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Coors Light - Coors Brewing Company

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Coors LightCoors Light

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BA SCORE
50
awful

3,787 Ratings
THE BROS
45
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Ratings: 3,787
Reviews: 1,133
rAvg: 2.01
pDev: 35.82%
Wants: 11
Gots: 235 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

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JayS2629

Alabama

2.08/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

A- pale, clear with yellow tinge, small white head with no retention, and very little lace.

S- Water, corn

T- Water, creamed corn, tones of dry wheat, and a metallic aftertaste

M- Watery

D- Easy as water to drink. Down a case of these and not get drunk.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2010 05:25:43 | More by JayS2629
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larrytm56

Iowa

2.6/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 5

I drink this in cans on the golf course, and bottles at home. It is easy to find and cost effective. It tastes good, goes down good. It kills the thirst after mowing, and while playing golf.

May as well drink a glass of water. It is better in bottles.

Serving type: can

12-22-2010 23:11:48 | More by larrytm56
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Bricelyn

Idaho

1.7/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Poured from a 12 oz can into a 5 inch tall rounded bottom mug.

This brew is as pale as a wheat field before harvest and crystal clear with light little bubbles racing to the top for air.

It smells like creamed corn with a finish in the nose of rubbing alcohol.

Taste is grains, and a little butter top wheat bread on the back of the toungue finished with some strange sticky corn notes from the smell.

Mouth feel is watery at first but then a dryness takes over and leaves your mouth feeling very slimy and sticky.

I wouldn't drink this bad boy unless it was the only thing a buddy has on hand after a hard days work.

Serving type: can

12-21-2010 08:37:11 | More by Bricelyn
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

2.28/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I am nearly at bottle # 400 which will free me up to refocus on what really matters, namely The CANQuest (TM). In the meantime, anything in a bottle will do.

I would get a finger of fizzy bone-white head briefly after the pour, but it would disappear as quickly as my students after the bell rings. Color was a light lemon-yellow with NE-quality clarity. Nose was faintly lager sweet, but with an adjunct scent also. More rice than corn, but still pretty bland. Mouthfeel was effervescent, fizzy, like drinking pop. The taste was so bland and nearly nonexistent that I found myself wondering why I had bothered. Finish was nearly tasteless, watery and bland. I had a better time drinking all of that malt likker yesterday. At least they tasted like something ...

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2010 22:46:17 | More by woodychandler
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

1.73/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Pours clear yellow, I would compare it to piss in a glass basically. Pretty put head that disappears almost instantly.

Typical cheap lager smell, not much worth mentioning really. Just kind of grainy I think.

Slight fizz and corn like in taste. Disappears fast with a very, very slight hint of a bitter aftertaste.

Not much to note, just a slight fizz as said before and light as the name suggests.

Only scores as high here as it is so easy to drink. Not much in the way of taste, or anything else for that matter.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2010 18:32:18 | More by flyingpig
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ferrari29

Illinois

1.95/5  rDev -3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Coors Light beer poured from can to pint glass

A - Clear yellow color; white creamy 1 finger foam formed; foam dissipated quickly; minimal carbonation

S - Corn/grainy smell with skunk kick; tin like smell from can; sour wine odor

T - Flat sugary taste that disappears almost as quickly as it is consumed; sweet aftertaste

M - Thin viscosity; flat feel with little body to it; no carbonation

D - Wanna watch the game with your buddies and get wasted? this is probably the beer for you; where's the chips and salsa? I can drink quite a few of these, especially when my focus its on the beer; goes down like water

Serving type: can

11-27-2010 16:18:12 | More by ferrari29
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DKight

Indiana

3.68/5  rDev +83.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Classic, cheap beer. One of the best party brews. Very drinkable and smooth. Is bitter at times, and is not consistent in its batches. I have multiple times, had skunked beers in the same case as decent coors.

Best way to drink the beer is on tap or keg. Not a beer for those who actually enjoy beer. Best if drank with country music, friends, and a fishing pole.

Serving type: can

11-25-2010 20:29:17 | More by DKight
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greenmonstah

New Hampshire

1.7/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

12 oz can into DFH Snifter

A- Looks like neon yellow urine with a finger of white head. Clear as crystal. Average light lager.

