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Miller Beer (Red Label) - Miller Brewing Co.

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Miller Beer (Red Label)Miller Beer (Red Label)

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19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 2.89
pDev: 24.22%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: IrishRedRock on 08-20-2002)
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Photo of HarlequinBuckeye
2/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Just saw this listed and figured I'd do my best to put my two cents in, even though it's been nearly 20 years since I've drank one.

When I was in my early 20's, this was the go to beer for my friends and I. My tastes have since become much more refined, so I doubt I would like this beer if I were to drink one today. I remember it being a lot like Miller High Life, but a little hoppier, and much sweeter. Probably why we liked it when we were kids. Alcopop didn't exist yet, and we hadn't yet developed an appreciation for beer. This was basically as close as we could get to soda and still get wasted off of it. I'm almost sure I'd hate this beer if I drank one today, but since I'm not completely sure I'm scoring it 2.0 straight down the board.

HarlequinBuckeye, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of chicagoish
3/5  rDev +3.8%

chicagoish, Apr 14, 2014
Photo of Furley80
2/5  rDev -30.8%

Furley80, Jan 30, 2014
Photo of drbenderdo
2.75/5  rDev -4.8%

drbenderdo, Jan 03, 2014
Photo of TonyY
2.25/5  rDev -22.1%

TonyY, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of nineworldseries
2.25/5  rDev -22.1%

nineworldseries, Jun 03, 2013
Photo of cjnuxoll
5/5  rDev +73%

cjnuxoll, Apr 13, 2013
Photo of JohnnieNepal
2.5/5  rDev -13.5%

JohnnieNepal, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of tomasher
2.75/5  rDev -4.8%

tomasher, Jul 29, 2012
Photo of garyford
3/5  rDev +3.8%

garyford, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of dBmV
3/5  rDev +3.8%

dBmV, Jan 06, 2012
Photo of twkirkby
3.5/5  rDev +21.1%

twkirkby, Dec 20, 2011
Photo of valkyre65
3/5  rDev +3.8%

valkyre65, Dec 11, 2011
Photo of chcfan
2/5  rDev -30.8%

chcfan, Nov 28, 2011
Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.18/5  rDev +10%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Was marginally impressed with this, after expectations were so low the first time I had it.
Appearance was a little darker and more substantive than most Miller offerings. Aroma wasn't as offensive either. Its weird, it smells so good around the brewery, but the finished product often ain't so cool

Taste, I shit you not, there were hops in there. Not much, but discernable, which is rare despite the advertised triple hopping these days. In a pinch, you can tell this beer has all four requisite ingredients.

Beerandraiderfan, Aug 22, 2010
Photo of psugrad98
3.83/5  rDev +32.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Actually a great beer, just came out at a bad time. Smooth malt nose with slight traces of hops. Minimal adjunct noticable while cold, but coaxed out while the brew warms. Smooth and crisp, easy drinking and slightly heavier than the traditional Miller lite. Closer to a High Life Lite. Crisp and refreshing but slightly too seltzery.

psugrad98, Jan 06, 2006
Photo of Kwak
2.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not bad, slight foamy head.

The body was straw colored and week with a light fizz.

The taste was not bad, faint malt flavoring and the tiniest bit of hops. Not bitter not skunked nothing real bad here except that it's from Miller!

Kwak, Dec 08, 2002
Photo of ElGuapo
2.65/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

drank a bunch at a beerbeque a while back, and this was one of the better american beers. it had some flavor to it that was not bitter and skunky as hell. there ya go, now it's gone, and i won't miss it, but i will remember it

ElGuapo, Oct 16, 2002
Photo of IrishRedRock
3.25/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Ah, the original Miller beer. Miller "red" as we call it, from its red can. I got a few cases of this for free at my local, because it is no longer made and will not sell. It has been fridged for a long time though, and still tastes how it should, which isn't all that great anyway.

It is slightly sweet and feels like cheap beer. There is surprisingly more hop flavor than I expected. Who knows, maybe sitting for a few years has made some flavor appear. Anyway...RIP Miller Red, and thanks to George at the White Deer for the freebies.

IrishRedRock, Aug 20, 2002
Miller Beer (Red Label) from Miller Brewing Co.
73 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.