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Hamm's Special Light - Hamm's Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
62
poor

52 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 2.42
pDev: 29.75%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hamm's Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-20-2004)
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Reviews by yuenglingfan101:
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yuenglingfan101

Indiana

1.25/5  rDev -48.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Looks like urine with head. Head is thick and disapates quickly. Not much smell to it. Taste is bland mouthful is the same drinkability is almost never again. Not the worst beer and definetly not the best beer either. would not recommend this beer at all

Serving type: can

08-08-2011 15:16:43 | More by yuenglingfan101
More User Reviews:
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mikesaffert

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev +34.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Hamm's Special Light is a bit generous with the name "special", but for a light beer it more than gets the job done. I'd pick this over the BMC* lights any day, especially if you're looking for value in quantity as you can grab a 30 of this for as low as $13 and change.

Does it stand up to complex and flavorful craft beers? Of course not, and it's not supposed to. But to be a crisp, refreshing and easy to drink light lager with no offensive character, it's a win.

*I'm fully aware that MillerCoors has owned this since 1999.

Serving type: can

06-28-2014 19:14:03 | More by mikesaffert
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skydogpenn

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +24%

02-23-2014 16:30:41 | More by skydogpenn
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MaizenBrew

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -7%

01-29-2014 09:47:40 | More by MaizenBrew
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ahommell

Mississippi

1.5/5  rDev -38%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

A: Is this water? Pours the color of piss after you have drank a 24 pack of miller light. Straight clear. Watery. Off White.

S: Hate. Lack of love of the mother as a child. Watery piss.

T: Do I kill myself now or later? LATER! I actually think I am hydrating at this point. If you mixed Schwepps Tonic Water and a nice Sutter Home white wine together... you would get this beer.

M: I don't know I have drunk anything at all. The taste of water and wine that is so far from the blood of Christ that I am actually wondering if I should make the sign of the cross or if I should instead just turn myself into prison as Judas to my own body.

However... It doesn't last on the tongue long thank god.

O: Is this beer? I'm still asking myself this question.

NOTE: This is the lowest rating In have ever given.

Serving type: can

01-13-2014 04:22:16 | More by ahommell
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Chucker17

South Dakota

2.5/5  rDev +3.3%

01-03-2014 21:08:14 | More by Chucker17
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Andrew526

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev +13.6%

11-03-2013 15:54:21 | More by Andrew526
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Mtooman

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev +13.6%

10-31-2013 03:30:44 | More by Mtooman
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lilsmizzul1225

Indiana

1.25/5  rDev -48.3%

10-26-2013 16:44:43 | More by lilsmizzul1225
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ShreddedThumb

Michigan

3/5  rDev +24%

09-08-2013 02:56:10 | More by ShreddedThumb
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jeranbrews

Oklahoma

1.99/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

A - airy white quickly evaporating head. Not much continue carbonation. Color of sparkling white wine minus the sparkle.

S - hay, aluminum, and self loathing.

T - like the thrice boiled dregs of spent mash. This is to beer what warm soda with melted ice is to Pepsi

M - thin watery

D - overall what I would expect and have had from third rate third world breweries. But this gives Milwakee shame on the level of "Milwakee's Best"

Serving type: can

08-11-2013 05:18:59 | More by jeranbrews
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prdrums77

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev +3.3%

07-27-2013 17:35:27 | More by prdrums77
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev +3.3%

06-16-2013 05:34:35 | More by Eaglefan344
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Slay40

Michigan

1.75/5  rDev -27.7%

05-20-2013 00:37:42 | More by Slay40
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MidwestBA

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -7%

04-28-2013 22:40:21 | More by MidwestBA
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

2/5  rDev -17.4%

04-22-2013 21:28:46 | More by Arsenal0328
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Juno_Malone

Idaho

2.25/5  rDev -7%

04-15-2013 04:40:48 | More by Juno_Malone
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KC9LDB

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +86%

03-01-2013 00:44:50 | More by KC9LDB
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Stoshua

Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -38%

01-19-2013 19:30:10 | More by Stoshua
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BTFU

Indiana

2.25/5  rDev -7%

01-15-2013 17:12:49 | More by BTFU
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mac10thmtn


3/5  rDev +24%

01-11-2013 05:52:10 | More by mac10thmtn
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michiganminer

Michigan

3.9/5  rDev +61.2%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

THis is a good light beer for the money. I can get Hamms and Hamms Special light as low as $11 a 30 and $5 a 12. For that money you can't expect much and you will be impressed with this beer for the low asking price. I enjoyed this one for a light beer.

Note: I review for the style. I refuse to let my prejudices slant any review. Nothing worse than the typical beer snob reviewing an AAL, same for your AAL drinker reviewing a craft brew.

Serving type: can

11-03-2012 06:52:35 | More by michiganminer
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bushbeer75

Michigan

2.13/5  rDev -12%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

12 oz can poured into a glass mug.

Note to self: Remember when reviewing this is a light lager – review accordingly
Hamm’s Special Light poured a crystal clear very pale yellow producing a bubbly and foamy bright white 2-finger head that had almost no retention and lacing. The nose is very light and clean with faint aromas of cereal adjuncts like corn. The taste is very low in malt flavor, and no signs of bitterness …like most light lagers. The carbonation is fizzy with a very light and dry mouth feel [again] typical for the style.

At $9.99 a CASE you can’t expect too much. I suppose it is true you get what you pay for.

Serving type: can

11-01-2012 14:51:55 | More by bushbeer75
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Gtg642

Michigan

2/5  rDev -17.4%

10-26-2012 09:37:14 | More by Gtg642
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bzach

Indiana

2/5  rDev -17.4%

10-21-2012 06:39:01 | More by bzach
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Hamm's Special Light from Hamm's Brewing Co.
62 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.