Milwaukee's Best | Miller Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
1.87/5
Awful
805 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
millercoors.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Milwaukee's Best Premium

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-18-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#45,408
Reviews:
266
Ratings:
805
pDev:
39.04%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
136
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 805 |  Reviews: 266
Photo of RickyBfromCT
1.75/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of bebg835
1.85/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of GreenBadger
2.93/5  rDev +56.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Actually reviewed on 11/9/2018. BB date 2019. Poured from a standard 12 ounce can into a pint glass. Decent head of foam w/some good lacing clinging to the sides of the glass. Faint smell of grains and possible grass clippings. The taste was slightly sweet but not overwhelming. Very slight aftertaste and loads of carbonation so burps galore. There was some watery feel as to be expected with this particular style of beer. Over all very good. Milwaukee's Best was crisp and tasted best cool but not ice cold. Refreshing after yard work or other chores. Goes well with pizza, burgers, wings, etc. I must disagree with "The Bros" who rated this awful. It isn't bad and I would happily drink this over the crap that passes for beer from AB-Inbev any day.

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Photo of Troy-Hawaii
2/5  rDev +7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Bought a 15-pack cans Don Quijote $9.49
Clear light golden color
Medium mouthfeel
Medium carbonation
Malt, corn taste
Overall not that great, but is priced cheap so ok for the price. Wouldn't buy it again.

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Photo of Micheal_McCann
1.37/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of dcotom
3.06/5  rDev +63.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from 12-ounce can into a vintage hollow-stemmed goblet. Pale golden color, with a two-finger white head. Decent retention, not much lacing. Aromas and flavors of light bready malt and sour apple cider, with some damp-grass earthiness. Low bitterness and not overly sweet, with quite a bit of sourness lingering on a slightly astringent finish. Sampled at somewhat above fridge temperature. Colder might be better. Even so, not too bad.

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Photo of BlueTomorrow
1.34/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1

Photo of Foyle
3/5  rDev +60.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from 12 oz can into shaker glass. A 2"+ bubbly white head falls at a moderate pace with some mild lacing. Color is pale straw with abundant streaming carbonation. Aroma barley malt and cereal grain. Mouthfeel is light, slightly papery with a dry finish. Flavor is mild combination of lightly toasted malt, a little corn sweetness, maybe a hint of hops. Overall: it is ok beer for having while watching a game or having a burger...and it is very inexpensive. But flavor is just lacking.

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Photo of Fitzy01
1.62/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of brewnme
2.02/5  rDev +8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of GreenBayBA
2/5  rDev +7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of gmark
5/5  rDev +167.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

considering the low rating this beer has, I was prepared for some awful beer like steel reserve. I was quite shocked that this is a solid, refreshing beer. Maybe a little rougher, with not quite a clean a finish than Budweiser, but hey, its half the price of comparable beers, and better than a PBR or high life. Considering the price and taste, this deserves a 5 rating

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Photo of miwestcoaster
2.98/5  rDev +59.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of robebo44
1.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of blissfulNemo
2.56/5  rDev +36.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of TangoJuliet
1.85/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of odannyob
2.58/5  rDev +38%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

This is one of them brews one has after a hard day or night of reality work; what's left in the 'fridge after your brother left a few there, a few weeks ago; what you maybe be able to afford to buy, "when you're broke and outta work." A fair, solid, drinkable brew.

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Photo of superspak
3.21/5  rDev +71.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

24 ounce bottle into lager glass, best before 7/16/2018. Pours crystal clear medium golden yellow color with a 1 finger fairly dense and fluffy white head with great retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of cracker, corn, white bread, light biscuit dough, and mild herbal/grassy earthiness. A bit too fruity aromas, but not overwhelming. Okay aromas with pale malt/corn and light earthy hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of cracker, corn, white bread, light biscuit dough, and mild herbal/grassy earthiness. Mild herbal, grassy, spicy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of cracker, corn, white bread, light biscuit dough, and mild herbal/grassy earthiness on the finish for a short bit. Solid robustness of pale malt/corn and light earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and zero cloying/astringent flavors after the finish. Moderately crisp/clean finishing. Nicely clean on lager flavors, not overly fruity. Light-moderate increasing dryness from lingering bitterness and carbonation. Medium-high carbonation and light-medium body; with a very smooth, fairly bready/grainy, and lightly sticky hop mouthfeel that is good. A bit thin, but not watery finish. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 4.8%. Overall this is a decent pale adjunct lager style. Solidly flavorful for the ABV. Nice clean malt/grains and decent earthy hop balance. Was a bit too heavy on the corn, but definitely enjoyable for the style.

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Photo of Dalkri
5/5  rDev +167.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of joeywheeler
2.07/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of kboe1313
1.87/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

The beer has a noticable pungent smell to it. Drinking the beer, you can taste it as well, very off-putting. The body is light and watery, with a strong nasty after taste. You'll need to drink a few of these before you can get over the gross taste of the beer. It's a good thing this is a budget beer.

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Photo of BEER88
1.75/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Sam15000
2.1/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

You can get hamms or pabst for about the same price. Either of those are better than this, but if this is all that's available then at least it is drinkable.

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Photo of Richie_C_Johnson
1.64/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

Photo of HotOpinions
1.96/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25

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Milwaukee's Best from Miller Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 1.87 out of 5 with 805 ratings