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Third Shift Amber Lager - Coors Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
70
okay

1,018 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 1,018
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 18.27%
Wants: 10
Gots: 116 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: gtermi on 12-05-2012)
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4.75/5  rDev +57.8%

meghmmm, Jun 03, 2013
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4.54/5  rDev +50.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Awesome. This is a really good lager for after a long day at work. The 6 pack is really cheap at $5 and some change. I really like this beer. I will keep this beer in my fridge.I really don't know what else to write because it keeps saying invalid comment length

robt11b, Jul 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +49.5%

markallmon, Apr 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +49.5%

Bapplebaum, Apr 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +49.5%

spazx, Apr 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +49.5%

MaddDogg84, Apr 05, 2013
Photo of jackalish
4.35/5  rDev +44.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I'm only guessing that the bad rating on this beer is because it's made by Coors Beer. Look folks, I know the Macrobrews are trying to take over the micro-brew market, but this is a good beer.

And for the record I hate macrobrews. I'm not sayin this is 'my beer', because it's not. But as an off the shelf lager, it's pretty good. Not as good as some, but a lot better than others.

Has a pretty good flavor. Oddly enough the aroma is a bit buttery. I'm not getting any adjuncts from the beer but it is possible the buttery aroma I'm getting could (I stress COULD) be from corn.

Over all I'm giving this lager a 4/5 - it's good. I can't lie.

Now, if you want a beer - go get you a Doghead Fish or a Pliny the Elder.

jackalish, Mar 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +41.2%

tyleeis, Mar 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +41.2%

ninjawong, Feb 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +41.2%

Waymore, Mar 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +41.2%

bubseymour, May 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +41.2%

buckfever5, Jul 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +41.2%

MikeyC37, Jun 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +41.2%

TimDC, Jan 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +41.2%

Hines219, Apr 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +41.2%

Ericheik, Jul 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +41.2%

KS1297, Sep 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +41.2%

bgilde, Jul 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +41.2%

59rockabilly, Mar 17, 2013
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4.19/5  rDev +39.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured a flawless amber color into a pint glass with a quarter inch head. Nothing offensive about the smell. Nice, crisp and refreshing for an amber. A well-balanced beer with a touch of bitterness, roasted flavor and effervescence. Could become a go-to for an amber fix from here on out.

Mister_Falcon, Apr 11, 2013
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4.05/5  rDev +34.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Many judge this beer just based off the company that it derives from. Too many people have given very little effort to actually enjoy what Coors is trying to do with their release of more "craft" like brews. If you stop and look at the price you'll see that they are bumping things up with the next step of flavors at a very affordable cost for consumers. Kudos to Coors!
At first taste I didn't think it was anything special but I did enjoy the different kick that it offers. It's not a Fat Tire or an Alaskan Amber....but it is it's own flavor. After the second one I tried a couple days later I had no complaints. It's a mild Amber that I guess you could consider universal to any crowd that enjoys trying new things. Doesn't overwhelm the taste buds or leave a pungaent after taste in your mouth. I'll throw my thumbs in the iar for this one. It's gonna catch on.

Jhastings79, Feb 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +32.9%

hydroplaner, Apr 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +32.9%

LucasShrugged, Sep 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +32.9%

agsourdough1, Oct 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +32.9%

poopsmitherson, Mar 14, 2013
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Third Shift Amber Lager from Coors Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 1,018 ratings.