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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

2,858 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 2,858
Reviews: 1,022
rAvg: 2.67
pDev: 28.46%
Wants: 13
Gots: 174 | 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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Beerbuddha

Louisiana

2.9/5  rDev +8.6%

Apperance- Nice light golden coloring with a thin white head which disappears quickly.

Smell- Smells of grain and not much else

Taste- Tastes of grain and has a light metal taste to it. It also has a corn or earthy flavor to it.

Mouthfeel- Thin and very carbonated.

Drinkability- Not a horrible beer. This would be a nice beer to drink after having done strenuos work of some type such as mowing the lawn. They do a good job marketing this beer to a young, hip crowd similar to Pabst.

10-04-2007 20:37:40 | More by Beerbuddha
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Wisconsinality

Wisconsin

2.6/5  rDev -2.6%

A- Pours a clear golden head with minimal head,
S- Not really much to the smell of this one, a bit of corn and malt but that is stretching it.
T- I don't taste much except maybe some corn and a little bit of malt if that. This is made to be drank and not tasted.
M- Very light bodied and highly carbonated, I do find myself enjoying the carbonation, bascially the only thing keeps me drinking this beer.
D- A macro session beer that I drink a lot of when I have nothing else to drink, literally, like in certain parts of Iowa and Oklahoma.

09-07-2009 03:55:04 | More by Wisconsinality
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greenmonstah

New Hampshire

2.42/5  rDev -9.4%

12 oz bottle from a pack I bought for cooking brats.

A - Pours an ugly clear bright yellow with a short little head. Lacing is average

S - Skunky, sweet corn and a tiny touch of hop. Not a lot here.

T - Very very light malt and sweetcorn. A little bit bready, which is nice. Really it's just a carbonated corn water, and the only reason it scores a C is that the American Adjunct Lager is a shit style and this is slightly less shitty than most of them.

M - Body is thin as water. Average carbonation.

D - Very easy to down, which I suppose is the best quality of this beer. It's a fairly typical adjunct, but better than all the Lite crap.

10-22-2010 21:47:56 | More by greenmonstah
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gonzo000

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

07-29-2014 03:34:42 | More by gonzo000
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CrazyMike

Alberta (Canada)

3.18/5  rDev +19.1%

Appearance wise, a very average yellow beer. Smell is almost non existant, not to impressive at first glance.

The taste is light and malty. A bit bitter with good hops. Not very complicated but not overly watered down. Actually very refreshing, would be ideal to drink on a hot day.

One of it's biggest flaws is a long lasting dry aftertaste. Not really a beer to savor, more of a beer to chug down.

06-12-2006 19:55:10 | More by CrazyMike
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alkemy

Ohio

3.43/5  rDev +28.5%

Poured out of a shiny gold 24oz. can. The beer was gold but rather pale in comparison. Fluffy white head left a surprising amount of lacing. "The champagne of beers" is really not too bad for the style. There's a wet grass that accompanies the adjunct sweetness. The grassy scent seems to show itself slightly in the taste. There's also a very slight hint of wheat. I have to admit that this would be my macro of choice at the current time.

01-22-2010 23:31:50 | More by alkemy
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chrishiker1409

New York

1/5  rDev -62.5%

11-16-2013 01:40:59 | More by chrishiker1409
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Dapper_Dan_Man

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

08-04-2013 18:07:08 | More by Dapper_Dan_Man
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durwood64

Ohio

3/5  rDev +12.4%

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

California

2.75/5  rDev +3%

02-23-2014 10:30:41 | More by ItsYourBoyBlue
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bewareOFpenguin

Massachusetts

2.53/5  rDev -5.2%

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?

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

Michigan

1.25/5  rDev -53.2%

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.

04-09-2005 05:19:55 | More by jasonpeckins32
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dbarny76

Oklahoma

2.75/5  rDev +3%

03-10-2014 01:32:55 | More by dbarny76
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bigeyedfish89

Maryland

3/5  rDev +12.4%

12-19-2011 19:24:08 | More by bigeyedfish89
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TEAMHOLT

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +87.3%

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

Montana

3.5/5  rDev +31.1%

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

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev +21.7%

06-16-2012 20:40:03 | More by milkbone_underwear
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Loco_Joe

New York

3.75/5  rDev +40.4%

04-03-2014 20:51:50 | More by Loco_Joe
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addiwilliams

Virginia

3/5  rDev +12.4%

08-22-2013 02:11:17 | More by addiwilliams
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jordanmckell

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

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

Oregon

2.55/5  rDev -4.5%

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.

07-26-2010 03:17:08 | More by gkunkle
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Chickenhawk9932

Pennsylvania

2.9/5  rDev +8.6%

Pours a shade paler than straw with a foamy white head.

Smells slightly astringent with a sting of carbonation. There is very little aroma.

Tastes of corn with a slight citrus ting in the carbonation ( maybe a hint of lemon) then gives way to sweet bread, with a metallic aftertaste. Mass produced adjunct - slightly better than the others.

09-05-2011 23:55:02 | More by Chickenhawk9932
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yokken

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -25.1%

02-27-2012 21:26:53 | More by yokken
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sanitarium16

New Jersey

2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

08-20-2013 13:53:58 | More by sanitarium16
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Ewhite2121

Vermont

3/5  rDev +12.4%

03-02-2014 18:55:33 | More by Ewhite2121
Miller High Life from Miller Brewing Co.
63 out of 100 based on 2,858 ratings.