Milwaukee's Best Light
Miller Brewing Co.

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From:
Miller Brewing Co.
 
Wisconsin, United States
Style:
Lager - Light
Ranked #161
ABV:
4.2%
Score:
47
Ranked #31,152
Avg:
1.83 | pDev: 40.98%
Ratings:
727
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jun 18, 2022
Added:
Mar 23, 2002
Wants:
  9
Gots:
  128
SCORE
47
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Photo of MarkieT
4.25/5  rDev +132.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by MarkieT from Kentucky

Looks like a beer, smells like a beer, taste like a beer, feels like a beer, and overall I'd say it's a pretty darn good beer for after mowing the yard on a hot day like I just did. And the price is pretty darn good for a six-pack of 16oz.
Don't need no "fu-fu' beer just a real cold REAL BEER. Bottoms up!!

Jun 18, 2022
 
2 by TP2MSU from Michigan on Apr 23, 2022
 
1 by WCKDVBZ from South Carolina on Feb 18, 2022
 
2.21 by BCole281 from Texas on Nov 04, 2021
Photo of Caldwan123
2.44/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75
by Caldwan123 from Iowa

Look of golden straw.
smell very fine stale open can from the night before smell.
tastes faintly stale. Not undrinkable just somewhat off.
Feels great. It is not overly carbonated feels light.
In Iowa and Illinois is 12-13 a 30 pack. Extremely cheap. It is a great party supply beer. In the same vein Keystone light is the same if not a little cheaper beer that is a far superior beer (all things considered). I can see why some people get used to it cause the cost and beer flavor but I cannot get past the stale after taste.

Jul 19, 2021
 
3.02 by GRhoads from Ohio on Mar 05, 2021
Photo of Jordan529
5/5  rDev +173.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by Jordan529 from Tennessee

Overall,it's a really good cheap beer!!!

Jan 28, 2021
Photo of BourbonForBeer
1.87/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25
by BourbonForBeer from Illinois

Not good, drink if there’s literally nothing else. Better than mikes hard lemonade.

It is smooth though

Jan 18, 2021
 
2 by edthehead from New York on Oct 06, 2020
 
2.88 by beersampler6 from Michigan on Sep 06, 2020
 
2.01 by Zigzach from Florida on Jul 11, 2020
 
2.62 by markallmon from Tennessee on Jun 11, 2020
 
4.45 by kableb from West Virginia on May 29, 2020
Photo of fluxcore
4.3/5  rDev +135%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
by fluxcore from Illinois

All I can say is smooooth. If you want a beer you don’t wanna think about and sip on a hot day after working outside: here you go. Overall it’s a solid light beer you can have more than a few of.

May 16, 2020
 
1.47 by mamaraza from Texas on Jan 05, 2020
 
1.6 by craigbelly from Iowa on Nov 20, 2019
 
1.26 by BlueTomorrow from Michigan on Sep 16, 2019
Photo of Labattfan
4.68/5  rDev +155.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
by Labattfan from Ohio

This light beer for the money pretty good easy to drink taste like Miller lite and very easy on the wallet only other beer I rate close to this is genny light hands down better than Natural light

Aug 05, 2019
 
2.34 by sherrymj from Ohio on Jun 25, 2019
 
1.9 by jmc65267 from Georgia on May 26, 2019
Photo of Buckeye55
1.91/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75
by Buckeye55 from North Carolina

Just like with the original, I am not a fan of this one. I do like mb ice, but not this. A little too sweet, goes go down easy though. Sweetness aside, there is not much in the way of memorable flavor

May 08, 2019
 
2.04 by meanmutt from Ohio on Mar 09, 2019
 
2.17 by Ryan_Hosford from Illinois on Mar 01, 2019
Photo of beckandkat21
3.05/5  rDev +66.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by beckandkat21 from Wisconsin

12 oz aluminum can into a plastic 16 oz cup. Very faint aroma but surprisingly decent head of foam. Staw/golden in appearance w/streaming bubbles. Highly carbonated. 15 cans bought for $6.99 at a local supermarket. Slight sweetness with just a hint of malted grains at the back of the throat. Clean and crisp. Goes down easily. Low abw makes it perfect for a drinking session. Refreshing and low calorie. Might not be everyone's choice though given the bias against so called macro brews. I think it deserves a solid B.

Dec 26, 2018
Photo of Troy-Hawaii
1.75/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75
by Troy-Hawaii from Hawaii

Bought a 15-pack cans $9.49 Don Quijote
Light malt smell
Clear light golden color
Light mouthfeel
Medium carbonation
Slightly sweet light malt flavor
Overall what you would expect from a cheap light beer. Not much taste, but you could easily drink a lot of them.

Nov 21, 2018
Photo of JimboBrews54
1.22/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25
by JimboBrews54 from Michigan

AWFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am sure some people like this beer, I love Hamm's so I cannot be too pessimistic about this one. It is still an awful tasting brew. It tastes like someone filtered garbage that was cooked and strained through used plant matter. Smells and tastes like yeast farts!

Oct 18, 2018
Photo of manoshandsoffate
2.11/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25
by manoshandsoffate from Pennsylvania

I was attracted to this one because of the price, and the alcohol volume/calorie count ratio. This is about two dollars more per case than Genny Light (the cheapest light beer in my area), and has a higher alcohol content and fewer calories (more akin to its pricier cousin, Miller Lite.)

