SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - MAR 6, 2005
0.9 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 3/20
Haha, I got this for 4 dollars a case. no reason not to buy one. Pretty gross, but it kept me buzzed. Tastes kinda skunky, kinda fizzy. Carbonation tickles my tongue a bit. cant beat that price!
502Che (999) - @, CAMBODIA - SEP 11, 2009
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
can. Pale gold crystal clear body. More yellow than gold really. Descent white head that actually left some lace. Not much on the aroma except pale malt. Not much corn though, which shines thorugh in many pale lagers. Flavor is very inoffensive and poundable. Could drink this like water. There is also a descent hop presence in there. Best body of any pale lager I have had yet to date -- i.e. not super overly carbonated. Very light smooth body with medium low carbonation. Overall: very sessionable easy drinker. Not much character, but better than most lights.
rangerred (923) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - JAN 28, 2014
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12oz can into a pint glass.
Pours a clear straw yellow with a one finger white head. Surprisingly good head retention for this style of beer but the lacing is a bit lacking.
Aroma is very metallic with notes of corn and cooked vegetables. A tiny bit of spicy hops is detectable in the background.
Creamed corn flavor with more vegetable. A touch of bread and hay along with a brief whiff of wet grass. Light bitterness with a slightly sweet finish. Mouthfeel is a bit chalky.
Overall, this is a budget beer and it shows but in saying that, it is not bad for what it is. I would take this over the big 3 any day.
garrison (773) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - AUG 6, 2003
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 7/20
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2003 Okay, this is nowhere near as good as Burger Classic, but it really isn't an unpleasant beer. However, since it is American Light style, I'd more aptly term it "beer flavored soda water".
pkbites (688) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 10, 2002
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
I am not a light beer drinker, and this stuff is a little low on the ’buzz factor’ (only 3.6% alcohol), but I have to say, this has a lot of flavor for a light beer. And only $6.49 for a case of 24?
Beats Miller Lite/Bud Light.
GMUcrew7 (576) - Mason, Ohio, USA - JUN 24, 2009
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Re-realeased through Hudepohl-Schoenling. Pours extremely light yellow color with a big white head. Sweet malt aroma, not a whole lot else. Really nothing special, a blind tasting may be in store.
humulus (339) - Salem, Missouri, USA - MAR 13, 2003
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2003 I am rating this in terms of style and thus in comparison with other american lights, not in comparison with stronger, more flavorful beers. This being so, I find Burger Light to be an exceptional brew. Crisp clean palate, smooth refreshing flavor, great head (which is always nice), and without the sticky aftertaste that you might find in bud, busch and miller products. Only rated in the mid 20th percentile, but if you look at the rates for this style, it ranks as number one (i.e. the best American Light). It is certainly worthy of this distintion. Five dollars a 12pack makes it all the more loveable.
dekester1 (312) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 5, 2011
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: APR 6, 2012 Poured a yellow-gold with an intially nice frothy head that faded quickly to minimal lacing that eventually went away entirely. Aroma was sweet - mainly of malt mixed with corn. Taste was of sweet malt which moved into a slight corn favoring and finishing off with a very light hop bitterness. Palate was fairly decent for light beer. Overall, I thought this was fairly decent for a cheap ($5.99/ 12 pk) light brew. I did note that it seemed to taste similar to LaCrosse City Lager which is also brewed at the City Brewery. Perhaps a slight difference in its formulation.
bipolar1 (268) - Hancock, Michigan, USA - MAR 25, 2005
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
UPDATED: MAR 31, 2005 The name has got to go. If you get these ice cold, they’re actually pretty good. I like Hamm’s special light a lot more.
Beer Guy99 (250) - Maineville, Ohio, USA - NOV 12, 2001
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
This is a really fresh tasting light lager. You can actually taste tangy hops balanced by fresh biscuity pale malt. No hint of adjuncts in the flavor, just a clean, balanced easy to drink light beer. This is an all new formulation for Burger Light (summer 2001) and the quality is vastly improved over the previous recipe. It’s a good light beer at any price but Burger is marketed as a budget brand and you won’t find a better value for a quality light beer.