Miller Lite | Miller Brewing Co.

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55
awful
4,520 Ratings
THE BROS
59
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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by OldFrothingSlosh on 10-03-1999

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,520
Reviews:
1,195
Avg:
2.28
pDev:
33.33%
 
 
Wants:
49
Gots:
1,156
For Trade:
1
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5/5  rDev +119.3%

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5/5  rDev +119.3%

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5/5  rDev +119.3%

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5/5  rDev +119.3%

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5/5  rDev +119.3%

Photo of BloodSoakedAleMug
5/5  rDev +119.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Are you joking with some of these reviews?
A lot of you need to stop trying so hard.

L: Pours a golden yellow hue with a two finger satin white head.
S: Corn, a little bit of biscuity malt with a subtle floral undertone. Diacetyl is detectable, but I won't lose sleep over it.
T: Excellent. Biscuity, bready, floral and creamy with notes of roasted corn. No offputting metallic or green apple flavors. Thirst quenching and crushable. Perfect for the style.
F: Creamy but crisp. Effervescent. Body is, again, perfect for the style.
O: Infinitely better if you can get it fresh, and in a can. I will admit, bottles tend to get skunked, although this is only the case if you buy a single 22oz instead of a rack of bottles that come in packaging to keep the light out.

Snobbery aside, this is one of the best light beers on the market.

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5/5  rDev +119.3%

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5/5  rDev +119.3%

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5/5  rDev +119.3%

Photo of MikeZ9654
5/5  rDev +119.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Sometimes you need a good Macro Brew! Love it! Tastes like the breakfast of champions!

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Photo of seahawksandbassguitar
4.87/5  rDev +113.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This was the first beer I ever had and it is still a staple in my fridge.
I've moved on Ales and other dark lagers, but this is always my go-to beer.
Bottle, can, or on-tap I love it all!

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Photo of KevBot89
4.79/5  rDev +110.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of alalvarez75
4.77/5  rDev +109.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had in a bottle, delivered in a bucket. No Glassware needed!
Cost, $1
Neck - VORTEX!

A:Hazy Straw Yellow

S:Light Hop notes

T:Light and refreshing, slight taste of hops with a crisp clean finish

M:Wow it is nearly as refreshing as water which is what the style is going for.

O:This is the best of the Light Lagers that I have from any of the big guys. As stated, if rating to style, this is one of the top beers in this category... if I want to kick a midget then yes, I'd rate all of the big guys beers with a 1.5... but this one doesn't deserve it.

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4.76/5  rDev +108.8%

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4.76/5  rDev +108.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Tall can! Enjoyed it pilsner beer! Follow @irnva

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4.75/5  rDev +108.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +108.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +108.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +108.3%

Amongst macro light beers, this is one of the very few (if not only) that somehow manages to squeeze in a pinch of pilsener/helles-like flavor. Since I appear to alone in rating ML based on the fact that it is light, I proudly recommend this as one of the best in the category. While I've had an occasional micro light lager that surpasses Miller, these have been rare and hard to come by. Obviously, this is not a style commonly braved by craft brewers. Personally, I think this is a pity, as there remains so much unexplored potential... That's right, believe it or not, light beer can actually be good and I challenge any brewers reading this to see if they.have what it takes to manifest such a brew! As it stands, this is pretty much as good as light lagers get. Minus .25 for ad execs spelling like Toys-R-Us kids.

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4.73/5  rDev +107.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Dougal
4.7/5  rDev +106.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A hot day and a cold beer...it doesn't get much better than miller lite...very refreshingly lite without feeling watery. Miller lite and it's cousins get very harsh opinions from beer reviewers but these brewers have spent enormous amounts of money to brew enjoyable, marketable and sellable beer and they have accomplished their goals. It is also a beer that is universal, there are many a lady who will have no problem having a few millers lites with you but ask her to have a few anchor steam porters with you? (I do not mean that women do not enjoy complex beers but as a whole there are some patterns)
It has very very light malty and hoppy flavors...a very enjoyable beer.

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Photo of RyanLaCount03
4.59/5  rDev +101.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I thought Miller Lite was actually a very good beer the first time I tried it in a small bar in Menominee, Michigan.It was served in a standard 12 ounce beer glass. I really liked the taste of the beer. I was able to notice the flavor of the hops within the Lite beer. The mouthfeel and texture were very smooth. I will have this beer again in the future.

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Photo of Treath
4.55/5  rDev +99.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a football textured 24oz can into a glass mug. First time tasting it.

A- A nice clear yellow color. Lots of bubbles streaming up. A finger of head that dissipates into a thin frothy ring. Leaves a good amount of lacing.

S- Very faint corn smell. Maybe a tiny hops. Water. Not offensive

T- Fresh clean watery taste. Water, Corn, Hops, slight metallic taste. Not much malts. Not offensive. A nice light grassy aftertaste.

M- Highly carbonated. Crisp. The bubbles tickle the mouth. Refreshing.

Drinkability- Very smooth and goes down easy. Awesome drinkability.

O- Overall, I think this is an awesomely refreshing light beer for a hot day.
It really quenches the thirst without any bad off tastes. Way better than most other light beers.

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4.53/5  rDev +98.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Pirate27516
4.52/5  rDev +98.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I love this beer it's got great taste for a great price.

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Miller Lite from Miller Brewing Co.
2.28 out of 5 based on 4,520 ratings.
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