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Miller 64 - Miller Brewing Co.

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Miller 64Miller 64

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BA SCORE
46
awful

693 Ratings
THE BROS
55
awful

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Ratings: 693
Reviews: 222
rAvg: 1.79
pDev: 35.75%
Wants: 3
Gots: 51 | 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:
Beer added by: ZAP on 06-04-2008

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Photo of nms1987
2/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A girl left this in my fridge so I figured.. eh.

Not good at all.

The biggest problem is that there is NO point to this beer.
Don't give me the low calorie thing.
Look, I do not drink beer for the alcohol. Honestly, I really don't. I will drink to get buzzed sometimes but I'm almost never drinking craft when I do this. I am at the bar, the beer pong table or at a tailgate pounding Coors Light or Yuengling.

90% of my beer consumption is craft and alcohol content plays no factor. Taste and the desire to try new things does.

That being said the market this product is aimed for is obviously NOT drinking for taste. They are drinking for booze. And this stuff has none. A beer has to have at LEAST one or the other to have a point. And this stuff has neither alcohol or taste.. so why drink it?

The color is light pale clear yellow. Actually it is probably less than yellow. Some reallly pale yellow. That being said, that isn't much different, color-wise, than a Bud Light, Coors Light ect. That being said, it does keep a head pretty well.

Smell is basically non-existant. Maybe a super-slightly sweet vague grain-y maltiness.

Taste is... not there. Maybe an ever-so-slightly crisp dryness at the end. But mostly nothing.

Mouthfeel? Decent carbonation but pretty watery (duh) feel on the palate. The combo of no taste and decent carbonation make it at least slightly quenching if super ice cold.

Drinkability? well, you could drink it all night I guess if you had to since there is nothing repulsive about it and it is pretty watery but there is nothing about its taste that would make you want to take another sip. A nice glass of water provides me more taste pleasure.
Still, it isn't BAD tasting exactly, has a slightly crisp edge and it is easy to down in a matter of seconds (given its lack of, well, anything) so it isn't gross and could be drunk easily if needed

Also, if you must drink this... get it in the can and put the cans in your freezer before opening them. Then at least it is icy when it goes down, because there is no taste to hide. Drinking it out of the glass is less enjoyable than chugging from the can.

Photo of bluemoonswoon
2.19/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

12oz clear twist off (not off to a good start already) bottle, poured into a shaker pint glass.

A: The head on this beer lasts surprisingly long, not as light as that piece of shit Michelob Ultra, here it's more of a corny golden straw, light but not like that watered down piss color that defines Michelob.

S: Water, whispers of malt, NO hops, none whatsoever, light hints of corny/fruity sweetness. Nothing offensive, just boring all around. It would be ostentatious to try and describe this beer's aroma as more than what is laid out above.

T/MF: Watery/fizzy mouthfeel, bad body and bad texture, not boring, just plain bad, I'd say Bud Light/Miller Lite feel better than this abortion. Sort of tastes like water that was squeezed out of a soggy piece of bread if the bread was made mostly of water. Really nothing going on here, the only thing that separates this from seltzer water is a slight, and I mean very slight, corny/bready twinge that is really more of an afterthought rather than an actual flavor that the brewer intended this beer to have.

D: Hard to argue that this beer would be bad after mowing your lawn on a hot day. As long as that lawn was the size of a football field and you had absolutely nothing else to drink.

Photo of tvljr
1.65/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a pint glass from a bottle.

Color is best described as baby pee yellow with a plastic-like frothy head that never quite goes away.

Taste is almost metallic in nature and remarkably unrefreshing for a light beer.

Proof that alcohol counts when brewing beer. It actually tastes worse than many non-alcoholic brews.

Photo of beachbum1975
1.86/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Had one of these sitting in my fridge after a recent party at my place.

Poured into my pint glass, just as the clear glass bottle suggested, a straw/piss yellow. Clear body leaving a small fizzy ring around the top with small traces of lacing.

Smells of ultra light grains and a trace of "saaz-like" hops.

The taste is lacking in every way. Super high carbonation and barely any "beer" taste. The taste reflects the simple nose, but has no depth.

Too light and too carbonated for my taste - no thanks.

Photo of puboflyons
1.98/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle marked NOV2309-B06030432. Sampled on August 22, 2009.

A - Pale yellow with a short-lived bubbly head and constant carbonation.

