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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

2,739 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 2,739
Reviews: 1,015
rAvg: 2.68
pDev: 27.99%
Wants: 12
Gots: 132 | 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.

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teraflx

Arizona

2.25/5  rDev -16%

02-18-2013 18:01:38 | More by teraflx
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

2.25/5  rDev -16%

02-18-2013 06:01:46 | More by LampertLand
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BamfBacon

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

02-17-2013 16:46:17 | More by BamfBacon
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Alek

California

2/5  rDev -25.4%

02-17-2013 03:27:40 | More by Alek
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JayBeer

Texas

2.88/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance (3)- HIGH LIFE pours a GOLDEN CLEAR color with a HEAD that dissipates fairly quickly, but leaves a LATTICE down to the last drink. Some may deem a 3 too high for a MACRO, but as far as straight APPEARANCE goes, the high carbonation gives an attractive effervescence throughout the life of the drink.

Smell (1.75)- A SWEET MALT smell is given right off the pour, with LITTLE character left afterward. Given a good, hard sniff, prevailing RICE, slightly CORNY scent is present after dissipation of the head. This isn't the beer to give you a SIDEWAYS monologue, when critiquing its taste, the character just isn’t there.

Taste (3)- As far as MACRO BREWS go, I have always found HIGH LIFE to have the CRISPEST flavor for my taste (as far as macros go!). I may, however, be slightly bias, because I have been drinking this beer for several years. The taste is, again, RICEY AND CORNY, but there isn't that METALIC CAN, taste found in BUD, OR COORS. The flavor of alcohol isn't too present, the beer finishes crisp, a reminder of a hard days work in THE SUN, or weekends MOWING THE LAWN. This isn't a rare, mouthgasm inducing taste, it's just, GOOD OLE BEER.

Mouthfeel (2.75)- Again, I rate HIGH LIFE a bit higher than I would other macros, because of its EFFERVECANCE. The bubbles taken in with every sip give you a reason of why this is labeled THE CHAMPAGNE OF BEERS. It is, again, rather delightful on a HOT, DRY day, though LACKING in any other SIGNIFICANT character.

Overal (3.75)- This rating stands ONLY when compared against other MACROS. Again, I am biased toward HIGH LIFE, I have too much experience with the brew to trash it now that I have had more experience with BETTER BEERS, WITH GREATER CHARACTER IN ALL THE ABOVE CATEGORIES. A guy has to keep his old standbys, ya know. But for me, the amounts of CARBONATION AND EFFERVECANCE are the CLINCHERS.

THANKS ALL,
PS: WAS MY FIRST REVIEW ON THIS FANTASTIC FORUM, TO ALL WHO ARE CONCERNED, KEEP UP THE FANTASTIC WORK, I LOVE THIS PLACE, AND ALL THE INFO I HAVE RETRIEVED FROM IT!

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2013 02:57:10 | More by JayBeer
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Kuongming

California

3.5/5  rDev +30.6%

02-17-2013 00:40:43 | More by Kuongming
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bsopko

New Jersey

1/5  rDev -62.7%

02-16-2013 17:46:47 | More by bsopko
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acsprouse

South Carolina

1.25/5  rDev -53.4%

02-15-2013 06:43:43 | More by acsprouse
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Lazaro

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -16%

02-14-2013 06:14:09 | More by Lazaro
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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +11.9%

02-13-2013 02:16:15 | More by thomscottson
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ChetChildress


1.25/5  rDev -53.4%

02-13-2013 02:08:40 | More by ChetChildress
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Tjvan2

Iowa

2.25/5  rDev -16%

02-11-2013 20:22:33 | More by Tjvan2
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

2.25/5  rDev -16%

02-11-2013 20:11:54 | More by BrownAleMale
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Chrysostom

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +39.9%

02-11-2013 09:08:23 | More by Chrysostom
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wonothesane42

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

02-11-2013 00:35:56 | More by wonothesane42
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sketchyhoodie

New York

2/5  rDev -25.4%

02-10-2013 04:42:13 | More by sketchyhoodie
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bendukes86

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev +2.6%

02-10-2013 02:10:09 | More by bendukes86
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rorjets

Connecticut

1/5  rDev -62.7%

02-10-2013 01:36:25 | More by rorjets
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jacket_fan

Georgia

2.58/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured aggressively from a clear bottle into a pint glass

A
Clear near yellow color with a long lasting head. A heavy lacing that lasted long past finishing.

T
Minimal bitter beer taste. Lets face it. This is a mass production brew. Not meant for beer snobs. To me it is satisfying for a hot day when you are doing the sort of activities you do as an excuse to drink beer outside.

M
A little thin with enough carbonation

O
What I remember from my wayward youth. Still would chose the king of beers when buying this style. But would enjoy on a hot Georgia afternoon.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2013 02:34:01 | More by jacket_fan
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Chris77McGrath

Ohio

2/5  rDev -25.4%

02-08-2013 20:29:42 | More by Chris77McGrath
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chickensaw

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

02-07-2013 20:51:18 | More by chickensaw
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

02-05-2013 01:40:11 | More by Kunstman
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boxedfood

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

02-04-2013 03:58:14 | More by boxedfood
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TheLevi4000

New York

3/5  rDev +11.9%

02-03-2013 07:08:08 | More by TheLevi4000
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DoubleSkunk

Montana

3.5/5  rDev +30.6%

02-03-2013 06:20:54 | More by DoubleSkunk
Miller High Life from Miller Brewing Co.
63 out of 100 based on 2,739 ratings.