S - An extremely weak skunky adjunct odor. Like most LLs.

T - Like the water from a can of corn. A bit sweet.

M - Thin as water with almost no action from the carbonation. Slightly dry finish.

D - As light lagers go it is average. Maybe slightly worse than a Bud Light, but that doesn't say much. I will never understand why people drink these.

Serving type: can

11-20-2010 00:54:26 | More by greenmonstah
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vandemonian

Maryland

2.1/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Coors Light has a terrible, very-light straw colour but the head on mine was actually decent. I smelled nothing... even when I dipped my nose in the stuff. It doesn't have much flavour. The main thing I get is corn in the middle and aftertaste. This beer is flavourless but drinkable... but you already knew that.

Serving type: can

11-19-2010 04:05:39 | More by vandemonian
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wallaceandvomit

Florida

1.93/5  rDev -4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

a- this beer is really watered down, its very clear and just barely yellow, almost like someone put a bunch of icecubes in a glass of apple juice
s- i dont really smell anything at all
t- tastes like a blend of corn syrup, apples and a some shake left from a bud of hops left in a shed for a couple years
m- apple juice mouthfeel
d- ideal for beer bonging, nothing else

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2010 21:31:20 | More by wallaceandvomit
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beerprovedwright

Georgia

1/5  rDev -50.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Cold Activated Can and Vented Wide Mouth do nothing to help this beer. One finger head sounded like soda pop and evaporated in seconds. Straw color resembles a 3 on the SRM beer color chart. Smell is that of wet corn and straw. Taste like corn, rice and sweet malt, but has a mold flavor. Mouthfeel is that of fizzy water. This beer is cheep, and there is a reason for it. I think I will pass on any more of this, unless there is nothing else and I am already drunk and thirsty...really thirsty.

Serving type: can

11-15-2010 18:21:08 | More by beerprovedwright
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Star80

Illinois

1.78/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Pours pale straw yellow, tons of effervescence. Ha! No head retention at all. Lot and lots of bubbles, how fun! Gosh the smell is very solvent, acetone-like with some sweetness from all those adjuncts. Just took a sip, wow nothing really there. Unfortunately what is there is an aftertaste of glue/solvent. I swear I do not know how people can drink these, just from all the weird off flavors. It would make me vomit pretty fast, this has a low abv but could never be a session brew for me. The mouthfeel is bubbly, prickly and grating on the tongue. With all the bad things going on in the brew, I thought I would give it a chance. I was *slightly* surprised by a few of my macro picks lately, I mean, they weren't quite as awful as I thought, was hoping this might do something but make me feel nauseous. Down the drain we go...

Serving type: can

11-14-2010 00:39:47 | More by Star80
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tbern007

Colorado

1.9/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Coors Light bottle poured into a pint glass. The "mountains were blue"!

A- Very clear, pale golden color. White head dissipates rapidly. Zero lacing. I actually think it cleaned the glass more thoroughly as it disappeared rather than leave any trace that it was there!
S- no good. Musty grain. No distinguishable hops nor malts.
T- pretty plain. Again, musty grain. Cannot distinguish much.
M/D- little aftertaste but I would not want to drink this unless it was very cold. You can tell there would be a pretty crappy aftertaste if this wasn't served very cold.
Overall, if you have to freeze the tastebuds to slide something past them, the product sucks. But "the Silver Bullet" is in fact better than Bud Light, if that means anything.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2010 01:21:03 | More by tbern007
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Vdubb86

Illinois

2.98/5  rDev +48.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in a pint glass

I usually don't review Quizzo beers, but since I've yet to review it I see no is as good of a time as any. This beer pours clear...I think there might be some yellow in there, but it really just looks like water. The smell has the adjunct aromas, but they actually aren't really that off-putting in fact they might be construed by some as sweet. Though the aroma is fairly non-existent in the first place, which I've learned isn't really all that bad. The taste is a light lager, there's not really anything too it. It served it's purpose as cold beer...God help you if you let it warm up. It's really easy to drink it, goes down smooth. It really is best enjoy if you really don't focus on what you are drinking and just drink it. The subtle imperfections will go unnoticed. The problem is I was looking for all of them. It still will be my go to beer if I'm forced to pick a BMC product, but since that's not the case (thank God for that!), I'll leave it on the shelves for the people who don't know any better.

