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Hamm's - Hamm's Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
63
poor

511 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 511
Reviews: 214
rAvg: 2.67
pDev: 28.09%
Wants: 21
Gots: 24 | 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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Juno_Malone

Idaho

2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

04-15-2013 04:40:35 | More by Juno_Malone
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OMPH

California

2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

04-15-2013 03:42:31 | More by OMPH
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chim52chim

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +12.4%

04-13-2013 22:09:00 | More by chim52chim
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JamesQuaff

California

3.28/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Haven't seen this stuff since I was a kid. All of a sudden there it is at my local store for $10.80 a case. At that price, seriously, why not? I'll just break it out on poker night and even if it's absolutely dreadful, it'll still get finished off. I'll grab this 12'er of Lagunitas IPA for the 'house', just in case...

Served in a pint glass.

Pours a very pale golden with a thick white head that disappears quickly and leaves some delicate lacing. Looks okay. The lacing is actually pretty elegant looking.

Aroma is corn, a little grain, some grassiness. Typical for the style, nothing too terribly off-putting, but not the greatest smell either. Probably better left in the can.

Taste is very simple and straightforward, starts slightly sweet then fades into a swift corn/grain finish. Over and done like that (snaps fingers). Nothing off or bad tasting, but nothing stands out either. Super basic American lager.

Mouthfeel is also average for the style. Thin and light bodied, carbonation is average. Not too watery. Very drinkable. I could see losing count of how many of these I've had.

Overall this is just a slightly above average adjunct lager. I've had a few better, but I've had many worse. The aroma isn't the greatest, but I just had another one from the can and it was a non-issue. Hamm's is a perfectly cromulent session beer and actually an amazing value. I mean, $0.45/can for an actual drinkable beer? My overall rating takes this into consideration.

Update 9/7/13... Okay, fine. Hamm's has been our House Cheepniss all summer long. Probably on our 12th or 13th case at this point, and it's always in the fridge now for handing out by the armload to a bunch of guests, for keeping the whistle whetted in between precious glasses of hi-dolla craft, for pouring on the flareups when grilling burgers and for soaking the grilled brats until serving time, basically for all general "hey, it's beer" drinking purposes. One time I tried 'dry hopping' a can I was drinking with some Cascade pellet. Yeah, don't do that. Take it for what it is and it won't disappoint (much). Expect anything more and you're dumb.

Serving type: can

04-12-2013 22:53:04 | More by JamesQuaff
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TheRevMatt

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev +3%

04-07-2013 17:52:00 | More by TheRevMatt
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atomicskier1889

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

04-05-2013 14:51:57 | More by atomicskier1889
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LordCuddleton

Minnesota

3.86/5  rDev +44.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hamm's has been my go to budget beer when in need of large quantities of beer on the cheap. A "Dirty 30" of Hamm's retails for under $15 which is an outstanding deal. Great for serving guests after they have drank your more expensive brews.

Hamm's has a light golden color, lightly carbonated and drinks smoothly. Hamm's is very similar to Miller High Life & Grain Belt Premium in terms of appearance and smell, however Hamm's has a distinct hop flavor that makes for a more enjoyable drinking experience. Hamm's is a no nonsense blue collar beer that satisfies again and again.

Serving type: can

04-04-2013 03:40:17 | More by LordCuddleton
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AndyP612

Illinois

2.38/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Served on tap in a pint at the Blue Door Pub. I'm not going to lie, my friends helped me with this review and it was a little bit of a joke but I think we were honest for the most part. Reviewed from some pretty entertaining notes.

A- Yellow snow color.

S- "Ham," beer, water and feet hit the nose right off the bat.

T- Musty barley with some bread present.

M- "Water"

O- "It is What It Is."

Cheers.

Serving type: on-tap

04-03-2013 22:14:06 | More by AndyP612
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schoon

Iowa

3/5  rDev +12.4%

03-27-2013 03:02:04 | More by schoon
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CoryR

Oregon

2.75/5  rDev +3%

03-20-2013 05:29:36 | More by CoryR
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Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

03-11-2013 06:49:44 | More by spycow
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Bestie_Ge

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -6.4%

03-10-2013 01:17:30 | More by Bestie_Ge
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CMUbrew

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev +3%

03-05-2013 06:24:25 | More by CMUbrew
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KC9LDB

Illinois

5/5  rDev +87.3%

03-01-2013 00:44:26 | More by KC9LDB
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Illinois

3/5  rDev +12.4%

02-12-2013 03:38:23 | More by Irishlover58
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Washington

2.75/5  rDev +3%

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Ohio

3/5  rDev +12.4%

01-30-2013 19:59:09 | More by M1A2
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Illinois

1.25/5  rDev -53.2%

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Kansas

3/5  rDev +12.4%

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Montana

2.75/5  rDev +3%

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Minnesota

2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

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Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -43.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +21.7%

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Montana

3.25/5  rDev +21.7%

01-11-2013 06:07:35 | More by DeekNayvuz
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2.75/5  rDev +3%

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Hamm's from Hamm's Brewing Co.
63 out of 100 based on 511 ratings.