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Third Shift Amber Lager - Coors Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
70
okay

906 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 906
Reviews: 165
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 17.88%
Wants: 7
Gots: 63 | 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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tommy5

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

10-24-2013 13:18:33 | More by tommy5
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Bouder32

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

10-23-2013 20:34:02 | More by Bouder32
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automorphicme

New York

3/5  rDev -0.7%

10-23-2013 04:56:36 | More by automorphicme
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longisland1983

New York

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-21-2013 23:34:35 | More by longisland1983
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Smithperson

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

10-20-2013 23:56:18 | More by Smithperson
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JJStout83

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

10-18-2013 18:46:18 | More by JJStout83
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tballinger

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

10-17-2013 22:30:59 | More by tballinger
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Guitars_and_beer

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -0.7%

10-17-2013 15:02:49 | More by Guitars_and_beer
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TR0219

Florida

3/5  rDev -0.7%

10-13-2013 18:51:44 | More by TR0219
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Scrapss

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Third Shift is a fairly good attempt at an amber lager by a macro purveyor.

A: moderate carbonation and nice 1 finger head. dark amber color as expected. Thin disk of suds on top.

S: Neutral. Some toffee and bready maltiness and not much yeast or hops. Minor noble hop-like smells.

T: Nice, smooth amber lager. Nothing too offensive. Malty toffee and caramel are coming through, the yeast is neutral and hops are mild.

M: mildly creamy, on the lighter side of things.

O: Not a bad attempt at a vienna, but it is more an amber. It's doesn't have enough hops as vienna should be. Very drinkable and not bad. I will be getting a full case of this to experiment further.

Serving type: growler

10-12-2013 22:27:53 | More by Scrapss
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jonothehut

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

10-12-2013 19:09:18 | More by jonothehut
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TxMdScotty298

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

10-11-2013 00:43:50 | More by TxMdScotty298
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branham1989

Texas

3/5  rDev -0.7%

10-08-2013 23:13:28 | More by branham1989
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flagmantho

Washington

3.46/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 16oz tall can into a pint glass. This beer annoyingly foamed up all over the place upon opening, despite proper chilling.

Appearance: medium golden hue with a haze-free body and a surprisingly light effervescence. Head is a finger of frothy ivory foam. A bit light for a Vienna lager, but not bad.

Smell: lightly bready malt aroma with minimal hop character. Not terribly complex, but pretty competent for the style.

Taste: bready, caramelly malt with a very light noble hop character and a minimal bitterness. A bit on the sweet side, but actually not a bad Vienna; it reminds me a lot of Mexican beer.

Mouthfeel: light body with a light effervescence. Reasonable for the style.

Overall: thirst-quenching and flavorful. Even if it is Coors, it's not a bad product.

Serving type: can

10-08-2013 00:19:24 | More by flagmantho
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Donger69

Florida

3/5  rDev -0.7%

10-07-2013 14:20:49 | More by Donger69
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

10-06-2013 19:49:18 | More by Damian74Shensky
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ROGUE16

Delaware

2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

10-06-2013 17:05:15 | More by ROGUE16
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Turbo

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -0.7%

10-06-2013 01:04:43 | More by Turbo
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rtrasr

Arkansas

2.25/5  rDev -25.5%

10-05-2013 17:10:14 | More by rtrasr
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Dammer-licht

Illinois

3/5  rDev -0.7%

10-05-2013 17:06:03 | More by Dammer-licht
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soxandbeer

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

10-05-2013 00:27:34 | More by soxandbeer
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Codyward_

California

3/5  rDev -0.7%

10-04-2013 21:45:47 | More by Codyward_
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Wsherry1

Illinois

2/5  rDev -33.8%

10-03-2013 03:20:30 | More by Wsherry1
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Beerriver

Washington

2/5  rDev -33.8%

10-02-2013 19:53:22 | More by Beerriver
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brewskifan55

Mississippi

3.34/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a snifter

A: Clear amber with an off white one-finger head that stays.

S: Malt city. Caramel dominates this malt dance.

T: Smooth, sweet, malty, sessionable. Surprisingly good.

M: Medium with light to medium carbonation.

O: Better than I expected after all the advertising. A decent brew that friends can share around the barbecue pit, pretending they have a rare craft beer and feeling better about themselves.

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2013 14:08:10 | More by brewskifan55
Third Shift Amber Lager from Coors Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 906 ratings.