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Third Shift Amber Lager - Coors Brewing Company

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1,066 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,066
Reviews: 171
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 18.27%
Wants: 9
Gots: 137 | 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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3/5  rDev -0.3%

hogrider, Dec 07, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

trytoketchup, Dec 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

TheBeerdedCharmer, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of SonictheBeerhog
3.09/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

I was really suprised on the smell! I was not expecting it to smell so nice and sweet. I took a sip and swore I had tasted this before. I had Dogbite high gravity lager and it tastes similar. However, this is much smoother. As for the appearance it has an amazing color!

SonictheBeerhog, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of Iuseryoucpu
3.14/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

The look i am not sure of drinking straight from the bottle. I never drink lager beer so this is new. Smell kind of sweet like honey very pleasant. Taste the first one was kind of strong for me with a strong aftertaste. I really enjoyed the second easy to drink kinda sweet and for $6.28 for a sixpack that is a great value we can't all drink the best. But i recommend this.

Iuseryoucpu, Dec 06, 2013
Photo of bcapon
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

bcapon, Dec 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

saburky, Dec 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

jdavidk93, Dec 05, 2013
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2/5  rDev -33.6%

scanny24, Dec 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

GRFounder, Dec 03, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

lucasj82, Dec 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

DM1293, Nov 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +32.9%

jdlapera, Nov 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

addiwilliams, Nov 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +24.6%

Benjaminwileketchum, Nov 29, 2013
Photo of Boto
3.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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.

Boto, Nov 27, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

Fluffmeister, Nov 25, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -25.2%

Rekrule, Nov 24, 2013
Photo of lwillitz
3.29/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

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.

lwillitz, Nov 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

pagesofphotographs, Nov 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

JDizzle, Nov 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

dlin0sbb, Nov 23, 2013
Photo of MadScientist
3.39/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

MadScientist, Nov 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

Bandi, Nov 17, 2013
Photo of metter98
3.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 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.

metter98, Nov 17, 2013
Third Shift Amber Lager from Coors Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 1,066 ratings.