy all Advocates!!

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2011 22:23:55 | More by kdawg105
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4.3/5  rDev +100.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good Old ML. What a great thing, you can drink it all night and not get sick of it. Most bars ahve it on tap. If im in a beer mood (not often) i'll get Miller lite in a Pint glass, if at parties, ML in a can is good.

A - Looks like any other beer, nothin special. Golden in color.

S - Smell Is nothin original, but is very appitizing to the lips after the nose hits it.

T - Tastes completely delicious. Once it flows down the Troat, It stays with ya for a little while, but after a few seconds you just wanna put you lips on the can again to take another swig.

Serving type: can

08-23-2012 06:38:14 | More by snakeak47
Photo of deebo


4.33/5  rDev +102.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

One of the best light lagers in the US market, much better overall then other mass produced beers.

A=A yellowish-brown color with a frothy head that dissipates quickly (much darker than the other big American brewers light beers-coors, bud)

S=Decent barley aroma with a touch of hops, aroma volatiles are a little stronger then most light lagers

T=For a light beer it has a good "beer" flavor, not a watered down taste at all, very consistent taste

M=High levels of carbonation, very low viscosity

D=This is a beer you can drink all night without getting sick of it.

Serving type: can

10-13-2006 13:55:49 | More by deebo
Photo of shbobdb


4.33/5  rDev +102.3%
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.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2006 00:25:15 | More by shbobdb
Photo of Adam2200


4.47/5  rDev +108.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

this is a classic lager with a very high drinkability anfd a good taste. the beer is very generic but flavor is nice. this i one of choice for my wife and most of the community and I think is because of the less filling part of the beer. the phrase drink more and feel less full is the term well said. This beer i like but I don't buy too much of.

Serving type: can

02-27-2008 03:51:07 | More by Adam2200
Photo of AlexaBlevins


4.5/5  rDev +110.3%

07-30-2013 01:27:44 | More by AlexaBlevins
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4.5/5  rDev +110.3%

01-02-2014 00:08:28 | More by liq
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4.5/5  rDev +110.3%

04-14-2012 19:09:25 | More by Richie23
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4.5/5  rDev +110.3%

07-06-2014 03:00:28 | More by buckfever5
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4.5/5  rDev +110.3%

10-11-2013 00:51:25 | More by TxMdScotty298
Photo of Treath


4.58/5  rDev +114%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a football textured 24oz can into a glass mug. First time tasting it.

A- A nice clear yellow color. Lots of bubbles streaming up. A finger of head that dissipates into a thin frothy ring. Leaves a good amount of lacing.

S- Very faint corn smell. Maybe a tiny hops. Water. Not offensive

T- Fresh clean watery taste. Water, Corn, Hops, slight metallic taste. Not much malts. Not offensive. A nice light grassy aftertaste.

M- Highly carbonated. Crisp. The bubbles tickle the mouth. Refreshing.

Drinkability- Very smooth and goes down easy. Awesome drinkability.

O- Overall, I think this is an awesomely refreshing light beer for a hot day.
It really quenches the thirst without any bad off tastes. Way better than most other light beers.

Serving type: can

09-18-2013 01:54:45 | More by Treath
Photo of RyanLaCount03


4.61/5  rDev +115.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I thought Miller Lite was actually a very good beer the first time I tried it in a small bar in Menominee, Michigan.It was served in a standard 12 ounce beer glass. I really liked the taste of the beer. I was able to notice the flavor of the hops within the Lite beer. The mouthfeel and texture were very smooth. I will have this beer again in the future.

Serving type: on-tap

02-20-2013 18:55:07 | More by RyanLaCount03
Photo of Dougal

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +122%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A hot day and a cold beer...it doesn't get much better than miller lite...very refreshingly lite without feeling watery. Miller lite and it's cousins get very harsh opinions from beer reviewers but these brewers have spent enormous amounts of money to brew enjoyable, marketable and sellable beer and they have accomplished their goals. It is also a beer that is universal, there are many a lady who will have no problem having a few millers lites with you but ask her to have a few anchor steam porters with you? (I do not mean that women do not enjoy complex beers but as a whole there are some patterns)
It has very very light malty and hoppy flavors...a very enjoyable beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2007 03:07:57 | More by Dougal
Photo of cjnuxoll


4.75/5  rDev +122%

04-03-2013 03:28:55 | More by cjnuxoll
Photo of Martok812

4.75/5  rDev +122%

04-01-2012 03:22:02 | More by Martok812
Photo of alalvarez75

New York

4.78/5  rDev +123.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had in a bottle, delivered in a bucket. No Glassware needed!
Cost, $1
Neck - VORTEX!

A:Hazy Straw Yellow

S:Light Hop notes

T:Light and refreshing, slight taste of hops with a crisp clean finish

M:Wow it is nearly as refreshing as water which is what the style is going for.

O:This is the best of the Light Lagers that I have from any of the big guys. As stated, if rating to style, this is one of the top beers in this category... if I want to kick a midget then yes, I'd rate all of the big guys beers with a 1.5... but this one doesn't deserve it.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2012 16:12:24 | More by alalvarez75
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5/5  rDev +133.6%

03-17-2012 00:36:54 | More by markallmon
Photo of TheAdamConners

5/5  rDev +133.6%

08-03-2012 01:43:26 | More by TheAdamConners
Photo of HollandTunnels


5/5  rDev +133.6%

11-22-2011 23:19:13 | More by HollandTunnels
Miller Lite from Miller Brewing Co.
52 out of 100 based on 3,264 ratings.