Serving type: on-tap

11-04-2010 06:26:09 | More by Vdubb86
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sfz

California

1.75/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 3

Pours a sickly light urine yellow. Weak little head that disappears quicker than it comes. Nothing really to see here.

Not a whole lot going for this beer anywhere. Smells like a typical adjunct lager. Lots of residual metal smell from the can as well.

Tastes like water. Feels like water in the mouth. Carbonation and flavor are both almost non-existent.

It's really easy to drink though. Probably because it's pretty much just water. Given the choice between this and water, take the water.

Overall, not much more than a throwaway beer that's good for beer pong and college parties. It's like $20 for a 30 pack at a convenience store. Don't drink this if you can avoid it.

Serving type: can

10-31-2010 18:44:47 | More by sfz
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mjrod2142

Massachusetts

2.35/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

I've been drinking this beer since high school. I thought it would be fun to do a formal review of it. I poured a 12 oz. can into a standard pint glass.

The beer pours very light and has a clear, straw yellow color. There are slightly larger bubbles that race up to a tiny head that dissipated to nothing immediately.

I picked up a sweetish rice smell with just a hint of canned beer skunkiness. There is no malt, hop or otherwise familiar "beer" characteristic in the aroma.

It has the taste of a watery, flavorless lager. It's not offensive, but far from tasty. There's high carbonation and a light mouthfeel with little to no aftertaste. This is a very drinkable beer if you're just looking to slam a few back quickly or are playing drinking games. It is very refreshing when ice cold and enjoyed on a hot summer day.

Serving type: can

10-31-2010 01:21:09 | More by mjrod2142
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HockeytownBrew

Michigan

3.13/5  rDev +55.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Golden color, decent amount of carbonation with a fairly thin head, fades rather quick

S: Weak hop/grain aroma.

T: Crisp taste, refreshing; goes down very smooth. The colder, the better IMO.

M: Very light and crisp.

D: Good drinkability. Easily can drink plenty of these.

Good light beer. Not great, but not a bad option. Great for hot days and cookouts and such.

Serving type: bottle

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2010 04:55:35 | More by HockeytownBrew
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TheKingofWichita

North Carolina

2.1/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 3

Pours a clear straw yellow color with a thick (at first) head which quickly dissipates and zero lacing. Smells of grain and water. Not much else. Very clean taste -- like barley soda -- malty maybe a little yeast bread. Not the worst adjunct I've had to date. Mouthfeel is pretty thin. Tons of carbonation. Drinkability is decent.

Serving type: on-tap

10-27-2010 23:33:09 | More by TheKingofWichita
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bastardface

Texas

1.88/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 3

I reviewed Bud Light in which I know not a lot of people are impressed by it. I think Coors Light is worse than Bud Light. The color resembles rain water after a cat pissed in it. There was no foam at the top after the pour was complete. The taste was very unimpressive. I couldn't see my self drinking more than one. As a matter of fact I would rather not have one again. When coming in a bottle it is relatively tolerable. I would not recommend it.

Serving type: on-tap

10-27-2010 05:34:25 | More by bastardface
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lacqueredmouse

Australia

1.83/5  rDev -9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Why did I review this? Because it was there? Because wherever I was had nothing else I hadn't reviewed, and nothing else worth drinking? Well, whatever, what's done is done.

Pours an extremely pale yellow colour, with absolutely no head when it's served, even from the tap pour. Lots of streaming carbonation, but I guess the body is so light it can't retain a head at all. Looks like piss in a glass.

Almost nothing on the nose. A little bit sweet, a touch grainy and corny perhaps. A bit of honey and banana, not great characters for the style, and overly sweet, even though there's almost nothing to it. Blech.

Taste is similar. A little bit of corny grain with a slight sweet banana twinge. Light on the palate, but feels bloating with carbonation, and I swear the "light" is meant to avoid the bloat, right?

Yeah, it's a lame beer. I didn't expect anything else. Remind me not to go places that have nothing better on tap.

