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Taste Test: MGD 64 Lemonade

MGD's Low-Cal Lemonade Beer Hybrid Tastes Like It Sounds

Just in time for warm-weather cookouts, MillerCoors has announced the launch of a new drink, MGD 64 Lemonade. That's right: MGD 64 flavored to taste like lemonade. We got our hands on a preview of the limited-edition drink, which hits shelves come May 1, and is expected to be in stock through Labor Day.

This drink tastes exactly like how it sounds — like it's half-beer, half-lemonade, and all low-calorie. Scratch that: it's a little heavy-handed on the lemonade, meaning it's more like 20 percent beer and 80 percent artificially flavored lemonade. "My 18-year-old self would've loved this!" Katie exclaimed. "It's a little too sweet," Lauren added. "I'd rather just have a regular beer."

Personally, I'd opt for a genuine shandy instead. Nonetheless, the MGD 64 Lemonade was refreshing with a bowl of chips and salsa — and without the malty, yeasty flavor of a traditional brewski, it'll be an ideal gateway drink for somebody who'd rather drink a Mike's Hard Lemonade than a hoppy beer. Will you buy it once you see it on shelves?

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Nancepantsbotwin Nancepantsbotwin 6 years
This sounds just horrible lol http://notebookchallenge.blogspot.com/
laweez laweez 6 years
It could do without the artificial sweetener. I was disappointed.
fuzzles fuzzles 6 years
Not being a fan of heavy or strong beers, this sounds like something that I would groove upon. I'll have to keep my eyes peeled for it!
Katie-Sweeney Katie-Sweeney 6 years
I was serious: when I was 18, I think I would have liked this!
lauren lauren 6 years
HAHAHAH @ the gateway drink, first MGD 64 next a Corona! I can a market for this it just isn't me, I prefer a light beer with lemon, lime, orange slice in it even kumquats are good in beer!
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