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Miller High Life - Miller Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
63
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2,699 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,699
Reviews: 1,013
rAvg: 2.68
pDev: 27.99%
Wants: 11
Gots: 121 | 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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Dapper_Dan_Man

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -16%

08-04-2013 18:07:08 | More by Dapper_Dan_Man
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DaveRinn

Washington

1.75/5  rDev -34.7%

01-13-2014 00:48:03 | More by DaveRinn
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bewareOFpenguin

Massachusetts

2.53/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

I used to work on boiler rooms in ships. That is how hot it has to be to truelly enjoy this beverage. The commercials about "living the high life" usually spotlight some mook who appears: a) only to live on a diet of beef, b) no wife or girlfriend and c) has a weight problem. Who is the target audience?

Serving type: can

10-02-2002 10:02:08 | More by bewareOFpenguin
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jasonpeckins32

Michigan

1.25/5  rDev -53.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Not a very good beer here. It pours a golden yellow color and actually has a nice foamy head, but other than that, there's not too much to excite about. It smells like grains and bread and it tastes like pure bread. I guess there's a little grain and ass flavor in there too, but I really dont understand why it tastes and smells so much like bread. A lethal amount of yeast or something? I guess this one might be okay if you want to tip back 30 of 'em and get hammered all day, but dont count on it tasting very good.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2005 05:19:55 | More by jasonpeckins32
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Greasy

Kentucky

2.25/5  rDev -16%

08-14-2013 16:12:00 | More by Greasy
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TEAMHOLT

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +86.6%

11-14-2011 17:09:18 | More by TEAMHOLT
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Huffaroma

Montana

3.5/5  rDev +30.6%

01-02-2012 04:46:57 | More by Huffaroma
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vwbus7

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

06-24-2014 01:41:36 | More by vwbus7
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dbarny76

Oklahoma

2.75/5  rDev +2.6%

03-10-2014 01:32:55 | More by dbarny76
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ALLISON01

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +11.9%

12-07-2011 23:39:31 | More by ALLISON01
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gkunkle

Oregon

2.55/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Pours a clear golden color with surprising, which unfortunately quickly dissipated. not a lot of smell to it, but I can sniff a little bit of hops. it has a clean taste of grain and corn. Feels mike a medium/light body with a good bit of carbonation. I only had this at a party, didn't do much for me. I have found that in general, when things come out of camouflaged can, they don't taste super great. Although I am sure i could, this isn't something I would like to spend my evening drinking.

Serving type: can

07-26-2010 03:17:08 | More by gkunkle
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WesMantooth

Ohio

3/5  rDev +11.9%

01-11-2014 05:19:53 | More by WesMantooth
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durwood64

Ohio

3/5  rDev +11.9%

01-10-2012 17:16:15 | More by durwood64
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jsisko01

Michigan

2.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - Pours a clear golden color with a centimeter thick, frothy head that dissipates instantly. Has nice lacing.

Smell - I detect corn and grains. A subtle sweetness and a weird spicy scent I can't describe.

Taste - Corn with light hops and grains. Has a mild bitterness in the finish and somewhat of a metallic flavor.

Mouthfeel - Light bodied with high carbonation.

Overall - I'm not too fond of this beer.. lol

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2012 02:53:33 | More by jsisko01
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BWH999

California

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

11-29-2013 06:49:04 | More by BWH999
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PalatePilot

Colorado

3/5  rDev +11.9%

10-29-2013 04:14:12 | More by PalatePilot
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TheBeerdedCharmer

New York

2/5  rDev -25.4%

11-19-2013 03:44:44 | More by TheBeerdedCharmer
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KerryCummins1977

Kentucky

3/5  rDev +11.9%

05-16-2013 01:24:40 | More by KerryCummins1977
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battlekow

Wisconsin

3.63/5  rDev +35.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

I'm drinking this out of an oversized wine glass, as befits the Champagne of Beers. High Life pours a very pale gold color, good head, good lacing. Doesn't really smell like much, but tastes remarkably good for "swill," sweetly malty with a nice biscuity finish. Mouthfeel is overly fizzy--the "champagne," I suppose--but still, High Life's not so bad. Easily my beer of choice for its class, and better than stuff like New Glarus's Totally Naked.

I'll hopefully pick up a bottle of High Life soon for comparison, as I remember it being superior to the canned version.

Serving type: can

09-20-2005 01:54:31 | More by battlekow
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AGust82

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +30.6%

10-29-2013 00:14:32 | More by AGust82
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Rootdog316

Virginia

2.65/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Miller High Life is a great all around beer. However, I wouldn't necessarily call it the "Champagne of Beers." I mean its good and all, but that title is very prestigious. I like the bottle it is in, very unique look. Its got a great taste, and one of my favorite beers around right now.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2003 23:45:34 | More by Rootdog316
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depechemode1983

Texas

3.03/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Color is a typical straw yellow. Head seems to have decent retention. Seems to have a bit of stickiness to it. Leaves some pretty good lacing.

S - Getting some light corn and some light grains. Also a soft lemon scent. Nothing offensive and nothing really remarkable.

T - A tad sweet with lot of corn in the flavor. There is a mild hop bitterness through the middle but quickly fades into nothing.

M - Average macro lager feel. Medium to light bodied with high carbonation. Not bad not good. It is what it is.

O - Another easy drinking macro. I don't understand why people find these so offensive. If anything they are the exact opposite. Bland, low in alcohol and easy to know back and entire six pack. This is one of the better ones in my opinion. And cheaper.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2012 23:22:22 | More by depechemode1983
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CaptJackHarkness

New York

3.5/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The self proclaimed "Champange of Beers" for a mass brewer it may well be! This is my wife's favorite beer( she of no taste buds and no sense of exploration when it comes to food or drink!)

It is a decent, clean brew that must be drunk cold and quick! Abalanced mix of corn,malt,hops equal a neutral taste and aroma. Recommend having it when washing down a Big Mac.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2011 16:00:50 | More by CaptJackHarkness
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jordanmckell

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -16%

12-11-2011 21:08:52 | More by jordanmckell
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dankjohn

Georgia

1.5/5  rDev -44%

08-17-2013 04:21:41 | More by dankjohn
Miller High Life from Miller Brewing Co.
63 out of 100 based on 2,699 ratings.