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Third Shift Amber Lager - Coors Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
70
okay

1,022 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 1,022
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 18.27%
Wants: 10
Gots: 118 | 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 USAF77
3.99/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is a very good Lager. Im not going into details, just leave it to say that the positive things drinkers are saying about it I would say only with a higher rating. This Lager delivers.

Even better its often on sale. Its officially my "sale Lager". Its a great lager with food.

USAF77, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of Talbott92
3.11/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I figured it to be on the same level as blue moon so I wasn't dissapointed.

It's very drinkable, kind of like a watery boston lager except significantly less bitter. It's a little thick on the tongue, but hey a very drinkable and fairly decent beer from coors. I wouldn't trade my Sam Adams for it but I could definitely drink it again.

Talbott92, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of Shakydog68
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Shakydog68, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of brandonld23
3/5  rDev -0.3%

brandonld23, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of CaptJackHarkness
3.09/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

From a one pint can, undated.

Bready , sweet aroma. Pours an orange amber body with full but short lasting beige head. Head quickly turns to thin oily film, no lacing. Taste follows nose, sweet and Bready. Acidic aftertaste. If I could use a one word description : Meh!

CaptJackHarkness, Oct 31, 2013
Photo of StJamesGate
2.89/5  rDev -4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

On draft at Shannon Pot, Long Island City.

Pale and lagery.
Cereal nose.
Thin caramel malt and mild spice hops.
Crisp, light, fizzy.

I ordered this as the only non-macro option at a corner bar under the train tracks, but thought it was barely craft beer. Lo and behold, it's Coors in sheep's clothing. A fine argument for transparency in labelling, though the taste will tell you every time.

Watered down Sam Adams Lager, at best.

StJamesGate, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of FFATS
3/5  rDev -0.3%

FFATS, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of Archimetez
3.01/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A: nice amber color, minimal cream color head
--bottle is nicely done and stands out on a self with brown paper bag like label with blue print

S: heavy malt smell, otherwise unremarkable

T: Caramel and barley malt

M: smooth but nothing special

O: Nothing special... but I would drink it again if nothing else was available

Archimetez, Oct 29, 2013
Photo of geryeb624
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

geryeb624, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of DoubleMalt
3.25/5  rDev +8%

DoubleMalt, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of mtc23
3.25/5  rDev +8%

mtc23, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of agsourdough1
4/5  rDev +32.9%

agsourdough1, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of 52P48
3.25/5  rDev +8%

52P48, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of Azpittil57
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Azpittil57, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of bralston345
3/5  rDev -0.3%

bralston345, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of Cavanaghty
3.19/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Served on tap in a frosted pint glass.

Appearance: Slightly darker amber color with a thin white head.

Smell: Mild hops, sugars and grains.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth light to medium bodied. Taste was mild hops and grains.

Overall: Decent brew but nothing special. It was good good with my burger I had, easy to drink.

Cavanaghty, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of tommy5
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

tommy5, Oct 24, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Bouder32, Oct 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

automorphicme, Oct 23, 2013
Photo of longisland1983
3.25/5  rDev +8%

longisland1983, Oct 22, 2013
Photo of Smithperson
2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Smithperson, Oct 21, 2013
Photo of JJStout83
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

JJStout83, Oct 18, 2013
Photo of tballinger
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

tballinger, Oct 17, 2013
Photo of Guitars_and_beer
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Guitars_and_beer, Oct 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

TR0219, Oct 13, 2013
Third Shift Amber Lager from Coors Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 1,022 ratings.