Milwaukee's Best Light | Miller Brewing Co.

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52
awful
677 Ratings
THE BROS
68
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Milwaukee's Best LightMilwaukee's Best Light
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
millercoors.com

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-23-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
677
Reviews:
171
Avg:
2.03
pDev:
36.45%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
119
For Trade:
0
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3/5  rDev +47.8%

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3/5  rDev +47.8%

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3/5  rDev +47.8%

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3/5  rDev +47.8%

Photo of Pegasus
2.92/5  rDev +43.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I find it difficult to say much of substance about Milwaukee's Best Light. Nothing distinguishes it as being terrible or excellent. I suppose that mediocre will do. Rather bubbly at the start, though the head will disappear within a minute or two. Cheap and perfectly suitable for making a lager and lime and a reasonable choice to offer to friends who are not connoisseurs of fine beers.

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2.92/5  rDev +43.8%

Photo of Jason
2.91/5  rDev +43.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Presentation: 12 oz sliver, white and blue can with no freshness date.

Appearance: Perfect ultra-filtered clarity in an extremely pale yellow brew, the white lace clings to the glass for a bit.

Smell: Odd twang from the cereal grains and minute use of hops. Smells of cooked corn grits.

Taste: Very light bodied with an upfront and quick crispness that is aimed to quench. Little malt flavour, its hard to find. Cereal grains are more abundant with a cooked veggie flavour. Mild yet growing astringency, hops are faint and difficult to pinpoint. Odd feeling in the mouth as it dry and leaves a grain husk that is bone dry.

Notes: At $7.99 a 30 pack what do you expect, cured my thrist on a hot day but then I had to switch to an other beer.

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Photo of jasonjlewis
2.86/5  rDev +40.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I bought this cause I was about to leave my hometown back home and only needed an 18 pack. I was like eh I used to drink beast all the time, tried beast light once, but don't remember it. I'll try it again. All i remembered was that I liked beast like better. My friends who accept my miller lite were like nah man that shit is nasty the beast oh my god. I laughed cause this has less flavor than miller light.
smell average
appearance very nice color for a light beer, but a lot of freaking head.
taste was watered down and sort of dry aftertaste. Not good but not bad. EH
mouthfeel was average, nothing too great, nothing too bad
i could drink this if i wanted to be cheap and get drunk.

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Photo of BadRockBeer
2.85/5  rDev +40.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Light straw, Crystal clear. One finger head that diminished quickly leaving little to no lace.

Smell: Lightly hop kind of lacking strength.

Taste: Bitter, acidic, light hops. Defiantly has a hint of corn. Clean finish with little after taste.

Mouthfeel: Watery, Light extremely carbonated.

Drinkability: One could drink many of these if he did not desire flavor and complexity. I found it rather tasteless and boring.

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Photo of brewcore
2.84/5  rDev +39.9%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a can into a pint glass.

A: Clear gold in color. Darker than most light beers. Yields a two finger white head that quickly fades into a thin sheet on the top of the beer. A few carbonation bubbles rise up the glass. Surprising amount of lacing for a light beer.

S: Typical adjuncts of rice and corn. A little bit of alcohol. Not getting as much funk as other light beers.

T: Moderate sweetness. Just a little bit of hop bitterness. Faint sourness. Quite a bit of flavor going on for a light beer.

M: Medium body with moderate carbonation. Not too light at all.

O: Peasantly surprised by this beer. I have been on the hunt for a go to light beer and this one is not disappointing. Solid taste and mouthfeel for a light beer. If you are looking for a light beer that does not taste too light for an American adjunct light lager give this one a try. Above average for the style.

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Photo of BierFan
2.83/5  rDev +39.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Poued from a 12 ounce can into a pint glass.

Appearance: Very thin white head on a clear pale yellow body. Very average for the style.

Smell: Extremely light use of hops. Cereal grains. The smell is barely there, which is kinda the point of light beers.

Taste: What I said of the smell is also true of the taste. Sweet cereal grains, almost nonexistent hops.

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2.77/5  rDev +36.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

16 oz. can - Best by Oct 26 15 stamped on bottom:

Pours clear golden. A white pillow-like head leaves lacing.

The smell is of husk and cooked vegetables.

The taste of light sweetness is balanced by husk. Crisp, clean finish. Not too fizzy.

Good enough to drink quickly. It's cheap and there are worse light beers out there. Rated with cost and style in mind, it's not terrible (but not good either).

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2.76/5  rDev +36%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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2.75/5  rDev +35.5%

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2.75/5  rDev +35.5%

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2.75/5  rDev +35.5%

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Photo of Strix
2.7/5  rDev +33%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Not much smell. Heck, not much taste either. While I can say the taste that this beer does has is not really objectionable, there's really not much there. It's just this side of water. Although I suppose it's drinkable if you were thirsty, but you could do much better.

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2.7/5  rDev +33%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

A- super clear pale golden with a bit of a head to it.
S- a bit of corn, a faint hop smell.
T- cooked grain, cooked veggie.
M- Very light, finishes bone dry.
D- It's a light lager. It's better than most, but this still isn't much of anything i enjoyed.

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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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