Miller High Life | Miller Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
66
poor
3,707 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good
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Miller High LifeMiller High Life
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-20-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,707
Reviews:
1,134
Avg:
2.82
pDev:
27.66%
 
 
Wants:
46
Gots:
870
For Trade:
1
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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +24.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -2.5%

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3/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.75/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of WVbeergeek
3/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The champagne of beers, well okay mabye that's pushing it just a bit, but I will say this it's one of the best shittiest beers around. I know that's a contradiction but for the price and being a college student I will live the High Life. Cmon this is a classic beer, hell I even contemplated making it my 100th. It pours a true golden color, already better than budweiser. I will say this is a fizzy golden beer with a highly carbonated get ready to belch foaming head she even leaves somewhat of a decent lace. The aroma is slightly vegetable with a lot of grainy adjunct ridden flow going on here. Not repulsive not complex, it's just beer at it's most simple macro light American lager form. A great crisp sweetness that is balanced by some hop bitterness to form one simple yet classic taste. Miller High Life is a beer worth a try, and when there is other beers attempting to be good around that aren't, I always go back to the High Life because it knows it's not a good beer. Refreshing with a creamy smooth mouthfeel that forms a foamy mustache on me, I love this brew along with the girl on the moon. You can drink this stuff all night it is meant to be swill, and there is no off flavors here or bad hangovers. So, for the style I give it my thumbs up!!!

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2.42/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3/5  rDev +6.4%

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2.96/5  rDev +5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The commercials for Miller High Life are awesome. The beer is not quite as good as the commercials, best way to describe it is servicable. The beer pours yellow/golden clear with big carbonation and bubblely head to start, then it fades. The smell and taste are common to all american adjunct lagers....wheat/barley/grain with balance of hops. The mouthfeel of this beer is fine....it beer....no out of the ordinary flavors to twangs. Overall its a good session beer.

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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

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3/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Grabbed this out of the macro haven that is my father-in-law's beer fridge.

I drank it out of the can because that's how things are done at the in-laws.

It was a crisp, smooth beer that was a little heavily carbonated. It was easy to drink, but lacked overall flavor. The smell coming from the can was grainy and metallic. The flavor was also grainy, a little sweet, but had some decent hop bitterness to it.

This is by no means a bad beer, and in fact I chose it over about 6 other macros. Ultimately though, it lacks substance.

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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

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3/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.55/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured pale yellow with a steady stream of small-bubbled carbonation that created a nice white head that thinned to about half the size after a minute or so and left rings of lacing.
The smell was fresh and clean. Some corn was noticeable.
The taste was a bit thin, but not from being too watery. It was malty - sweet corn was predominant. A slight touch of hops was present far in the background.
The feel was bubbly, refreshing and slighlty sweet.
This is a very smooth beer. Its smoothness comes more from the taste and the feel rather than the water, as is the case with most American macros. It has a decent taste that holds on for awhile, making this much better than most others of its style. In fact, this is a better summer thirst quencher than most craft summer brews I've had. And, it is very inexpensive. Considering the price and style, this is not bad at all - a good one to bring a six-pack of when going to the pool or the beach.

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1/5  rDev -64.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

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3.34/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Inch tall white head, dark straw color. Good head retention and lacing.

Smells of adjuncts, rice/corn.

More corniness. Slightly off putting taste at the end of the sip, I can manage though.

I really enjoy the creamy mouthfeel. Medium-high carbonation.

For the style, the appearance and mouthfeel do not get much better in my opinion. This is a top of the bottom of the barrel beer for me.

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2/5  rDev -29.1%

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Miller High Life from Miller Brewing Co.
2.82 out of 5 based on 3,707 ratings.
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