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Beer 30 Light - Melanie Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
46
awful

93 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 93
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 1.7
pDev: 42.94%
Wants: 6
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Melanie Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mynie on 09-24-2006)
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1.5/5  rDev -11.8%

rpenterics, Aug 09, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -26.5%

Daffron24, Aug 03, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev +32.4%

Cvescalante, May 13, 2013
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1/5  rDev -41.2%

Herky21, May 12, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev +32.4%

Whiskeydeez, May 12, 2013
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1/5  rDev -41.2%

meschick, Apr 13, 2013
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2/5  rDev +17.6%

Lukass, Apr 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +120.6%

LJC3, Apr 01, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +61.8%

dragomni, Jan 28, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev +47.1%

t0rin0, Oct 28, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +47.1%

bicyclesnbeer, Aug 19, 2012
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1/5  rDev -41.2%

jik18, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of Rmatuszak2
3.5/5  rDev +105.9%

Rmatuszak2, Aug 01, 2012
Photo of AAdam
1.3/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Originally purchased by a *thrifty* member of my college fraternity for a party, it was deemed unfit for beer-pong beer. Beer30 Light has become the stuff of legends - dark, terrible legends - in our social group.

Appearance - It would do Beer30 Light a disservice to just say "urine," as its color is a shade paler and foamier than that. Phantom urine, perhaps. There is an ethereal quality to the brew that makes one pause before drinking, in respect.

Smell - In my privileged life, I have rarely had occasion to empathize with industrial workers. However, the metallic, poisonous fruit-smell seeping out of the venomous purple cans caused me to briefly consider the life of a chemical plant worker.

Taste - Shit.

Mouthfeel - Didn't you read "Taste?" It's got this incredible carbonation, like a violently-shaken can of cola, that lasts about 6 seconds before it suddenly and abruptly becomes totally flat. The makers of Beer30 Light have somehow created a beer that is actually BREWED stale.

Overall - "When you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you." (-Nietzsche)

AAdam, Jul 27, 2012
Photo of rolltide8425
1.25/5  rDev -26.5%

rolltide8425, Jul 23, 2012
Photo of UCLABrewN84
1.75/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Pours a clear yellow with a 1 inch foamy white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Looks-wise this one isn't so bad I must say. Smell is of subtle grain, sugar, and metal. There is also a weird fruitiness that I am picking up in the smell. Taste is of sugary water and slight grain flavors. This beer seems to be quite flat with a watery quality in the mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty horrible beer any way you look at it. I am glad I picked up a can to try just so I can further appreciate all the good beer I am able to enjoy.

UCLABrewN84, May 04, 2012
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1/5  rDev -41.2%

AKolmogorov, Apr 05, 2012
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1/5  rDev -41.2%

engberg88, Mar 27, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -26.5%

thegerm87, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of Unchi
1/5  rDev -41.2%

Unchi, Feb 24, 2012
Photo of BTFU
1.48/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

A - Straw colored and pale with no foam at the top

S - Stale beer from cups that have been sitting out for 2 days

T - Tasted like I had licked the can and then sucked on some wheat

M - Harsh bubbles but goes to flat quickly

O - Contrary to what they believe, it is a never a good time

BTFU, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of BenHesk12
1.45/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

This beer was purchased in a 30-pack because It was the absolute cheapest beer in the store, and I was a college student just wanting to play drinking games.

A - an extremely pale color similar to watery urine

S - smells like a budwieser after you leave it in a red cup overnight.

T - a very specific watery-metallic taste fills the palate, not resembling typical malt + hops beer in any fashion

M - feels like fizzy soda pop in my mouth

Overall, it's not too offensive to drink, which gives a 1.5, but just barely.

BenHesk12, Feb 15, 2012
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1/5  rDev -41.2%

IkeMan90, Feb 14, 2012
Photo of donmonkey1
2.78/5  rDev +63.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance:Golden yellow with a frothy white head. The head recedes a little too quickly but there's good lacing. However, there is a lack of carbonation that makes it not very inviting.

Smell: Mild coffee smell with a hint of honey.

Taste: Very slight metallic taste followed with a very, very, mild sweet/sour taste. Also a hint of grape.

Mouthfeel: light with pretty good carbonation.

Easy drinking, thirst quenching beer, great for parties if you want to drink a lot (especially for a low price.) Nothing really offensive but nothing good.

donmonkey1, Feb 02, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -11.8%

pperez38, Jan 22, 2012
Beer 30 Light from Melanie Brewing Company
46 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.