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Coors Extra Gold - Coors Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
60
poor

255 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 255
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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Ratings: 255 | Reviews: 82 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of djrn2
2.5/5  rDev +1.2%

djrn2, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of spycow
3/5  rDev +21.5%

spycow, Jan 17, 2013
Photo of acurtis
1/5  rDev -59.5%

acurtis, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of Knapp85
2.05/5  rDev -17%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Had this at a college party, a friend of mine had it in her fridge and I had never tried it before. One thing led to another and i gave it a try. I wasn't overly thrilled about trying it. I found it better than Coors Lite and several American Lagers out there. It's color is Golden like the name suggests. The taste is on the sweeter side, Couldn't get much of an aroma because of the smoke in the room.

Knapp85, Mar 22, 2011
Photo of JAHMUR
1.25/5  rDev -49.4%

JAHMUR, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of NeroFiddled
3.33/5  rDev +34.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a crystal-clear golden body topped by a creamy bright-white head that displays decent retention and leaves some nice lace. The color is actually somewhat darker than the standard Coor's, although I'm not sure why. I was under the impression that the Extra Gold was simply the standard banquet beer with additional aging time; although based on the color there seems to have been some additional Maillard reactions taking place in the kettle as well. But the label also mentions the "slow aging of the roasted malts" (?) and the "three extra brewing steps to craft every batch" - whatever that means! The nose delivers the sulphur constituents and gentle fruit of the Coor's yeast in combination with a mildly grainy malt. The body is light, and combines with a fine and somewhat moderate carbonation leaving it lightly crisp in the mouth. The flavor displays a well-balanced, grainy malt threaded with mild, background hop flavor. It finishes drying with some residual malt, a touch of light herbal hop flavor, and a very mild bitterness. It's got a little bit of character to it which is nice! Refreshing.

NeroFiddled, Apr 28, 2003
Photo of Jason
3.35/5  rDev +35.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Presentation: 12 oz gold and black trimmed can, blurb about how much is effort is put into making this beer on the can. Date on bottom does not tell if it is a packaging date or drink before date.

Appearance: Pale golden hue with a bright clarity, the white lace is wispy and lacks a little in retention. By the end of the glass the head was virtually gone.

Smell: Extremely clean to the nose, touch of fresh sweet husky grain and not much more than that.

Taste: Very crisp upfront, Light to moderate body. Crispness adds to the refreshing quality of this brew which in turn makes it that much more drinkable. Malt flavour is there even though it is on the thin side, lots of grain and mild husk flavours floating around. Nice snappy and straight to the point hop bitterness, clean and bitter without any harshness. The hops double up with the grainy character and clean the palate for more. Nice clean and balanced finish, not too dry but no cloying sweetness either.

Notes: Not too shabby for an American Lager, more flavour and character than most of the other big name lagers. Other than the malt being a bit thin this beer is a better pick in comparison to the bland lagers or skunky of the world.

Jason, Mar 24, 2002
Photo of WVbeergeek
2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

WVbeergeek, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of TheManiacalOne
2.78/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

TheManiacalOne, Sep 19, 2009
Photo of jwc215
3.15/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours golden yellow (slightly darker than most macros) with a thin white head that soon disappears to a thin patch, then nothing but a thin white ring.

The smell is of typical overprocessed hops and corn-like husk.

The taste is of watered-down slick processed hops, corn-like adjuncts and a slight hint of sweetish malt.

The feel is fairly smooth. A hint of body becomes apparent in the feel. Plenty of watery. A slight oily texture is left.

