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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

920 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 920
Reviews: 167
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 17.88%
Wants: 7
Gots: 65 | 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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dbarny76

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -0.7%

03-14-2014 01:35:33 | More by dbarny76
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boszormeny

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

03-14-2014 00:07:43 | More by boszormeny
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CorgiDad

Mississippi

3/5  rDev -0.7%

03-13-2014 01:43:16 | More by CorgiDad
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foghornleghorn22

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

03-11-2014 02:48:49 | More by foghornleghorn22
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David19457

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

03-10-2014 23:04:20 | More by David19457
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Warpiglet25mm

California

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

03-09-2014 12:41:13 | More by Warpiglet25mm
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Karibourgeois

Texas

2/5  rDev -33.8%

03-08-2014 20:45:07 | More by Karibourgeois
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Berg-the-Boiler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -0.7%

03-05-2014 21:38:21 | More by Berg-the-Boiler
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NCStateAE

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

03-03-2014 04:05:40 | More by NCStateAE
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beergeek2

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

03-02-2014 21:17:37 | More by beergeek2
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twobrothersbeergurus

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

03-02-2014 00:42:17 | More by twobrothersbeergurus
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onlymurderers

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

02-27-2014 22:48:47 | More by onlymurderers
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Brenden

Ohio

3.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Deep and clear, this brew might just be short of amber in color. The head rises to almost 2 fingers without the staying power to hold it up, though it does hold up a solid half-finger for a good while. Lace is left on the glass mostly in spotty arrangement with some patches.
Maybe it's my imagination, but I'm getting a whiff of something like cereal grains. There is a toastiness to the aroma that works nicely, and a dose of grassiness. It has the grainy sweetness some adjuncts do, but to less of an extent. It isn't strong, by any means, but could easily be weaker.
About the same could be said for the flavor. It isn't heinously thin but leans that way as the sweetness and grains start it off. The toast, including breads crusts, and grass do carry through. A bit of caramel and some leaf add something to a generally pedestrian offering.
Sweet up front, it goes drier into the middle and ends up with a grainy finish that falls away from clean. It's thinner than some but essentially achieves a light-medium body with a supporting crispness, though smoothness is lost to a point.
Aside from a pretty good look, this is what I would point to as average in every way.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2014 21:08:54 | More by Brenden
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Sheesh101

New York

1.75/5  rDev -42.1%

02-27-2014 14:52:10 | More by Sheesh101
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mesnrea

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

02-26-2014 17:45:04 | More by mesnrea
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mtbdonn

Colorado

3/5  rDev -0.7%

02-25-2014 17:53:52 | More by mtbdonn
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Inglewood

Illinois

3/5  rDev -0.7%

02-25-2014 17:12:03 | More by Inglewood
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troobie

California

2/5  rDev -33.8%

02-25-2014 06:11:45 | More by troobie
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drdiesel9483

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

02-24-2014 16:45:30 | More by drdiesel9483
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skydogpenn

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

02-23-2014 17:35:36 | More by skydogpenn
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Billolick

New York

3.18/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

16 ounce can.

Cloudy and dull lighter apricot. Supports a frothy off white head and leaves ample thicker bands of lacing.

Some malt on the nose and a whiff of some metallic nastiness.

Meh, middle of the road amber...more dull maltyness, more off putting metal and plastic notes..just not really doing it for me. C'mon coors, if you are going to try to get part of the craft beer pie...make a true, tasty craft kinda tasting beer...

Serving type: can

02-20-2014 05:04:33 | More by Billolick
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bckayaalp

New York

3/5  rDev -0.7%

02-20-2014 01:37:19 | More by bckayaalp
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Scoobert

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

02-20-2014 00:28:01 | More by Scoobert
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RyanPoff

Tennessee

2.53/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Grabbed a 16 oz, 4 pack of this for the drink. $4.69. At least the price is right.

A: Poured a little into a pint stein. Creamy white head, amber body. Decent, not exceptional, not bad.

S: Little to nothing. Some light malts, faded corn. There was nothing offensive, just nothing there.

T: Again, not a whole lot. Some light, bready malts, no really detectable hops. No offensive tastes, just a whole lot of nothing.

M: Nice, creamy, slightly heavy mouthfeel. Well-carbonated. The most redeeming feature of the beer.

I can drink this - it's not a "good" beer, but it's cheap and the price is right. It's better than other cheap swill in this range like Old Milwaukee, Natty, and Keystone.

Serving type: can

02-19-2014 02:09:35 | More by RyanPoff
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BrewClint

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

02-17-2014 15:23:55 | More by BrewClint
Third Shift Amber Lager from Coors Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 920 ratings.