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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

960 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 960
Reviews: 167
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 18.27%
Wants: 8
Gots: 78 | 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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saburky

Ohio

3/5  rDev -0.3%

12-05-2013 04:13:46 | More by saburky
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jdavidk93

Georgia

3/5  rDev -0.3%

12-05-2013 02:57:44 | More by jdavidk93
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scanny24

Florida

2/5  rDev -33.6%

12-04-2013 13:40:39 | More by scanny24
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GRFounder

Michigan

3/5  rDev -0.3%

12-03-2013 00:40:17 | More by GRFounder
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lucasj82

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

12-01-2013 15:27:05 | More by lucasj82
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DM1293

California

3/5  rDev -0.3%

11-30-2013 22:42:34 | More by DM1293
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jdlapera

Illinois

4/5  rDev +32.9%

11-30-2013 02:18:08 | More by jdlapera
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addiwilliams

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +8%

11-30-2013 00:59:37 | More by addiwilliams
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Benjaminwileketchum

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +24.6%

11-29-2013 21:31:56 | More by Benjaminwileketchum
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Boto

Connecticut

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.

11-27-2013 21:42:07 | More by Boto
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Fluffmeister

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

11-25-2013 23:49:16 | More by Fluffmeister
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -25.2%

11-24-2013 23:47:15 | More by Rekrule
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lwillitz

Florida

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.

11-23-2013 23:23:39 | More by lwillitz
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pagesofphotographs

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev +8%

11-23-2013 15:46:08 | More by pagesofphotographs
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JDizzle

Indiana

3/5  rDev -0.3%

11-23-2013 15:00:36 | More by JDizzle
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dlin0sbb

Ohio

3/5  rDev -0.3%

11-23-2013 01:27:12 | More by dlin0sbb
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MadScientist

New York

3.39/5  rDev +12.6%

A: A light copper color with excellent clarity and a persistent white head. The head settles to a thin film and a ring of bubbles but never goes away.

S: A medium aroma of spicy and earthy hops with a moderate toasty malt aroma.

T: The taste matches the nose with a medium-low earthy and spice hops flavor a medium hops bitterness and a medium-low malt sweetness giving it a moderately bitter balance. The malt has a nice Vienna malt toastiness to it. the finish is off-dry with a quick aftertaste of hops.

M: A creamy medium bodied beer with a medium-strong level of carbonation.

O: An good example of my favorite lager styles with good hops and malt character.

11-20-2013 02:09:04 | More by MadScientist
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Bandi

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev +8%

11-17-2013 16:48:11 | More by Bandi
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metter98

New York

3.05/5  rDev +1.3%

A: The beer is clear amber yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with finger high light beige head that has good retention properties and consistently left a thin head covering the surface along with some lacing down the sides.
S: Light to moderate aromas of toasted malts are present in the nose.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste has flavors of toasted malts and bits of sweetness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a bit thin on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer tastes less maltier and a little watered down when compared to other beers in the style, but is easy to drink and doesn't have any "off" flavors.

11-17-2013 16:41:43 | More by metter98
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digitalflood

New York

3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-17-2013 03:38:34 | More by digitalflood
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KeyWestGator

Florida

3/5  rDev -0.3%

11-16-2013 23:37:22 | More by KeyWestGator
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V3XX069

Kansas

3/5  rDev -0.3%

11-16-2013 05:48:41 | More by V3XX069
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utvol

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

11-16-2013 04:32:20 | More by utvol
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Flathead_Monster

Montana

3/5  rDev -0.3%

11-15-2013 03:27:45 | More by Flathead_Monster
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jaydoc

Kansas

2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

11-13-2013 01:34:55 | More by jaydoc
Third Shift Amber Lager from Coors Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 960 ratings.