It's a cheap macro. For three bucks and change for a six-pack and easy accessibility, it could be worse. It's acceptable enough for me to bring to the community pool in the heat of the summer occassionally (where only canned beers are allowed). A cheap "beat the heat" beer, but otherwise forget about it. I found this left over in the fridge from the summer, so decided to review it. Won't be revisiting this again until next summer by the pool. That's about all it's good for.
Scores based solely on being a cheap macro.

jwc215, Sep 25, 2006
Photo of InspectorBob
2.5/5  rDev +1.2%

InspectorBob, Oct 22, 2013
Photo of woodychandler
3.1/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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.

woodychandler, Sep 01, 2008
Photo of orangesol
2.5/5  rDev +1.2%

orangesol, Mar 08, 2013
Photo of wrightst
2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

wrightst, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of Billolick
2.03/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pissy yellow beer in a can...light yellow clear, white head, corn or perhaps rice in the nose. Adjuncts in the early flavor profile, sweet in the middle, blah in the finish, no hop notes to be found. Wasnt expecting much here and thats what I got...Lower tier lawn mower beer...or would work in a marinade or pot of brats, besides those purposes stay away...

Billolick, Mar 19, 2007
Photo of ejimhof
2.5/5  rDev +1.2%

ejimhof, Sep 14, 2013
Photo of Zorro
3.35/5  rDev +35.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear truly golden colored brew, looks like a regular Coors only more concentrated.

Smell is clean with a clear malt scent to it and the distinctive lemony yeast smell to it that only Coors brewery seems to have. There is a bit of corn smell to this but it is a supporting scent not a main feature.

Taste is fairly yeasty and lemony; it tastes like Coors regular X2. I grew up on Coors in Texas and New Mexico so I do like the Coors distinctive flavor. Flavor is quite clean for an American lager, it's no Microbrew but it is better than a Budweiser, which doesn't taste like much.

Mouthfeel is good; it is a solid brew that is more grain than water.

Drinkability is good, it isn't the best lager out there but it isn't bad.

Zorro, Nov 30, 2004
Photo of Stinkypuss
3.3/5  rDev +33.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A. Poured from a can into a glass mug. Pale yellow with a fizzy head the dissappears in a minute or two.

S. Light corny malt aroma.

T. Decent flavor of grain, corn and some malt. No real finish, ends up semi-dry with no lingering off flavor.

M. Certainly light bodied and crisp.

D. The best beer Ive had from Coors. Drinks easy enough and not bad at all but not amazing either.

Stinkypuss, Apr 29, 2009
Photo of Mebuzzard
2.17/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

Drank from can.

Not much aroma. Smelled like a corn, barley, hops dirty sock. But not too strong.
Taste was shallow, light, and short lasting. Corn, straw, some malt. Wide mouth gave it points for drinkability. I can pound these b/c of its lightness. Good for frat parties, fishing, or a dare

Mebuzzard, Jan 26, 2006
Photo of Wasatch
2/5  rDev -19%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a golden yellow color, nice carbonation, small white head, with some sticky lacing left behind. The nose is malty, with some hops, slight caramel. The taste is slightly sweet, malty, slight hop note. Light body. Not drinkable, would not buy again.

Wasatch, Mar 16, 2010
Photo of Kelp
2.25/5  rDev -8.9%

Kelp, Apr 27, 2013
Photo of dmorgan310
2.25/5  rDev -8.9%

dmorgan310, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of johnnnniee
3.18/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

My friends dad drinks this, so occasionally I'll end up having one or two with him. It's not bad for a macro lager, certainly more body in this one than some of the others. Pours a golden amber with a thin white head that dissipates quickly. Smells of noble hops some clean malts and a bit of skunk. Taste is macro mouthfeel is thin and watery. I have trouble with these, beacuse they are so light I can finish them rather quickly and they can catch up to me. Not bad, not great, but not bad.

johnnnniee, Dec 14, 2007
Photo of Gusler
2.05/5  rDev -17%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

The beer after departing the 12-ounce brown bottle resides in the glass a clear golden amber color with a portly bright white head that frothy in texture and the resultant lace a thin sheet to conceal the glass. Nose is all malt, crisp and clean, start somewhat sweet, lightly malted and the top thin. finish is prickly in its acidity, the hops apropos to the style, dry lingering aftertaste, well it will keep you from dying of thirst!

Gusler, Dec 14, 2004
Photo of xnicknj
2/5  rDev -19%

xnicknj, Dec 11, 2011
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Coors Extra Gold from Coors Brewing Company
60 out of 100 based on 255 ratings.