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Batch 19 - Coors Brewing Company

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Batch 19Batch 19

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BA SCORE
77
okay

1,018 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,018
Reviews: 211
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 18.81%
Wants: 19
Gots: 70 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-04-2010)
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Wally1912

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +41.8%

12-03-2012 01:11:01 | More by Wally1912
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swissczechamerican

Nebraska

4.66/5  rDev +39.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Multidimensional, complex yet not overwhelming, full but not heavy, Batch 19 is a real option for a satisfying upgrade/premium staple beer. As one who tries local beers whenever I have the chance, I'm frequently disappointed when I get into an establishment that doesn't have a variety (e.g. a chain restaurant like Applebees, Chilis, etc.). I typically end up ordering a Sam Adams but am not happy with the heaviness and sweetness. Likewise, as a go-to option at home when I want a good beer without things getting complicated, I want something much more than a mainstream pale ale but not something extremely craft. Something complex but mainstream. Batch 19 seems to be the right beer for this niche, as it is probably the most consistent high-quality pour beer out of a mainstream production. MillerCoors got craft brewing on a large scale right on this one.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2013 05:16:39 | More by swissczechamerican
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acevenom

Louisiana

4.56/5  rDev +36.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle displays what appears to be a best by date: May 27, 2013.

Poured into a pokal glass. Pours copper with a thick, slowly dissipating white head. Some lacing is left on the side of the glass. The beer has a bready and sweet smell from the malt. The hops bring some grassy and citrus notes in the nose. The flavor is of bread with those grassy hops that add some nice bitterness and balance to this beer. I also get some of those citrus hop flavors and not as much corn flavor one would find in regular Coors. This is to be expected because there is much less corn used in this recipe than in regular Coors. There is some caramel sweetness that opens up during consumption as well. The body is light to medium with moderate carbonation. The beer finishes crisp and the drinkability is high. This is an excellent beer. The big boys aren't sitting tight in this market and this throwback recipe is an example of what they are capable of brewing.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2013 22:27:15 | More by acevenom
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markallmon

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

02-17-2013 01:16:37 | More by markallmon
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tyleeis

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

08-05-2012 23:32:52 | More by tyleeis
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Peternmi

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

10-27-2012 01:54:35 | More by Peternmi
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iBodhisattva

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

08-19-2012 17:43:18 | More by iBodhisattva
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cmbeddoe7997

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

06-07-2014 02:14:26 | More by cmbeddoe7997
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rsgarner

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

05-27-2013 03:55:59 | More by rsgarner
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rbmjr1

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

11-15-2012 06:34:23 | More by rbmjr1
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pfenigma

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

07-11-2014 01:41:23 | More by pfenigma
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VictorKaiden


4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

11-17-2012 23:43:07 | More by VictorKaiden
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TEAMHOLT

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

04-03-2013 02:06:45 | More by TEAMHOLT
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BlackBeerDown

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

02-24-2013 01:01:02 | More by BlackBeerDown
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Zormac

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

11-18-2012 14:54:57 | More by Zormac
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nsarver2322

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

10-16-2013 00:31:41 | More by nsarver2322
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j-rod18

North Dakota

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

01-05-2013 22:38:38 | More by j-rod18
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Jeffani

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

04-09-2013 04:15:34 | More by Jeffani
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TheBeerdedCharmer

New York

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

My favorite beer to date. I'm a history guy so when I saw a pre-prohibition style lager, I had to get it. Could not be happier with the decision. Good color, wasn't a fan of the smell because I didn't realize that the first batch I picked up was way past the suggested date. It still tasted great though. Then had to buy a new batch not past the date and it was even better. Can't believe it's made by Coor's. Thanks a lot, Prohibition, for making this delicious beer disappear for almost a century

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2013 00:44:00 | More by TheBeerdedCharmer
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JStue77


4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

11-16-2013 23:42:53 | More by JStue77
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Punkyg0608

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

12-28-2012 07:21:00 | More by Punkyg0608
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MaddDogg84

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

05-28-2012 04:31:26 | More by MaddDogg84
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matt56007

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

08-25-2013 20:52:25 | More by matt56007
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.49/5  rDev +34%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Coors Batch 19 has a medium, foamy, off-white head, some thin lacing left on the glass, and a clear, bubbly, amber appearance. The aroma is of citrusy hops, sweet brown bread, and mildly-roasted malt. Taste is of sugar, sweet brown bread, roasted barley malt, and a pleasant, pronounced hop bitterness throughout the middle-to-end of the sip. The mouthfeel is light and watery, and Coors Batch 19 finishes dry, refreshing, and pleasant. Overall, this is a fantastic, delicious, and eminently drinkable beer. I rate it most excellent.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2013 17:32:17 | More by RonaldTheriot
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Damian

Massachusetts

4.44/5  rDev +32.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Drank from a 12 fl. oz./355ml bottle purchased at Cambridge Wine & Spirits, Cambridge, MA
Sep 1613
Served in a pint glass

The beer poured a medium amber color. Much darker and more colorful than any American adjunct lager I have ever seen. The liquid was capped by a one-inch tall, tight, creamy, frothy, off-white crown that deposited thick, drippy lacing along the glass.

Crisp, dry, powdery, yeasty notes came out strong in the nose. There was a subtle, sweet bready malt presence as well. Pleasant and quite interesting for the style. Slightly grainy. As the beer warmed, a touch of floral hops became noticeable. The malty sweetness intensified as well.

The beer was amazingly flavorful for the style. Bready, biscuity malts came through strong on the front end. Tart and bright in the center with wheaty and lemony notes dominating. Dry, earthy hops were noticeable in the crisp and semi-bitter finish. With time, the flavor profile really intensified. Earthy, herbal hops and bready malts really made their presence known. Some floral hops appeared as well. Toward the beer's end, I swear I was also picking up some citrusy (orange peel?) hop notes. This really began tasting a lot more like an American amber ale than a typical adjunct lager.

The mouthfeel was super creamy, frothy and smooth. A fine, medium effervescence made the liquid feel slick on the palate.

Malts? Hops? Flavor? I am used to macro lagers being wimpy, fizzy beers, but this was a notable exception. Coors really came through big time with this "pre-prohibition style lager." I would love to see it offered in tall ball cans, perhaps taking a space alongside PBR, Narragansett and Schlitz at my local digs.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2013 14:31:51 | More by Damian
Batch 19 from Coors Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,018 ratings.