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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

2,962 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 2,962
Reviews: 1,026
rAvg: 2.67
pDev: 28.46%
Wants: 13
Gots: 219 | 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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Photo of Dave1999
2.45/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours your typically yellow, transparent macro beer with a white head.

This smells horrible, I'm tempted just to throw it away.

Its carbonated and watery thin.

It doesn't actually taste as bad as I thought it would to be fair. Just a regular American larger.

I could easily knock back several of these at a party and it is ridiculously cheap. So I suppose it does have it's place but I won't be buying it again (unless I'm broke).

Dave1999, Feb 01, 2012
Photo of Beerme09
1/5  rDev -62.5%

Beerme09, Feb 01, 2012
Photo of CoryR
2/5  rDev -25.1%

CoryR, Feb 01, 2012
Photo of ThinkAgain
1.5/5  rDev -43.8%

ThinkAgain, Jan 31, 2012
Photo of shigg85
2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

shigg85, Jan 31, 2012
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3/5  rDev +12.4%

slimntubbs, Jan 31, 2012
Photo of Goldfishman
2.75/5  rDev +3%

Goldfishman, Jan 30, 2012
Photo of Samp
2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Samp, Jan 30, 2012
Photo of DeanMoriarty
2.83/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Picked up a few 32oz bottles at the liquor store down the street for $2.29 a piece and drank them from the bottle - let's be real - High Life from a glass is just silly!

A: Typical yellow fizz - actually left some decent lacing in the bottle though.

S: Sweet and malty, grain and rice with a very faint hop presence that is muted but noticeable in the mix - decent for schwag beer.

T: Again - for schwag beer this one is pretty decent - basically on point with the nose - sweet and grainy, i didn't get corn in the nose as many others did but picked it up in the flavor, finishes with a slightly astringent/detergent-like flavor (iodofor or some type of bottle cleaner) - if it weren't for the unfavorable finish, this would be a pretty decent lager.

M: On the bigger end of light-bodied which is one of the better attributes of this one. Carbonation is nice and the finish is clean.

Pretty decent for an American schwag beer. Definitely my go to when trying to keep it econo, especially with the price of Mexi beers, which have skyrocketed in San Diego over the past 5 years (???). Good for tailgating and all day drinking on a hot summer day. Get rid of the nasty cleanser flavor that is so consistent with this one, and you've got a pretty darn good American Lager. Until then though, pretty average.

DeanMoriarty, Jan 30, 2012
Photo of sauger86
2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

sauger86, Jan 30, 2012
Photo of BeerIsGood88
5/5  rDev +87.3%

BeerIsGood88, Jan 29, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

12packpoet, Jan 29, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

agaloco9, Jan 28, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

BlackBelt5112203, Jan 27, 2012
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2/5  rDev -25.1%

Blumstein, Jan 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev +12.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

everlong353, Jan 26, 2012
Photo of gtermi
3.28/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: Holy mother of god the head on this beer is like five fingers. It is a clear gold with a white head. The head SLOWLY fades and leaves a lot of lace on the glass. The head of this beer is very similar to a coke float.

S: Get a little bit of corn and some sweet grain. To be honest there just really isnt anything there.

T: Again a strong amount of sweet corn, some grain and a little bit of malt. This actually isn't terrible.

M: There is a good of carbonation going down, but in the mouth it feels more like water.

O: I can understand why people drink this stuff. Its super easy to drink, not much flavor so it doesnt offend and its easy on the wallet. I have had a lot of bad beers in my life, but I would say that this is actually one of the better adjunct beers.

gtermi, Jan 26, 2012
Photo of wtighe03
3.5/5  rDev +31.1%

wtighe03, Jan 26, 2012
Photo of weerezboy
2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

weerezboy, Jan 25, 2012
Photo of depechemode1983
3.03/5  rDev +13.5%
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.

depechemode1983, Jan 24, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

sgttibbs, Jan 24, 2012
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2/5  rDev -25.1%

mdtnelson, Jan 24, 2012
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1/5  rDev -62.5%

bmcduff2, Jan 24, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

cbcrunch, Jan 23, 2012
Miller High Life from Miller Brewing Co.
63 out of 100 based on 2,962 ratings.