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Coors Extra Gold - Coors Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
60
poor

246 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 246
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 2.47
pDev: 30.77%
Wants: 5
Gots: 5 | 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.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 09-06-2001)
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bundy462

Texas

3.1/5  rDev +25.5%

A: Very clear golden color. Not much head retention.

S: Not much going on here, a little bit of the typical lager sweetness, but that's about it.

T: Lots of grains make up for the slight malt. A much more pronounced hop kick than most in the same family. It's crisp and clean, very refreshing.

M: Medium bodied, crisp and smooth.

O: Pretty good for the style, much better than most. I'd have no problem drinking these.

06-22-2010 15:10:21 | More by bundy462
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.1/5  rDev +25.5%

I CAN usually bypass Coors products, but as my CAN quest CANtinues, I CAN't necessarily find beers in CANs that I have not tried before.

My pour created a finger's worth of bone-white head that quickly slipped away into wisps. As to the beer's color, there is something to be said for truth in advertising. It was a deep golden-yellow with NE-quality clarity. The nose had a definite lager-like sweetness, which was a hopeful sign. Mouthfeel was medium with a light sweetness on the tongue. Finish carried that same light sweetness. Overall, it was not terrible, but it was not very different from so many other American lagers that I have tried as part of this mission. Ho hum.

09-01-2008 22:49:10 | More by woodychandler
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

3.05/5  rDev +23.5%

Poors frothy, but calms down to a thin soapy head. Few bubbles are visible. Clear yellow; essentially looks the same coming out of the can as it will coming out of you.

The smell isn't terribly appealing but is better than most mass-produced lagers. Just your basic barley smell.

Tastes okay for what it is. Not really any sign of hops. Relatively clean and mild aftertaste.

Tingly and thin. The mouthfeel is the best part of this beer to me. It feels about the same as a club soda but with less tingle.

Moderately good drinkability for no other reason than the price: $10 for a 30 pack where I come from. Not a beer to enjoy or sip, but if you can get it really cold and frosty then its a good beer for hot dogs in the summer or purposely trying to get a cheap buzz. Not much use for it beyond that.

10-03-2008 23:54:11 | More by Cylinsier
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ElGuapo

New Jersey

3.05/5  rDev +23.5%

it is only 10.99 for a thirty case to start. we then move on to a golden colored brew that is sharply carbonated. the carbonation is a bit much, but the beer is a bit more mild in flavor. it is not great, but they go down pretty easy, and for the price, it is pretty hard to beat

07-04-2002 20:38:46 | More by ElGuapo
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.03/5  rDev +22.7%

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, some malts. Taste of corn and malts, fairly refreshing. Feels light in the mouth and has average drinkability. Overall for a low cost beer, this one ain't all that bad.

10-15-2009 23:24:50 | More by tone77
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ZAP

Minnesota

3.03/5  rDev +22.7%

Clear gold color...small whisp of white lace...cooked corn and soft graininess on the nose...full bodied for a lager..pretty thick for a lager...taste is sweeter for the style at first but finishes dry...I think this is one of the better American lagers made...not a great beer but fuller bodied and tastier than most...I can enjoy these...better out of a can actually...

Someone mentioned this was rolled out to compete with Busch...If I remember right it was originally slotted to compete with MGD, etc...kind of a tastier Coors, but not premium like Michelob or Lowenbrau were considered...

01-13-2004 03:44:22 | More by ZAP
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Rayek

Colorado

3.03/5  rDev +22.7%

A: Gold with incredible clarity and minimal carbonation. Fizzy white head sticks around for a minute or two. After that, we have gold colored water with a few bubbles in it. Left no lace.

S: Mild. A little bit of apple and a little bit of hay. Certainly inoffensive, if nothing else.

T: Clean, and crisp with a bit more punch than regular Coors. Malt flavor consists of a mix of straw and rice. Bitterness balances with a tart apple flavor. Finishes with very little aftertaste.

M: Light body actually has some substance to it. Carbonation level seems right.

D: Certainly more interesting than regular Coors. Sort of a Coors on steroids. An OK beer, but not worth a revisit.

11-14-2008 17:15:49 | More by Rayek
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +21.5%

11-25-2011 01:49:09 | More by mdillon86
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thomscottson

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +21.5%

02-13-2013 02:19:30 | More by thomscottson
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VFRAZ

Colorado

3/5  rDev +21.5%

07-10-2012 22:47:25 | More by VFRAZ
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ifixufly

Indiana

3/5  rDev +21.5%

02-20-2013 16:29:01 | More by ifixufly
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Storning

Virginia

3/5  rDev +21.5%

03-04-2014 13:07:49 | More by Storning
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ToMakeEndsMeet

Texas

3/5  rDev +21.5%

08-28-2012 21:52:50 | More by ToMakeEndsMeet
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rdub

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +21.5%

04-14-2014 01:02:01 | More by rdub
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happygnome

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +21.5%

a: pours an american macro pale golden color with about a half inch of head that dissapears very quickly leaving no laving
s: crisp corn malts little hop bitterness
t: similar to the nose, corn malts and crisp carbonation and no hop bitterness
m: sharp crisp carbonation and lots of it light bodied beer

overall, this is a lawn mower beer no something id get again

07-07-2008 19:21:44 | More by happygnome
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Shiloh

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev +21.5%

An average macro from start to finish and well deserving of a 3.0 score. Certainly drinkable when watching the game or any other social type function but lacks character.
Medium/light body of a bright golden hue and light carbonation.
Very limited head/lace/ring/&cling.
Slight grain in the nose.
Sweet complete with some evidence of the hops but limited.

01-01-2004 01:25:19 | More by Shiloh
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mtnbikerpa

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +21.5%

Drank from a can with a date, not sure if it is the canned date or the expiration date. I didnt bother to pour this brew into a glass. I enjoyed it from the can. This beer seems like a cheaper offering from the Coors company. The taste that comes to mind is corn, including the husk. No real hops. This was pretty refreshing, nothing to exciting. Overly carbonated. Mouthfeel is also overly bubbles.

08-24-2010 20:39:50 | More by mtnbikerpa
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curmudgeon236

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +21.5%

03-25-2014 07:05:44 | More by curmudgeon236
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abcramer

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +21.5%

03-31-2012 03:44:04 | More by abcramer
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spycow

Illinois

3/5  rDev +21.5%

01-17-2013 16:25:05 | More by spycow
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Mtnbeerman

Colorado

3/5  rDev +21.5%

12-06-2011 04:29:28 | More by Mtnbeerman
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Wudro


3/5  rDev +21.5%

08-19-2012 15:44:25 | More by Wudro
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Patsnsoxfan

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev +21.5%

09-04-2013 16:37:24 | More by Patsnsoxfan
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skydogpenn

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +21.5%

02-23-2014 16:17:10 | More by skydogpenn
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soupieman

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +21.5%

08-29-2012 23:26:19 | More by soupieman
Coors Extra Gold from Coors Brewing Company
60 out of 100 based on 246 ratings.