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Miller Chill - Miller Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
49
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744 Ratings
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Ratings: 744
Reviews: 339
rAvg: 1.95
pDev: 37.44%
Wants: 7
Gots: 48 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Frozensoul327 on 03-07-2007

A Chelada-style light lager beeer with a hint of lime and salt added.
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Ratings: 744 | Reviews: 339
Photo of Lettsgo3
1/5  rDev -48.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Totally and utterly disgusting beer

Photo of Caveworm
3.24/5  rDev +66.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Miller Chill - Miller Brewing Co.. Poured from the bottle into a glass, this beer's head is one finger thick and soapy white, no lacing, and a clear golden body.

Smells like a nice bit of lime, nice.

The taste here is that if your normal light lager, but, yeah, that's right, with a hint of lime. If this were made in a wheat style, this would really hit the spot. But that's just wishful thinking.

This brew's mouthfeel is light and crisp.

Overall, I will give Miller Chill - Miller Brewing Co. a 3.25. It was better than I had anticipated.

Photo of SmashPants
2.88/5  rDev +47.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Format: a 330mL clear bottle with an okay macro label. After re-trying the pretty awful Miller Genuine Draft, I am petrified to see what happens when they try to mix in other flavours. I'm expecting it to be like CUB's abhorent Carlton Dry Fusion.

Appearance: pours out an extremely light yellow colour with an absolute explosion of carbonation continuing for ages. A good-looking white head pops up to two fingers before settling to a very creamy finger. Thick and sudsy lacing down the glass. As with the Draft, it looks decent, though I am a bit concerned about the explosive carbonation.

Aroma: the only aroma that is evident is an artificial lime flavour that actually smells like sherbert. Not exactly terrible, just a bit different.

Taste: I have read a lot about this beer not tasting that much like beer, but so what? Lambics don't really taste like beer, but are still very popular. If you are after a light spritzer this isn't too bad, though I will admit this still isn't my favourite beer. Again that sweet sherbert lime flavour. I do think it could get a bit sickly after a while.

Aftertaste: the sweetness from the lime is met by a bit of sourness on the finish.

Mouth feel: light to moderate in body with that big spritzing carbonation. Makes sense to me now as to why they wanted to up the carbonation so much.

Overall: less of a beer really so much as a low alcohol spritzer. Certainly not my type of beer nor my favourite, but I think this would be decent for those that would normally drink a shandy or a sweet ready-to-drink.

Photo of Alestorm4069
4.5/5  rDev +130.8%

As a guy that likes all beer and will give it all a go, This stuff is ok. Kind of like Bud light lime. Not bad.

Photo of ThomasT
3.25/5  rDev +66.7%

Appearance: Very light straw. One-finger, frothy head.
Smell: Lime, malt, some corn.
Taste: Slight maltiness. Tangy and fairly genuine lime. Slight, but tolerable, corn astringency. Reasonably dry finish. High carbonation.
Overall: Refreshing, light beer. Nothing more, nothing less. Pretty good for the style.

Photo of thehyperduck
3.18/5  rDev +63.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

355 mL bottle picked up at The Beer Store, and served well-chilled. I bought this mostly for the cap, and because it was on sale - the fact that I now get the chance to tick it is just a bonus.

Pours a pale, translucent straw-yellow colour, capped with just over one finger's worth of sparkling white froth. Retention is decent for a light beer, in that the head manages to hang around for more than a few minutes, instead of instantaneously fizzling away. There's even a small amount of lace and thin collar - for a light beer, this actually looks quite appealing. The aroma is another story - obviously lime is the most prominent feature, though it is unfortunately rather artificial in nature. Beyond that, I am challenged to come up with any further descriptors... a little corny and sweet, I suppose.

Nothing interesting to report flavour-wise. Tart lemon-lime acidity is immediately noticeable, with a mild, underlying cereal grain sweetness. Both flavours fade quickly into the clean aftertaste, with the lime flavour lingering slightly longer. This is a thin-bodied, relatively watery beer with aggressive carbonation that assaults the palate, while providing the sort of light, crisp mouthfeel that light beers require. Probably the best lime beer I've had, but to be fair you can probably count those on one hand.

Final Grade: 3.18, a C+. Miller Chill is fine for what it is - a mass-produced, lime-flavoured light lager. This style of beer has never been my bag, but I am willing to grant that this is a surprisingly tolerable example, and I will have no trouble finishing the other 5 bottles. I like this more than Bud Light Lime, although to be fair I haven't actually had any of that stuff in at least 3 years. I doubt I'll buy this again, but I'd have no problem drinking one if offered, and anyone in the market for a tolerable light beer should give this one a look.

