Milwaukee's Best Light | Miller Brewing Co.

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Milwaukee's Best LightMilwaukee's Best Light

Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-23-2002

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Photo of ski271
2/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

One of my what-the-hell beers I bought just to review. Hey I’m in search of the best bargains as well as the best beers. So here’s another one for the ultra-cheapo category.
Clear medium straw with a medium, white, quickly diminishing head. Smells of corn and weak grain. Tastes like fizzy water with some adjunct beer flavor and a metallic finish. It has a thin body, watery texture and soda-like carbonation. It’s really cheap and tastes it, but at least it wasn’t that offensive... well, other than that they try to pass this off as beer.

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Photo of davidwhatshisnam
1/5  rDev -50.7%

Photo of TheDeuce
2.52/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5


Appearance-golden brown color, one inch head that is long gone very soon.

Smell-DNS, light grain, no hops, not much going on.

Taste-crisp, a twang as it leaves the mouth, while it was in there I detected a little bit of husky grain, not much else going on here, but wasn't entirely unpleasent.

Mouthfeel-Very odd grainy aftertaste, goes down ok but not smooth by any means.

Drinkability-at 9.99 a thirty pack you can have as many as you want, universally tolerated and respected by college kids everywhere.

Overall-Beast light manages to be leaps and bounds better than Beast, I have no explanation for that. It is not a good beer by any means but when you are low on funds this beer is suprisingly acceptable and even somewhat refreshing on a hot day. It doesn't have much flavor even compared to Bud Light, Miller Lite, or Coors Light but at least it had some as opposed to Natural Light, which was like water. You know what your in for when ya get it, enjoy.

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Photo of changeup45
1.05/5  rDev -48.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

The college kids beer of choice! A cheap source of beer but this hovers somewhere between a foul beer and a glass of water. Very pale, corn, grain, musty dirty malty taste... there really isn't much else to say. I think everyone knows what this beer tastes like. Or has a pretty good idea.

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Photo of obrike
1.5/5  rDev -26.1%

Photo of TaylorK
1.5/5  rDev -26.1%

Photo of Jack_Frost79
2.5/5  rDev +23.2%

Photo of emwild12
1.75/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of GRFounder
1.75/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of Carl_R
1.75/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of happygnome
2.48/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

a: pale golden, white head around an eigth inch, no retention time, very little lacing
s: corn, adjuncts, not much going on other than those
t: corn bitter....adjunct hops??? bitter in a not good way hard to describe
m: watery, smooth

overall this is an ok beer, decent drinkability because its so cheap and ice cold its dulled so much that its drinkable, maybe a lawn mowing beer

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Photo of brett606
1/5  rDev -50.7%

Photo of zaraspook
3/5  rDev +47.8%

Photo of miwestcoaster
2/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of DrBass
1.4/5  rDev -31%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Jameswoody
3.25/5  rDev +60.1%

Photo of giblet
1.45/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

i did not like it. can we be certain that this is even beer? i honestly did not pour this one but its regular label has not color so i suspect this does not either. like MB regular this is not very good. it is a watered down ultra light beer. very little smell some corn and metal. add to that the strong false carbonation and lack of flavor...

i prolly can go on but you get the pic. i did not expect anything good and it did not even live up to those. it was offered by father in law, so in that case you almost have to accept...yuck

suckem up and movem out.


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Photo of santoslhalper
1.22/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Had this beer at my nieghbors place, and I must say it's crap. Has the smallest amount of flavor possible in a beer, and that flavor is mainly old corn. This truly is a sad excuse for a beer. No color, head, smell, or taste. The college kids can keep this one.

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Photo of TrojanWheels
1.5/5  rDev -26.1%

Photo of Caveworm
3/5  rDev +47.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Milwaukee's Best Light - Miller Brewing Co. Poured from the can into a pint glass, this beer's head is 0 fingers thick with no lacing,and a clear golden body.

I smell faint corn and funk notes.

Tastes like pretty much the same elements as described above, but even more faint.

This brew's mouthfeel is clean and smooth.

Overall, I'll give Milwaukee's Best Light - Miller Brewing Co. a solid 3.

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Photo of IPAFrankieH
1.25/5  rDev -38.4%

Photo of EF4
1/5  rDev -50.7%

Photo of norinco
3/5  rDev +47.8%

Photo of wheatyweiss
2.42/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a pint.

Pours light straw with bubbly effervescent head that disappears immediately.

Aroma is light corn and maybe hops...not sure. Bitter aroma has to be hops.

Flavor is thin and watery...corny flavors with DMS and wet cardboard smells. Not even a good macro lager as defined by the style guide, bad.

Water is the mouthfeel....water, with some bubbles.

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Photo of Stockfan42
1.5/5  rDev -26.1%

Milwaukee's Best Light from Miller Brewing Co.
2.03 out of 5 based on 677 ratings.
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