S - Corny with a tad of malts in the background.

T/M - Mouthfeel is thin and watery and the taste is rather corny and bland. Nothing much here but it is only 64 calories.

Photo of Stunner97
2.11/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

Appearance- very clear to golden yellow with light carbonation as bubbles stream the glass, nothing shocking

Smell- very light corn or grain, not much here really

Taste- Basically tastes like the watered down version of the miller genuine draft, very light watered down, not repulsive but just not much happening bland

Mouthfeel- just light and carbonated

Drinkability- I have to be fair and say that the drinkability has to be higher then the other categories because to be honest what would you rate water and thats basically what this, this beer has been actually really taking off because basically people just want to be able to drink and not feel bad about calories and gaining weight but really just not worth, personally if im gonna resort to drinking this id rather have a diet soda to be honest, not gross but blah

Photo of CervezaMesa
1.5/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

If your beer standards are low, real low and you are on a diet, then this is the beer for you!

No taste really, alot of water! It will make you piss non-stop

MGD 64 should of came up with a more honest name for their product, hmmmm let me think "Miller Genuine Draft Water Flavored Beer 64" ! Yea that sounds more like it!

Photo of JoeyBeerBelly
2.28/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

My wife came home with a 6 pack of this beer from the grocery store and I just had to try one...

12oz bottle served in a pilsner glass.

Lighter than yellow with a very short-lived white fizzy top.
Grains is all I smell.
Light grainy taste, otherwise nothing else stands out.
Light bodied with burpable carbonation.
I goes down like water, but if I had too many I'd pee the bed.

Photo of bwd110
1.93/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 3

On vacation at the beach, brother-in-law came with a 30 pack.

A: Very light yellow, fizzy, minimal white head that dissipates to zero lacing.

S: Tough to get any type of smell, kind of metallic.

T: Corn and grain. I'm surprised to pick up the corn flavor. Before becoming a BA, I never thought about the swill I would drink. Now it is plain as day. Some stale bready flavors as well, nothing else. No hops detectable.

M: Light, watery, fizzy

D: Would need to drink 35 of these to get a buzz, only had 30 available.

Seriously though, If you only want 64 calories of beer, drink 2 oz of World Wide Stout.

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

Trying to lose weight and was curious to see how a 64 calorie beer would taste. 64 calories is the catch and 64 calories is what you get.

A - Color is a pale yellow that pours a 1 inch white head that doesn't stay around long without any lace to speak of.

S - Smell is of corn and cereal but not skunky.

T - Better than some of the tradition swills but lacks any real flavor. Taste is slightly sweet , carbonated and finishes with a tingle in the back of the throat.

M - Very light, watery at best.

D - Slammin - meaning you drink can these like water and with a low ABV means a lot of them. But that just defeats the purpose of a low calorie beer.

I would recommend drinking less of a better quality beer to achieve the same means.

Photo of csmiley
2.26/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Another brew courtesy of prototypic. Not really sure if props/thanks should be sent out for the chance to try this "fine" beverage from Miller Brewing. Expectations are low but the mind is open. Let's take a journey down Miller Brewing Boulevard and see what happens...

A - Pours a very, very pale yellow color. Head is white and looks soft for the most part. It tops out at just under half inch and only sticks around for about one minute. Lacing is present but minimal at best. Really, it doesn't look half bad.

S - Aroma starts out with corn and has some white bread thrown in for good measure. That is really about it. No background notes or anything else to speak of. Just corn and bread.

T - More corn comes through in the flavor. Seems a little dialed back compared to the nose. Could be a combination of pale malt and cereal that finishes it up. Flavor is really light and hard to pick apart.

M - Lighter bodied with an active carbonation that tickles the back of the throat. Finish just has no presence in this beer. A little sweet maybe?

D - Drinikability is average or a shade lower. The beer is easy enough to drink but the lack of aroma, flavor, and complexity on any level just takes away from the enjoyment too much. I guess you could say I'm surprised at the amount of flavor MB was able to wring out of the 64 brew but it still just comes up short in my book. Worth a try just for the experience.

Photo of beerwolf77
2/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

To put it gently this is water with a splash of beer flavor thrown in.

A: Very pale yellow.

S: what smell? this smells like lake michigan tap water.

T: Like a uber light should. A beer that spilled into a glass of water.

M: Simple. Nothing off putting.

