Miller Lite Blonde Ale | Miller Brewing Co.

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Miller Lite Blonde AleMiller Lite Blonde Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States | website

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by nrpellegrini on 02-05-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
9
Avg:
2.3
pDev:
30.43%
 
 
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Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 9
Reviews by tgbljb:
Photo of tgbljb
3.48/5  rDev +51.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured a clear lite golden color with moderate white puffy head. Poor retention and little lacing.

Smell is restrained with a slight frutiy character present.

Taste shows more fruitiness with a modest bitterness at the finish.

Very refreshing with modest taste retention.

This beer went down very nicely after a long day at work. A notch above their other beers.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.2/5  rDev +39.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From BeerAdvocate Magazine Volume II, Issue IV:

They brew it with five varieties of North Pacific (they mean Pacific Northwest) hops, we're sure more than a few real craft brewers will be pissed to hear about that. The website of course makes a joke about blonde women, that's OK because women don't drink beer right? (Sarcasm)

Clear and golden, a lot darker than expected, and it is off the mark for the style. The head simmers down to a thin white lacing that does not stick much. Slight oily hop aroma, we wonder if hop extracts were used. A little grainy in the nose, not much else. Very smooth and crisp with an obvious Light Beer body. Hop flavor is there with a watery herbal tone and a bitterness that never reaches to where it wants to go or at least should go. Malt flavor gives a quick shot of sweetness, then it's a dry grainy character for the duration. Clean finish.

Drinkable, yet boring, half decent at best. But it's one of the most flavorful Light Beers we had--even though that is not saying much.

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Photo of Monkeypaws
1.35/5  rDev -41.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Was slipped this at a party where the only alternative was Coors light. I did it the honor of pouring it into a real glass, but a plastic cup would have been more appropriate. I can see the geniuses at Miller: "Lets put a new label on this weak, insipid brew, with no aroma, no hops, and little malt, and it Blonde Ale, and sell it for the price of craft beer." There was a strange metallic flavor to it, which was odd considering it came from a bottle. Just plain bad. Ironically, I actually think I would have been better off with the coors light.

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Photo of CraigTravor
1.5/5  rDev -34.8%

Photo of happygnome
2.18/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

a: pours a color very reminiscent of the amber, its a slightly light red, slightly copper color. produces about a quarter inch of white head when poured aggresively but that quickly falls to nearly nothing
s: light hints of barley, with heavy notes of corn malts
t: miller lite, corn malts and slight hop bitterness, maybe a slight creamy taste
m: light bodied beer with a lot of carbonatoin

overall, i make this is a make your own 6, out of curiosity, i wish i would have listned to the old saying though

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Photo of hopdog
2.25/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

12oz bottle acquired in trade with ughsmash - thanks!

Poured a meidum and clear golden color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of stronger grains with breadiness and citrus. Tastes of mainly grains. For what it is - a Miller Lite beer- this one was kinda drinkable. Thinner body and tastes though.

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Photo of yam
2.53/5  rDev +10%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle into a glass.

A - barely indistinguishable from the Amber if slightly more lightly colored. Thin, white, quickly disappearing head.

S - corn and chemicals

T - Lite beer with a touch of artificial flavoring

M - Lite beer - light and watery

D - challenging for Lite drinkers, perhaps, but not interesting enough for regular beer drinkers

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Photo of Haybeerman
2.58/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

A: Clear lightly colored amber. Tried hard to get a one inch head and even then disapated quickly. Stark white head barely laced the glass.

S: Only picked up adjuncts and slight green apple smell.

T: Not much here - little in the way of flavor or finish, but not offensive either. Ii guess its the way to go if yo uhave to drink light beer.

M: Nothing to note; thin and watery.

D: Easily drinkable, just nothing special to make want more.

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Photo of nsmartell
1.58/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

I enjoyed this beer from the comfort of my own living room. This has been sitting in my fridge for over 6 months, so I'm not sure how fresh it is. From the 12oz bottle to a standard pint glass.

Appearance: Pour the same color as a miller lite but with a decent white head that stuck around for a while.

Smell: Like miller lite? I really didn't smell anything.

Taste: Just like a miller lite. It has been awhile since I had a lite, but I remember it tasting like this.

Mouthfeel: light-bodied and watery.

Drinkability: Not very good. It is rare that I say that about a beer, but this was not good.

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Miller Lite Blonde Ale from Miller Brewing Co.
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