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Hamm's - Hamm's Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
63
poor

501 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 501
Reviews: 213
rAvg: 2.67
pDev: 28.09%
Wants: 21
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hamm's Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-20-2001)
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Xzfgiimtsath

Texas

1.75/5  rDev -34.5%

05-31-2013 20:12:41 | More by Xzfgiimtsath
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keckr


1.75/5  rDev -34.5%

11-22-2012 06:06:00 | More by keckr
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The-Adjunct-Hippie

South Dakota

1.75/5  rDev -34.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

16 oz can. Poured into a glass. Foamy 1 finger head with a complete disappearance within 1 minute. Smells like husks, sweet grains, tin, alcohol, and copper. Maybe a little pool chemical. Mouthfeel is watery, is robust for a literal second, and ends dry.

Taste is watery, tinny sweet musky grains. Very Mild grain bitterness. Very light carbonated water underneath it all.

Overall Hamms is nothing to write home about. For $12/30 pack it's a great value but don't try to serve this to your friends. It closely reminds me of coors but coors is better. Hamms is drier and more tinny.

Serving type: can

05-12-2014 21:23:08 | More by The-Adjunct-Hippie
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Tricerahops

Minnesota

1.75/5  rDev -34.5%

03-01-2014 05:24:10 | More by Tricerahops
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PistonSteele


1.75/5  rDev -34.5%

05-30-2012 04:47:01 | More by PistonSteele
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Fargrow

Michigan

1.75/5  rDev -34.5%

03-12-2014 15:37:16 | More by Fargrow
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AllHailBeercules

Missouri

1.75/5  rDev -34.5%

08-28-2012 03:39:13 | More by AllHailBeercules
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cfitterer

Arizona

1.75/5  rDev -34.5%

05-21-2013 02:36:17 | More by cfitterer
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TubaDan

Minnesota

1.75/5  rDev -34.5%

01-27-2014 04:05:46 | More by TubaDan
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bilbo2012


1.75/5  rDev -34.5%

04-04-2012 19:04:51 | More by bilbo2012
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RobertColianni

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -34.5%

12-03-2012 17:08:36 | More by RobertColianni
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tylerstravis

Colorado

1.75/5  rDev -34.5%

02-27-2014 23:12:13 | More by tylerstravis
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jzlyo

Iowa

1.75/5  rDev -34.5%

04-12-2014 21:44:47 | More by jzlyo
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ronniebruner

Arizona

1.78/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

The first thing you will notice about this beer is the strong cat urine smell. There is a reason why a 12 pack of this stuff is only $1 more than a 12 pack of soda; it is not good in any sense of the word. The smell is putrid, the taste of old watered down MGD, extreme carbonation, brown, frothy head, and leaves a horrible aftertaste in your mouth. Avoid at all costs.

Serving type: can

12-30-2010 08:05:52 | More by ronniebruner
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JoeyBeerBelly

New York

1.78/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

"headache in a can"

I had this beer last summer at a family get together because someone brought it, the nerve of them!

Drank it out of a can.

Smell some malt and yeast?

Taste sweet, not really a malt sweetness, just sweet.

It doesn't offend and has a sweet after taste.

I got a headache after I finished the 2nd can and needed to take asprin and switch to iced tea.

Serving type: can

04-15-2007 13:09:31 | More by JoeyBeerBelly
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hoosiersapper27

Indiana

1.8/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

A-An actual bright yellow adjunct beer color. 1/4 inch head with hard pour. Dissipates relatively slow for Lager but still quickly, with no lacing.

S-Smells like cheap beer out of a metal can. Heavy on the metal smell.

T- Tastes like it smells, cheap metal

M- American carbonated lager

O- Well its 9.99 where I live and you really get what you pay for, .33 apiece beer. Looks good for what is, in a glass, but if you make it past 4 your a champ for having put that much crap in your mouth.

Serving type: can

04-19-2012 02:58:46 | More by hoosiersapper27
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berserker256

Michigan

1.85/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Cheap. Cheap. This beer is very hard to even find anymore. Pissy and fizzy. Soapy head. The smell of cheap beer made from substandard ingredients. Tastes like metal, hay, and dirt. Thin and watery. But you can drink a lot of them with your jerkoff friends around a campfire. The price is the indicator when you buy this product. You don't buy this for the quality. You buy this for drinking large amounts. And that's a purpose it serves well. Cheap.

