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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

2,942 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 2,942
Reviews: 1,026
rAvg: 2.67
pDev: 28.46%
Wants: 13
Gots: 208 | 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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3/5  rDev +12.4%

100200300, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of ahommell
3.59/5  rDev +34.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Best of the cheap beers. By far.

A: No need to pour this beauty. Just look at that clear bottle full of cold refreshing goodness. Honestly... you can see why it has the moniker it does.

S: Smells watery, but how cheap beer always smells. crisp.

T: Watery. Can taste very light hops. Clean. Crisp. Sometimes if you squint real hard, you can almost get an apple taste to it. Great for hot day.

M: Bland at best. Beer flavored water.

O: Again, one of the best cheap beers there is.

ahommell, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of BeerForMuscle
3/5  rDev +12.4%

BeerForMuscle, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of Pinepoint
2.85/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

I became very familiar with this 20 years ago as it was / is my wife's families goto beer for any group get together. It is just good enough (in bottles) for me to shlep around. The long neck 24 case boxes go on sale here so it is a lower cost beverage. The taste comes across as slightly burned corn. You must drink it quick, as it turns quickly if left alone. Best served very cold, by a campfire.

Pinepoint, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of JordanHageman
2.75/5  rDev +3%

JordanHageman, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of nitter
3/5  rDev +12.4%

nitter, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of indiana
2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

indiana, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of cornpone
3/5  rDev +12.4%

cornpone, Jun 29, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

Segelstrom, Jun 29, 2013
Photo of BlackCell89
3.54/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is the first beer I ever drank with my dad. I remember sitting on the river bank catching trout all day, and drinking this golden beauty while grilling steaks that night. If this brew is still around when my son comes of age, it will by his first drink with his dad too.

Other than the nestalgic priciple of it, this is my go to cheap beer. To tired from a hard day of work to grab a glass and pour? Simply grab a piece of the High Life. Now excuse me while I crack one open and relax :D

BlackCell89, Jun 28, 2013
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1/5  rDev -62.5%

420Rick, Jun 28, 2013
Photo of Damian
2.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Drank from a 12 fluid ounces (.355 liters) bottle purchased at Downtown Wine & Spirits, Somerville, MA
Aug0513
Served in a pint glass

You gotta love the classic bottle that "The Champagne of Beers" comes in. As for the beer, it started out with a very impressive appearance. The crystal clear, pale gold liquid was topped by a tight, cottony, bright white, one-finger crown. The head slowly faded to a thin film. Thick, clingy rings of lacing coated the entire glass.

Initially, the nose was respectable. Grainy malts and sweet corn notes were noticeable. Some dry, powdery, lager-like yeastiness. Semi-sweet. Touch of grassy hops. As the beer sat, the nose became much more muted. All I picked up were generic adjunct notes.

The flavor profile had more going on than did the nose. Raw, grainy, husky malts came through on the front end. Touch of grassy hops and corn. Crisp, bright and mildly lemony in the center. The husky grains made an appearance again in the finish. Touch of noble hops as well.

The liquid was super light and spritzy on the palate. Crisp and bubbly. Slightly creamy.

Miller High Life is an unoffensive and refreshing American adjunct lager that would be perfect at a summer cookout. Overall, a fairly decent beer.

Damian, Jun 28, 2013
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2/5  rDev -25.1%

SuomiHobbit, Jun 28, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Kmac77, Jun 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +21.7%

hayesjw, Jun 28, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +3%

JamLand, Jun 26, 2013
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1/5  rDev -62.5%

Combo, Jun 26, 2013
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1/5  rDev -62.5%

ajtorres311, Jun 26, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

Sweffin, Jun 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev +12.4%

hnandez, Jun 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev +12.4%

pascilla, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of Callum
2.86/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from 12oz can into 1liter stein

A- golden color almost hay/straw colored. Heavy foam almost milky in some way?

S- when really cold almost no smell, kinda veggy smell, corn etc. when the beer warms almost overpowering corn smell.

T- very light on the palate, not too much of flavor maybe a little metallic, cooked corn kinda taste, refreshing.

M- kinda milky thickness, overall enjoyable on a dry hot day here in New Mexico, when the beer warms all of the veg taste comes with a vengeance.

I just turned 21 about 2 months ago and have been experimenting with a ton of beers to find my own, this one for some reason is my go too budget beer. Good on a dry hot day and great with pizza. Haha not too bad but far from the best. Good if you are on a budget and want a quantity. 17.97 for a 30.

Callum, Jun 24, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

beerbtl, Jun 24, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +3%

mverity, Jun 24, 2013
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1/5  rDev -62.5%

mattvandyk, Jun 23, 2013
Miller High Life from Miller Brewing Co.
63 out of 100 based on 2,942 ratings.