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Coors - Coors Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
61
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2,072 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,072
Reviews: 591
rAvg: 2.55
pDev: 29.02%
Wants: 7
Gots: 115 | 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:
No notes at this time.

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brianplatt

Ohio

3/5  rDev +17.6%

05-24-2012 02:46:43 | More by brianplatt
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Jmick28

Arizona

2/5  rDev -21.6%

05-23-2012 23:47:00 | More by Jmick28
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Shineonsolar


2/5  rDev -21.6%

05-23-2012 23:19:12 | More by Shineonsolar
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Hoagie1973

New York

3/5  rDev +17.6%

05-22-2012 18:12:48 | More by Hoagie1973
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RedDeath987

California

3/5  rDev +17.6%

05-22-2012 04:27:16 | More by RedDeath987
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abcramer

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +7.8%

05-22-2012 04:10:55 | More by abcramer
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ByMySword


2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

05-21-2012 21:44:33 | More by ByMySword
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pebbs

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -21.6%

05-21-2012 21:15:14 | More by pebbs
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

05-21-2012 05:07:30 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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ElGato33

California

2/5  rDev -21.6%

05-20-2012 22:45:17 | More by ElGato33
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jniagar1

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +7.8%

05-20-2012 16:17:01 | More by jniagar1
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dubljj


5/5  rDev +96.1%

05-20-2012 01:26:06 | More by dubljj
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phishsihq

Colorado

3.48/5  rDev +36.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

The Banquet Beer pours a clear golden color that is capped by a very quickly disappearing head of white. Aromas of grain, corn, and slightly sweet malt work to poke out of the glass, very light. Bready favors dominate, with hints of grain, grass, and corn also detected, the slightest hint of hops as well. Moderately high levels of carbonation dance on the tongue in this lighter body American Adjunct Lager. Our go to when we step away from crafts and imports, and always a great beer to tailgate and grill with.

Cheers!

Serving type: can

05-15-2012 01:57:49 | More by phishsihq
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Bigtimmy

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +17.6%

05-14-2012 15:01:07 | More by Bigtimmy
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Drk93TT

Michigan

1/5  rDev -60.8%

05-14-2012 00:29:32 | More by Drk93TT
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ck132286

West Virginia

3/5  rDev +17.6%

05-13-2012 21:44:33 | More by ck132286
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ToddCommish

California

1.5/5  rDev -41.2%

05-13-2012 00:11:57 | More by ToddCommish
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ArsenalBB

Kansas

1/5  rDev -60.8%

05-12-2012 18:54:12 | More by ArsenalBB
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Toth67

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +7.8%

05-12-2012 00:00:13 | More by Toth67
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startreker

North Carolina

3.68/5  rDev +44.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A. Why bother pouring from a can into a glass is how I see it. There are even some craft beers that are now going with cans, although they are more expensive then there bottled versions, go figure! Cans are certainly more portable. When you pack a cooler full of canned beer, its a heck of a lot easier to tote around versus heavy bottles. Not to mention, that cans protect the beer from light much better then bottles do.

S. Smells just like a typical macro which is to be expected, but certainly nothing offensive. If you open up a beer, and its skunked, wich many beers that come in a clear bottle are, then Im put off right from the onset. I know that's whats going to be present in the flavor profile as well. So no worries here with that.

T. Very crisp and refreshing. I get some malt, and just a bit of hops to balance this one out. Nothing is predominant between the two. For a macro beer, I think this beats out Budweiser in taste because, it has a cleaner finish to it. Where as Budweiser has more malt upfront, it seems to finish with a lousy bitter aftertaste. A clean finish is very important to me, as I do not like a bitter blech taste punching me in the nose afterwards.

M. Not to watery, and not to heavy. Not overly carbonated either, but just right.

O. In the macro category, and I've tried quite a few of them, I'm going to give the nod to Coors. This macro brew doesn't make you want to pour it down the sink after it warms up. I cant say that for the other macros I've tried. If I'm going to a backyard barbeque, I would have no problem bringing Coors along with me. I find Coors a very satisfying brew for its class. My go to beers for a macro brew have been Old Milwaukee, and Genesee. Not anymore, Its going to be Coors :)

Footnote: There have been some posters that have wondered how Coors came up with the name "Banquet Beer" Heres how it happened .. IN 1936, COORS ADDS “BANQUET BEER” TO ITS NAME. AS LEGENDS GO, AREA MINERS WOULD THROW PARTIES DURING THE 1800S CALLED “BANQUETS”—STOCKED WITH REQUISITE COORS. THE "BANQUET BEER" BECAME A PART OF THE COORS’ NAME AS HOMAGE TO LIVELY GATHERINGS AND A WESTERN LEGACY.

Serving type: can

05-09-2012 21:05:43 | More by startreker
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BostonHops

Massachusetts

2.33/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

pours a clear, pale yellow with big head both spritzy and short-lived; no lacing. smell is, i dunno, like coors? grains... corn. taste is ok... blah and highly uninspired but not revolting. mild flavor, primarily grainy. let's be honest, it's a macro, mass produced and generally intended for consumption in large amounts by individuals with no real regard for quality or depth (just trying to keep style in mind here). mouthfeel is light and highly carbonated. between coors and nothing... i'll take coors. i guess. (it is beer, after all).

original review on: 07-09-2010

Serving type: can

05-09-2012 17:43:31 | More by BostonHops
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Wyatt_Smoot


2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

05-06-2012 20:05:19 | More by Wyatt_Smoot
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RyanBelle

Ontario (Canada)

3.35/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This is a very good beer to use as a "benchmark standard" when referring to the long list of macro-lagers that are out there. Since this beer is only available in the USA for me, I decided to try out a 12-pack of brown bottle Coors Banquet while I was in Tennessee. It did not disappoint, and I can very much see how this is simply the full-strength version of Coors light.

A - Golden straw yellow.
S - Cooked corn, grains.
T - Cooked corn, grains, hops, slight bit more bitterness than Coors light because of the increase in ABV but still very round and balanced in flavor. Not a bad beer to throw back a few at a time. It is drinkable for sure.
M - Dry, but much light Coors light.

Overall: 3.5/5 and glad I got to try it. It is good.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2012 03:57:04 | More by RyanBelle
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acevenom

Louisiana

3.48/5  rDev +36.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass. Pours the color of pale straw with a quickly dissipating two-finger length white head. The head dissipates into a cap of lacing atop the beer. Not much lacing gets left on the glass during consumption and it remains along the edge of the beer. Some bubbles can be seen rising from the bottom of the glass. It appears to be well carbonated. There are aromas of pale roasted malts and corn. I can also pick up some hops. It has that typical American adjunct lager smell.

The beer tastes bready and slightly sweet from the corn. There is some hop bitterness on the back end, but it's a mild flavor. It's a clean tasting lager. The body is light with adequate carbonation. The finish is crisp and dry. The drinkability is high and this is refreshing. Overall, this is a good beer that does what it is supposed to do. It's a refreshing lager that has its place on a hot summer day, tailgates, or as a cheaper beer option while watching a game.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2012 17:18:34 | More by acevenom
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +7.8%

05-02-2012 16:27:20 | More by TheBigBoy
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