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Miller 64 - Miller Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
46
awful

631 Ratings
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Ratings: 631
Reviews: 216
rAvg: 1.79
pDev: 36.31%
Wants: 3
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  2.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ZAP on 06-04-2008)
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

1.02/5  rDev -43%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

64 (sixty-four) is the natural number following 63 and preceding 65.

Clear faint yellow appearance, slim white, soapy head, ...average look, not much to say.

Sixty-four is the square of 8, the cube of 4, and the sixth power of 2. It is the smallest number with exactly seven divisors. It is the lowest positive power of two that is adjacent to neither a Mersenne prime nor a Fermat prime. 64 is the sum of Euler's totient function for the first fourteen integers. It is also a dodecagonal number and a centered triangular number.

Aroma: wet air. Faint cereal scent. Mostly moistness. Hollow.

64 is a superperfect number - a number such that σ(σ(n))=2n.
In 8-bit home computers, a common shorthand for the Commodore 64

Bleeech!!! Awful! A wreck! Messy carbonation, and no flavor whatsoever. Nothing. Charged water, and water. Like Zap said, no beer flavor. Just water and harsh, horrible ...the less said the better.

Number of hexagrams in the I Ching.
Number of sexual positions in the Kama Sutra.
Number of demons in the Dictionnaire Infernal.

Texture: none.
Body: none.
Drinkability: pass. Having no flavor, you are not incited to "enjoy." Terrible.

What else can we say about 64?
The code for international direct dial calls to New Zealand
The designation of US Interstate 64, a freeway from Missouri to Virginia
The designation of U.S. Route 64, a highway from Arizona to North Carolina
The subject of the Beatles song "When I'm Sixty-Four".
The amount of crayons in the popular Crayola 64 pack.

and one crappy-ass offering from Miller Brewing Company.

(thanks to Wikipedia!)

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2008 03:26:58 | More by feloniousmonk
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ZAP

Minnesota

1.02/5  rDev -43%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I am a lover of craft beers but by no means do I turn my nose up to a macro beer from time to time...I enjoy kicking back pitchers of Labatts, Miller High Life or Pabst or whatever is on tap with the boys after hockey. I was interested in finding out if Miller somehow made a drinkable beer with only 64 calories. If it measured up to even the old MGD light I would probably purchase it from time to time.

Unfortunately this is about as bad as it gets for a light beer. Tastes like a seltzer water mixed with MGD...about 98 percent seltzer water and 2% MGD....just a real nasty charged up water feel to it...pours an excessive white head...very watery flavor and feel....this is bad....I've seriously had NA beers with more taste...seriously....It has no beer taste whatsoever..

Personally I think it needs at least 5 more calories to add some flavor and then they could call it Miler Genuine Draft 69...then they'd be on to something.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2008 04:31:13 | More by ZAP
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rye726

Colorado

1.38/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

One thing this beers has going for it is there is really no flavor. That is about it though. A clear yellow color with the usual bad fizzy head. No flavor or aroma besides the old grainy malts and grassy hops. A light fizzy body finishes me off. This one goes down the drain.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2008 03:51:24 | More by rye726
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BeerManDan

California

2.05/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Poured a light yellow with a fair amount of foam that dissapated with in a few seconds. The smell and aroma was very weak. The taste was also weak and had sort of a watery bitterness while drinking it. Not much difference between this Light Lager and the others. They all seem to be the same. Drank this swill because I was visiting a friend and couldn't be a snob by turning him down!

Serving type: can

05-12-2008 04:42:36 | More by BeerManDan
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giblet

Ohio

1.68/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

poor light watery beer. looks light yeller. little head and average carbonation. tastes grain and water. this is not a very good light beer. macro lights are generally watery versions of light watery beer. this fits that description.

suckem up and movem out.

giblet

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2008 17:53:38 | More by giblet
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WJVII

Wisconsin

2.05/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

This beer was left at my home by one of my wife's friends (who is watching calories). I say why drink beer if you are watching your calories, but that is another story. On to the beer, poured into a pint glass (even though the bottle is clear). Straw color with almost no white head, no lacing. This beer smells of some corn and grainy malt. The taste has a corn flavor, carbonation leaves an odd aftertaste. This beer is too watered down for its own good. Not impressed, but wasn't expecting much.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2008 18:30:09 | More by WJVII
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berserker256

Michigan

2.68/5  rDev +49.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

This is the only beer that I've ever reviewed that I didn't pour into a glass. The bottle's clear so screw it. I can see the clear golden yellow appearance and thin white head. Maybe I could smell it better if poured into a glass seeing that I don't smell much here. It smells better than some other macro light beers that I've smelled. Although it smells as if lesser fermentables were used in the brewing... I've smelled worse. Pretty clean non-bitter taste. One of the better macro light beers out there, but not a very good BEER beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2008 20:19:31 | More by berserker256
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zeff80

Missouri

1.73/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

A - Poured out a clear, golden yellow color with a small, white head. No lace.

