Miller Brewing Co.: Cycling Is Patriotic

 
This ad has some age on it, but we thought it’d be nice for once to see one from a company that gets it.

A cyclist, his front basket filled with two fresh six packs of jingling Miller bottles, makes his way down a snow-covered street.

The voice over:

That’s the way, patriot. Let the OPECs keep their gasoline.

We’ll just tap into a far more efficient energy source: man power.

Miller High Life: Who knew?

By filmmaker Errol Morris via markkohlman/YouTube

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