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 cheesepuffs
2.3/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Milwaukee's Best Light reminds me very much of Michelob Ultra in body and texture. With a flavor palette not unlike club soda this beer isn't enjoyable to drink in a wine tasting-like setting but clearly that isn't the point here. It's pretty heavily carbonated and there isn't much flavor to speak of. The only place to drink this is at a raging party and of course it does excel at that.

So go ahead, shottie these all through the night with your friends, but don't expect an actual good beer just to drink for the sake of enjoying beer while sessioning or otherwise. This is a social beer, plain and simple and there's nothing wrong with that.

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Photo of ElGuapo
2.3/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

you can drink it, and people do cuz they can afford it. it is better than coors and anh-busch shit, but it is still cheap american light beer. you can put them down for a night, but i'd highly recommend to have a few good beers first

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Photo of NeroFiddled
2.29/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Pours a very pale straw gold body beneath a full head of bright white foam that holds surprisingly well for the style and leaves some very nice, thin lace about the glass. Plumes of tiny bubbles race towards the surface indicating that it's fairly well carbonated. A generic beer aroma greets you in the nose with some mild, sweetish adjunct-laden malt, a spritz of hops, and a delicate waft of yeasty sulphur. The body is light and its fine-bubbled carbonation lends a gentle zest to the tongue. The flavor is limited, even for a light beer, but it's very well-balanced. It finishes almost without notice, leaving behind a trace amount of generic beer flavor that fades quickly. It's refreshing, but not very satisfying, and there are much better light beers available.

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Photo of mikesgroove
2.28/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

So he goes for another mixed sixer of the best of the worst from the grocery store this weekend. I grabbed six more "gems" and did my best to get them all down. served cold and poured into a pint glass, this one was consumed on 08/22/2010.

it really does amaze me how many of these are just sitting in the singles section of my local groceries. since i started this a couple weeks ago, I have managed to tacked more then 3/4 of the list without trying, amazing.

another rather average pour with a light golden amber with tons of white foam that came up and over the tops of the glass and faded out rather quickly but kept a ton of carbonation with it throughout.

light, mild grains and a touch of corn are really the only things that i am picking up in here at all. clean, clear, and watery taste leaves nothing on the palate and not even the slightest bit of hops in here at all..

overall another that i would never go near again.

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Photo of woodychandler
2.28/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

CAN you believe how many different beers come in CANs? I CAN!

A finger of fluffy, bone-white head with low retention. Nose was lightly sweet with some cereal in the background. Color was a golden-yellow with NE-quality clarity. Mouthfeel was medium with a light sweetness on the tongue. Finish was kind of thin without much taste to recount. It was yet another ho-hum offering in a CAN. Come on! There have to be some good beers in a CAN out there. I just seem to have exhausted the string.

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2.27/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

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2.25/5  rDev +10.8%

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2.25/5  rDev +10.8%

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2.25/5  rDev +10.8%

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2.25/5  rDev +10.8%

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2.25/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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2.25/5  rDev +10.8%

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2.25/5  rDev +10.8%

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2.25/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of J-Dog86
2.25/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Buy this instead of Miller lite same thing way cheaper.

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2.25/5  rDev +10.8%

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2.25/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of ShepardCommander
2.25/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Certainly not the worst brew out there. Surprisingly. I had heard nothing but the worst about "unleaded Beast."

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2.25/5  rDev +10.8%

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2.25/5  rDev +10.8%

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2.25/5  rDev +10.8%

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2.25/5  rDev +10.8%

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2.25/5  rDev +10.8%

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2.25/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of wheelinshirt
2.25/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Two ice cold cans poured into a small pitcher for an "Anything but a cup" themed party. Crystal clear light golden color, 3 fingers of fluffy white head that actually lasted a good while and left some good lacing--very surprised actually. Basically no smell or taste, very unoffensive which is generally what these beers aim for. Mouthfeel is very light and dry, good drinkability for those that, like me, are willing to lower their standards in the name of inebriation. Good for getting you drunk, not really anything to savor (except the surprisingly nice appearance), but it certainly gets the job done.

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