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Miller Genuine Draft | Miller Brewing Co.

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Miller Genuine DraftMiller Genuine Draft
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2.27/5
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2,486 Ratings
Miller Genuine DraftMiller Genuine Draft
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.66%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,899
Reviews:
662
Ratings:
2,486
pDev:
30.84%
Bros Score:
2.19
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
527
Trade:
0
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Photo of pegelstrand
2.3/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of OldSchoolMike
3.58/5  rDev +57.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Definitely better than High Life. How much better, and does it justify the difference in price? That's a matter of opinion.

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Photo of TheCrowsEye
1/5  rDev -55.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Shafaegalo
2.79/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of NC_Daniel
2.63/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

This is supposed to be like a highlife on draft. It most definitely is not. That distinctive head and mouthfeel of highlife is not present. The flavor is similarish but not quite right. Vast flavor difference between can and bottle. Probably due to light pollution with the clear bottle, the beer seems to develop a slightly fruity taste. It's a decent beer in its own right, drinks well cold, nothing awful about it. However it's really just a bad highlife knock off thats $3 more per 12pack so I fail to see the point.

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Photo of luigi700
3.36/5  rDev +48%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DoctorRobert1969
1.5/5  rDev -33.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

This is one of the worst macro lagers to me. Tastes like puke. Oddly, it's supposed to taste like High Life on draught and High Life is one of my fav macros. When this came out, everyone was drinking it. Ugh. I never liked it.

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Photo of kraut6363
2/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of Troy-Hawaii
2/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Bought a 12-pack bottles from Walgreens $10.49
Clear, light golden color
Light mouthfeel
High carbonation
Light malt taste
Overall typical domestic macrobrew. Cheap and made to drink a lot for times when you're going for quantity and not quality.

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Photo of gardner254
1.66/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of BenHoppy
4.03/5  rDev +77.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

For what it is, not bad. Very crisp and malty, what a beer should be for commercial macros. One of only a few macro brews I wouldn't mind seeking out again from time to time. Best drunk from a can or poured from can to glass. Bottle of this though is horrible.

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Photo of Bajengurkan
2.19/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of brewnme
2.68/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Khaack
2.12/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of feuematt
3/5  rDev +32.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Gold colored beer with a rapidly fading head. ...pretty good beer in my opinion...I know this is not a favorite beer style on this site but I will always be a fan of macros.

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Photo of yancot
2.75/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of GannicusKiller
2.46/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of tpeters
2.73/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of dainbramage637
2.28/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of jDaft
2.94/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

This beer isn't nearly as bad as most of these reviewers make it out to be. As a casual summer beer on the patio you can't go wrong with MGD. If you have tasted many premium lagers you probably won't be too impressed. It smells and looks rather ordinary but it goes down smooth. I'd buy it regularly

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Photo of OriginalWayOut
2.12/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of DrewsBrews450
3.02/5  rDev +33%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of pat61
2.9/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

L: brilliant straw with a hint of gold filled with streams of rapidly rising bubbles, 1" white cap with fair retention.

S: aromas are low with smells of light grain, cracker, bread dough, a hint of hops, and a trace of sulfur.

T: flavor is low to medium low. The beer starts with a neutral, low grainy flavor with just a trace of corn and light cracker, very low herbal hop flavors, and low hop bitterness

F: highly carbonated with a light body and a low level of creaminess

O: Not much here.

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Photo of choll
3.93/5  rDev +73.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Smooth and easy drinking. Has made it into my regular rotation. It’s awesome.

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Photo of rbswrds
4.88/5  rDev +115%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Miller Genuine Draft from Miller Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 2.27 out of 5 with 2,486 ratings
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