Keystone Light
Coors Brewing Company (Molson-Coors)

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From:
Coors Brewing Company (Molson-Coors)
 
Colorado, United States
Style:
Lager - Light
Ranked #151
ABV:
4.1%
Score:
46
Ranked #31,850
Avg:
1.83 | pDev: 40.98%
Ratings:
2,160
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jan 04, 2022
Added:
Oct 25, 2001
Wants:
  24
Gots:
  547
SCORE
46
Awful
Keystone LightKeystone Light
Notes: 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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Ratings by DrunkIrishman:
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1.94/5  rDev +6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2
by DrunkIrishman from Missouri

There's really nothing special about Keystone Light. About as pale on flavor as it is in color. But this is my go-to summer beer. After working in the heat and humidity of southern Missouri prepping the bottom field for the upcoming deer season, the last thing I'm reaching for is a heavy (yet delicious) craft brew. BBQ with friends? Keystone Light allows me to keep up with my buddies without bloating like roadkill. The best part is the price. $15 for a 30-pack. Definately a "quantity beer." Overall, this isn't a terrible example of the style. God knows you could do worse.

Jun 29, 2015
More User Ratings:
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1/5  rDev -45.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
by Pokey57 from Georgia

Terrible, why drink it?

Jan 04, 2022
 
3.01 by Stringfellowhawke47 from Virginia on Jan 03, 2022
 
1.25 by smcel371 from New York on Dec 31, 2021
 
1.15 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota on Nov 20, 2021
 
2 by fastfoodburgers from Kentucky on Oct 13, 2021
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2.37/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5
by LucaDiCriscio from Pennsylvania

Non offensive beer. Tastes like a watered down Coors lite. Would not buy again.

Aug 21, 2021
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1.63/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2
by Yung_Beethoven94 from California

What can I say, it’s watery, tastes like beer-flavored mineral water. Goes down real easy, especially on a hot summer day in Texas.
Would recommend as a quick refresher.
Taste is water with some minerals, a hint of corn, and not much else. Almost like watered down Coors light. Go figure haha.

Aug 17, 2021
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1/5  rDev -45.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
by TerryMills from Tennessee

I drink alot of cheap beer with no complaints but this is probably the worst beer I've ever drank ..

Aug 13, 2021
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1.14/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1
by Madmike05 from Texas

Used to drink this beer in college only because a keg could be purchased at certain gas stations for $49.99……yeah. It made for a cost effective beer for Beer Pong.

Goes down like water, has that metallic like taste of Coors Light (Keystone is brewed by Coors). Sweet smelling, light golden in color. Always left me with a terrible headache in the morning.
Overall, its bottom of the barrel Coors Light.

I cant imagine why anyone would still be drinking this beer if they are out of High School or college.

Aug 02, 2021
 
1.25 by Jcal2023 from Pennsylvania on Jul 30, 2021
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2.62/5  rDev +43.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
by BBThunderbolt from Kiribati

12oz can (dated June 8 2019, I think) poured into 16oz tulip. The appearance was the expected very pale straw yellow of the style, with about 1/3 inch of white head that had very low retention and no lacing.

The aroma was also as expected: sorta sweet, very soft grains, almost no noticeable hops.

Same on the tongue, just a bland, basic beeriness.

The body was the expected thin and watery that typifies the style, with a semi-sweet finish.

Drinkability was, again, as expected; fine as a quick lawnmower beer, and not much else.

Overall, we all know what this is. Nor surprises. for tickers only.

Jul 03, 2021
 
2.68 by Wilkolaczek94 from Connecticut on May 19, 2021
 
2.58 by RochefortChris from North Carolina on May 15, 2021
 
1.5 by Metalgod666 from Michigan on Apr 20, 2021
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4.42/5  rDev +141.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by NATTYFATTY from New York

KeyStone Light is made by Coors Brewing Company.

The packaging is pretty unique and vibrant. It's not expensive at all for a 15 pack but I highly recommend not getting the ice version as it'll give you a nasty hangover.

