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RATINGS: 986   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.2   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Introduced in 1989, Keystone Light is a refreshing light lager that is Always Smooth, Never Bitterô. Keystone Light is 4.2% alcohol by volume and has 100 calories per 12-ounce serving.


2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Chad9976 (1440) - Albany, New York, USA - FEB 13, 2014
I poured a 24oz can into a large mug. I had a best before date of 3/31/14 and cost $0.97 ($0.04 per ounce).

Appearance: Pale yellow hue. Completely transparent body with little carbonation visible. Pours to a small, bright white, soapy head which fizzles away quickly and completely.

Smell: Intense aroma of corn grits along with slight dirty or earthy scent and a hint of metal.

Taste: I think Iím reaching a point where I can differentiate between the major macro lagers. Thereís a lot of similarities between Keystone Light and Coors Light, but they are not the same. Both are corn-forward in their palettes, though Keystone Light is even more mild and perhaps even sweeter. Itís a ridiculously simple-tasting palette, though. A touch of sweetness up front followed by a slightly astringent tang sensation on the finish coupled with some metallic character. Itís not horrible, in fact, itís much more mild than it is off-putting, but thereís definitely nothing to genuinely enjoy here.

Drinkability: Keystone Light is something of a paradox when it comes to drinkability. The mouthfeel is, obviously, thin, flat and watery, but somehow carbonation keeps getting stuck in my throat. Is this beer smooth or isnít it? I canít tell. It at least finishes clean, though I would not describe it as truly refreshing. Its 4.2% ABV weight actually seems a little high, if thatís possible.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
charule (1621) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Can at a party. Poured clear pale yellow. Super carb light bod. Corn lager taste. Bleh

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Brentv (500) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 20, 2014
This is a difficult beer to rate. Itís drinkable, but has absolutely no character at all. On the other hand, I have had beers that were actually unpleasant, and this is not that. Just boring. Pours a crystal clear light yellow with a big white head that dissipates quickly. Almost no lacing. Little aroma, little flavor, though it is mildly sweet. Iím not sure there are any hops here at all. Big carbonation. Easy to drink.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
radio_nowhere (1212) - Maryland, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Can into pint glass like a fancy man, very clear golden color with thin white head. Aroma of grainy cereal sweetness. Taste is sweet pale malt, corn and slightest note of grass. Light body, heavy carbonation, watery with clean finish. I was expecting worse not that this sets the bar high at all. Boring pale light lager, might even be hydrating.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Masterkush7 (580) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 8, 2014
Very pale yellow. Thin head. Aroma is very weak, sweet corn. Weak flavour, sweet again. Nothing on the finish. Average macro lager

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Headbanger (3542) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - DEC 22, 2013
12oz can 12/22/13 (Local liquor store-30pk)-40į in Lager Glass-Pours a light golden with a small white head. Aroma of sweetness and grains. Taste of the same with a bit of hay on the back end. This light bodied brew is not bad but just another low calorie brew.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GranvilleTim (1778) - Granville, Illinois, USA - DEC 18, 2013
Pale yellow pour with white head. Aroma is cereal grain, sweetness. Taste is a little sweet, cereal grain, kind of bland. The head went away quickly. No lacing, little taste.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
radarsock (1120) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 5, 2013
.99Ę for the 24oz. can purchased from town. Clear whitish yellow pours; quickly dispensing frothy head. Smells and tastes of LME, and a little yeastiness. Quite bland.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
paoloM8ndadori (4) - Storm Lake, Alabama, USA - NOV 17, 2013 does not count
THE BEST BEER EVER! Hoppy, mildly complex. Great head. The taste is unrivaled. Much better than sierra nevada or weihenstephaner or even sam adams. Really Really good beer.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
markas101 (2027) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 17, 2013
355 ml can, Calgary, AB, Canada. Very pale yellow. Thin head. Aroma is very weak, sweet corn. Weak flavour, sweet again. Nothing on the finish. Not great!


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