Look: Just decent. Lighter in color than Miller Lite, with a similar foamy head that diminishes quickly but clings to my pilsner glass. Better than Busch, Keystone, or almost any other budget light lager.

Smell: Nothing. Seriously, this smells like water that was poured out of a glass that once contained beer. Not winning any awards here.

Taste: Grainy, in a cheap AAL way, but not at all offensive. No cooked veggie taste, decent malt backbone for a light. Absolutely zero hop flavor, making it less complex than Miller Lite. Pretty good, much better than Keystone or any other competing bottom-shelf light.

Feel: Where this beer shines! Almost champagne-like in a Miller High Life kinda way. Excellent carbonation retention all the way through, contributing to that clingy head. No slick oily finish, as you get with Busch or Keystone.

Overall: Almost too easy to drink, and at this price point it's tough to resist. There are few better alternatives.

Oct 15, 2018
 
1.83 by blissfulNemo from Michigan on Jun 30, 2018
 
1 by VivaTheHate from Massachusetts on Jun 25, 2018
Photo of xolectic
3/5  rDev +63.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by xolectic from Ohio

L - Pours a straw yellow color with good head retention and lacing. Not as pale as other macro light beers.

S - Sweet malts and corn with a little hops. Predictably less strong scented than Beast Ice, but similar profile.

T - Tastes just like the smell. Corn and malts, tastes like crackers. Hops is little more than a pleasant aftertaste. Watery like any light beer, but very grainy and refreshing.

Overall - I have had very few light beers, but this is a personal favorite in the category. Very refreshing and inoffensive taste. A great beer for parties or relaxing at home. Better than the "premium" light beers, especially Bud Light.

Jun 23, 2018
Photo of Bsimpson91
4.3/5  rDev +135%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Bsimpson91 from Georgia

I grew up, my Dad would drink Milwaukee's Best light. Now being 26, I thought I would give it a try. I don't drink light beer regularly, so I can only imagine what others have to say about it ie: bud and keystone drinkers. To start off, this is a good overly rounded beer. There is not too much complexity going on in this beer. Smells yeasty like pizza dough which is something I like in a beer. The beer has no top notes to speak of. Just goes in the mouth vaguely crisp and you get crackers, light toasted bread. Very dry all the way through. No hopp notes or none I can tell. Very easy to drink. This is a nice beer,but I would spend extra to get miller high life instead.

Jun 13, 2018
 
1 by npdevil27 from Massachusetts on Jun 06, 2018
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3.24/5  rDev +77%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by superspak from North Carolina

24 ounce can into lager glass, best before 7/16/2018. Pours crystal clear medium golden yellow color with a 1 finger fairly dense and fluffy white head with great retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lasts. Nice dense soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of cracker, corn, white bread, light biscuit dough, and mild herbal/grassy earthiness. A bit too fruity aromas, but not overwhelming. Okay aromas with pale malt/corn and light earthy hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of cracker, corn, white bread, light biscuit dough, and mild herbal/grassy earthiness. Mild herbal, grassy, spicy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of cracker, corn, white bread, light biscuit dough, and mild herbal/grassy earthiness on the finish for a short bit. Solid robustness of pale malt/corn and light earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and zero cloying/astringent flavors after the finish. Moderately crisp/clean finishing. Nicely clean on lager flavors, not overly fruity. Light-moderate increasing dryness from lingering bitterness and carbonation. Medium-high carbonation and light body; with a very smooth, fairly bready/grainy, and lightly sticky hop mouthfeel that is good. Pretty thin, but not watery finish. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 4.1%. Overall this is a decent light adjunct lager style. Solidly flavorful for the ABV. Nice clean malt/grains and decent earthy hop balance. Was a bit too heavy on the fruity corn notes, but definitely enjoyable for the style. Identical to regular MB with a lighter body, and without sacrificing much if any flavor.

May 19, 2018
Photo of SLewis
2.79/5  rDev +52.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
by SLewis from North Carolina

This stuff is not that bad. No offensive smells or tastes. Just a simple, light American Adjunct Lager. My grandaddy and uncle both drank this stuff, so maybe there's some nostalgia there for me, but it is honestly worth a buy when placed up against other light beer.

Apr 18, 2018
 
2 by GreenBayBA from Wisconsin on Mar 26, 2018
 
1.75 by BEER88 from Washington on Mar 25, 2018
 
1.49 by sparx1100 from Minnesota on Mar 19, 2018
 
2.69 by Tripel_Threat from Michigan on Mar 11, 2018
 
1.54 by AngEo from Texas on Mar 07, 2018
Photo of Boozenburg
1.02/5  rDev -44.3%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
by Boozenburg from Maryland

Ehhh, not impressed. Not very tasty. The popping blue and dull gold colors on the can provide for slight redemption, but they are played out. A LOT of foam on these guys. Head doesn't settle very neatly. A sloppy drink that even the Tantroist of frat boys despise. I wouldn't serve this to my dog. I might sarcastically buy another case in the future, but I will never drink this again with a straight face.

Mar 03, 2018
Milwaukee's Best Light from Miller Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 47 out of 100 with 727 ratings