JMerritt (1867) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - SEP 11, 2004
1.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 4/20
Tailgating 2004: Swill Beer #1. Tailgating season is once again upon us. Weíre not allowed to bring bottles of beer to the tailgating festivities, so instead of killing ourselves trying to find good beer in cans, we make delicious homebrew to bring in a Party Pig, and accompany it with the worst canned beers available. This yearís first choice: Hammís Special Light.
Pours a light yellow, slightly golden hue with a loud fizz. Head roars to life like a can of soda, and quickly drops to nothingness just as fast. Small streams of bubbles continuously run along the side of the glass. Sour grainy and grassy aroma, like walking through a field of straw that is overdue for harvest after a rainstorm while getting slight whiffs of pig urine from the farm next door. Very light flavor of maize and grains along with a definite hint of metal (copper?). Sour finish full of rice and corn husks. Decent mouthfeel, though: not thin, and decently carbonated. I feel like Iím back working on a farm when I drink this.
punklawyer (100) - USA - FEB 13, 2004
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Easy to drink. Full flavored and not watery like so many other light beers. A good alternative.
hayden1215 (321) - Ohio, USA - AUG 16, 2003
1.3 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Born from the land of sky blue water!? This beer is good for the price, but life is too short for drinking this crap.
jerkadilly74 (155) - mooresville, Indiana, USA - JUL 27, 2003
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
I also enjoy the hell out of this beer. Very easy to drink and at 9 bucks a case there's not a whole lot of bad things you can say.
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - JUN 1, 2003
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Nice golden color small to no head at all mild.mild sweet malt aroma with plenty of carbonation the taste is a bit weak some malt,mild hopping,and lots of water.Not bad,it definately will cool you down on a hot day,and at the price you can afford to invite the in-laws over for a brew.
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - JAN 22, 2003
1.6 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
There is not a dark thing wrong with this beer if you are looking for a cheap drunk. Just throw it in the freezer and throw em back.
BeermanLayton (33) - Rohnert Park, California, USA - SEP 12, 2002
3.2 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 20/20
Gets you smashed and itís only 8.99$ a 24-pack!
Ringo (963) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - AUG 19, 2002
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 8/20
I like it for the price. What else can I say.
Beer Guy99 (250) - Maineville, Ohio, USA - AUG 10, 2002
2.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
This was a pretty fair tasting light beer. Iím rating the last version I tried, which was brewed by Pabst. I havenít tried it since Miller got hold of the brand a couple of years ago - Iím afraid Iíll be disappointed in a Miller version. They seems to screw up everything they get their hands on. However, the beer I remember was balanced, refreshing and easy to drink with no aftertaste or off flavor notes. A good beer at a great value. These days, if Iím going to drink a beer in this league, Iíll buy Burger Light. If you havenít had it, itís great for what it is.
pjcoupe (105) - Perryton, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2002
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
I rated this as if I liked light beer which I really donít.They are usually just a sour effervesent watery beer with a bad aftertaste. I think this one is different.The mouthfeel is there but while not the sourness I find in most light beers.If I didnít like beer but I wanted to drink beer this would be the one.Nothing repulsive.