Overall it's not something I'm going to drink on a regular basis but, it's in heavy rotation where I come from. So I swallow one every now and then.

Photo of nc41
2.4/5  rDev +34.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Trying to lose weight and still have a few beers on a hot day. As good as any other Macro swill I guess, better than Budweiser. Good for lawn cutting day, and slamming it down at the beach where you don't want a heavy brew and high ABV. Can't really seriously rate this any deeper than this, but it does serve a purpose with 64 calories and low carbs.

Photo of Reaper16
1.8/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 4

served from a bottle into a pilsner glass

Pours a very pale straw color, minimal head. Whatever. It looks about as appetizing as I expected, which is to say: not.

You can pick up faint whiffs of corn and cereal grain. Nothing else, really. Terrible.

Here's where this beer really surprised me. I was expecting the bad kind of typical light lager flavors, but I did not get that at all. Instead, I got... nothing. Absolutely nothing. I'm not even exaggerating. This was seltzer water. If you really tried you could pick up some of the cereal grain, but that may have actually been imagination.

64 calories = thin, watery. it compliments the [lack of] flavor, I guess. Really carbonated for no reason. As for drinkability, this beer is immensely drinkable. It is as drinkable as water is, because that is all it tastes like.

I came into this travesty with an open mind, but even bad beer tastes like beer in some way. MGD 64 doesn't even try to taste like beer.

Photo of borowsky
1.27/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

We bought a whole bunch of cases of this beer at the bar which employs me because we were told that the Miller girls were going to come by and do a promotion. Well they came by, and only stayed for about 20 minutes, so we were left with A LOT of this beer left. We all choked it down in a few days to make room in our refrigerators.

Appearance- Pale yellow. Looks like it smells - cat urine.

Aroma- Very slight hints of corn, and that's it.

Mouth Feel- Beyond light. Like club soda.

Taste- As I said before, cat urine. Also tastes like tin, like bad tap water.

Drinkability- It's drinkable in that you can throw back 15 without getting that drunk, but that actually hurts the drinkability, since you cant get drunk enough quick enough to not care about horrid taste.

Photo of hardy008
1.03/5  rDev -42.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Appearance - Has a thin head and pours a very pale yellow color.

Smell - Some corn and that's about it.

Taste - Corn and water, not much there.

Mouthfeel - Thin and watery as expected, but still, is this the best they could do?

Drinkablity - No thank you. Not again. Be careful what you drink at Memorial Day get togethers.

Photo of Halcyondays
1.84/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 3

12 oz. clear bottle, purchased a single on a whim to see how light it really is,

A: Pours a very pale yellow with a solid white head, soapy, fair lace.

S: Very light, minour cereal notes.

T: Really, it tastes like carbonated seltzer water. The major flavour is carbonic acid, not a hint of malt or hops.

M: Incredibly thin, feels like water in the mouth.

D: Light beyond light, thin beyond thin. You might as well drink water since you'll get the same flavour profile. Miller's answer to the pallid nature of Michelob Ultra I guess.

Photo of coalcracker
2.02/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Pours a very pale golden color with little carbonation and lacing.
Smell: Not much here. Very light malts, husky aroma.
Taste: Initial crisp bite fades very quickly. Malt backbone is extremely weak with the flavor of cooked corn. Odd metallic aftertaste also noted.
Mouthfeel: Extremely thin texture, watery at best. Perhaps one of the most watered-down brews I've ever had.
Drinkability: I can see why someone would want several- it's thin, low calorie, and not that challenging to the taste buds- but therein is the problem- though weak in body, I don't care for the taste that I do notice.

Overall- Quite watery and wimpy. Not that offensive in taste, but not worthwhile.

Photo of JesseP09
2.8/5  rDev +56.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

One of the easiest beers to drink...ever. It goes down like nothing, because it kinda is nothing. Its whole marketing campaign paints as a healthy, low-calorie beer. Unfortunately this leads to not much taste, although what is there is average, not awful. Pretty unremarkable beer, but not a bad choice if you are health conscious or wanting a great many because it does go down really easy. I guess if you are health conscious you wouldn't drink all that much. Haha

Photo of yelterdow
2.46/5  rDev +37.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

My wife asked me to pick up a sixer of this last week, so I'm just doing my part in sampling one. I'll serve this at refrigerator temperature in a pilsner glass. 12oz. twist-off cap.

