RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
A special light beer with a premium taste.

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

malkyore's rating

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
malkyore (377) - - FEB 28, 2013
Cheap drinkable beer is not hard to come by. Extremely Cheap drinkable beer, that isn’t disgusting is. This is that beer. It’s so cheap it’s practically free. Small white head that fades quickly. Pale as pale gets. Almost completely clear. Smells like wheat and alcohol. Tastes like beer... Small wheat with a hint of malt flavor with no hops to speak of. Who are we to question NASA and JPL?!? This is the ok stuff!

chucklemation (1685) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - JUL 5, 2017
Drank from a can. Aroma is bread and corn malts. Flavor is similar, a little sweet. Well-carbonated and crisp. Okay for style.

TheOneTrueHamm (1) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 3, 2017 does not count
Crisp, versatile, and refreshing, this beer provides the price tage of a Red Dog with the flavor profile of a premium draft beer. Hamm’s Special Light’s gentle aroma hides it’s delicate flavor until the moment it gaces your lips. This well rounded beer can be enjoyed by a vast array of drinkers, new and old, adept or novice. As legend has it, Hamm’s is the beer of choice among pilots as it bestows a fulfilling relaxed intoxication with minimal hangover. America’s classic, born in the land of the sky blue waters. What more can you ask for?

Obfuscate (573) - Minneapolis, - JAN 1, 2017
For a light pale lager it’s good. No foul funky grossness. Easy going down. What the he double hockey sticks else you want in cheap beer? Happy New Year!

slowrunner77 (12051) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2016
old review - a little less offensive than regular Hamms, so a little more palatable. Has that classic swill stank though that non beer drinkers think of when they think of "beer"

puboflyons (3434) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 2, 2015
From the 12 fl. oz can stamped Sep 14-15 on the bottom. Yellow pour with a fizzy white head that fades quickly. Carbonated to the max. Aroma of toasted biscuit, corn grits, and grassy hops. Adjunct typical. Watery-thin body. The taste is what you would expect but it is not horrible. Mild sweet toasted malts lead to a grassy, clean hop finish. Feels heavier than a light but the character is pretty basic for the style.

RSRIZZO (1986) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUN 28, 2015
12oz can (courtesy of Headbanger) poured into Shaker at 41°. It has a light crystal clear gold color with good carbonation and a loose white head. Aroma is faint with just a hint of corn coming out. It has a very light body with a crisp mouth feel. Flavor is as light as the aroma giving a very light corn sweetness up front and just a hint of bitterness on the back. After taste is clean and a little dry. Overall better then I was expecting but still just another bland Pale Lager.

SteveOrz85 (249) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2015
From 12 oz can. Very little aroma. Light grainy flavor. Soft carbonation. Smooth finish. Just a simple ligjt beer. Great summer drinker. Tailgate or fishing beer. $13 for a 30 pack. Best light beer for the money.

Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Canned. Poured clear, bright golden with a sticky white head. The aroma picked up light bready malts and light dusty notes.. just a hair metallic. The flavor found similar, picking up hints of corn.. not a lot to it. Light-bodied with moderate-plus carbonation.. OK flow.

tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - MAR 9, 2015
Can: Never get tired of these beer league hockey brews that get stocked in the fridge. Last week it was Hamm’s heavy. This week the boys were trying to keep it lighter, I guess. I really couldn’t point out a single difference between the two. Hell, there might not even be one. I took about 3 or 4 sips & decided I had more dignity than this. Astringent, heavily carbonation, grainy, metallic, lightly corny, & musty-skunky. That about sums it up. Pass on this ass juice.

hokygolywundr (1) - Michigan, USA - JAN 21, 2015 does not count
I drink everything quicker than the average person (water, pop/soda, milk, juice, etc...)... when I drink it is because I am thirsty. Hamms Special light is for you if you are the same way. Other raters have complained about the head... or lack of head with this beer. If you like head, pour it straight on, and you will get a nice pillowy head. If you do not like head, put the rim of the can on the rim of the glass, tilt the glass, and you will get ZERO head. Appearance is golden with minimal bubbles (it looks like apple juice). The taste is EXTREMELY light, with soft carbonation. It is the perfect "yard work on a 100 degree day in the summer" beer.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 5 6
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5