You Can Buy The Champagne Of Beers In A Champagne Bottle Again

by Rudy Sanchez on 11/14/2019 | 2 Minute Read

Miller High Life has been the “Champagne of Beers” for nearly all of its existence, earning the moniker early on in the brand’s 116-year history. Debuting at a time when bottled beer was a luxury, Miller High Life evolved into a punch-clockers’ brew, something blue-collar types ordered at the local dive bar after a long shift. Miller High Life remains popular among hard-working folks and a guilty pleasure of fancy-schmancy craft beer brewers.

Returning in time for the holidays, Miller High Life wants to live up to their slogan, and they've wrapped themselves up in a Champagne bottle, sans cork and cage sadly. The 750ml bottle-capped glass vessels are clear with “The Champagne of Beers” embossed across the broad shoulder in raised letters. Just like their diminutive brothers, the holiday release sports a gold foil-wrapped neck and retro-inspired labels, including vintage visual elements and fonts that harken back to the days when we considered shag carpeting, fondue, and key parties de rigueur.

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“Reception was so good across the country last year that it was a no-brainer to bring it back for 2019,” said Nigel Jones, marketing manager for the Miller family of brands, in a blog post announcement. “The attention our distinctive Champagne bottle commands not only is a great marketing tool to boost brand equity, but it gets the Champagne of Beers into more holiday moments.”

The limited-edition bottles will be available nationwide for about $3-4 this holiday season. Get your hands on them ASAP as, according to the brewer, they quickly sold out last year.

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