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Miller Lite to Release New Bottle.

Discussion in 'Beer News' started by sgwagner, May 7, 2013.

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    no matter how many times they change the bottle this beer will always taste like urine.
     
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    Just polishing a turd.
     
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    At first glance, it almost looks like they're trying to pull the same shit as Budweiser by slightly reducing the size of the bottle. None of the articles I've read confirm whether its still a 12 ounce bottle.
     
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    Unless they shorten the height of the boxes, or narrow the width of them, they'll still only be able to ship the same number of bottles and it will (presumably) cost the same for shipping.
     
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    Monkey see monkey do. Why bother spending money improving what's inside the package when you can mimic your competition and spend money on actual packaging.
     
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    Long overdue bottle change. The vortex wasn't enough. Should've put an airvent to drink it faster, though.
     
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    Shaped like a Baltika bottle.
     
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    And they shall call it....Innovation...

    Easy handling from the bar to the pool table? Really??? I'm no expert in this area, but I thought that is what waitstaff and trays were for?
     
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    I wanted to say something witty and snarky, but in the end this just makes me do the ole half laugh, half cry into my hands. Miller Lite: YOU CAN TASTE THE MARKETING!
     
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    We've had the bottles at my bar for a week now. I didn't really even notice until someone said something to me. But they are still 12oz.
     
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    the best of the domestic scwhill available
     
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    Waiting for someone to post, "I'm not too snobby to hold the new Miller bottle..."
     
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    I work for a Miller wholesaler. As of right now these bottles are limited to certain accounts Miller wants them in. So in my territory at least, it's not an every account deal. I believe it's more of a limited release bottle.
     
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    Or someone to say it tasted better in the old bottles?
     
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    Not sure why this even being discussed. I get the "we can post/discuss what we want" but it's Miller, they market something all the time. That is what companies with money do. Be shocked when they stop doing it.
     
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    The should "limited release" everything they make......addition by subtraction....
     
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    Do you look at the forums often? This is pretty in-line with subject matter that gets discussed. BMC gets mentioned ALL the time. :rolleyes:
     
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    Are they twist off caps?
     
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    A triple hopped turd.
     
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    Yes, I know. Lets beat a dead horse.
     
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    But at the end of the day, beer is beer, right? :)
     
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    That makes it much better. Viva Miller!!
     
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    If Bells or Weihenstephaner or Sierra Nevada makes this change, it's "Oh wow, check out that innovation! Awesome! Can't wait to get some of the new and improved bottles! Look at all the research that went into this! I love how they pay attention to small details!"

    When BMC makes this change it's, "Just another marketing scheme for these shitty ass macro companies to sell their nasty urine swill to stupid people who don't know the difference between good and bad beer! Good thing I won't be buying any of their garbage!"

    I'm not sticking up for BMC but Jesus Christ, some people need to give it a rest.
     
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    Gotta compete with that sweet new bowtie can...
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    I'm curious. When did Bells or Weihenstephaner or Sierra Nevada change their bottles?
     
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    When did I say they did? Do you know what "if" means?
     
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    Check out dat new lip! INNOVATION ALL UP IN DAT!
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    You guys are too predictable. Miller has a market and changes like this does entice the consumer from making the very easy change to ABInbev. I've had friends who switched from Bud to Coors because of the vent can and the fact that the bud label was old. Then the bow tie came out and it was back to the new sleek and sexy Bud. These companies deal in billions of dollars and they have to stay fresh and believe it or not but a sleek new bottle will reinvigorate their brand. Hate away and jerk off to craft brands, but I don't see why you guys have to always get your panties in a bunch every time an AAL makes a menial move. It's the business.
     
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    Pretty sure people would still talk shit.
     
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    miller......lol
     
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    I like me some Miller-Lite. It may not always taste great, but it is less filling.
     
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    I've been known to drink PBR and Lone Star, so I can't shit all over MillerCoors, but Miller Lite is not a taste I like.
     
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    Humans are stupid .. New bottle will jump sales 10% or more for the summer time .. watch.
     
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    I don't think anyone will contest that statement.
     
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    Thank God for innovation!
     
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    Sure do. So since you are a fortune teller since you know what people's reaction will be "if" they change the bottles tell me who's going to win the World Series this year.
     
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    How many new bottles are they going to have? Not that it matters. What's inside is still Alka Seltzer plus some alcohol.
     
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    i have an idea for a new miller bottle. it opens on the bottom, so that shit never has a chance of touching your lips.
     
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    Uh oh, whale bottles brah
     
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