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Hamm's - Hamm's Brewing Co.

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591 Ratings

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Ratings: 591
Reviews: 225
rAvg: 2.67
pDev: 28.46%
Wants: 24
Gots: 49 | 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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Photo of equinoxranch
4.54/5  rDev +70%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Contrary to the righteousness held by so many beer snobs, there is no perfect beer out there. And really, what IS with many a beer so bitter that a glass of vinegar is like a soft drink by comparison, but I digress... For my money a beer should be refreshing and cold.
Straight up, Hamm's more than delivers on that... As ever, a clean tasting, non bitter, refreshing beer either by itself or with food. I challenge any beer "expert"/aficionado to put any of their gilt edge - trendoid beers up against Hamm's (or a few other "low rent" - pedestrian) beers in a blind sampling and they'll get a dose of reality. Some of these "lesser" beers, Hamm's most certainly being one, more than deliver the goods and do not drain your wallet.

Thanx "Hamm's"

equinoxranch, Mar 08, 2014
Photo of Jimmycubs
4.33/5  rDev +62.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

At $10.99/30 pack, it's definitely best beer for your money. I live around a lot of beer snobs who only drink micros but I honestly think this tastes better. Real smooth taste either ice cold or warm. Not too much of a head. Not too bitter. Not too sweet. Perfect beer. Smell that brings back memories of old of my old man n his friends playing horseshoes. Perfect beer for those people who wanna drink a beer while hanging out in garage with neighbors or playing horseshoes with neighbors. Isn't that what drinking beer is supposed to be about? Top grade homeowners beer. Can drink a quality beer and still afford your mortgage.

Jimmycubs, Mar 08, 2014
Photo of Matthew607
2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Matthew607, Mar 08, 2014
Photo of acknight
3.5/5  rDev +31.1%

acknight, Mar 07, 2014
Photo of thsSAMO
1.5/5  rDev -43.8%

thsSAMO, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of Tricerahops
1.75/5  rDev -34.5%

Tricerahops, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of tylerstravis
1.75/5  rDev -34.5%

tylerstravis, Feb 27, 2014
Photo of JIMTRK16
1.5/5  rDev -43.8%

JIMTRK16, Feb 26, 2014
Photo of skydogpenn
3/5  rDev +12.4%

skydogpenn, Feb 23, 2014
Photo of Jame515
2.75/5  rDev +3%

Jame515, Feb 21, 2014
Photo of J2t645
2/5  rDev -25.1%

J2t645, Feb 20, 2014
Photo of Syraquse
2/5  rDev -25.1%

Syraquse, Feb 16, 2014
Photo of Nemers
2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Nemers, Feb 12, 2014
Photo of MaizenBrew
2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

MaizenBrew, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of NilocRellim
2.76/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a can.

Typical domestic beer.

Looks pale and yellow.

Smells and tastes like most domenstic... light on the nose with grains. Not as much bitter taste compared to other domestics, but it is still just a camping beer.

Would I buy it again? Mostly just for camping...

NilocRellim, Jan 28, 2014
Photo of TubaDan
1.75/5  rDev -34.5%

TubaDan, Jan 27, 2014
Photo of Zonian1
2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Zonian1, Jan 26, 2014
Photo of Flounder57
2.81/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

16 oz can was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a thin layer. It us a golden straw yellow color with great clarity and bubbles seen coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Cereal grains, bready malts, some sweetness, lager yeast, and mild grassy hops.

Taste: Sweet and bready grains, lager yeast, grassy hops, and mild bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Typical lager aftertaste, crisp, refreshing, light bodied, and medium carbonation.

Overall: Pretty standard average adjunct lager. Seen it a bunch of times, so I gave it a whirl.

Flounder57, Jan 21, 2014
Photo of BennyThon
2.75/5  rDev +3%

BennyThon, Jan 14, 2014
Photo of DaveRinn
2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

DaveRinn, Jan 13, 2014
Photo of Johnny_Muir
2.75/5  rDev +3%

Johnny_Muir, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of evanackerman
3.21/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Tall boy can - six pack for $4.00! Pours straw yellow - a shade darker than the average American Adjunct Lager. Foamy white head, lingers for a bit then stays as a thin wispy lace on top of the beer. Aromas is faint hops and cornbread - again, a bit above average for the style. Taste - Bready with a corn tinge, hops are definitely apparent but very light - very clean flavor profile - crisp and refreshing. Overall, just a touch better than many of its more famous competitors - given that this is one of the cheapest beers out there ,it is not bad for what it is. would choose over Coors, Bud, or Pabst.

evanackerman, Jan 11, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

DaveTomke, Jan 11, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +3%

yanosh, Jan 09, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +3%

Skillz, Jan 07, 2014
Hamm's from Hamm's Brewing Co.
64 out of 100 based on 591 ratings.