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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.21   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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From the land of the clear blue waters.


0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
frankenkitty (1959) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - JAN 25, 2006
I donít know what overcame me, but while I was grocery shopping yesterday I found myself on a mission to buy the cheapest beer I could find! This little guy had the worst aromas Iíve smelled in a long time... diacetyls, DMS & adjuncts abound with a sweet candy-corn and cardboard persona. It appears more "pale yellow" than "golden" with plenty of carbonation and a fast, white head. Corn and tin can flavors are supported in a sickly-sweet palate that makes sure to coat your mouth so the experience can linger. Listen to yoí mama when she tells you, "You get what you pay for!!!"

Iím tempted to take a new photo for this page, but I really like the store sign thatís pictured, regardless of its resolution. (Iím surprised the Hamms bear didnít die years ago... if heís promoting beers like this one heís prone to making some really bad judgment calls.)

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0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
JohnnyOS (646) - Golden, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 3, 2006
Pours a pale golden yellow. Aroma of corn, grains and some hops with a bland flavor and bitter finish.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
oldrtybastrd (3223) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 27, 2005
Pours a little darker than most american lagers. Aromas of corn, hops, and you know the rest. Flavor is a little more pronounced in this lager, a little more bitter.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
JCapriotti (1379) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 29, 2005
Sampled out of a small snifter. Pale vitamin B urine color, macro-liike faux-white head. Light, but sweet caramelly malt and some pepper. After a while, maybe after it warms up more, its a little papery. To me its better than Miller due to the less ass-like taste, though, I suspect brewed the same way.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Frank (2862) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 17, 2005
UPDATED: MAY 25, 2005 Uniquely bad even for the style. I am not a fan of any of Hammís beer despite being a fan of some similar brews. This one is too sweet, corny, overcarbonated, reeking of acetylhyde and watery with a strange after flavor. I found in hard to drink, which pretty much kills the cheap beer experience.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
HammsDrinker (21) - Dollar Bay, Michigan, USA - APR 11, 2005
UPDATED: APR 14, 2005 Opening the hunting camp in the fall is a magical experience: the musty smell, the Hammís signs dusted with cobwebs, the brisk autumn air...The leaves crunch under my feet as my worries disappear in that Upper Michigan wilderness. An owl can be heard in the distance. Back at camp, the sauna and barbeque get lit, and a cooler of Hammís and ice takes center stage. The sun goes down, and coyotes howl at the full moon. I climb into my down sleeping bag, gullet full of Hammís. I wake up and have Hammís and eggs for breakfast. The road hunt is on, with good cigars, hardroll sandwiches, Waylon Jennings on 8-track, and plenty of ice cold Hammís.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 11, 2004
Can
Hmm. Iím not going to pour this one into a glass, so Iím going to tell you what I think it looks like. Clear gold/dark yellow. Small wispy head and lacing. Nose of strong corn and grains. Grassy hops. Weak alcohol aromas. Again, the flavor is pretty much the same as the nose. Lots of corn and grainy characters. The hops are now slightly bitter and a little bit sour. The mouthfeel is watery and the flavors donít last long enough, but are there too long if you know what I mean.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
BŁckDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - DEC 11, 2004
Can
Wisconsin is the land of clear blue waters? Hmm, news to me. The olí HGD just doesnít do anything for me. Corny grainy flavor...wait, thereís flavor! Finishes a bit acidic and watery. Another pale lager brewed in the american tradition. $9.45 for a 24 pack though...

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
GrainBeltGuzzler (249) - Goodhue, Minnesota, USA - JUL 9, 2004
not a beer that can be recommended, very smooth watery beer. Strong corn overtones. No real malt or hops presence. fairly similar to regular hamms in quality. Definately Bear piss

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
brewshthereen (316) - Oregon, USA - JUN 16, 2004
Smooth tasting, and rather creamy mouthfeel. There is actually some flavor to this one. Slightly harsh at the finish but at least you know it has some life to it. Not the best of the bunch, but far from the worst.


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