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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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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +21.5%

11-20-2011 21:37:20 | More by touchmeimsac
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +21.5%

08-10-2013 09:14:10 | More by Budinetz
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KJ2013

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +21.5%

10-04-2013 12:48:32 | More by KJ2013
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xXTequila

Massachusetts

2.98/5  rDev +20.6%

When I am looking for something cheap to stock the fridge up with I usually pick this one.
Looks just like every other american lager. Pale yellow with hardly any head.
Smells clean and sweet, alittle grainy.
Tastes much more malty than most American Lagers. Crisp with a dry finish.

02-05-2003 11:12:29 | More by xXTequila
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GeoffRizzo

Texas

2.95/5  rDev +19.4%

Dingy pale yellow hue, thin head, but decent lacing; husky and grainy nose at best. Crisp and a bit of a nice twanginess up front, there is some decent malt flavoring, very thin bodied. Not much in the hops category, some adjunct flavoring noticed in the body. Overall, a bit refreshing and she does go down smooth, yet not to go bonkers over.

10-26-2003 02:16:43 | More by GeoffRizzo
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AtLagerHeads

Ohio

2.95/5  rDev +19.4%

Not being a Coors hater I was pleased to give this beer a try and it did not disappoint me. It does appear to be darker gold than the original formula and that gives the sense of more body even if the body has much the same lighter texture and feel. Decent enough head that does reced quickly and only light lace effect. Sense of malt and some adjuncts in both taste and aroma. Drinkable beer even if it does come from one of the major macro brewers.

07-22-2003 18:01:12 | More by AtLagerHeads
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

2.9/5  rDev +17.4%

A-Typical macro yet a hair darker than the rest.

S-Adjunct lager scent. Corny and what not.

T-Better than expected. Still fairly gross but not unbearable.

M-Really slippery. Is that bad?

D-A bit heavier than its Macro relatives. All in all it has more taste than many others of its kin. Coors Light's big goofy brother.

08-31-2010 01:01:54 | More by VelvetExtract
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Beastdog75

New Jersey

2.88/5  rDev +16.6%

One of the better Coors products. Now its simply called "Extra Gold" (minus the "Coors") but this stuff is still pure Coors. Still kinda cheap, but it actually has some flavor to it and would make a good lawnmower beer.

Extra Gold pours a dark straw/light gold color. Not quite as gold as I was expecting it to be. I actually got a decent two fingers of white foam when I poured this out of the can, and it lasted a minute or two. The smell was grain with what I thought was a slight tropical fruit smell, and add in some slightly musty/husky grain notes. The mouthfeel was smooth but still fizzy. The first sip had some pronounced grain and malt flavors. After trying the other Coors beers it almost seems strong. Slightly bready, and a very slight hint of toasted malt, along with some hop flavor. There is a decent amount of hop dryness in the finish, which surprised me. The aftertaste is lacking, as it is very clean with only hints of malt, even though the dryness somewhat carries over. Tiny amount of alcoholic warmth to finish this one out.

As one of the previous BAs said, this is good stuff to have with your macroswiller friends. I'm going out on a limb and saying it tastes good. Nothing too exciting about this beer, but it gets the job done and won't give you "nasty beer face."

11-14-2002 23:36:41 | More by Beastdog75
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BryanCarey

Texas

2.88/5  rDev +16.6%

Coors Extra Gold is a basic lager with a little more flavor and character than the average mainstream brew. This beer is a little darker than other beers of its genre but it has perfect clarity, little foam, and the scent of corn, cereal grains, and yeast- qualities that are typical of a big business brew.

The taste of Coors Extra Gold, however, is a little bit better than its close relatives. The taste of sweet grains is evident, along with yeast, and very little hop. Ordinarily, qualities like these would result in a lower rating, but Coors Extra Gold is fractionally fuller bodied, offering a heartier, maltier taste than its close companions, Coors Original and Coors Light.

One annoyance with Coors Extra Gold is that it is only sold in 30- packs. You cannot buy smaller quantities. But on the bright side, the price is very low. It is common to find a 30- pack selling for only about $12, which is the equivalent of buying a six pack for only $2.40. It might be offered for sale in some markets in smaller packages but I have only seen it offered in the large thirty pack size.

Normally, I would preach against a product like Coors Extra Gold, due to its macro- brewed character and its adjunct qualities. But something about this beer makes me enjoy it more than I should. I think it’s the added body (when compared to Coors best selling products), the darker color, and the slightly maltier taste. This, added with the fact that it is much better than other beer in its price range, makes Coors Extra Gold a good choice of brew for certain occasions.

08-16-2006 03:54:44 | More by BryanCarey
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RyanGoodman

Bolivia

2.8/5  rDev +13.4%

While visiting my friends parents, this was the only beer available. My expectations were beyond low for this beer. I'm actually happy to say this beer was far better than I thought. I can't comment on the color, as I drank it out of a can. As a beer advocate I should have known better. I can only imagine that it was "golden" colored. Smell was of typical adjunct-style, true to form. Taste was not at all off-putting. In fact, this beer went down easier than any other american adjunct lager I've ever had. Even the finish was enjoyable. The mouthfeel was light and crispy. Aside from the below average smell, I cannot think of anything bad to say about this beer.

06-12-2012 16:47:37 | More by RyanGoodman
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

2.78/5  rDev +12.6%

Poured from a 12oz can into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep gold color, with a large white head that fades slowly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is of light malts, adjuncts and a little bit of hops.

T: The taste starts out bready with flavors of grain and light malts. Then there's an adjunct sweetness that comes in. The hops presence is very mild but decent for the style. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, light body, medium-to-high carbonation, finish is clean.

D: Not too flavorful, goes down easily, not too filling, mild kick, decent representation of style for whatever that's worth, there really wasn't much to set this beer apart from any other fizzy yellow beer.

09-19-2009 20:56:53 | More by TheManiacalOne
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

08-17-2013 04:08:59 | More by WVbeergeek
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Miha

Slovenia

2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

06-02-2013 00:05:07 | More by Miha
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

07-01-2014 20:36:36 | More by IdrinkGas
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beep71

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

08-04-2012 04:24:50 | More by beep71
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David1975

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

12-22-2012 20:58:50 | More by David1975
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phishfoolme

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

03-02-2014 16:12:45 | More by phishfoolme
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Boca-X

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

06-05-2014 22:14:18 | More by Boca-X
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NoProblem

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

04-29-2012 01:21:45 | More by NoProblem
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Jim_DemonDeacon


2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

03-10-2012 20:17:50 | More by Jim_DemonDeacon
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wrightst

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

06-14-2014 19:22:51 | More by wrightst
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Burt

Rhode Island

2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

11-30-2011 17:03:05 | More by Burt
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ejmvet

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

03-22-2014 20:25:12 | More by ejmvet
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aqualung23

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

12-28-2013 15:37:22 | More by aqualung23
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ski271

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

Why not. I was looking for something cheap and this was on sale.
Pours a medium gold (gee, what a shock) with a large, slightly off-white, frothy head. Smell is grainy malts, corn and just a touch of citrus. Taste is grain and cereal with late corn. It has a dry finish but also has a lingering sweetness in the back of the mouth. It has a medium-light body, slick texture and lively carbonation. For me this is a mood beer. Sometimes it’s alright, and other times it just tastes off.

02-06-2007 20:00:23 | More by ski271
Coors Extra Gold from Coors Brewing Company
60 out of 100 based on 246 ratings.