The alcohol is standard but the flavor is pretty good. It's very light, almost like water with a beer aftertaste. It doesn't really smell at all. It has a light scent but nothing that'll stink up the place.

Overall, I do recommend this beer for the price and insignificant taste and smell. They're easy to drink and good for the price.

Apr 07, 2021
 
3.33 by brent289 from Illinois on Feb 13, 2021
 
2.5 by GRhoads from Ohio on Feb 01, 2021
 
2.25 by AndrewFord666 from Illinois on Feb 01, 2021
 
1.48 by Hazey92 from New York on Dec 31, 2020
 
2.21 by Mulechops from Kentucky on Dec 13, 2020
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5/5  rDev +173.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by TheDirtyK from Michigan

Best beer money can buy. Absolutely cannot change my mind. Every time I crack a can I feel like I'm sitting on the summit of the tallest mountain in the Rockies.

Dec 10, 2020
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3.51/5  rDev +91.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by Caldwan123 from Iowa

I have drank Keystone Light for years as my regular go to and it is average. The key factor over the many years is simply the volume I consume vs the price. the stuff is at least around here gets down to 10 bucks for a 30 pack compare that to many of the other domestic budget beers range from 13-17 for a 30 pack. If you are only drinking 1 can ever and not drinking an excessive amount on a daily basis I understand the current overall score of 45 but I got to say there is not much better of a beer for bonfires and drunk out door parties when your footin the bill on the tab.

Nov 24, 2020
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1.08/5  rDev -41%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1
by crazyspicychef from Pennsylvania

Nasty.
Nothing good to say about this one.

Nov 15, 2020
 
1.5 by Paddy-loves-beer from Pennsylvania on Oct 16, 2020
 
1.63 by dubnation from Kansas on Sep 20, 2020
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1.03/5  rDev -43.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1
by Zoseph from Missouri

I cannot drink this beer. Possibly the most Raid and metallic bite I've ever tasted in a beer. You cannot chill this beer enough to make it drinkable.

Sep 17, 2020
 
1.02 by Jut025 from Pennsylvania on Aug 27, 2020
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1.32/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25
by IPAs_for_days_13 from Texas

Upon poring this beer I was excited because it had a nice gold/yellow color to it, similar to a good pilsner, with some interesting carbonation. Straight up this beer smells like rotting hay & ammonia mixed together into a tub of corn syrup & horse piss. The taste certainly follows the nose, heavy on the corn syrup. I'm beginning to think, maybe I am just drinking piss?

Aug 19, 2020
 
2.47 by aklavall from Canada (AB) on Aug 07, 2020
 
1 by RiceOwls27 from Texas on Jul 08, 2020
 
2.68 by CisPiece88 from Nebraska on Jul 07, 2020
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2.58/5  rDev +41%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5
by Foyle from North Carolina

Served from 24 oz can into pilsner glass. Pours a 2" frothy white head that drops quickly with mild lacing. Color is clear pale straw, abundant streaming carbonation. Aroma of toasted grains and yeast bread. Mouthfeel is light and fairly crisp. Flavor is mild bit of grainy malt, cracker, sourdough bread, not much hops detectable. Overall: it is ok for the price range. Not one I would buy again.

Jul 01, 2020
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3.44/5  rDev +88%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by JoKo from Connecticut

Poured from a can. Crystal clear, straw yellow, moderate amount of carbonation with inch thick white head that dissipated quickly. The nose is grainy, nothing else going on. The beer has a grainy cereal flavor to it, very dry and crisp, nothing offensive. Overall, refreshing and something that I would definitely reach for after a hot day in the sun.

Jun 21, 2020
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2.19/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2
by IceChuggington from Canada (AB)

There's a reason this is called Keystone. IT's better opened with a key. 4 Smirnoff Ices/10

Jun 19, 2020
 
1.79 by Danzifer from Ohio on Jun 08, 2020
Keystone Light from Coors Brewing Company (Molson-Coors)
Beer rating: 46 out of 100 with 2160 ratings