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Miller High Life - Miller Brewing Co.

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Miller High LifeMiller High Life

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BA SCORE
63
poor

2,883 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 2,883
Reviews: 1,022
rAvg: 2.67
pDev: 28.46%
Wants: 13
Gots: 184 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-20-2000)
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Gunnar12

Colorado

3/5  rDev +12.4%

07-17-2014 01:48:37 | More by Gunnar12
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weaverd33

Michigan

3/5  rDev +12.4%

12-07-2013 20:15:34 | More by weaverd33
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Epoch91

Arizona

3/5  rDev +12.4%

09-09-2013 02:18:09 | More by Epoch91
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cnally

Indiana

3/5  rDev +12.4%

Had on tap at Nick's in Bloomington.

Bright yellow color in the beer with a slight amount of white head (not bad from a pitcher).

The adjuncts are the first aroma you get, with a hint of sweetness.

The flavor is a grainy but sweet one. Corn and wheat dominate the pallate. A slight, very slight bitterness can be detected in the back end of the flavor, but not overwhelming.

Crisp, filling feel with a good amount of carbonation.

You could do better. You could do worse. All in all, it is a beer that goes down easy and is not over filling but delivers enough flavor to make it substantially better than your average macro lager.

06-01-2009 13:56:47 | More by cnally
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FritzSteinhoff

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev +12.4%

09-06-2012 00:59:55 | More by FritzSteinhoff
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Calion


3/5  rDev +12.4%

11-05-2012 00:01:57 | More by Calion
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codynevels

California

3/5  rDev +12.4%

11-17-2011 05:02:34 | More by codynevels
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krykel

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +12.4%

My first review! (that's why I picked an easy one)

Drank straight out of the can.

A- It's got that golden color.

S - It has that "Mass Produced" smell that you get with adjuncts. It's not overly horrible, but not something I would go out of my way for.

T- Hits you at first with a little bite, but goes away quickly the more I drink it.

M- Very thin, almost like water. Carbonation hits pretty hard as well.

O- This is my go to 'cheap' beer. Overall it's not THAT bad of a product. It does exactly what I want it to at the right price. It gets easier to drink after one or two, but there's a good reason for that. If I'm having several different beers or going out, I have to remember to use a palate cleanser after this one, as it diminishes the taste of everything after it.

12-29-2013 19:50:53 | More by krykel
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Boca-X

Missouri

3/5  rDev +12.4%

06-05-2014 22:10:12 | More by Boca-X
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Tywilly132

Utah

3/5  rDev +12.4%

07-09-2014 01:37:34 | More by Tywilly132
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doowhat

Arkansas

3/5  rDev +12.4%

09-19-2013 15:57:32 | More by doowhat
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Zjenn90

Illinois

3/5  rDev +12.4%

08-20-2013 16:49:26 | More by Zjenn90
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ScottHeidrich119

Maine

3/5  rDev +12.4%

12-07-2012 04:34:33 | More by ScottHeidrich119
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spoons

California

3/5  rDev +12.4%

From a can to a pint glass.

A very clear yellow body. not quite as pale as some other lighter lagers. A sticky spidery head that dissapates pretty quickly. Looks like there is a lot of carbonation due to the streaming bubbles.

Smells a little sweet and a little grainy, and bit like a dry white wine.

Taste. The carbonation hits the front of your tongue followed by a little malt sweetness. A wet malt aftertaste. This seems to be smoother than other light lagers.

Overall, I could drink a ton of these. but not that you want to...

04-04-2010 16:55:45 | More by spoons
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Winston_Smith

Kentucky

3/5  rDev +12.4%

12-03-2012 00:21:14 | More by Winston_Smith
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ArchimedesSox

Georgia

3/5  rDev +12.4%

Pours a crystal clear golden color with a 2 finger head that dissipates quickly in a 16oz pub glass.

Smell is quite nice. I smell yeast and malt. Not a lot going on just smells great on a day in the 90s in South GA in the middle of June.

Taste is not bad either. Get those malts with a crispness that really quenches the thirst. A really decent flavor from such a budget friendly offering.

Mouthfeel is not too bad. Has some decent carbonation to go along with the good head that it poured.

Overall, not a bad beer. This was the best offering from a limited selection in a small country store on the way back from a fishing trip to the Gulf. I have always thought this beer was a bargain for the taste that is gives.

06-07-2014 20:22:24 | More by ArchimedesSox
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Mtnbeerman

Colorado

3/5  rDev +12.4%

12-06-2011 01:59:04 | More by Mtnbeerman
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skizziks

Kentucky

3/5  rDev +12.4%

Night of the macros round 1. I have accumulated some crud in the fridge and I will attempt to make the most productive use of the stuff while clearing it out. I do occasionally seek out an American Light Lager, but this will be a bit extreme for me.

12oz. bottle at fridge temp into a room temp weizen glass. Quick rising white baking soda fizz comes up to about 3" and quickly falls to a thin ring and skim of varying bubbles. Surprisingly good lace on such an anemic foam. The beer is a very pale straw. Seems to indicate a general lack.

Aroma is weak with some grain and very slight herbal hop. Grain has a little husk and a little bread crust. Takes some work to get it out.

Flavor has some faint sweetness, herbal hop, clean water. Foam builds on the tongue but not enough to be distracting. Dry metallic finish. Some lingering honey on the tip of the tongue.

Mouthfeel is light, somewhat watery but not exactly thin. The light body and lack of flavor make the High Life very easy to drink. Not a bad pick for an undemanding quencher but not worth seeking out over most other macros. Not that it's hard to find or anything.

03-12-2007 02:07:14 | More by skizziks
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Jack_Frost79

Maryland

3/5  rDev +12.4%

07-30-2014 21:52:47 | More by Jack_Frost79
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fluidmotion

Ohio

3/5  rDev +12.4%

01-17-2012 03:59:11 | More by fluidmotion
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bmur112

Maryland

3/5  rDev +12.4%

11-16-2011 13:00:58 | More by bmur112
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Ksimms1408


3/5  rDev +12.4%

07-23-2014 20:34:05 | More by Ksimms1408
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communism

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev +12.4%

04-19-2013 03:11:29 | More by communism
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JohnnyK

North Carolina

3/5  rDev +12.4%

09-15-2013 19:10:23 | More by JohnnyK
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MFer

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +12.4%

02-23-2014 01:23:23 | More by MFer
Miller High Life from Miller Brewing Co.
63 out of 100 based on 2,883 ratings.