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Batch 19 - Coors Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

1,067 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,067
Reviews: 211
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 18.81%
Wants: 22
Gots: 92 | 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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Bitterbill

Wyoming

4.2/5  rDev +25.4%

I had this at River Fest in Casper yesterday.

A medium gold pour, good head of foam, some lacing.

The smell was of caramel malt, light grain, light hops which were on the spicy side.

The taste was very good. Some sweetness, a spicy hop kick, very light grain; I think the show case of Batch 19 is how tasty the hops translated in the taste. I got 3 samples and I yearned for more.

This brew really impressed me and I wish I had it available locally whenever I wanted it.

08-26-2012 17:06:50 | More by Bitterbill
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basi76

Texas

4.19/5  rDev +25.1%

Muy Chingona Bironga, nunca pensé que la Coors, ó ahora fusionada con la Miller, pudiera hacer algo gueno,, bueno... siendo de un pueblo chido esta con madre que lléguen buenas cervezas a los anaqueles, en fin, me pareció algo entre una Dortmunder y una Märzen, buen cuerpo, muy buen sabor balanceado entre las maltas caramelos y el lúpulo, que me imagino es el mismo lúpulo que usan en la coors normal. 5.5 grados de alcohol, suficiente para mi. cheers!

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Good Bironga are tough, I never thought that Coors, or Miller now merged with, could do something gueno, well ... being a mother is with cool people arriving good beers to the shelves, finally, I found something between a Dortmunder and a Märzen, good body, very good flavor balanced between malt and hops candies, which I guess is the same hops used in the coors normal. 5.5 degrees of alcohol, enough for me. cheers!

02-14-2013 02:59:25 | More by basi76
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chicost84

California

4.18/5  rDev +24.8%

I'm the original anti beer snob, love craft, but grew up on Coors and still unapologetically stock it at home. So I was really excited to try this offering … I was not disappointed. Nice clear, golden brown color with an ample white head, the lacing still in my empty pint. I dig hops, and while subtle, the hoppy notes are clearly present in Batch 19. Good entry beer for anyone just getting into crafts and learning what hops bring to the table.
Hey Coors, put your name on this one proudly. Solid effort!

11-21-2012 00:28:49 | More by chicost84
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Mike_Moe

Illinois

4.18/5  rDev +24.8%

Appearance: Light brown color, semi clear light brown head.
Aroma: Very light malt and hops smell.
Taste: Light roasted malt flavor, nice hopped finish; medium bodied.
Overall: This is well brewed beer. The lightly roasted malt flavor is accented with well balanced hopped finished. A good, fairly light bodied beer, with decent flavor. Great on hot day. Hats off to Coors for this one.

01-02-2014 06:26:10 | More by Mike_Moe
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AaronHomoya

Indiana

4.18/5  rDev +24.8%

Recently had on tap served in a tall 22 oz glass. This outing was the first I had heard of this beer, and though it is made by Coors, I was curious to try their take on a pre-prohibition lager (especially after seeing the positives reviews on here).

The appearance is noticeably darker and richer than the standard American light lager. There's more of a golden, light caramel character to the look. The smell is nice, with noble hops and clean malt coming through. Very full and beer-y, for lack of a better term. The taste is similarly nice. Clean lager yeast and a bit of corn, but still good malt and an earthy, noble hop finish. Mouthfeel was nicely fuller than a light lager.

Overall I quite enjoyed this beer and would gladly drink it often, especially in the summer, I think.

08-25-2012 16:34:45 | More by AaronHomoya
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vickersspitfire

Texas

4.15/5  rDev +23.9%

This one was crystal clear and had a brownish/golden hue to it, mild carbonation and it was topped off with an off white head that quickly thinned out into a small congregation of bubbles. It did have some mild lacing. Overall, this beer looked nice and inviting. The aroma was a bit thin, some roasted wheat mixed in with roasted hops came through, but I couldn’t pick up much else. The taste was really good, smooth throughout and a mild hops flavor dominated the beer, some mild citrus flavors like orange zest are present. Bitter all around but the bitterness isn’t overwhelming. The aftertaste has a mild hoppy and alcohol taste but it’s easy to swallow. By the way, this beer has a light-to-medium mouth feel. Overall not bad, I personally wouldn’t buy this one on a regular basis, but I do have to say you’ve got to try this one.

07-29-2012 21:55:38 | More by vickersspitfire
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scaliasux

Wisconsin

4.15/5  rDev +23.9%

Appearance - Deep gold with maybe a little red. Clear. About a half inch of foamy white head. Fairly persistent.

Smell - Pale malt. Pretty standard for an adjunct lager, maybe a little stronger than most.

Taste - This actually has a very appealing flavor. Mainly sweet, light malt, but with a tasty hit of caramel. Citrusy hops noticeable in the finish, but not prominent per style.

Mouthfeel - Light and crisp.

Overall - This beer stands out among its american lager peers. Light and refreshing, but flavorful and appealing. How can it come from Coors?

10-18-2012 03:48:57 | More by scaliasux
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pmcadamis

Illinois

4.13/5  rDev +23.3%

A - Dark for the style. Slightly hazy. Nice little foamy white head with a smattering of dish soap lace.

S - Mildly flowery on top of some creamed corn notes. There is a strange and slightly "off" note of medicinal herbs, but I like it.

T - Caramel, creamed corn, butternut squash, and some herbal tea hop notes. Chamomile.

M - Wow. This is a solidly built beer.... especially for the style. Big carbonation leads to a hint of cream before flipping a switch over to desiccating dryness. Lingering grassy and limey hops.

