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Keystone Light - Coors Brewing Company

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Keystone LightKeystone Light

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BA SCORE
46
awful

1,595 Ratings
THE BROS
51
awful

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Ratings: 1,595
Reviews: 432
rAvg: 1.79
pDev: 38.55%
Wants: 10
Gots: 101 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-25-2001)
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1.85/5  rDev +3.4%

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1/5  rDev -44.1%

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1/5  rDev -44.1%

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1.5/5  rDev -16.2%

cvengeance, Aug 12, 2014
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2/5  rDev +11.7%

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2/5  rDev +11.7%

Lucnifter, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
2.12/5  rDev +18.4%

This probably doesn't really deserve a review, but I thought I'd do one anyhow. I've heard rumors it is essentially Coors Light and it tastes pretty much the same. Got some sitting at the back of the fridge so it's review time.

Appearance (2) - Re-review. in the can, updated and poured for appearance. Fluffy white two finger head that recedes like a mudslide. Pale hay colored appearance, transparent as water. Read your Kindle through it, Keystone doesn't mind!

Smell (1.5) - canned corn. mildewy grains. fried egg. tin. hint of lemon lime soda.

Taste/Flavor (1.5) - Pretty much awful but the drinkability saves it from completely tanking, so I'll give it that. I get musty corn, tin, cardboard, and a residual grainy sweetness on the finish. (Later, with peanut butter, it tastes like Olive juice. So weird.)

Mouthfeel/Drinkability (3.5) - "Always Smooth". The carbonation is wrapped in an easy drinking smoothness. Super watery, though. Can't say any more or less than that. Pound a few without regret.

Overall (2.12) - It may be the worst beer in my fridge but it's not the worst beer of all time. It gets a pretty bad rep but it has a few redeeming qualities. For a light beer it drinks smooth. It's not tasty, but I'll take that lack of taste over some of the over-hopped IPA "crafts" I've had.I think I bought this 12 pack of cans for around $8 if I remember right. If anything, the price is right. So you've got price and drink-ability as the positives, with pretty much everything else weighing it down. If Keystone Light is for you, rock it. But don't stop here. To do so would be a grave injustice.

The-Adjunct-Hippie, Aug 10, 2014
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2/5  rDev +11.7%

sharkboy, Aug 08, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev +25.7%

jshusc, Aug 08, 2014
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1.36/5  rDev -24%

Johnct, Aug 07, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -16.2%

insearchofhops, Aug 07, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +53.6%

AntG21, Aug 06, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +106.7%

Appearance
Three fingers thick head that dissipates rapidly. There is no lacing. The body is very clear. It is a light golden, yellowish color. It looks watery. Very active carbonation.

Smell
Mild. Clean. Faintly malty.

Taste
Mild. Clean. Faintly malty. Extremely refreshing and drinkable. Hops are hard to detect. However the beer is well balanced. Not overly sweet or dry. Just mild and clean.

Mouthfeel
Goes down so easy it's crazy. Watery. Refreshing. Lots of carbonation.

Overall
The perfect chuggable light beer. This has got to be the smoothest, easiest to drink beer out there. It is also one of the cheapest. It is not harsh in anyway at all. It is the easiest of easy drinking beers. Keystone Light is the quintessential cheap light beer. If you want a cheap easy drinking light beer then this is the ultimate of that type. Enjoy.

FrozenJoe, Aug 06, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -2.2%

MaltLickyWithTheCandy, Aug 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev +67.6%

mgeraci, Aug 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev +67.6%

brewclay52, Aug 05, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -16.2%

Aficionado_Shawn, Aug 04, 2014
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1/5  rDev -44.1%

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1.5/5  rDev -16.2%

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2/5  rDev +11.7%

firefightn24, Aug 02, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -16.2%

animAl33, Aug 01, 2014
Keystone Light from Coors Brewing Company
46 out of 100 based on 1,595 ratings.