Miller Genuine Draft | Miller Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
57
awful
2,434 Ratings
THE BROS
53
awful
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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,434
Reviews:
648
Avg:
2.37
pDev:
29.54%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
502
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 2,434 |  Reviews: 648
Photo of Dean1139
3.08/5  rDev +30%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I think this beer is one of the best mass produced easily available in North America around. Cold clean and crisp a real thirst quencher on a hot summer day. It gets a bad rap from beer snobs but it's definitely one of my go to beers.

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Photo of Electros
3.12/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jbf190
1.8/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Berg-the-Boiler
3.1/5  rDev +30.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
2.82/5  rDev +19%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Pours pale, clear with a very mild white foam head. Aroma and taste are slightly better than other Millers, but not too much. Very refreshing and easy to drink, not so bad macro beer.

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Photo of JamFuel
2.28/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Tatara
2.35/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Griphon
2.18/5  rDev -8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Gucci_Laine
1.26/5  rDev -46.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Corn

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Photo of matthewlmc
3.76/5  rDev +58.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Only tried a few beers, all macro breweries. I know it rates low, but this is really the only one I like so far.

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Photo of RBorsato
2.8/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of HeartofMiami
2.74/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of SGT_Gump
1/5  rDev -57.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Awful, smells like piss and taste like piss smells.

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Photo of hendryxdp
1.7/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of FredGaudreault32
3.16/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

It's not bad for what it is. If you want a nice, full bodied beer go look elsewhere though.

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Photo of Hazen
2.62/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Jsteez
2.67/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Beer #9 in my quest for the great American lager. Poured from a 473 ml. can

It surprisingly poured a soapy, sudsy, sticky white 2 finger head of foam that lingered throughout my session; the usual urine/straw/golden-yellow. It was very crystal clear. Some bubbles, but not too many. Had a grain, corn, and clean water smell. No hops.

Went in quite smooth and malty sweet (most likely from the corn); the backbone was grainy/sweet/malty/bready, with a touch of dryness in the aftertaste. It was sweeter than I remember...maybe it's the corn syrup. It was watery and somewhat crisp, but I'd like it to be crisper. Overall, it was pretty smooth and clean. I liked that aspect.
Overall, not a terrible AAL; would I buy it again? When in the mood. I still prefer Miller High Life over MGD. I think High Life is drier, IMO. But, not a bad beer. I'll revisit again. My quest continues...

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Photo of thoglund
1.93/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of forshamegetit
2/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of RR58
3.04/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CBrodbeck
2.08/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of colbyfalk
1.05/5  rDev -55.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of contika
3.11/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Kubishark
3.25/5  rDev +37.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This is virtually indistinguishable from High Life other than it lacks the charming and timeless High Life bottles and is more expensive for some reason. Otherwise it is very similar. Same golden, yellow and very very carbonated and frothy look, same sweet malty smell, similar corn-flavored soda taste, and same bubbly feel. Overall I'd take High Life over this out of nostalgia and pricing, and frankly side to side High Life might even taste slightly more enjoyable, but this is still very solid for a cheap AAL. I don't care if this isn't a cool beer, I'd still take it over a PBR or something like that.

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Photo of Bryant1985
2.18/5  rDev -8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Miller Genuine Draft from Miller Brewing Co.
2.37 out of 5 based on 2,434 ratings.
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