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Batch 19 - Coors Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

1,014 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,014
Reviews: 211
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 18.81%
Wants: 19
Gots: 67 | 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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Ratings: 1,014 | Reviews: 211 | Display Reviews Only:
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priwen

Arkansas

4/5  rDev +19.4%

02-03-2013 00:24:01 | More by priwen
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cpolking

Iowa

4/5  rDev +19.4%

12-31-2012 22:03:53 | More by cpolking
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jbaakko

California

4/5  rDev +19.4%

06-27-2013 13:42:52 | More by jbaakko
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vw72

Missouri

4/5  rDev +19.4%

01-25-2013 22:00:50 | More by vw72
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sadastronaut


4/5  rDev +19.4%

02-22-2013 19:01:11 | More by sadastronaut
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Norseman

Illinois

4/5  rDev +19.4%

04-26-2013 23:39:43 | More by Norseman
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kmckinnon87

Texas

4/5  rDev +19.4%

01-08-2012 01:29:25 | More by kmckinnon87
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KC9LDB

Illinois

4/5  rDev +19.4%

03-01-2013 00:42:57 | More by KC9LDB
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WhiskeyNinja

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +19.4%

02-21-2013 04:28:47 | More by WhiskeyNinja
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hopfacebrew

Colorado

4/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Elways - Cherry Creek. I believe this beer suffers in ratings as a result of it's brewer, Coors. One of the better Adjunct Lagers out there, in my opinion. On to the review:

Beer arrived in a pint glass, translucent golden amber color with a finger's width of white bubble foam, good retention and lacing. The nose is malty sweet with hints of earthy hops and caramel sweetness. The flavor is mild and approachable with a solid malt foundation and mild bitterness. Well balanced without a hint of skunk that is so prevalent with the style. Finishes clean and crisp. Good. Lighter bodied but not watered down, nice, easy to drink. Overall, again one of the better adjunct lagers out there.

Serving type: on-tap

03-03-2012 20:00:54 | More by hopfacebrew
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Gu3mom

Georgia

4/5  rDev +19.4%

02-07-2013 19:57:41 | More by Gu3mom
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rderedin

Maine

4/5  rDev +19.4%

08-16-2012 00:30:12 | More by rderedin
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JoKo

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +19.4%

08-23-2013 05:22:23 | More by JoKo
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BJasny

Texas

4/5  rDev +19.4%

03-29-2013 23:56:03 | More by BJasny
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bucketofheads

Ohio

4/5  rDev +19.4%

11-25-2012 17:59:21 | More by bucketofheads
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gir02021

Illinois

4/5  rDev +19.4%

12-06-2012 01:34:37 | More by gir02021
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Collom23


4/5  rDev +19.4%

01-06-2013 03:24:52 | More by Collom23
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59rockabilly

Kansas

4/5  rDev +19.4%

03-17-2013 20:05:41 | More by 59rockabilly
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thegodfather2701

North Carolina

3.99/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This review was based on the beer within its style that is why it is higher than it would be if I were comparing it to craft beers.

A-Dark gold with thick off white head that lasts longer than expected and leaves some decent lacing

S-very muted, but kind of musty and generic

T-Malty with a hint of hops-it seems kind of soapy and slightly musty

M-very thick for the style and not as much carbonation as usual which is great

D-very drinkable beer indeed

Overall, this is considerably better than your typical American Adjunct Lager. Its much more flavorful and fuller bodied. You could definitely do worse.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2013 21:45:54 | More by thegodfather2701
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Sample bottle from the brewery, they are launching draft only for now ... not sure if they are ever going to bottle / can it.

Bubbly sea foam head, perfectly clear golden color. Fresh graininess leans towards a more rustic dried grass aroma with a kiss of hops in the back. Refreshing crisp bite enhances the graininess, a little rough around the edges. Hop bitterness is sharp and cuts through most of the malt. On the dry side and relatively clean.

Good drinking, reminds me of some of the retro-beers that are all the rage right now. That is a big hint to the MillerCoors marketing department ... tall boy cans, crack into the hipster crowd and this beer might actually make it.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2010 00:15:33 | More by Jason
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alphagnome

Iowa

3.98/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Transparent, golden colored body topped with a nice, finger-thick head that hangs around for some time. Carbonation is abundant and lacing is impressive for the style!

