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Miller 64 - Miller Brewing Co.

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Miller 64Miller 64

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612 Ratings

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Ratings: 612
Reviews: 216
rAvg: 1.79
pDev: 35.75%
Wants: 3
Gots: 15 | 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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Photo of tesguino


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
Photo of rhoadsrage


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
Photo of notoriousdav


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
Photo of DaPeculierDane


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
Photo of supercolter


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
Photo of eb003


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
Photo of granger10


2.83/5  rDev +58.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

The lighter version of MGD and it shows. Very similar except the corn flavors and grainy bitterness are mellowed down. Body is light but more crisp than I would have expected. There's a bit less smoothness to this than the Miller/Bud/Coors Lights but that might not be such a bad thing. Corn flavors are obvious and some bitterness from either the grains or hops, I'm not sure. Finish is a bit acidic to go with the crispness. I actually prefer this to most of the other macro lights, but it's still not a good beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2006 16:11:39 | More by granger10
Photo of nekronos


3.5/5  rDev +95.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

At least is not the worst beer I have ever tried. And this light version is better than the regular one, yes, I do not know why, but it is a rare event. With this, I actually had a good chat, a little annoying the beer, but was not trying to make me puke like the previous one I had from this brewery.

Serving type: can

10-20-2005 13:55:27 | More by nekronos
Photo of BeerBob


3.1/5  rDev +73.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Miller "Genuine Draft Light" pours a clear amber with streams of carbonation welling up from the bottom of my beer tumbler. Head went to just over one finger then, as if a magic wand had been waved... Poof! gone. The surface of the beer is as smooth as a mirror, with only the slightest of a broken ring now forming from the bubbles of carbon dioxide gas rising to the top.

Nose has a subtle grain presents with little else. Palate is a crisp very light bitter malt. The finish is a clean sharp bight of carbonation.

Miller "Genuine Draft Light" can stand on it's own merits of clean, crisp, and very light bitter malt.

Alcohol by volume is 4.2%

This review is for Miller "Genuine Draft Light", not for Miller "Genuine Draft Light 64", Two different brews, two different ABV%.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2005 00:07:17 | More by BeerBob
Photo of alankwak


3.33/5  rDev +86%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Straw colored, clear beer. Decent head retention and a little lacing.
S: Low hop aroma but it was there.
T: Actually...not bad. A step up from Lite and High Life. Not a bad domestic macro. Very good balance between malt sweetness and hop bitterness and aroma...really.
M: Light mouthfell as you might expect from a a US light macro. OK.
D: Good here. It had decent flavor, aroma and was not at all filling.

After pizza diner drinking Guinness and Hacker Pschorr Weiss beer I had to grab something for Fireside Chat with my family at a small store. Well it turned out AOK. This beer will not win many awards but I found it to be very refreshing and easy to drink without the feeling I was not actually drinking beer. Decent light beer . I must admit. Actually, damn close to Amstel light in quality.

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2005 03:26:52 | More by alankwak
Photo of tgbljb


2.9/5  rDev +62%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

poured a pale yellow color with adequate long-lasting white head. Smell is very minimal with only some slight sweetness noted. Taste follows the smell being very light, but refreshing. Finish is refreshing, but lacks any malt or hop taste. Good spacer.

Serving type: can

09-02-2005 00:55:54 | More by tgbljb
Photo of robertp1024


2.9/5  rDev +62%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

As far as light American macrobrew beers go, I would rate this beer as decent. This beer pours a light yellow color with no head and has a cereal grain scent. The taste is light and refreshing. Great cold on a hot day where you don't want too much alcohol or too much aftertaste.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2005 15:04:51 | More by robertp1024
Photo of maek228


3.08/5  rDev +72.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Appearance: Bright golden yellow with minimal head....no lace whatsoever...quite unimpressive

Smell: Cereal grains

Taste: Cereal grains with tight oh so tight carbonation

Mouthfeel: extra thin with crisp tingly carbonation

Drinability: No taste and no soul but such a drinkable beer. Great for tailgating

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2005 08:32:29 | More by maek228
Photo of Frozensoul327


2.63/5  rDev +46.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Better than it's full flavored brother. Pours out to a medium golden color with decent carbonation, and a short lived white foamy head. Notes of alcohol, hops and corn were observed on the inital aroma, although a bread like scent was also noted half way through. Flavor is mostly water and corn, but I can see how this could been a good beer on a hot summer day, if it was really cold and there was nothing else. Finished weakly, with the lingering taste of zinc or steel, with a touch of alcohol. Not a terrible brew, but not wonderful either. Worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2005 23:46:26 | More by Frozensoul327
Photo of Redrover


2.38/5  rDev +33%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

12 oz clear longneck with no apparent freshness dating.

The beer pours a gold/yellow with a surprisingly tight head. The foam stayed around longer than expected and I even got a bit of lacing. Better than expected.

Light aroma of corn & malt. Think what must people think beer smells like and then divide by ½. Still, no off or unpleasant aromas.

The taste was slightly sweet with no apparent bitterness at all. Again, no off or horrible taste, just a bit of corn sweetness.

