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Batch 19 - Coors Brewing Company

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Batch 19Batch 19

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BA SCORE
77
okay

1,154 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,154
Reviews: 218
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 19.16%
Wants: 23
Gots: 128 | 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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Photo of Skelton
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Skelton, Apr 27, 2013
Photo of vcoggins
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

vcoggins, Apr 27, 2013
Photo of garymuchow
3.85/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Am. lager for first warm days of spring this year.
A little malt, a little corn. mild yeast qualities. Kinda' standard, but solid and pleasing.
Dark for style, darker gold to bronze. Nice dense white head. Very clear.
Sharp prickly carbonation, creates full mouthfeel and softness. A little heavier body than is standard for style.
Heavier malt flavor for style. A touch of sweetness. Adjunct more hidden than in the aroma. Clear hop flavors (a little spicy and herbal) and smooth transition to the bitterness, which lingers through a long rather dry finish.
A bigger tasting and fuller richer lager than typical.

garymuchow, Apr 27, 2013
Photo of tut2528
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

tut2528, Apr 27, 2013
Photo of Ralphs66
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Ralphs66, Apr 27, 2013
Photo of DougT
3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

DougT, Apr 27, 2013
Photo of Norseman
4/5  rDev +19.8%

Norseman, Apr 27, 2013
Photo of timn
4.05/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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.

timn, Apr 26, 2013
Photo of RockinRob925
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

RockinRob925, Apr 25, 2013
Photo of jdhilt
2.91/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a five finger white head that fades slowly leaving some lace. Almost clear amber color. Light-medium carbonation and light-medium bodied. Sweet bread nose, flavor is bread and grass, malty sweet, hints of hops at finish. $1.99 for a 12oz bottle from Julio's Liquors Westborough, MA.

jdhilt, Apr 25, 2013
Photo of skaboom420
2/5  rDev -40.1%

skaboom420, Apr 23, 2013
Photo of Horbar
3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Horbar, Apr 23, 2013
Photo of drinkAK
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

drinkAK, Apr 22, 2013
Photo of Bromine
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Bromine, Apr 22, 2013
Photo of jmgault1
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

jmgault1, Apr 22, 2013
Photo of BlueMoon10
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

BlueMoon10, Apr 22, 2013
Photo of Gregg_Kawakami
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Gregg_Kawakami, Apr 21, 2013
Photo of stckhndlr
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

As a craft brew drinker I had my doubts about this beer. However, I will admit this was actually a very drinkable beer. Nice deep golden color with an herbal biscuit aroma. The right balance of hops and malt. Notes of caramel come through in the finish. This one was actually a good all around beer for me. If this is the beer they had during prohibition then the guys who broke the law to carry it have my salute of approval.

stckhndlr, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of TheMcTwaten
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

TheMcTwaten, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of chalkda01
3/5  rDev -10.2%

chalkda01, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of hdf561
2.95/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had this on draft poured into a special Batch 19 glass.

Dark to amber color in appearance, smell of hops and not much else. Taste was actually kind of plain which I was surprised about. Can definetly taste the hops but not much else. Good carbination as well, slight bitter after tatse but not overwhelming.

This beer was just OK I would drink it again but all of the things I have heard about it, and the hype around it I expected alot more it was just a regular beer. It is worth a try and it is a great attempt by Coors to branch out.

hdf561, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of WVbeergeek
2.96/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Visually comes off glowing amber golden hued with flowing off white rocky textured head, thick bubbles forming as it settles down. Thick bands of lace settle along the sides of my glass, quite a nice looking brew from the folks at Coors. Aroma has a lingering citric, grassy hop nose amongst a clean mix of grain perceived sweetness, let the hops shine in this supposed recipe pre-prohibition 1919 lager. Definitely a nice smelling mix of barley, corn husks, cereal grains with hop appreciation showing some love from the bottles label it says strisselspalt and hersbrucker German hops. The alcohol weighs in pretty heavy in the flavor at first but settles into a mix of semi sweet bready grains and bitter green hoppy citrus rind and grassy accents. Not the best American brewed lager lingering flavors that don't work are bitterness from an almost plastic or burnt bread crust carbon flavor that I'm just not appreciating. Overall mouthfeel has ample carbonation but is a bit harsh with those lingering qualities that stick with you between sips, not a beer I'm looking to consume on a regular basis.

WVbeergeek, Apr 19, 2013
Photo of jduprey007
3/5  rDev -10.2%

jduprey007, Apr 19, 2013
Photo of Thorpe429
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Thorpe429, Apr 19, 2013
Photo of dogfishandi
3.6/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Odd shaped twist off bottle poured into a pint glass.

Pours out a deep golden to copper color with 2 fingers worth of white head off the pour that fades to a retentive ring. Pretty good lacing. Good clarity, but not really that crystal clear body you usually find in an adjunct lager. Maybe the best adjunct lager I've ever seen as far as looks go.

Clean, mineral water lager yeast, and hints of sweet grain. Maybe a slight hint of toasted grain.

Clean and a fairly good flavor for an adjunct lager. Sweet, lightly toasted grains, mineral lager yeast, and just enough of a faint hop to call this balanced.

Light bodied, but not at all watery like every other adjunct lager I've had. Same goes for the carbonation.

Very drinkable, quenches the thirst on a hot day. Definatly one of the better adjunct lagers I've had, but that's still not saying much. Would I buy it again, NO.

dogfishandi, Apr 18, 2013
Batch 19 from Coors Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 1,154 ratings.