I cracked this thinking it would be a gimmick, as in "let's bottle some slightly thicker 'Silver Bullet' and market it as something historical." Well, turns out that this is actually a really good brew! If this is what macro lagers were like back in 1919, fire up the DeLorean and take me back!

11-26-2012 06:49:23 | More by pmcadamis
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Brad007

Vermont

4.1/5  rDev +22.4%

Great reviews for a Coors product? I had to see for myself. The 6 pack was only $7 total. Hmm.

Pours a nice golden/copper with a huge white head into my glass. Very nice way to start and not what I usually associate with Coors.

Crisp with a good pine/citrus hop bite mated to bready malt. It smells closer to an actual pils as well.

Sweet and grainy with buttered bread and light citrus hop notes. Doughy. Though not quite a pils, it tastes very close to one.

No "metallic" aftertaste here. Light and fluffy with lingering buttered bread and citrus hops.

I have to admit, I'm impressed with this one. I didn't think that Coors had it in them to produce such a drinkable beer. It's really quite a shame that pre-prohibition lagers aren't attempted more often by BMC. They might win over some new drinkers in the process.

02-04-2013 21:07:37 | More by Brad007
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Warmonster

Missouri

4.05/5  rDev +20.9%

This beer really surprised me.. and since then I've drank a ton of it... I actually buy it by the case... The look and taste are both good, but what got me the most was the smells as the beer warmed... you can literally smell the strongest floral smells I think I've ever smelled in a beer... it literally starts smelling like flowers are in the beer... The taste also gets more complex as the beer warms.. I recommend drinking this only slightly cold.. or take it out of the fridge and let it set for 10 mins or so... When I seen coors brewed this I couldn't believe it... At least someone over there knows wtf theyre doing, haha... Sure isn't the brewer coors light and that other crap beer they make... If you haven't tried this beer you should.

02-09-2014 20:15:43 | More by Warmonster
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timn

Kentucky

4.05/5  rDev +20.9%

A: Pours a nice medium golden brown, clear, with some carbonation visible. A lot of foamy head on this that sticks around for a while, and never disappeares completely.

S: Pretty light on the smell. Some malt and bread aromas, but not a lot here.

T: Unlike the smell, there is a lot going on here. Has a nice malty, bread taste, complimented by a very nice hint of slight hoppy bitterness, and finishing with a moderate sweetness. Really very nice.

M: Mouthfeel also very good. Medium-bodied, slightly sticky, with just the right amount of carbonation.

O: I didn't realize until I brought this home that it was brewed by Coors, at which point I became quite skeptical. But this was a very nice surprise. The taste has a great amount of complexity and balance, and they nailed the mouthfeel. I could definitely see myself buying this again sometime.

04-26-2013 02:16:08 | More by timn
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GMB

Japan

4.03/5  rDev +20.3%

A standard pour of Coors' Batch 19 Lager yields a semi-viscous snow-white foam atop a golden-amber body. The flurry of medium-sized bubbles that exploded in the glass just after the initial pour quickly turns into a steady sheet of champagne-like army of tiny bubbles, equidistantly spaced, that race towards the top.

The nose is delightful. Moist hay, green apple cider, and elderflower spring to mind.

The taste follows the nose to a tee. The sour flavor of fermented green apples dominates. The bitter aromatics of elderflower and lavender emerge in the back end and are sustained throughout the beer's surprisingly long hang.

The value of a beer's mouthfeel is typically determined by considering the way in which it complements the beer's flavor. This is true here, too: the beer is light on the palate and allows its crisp, tart flavors of green apple to shine. But quick whirl around the tongue tosses up some of the frothiest, most pleasing foam my tongue has touched in a long time. Yes. That's what I call nearly perfect.

Coors' Batch 19 is the American macro-brewery's attempt to cash in on the recent explosion of craft brewing in the US. I purchased this bottle expecting not to like it. What a surprise. No. What a shock! For the first time, I'm nostalgic for the 19th century and looking forward to trying more of these "pre-prohibition" beers, which have been increasingly visible on the craft beer scene of late.

01-02-2014 19:51:01 | More by GMB
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woodchipper

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +19.4%

01-26-2013 13:47:39 | More by woodchipper
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Prospero

Colorado

4/5  rDev +19.4%

02-01-2013 18:52:40 | More by Prospero
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tallfellapgh

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +19.4%

01-30-2014 12:50:20 | More by tallfellapgh
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DoktorEd

California

4/5  rDev +19.4%

08-02-2014 13:23:33 | More by DoktorEd
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev +19.4%

01-09-2012 04:10:23 | More by GRG1313
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kmb77

Michigan

4/5  rDev +19.4%

09-08-2013 09:44:20 | More by kmb77
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klimoja

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +19.4%

11-17-2013 16:16:24 | More by klimoja
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pharmer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +19.4%

05-29-2013 00:18:59 | More by pharmer
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hophead98

Illinois

4/5  rDev +19.4%

10-18-2013 18:48:46 | More by hophead98
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Coopaloop2112

New York

4/5  rDev +19.4%

03-01-2013 22:41:49 | More by Coopaloop2112
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mechgrunt62


4/5  rDev +19.4%

06-06-2012 00:05:20 | More by mechgrunt62
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TheStashRide

Texas

4/5  rDev +19.4%

10-25-2012 16:27:08 | More by TheStashRide
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MikeDre

California

4/5  rDev +19.4%

11-18-2011 08:15:08 | More by MikeDre
Batch 19 from Coors Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,067 ratings.