The mouthfeel was thin, but the beer did have decent zippy carbonation. Drinkablity is a tougher call, it is easy drinking and better than Bud or Miller lite, but still a yawner.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2005 22:08:20 | More by Redrover
Photo of Gusler


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

The beer leaves the 12-ounce clear bottle a light yellow color with a modest frothy bright white head with the residual lace a thin sheet. Nose is malt, fresh and crisp, the start sweet with a light grain profile and the top skinny in feel. Finish is brisk in its acidity, the hops light and the aftertaste dry.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2004 20:44:45 | More by Gusler
Photo of paulaner


1.9/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

One of the most common beers on the market today. First of all the the thing that kills me has occasionally made me cry, being here in Germany any one can imagine all the delectable brews on the menu. Saying this it only makes me think down on alot of beer drinkers or should I say haven't got a clue about beer and drink what ever they had laying around the trailer. On the other hand this is a wonderful beer that will produce a good taste, tenderize or put a zip on any meal that you are cooking. I actually sent my wife to the store to buy it because I didn't want anyone actually seeing me buy it. All this aside the beer can chicken that this produces is mouth watering, the bratwurst are to die for and don't get me started on the beer battering. The 3 bucks a six pack keeps me coming back for more. Oh ya, it foams alot when I poor it in the pan and even more when I poor it in the flour for the batter and I allways get my gasmask out to keep the smell out of my nose I would never punish my senses like that so I am not sure of the taste or the mouthfeel.

Serving type: can

07-23-2004 21:54:59 | More by paulaner
Photo of beertaster13


2.3/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

First off I hate the bottles these beers come in. Clear bottle where you see a beer that turns you off. Very straw yellow, when poured color remains very straw/piss yellow with no head just glass lacing on the top. The smell is very strong of grain and corn, not very lager smelling. Taste is very watered down with a hop taste in the rear. Very light and dull in the mouth, drinkable because it is so light, but will never be in my fridge.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2004 06:55:10 | More by beertaster13
Photo of TastyTaste


2.17/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Straw yellow color, with a white head that quickly dissipates. Smells very grainy with a little malt. Taste is almost vacant. After having a couple spiced winter brews tonight,this stuff is closer to water than beer. I can sense a little corn and malt, but not much. Not offensive, but not good by any means.

Serving type: can

12-19-2003 05:42:36 | More by TastyTaste
Photo of SilentSabre

North Dakota

3.33/5  rDev +86%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Typical American beer. Pours a light, golden colour and has a snow white head. Delicate lacing and has the smell of most American beer; light to moderate yeasty/ bready smell. A wee bit sweeter than most other American beers and far more palatable than Bud light, if I may be perimetted to say the "B" word. MGD light goes down easy and is a great inexpensive brew to enjoy in breaks while doing lawn work. I have found the above to hold true with most products from Miller Brewing Company. One thing I particularly like about this brew is that is has a light cracker/biscuit after taste. I had originally given this one 3.0 in all categories, but after some time of drinking it, it has grown on me a little and I notice a few more things about it that I didn't the first go 'round.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2003 23:46:51 | More by SilentSabre
Photo of Mustard

District of Columbia

1.83/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Presentation: 12oz. translucent bottle with no "bottled on" or "best by" date; $9.99/18 pack.

Appearance: Sadly enough, pours a rather fetching golden hue; crystal clear; small, snow-white head which is quick to dissipate; light, scattered lacing.

Aroma: Clean; light notes of cooked vegetables.

Taste: Faintly sweet upfront with notes of grain and a flavor I think of as "macro-skunk" throughout; faint, sallow hop bitterness in the aftertaste. Thin, crisp mouthfeel.

Notes: Is what it is. Tasty? No. Cheap? Quite. Drastically lower in calories than, say, your standard pale ale or pilsener? Not really (110 to 150).

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2003 08:48:48 | More by Mustard
Photo of Gump


2.53/5  rDev +41.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

My favorite light domestic beer. (My benchmark beer) The kind you drink when you're working in the yard.
Sure, its great for quenching the thirst, but I will review it, like all others, poured into a glass, and consider aroma, feel, appearance, as well as taste and drinkability:

Pours clear, light yellow. Head is present, but dissipates rapidly. The aroma is grainy and acidic, and little else.
Highly carbonated, and light on the tongue.
Taste is faint and grainy but the carbonation helps alot.
Finishes dry, with no aftertaste.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2003 23:00:55 | More by Gump
Photo of Pegasus


2.03/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Appearance: Crystal clear medium golden color with a small white head that resembles soap lather; it soon fades to a paper-thin layer. A few bubbles drift lazily to the surface; the lacing is poor.

Aroma: Slightly sharp aroma of tart malt and cooked vegetables, and some mild hops.

Taste: Begins with some slightly tart grainy notes and alcohol, midway through the taste turns mildly sweet. The finish is clean and dry with some mild lingering hops.

Mouth feel: Quite thin and watery, the carbonation is soft drink-like.

Drinkability/notes: Not particularly good, but OK if free, as in “free beer”.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2003 19:52:46 | More by Pegasus
Photo of Winter


2.75/5  rDev +53.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured a clear light golden in color with a white head. Mouthfeel is watery and crisp. Weak aroma of some malt, hops... typical Miller beer scent. Feint grainy taste in the finish along with a very light hop bitterness. Very clean overall with some decent palate cleansing ability.

MGD Light is pretty much a substitute for water. Compared to Miller Lite and High Life Light, I'd probably choose this if I had to settle for a Light beer from Miller. Certainly, less offensive from a taste stand point than Bud Light, of course that's not saying much. This beer might serve a purpose on a hot day after mowing the lawn (cliche?) or putting out the flames from some hot buffalo wings or other spicy food. But water works just as well.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2003 16:56:25 | More by Winter
Photo of Tballz420


1.78/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

Same as any other light beer i can remember having. Pointless to drink really. Real pale color, no taste except for water. The regular beer is terrible, so imagine what the light tastes like. There are worse light beers i guess, but whats that really saying anyways?

Serving type: can

04-06-2003 15:01:33 | More by Tballz420
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