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Coors Light - Coors Brewing Company

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Coors LightCoors Light

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4,222 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,222
Reviews: 1,161
rAvg: 2.01
pDev: 36.32%
Wants: 24
Gots: 418 | 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.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-07-2001)
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1.5/5  rDev -25.4%

Stockfan42, May 30, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -12.9%

harrylee773, Aug 05, 2012
Photo of chrishiker1409
2.25/5  rDev +11.9%

chrishiker1409, Jul 24, 2013
Photo of nyyfanatic213
1.25/5  rDev -37.8%

nyyfanatic213, Jul 08, 2013
Photo of 4Socialanxiety
2/5  rDev -0.5%

4Socialanxiety, Apr 22, 2012
Photo of yoitsarch
1/5  rDev -50.2%

yoitsarch, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of PassMeAZima
2.25/5  rDev +11.9%

PassMeAZima, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of jagada
3/5  rDev +49.3%

jagada, Dec 23, 2011
Photo of Carl_R
2/5  rDev -0.5%

Carl_R, Aug 10, 2013
Photo of malcontent
1.2/5  rDev -40.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Comes in a wide mouth can, but I'm pouring it into a glass so that gimmick is wasted on me. Maybe they should just have an extra pull-tab to allow for "shotgunning" while they're at it...

Pours a clear, ghostly pale yellow. Head is better than expected although it dissipates quickly.

Smells metallic and stale with the added bonus of cardboard on the back end. Completely awful.

This tastes like a low-end mineral water into which someone has dropped grain. Starts watery and ends up ranging from acrid to vaguely sour. Doesn't even have the clean, refreshing qualities of most macro-lagers.

Mouthfeel is fizzy and then bitingly stale. I can see why Coors lays it on so thick with the "ice cold" business; if this is even slightly above said condition then it's totally unpalatable. Worst beer I've ever tried.

malcontent, Nov 25, 2007
Photo of TheHammer
2.7/5  rDev +34.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I got a pitcher with my buddies at a local place called Blue Sky Bar and Grill, but given that you can find the silver bullet anywhere, that doesn't really mean much.

Appearance: Poured with a thumb of head that did not lace whatsoever but did manage to retain about half a finger decently. The body is a clear yellow, that boasts a lot of carbonation.

Smell: Not much to this one, extremely subdued and I'm catching only the fainest whiffs of corn, rice and malt. Given it's a light beer, a faint nose is sort of expected and it's not unpleasant, just boring and generic.

Taste: Well it's not bad, but it is watered down. Starts with a corn flavor with the barest notes of malt. The malt then somewhat asserts itself as you get hints of rice in the background just before ending with a slight bitter wisp at the end. Incredibly boring, and generic in extreme, even for a light beer.

Mouthfeel: The beer doesn't leave an aftertaste and the carbonation is decent at helps the beer a little bit. Also despite being watered down, it doesn't leave your mouth moist. It transitions well, although that is more due to how little there is to transition between.

Drinkability: As expected, the only redeeming quality of this beer is that it can be put back with ease and that it quenches thirst. It's light on the stomach and doesn't cause much in the way of gas. The lack of flavor though leaves quite a bit to be desired.

Final Thoughts: As one of the beers that most BA's love to hate, the silver bullet isn't as bad as everyone makes it out to be. Now I'm not saying I like it, but it's pretty much the standard for the Light Lager style. If you are looking to have a couple with the boys on a hot summer day, but have to drive home then yeah, maybe get Coors Light.

TheHammer, Aug 29, 2009
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1/5  rDev -50.2%

EF4, Mar 04, 2014
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2/5  rDev -0.5%

obrike, Dec 14, 2011
Photo of ILikeGoodCider
1.98/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

I apologize for even reviewing this BMC, but since I grew up in New Jersey, it's damn near a part of my DNA...

...I digress:

A: Pale, golden color. Small, white head.

S: Smells like SmartWater, only dumber.

T: Thin flavor, hint of grain and marzipan.

M: Carbonated SmartWater.

D: Harmless and boring. I drank this libation at nausea (literally) in my late teens & twenties...

It is unfair to criticize any of the BMCs too harshly, because they are, in fact, top sellers for a reason. This is not a forum for macro-lovers though, is it? Drink at your own risk though BAs...

ILikeGoodCider, Aug 31, 2008
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2/5  rDev -0.5%

dumptruck81, Oct 20, 2012
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2/5  rDev -0.5%

ssgunbond, Sep 03, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -25.4%

Jho3325, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of Noxious26
2.03/5  rDev +1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

355ml can poured in a mug. This is the Canadian Coors Light (brewed by Molson in Canada).

Pale straw colour. Thin white foamy head reduces to nothing before I get a sip.

Aroma is mild, sweet corn and nothing else.

Taste is watered down macro lager. Mildly sweet corn at the swallow followed by mildly bitter yucky aftertaste. Not horrible, but not good either.

Mouthfeel is thin, light and fizzy. Little better than soda water.

Drinkability is this beer's strong point, and it's below average. While this beer does have some mild flavour and smell, atleast they aren't gag reflex inducing. However, why drink this if you don't have to?

Noxious26, Jun 30, 2005
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3.5/5  rDev +74.1%

KerryCummins1977, May 15, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -25.4%

kkmiller76, May 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev +49.3%

johnhenryconway, Nov 21, 2011
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2/5  rDev -0.5%

jmccullough108, May 28, 2013
Photo of cratez
2/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Ah yes, the universally panned beer. The dreaded, hated, evil light macro. Coors Light is 'drinkable', though, to the extent that it tastes like Perrier water.

Appearance: unimpressive clear light yellow. Head fizzles away in record timing.

Smell: some traces of malt, mostly corn and wheat. Inoffensive, but nothing to write home about.

Taste and Mouthfeel: mild carbonated bite, corny malt flavour, watery finish, no aftertaste.

Drinkability: it's quaffable, but so is H2O. While I prefer this to some of the higher strength macros like Bud and Fosters, it's still a forgettable mass-market nothing beer.

cratez, Sep 05, 2006
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1.25/5  rDev -37.8%

RandyKemka, Dec 13, 2011
Photo of Murph
1.83/5  rDev -9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

pours a pale, pale gold with absolutely no head. I can't get any smell off it whatsoever. Taste is extremely watered down just like the body. I may be imagining things but it seems like I can taste the faintest of malt flavor in it. It is like rolling soda water across your mouth but it is pretty drinkable. This beer looks, smells, and tastes like someone took a perfectly good bottle of kolsch or blonde ale and poured it into a gallon of water. It really wouldn't be half bad for a party except that it takes at least 1.5 X as much of this stuff as it does any other beer. If I am going to go cheap I at least want something that is going to give me a buzz by the time I kill the six pack.

Murph, Apr 08, 2002
Coors Light from Coors Brewing Company
50 out of 100 based on 4,222 ratings.