Schaefer Light
F & M Schaefer Brewing Co.

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F & M Schaefer Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
Light Lager
Ranked #136
Not listed
Ranked #28,549
2.38 | pDev: 33.19%
Mar 16, 2023
Aug 08, 2002
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Reviewed by IamJack

3.25/5  rDev +36.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Jeez, the snobbery. I love a gourmet $20 burger with hand cut organic potatoes fried in duck fat, but of course there is a time and place for a quick/greasy/cheap fast food combo. Not gonna review a dollar menu cheeseburger it from my imaginary throne in the sky opining about my disappointment in the lack of organic butter lettuce and raw cheddar.

Reviewing a beer like this from the same vantage as a boutique microbrew is absolutely silly and pretentious. This is a blue collar beer that isn’t pretending to be otherwise.

You want a cheap light session beer that serves the same purpose as an ice cold Sprite? Look no further. When frigid, it’s super refreshing and easy to drink. That’s the point. Nice medium carbonation. No aftertaste, no funk, no dimension, just how I like it when I’m moving the mower from the front to back yard or changing the way overdue oil on my wife’s car.
Mar 16, 2023
Rated: 2.27 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

Nov 27, 2021
Rated: 3 by heerboth from Pennsylvania

Jul 24, 2020
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Rated by patrob from Ohio

3.62/5  rDev +52.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
The one beer to have when you're having more than one.
Jun 07, 2020
Rated: 1 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Apr 10, 2020
Rated: 2.84 by hophead37 from Alabama

Jan 31, 2019
Rated: 3.05 by tdm168 from Pennsylvania

Jun 20, 2018
Rated: 2.21 by brewnme from Maine

Dec 29, 2017
Rated: 2.43 by Brew_ski from Pennsylvania

Mar 01, 2016
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Rated by LeonardFournette from Texas

5/5  rDev +110.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
oneof the bet light beers i have it!
Oct 07, 2015
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Reviewed by Juliocruz26 from Texas

4.42/5  rDev +85.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
It goes down like water a crisp no aftertaste beer... it's not the best but it was the first beer I ever drank age 11 lol... nostalgia! It's the beer my dad drank until it was rolled out and no longer available at your everyday corner store... Man do I miss this beer...
Oct 03, 2015
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Reviewed by VABA from Virginia

2/5  rDev -16%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
A-Pours a golden color with a slight head and lacing
A-Aroma has lemongrass hints
T-The taste follows the nose with a lemongrass flavor
M-A light bodied well carbonated beer
O-A decent beer
Sep 24, 2015
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Reviewed by cityofFestivals from Pennsylvania

3.28/5  rDev +37.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25
It's silly to attempt a philosophical description or review about this beer or any other in it's class. If you are buying it, there is a reason and that reason is you are looking for a good value beer. Schaefer Light is an excellent value beer.

Do you really care what it looks like when it's poured? Why would you even be pouring this beer?? Drink it straight from the can on a hot summer day.

Like most every other macro or American adjunct, the aroma is grain, sweet, some corn.

The taste is where Schaefer Light shines above it's brethren. It leaves absolutely no aftertaste at all, finishing clean and crisp. Extremely clean, absolutely refreshing. Medium carbonation, great mouthfeel, and completely enjoyable.

I know it's cliche or chic to say how much of this you consumed in college when your tastes were unrefined or that it's the worst beer in existence, but Schaefer Light is actually a great tasting, refreshing, value beer perfect for a 90 degree day, or when you want to put many back and don't feel like crushing a huge IPA with an ABV over 8. Very enjoyable.
Jun 16, 2015
Rated: 1.75 by Beeeeeerman from California

Apr 15, 2015
Rated: 2.67 by cmbeddoe7997 from Texas

Feb 09, 2015
Rated: 1.75 by spycow from Illinois

Nov 01, 2014
Rated: 2.5 by TheBeerdedCharmer from Pennsylvania

Mar 22, 2014
Rated: 1 by joseph_french from Arkansas

Mar 02, 2014
Rated: 3 by skydogpenn from Pennsylvania

Feb 23, 2014
Schaefer Light from F & M Schaefer Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 62 out of 100 with 58 ratings