Keystone Light | Coors Brewing Company

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Keystone LightKeystone Light

Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-25-2001

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1/5  rDev -49.7%

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1.5/5  rDev -24.6%

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1/5  rDev -49.7%

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1/5  rDev -49.7%

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1/5  rDev -49.7%

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1.15/5  rDev -42.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Not much of an appearance with about a 1" head that quickly disappears. Smells like watered down...water beer. Taste like a normal american pilsner which lacks much flavor or imagination. Really crisp and tastes pretty much how it smells and looks. Let's face it, this is a drinking game beer so leave it for the tailgates or beer pong. Unless of course it's free, then the "free beer" rule applies. I stay as far away from this as possible.

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1.5/5  rDev -24.6%

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1/5  rDev -49.7%

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1.67/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

This is some cheap shit, some light shit. Poured into my Red Wings pint glass on the eve of their NHL record-setting 21st straight home win.

Really, really light. Less golden than a PBR or Miller Light: really light straw. Transparent. There's no head, save for the huge and noisy one that lasts for about 10 seconds after the initial can-dump. A column of soda-like, quick-moving bubbles persists through the whole beer.

Smells like apple juice with aluminum shavings in it

Tastes the same, but with such little intensity of flavor that it is SLAMMABLE, especially considering the refreshing pop of the super-carbonation. The bigger the gulp the more enjoyable (this theory applies all the way to the 12oz-shotgun level. No small sips.)

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1.66/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

I've had this beer on-tap, bottled, and in cans...and it still always manages to taste like metal and a blurry night.

A - Pale yellow with no head

S - It just smells like a bar after closing -- yeasty and a little malty

T - Virtually nothing. It's neither bitter nor sweet, but just leaves an odd starchy aftertaste

M - Carbonation is good in the beginning but goes away quickly

O - If you're in the need of a beer for a case race or shot-gunning you've found what you're looking for....but other than that, meh.

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1/5  rDev -49.7%

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3/5  rDev +50.8%

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2/5  rDev +0.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -24.6%

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1/5  rDev -49.7%

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2.5/5  rDev +25.6%

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1/5  rDev -49.7%

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1/5  rDev -49.7%

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2/5  rDev +0.5%

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2/5  rDev +0.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -24.6%

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1.48/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Incase you don't know, Keystone is "purge Beer". Purge beer is what the macro-brewers make when they purge the lines in their plant between brews. In this case, keystone is made after coors makes Coors Light. Now that is what I call "quality." LOL!

A - Very, very pale yellow. 1/2 finger white head with no retention. Active bubbles below the surface.

S - Corn. Skunk.

T- Sweet corny water with a touch of metallic tasting malt.

M- Thin, watery over carbonated.

O- Typical Macro light beer. Basically flavorless belly wash that tastes worse (more sweet metallic malt) as it warms. This must be why the promote consuming this beer as cold as possible.

The only good thing about this beer are the mildly entreating commercials.

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1.5/5  rDev -24.6%

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2.5/5  rDev +25.6%

Keystone Light from Coors Brewing Company
1.99 out of 5 based on 1,967 ratings.
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