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Hamm's - Hamm's Brewing Co.

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548 Ratings

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Ratings: 548
Reviews: 219
rAvg: 2.68
pDev: 28.36%
Wants: 23
Gots: 36 | 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.

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2/5  rDev -25.4%

MAUEX_MFA, May 18, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

KimbarkBrewCrew, May 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev +11.9%

freewill35, Apr 29, 2012
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2.6/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

My favorite cheap beer. No one will touch it in your fridge, and I personally prefer it to PBR. Scored this for 11.99/30pk and miss the days when it was 6.99/24pk!!!

Seriously cheap beer, but not bad at all if you are in the proper mindset for slumming. Keep in mind that your lady friend will give you strange looks for obtaining and drinking this beer, but do not be deterred. You have made a value-based decision and you are in for a full 30pk/24pk/6pk of cheap, alcohol-laced enjoyment. Rather than tell you about the corn and quickly disappearing head, let's focus on the fact that I would take a frosty Hamm's over a MGD any day of the week (even though Miller contract brews this stuff!)

Excellent beer if you are watching Pawn Stars or Porn Stars, but not so good if you are trying improve your social standing. On the plus side, you can recycle all those cans and get drunk in the process. Way to save the earth and support a union-made product, you patriot! Just don't be the dick that leaves the empties all over your college quad, sorority house, rust-belt hometown, or loading dock of your soon-to-be-former place of employment. Folks will talk about your piggish addiction to Hamm's and wonder why you are living in the slop.

I'm pretty sure if there was a purgatory for yeast, this would be it. Not heaven, not hell, but somewhere vaguely in-between.

stangski83, Apr 25, 2012
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2/5  rDev -25.4%

DB0Z, Apr 24, 2012
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3.15/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance - Pours a clear golden color with a half inch thick head that dissipates quickly. Has some pretty nice, creamy lacing.

Smell - A little skunky when I first poured it.. Now I smell strong scents of corn and grains. A little bready too

Taste - Very sweet with strong flavors of corn and grains. Almost has a rice-like taste similiar to sorghum beers.. The metallic flavor is also there.

Mouthfeel - Has a pretty thick/creamy body with mild carboation. The carbonation is what gives it that creamy texture.

Overall - I'm honestly impressed by how bad this beer ISN'T lol.. In my area, Busch is the cheapest beer you can buy. They just started selling this stuff and it's about a dollar cheaper

jsisko01, Apr 20, 2012
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1.8/5  rDev -32.8%
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.

hoosiersapper27, Apr 19, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev +2.6%

RobinLee, Apr 16, 2012
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2/5  rDev -25.4%

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2.75/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +30.6%

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2.75/5  rDev +2.6%

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Photo of JuicesFlowing
2.95/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a standard pint glass. The beer is a clear light golden color. A white fluffy head sits on top but dissipates soon, leaving lingering bubbles. Minimal lacing is present. The beer smells metallic, slightly sweet, and grainy. The beer tastes metallic first, then is followed by a faint malt/adjunct taste, and finishes slightly sweet. The mouthfeel is light bodied and is very drinkable.

Overall, for as cheap as this beer is, it's actually just as "good" as any other mass-produced adjunct lager in the BMC crowd. It goes down very smooth, has very low ABV, and you could do a lot worse than this. My review is based on other American Adjunct Lagers, I rate according to style.

JuicesFlowing, Mar 10, 2012
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Hamm's from Hamm's Brewing Co.
64 out of 100 based on 548 ratings.