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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

876 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 876
Reviews: 164
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 17.88%
Wants: 6
Gots: 53 | 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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JMBSH

Colorado

3/5  rDev -0.7%

07-06-2013 22:31:21 | More by JMBSH
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maplacek

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

07-06-2013 22:28:13 | More by maplacek
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -0.7%

07-06-2013 13:51:58 | More by mrfrancis
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jbierling

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

07-03-2013 17:59:23 | More by jbierling
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BlackBeerDown

Arkansas

3/5  rDev -0.7%

07-03-2013 04:02:47 | More by BlackBeerDown
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Caj1

Texas

2/5  rDev -33.8%

07-02-2013 03:43:58 | More by Caj1
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Hulk_Beer

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Single 12 oz bottle from a store. Coors, really? Wow. They sure fooled me with the rough paper label and "gold medal winning" claims. One should really do research on these things before making assumptions on a company's honesty. Exactly like Bud's Shock Top brand.

Ap- Pours with minimal head using proper pouring. Nice light brown, caramel copper color on this, but the bubblies give away the fact that it's a lager. I got pretty good lacing on the sides.

Sm- The sweet malts and bread. I got lots of bread and wheat.

Ta- A slight grain or husk flavor, the malt and sweetness up front with a backwash of some hop balance. Some type of candied molasses sweetness, like caramel or butterscotch.

Mf- Trademark Lager Light. Watery thin.

I enjoyed this beer. Apparently I need to have more amber lagers, because this is being labeled "average". If that's true, I'm excited for what the future holds for my amber lager experience.

Note: I had a plain old lager from a legitimate craft brewer the other day and I must say the quality there was higher. It's obvious this is a product of a macro. That's a shame.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2013 00:55:21 | More by Hulk_Beer
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vtn

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

06-30-2013 18:22:48 | More by vtn
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dasunder

Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

06-30-2013 03:30:47 | More by dasunder
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chriswbrad

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

06-30-2013 00:36:04 | More by chriswbrad
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anaids

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -0.7%

06-29-2013 21:29:09 | More by anaids
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jimbodude5

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

06-29-2013 11:03:26 | More by jimbodude5
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BigBrewStu

California

2.59/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This beer reminded me of a 40 ouncer of malt liqour. Not tasty. Not enjoyable. I thought it was a craft beer--misleading gold medal award winner on the label--but it is definitely not. It tastes kind of metallic, and has a bad after taste. Drink at your own risk.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2013 05:08:16 | More by BigBrewStu
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sajaffe1

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

06-29-2013 00:08:05 | More by sajaffe1
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Bix

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

06-27-2013 20:47:12 | More by Bix
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BierStein711

Illinois

3.03/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Wow, this brew is a lot like Heineken, meek in flavor and without boldness

Two finger fast reducing head

Smells of beechwood and grain

Taste: smoky, with a sweet malt finish

Mouthfeel: Thin and watery

Overall, this was a decent job by Coors! Yet, this is not going to be a frequent flyer in my refrigerator. Quite frankly, I'd have this over a PBR, Bud, or Miller Lite.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2013 05:43:36 | More by BierStein711
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erialbill

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

06-27-2013 00:12:54 | More by erialbill
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AmishLightning

Illinois

3.66/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

I was quite surprised by this one. Even though the smell gave the expectation of a singular type beer; hit had quite the variety flavor. The hops was an appropriate amount while the a hue of sweetness prevailed at the tail end of each drink. I drank half and used the other half to cook into some burgers. As irrelevant as it may be, the beer added a poppy bitterness to the meat once cooked. Overall, I am impressed that a macrobrew made a good a beer as they did. Congrats to Coors for this one.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2013 01:29:12 | More by AmishLightning
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mckowned

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

06-25-2013 23:03:41 | More by mckowned
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RCLOHR267

Indiana

3/5  rDev -0.7%

06-25-2013 20:04:10 | More by RCLOHR267
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MikeyC37

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +40.7%

06-25-2013 18:16:50 | More by MikeyC37
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Danimal1101

New York

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

06-24-2013 18:15:43 | More by Danimal1101
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

06-24-2013 13:59:44 | More by Segelstrom
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trevorpost

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

06-24-2013 02:27:05 | More by trevorpost
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

06-24-2013 00:31:56 | More by rolltide8425
Third Shift Amber Lager from Coors Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 876 ratings.