Miller Lite | Miller Brewing Co.

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Miller LiteMiller Lite

Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.17%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by OldFrothingSlosh on 10-03-1999

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2.25/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Bockrules
2.91/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured from the can into a pilsner glass

A - Pours a perfectly transparent light straw with tons of carbonation rushing to the frothy, three-finger, white head. Head is reduced to a ring of bubbles about half way down the glass. Leaves behind several substantial splotches of lacing.

S - Just a hint of slightly stale corn adjusts upon opening the can, otherwise it may as well be sparkling water. In the glass, just a hint of cereal adjuncts.

T - A bit of cereal malt upfront. The body is exceptionally clean with just a light happiness to balance out the subdued cereal grain notes. A bit more hop flavor as the beer passes over the back of the tongue leads to dry cereal adjunct and light hop finish.

M - Light bodied and highly carbonated. An iota thicker than soda water, but with a rather pleasant dryness.

The second of the big three I've reviewed. As with any cheap macro, my scores are scaled to reflect how well the beer achieves its intended style/objective. I must say that although appearance and aroma is somewhat lacking compared to bud light, the flavor is much cleaner and the mouthfeel benefits from an added dryness. This beer does a better job of hiding that it is based on cheap adjuncts and beats out Bud Light in my opinion. Overall, a middle-of-the-road Light American Lager.

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Photo of Badger72
1.48/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Forced to drink this because my father-in-law swears by it and it is one of the only beers available at football/baseball games. The smell is a very weak one and you can smell the corn and rice they use to brew it. The color is pale golden and it just looks watered down. Tastes very coppery,like I'm drinking the can and not the beer. Overall I really don't like this beer at all and kind of hate myself after drinking one, but sometimes it is either this or don't drink beer at all. Obviously my choice is beer.

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Photo of Volsdawg10
3.03/5  rDev +32.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A pretty good light beer but I prefer Bud Light if I am going to drink a light beer.

A: Light golden color.
S: Nothing strong but I guess I would say grains. malts, and corn.
T: Very light, watery
M: Light bodied, medium carbonation

Not bad for a light beer but certainly nothing worth bragging about in terms of creativity and taste.

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3/5  rDev +31.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +108.3%

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4/5  rDev +75.4%

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1.75/5  rDev -23.2%

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2/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +64.5%

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1.25/5  rDev -45.2%

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2/5  rDev -12.3%

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1.75/5  rDev -23.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -34.2%

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2.75/5  rDev +20.6%

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3/5  rDev +31.6%

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1.5/5  rDev -34.2%

Photo of hermit990
1.87/5  rDev -18%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass. Review date: 10/8/2013. Best before 12/23/2013.

Appearance: Extremely clear, golden color. Tons of carbonation streaming up the glass. Pours about two fingers worth of a bright, white head that quickly recedes. Minimal lacing left upon the glass.

Smell: Nothing much to describe. Some very faint notes of sweetness, light corn aroma. Passing notes of cereal grain. Very hard to pick out at first, but they intensify as the beer warms.

Taste: Very light. Some more sweet corn character at the front of the tongue. A bit of an artificial sweetener taste, fading into some light cereal grain. Just a touch of bitterness at the end, but very faint. As it warms, more of that artificial sweetener finish.

Mouthfeel: Very little body to this one, much like drinking water. The carbonation does scrub over the tongue aggressively at first, backing off as the beer warms up. Very easy to drink.

Overall: Well, the "Lite" is certainly accurate, very light on aroma and taste before it warms up, and when they do emerge from blandness, they're not a pleasant change. Very easy to drink, and can be enjoyed in an appropriate atmosphere, but overall it's a very unremarkable and forgettable beer. Drinkable, but not really worth picking up.

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2/5  rDev -12.3%

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3/5  rDev +31.6%

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1.25/5  rDev -45.2%

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2/5  rDev -12.3%

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1.5/5  rDev -34.2%

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2/5  rDev -12.3%

Miller Lite from Miller Brewing Co.
2.28 out of 5 based on 4,500 ratings.
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