Appearance- Until this starts to accumulate in the glass, it barely shows any color at all... it then reads a pale straw tone. Multiple streams of bubbles launch from the bottom... all told, the white cap summons up a finger's worth of foam and never completely goes away.

Smell- Sweet corn floods the nostrils, with just a suggestion of grain but no hops. The unpleasant vegetal, cereal aroma that one might associate with this style is thankfully not present... in fact, as the beer opens up there's not much of a smell at all aside from the initial blast.

Taste- There is none. Seriously... this could be club soda or seltzer or something like that... I'm not even picking up the adjuncts. It's carbonated water.

Mouthfeel/Drinkability- At least the texture is nice... a tad sharp and prickly for the first millisecond but then it's quick and tight, staying frothy and active while in the mouth. As with Yeungling Light, which I tried for the first time last week, this could be phenomenally satisfying in the dead of Summer's heat, quenching one's thirst while playing beach volleyball or something. Just don't expect *anything* in the way of taste, they left that part out.

Photo of kbnooshay
1.85/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

I was feeling fat so I bought a 12 pack of this shit. Im not going to even call this beer. I have had light beer that tastes like beer before and this just tastes like canned corn water filtered through a metal strainer. Pours a light golden pee color. The aroma is kinda malty and super adjunct. Taste is corny and sweet with virtually no hop flavor. Besides michelob ultra this is pretty much as watery as they get. Mouthfeel is virtually non existent besides a slight stickiness.

The abv is 2.8! Thats not beer! This should at least be refreshing but its not.

Thin, weak corn water.

Photo of Beernoisseur
2.71/5  rDev +51.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Ok, I am reviewing this on the STYLE (mega, uber ultra light, mass produced beer). Please factor that into your assessment of me as a human being.

A - when poured into my pilsner glass, there was actually a decent head with a little lacing! I couldn't believe this beer would lace at all. In every other way, this is what the boys at stone brewery would call a "yellow, fizzy beer".

S - Adjunct grains. Corn. Not very nice. Nothing resembling complexity.

T - Believe it or not, I didn't mind the flavor of this beer. There's a lot of cooked corn flavor, but there is just a tiny bit of hop character. Interesting. A lot more than I was expecting from a light beer, much less one with only 64 calories.

M - It is what it is. Light light light.

D - This is a very drinkable beer. it was designed to be a refreshing, non-intimidating beer. There are those who will be offended by this flavor. I don't mind it. I guess I am one of the few people that can appreciate a super cheap, light, mass produced macro, as well as something like Ruination, or Old Rasputin.

Photo of Brad007
1.86/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Pours a straw-gold color with a one-finger head into my pint glass.

Aroma is sweet and full of corn/grainy malt. Not much else to detect in the head.

Taste is full of corn, grainy malt and a bit of sweetness. Watery and a bit too smooth.

Ditto on mouthfeel. Not much difference here. Light on flavor and quite similar to seltzer water.

Well, this is light but I'm trying to figure out where the beer part went. Better to review it just to remind you of what good beer tastes like.

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

This one is the new 64 calorie light beer that MGD puts out. It's kind of scary when a beer company's advertisements' primary selling point is that it is low-cal, instead of saying that it tastes good or it's refreshing or whatever, like every other beer ad does.

The closest beer to MGD 64 tastewise may be Grain Belt, though I hate to cut down Grain Belt like that, because Grain Belt isn't nearly as bad. MGD 64 has almost a soapy finish to it, which obviously is not a good quality for beer.

64 calories for every MGD 64 you drink. Or 0 calories for all the MGD 64's you don't drink. If you're drinking a beer solely because it only has 64 calories, just don't drink beer then. If you want a real beer, try something else. Beer bellies are sexy anyways.

Photo of dacrza1
1.88/5  rDev +5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Ah, a new classic... mega-bubbly, thinly yellow body that reminds me of liquid corn... head dissolves to soapsuds almost immediately... malty, almost with the sweetness of malt liquor--lacking in substance... thin, fuzzy palate... approximates water in its consistency--drinkable, yes.... watery cornflake and thinning malt leaves the tastebudswanting of flavor... MGD brags of its 64 calories--and rightfully so--but that would be the ONLY benefit to fisting this thin, whistle-wetting too-easy-drinking lawn mower companion... this review could be subttitled "Ballad of a Thin Beer," in honor of Bob....

Miller 64 from Miller Brewing Co.
46 out of 100 based on 693 ratings.