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Coors Winterfest - Coors Brewing Company

Coors WinterfestCoors Winterfest

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BA SCORE
77
okay

100 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 15.48%


Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: maxpower on 11-16-2004)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 100 | Reviews: 83 | Show All Ratings:
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BeerBob

Nebraska

2.83/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Coors Winterfest pours a dark red from a 12oz dark brown glass bottle with a twist of cap. Head goes to over two fingers in my 16oz glass beer tumbler. Very nice lacing, in fact this is one of the best lacing I have yet to see in any beer review.

Nose is... or is not, I’m not getting a lot to go by with the nose at all, if anything, I am getting just a hint of licorice and faint pine.

Palate is about as bland as the nose, not a lot going on here either. Coors Winterfest starts with a smooth malt like experience with good visual cue's, but gives no satisfaction. The carbonation is on stage next and is well represented, but with no other flavors to complement and no umph of it’s own, disappoints.

Maybe next year... maybe next year I’ll have something to look forward to.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2005 01:11:50 | More by BeerBob
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Bitterbill

Wyoming

3.45/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle, it formed a decent head that lingered for a while then settled into a fine partial layer.

The smell of this deep gold brew is pretty malty but not all that exciting.

The taste is a decent balance of hops and malt with the malt lingering in the aftertaste quite well.

Overall, a good product from Coors that doesn't exactly titilate the taste buds but *is* quite drinkable.

PS: This is the first Winterfest I've seen for many years. If memory serves me well, the first editions of this product were much more complex.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2005 18:24:21 | More by Bitterbill
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connecticutpoet

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This was a clear amber beer with a modest sized head. The coolest thing about it was the label... overprinted on cracked ice holographic paper.

The aroma was weak... and what little there was was of skunky hops. Not that appealing.

The taste wasn't that bad though, compared to most other Coors offerings. It was lightly malty, with a light hoppy finish, and was very subtle.

Overall, probably the best brew with the Coors name. Much better than the regular or light.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2004 05:23:39 | More by connecticutpoet
Coors Winterfest from Coors Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.