Hamm's Brewing Co.

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Hamm's Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
American Adjunct Lager
Ranked #122
Ranked #29,462
2.91 | pDev: 28.87%
Yesterday at 02:52 PM
Jun 20, 2001
Hamm's, first brewed in Minnesota in 1865, is America's classic beer. Hamm's is brewed using the purest water and the choicest barley malt, grain and hops. The beer that is "Born in the Land of Sky Blue Waters" is available in select states.

Ingredients: Water, Barley Malt, Corn Syrup (Maltose), Yeast, Hops
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Reviewed by Death_Adder from South Carolina

3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
I had heard much hype about this beer, and was excited when it finally showed up in my area here in South Carolina, however it can only be found in 24pks, so I had to go all in on this gamble. The beer tastes fine, it’s a pretty standard American Adjunct Lager, much better than PBR, but I’d rather grab a Busch or Old Milwaukee from the bottom shelf instead.

Style: American Lager | Tap/Can/Bottle: Can | Abv: 4.6% | Rating: 3
Yesterday at 02:52 PM
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Reviewed by GaryMoss

4/5  rDev +37.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
$16 for a 30 pack and it’s an easy drink. It’s the perfect beer for hanging around in the garage or sitting by the grill/smoker. Easy to acquire in the Midwest and it’s my new go-to when I want a cheap brew to enjoy!
Yesterday at 03:31 AM
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Reviewed by industrialswill from Washington

4/5  rDev +37.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Dirt cheap 16 oz six pack at Rite Aid for $5.77
It has been maybe 25 years or more since I've seen Hamms.
I very rarely drank it back when it was available.
Never-the-less I like this 2023 version for what it is....a low cost alternative to budmillercoors.
Sep 08, 2023
Rated: 3.5 by BeerForMuscle from New Jersey

Sep 03, 2023
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Reviewed by MNJR from Illinois

3.76/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
This new Hamm's coming out of Milwaukee (as of 8/29/23) is a solid beer. No joke, it's quite good for what it is, at $17 for 30 cans (!) it is a great day to day beer. Primarily a malty lager, akin in flavor to Vienna or Mexican style lager. The malt is tasty, and the hops are slight but contribute a bit of lightness and a hint of "zip." This is being made in an old school macro style, and is by no means a crap offering made with no care. I've even had very good micro brew lagers first and then had one of these new Hamm's, and it holds up. I was surprised, and you may be too, but this is definitely drinkable at a level of actual enjoyment.
Aug 29, 2023
Rated: 3 by dan58 from Ohio

Aug 26, 2023
Rated: 4.71 by dasunnster101 from Illinois

Aug 21, 2023
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Reviewed by TheWaySheGoes from Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +50.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Compared to other craft adjunct lagers (Monterrey from Alvarado for example). I would take this over more expensive offerings. This is a step above Blatz, Old Milwuakee, Old Style, and PBR, and twenty steps above Lone Star. It just hits all the notes. Hope it makes a comeback!
Aug 14, 2023
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Reviewed by bluejacket74 from Ohio

3.6/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
16 ounce can, best before date of OCT0923 stamped on the bottom of the can. Label says 4.7% ABV. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a clear gold color with about an inch and a half frothy white head that stayed around a while. There's also a good amount of lacing. The brew smells like bready malt and some grassy hops. Taste is pretty much like the aroma, but there's also some honey like sweetness noticeable too. Mouthfeel/body is light, it's smooth, refreshing and easy to drink. For what it is it's pretty enjoyable. Great choice for a hot day, worth a try if you're into this style of beer!
Jul 16, 2023
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Reviewed by PJBScript from California

3.88/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
been drinking Hamm's for 55 years and watching their TV commercials for 70. Easier to find in the midwest, but only here and there on west coast. Reviewing this against the entire beer/ipa universe, sure, it won't stand against Czech Budvar or some boutique domestic lager with premium ingredients for triple the price. But Hamm's has always looked and tasted like ... BEER. Real barley, real hops. Old German recipe. They've been doing this for a long time. And looking around you'll soon see that the price is simply unbeatable. Keep the price $$$ gap in your pocket and check it out sometime. Lawn mower not required. This is what 'beer' has been for a long time. Enjoy!!!
Jul 14, 2023
Rated: 3.96 by SRV from Oklahoma

Jul 13, 2023
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Rated by scotorum from Massachusetts

3.33/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
A decent adjunct with a slightly grapey flavor.
Jul 05, 2023
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Reviewed by pretzels096

3.84/5  rDev +32%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
My friend handed me this. Usually don't like AAL but this one surprised me. Crisp, clean, refreshing, a prime session beer. Leagues above Miller, Busch Light and the ilk. Surprised to find it has high fructose corn syrup because it doesn't affect the taste or give you a sweet mouthfeel. Will be returning to The Land of Sky Blue Waters.
Jun 30, 2023
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Rated by kabahc from Missouri

3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
The quintessential lawnmower beer. If you think you are more important than this beer, you are in need of therapy.
Jun 28, 2023
Rated: 2.19 by ahommell from Mississippi

Jun 20, 2023
Rated: 2.97 by siege06nd from Virginia

Jun 14, 2023
Rated: 3.02 by TwilightBeerCareer from Illinois

Jun 05, 2023
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Reviewed by markfill from Tennessee

1.42/5  rDev -51.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5
I loved Hamms,back in the day(35 years ago).I had to drive across state lines to get this 2023 version.What a waste of gas and time.
I have tried all the el cheapo beers lately,and this one is the worst.Terrible.Horrible.I tried 5 out of the thirty pack I bought;threw out the rest.
Taste is somewhat like beer,but the only way to describe it would be a cross between beer and soap water.It looks like beer,not much of a scent,maybe corn,carbonation is high.The cans' picture and labeling look soooo cheap.
Don't waste your money with this.Want a good,cheap,decent old-school,corny beer?Icehouse,my friend.Just drink it cold;tastes like the good old days.
May 20, 2023
Rated: 3.77 by evergreen_machine from Washington

May 18, 2023
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Reviewed by Poppabearss

4/5  rDev +37.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Paid $14 with tax in wisconsin for a 30 pack. its 2023 if you can get a 30 pack of pretty good tasting beer for $14 including the tax well that's just amazing. Tastes slightly complex. Easy to drink. What more could you ask for?
May 11, 2023
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