Hamm's | Hamm's Brewing Co.

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67
poor
828 Ratings
THE BROS
74
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hamm's Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
millercoors.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-20-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
828
Reviews:
300
Avg:
2.85
pDev:
27.72%
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
170
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Bumdisc
3.6/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Refreshing taste and at $12.99 for a 30 pack it's my new beer of choice.

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Photo of meanmutt
2.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of TooGood
2.87/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Samputnam14
3.05/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Bike_Nerd
2.55/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

After 46 years I finally tried a Hamms. Truth be told, I was eating some goulash at the High Life Lounge in Des Moines. The goulash was steaming hot and I needed a cool, cheap drink to cool my mouth. It was! Actually, this Hamms was much better than i expected. At least it didn't have that skunky bad taste like the AALs that actually try. The Buds, the Miller's...Naw, this was just a watery, bland beer. And, frankly, I didn't mind that. So, grab a Hamms. It won't be life changing, and definitely won't be the best beer you've ever had. But it won't be the worst!

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Photo of Davidstan
3.25/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I don't drink a lot of AAL's but this one is decent. Its sweet and has the standard adjunct taste but there is more here than a Bud Light or Coors. Also no sprite carbonation just a smooth feel.

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Photo of Darkmagus82
3.03/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mjohnescu
2.71/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Attilabodnar
4.2/5  rDev +47.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I love the taste. Far better than many American beers. Refreshing taste.

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Photo of Eman17
2.32/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Grizhall
3.9/5  rDev +36.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Hands down ine of my favorite classic American lagers...easy on the wallet but doesnt taste cheap, at $2.99 for a 6 pack of pints ($9.99 for a case), it is crisp and full, never skunky and is just a great beer...it has taken the place of my daily Budweiser or Pabst

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.5/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MizzouBrew
2.94/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of miwestcoaster
3.62/5  rDev +27%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mortarforker
2.86/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of CreedeSon
3.75/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

http://www.chicagotribune.com/dining/foodfocus/ct-macro-beer-tasting-food-0712-20170706-story.html

For the price, this compares very favorably to the bigger beer distributors.

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Photo of ivegot3Dvision
4.26/5  rDev +49.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Alright, I'm going to rate this in style. If you try and compare this to craft beer, you're going to rate it horribly. With that said, it's creamy, light, refreshing, and goes down easy. This is what my grandfather drank almost exclusively, and for good reason. Saw it on the shelf at my local supermarket and figured I might as well try it, it has replaced Rainer as my go to AAL. I could see myself sucking these down on a hot day, plus the price can't be beat.

To the people who rated this below a 3. Come on now, it's AAL not Pulling Nails, and no, I don't care you've had Scooop.

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Photo of Acforster2
3.09/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Gagnonsux
2.55/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Onenote81
2.84/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of alucard6679
4.14/5  rDev +45.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

If my above score seems high it's simply because I'm only rating this against other AALs, it wouldn't stack up too well against most craft lagers. This however, I believe is the pinnacle of the AAL style. The appearance is fairly typical but I did notice that it had a very nice and creamy, maybe two finger head that stayed for basically the entire glass (around half an hour) and the aroma, compared to say Budweiser was very pleasant. You get the corn sweetness but it wasn't overbearing and non of that skunky-alcohol notes that I always seemed to get with other beers in the style. The flavor profile follows the nose pretty closely, it's not going to blow your mind but it's very pleasant and very drinkable. I think the drinkability is in large part due to the fantastic mouthfeel. Fairly full and creamy, not watery at all. All in all, a solid beer and what I would consider the best in its class. Also, the fact that I can pick up a 24 pack for 12.99 doesn't hurt.

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Photo of TPZEM
3.42/5  rDev +20%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Not a bad beer by any means. Pours a light gold with a nice foamy head. No lacing to the glass or retention though, which is disappointing. Tastes of a very corny/wheaty mixture. Not unpleasant, just not exceptional. A fine beer for a hot day, but not something to drink just to try. Either you like it or you don't. The land of the Sky Blue Waters produces an very fine, very cheap "average" lager.

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Photo of Smoketron
3.82/5  rDev +34%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thirsty? Hot? Got stuff to do later? Don't want to take a second mortgage out on some craft beer that spends more on artwork than taste? Then get a Hamms amigo. You won't impress or influence people by drinking this beer...but if you are drinking beer to impress or influence people then you probably shouldn't be drinking beer and instead drinking a tall pint of "You're-an-Idiot."

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Photo of davidward
2/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A corny tasting lager.

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Photo of AJmon13
3.11/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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2.85 out of 5 based on 828 ratings.
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