S - It smelled of corn, grain adjuncts and some light maltiness.

T - It tasted of corn and grain adjuncts. It was too watery tasting for a light beer.

M - It was fairly thin but smooth. A very light-bodied beer.

D - This is fairly typical of the style...not very satisfying or very tasty.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2008 18:50:44 | More by zeff80
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clayrock81

Virginia

2.05/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Had this in the can and didn't bother pouring it. Smell is heavyish, not airy like most light macros but there really is nothing there but some adjuncts like corn and maybe some barley. The mouthfeel is fine and slick, very smooth. That is because this stuff has almost flavor whatsoever. It isn't even bad, it is non-descript. Just nothing to note of, and the only reason I drank this is because my cheap beer buddy is on a diet. I should've just had a glass of water.

Serving type: can

02-12-2008 19:52:04 | More by clayrock81
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morimech

Minnesota

2.25/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Very pale straw color with a vigorous white head that quickly disipates to a thin film. Some sticky lacing is left behind. Very bubbly and active.

It smells heavy of adjuncts. Mostly corn but there is a surprising fruity scent on finish. Nothing great but not terribly obnoxious smelling like many light beers.

Very weak beer-like flavor. Not much else to add. A bit fizzy and light bodied. I would think it is extremely low calorie. This is a quantity over quality beer but at its price point I can think of a couple of other macro lagers I would pick up instead of this one.

Serving type: can

12-15-2007 19:28:54 | More by morimech
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witster18

Tennessee

2.1/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

right there in the Mich Lt/Bud Lt mold. High on carbonation. decent appearance for a light beer. To much corn in the taste..there's a twangy fruit...but I think it's just sour corn. Head is whispy and leaves quickly. Crisp finish makes it quite drinkable although this beer is truly unremarkable. Haven't had shiner lt....but to me Mich Lt has a slight edge on the lt macro catagory. avoid unless it's -8.99 or unless you just want to feel like you're saving calories.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2007 21:40:08 | More by witster18
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scaliasux

Wisconsin

1.43/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1

This is the "reformulated" MGD64

Appearance - Pale yellow. Clear and bubbly. A vigorous pour results in a very tall head that quickly dissipates to a thin film. Looks like a regular macro light.

Smell - Very little aroma at all, just a little corny malt. Not real appetizing.

Taste - Little to no beer character. Appears to have some corny sweetness. Mostly tastes like a slightly off lemon-flavored seltzer water. Quite similar to Michelob Ultra. (Which is probably what they were shooting for.)

Mouthfeel - Light and highly carbonated.

Drinkability - Bad beer that lacks character. I'm kind of offended that this beer is being marketed in my hometown (Madison, WI) - I think we're a little better than that.

Serving type: can

08-24-2007 04:45:02 | More by scaliasux
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Monkeyknife

Missouri

2.42/5  rDev +35.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Poured from the bottle a clear light yellow with a bit of a head and very, very minimal lacing.

Smells a bit grainy with a light sulfur note.

Tries to present some flavor but falls short. No hops, Hardly a malt presence.

Light, crisp, body with plenty of carbonation.

This tastes about like every other macro out there. Easy-to-drink out in the heat but not much of an experience. Enjoy if your short on options.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2007 03:09:14 | More by Monkeyknife
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sessycuban

California

1.9/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A - The beer pours a pale yellow. It's effervescent, but it doesn't retain at all. No lacing whatsoever.

S - I get a sulfuric smell. I'm genuinely surprised to get this from a canned beer, but I've been surprised before. This was probably the least attractive part of the beer.

T - I'm getting more hops than your average American macro light lager. I also get a little bit of maltiness, but it's not really there.

M - Very light body and very thin. I guess, that's what to be expected from the style.

D - If you drink it glacially cold, you can get away with drinking this beer at a dive bar. Otherwise, avoid at all costs.

Serving type: can

05-15-2007 07:29:10 | More by sessycuban
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MrMcGibblets

Illinois

1.63/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

oh yeah, when i thought that i could lose weight by drinking "lite" beers instead of cutting out the processed food, this was a staple. i used to be loyal to mgd before i knew what good beer was, and this is just a smaller version of mgd. some corn adjunct flavors and aromas are detectable if you try really hard. pale, colorless, tasteless, fizzy crap, but it was cheap. oh, those 30-packs and a frozen glass...why didn't i just drink vodka if i didn't want to taste anything?

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2007 05:16:58 | More by MrMcGibblets
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fizzy

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +67.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Yea, this is just about as average as you can get. Did the Michelob Golden Draft Lite taste test and they are just about even. What did I expect? You know, I just wish the days of cases of 24 returnables for $7.50 was still around. You found a lot of friends that would drink a lot of average beer without one snide remark.

