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Hamm's - Hamm's Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
64
poor

530 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 530
Reviews: 218
rAvg: 2.68
pDev: 28.36%
Wants: 22
Gots: 27 | 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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jackndan

Illinois

2.4/5  rDev -10.4%

Hamm’s yes the beer from sky blue waters, Hamm’s refreshing, Hamm’s. Cripes, its been along time since I’ve seen this beer, and longer since I’ve had it. It pours from the can a panther piss yellow. A vigorous pour stirs up the bubbles, but not long enough to register a head that impresses itself. Thick, gorgeous Belgian lace! (true or false, the last sentence was not sarcastic). Adjuncty, barn yard aroma. The taste ain’t half as bad as it ought to be, mainly because its not got much taste at all. Sweet, corny, light bodied. Hell, I bought it as a lark, yet I’m not wholly dis-satisfied. Two dollars and forty-nine cents for a smoking hot six of Hamm’s, money not totally wasted.

06-28-2003 21:54:18 | More by jackndan
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mentor

Colorado

2.4/5  rDev -10.4%

12 oz can obtained from a local grocery (HyVee) and consumed a couple days later. Pours a one-finger white fiszzy settling head over a crystal clear very light straw colored liquid. Smells mild hop and 2-row barley sweet. Tastes watery. Malt sweet is very gentle. Hop presence is there, but it's amazingly low. As it warms I get some saaz and maybe hallertauer. Watery mouthfeel and sharp carbonation that's actually part of the taste profile (because there's not much here to taste).

06-25-2005 23:20:24 | More by mentor
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44ouncer

California

2.42/5  rDev -9.7%

Was at a party tonight and somebody threw a 12 box of 12 ounce cans into the ice tub. Common tactic used by clowns who most likely traded up to a more expensive product.

They'd been laying around in the ice water for a couple of hours, so they were pretty darn cold by the time I had one. Almost too cold, if there is such a thing. There were plenty of other beer available -- but I wanted to see how the venerable old brand was doing these days.

Drank out of the can, sorry purists, so no comments on the head. The beer itself surpassed my expectations. Sweet corn smell. Light, watery taste at first, followed by a burst of strong, but not obnoxious carbonation -- which led to a decent overall flavor. Nothing really stood out -- either good or bad. A good, well balanced lager. Nothing more, nothing less.

Remember when Hamm's was huge back in 70's. For a while, this stuff was truly foul. When General or Pabst owned this brand -- I really think they just mixed together some chemicals to make yellow foaming liquid that got yo buzzed. Today, I believe SABMiller brews this stuff -- and the quality of their operation shows in the product. Definitely worth a try.

08-28-2003 07:13:19 | More by 44ouncer
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elNopalero

Texas

2.45/5  rDev -8.6%

This pours a foamy pee color—light yellow with lazy bubbles. There’s a light corn malt aroma with the classic smell of adjuncts. It’s not offensive but not terribly appealing either. The flavor starts off about as crisp and clean and it’s going to get—keep it cold—and rapidly falls off with a harsh, musty finish. About everything I expected from this one.

10-17-2012 06:51:02 | More by elNopalero
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tuowl74a

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

05-22-2014 16:39:32 | More by tuowl74a
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Nemers

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

02-12-2014 06:37:53 | More by Nemers
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Dello

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

08-03-2014 20:44:48 | More by Dello
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Zonian1

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

01-26-2014 16:55:38 | More by Zonian1
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Bestie_Ge

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

01-24-2012 17:43:52 | More by sgttibbs
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Alex_Weinard

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

05-16-2014 04:36:11 | More by Alex_Weinard
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

06-16-2013 05:30:13 | More by Eaglefan344
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deanis30

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

03-19-2012 00:54:23 | More by deanis30
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oscodapat

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

12-22-2011 22:24:47 | More by oscodapat
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jaydoc

Kansas

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

11-24-2013 17:23:02 | More by jaydoc
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atomicskier1889

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

04-05-2013 14:51:57 | More by atomicskier1889
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cleonile2000

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

12-20-2013 06:36:48 | More by cleonile2000
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MaxOhle

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

11-10-2012 07:34:00 | More by MaxOhle
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Cramerican

North Dakota

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

02-16-2012 07:36:49 | More by Cramerican
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cbcrunch

Wyoming

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

02-11-2012 13:47:46 | More by cbcrunch
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Juno_Malone

Idaho

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

06-21-2012 16:11:04 | More by carteravebrew
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cdwil

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

12-30-2011 16:26:30 | More by cdwil
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hurdjg

Iowa

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

04-21-2013 13:28:28 | More by hurdjg
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ralphw56

Nevada

2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

04-30-2013 02:11:48 | More by ralphw56
Hamm's from Hamm's Brewing Co.
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