Miller Lite | Miller Brewing Co.

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2.19/5
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4,615 Ratings
Miller LiteMiller Lite
BEER INFO

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

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.17%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by OldFrothingSlosh on 10-03-1999

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#45,258
Reviews:
1,212
Ratings:
4,615
pDev:
34.7%
Bros Score:
2.45
 
 
Wants:
49
Gots:
1,216
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 4,615 |  Reviews: 1,212
Photo of Dreynolds1808
2/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Tim725
2/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of Bogdawg
1.8/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of thebeers
3.19/5  rDev +45.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Clear, pale straw color with a thick white head that leaves decent lacing. Light crisp, grassy hops in the aroma with just a kiss of malt sweetness. Much stronger corn sweetness in the taste than the nose suggests. That's the defining character with just a hint of hop bitterness behind. Light bodied with good carbonation in the feel. As a pilsner, this is awful, but as a light lager it's fine. Light, refreshing, just a bit too corny.

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Photo of erosier
2.63/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours a golden yellow, but very yellow with a short white head. The aroma is of all cheap beers, very low amounts of mild hops and a bit of malt. The two indredients are blended together pretty well, but since the taste is so bland that is not very hard to do. It has a nice carbonated feel to it because it does not have much flavor. I like this one better than most beers in its category and it's worth a try. The beer is a bit expensive, but it is worth a shot to see why it won as many awards as it has.

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Photo of Miami66
3/5  rDev +37%

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
2.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of SixpointJMH
1.87/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

put some in the fridge for my father and brother for christmas. unfortunately, they didn't drink them all. i figured i'd have a couple to get them out of there faster. now i remember why i haven't had one in a long, long time. typical light, american macro-brew. bland watery flavor (if you can call it that). way too carbonated. reminds me of the swill i used to chug before concerts in high school.

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Photo of morrowd3
2/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of TonyTalon
3/5  rDev +37%

Photo of BRYeleJR
2.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of TrilliumFan
1.75/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Jho3325
2/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of jkball01
1.25/5  rDev -42.9%

Photo of JC333
2.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of sonofliberty2
3/5  rDev +37%

Photo of BeerSamurai34
2/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This is just an awful beer. I have drank a lot of this beer over time, but only for tailgates and parties. It is by far the worst of the major light lagers in my opinion.

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Photo of Foxman
1.78/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

It pours a pale, corn-silk yellow. Little head appears, and in no time there's no trace of any at all.

It smells as light as it should, I suppose, as in very little aroma. What's there is slightly sweet and stale.

There's a very mild grain component in the flavor, with little hop presence of any value. There's the mass-produced shadow of adjuncts lurking all about every taste.

There's little more texture or character than seltzer water. The carbonation is a plus, but the slick and vanishing feel is a considerable negative.

OK, it's a light beer, and that's the bottom line here. You can drink dozens, but my point is, why? To get drunk? I can't think of any reason why I would have another short of my brother pleading me to have one with him, and even then he'd have to sound as pathetic as he did last night. This is a solid no-go for me, though I suppose the drinkability will lead some to senseless abuse.

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Photo of thoglund
2.21/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of EdFed
2.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of KStark
2.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of SonOfKyuss
1.75/5  rDev -20.1%

Photo of anon
1.25/5  rDev -42.9%

Photo of Hockey_Fan
2/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of Tuck_leepulin
3.25/5  rDev +48.4%

Miller Lite from Miller Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 2.19 out of 5 with 4,615 ratings
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