Aroma:
Slightly sweet and heavy on wheat notes. A fair bit of malt and light grains. Every now and again, I'll catch some lemon peel.

Taste:
Good! I honestly wasn't expecting much chracter, and I'm happy to report I was wrong. A nice, grainy body with some light cirtus notes. A decent amount of hop presence provides a light, crisp bitter bite. A nice, subtle spice is also noticable - mostly pepper.

Mouthfeel:
Creamy, smooth, and refreshing! Crisp finish leaves you wanting more. Carbonation is off the charts. Light-bodied, this should please many.

Overall:
A pleasant surprise! I had no idea Coors was capable of such a product. Easy to drink and refreshing. Everyone should go into this one with an open mind and prepare to be blown away because it's not just a good beer for a domestic brewery, it's just a good beer period.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2013 18:39:26 | More by alphagnome
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nicholas2121

Ohio

3.98/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Batch 19 brewed by Coors Brewing Company with an ABV of 5.5% This brew pours out a dark amber color with a white head. Batch 19 is an filtered brew, you can see right though it. The smell is rich with grains and some hops. This is how an American Style Lager should be. So far so good. The taste is rich and good. Batch 19 has a nice smoothness and a rich after taste. This brew has a nice balance to it. There is nothing bad about this brew. Mouthfeel is nice and clean. I really like this brew. This has to be one of the best Coors products I've had. Overall I'm giving Batch 19 a 4.5 out 5. I will buy this brew again
Coors did a real nice job with this brew.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2014 03:38:10 | More by nicholas2121
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Aaron_Ramson

California

3.96/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Very unique and interesting bottle that appears to have the shape of a barrel molded into the neck. Poured a nice light copper that was bright at the bottom of the glass, but appeared just a little hazy just under the head which was quick to dissipate and did not last long. The smell was the familiar tang of American lager; tart, sour metallic tang mixed with sweet malts and barely noticeable hops. The mouthfeel is much thicker than any American style lager; sweet malt and maize dominate with some hop bitterness coming near the end; it feels almost under-carbonated compared to the "sting" that's expected with an adjunct lager.
All in all this is an enjoyable beer that tastes like something from a craft brewery. Not perfect, and it would be difficult to session a beer like this because of its tendency to become cloyingly sweet and thick in the mouth, but still something I would crave and enjoy drinking occasionally. A lot of pretentious snobs comment here that it tastes like a Coors product. They're full of baloney. If you put it in a micro-brew bottle and served it to them, they would not know the difference. If you see some at your local store, try it and see for yourself.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2013 02:05:29 | More by Aaron_Ramson
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ZAP

Minnesota

3.95/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Best by May 27, 2013 (Today is 12-25-2012)

A-Deep, regal golden color....nice white head that rims glass.

S-Light bready malt characteristics...some caramel as well.

T-I really like the flavor of this....nice maltiness....bready with some caramel notes...also some dark fruit (plums) notes at times as it finishes with a light twang of hoppiness which reminds more of a light cherry like tartness than bitterness...

M-Medium bodied to the light side of medium bodied....finishes slightly dry...firm carbonation..

O-I seemed to like the first few bottles of this more than now when I am sitting down to review. Didn't pickup the tart finish as much previously. Regardless this is a nice beer for an adjunct lager. I've read some criticism about the actually effort to reduplicate this beer and how they fell short and what they could have done better. I agree with those thoughts but this drinks ok anyhow. Wouldn't buy it for the price again but if priced like a regular BMC I'd pick it up from time to time..

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2012 20:06:25 | More by ZAP
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drpimento

Wisconsin

3.95/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fairly drinkable beer. Poured at a good temperature with a thick, cream-colored, medium size head that settles after a bit and some lace. Color is a clear medium amber with a few slow bubble trails. Aroma is a tad perfumey, malt, grass. Flavor's like nose, tang and mild sweetness up front, bitter in back. Not too complex, but drinkable. Body/carbonation decent. Finish is like flavor, on the short side.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2013 05:47:32 | More by drpimento
Batch 19 from Coors Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,014 ratings.