Serving type: can

11-01-2007 03:42:26 | More by berserker256
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PaulyB83

Michigan

1.88/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Poured for can into tulip glass

A- Very pale straw clear yellow slightly less color than Bud. Bright white head not bad carbonation.

S- Light apple juice, communion wafer

T- Weak malt, slight noble hop bitterness, communion wafer aftertaste

M- Thin. I think I've had bottled water with more mouthfeel.

O- I pick this up cause I wanted something cheap to bring to a party of non-beer drinkers. Plus I heard it was the new hipster beer and wanted to check it out. Not as good as PBR or Bud and probably wouldn't buy again.

Serving type: can

09-14-2013 23:57:25 | More by PaulyB83
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DK_CPA


1.9/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

This beer is as generic as it gets. Originally from MN (the land of sky blue waters) and heavily advertised back in the day. Great commericals of the northwoods boundary waters area. The cartoon bear is a classic. Unfortunately the beer is akin to water and smells/tastes like dried up grass.

However you can a 30 pack for about $15. Great for partying on the cheap side or lazily tubing down a river where the means is to get good and buzzed.

If you enjoy drinking it because of the cool classic commericals then go for it. Otherwise PBR is a superior alternative.

Serving type: can

09-21-2012 15:54:09 | More by DK_CPA
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

1.93/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12 fl oz. can, with date on the bottom of the can readin May 12, 2014 - not sure if that's a best by date or a canned on date. Either way, I'm not expecting much. Another American adjunct lager, gifted to me from a friend mfndsvp. Acquired at the local beer store for $1.99 for the six pack.

Poured into a Winnie The Pooh pint glass.

A - Pours the typical clear golden straw color. Looks like yellow water. Just over a finger of fizzy white head that disappears entirely within a minute. I'm usually generous on the appearance of a beer, but this stuff doesn't look so great.

S - The smell is comprised of the usual suspects - cheap GMO corn / grain, dust, and wet cardboard. Slightly skunky, I guess I would say. It's pretty foul smelling.

T - The taste follows the nose - cheap GMO grain / corn / husk, and sparkling water.

M - Feel is crisp, grainy, and papery. Lingering wet cardboard aftertaste.

Overall, another tick from the bottom of the barrel with plenty more to go. The only selling point for this beer is the cheap price tag.

Hamm's ---2/5.

Serving type: can

05-28-2014 20:22:41 | More by mfnmbvp
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dren

Indiana

1.95/5  rDev -27%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

And we come to another once of the crappy beers on my list to purchase and try. This is the current case I have sitting in my fridge. A friend of mine told me this was the worst beer he has ever had, and quite frankly he couldn't be wrong. This beer just has a bad carbonated corn taste that turns me off. It is more full than competing beers, but this isn't saying much at all. Each of the cheap macro brews has their own subtle taste after you are hit with the carbonation and watery generic beer flavor, and Hamm's has been the worst to date. I hold this up there with Stroh's. Schlitz still remains my number one go to beer when the funds are low and the need for feed is high. The case was under ten dollars so it is one of the few beers out there that you can still get somewhat of a bargain on.

Serving type: can

11-16-2004 18:50:09 | More by dren
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Gabriel_Vaughn

California

1.99/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

twelve cans for $5.99 is bang for your buck. At that price, what can you expect..
Nonetheless this brew was not as bad as the price tag made it look. Though it did have the same pathetic pale yellow hue as other low end beers and a scent almost identical, the taste and mouthfeel earned it an extra star. The taste jumps at you when you're not expecting- something stronger than the average bottom shelf.
I'd recommend this to a buddy tight on cash.

Serving type: can

06-18-2014 22:34:28 | More by Gabriel_Vaughn
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ajkiser12

Illinois

2/5  rDev -25.1%

11-27-2012 19:45:56 | More by ajkiser12
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

2/5  rDev -25.1%

06-21-2014 15:40:15 | More by ONovoMexicano
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avisong

Virginia

2/5  rDev -25.1%

04-13-2012 02:30:34 | More by avisong
Hamm's from Hamm's Brewing Co.
63 out of 100 based on 501 ratings.