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Batch 19 - Coors Brewing Company

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Batch 19Batch 19

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BA SCORE
76
okay

1,194 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,194
Reviews: 225
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 19.22%
Wants: 30
Gots: 172 | 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:
Beer added by: Jason on 05-04-2010

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Photo of tomthumbsblues
3.66/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured aggresively from bottle creates a foamy head that goes down slowly atop an amber beer. No lacing. Few streams of carbonation. Fruity aroma, probably from hops. Great moderate mouthfeel with good, but not overbearingly sweat or bready coating on the tongue. Taste is fruity with a citrusy IPA bitterness. Finish is dry with lingering hops. A balanced beer. Overall, a surprisingly satisfying offering from Coors.

Photo of CreightonSM
2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

Photo of IdrinkGas
2/5  rDev -39.9%

Photo of JoseR
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of priwen
4/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of irishgreensoda
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of mactrail
3.14/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Dark amber in the tall Stella glass with nice lacing. Decent foam and spritzy mouthfeel. Thin body.

Has that Euro Lager smell, not a good way to start. However, it's a pleasant mouthful of malt and a little hoppy burn. There is just something kind of chemical about this. It's a little winey. Unfortunately, for an Adjunct Lager it's unquestionably better than the run of the dog pound. So I have to give it a good score for that. Otherwise, it's a sweet thing that tastes of additives.

From the 12 oz bottle (one of the silliest designs ever) bought in San Francisco.

Photo of wonothesane42
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of ZachRusk
2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

Photo of WritersBlock
4/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of Rekrule
2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

Photo of rangerred
2.78/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

An aggressive pour yields a rock three finger head over a clear amber body. Suprisingly good head retention with a decent amount of lacing.

Aroma has a very metallic note that I don't enjoy at all. A little bit of light toast and caramel is in the background along with some spicy hops. It is all overshadowed, however, by metal.

The flavor is a little bit better with a decent amount of caramel and some hints of light toast. There is an overall sweetness about this beer that almost gives off hints of molasses. Mild bitterness with a little bit of wet grass towards the finish. Mouthfeel is sticky and too sweet for the style limiting drinkability.

Overall, this seems like less of a Classic American Pilsner and more of a poorly made amber lager. If the sweetness were dialed back a bit and the metallic aroma taken care of this could be a decent beer. If I want an older style American beer, I'll take a Schlitz Gusto.

Photo of Prospero
4/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of stakem
2.26/5  rDev -32.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12oz bottle into a pint. Thanks to Eric for continuing to spoil (?) me with a bunch of beer I would otherwise never get to try because I refuse to buy this sort of stuff. It appears in my glass a color of artificial caramel coloring that is perfectly clear with some yellowish hints around the edges. A mildly off-white cap resides atop and refuses to die in the glass. It paints some patches of lace on the glassware and honestly doesn't look that bad even by american adjunct standards.

The aroma is immediately reminiscent of a bunch of bad nights chugging coors original aka banquet beer in my pre-legal years. It smells of sweetness like caramel candy coupled with toffee, corn and buttered popcorn. There is a trace amount of herbal hops that try to break things up, but for the most part this smells like a dirty sugary adjunct brew.

The flavor of this brew is somewhat like buttered popcorn coupled with a bit of caramel to candy toffee flavoring. A faint amount of herbal hops are present that break up the sweetness of the malt but are not present enough to have any distinct flavoring. The aftertaste is minorly carbonic and includes some sulfur and hints of that almost artificial tasting caramel or toffee with herbal hops.

This is a medium to lighter bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. In the past year I have had several "pre-prohibition brews" that were very enjoyable. This however was not that enjoyable. It tastes like coors original/banquet beer but with a dirty caramel flavor and a touch of herbal hops.

Photo of bluesplit63
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of nick1427d
3/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of gpogo
3.81/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Super light amber/copper
body. White head that leaves almost as quickly as it appeared.

A- Light corn and grain. Faint hop aroma.

T- Initially nice and sweet, but there is a bitterness that comes through. Finishes nice and crisp. Lightly phenolic.

M- Light body moderate carbonation.

D- My first experience with this beer was a bar in Golden, CO. I thought it was a great beer to pair with a meal when your selection is limited. I recently picked it up in bottles and think it is still a pretty great beer. I prematurely told a few people it was Coors and could see the bias change as they found out.

Photo of Jeff1121
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of drt72
4.25/5  rDev +27.6%

Photo of gory4d
3.85/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark amber with a high white head. The smell is crisp minerals, some grain, maybe a little mild citrus. The taste is pretty yeasty, or maybe like soda bread, with a tough mineral backbone and some citrus tang in the finish. I could believe this was a dortmunder lager. It's a little more fizzy than it needs to be, but is largely crisp and refreshing. Not one I'll probably revisit often, but certainly a respectable lager.

Photo of Kpitevl
2.25/5  rDev -32.4%

Photo of dmorgan310
2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of Dwtucker90
2/5  rDev -39.9%

Photo of lupercmda
4/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of brewdude1982
2/5  rDev -39.9%

Batch 19 from Coors Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 1,194 ratings.