Photo of JLaw55
1/5  rDev -48.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This is a lot like Bud Light Lime, but worse.

Would not purchase or drink again.

Photo of jaredtp
3.65/5  rDev +87.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer was a real good beer. You can taste the lime in the beer. It is smooth, and it is not too strong of a taste. The lime taste I think is a really good taste with this beer. I have only had it in a bottle but I would like to try it on tap if I could find a bar with it on tap.

Photo of nicholas2121
2.49/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Miller Chill brewed by Miller Brewing Co. This brew has 100 calories and ABV of 4.1. This brew pours out a light amber color with a thin white head. The head to this brew goes away fast. There is a lot of carbonation to this brew but no head. The smell is lime and that is about it. It really dose not smell like beer. The taste is lime and some other flavor that I can't put my finger on. This brew is not bad but not good either. It is smooth with lime but it light and it has a funky aftertaste. For the aftertaste this brew loose out. The mouthfeel is decent at first and clean. But this brew has a funky aftertaste. Miller Chill is drinkable. Overall I'm giving this brew a 2.50 out of 5.

Photo of ZachT
1.52/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Another bland macro-lager with artificial lime flavouring

Photo of BeerWithMike
2.94/5  rDev +50.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Sampled 9/1/13. Don't believe I ever had one of these. Chilled down to 36 degrees in my beer cooler and poured into a pilsner glass. Pours a pale straw-yellow in color with about a 2-finger white foamy head that doesn't last too long. Not much lacing was seen with each sip. Lots of streaming bubbles were seen raising form the bottom of the glass. The aroma is of grains (probably corn) and lime. The taste was pretty much the same. Very light body and on the water-down side. Guess that would account for the lover alcohol content. Overall it was OK. Nothing special but different.

Photo of Olek4374
1.76/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Tastes like corn and lime. Smells like corn and lime. Looks like your typical light lager. Goes down smooth as anything.

I won't knock this to death because it is better than Bud Light lime and much better than Big Rock Lime. Still, it's a below average attempt at a light lime lager. If you can find Moosehead Light Lime, get that over this. You'll be thankful.

Photo of gtp537
1.24/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

A poorly made beer. The citrus does not marry well with the lager underneath. Grainy, salty, it's a bit tough to put down. If you are looking for a beer in this category, steer towards Bud Light Lime. It is a much better crafted beer that drinks much more easily.

Photo of bnes09
3.21/5  rDev +64.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pale straw color and perfectly transparent. Lots of visible bubbles. Weak head and no retention or lacing. True to the style.

Mild grainy and citric aroma, unskunked.

Light malt flavor with some rice adjunct. Hint of lime and salt. Hops are weak but there with an herbal, citric character. Slightly more interesting than other examples of the style.

Light bodied, crisp, watery and bubbly.

Eh. I was refreshing but otherwise unremarkable.

Photo of Haydn-Juby
2.79/5  rDev +43.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Served from a 341ml bottle to a pilsner glass

A: Very pale yellow color. Minimal head even after a pretty vigorous pour. No lacing but retention wasn't horrible. (Not green like in the picture)

S: Little bit of lime

T: Lime and that's pretty much all. No bitterness. Slight grainy after taste which is the only real thing hinting that its beer. Very watery as well.

M: Pretty crisp and bubbly. It has a very soda like texture and mouth feel. Even though most people would just like to hate on this beer this isn't a horrible texture for the style.

O: It was a pretty boring and bland experience. Wasn't horrible but not something I would ever buy again. If someone really insisted on me drinking one I'd do it but wouldn't really enjoy it.

Photo of GR_Rick
2.81/5  rDev +44.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured June 2012.

A: Looks like a typical light lager, thin and a little watered down. Pours with a decent whitehead, which quickly disappears.

S: Smell is not good. Unpleasant grain with some bad citrus smell.

T: Taste actually is pretty good, when you consider what it is. Of all the macro "Lime" beers I've tried, this is by far my favorite, as it tastes the most like a beer with a "real" lime in it. I actually would say I prefer this to traditional "Miller Lite".

M: Thin and highly carbonated. Exactly what I'd want on a hot summer day.

O: This is one of my "go to" beers when I want something cheap, available at the gas station on the way, and easy to drink at the beach or park in the summer. If you recognize it for what it's meant to be, a light lager with flavoring that's packaged for convenience and brewed for refreshment, not taste, it's decent.

