Milwaukee's Best | Miller Brewing Co.

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53
awful
763 Ratings
THE BROS
48
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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
Ratings:
763
Reviews:
252
Avg:
2.06
pDev:
36.41%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
120
For Trade:
0
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3/5  rDev +45.6%

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1/5  rDev -51.5%

Photo of Brenden
1.99/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

For the sake of experimentation, I'm holding a little tasting of beers I happened to have but would never purchase myself.

This one is what's typically referred to as "straw yellow," pale and clear. It bubbles like crazy and never stops. The pure white head actually sits around a finger tall for a bit before dropping off, leaving a soapy foam and a smattering of spotty lacing. I've seen considerably worse.
The nose is an extremely faint corn husk and grains. There's practically nothing here, and what is certainly isn't very good.
It tastes like blandness. There's absolutely no point to this beer. Corn and grains come out faintly in the finish. Poorly made. At least there's nothing overtly offensive.
Light. Extremely light. Crisp. A little slick. Smoothish. The feel could certainly be worse.
It's pretty much what I expected.

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Photo of chrispoint
1.5/5  rDev -27.2%

Photo of acevenom
2.68/5  rDev +30.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a pint glass. Pours the color of straw with a tall white head. Tiny bubbles can be seen rising from the bottom of the glass. The smell is mild. There are aromas of malt, corn, and some hops. The flavor is also mild. The malt, corn, and hop flavors are mild, but balanced. It is watery, but also grainy/gritty. The body is light. There is moderate carbonation. The finish is dry. The drinkability is fair. Overall, the Beast is the very definition of getting what you pay for. If you're on a budget, skip this and go with Old Milwaukee.

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Photo of Stockfan42
2.75/5  rDev +33.5%

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1/5  rDev -51.5%

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2/5  rDev -2.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -27.2%

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1/5  rDev -51.5%

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1/5  rDev -51.5%

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2/5  rDev -2.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -27.2%

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2/5  rDev -2.9%

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1/5  rDev -51.5%

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1/5  rDev -51.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -27.2%

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1.75/5  rDev -15%

Photo of davey101
2.63/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

24 oz can into a frosty mug.

A - Very light straw yellow body. Surprisingly a large and thick super soapy head formed.

S - Corn, grain. Sweet and simple. Nothing too offensive about it. If anything its inviting for an AAL.

T - Watery sweet corn water with some grainy and mineral qualities on the finish. Boring yet easy drinking. Watery mouth feel with high carbonation.

O - I can't beat up on this beer too much. For $1.20 you get an easy drinking beer thats low on flavor. Its not offensive, and its not too corny or overtly sweet. Much better than I thought it would be.

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1/5  rDev -51.5%

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1.75/5  rDev -15%

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1.25/5  rDev -39.3%

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1.5/5  rDev -27.2%

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1.25/5  rDev -39.3%

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1.5/5  rDev -27.2%

Milwaukee's Best from Miller Brewing Co.
2.06 out of 5 based on 763 ratings.
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