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Third Shift Amber Lager - Coors Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
70
okay

1,063 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 1,063
Reviews: 171
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 18.27%
Wants: 9
Gots: 136 | 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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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

Goldndomer, Feb 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

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3/5  rDev -0.3%

DOCRW, Feb 07, 2014
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2.6/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

I grabbed Third Shift out of curiosity (don't we all do that). The packaging and labels are great. Really has a good lager feel aesthetically.

A-Lighter than I expected for an Amber Lager but the appearance is decent at best.

S-There is a negative lack of smell and not what I expected.

T-The taste is decent with a slight hoppy taste (and I mean slight).

M-It has a decent feel on the mouth but nothing to write home about.

O-I would not buy this beer again and was let down a bit but judge the beer by its cover.

kcrosson492, Feb 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

abeeronthebeach, Feb 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

niiiv, Feb 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

ShepardCommander, Feb 01, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

benloho, Jan 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

KyleRV, Jan 30, 2014
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2.93/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Nice looking amber brew poured in the clear plastic cup. Decent head and plenty of carbonation in the mouth. Kind of a sweetish malt liquor taste, makes me think of rice.

The taste is not so much as a hint of hops but something like pomegranate seeds, even to the bitterish, tannic aftertaste. A hint of sweet Vermouth, salty, a little woody. It makes me think of the flavored brine they soak chicken in that's packaged at the market.

It's funny how the first couple of quick gulps are pleasant but the funny flavors emerge to the detriment of drinkability. From the 12 oz bottle purchased at a Von's supermarket. I'm sure I thought this was New Belgium Shift when I bought it.

mactrail, Jan 28, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

LADYBEAST, Jan 27, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

SuperMario, Jan 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

bcsbeer, Jan 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

NodakEric, Jan 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

wilfonzo, Jan 25, 2014
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3.26/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

From a 16 oz. can, poured a Pale Clear Amber with a generous white puffy head that gave some decent side glass lacing and good retention
Aroma: I get an earthy and bready odor and a touch of caramel.
Malty on the tongue, again just a touch of caramel and provides a slightly dry bitter finish.

Decent, and for a Coor's product that is saying something.

jadpsu, Jan 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

REY_CORTEZ, Jan 24, 2014
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2/5  rDev -33.6%

tdatt43, Jan 24, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

nealbert, Jan 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

cmwilliq, Jan 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

Kerne, Jan 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

RichH55, Jan 22, 2014
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1/5  rDev -66.8%

mikeishere, Jan 22, 2014
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2/5  rDev -33.6%

John_Squires, Jan 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

Petey_the_Quiet, Jan 21, 2014
Third Shift Amber Lager from Coors Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 1,063 ratings.