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Coors - Coors Brewing Company

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2,466 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,466
Reviews: 656
rAvg: 2.56
pDev: 28.91%
Wants: 14
Gots: 316 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-17-2001

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Ratings: 2,466 | Reviews: 656
Reviews by sam_bliss:
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1.75/5  rDev -31.6%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.25

Pours very pale clear gold with a thin head. I get distracted for about 30 seconds and when I return to my freezing-cold just-poured beer the bubbly white cap has vanished. It is nearly naked, but decent lacing has been left on the side of my globe glass. It smells simply adjuncty and a bit metallic at first. A chemical aroma like that of solvents wanders into my nose. Some corn-syrup sweetness and hay-like scents seem to pose as hop flavor, but my sniffer knows better. Or perhaps I'm just cynical toward American macro-brewed lagers. I can't shake the artificial plastic or glue smell. Bubbles were rising to the surface at a rapid pace a minute ago, but now tiny gaseous carbonation spheres crawl up the sides of the glass and the occasional bubble makes its way from beer to atmosphere in the middle of the liquid's surface.

The first taste is almost too cold to get much. The mountains on the bottle were as blue as the rockies when I...wait. The rockies aren't blue!

Anyway, that first taste features a mild sweet-malt taste close to the end and leaves a bit of corn on the palate. Luckily the nasty chemical smell is not evident in the taste. But neither is much else. Very dry in the beginning and just plain fizzy and refreshing in the middle. A bit of apple juice is present, making this taste like weak sparkling cider. The aftertaste is less dry than I expected, with some sweetness and stale yeast. The malt is mostly bready but I think more rice and corn are used than malted barley. The body is thin and just as carbonated-watery as the flavor. Crispness is the redeeming quality for this beer.

This fails to meet my super-low expectations. I prefer even coors light to coors.

More User Reviews:
Photo of Todd
3.4/5  rDev +32.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz brown bottle. No freshness dating.

Pours a golden hued pale / yellowy brew, with a slow moving tight carbonation that forms a quick lived snappy head that settles to a decent white-ringed lace.

Faint notes of grain in the nose, hint of floral.

Fairly smooth on the palate, tight and tingly carbonation scrubs and livens with a bit of a creamy feel being created. Crisp. Even mouthfeel, with a distinct mineral quality. Subtle sweetness blends with a watery lemon-lime-rind-like hop character with a splash of bitterness to balance out the malty sweetness. Clean finish, with little residuals, though adjunct flavors and a rougher feel on the palate become more pronounced as the beer warms.

Coors Original is a bit more flavorful vs. some of its competitiors, with a fuller, more rounded body. For what it is, and keeping the style in mind (unlike most of the other reviewers) ... it ain't all that bad.

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2.5/5  rDev -2.3%

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3/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of RoyalT
2.08/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Appearance – Clear yellow carbonated body with a good-sized head that disappeared in a flash.

Smell – Typical grain and corn aroma with a whiff of alcohol.

Taste – This is really an empty flavor. Straight corn, and that’s all I could come up with.

Mouthfeel – The carbonation isn’t bad for a macro brew, but there’s certainly nothing else in here that would please the mouth.

Drinkability – Unless you’re a big fan of Cornish Ale, I would skip this one.

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2/5  rDev -21.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -12.1%

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2.25/5  rDev -12.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -2.3%

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Photo of Dmann
2.16/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

This is the first beer I ever tried and it is the beer I grew up with, so it has a special place in my beer drinking history....but that does not make up for the fact that it is a average brew. It pours a light golden color with a decent head, and it smells processed right off the bat. There is no definable smell from the beer other than cheap and the taste is very bitter unless it is out of a bottle. Out of the bottle, I can detect a little bit of hops in there but not much, and it still has a little of that bitter quality. And it is not a bitter in a good sense, it is bitter as in skunky. I guess if you are in need of a cheap macro, this is better than Bud, but not something I would ever choose unless it was in complete desperation.

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1/5  rDev -60.9%

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4/5  rDev +56.3%

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1/5  rDev -60.9%

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2/5  rDev -21.9%

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2.75/5  rDev +7.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -12.1%

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2.75/5  rDev +7.4%

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2/5  rDev -21.9%

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3/5  rDev +17.2%

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3/5  rDev +17.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +36.7%

Photo of renegadeburger
3.53/5  rDev +37.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

not really sure what the difference is here with the regular coors lineup....i know its called coors banquet but what does that actually mean? does it mean its a special version of the regular coors or is it all coming out of the same tank? either way, i snagged this on a hot day at my local convenient store because it was cheap and accessible

honestly this beer was not all that bad, it was super drinkable on a hot day but you can tell something is wrong as well....it just doesn't taste like the beer is made from real ingredients, the head on the beer quickly disappeared after pouring in the glass, the aroma was nonexistent....it just seems like a beer that came rolling off the assembly line

the mouthfeel was light bodied, it sure was drinkable and i guess that is what they are going for but it just did not have enough character to really merit any outstanding reviews

but fwiw it does a good job at what i think the intention was

Photo of dgfool
1/5  rDev -60.9%

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