Photo of tdm168
2.83/5  rDev +45.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A - pale golden yellow with a lime green tint; soft, bubbly, fizzy head that fades quickly

S - grains, artificial lime

T - artificial lime like limeade, faint grains, a bit sweet, very very faint bitter finish

M - very crisp, a bit over carbonated, light bodied

If fruit in your beer is your thing, then this isn't so bad. It tastes artificial like a less sweet version of powdered Kool-aid. It didn't give me indigestion like Bud Light Lime did. I will admit that this is a pretty refreshing, extremely light beer. Good for a really hot day, but not much else.

Photo of Bierwolf
2.06/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12 ounce bottle poured into a pilsener.

Appearance: Clear, pale yellow with about 2 fingers of foam. Head was white and frothy and laced better than I expected. Nice carbonation bubbles.

Smell: Smelled of citrus but it was kind of dank and musty.

Taste: Citrusy but kind of metallic. Not truly lime flavored.

Mouth Feel: Light and thin with a slight carbonic bite.

Overall: I'm not a person that cares for fruit flavors added to my beer. That being said, as a light lager this isn't bad but there are better choices out there.

Photo of cyclonece09
2.23/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a transparent straw color with an initial white head of about 1.5 fingers, but it is gone very quickly. Smells only of artificial lime flavoring. Tastes of adjunct light beer with lime flavoring added. Carbonation a little heavy, but to be expected for a light adjunct beer. However, extremely drinkable and could throw many of these without noticing. Overall, definitely a below average beer, but more tolerable than most light lagers.

Photo of Bookseeb
2.35/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance is a light golden yellow color with a crisp but easily dissipating head. Smell is faint of lime and adjuncts. Taste is also light with the lime and adjuncts with sparse hops leaving a minor bitterness in the aftertaste. Mouthfeel is light with crisp carbonation. I suspect it could be quite refreshing on a hot summer day.

Photo of CrazyDavros
1.66/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Pours gold with a quickly fading head.
Aroma of lime, stale sweet and old socks. Wow it really is quite horrible.
Flavours include initial lime followed by hay and vegetal notes. Not as bad as the aroma.
Way too much carbonation, and the body is pretty watery.

Photo of mrfrancis
1.68/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A: Pours a clear yellow with a surprisingly thick white head. Little streams of effervescence are clearly visible in the glass, marking this as a gassy, heavily carbonated light lager.

S: Aromas of lime and salt are balanced by a combination of grain husk, minerals, chalk, straw, lemon, and grass on the nose.

T: The entry presents notes of lime and salt with a hint of minerality. At mid-palate, notes of lemon, grain husks, grass, straw, and chalk become more prominent. The finish is extremely quick with lime, salt, grass, mineral, and grain husk flavors.

M: Very light in body and very dry. Carbonation is extremely active. This almost feels like drinking nothing. Extremely slight and insubstantial.

O: I suppose if I compare this beer to something like Bud Light Lime, it is decent. On the other hand, if I compare it to anything else, then it is seriously lacking. In the end, Miller Chill is pretty awful. Something to be avoided.

Photo of JohnnyMc
1/5  rDev -48.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Has a better flavor than regular Miller, but still nowhere near one of the best tastings beers that you can get.

The added lime does bring some much needed character to the flavor and it's very easy to drink. It's refreshing for the summer, but that's it.

Photo of mattfungus
2.59/5  rDev +32.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Hey this one has the salt and lime already in it and does taste a little mexicany. Though the lime tastes a little perfumey. It reminds me of miller with mexican lucas candy added to it, For those of you not familiar thats a salt candy (no sugar) with lime flavoring. Its great if your a kid but bad if you have high blood pressure.

The green bottles are a nice color and if your looking to decorate your dorm theyre great though I recommend some oxyclean to get the labels off.

A good beer to impress your non craft beer friends with at a household fiesta, but dont offer it to your aging relatives as it may be too funky.

Good to take shots of tequila with too, or to make chileada with,

Better than the lemon version

Photo of Murrhey
1.68/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Pilsener glass. Reviewed live. Purchased as part of a BevMo mystery pack, not by choice, I promise.

A- Three finger fluffy white head with retention that is rapidly deteriorating in front of me. Some watery lacing hanging on, but not for long. Very pale golden color with absolute clarity. Massively overcarbonated.

S- Some malts and bread smells. Not complex nor do I smell the lime.

T- Some golden malts with a funky sort of saltiness. Not good. Also more watery than anything.

M- Overcarbonated water.

O- Actually could have been worse. Not by much, but it could have.

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Miller Chill from Miller Brewing Co.
49 out of 100 based on 744 ratings.