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Miller High Life - Miller Brewing Co.

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Miller High LifeMiller High Life

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3,055 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,055
Reviews: 1,034
rAvg: 2.68
pDev: 28.73%
Wants: 14
Gots: 248 | 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 sabrills70
1.73/5  rDev -35.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Yellow water. Not much of anything her to even speak of. It's a standard mass produced American "beer". The only reason I even opened it is because a friend of mine left one in my fridge, and I don't like to waste beer, not even this one. I'm sure that there is a time and place that this would taste really good, I just don't know when or where it would be.

sabrills70, May 14, 2003
Photo of fivetime
2.75/5  rDev +2.6%

fivetime, Jan 28, 2013
Photo of AGust82
3.5/5  rDev +30.6%

AGust82, Oct 29, 2013
Photo of Jho3325
3/5  rDev +11.9%

Jho3325, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of Kornoms
2/5  rDev -25.4%

Kornoms, Mar 12, 2012
Photo of Andrew041180
3.25/5  rDev +21.3%

Andrew041180, May 04, 2014
Photo of SoCaliC8
1.75/5  rDev -34.7%

SoCaliC8, Jan 18, 2014
Photo of dugly2ugly
1.5/5  rDev -44%

dugly2ugly, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of dankjohn
1.5/5  rDev -44%

dankjohn, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of ngandhi
3.48/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Grainy and phenolic notes that are, believe it or not, reminiscent of some Belgian tripels. Though clean and filtered down to nothing, the nose is enticing with yeast -- a true riddle since it has none left in it and the original yeast should be a bland lager strain. This has a lot of character -- not just for macro lagers, but for beer in general.

Relax, relax.

ngandhi, May 13, 2004
Photo of UDbeernut
3.3/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

While at the liqour store, I saw that this beer was the same price as a six back of Nasty Light and Beast. Not wanting to drink those, I decided to try this brew.

Pours a nice gold color. Flavor is clean with and very smooth. This is deffinatly a "session beer" and one of the best out there for the price.

I would deffiantly buy this again.

UDbeernut, Feb 20, 2004
Photo of DuffDaddy
3/5  rDev +11.9%

enjoyed some while watching the vintage moto races at barber motorsports park in Birmingham, Alabama

DuffDaddy, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of Pillowburn
3/5  rDev +11.9%

Pillowburn, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of King_KongDCO93
1.5/5  rDev -44%

King_KongDCO93, Dec 19, 2012
Photo of brewerburgundy
3.35/5  rDev +25%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

24oz can, Sam Adams pint.

Darker piss yellow, fabulous head. Chunky, thick, billowing, great globular lacing.

Grass and corn. Clean.

Soapy, grain, cracker, grassy hop.

The mouthfeel is half as good as Coors Original.

Good drinkability, crisp and refreshing.

brewerburgundy, May 18, 2010
Photo of tenacioustomato
2.75/5  rDev +2.6%

tenacioustomato, Mar 22, 2012
Photo of mpenske
2.25/5  rDev -16%

mpenske, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of Rudgers73
3.03/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Served from a can that was in my fridge for a month or so...

A- Pale yellow with thin head that reduces after a minute. Hmm, left a little lacing.

S- Sweet, corny, light.

T- Thin and sweet. Definite corn taste. Surprisingly it's not really that offensive. Smooth aftertaste that leaves a sweet taste in the mouth.

M- Light and not as thin as something like coors light. Watered down but not enough to really cut the flavor off early.

D- Good for washing down a burger or acting like an idiot showing up to a party with two 30-racks of it. It isn't really the champagne of beers IMO, but if you want to live your trashy side for a night, cheers to ya.

Rudgers73, Sep 27, 2006
Photo of gabedivision
2.43/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

poured from a 12 oz can to a SA perfect pint glass

A- looks like movie beer, straw golden yellow, crystal clear and clean, frothy white head tons of carbonation

S- Sweet grains on the nose, a touch of lemon, a slight touch of banana. Musty or mold scent on the end.

T- Soapy water, boiled grains, lemon pledge, slighty offensive after taste.

M- light, highly carbonated, blah...

O- well, it sucks, typical AAl, tastes like corn water, smells like gym socks.

gabedivision, May 19, 2012
Photo of Iowacraft
2.25/5  rDev -16%

Iowacraft, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of KillaB
2.25/5  rDev -16%

KillaB, Jan 29, 2013
Photo of thegodfather2701
3.18/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

A-Poured into my Pabst chalice. It is a nice gold color with a frothy, bright white head that dissipates leaving a layer of foam. There is some nice cascading and lacing on the glass, making this one of the best looking beers for the style, which I know isn't saying much.

S-Typical adjunct nose consisting of corn and malt, with a little mustiness as well.

T-Malty, slightly musty, with a corn presence and a hint of hops. Very crisp and refreshing however.

M-Thin and watery.

D-Very, very drinkable with a low abv. and its light body.

Overall, I never pour these out of the bottle to drink mainly because one of the reasons I purchase it is because I like the bottle. Its a great beer for drinking on a budget or when hanging out with non craft drinking friends.

thegodfather2701, Aug 30, 2010
Photo of Pauly2X
3.43/5  rDev +28%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

A- Clear bright yellow beneath a full finger head.

S- Faint malt sweetness with hints of corn.

T- Light malt up front which evenly fades to a barely precievable hop finish. The middle is pleasantly grainy but lends toward corn as the beer warms up.

M- Light and fizzy.

D- Hey I don't have the "girl on the moon" tatooed on my arm for nothin'

It was odd to have this beer in a glass without a bottlecap, quarter, or ping pong ball in it. For the style this really is a great beer. When you consider the price it no wonder even beer geeks often have this beer on hand if nothing else for when non-beer geek friends/family come over. Knock it if you want, but I've always liked the High Life.

Pauly2X, Apr 14, 2008
Photo of foxyaardvark27
1.25/5  rDev -53.4%

foxyaardvark27, Oct 19, 2012
Photo of sebaastionb
3.25/5  rDev +21.3%

sebaastionb, May 24, 2014
Miller High Life from Miller Brewing Co.
63 out of 100 based on 3,055 ratings.