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Milwaukee's Best | Miller Brewing Co.

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1.86/5
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771 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:
#44,231
Reviews:
255
Ratings:
771
pDev:
38.71%
Bros Score:
1.91
 
 
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4
Gots:
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Ratings: 771 |  Reviews: 255
Photo of Spikester
3.22/5  rDev +73.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Clear pale gold with two fingers of large bubble head that departs quickly. A few splotches of lace.
Smell is a bit of grain bin.
Taste is grainy with a detectable hop bitterness.
Mouthfeel is light to medium with ample carbonation. Finish is lightly dry and mildly bitter.
Overall a fine cheap AAL. Not as good as many I could name but pretty decent for this price point.
This beer was the new lager label with a 4.8% abv.

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Photo of ThisWangsChung
2.96/5  rDev +59.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

*This is the new 4.8% version*

2.96/5: Once a beast, now a wholly acceptable adjunct lager that happens to be dirt cheap

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Photo of BeerBobber
3.82/5  rDev +105.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The look is a standard American adjunct lager pale straw golden color with a soapy white head made of large white bubbles and lots streaming bubbles.
Sweet bready smell that has a watery smell that comes across a bit metallic.
The taste is also filled with sweet notes and actually does have just a hint of a metallic taste.
Mouth feel is fairly light and finishes fairly crisp.
Not a bad beer at all. The metallic smell does not carry over as heavy into the taste as what I am picking up on the nose. The price point on this beer is really crazy as well with a 30 pack running around $15. On my can it says that the ABV is 4.3% as opposed to the 4.5% stated on BA which seems odd. I do know they are switching this out to be called Milwaukees Best Lager and it is reported to be formulated at 4.8% ABV. I look forward to seeing what will be done with the newest variant of this one.

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Photo of Schlitz74
1.67/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

This is a cheap below average beer, with very little taste or flavor, it is bland and watery, nothing special here

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Photo of Determined_021
1.32/5  rDev -29%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
2/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Well have I drank gallons of this stuff back in the day.

This is the epitome of that cheap college beer. Yellow. Smells of fraternity couches.

Taste is palateable, I mean, its not terrible. Its just super watered down AAL beer. Everything is compromised, but its that familiar cheap beer you drank to get started, not for taste. Straw yellow, heavily carbonated, adjunct corner cutters. Rough poops the next day.

Know what you're signing up for.

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Photo of moodyxc9
2.25/5  rDev +21%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of rderedin
2.85/5  rDev +53.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Superheatnsubcool
1.29/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Photo of cliffyp17
2.46/5  rDev +32.3%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

You know what your getting...a great historical beer at a great price...all the bullshit to go with it..light easy drinking..have a hot dog...lol it IS what it is...I recommend it cheers

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Photo of dmorgan310
1.87/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of dag1991
1.25/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of IckyT2012
1.56/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Rock_Glenn
1.25/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

I honestly don't have a clue what the recipe is for this beer, and I don't care to find out. Smells and tastes like year old corn sileage. I don't know if hops were added, maybe they found a variety that also smells of rotting corn. Pale straw yellow, inadequate carbonation, strong malt taste for the style, but frankly, not very good.

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Photo of Kamahl16
1.5/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of connecticutpoet
2.63/5  rDev +41.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of _ascags
2.03/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of mikr
1.75/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of thoglund
2.03/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of CBrodbeck
1.93/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of digitalflood
2.92/5  rDev +57%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of MatthewWalters
2.23/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of BallsDeep
2/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of ordybill
3.43/5  rDev +84.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 16 OZ can into a pint glass. The appearance is a pale light golden color with a small white head. The aroma is all grain. The taste is grain and corn with some mild carbonation. If you are going to power-drink this should be the beer you choice to do it with.

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Photo of jaredtp
2.72/5  rDev +46.2%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Milwaukee's Best from Miller Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 1.86 out of 5 with 771 ratings
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