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Miller Genuine Draft | Miller Brewing Co.

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Miller Genuine DraftMiller Genuine Draft

Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.66%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-12-2002

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3.33/5  rDev +46.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

One of the new beers in my local Albert Heijn supermarket. Clear glass bottle, with a twist-to-open crown cap. 330 ml of golden yellow beer, alcohol by volume stands at 4,7%. Produced and bottled in Europe, God knows where, under licence from MillerBrewing Company. I like the label, with the eagle flying holding some barleys with its claws. Ingredients include "selected cereal grains" and "hop products".
As I said, golden yellow colour, with one finger of head, kind of soapy in texture, quickly losing half of its height but keeping the remaining half finger for quite long. Lots of bubbles finding their way to the top.
Smell is very faint, some malts mostly and I think I smell rice. Does it contain rice? I don't know, maybe rice is one of the selected cereal grains the label mentioned. Well, at least it doesn't have the annoying corn smell.
Wow, fantastic taste! At the supermarket stands a label next to the bottle, recommending drinking it straight from the bottle. Allow me to disagree with that, I had a couple of sips and although the great taste is still there, is not so strong as when drinking it from a glass. Hmm, the more I drink it, the more conviced I am it contains some rice. So be it, they managed to give this beer a great taste.
On the body is as thin as someone would expect from a beer coming into a clear glass bottle. Very light carbonation, but it's so drinkable.
Overall, I found this one to be a great beer. Too bad it costs 1,50 a bottle here. When I can afford this price for a bottle of lager at home, this would be among my preferences.

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2.5/5  rDev +10.1%

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2.56/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12 oz can into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a transparent straw color with a large white head that dissipates quickly and disappears. Smells of cereal grain and corn, no hops at all. Tastes of corn and grain, not much in the ways of hops, and very bland but not watered down. Carbonation is heavy like most macros but it is very smooth for its light body. Overall, slightly below average beer.

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3/5  rDev +32.2%

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2.5/5  rDev +10.1%

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2.76/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It has been a while since I had a MGD but my wife bought some so... I really enjoy this beer. In the Budmillercoors style this is my current favorite. It struck me as maltier than I remembered and reminded me of the all-malt Miller Reserve they made back in the 80's.

It is true to the style, light bodied, balanced, nothing really standing out except for the malt taking a half-step foreward.The appearance is expected, light golden showcased in the clear bottle.

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Miller Genuine Draft from Miller Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 2.27 out of 5 with 2,485 ratings
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