Serving type: can

05-10-2007 21:55:39 | More by fizzy
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PBRstreetgang

Ohio

3.28/5  rDev +83.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours an albino golden hue with pristine clairity; generating a one and half finger soapy head. Holds a very thin cap for most of the glass and surprisingly, it even leaves sticky waves of lacing. Clean-ish nose, some rice and other cereal adjuncts are the only noticable aromas. Scrubbed pale lager malt and tannic adjunct taste-very light with no hop flavor anywhere. A suggestion of hop extract bitterness balances the very delicate flavor and the aftertaste dries away to blankness almost instantly. Crisp and sharp carbonation and seltzery body- quite effervescent. The drinkability could be called excellent since a few seconds after taking a sip you could easily forget you were having a beer. A good attmept at tasting like nothing.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2007 06:07:26 | More by PBRstreetgang
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theopholis

California

2.25/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance- Crystal clear pale yellow beer that continually effervences. There is a very white head witth little head retention. No lacing at all..

Aroma- There is a very soft sulfur note with some sweetness in there somewhere. Odd. Almost smells like a tad bit of light struck, but I know Miller uses chemicals to prevent that.

Taste- What little taste there is is mostly some bittering hops with just enough maltiness for you to know that you aren't drinking a weak hop tea.

Mouthfeel- Very lght body with a lot of carbonation.

Drinkability- It's okay, as long as you don't tip the glass to your mouth expecting to taste beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2007 20:33:30 | More by theopholis
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happygnome

Minnesota

2.35/5  rDev +31.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

a: straw pale yellow color with about a quarter inch of white head that goes away quickly leaving no lacing
s: grain/straw aroma maybe a corn?
t: a lot like the nose straw with a definate corn taste
m: a lighter bodied beer than i hoped for, sharp carbonation

overall this is an ok beer, not something i would buy again though

Serving type: can

03-21-2007 23:14:06 | More by happygnome
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tesguino

Mexico

2.05/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Better than Miller Lite, not that this says much. Still, the hops are there and taste like real hops. Thin and bland, as one would expect. Not bad as a back yard cooling off sort of beer.

try with mexican beer, enchiladas, tacos de trompo and green sauce chicharron; 45% recommended.

Serving type: can

02-21-2007 21:23:20 | More by tesguino
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

2.13/5  rDev +19%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

(Served in an American pint glass)

A- This beer has a crystal clear pale yellow body that is very thin with a strong carbonation of big bubbles. There is a snow white head that fades pretty quickly.

S- The soft sulfur note has a faint sweetness to it followed by a soft white bread note.

T- The flavor of dry club soda has a bite to it with a soft bitterness in the finish that doesn't have any hop taste. There is a note of dry field corn that hangs on after each sip.

M- This beer has a light mouthfeel with a fizz finish.

D- There is no malt flavor and no real hop flavor. It is not to interesting and I would rather drink water.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2007 02:56:46 | More by rhoadsrage
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notoriousdav

Colorado

1.95/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

I guess the best thing you could say about this beer is that it has a little more favor than Miller Light. Of course, that's not hard to do since Miller Light is basically bottled water with some alcohol in it. One should only drink this beer in high school when they want the girls to think they're a rebel because they don't drink light beers.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2007 01:31:26 | More by notoriousdav
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DaPeculierDane

Wisconsin

3.48/5  rDev +94.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

For a light beer, this isn’t too bad. Clear morning urine color with plenty of carbonation and a thin white film. Mild aroma of sweet grain and corn. Tastes slightly of corn and cereal grains with a minimal amount of hop bittering. Mouthfeel is light and sweet. Finish is crisp from the carbonation and mildly acidic. Drinkability is better than most in the category. Not repulsive in any way some many macro lights are. Just not much going on.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2006 17:18:19 | More by DaPeculierDane
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supercolter

Wisconsin

2.25/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Appearance is pretty standard for the style. Straw yellow with minimal head or lacing. Just looks watered down, I know color does not necessarilly determine taste... but nearly clear is not a good sign.
Smell is actually pretty decent. I like it. It is slightly fruity/malty up front. With a carress of hops.
Taste is well, lets just say this is my first 1 I have given. Minimal malt and a club soda taste.
Mouthfeel- tastes and feels like club soda.
D- big gulps are key here...

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2006 06:29:50 | More by supercolter
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eb003

Kentucky

3.95/5  rDev +120.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

I have to say for a light beer... this one is pretty dog-gone good. I put it up there with cousin Miller Lite. I think the appearance and smell are pretty average. Most light beers are very clear and don't have a whole lot of aroma. I like the taste and flavor of the beer. It's very crisp and refreshing. The mouthfeel is what a light beer should be. It's very soft and has a carbonated feel to it. I rate this high on drinkability because it's not over-filling, it's refreshing, and I could drink this beer all night.

Dog-gone good for a light brew in my humble opinion.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2006 02:15:09 | More by eb003
Miller 64 from Miller Brewing Co.
46 out of 100 based on 631 ratings.