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Third Shift Amber Lager - Coors Brewing Company

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Third Shift Amber LagerThird Shift Amber Lager

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BA SCORE
70
okay

994 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 994
Reviews: 168
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 18.27%
Wants: 10
Gots: 95 | 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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Photo of drpimento
2.45/5  rDev -18.6%

Poured slightly warm with a nice, cream-colored, foamy, thick head that soon settled to a ring and some scummy islands and a bit of lace. Color is a clear amber with some bubble trails. Aroma is fresh beer with a little malt. Flavor is dominated by corn sweet, has some malt, and carbonic tang with a hint of hop bitter. It's also shallow. Body is a little thin and carbonation a tad sharp. Finish is like flavor, trends medicinal, and is forgettable. This is just drinkable and will be my first/last.

drpimento, Dec 12, 2013
Photo of 67cuda
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

67cuda, Dec 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

AHeaston8, Dec 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

hogrider, Dec 07, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

trytoketchup, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

TheBeerdedCharmer, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of SonictheBeerhog
3.09/5  rDev +2.7%

I was really suprised on the smell! I was not expecting it to smell so nice and sweet. I took a sip and swore I had tasted this before. I had Dogbite high gravity lager and it tastes similar. However, this is much smoother. As for the appearance it has an amazing color!

SonictheBeerhog, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of Iuseryoucpu
3.14/5  rDev +4.3%

The look i am not sure of drinking straight from the bottle. I never drink lager beer so this is new. Smell kind of sweet like honey very pleasant. Taste the first one was kind of strong for me with a strong aftertaste. I really enjoyed the second easy to drink kinda sweet and for $6.28 for a sixpack that is a great value we can't all drink the best. But i recommend this.

Iuseryoucpu, Dec 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

bcapon, Dec 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

saburky, Dec 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

jdavidk93, Dec 05, 2013
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2/5  rDev -33.6%

scanny24, Dec 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

GRFounder, Dec 03, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

lucasj82, Dec 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

DM1293, Nov 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +32.9%

jdlapera, Nov 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

addiwilliams, Nov 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +24.6%

Benjaminwileketchum, Nov 29, 2013
Photo of Boto
3.18/5  rDev +5.6%

12oz. bottle: Bought this at noon on a Sunday in Bay City, TX at a gas station: best thing in the store. It pours a clear amber color. There was a small off-white head on it that didn’t linger long or leave much lacing. The aroma isn’t too bad. Malts, a little grainy and earthy. It isn’t great, but really doesn’t taste too bad. A bit of caramel malt sweetness, a little grainy and just a touch of grassy hops. It’ll do in a pinch.

Boto, Nov 27, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

Fluffmeister, Nov 25, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -25.2%

Rekrule, Nov 24, 2013
Photo of lwillitz
3.29/5  rDev +9.3%

12-oz bottle into New Belgium globe

A - 3 fingers off-white head over a transparent body of amber; moderate carbonation visible

S - honey sweetness, toast, grassy hops

T - adjunct grains (kind of corny); honey sweetness; toasted malts; touch of grassy bitterness; grainy taste sticks around for a dry, grainy finish

M - chewy medium body, medium/high carbonation, smooth

O - The smooth lager feel is very pleasant, but nothing else really stands out.

lwillitz, Nov 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

pagesofphotographs, Nov 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

JDizzle, Nov 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

dlin0sbb, Nov 23, 2013
Third Shift Amber Lager from Coors Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 994 ratings.