Keystone Light
Coors Brewing Company (Molson-Coors)

Keystone LightKeystone Light
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Coors Brewing Company (Molson-Coors)
Colorado, United States
Light Lager
Ranked #166
Ranked #29,387
1.84 | pDev: 41.3%
Oct 10, 2023
Oct 25, 2001
Brewed since 1989, Keystone Light is a triple-filtered American-style light lager. Or as we like to say, it’s the smoothest of smooth. Keystone Light has a clean, crisp taste and smooth finish, making it the beer of choice for those who want to grab life by the ‘Stones. So, what are you waiting for? Stop reading and get grabbing. Looking for something bolder? Pick up Keystone Ice.
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Rated: 1.65 by charger88 from Texas

Oct 10, 2023
Rated: 2 by AndyGG from California

Oct 02, 2023
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Rated by x0rd_

2.76/5  rDev +50%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75
Not the best beer but you can get 15 cans for $11
Aug 08, 2023
Rated: 4 by Zachboyd3334 from Indiana

Jul 29, 2023
Rated: 2.03 by JuanPn from Louisiana

Jun 26, 2023
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Reviewed by Swamprat53 from South Carolina

2.46/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Poured from a 12 oz can into a 12 oz glass. Typical straw/golden with streaming bubbles. Nice head of foam and lacing. No aroma that I could detect however the beer was not skunked in any way.The taste was somewhat nondescript but once again let you know you were drinking beer. The mouthfeel was a bit watery and light. Overall not bad on a hot summer day and ice-cold. i do believe it is an urban legend that KSL is actually Coors Light in a different package,
Jun 16, 2023
Rated: 1.57 by kds2437 from Texas

Jun 02, 2023
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Reviewed by Cathartes from Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev +35.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.75
Poured into a pilsner glass straight from the fridge.

Pours a slightly pale (meaning less vibrant, not less bright) yellow gold with a 1 finger fairly quickly dissipating white head.

Initial aroma is very yeasty with a little peppery hop smell, kind of a light olive green smell. It's a little musty.

After agitating I pick up more more hoppy smell, as well as a hint of ammonia maybe?

Initial taste is seriously like drinking a flavoured seltzer. After a noticeable delay this is followed by a very strong (as strong as a light beer can be) taste of crusty white bread. This carries over to the aftertaste, where a rather mild bitterness also expresses itself in the back of the roof of the mouth, and the back of the sides and top of the tongue.

There really isn't anything more I can pick up on unfortunately, but I mean I'm sure it's brewed with simplicity in mind.

Mouthfeel is unsurprisingly very thin, and as previously stated, it's extremely similar to the experience of drinking seltzer. I understand I can't hold it accountable because of the style but it just doesn't take hold anywhere in the mouth

Might buy again if it's very very cheap, but I can't see myself ever drinking this outside the setting of a party or to get hammered, and I don't have the desire to push my intoxication too far. So not likely. It's honestly not bad! It's just, y'know.

I will say that as someone who counts calories it's honestly decent and I appreciate having it as an option, there are better options but not bad.
May 21, 2023
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Reviewed by Broski1989 from Pennsylvania

1.93/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.5
Keystone light is simply the poor man’s coors light. It doesn’t taste exactly the same, but its similarities puts it in the no frills class competitor. Ironically coors makes it, and I assume it sells as much keystone light as it does coors to select crowds.

The beer itself is tailored towards budget conscious crowds. The can designs is identical to coors lights can and the pour & mouthful feel is similar.

Overall it’s not bad, but it does have the market of being budget friend college ready 30 pack of stones for less than 25 dollar mentality
Apr 16, 2023
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Reviewed by mfnmbvp from Illinois

2.58/5  rDev +40.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5
12 oz. can, best by May 22, 2023.. Acquired the 15 pack at the local Jewel for something like $7.99 on sale, and a tick's a tick, so why the hell not.

Poured to Schlitz clear beer mug.
A: Light, fizzy, straw yellow color. Head isn't great, but there is more than on the last cheap beer I just tried .. Appears well carbonated.
S: Light grains. Muted fruitiness. Doesn't smell like much, but I suppose that is to style..
T: Tastes like run of the mill American Adjunct Lager. Corn, grain. No flavors of wet cardboard or paper, which is always a plus. Touch of 'sweetness'?
M: Smooth, crisp, clean, watery, very drinkable.
Overall, I suppose I would call it "to style".. Miller Lite is the staple beer in my household, and I would call this one a pretty close contender for the quintessential AAL / Light Lager / Palate Cleanser / Beer to have when you just wanna have a beer..

Keystone Light -----2.5/5
Mar 14, 2023
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Reviewed by gvickery from Texas

3.51/5  rDev +90.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 4
Light gold, minimal head, a little retention.
Smells like mineral water, light sulphur, wow, a lager beer!!!
Tastes very light malt, non descript hops, enough to balance it out. Not too sweet.
I really don’t get the”awful “ rating, It’s actually pretty good. If you like Micheladas, this is perfect.

I just read farther down and saw someone comment on how “little lacing” there was. For real? OMG it’s F’n Keystone light and you think there’s going to be lacing. Lol.
Feb 06, 2023
Rated: 2.01 by jaxon53 from Connecticut

Feb 05, 2023
Rated: 1 by JBDE16 from Minnesota

Jan 30, 2023
Rated: 1.75 by Crabmando from Ohio

Jan 28, 2023
Rated: 2.09 by Slyde180 from Texas

Jan 22, 2023
Rated: 2 by carolinabeerguy from North Carolina

Jan 06, 2023
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Reviewed by datstankadank from New Jersey

2.81/5  rDev +52.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
rapidly faded head, hardly any lacing. tastes of light fruit skin reminiscent of coors beers. it's most definitely not deserving of this score. enjoyable, very average.
Nov 17, 2022
Rated: 1.25 by Beergod420 from Michigan

Nov 06, 2022
Keystone Light from Coors Brewing Company (Molson-Coors)
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