Serving type: on-tap

10-25-2010 20:28:13 | More by lacqueredmouse
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

1.65/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12 oz can poured into pint glass

A completely clear urine yellow with a fazed head leaving bits of spotty lacing around the glass.

Faint bits of wheat sweetness and subtle hops (i guess?)

Bittering hops and notes of barley. Assorted hints of dry malt and metallic steely notes float through the palate, which are unmistakable. Finishes clear and bitter, but not in a good way.

Light, watery body, with no substantial attribute for drinkability. Unappealing and unattractive from top to bottom. Great job, Coors.

Serving type: can

10-25-2010 06:17:19 | More by xnicknj
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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

1.7/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

330ml bottle poured in a chalice.

First and last time that I've tasted a Coors. Everything that I've read about it is right: This beer is simply terrible. Paid 2.5 Swiss Francs for this (around $2.5). Absolutely bad business...

A: Very pale yellow color with some particles floating around. Big white aired head which dissipates very quickly leaving no lacings
S: Smell grains. Reminds a cheap Adjunct Lager.
T: Absolutely tasteless. Some grains. And plastic (?)
M: Very light body and big carbonation
D: Since it's very watery, its drinkability is not bad. Nevertheless, I suggest a bottle of water instead

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2010 21:44:02 | More by eduardolinhalis
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ChrisCage

Alberta (Canada)

1.85/5  rDev -8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

I finally broke down and ordered this at the pub b/c I know that I need to do a review on it and will never buy this in the store!

A- Came in a cold schooner mug without any real fanfare....it has a very light grassy color that looks more like urine than anything. It had very little in terms of a head, being a densely packed ring around the glass along with some random swirls mixed in. Carbonation looked plentiful and there is little in terms of lacing....just some minor blobs that manage to cling onto the glass.

S- Generally this is a bland smelling beer. It has some minor dry grainy aromas, which are overshadowed by sweet overboiled corn and/or rice adjuncts. No hops present here and nothing else to report aroma wise.

T- One of the most underwhelming tasting beers a person is gonna come across. More of the same as in the aroma, just dusty muted grain flavors, and corn syrupy sweetness. The finish is the same as the initial taste, bland and without substance.

M- Thin, watery and fizzy....there isn't much else to say. The carbonation is more foamy than I was expecting, but I guess most tap beers are creamier than the bottled variety. It's so clean that you don't even consider that you've just had a mouthful of beer.

D- Why does anyone want to pay for this swill? It has no character and is like a mild beer flavored cooler. I'd rather just drink pop than this and I will not be buying this in the future. I have had and have Chinese beer that is better than this and that's generally not great beer either. I will say that it is easy to drink though b/c it really isn't like drinking beer. Why can't MolsonCoors bring Coors Banquet beer up North....at least that's half decent!

Serving type: on-tap

10-17-2010 19:49:26 | More by ChrisCage
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TMoney2591

Illinois

2.17/5  rDev +8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Served in a shaker pint glass at Finn McCool's.

Another Quizzo brew. It pours a clear jaundice topped by somewhere around a finger of white froth. The nose comprises wheat, rice, corn, corn syrup, and grass. The taste really doesn't bring anything new to the table, aside from the usual hard water flavor that accompanies these damn adjunct lagers. The body is quite light, with a sharp moderate carbonation, and a very watery feel. Overall, if these things weren't so cheap, i don't think many would continue to drink them. That said, it served its purpose as mild lubricant during Quizzo. So it had that going for it...

Serving type: on-tap

10-15-2010 15:41:34 | More by TMoney2591
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SodoSyco

Washington

1.45/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

A- Pale yellow pretty generic

S- Very faint wheat/yeast smell

T- What taste? Tasted like water. This is how the convo went. (I am D, M is my ex girl) M- So hows it taste? D- Like water. M- lol its water that can get you drunk!

D- You can drink it just like water.

If you are looking for taste, go elsewhere. If you are looking to get drunk, find somthing stronger. If your a preppy college kid trying to look like a cool dude, this is your drink.

The blue mountains were kinda neat though.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2010 00:10:01 | More by SodoSyco
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