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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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993 Ratings

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Ratings: 993
Reviews: 168
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 18.27%
Wants: 10
Gots: 95 | 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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2/5  rDev -33.6%

Kevin_Chapman, Sep 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +8%

Onenote81, Sep 03, 2013
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2/5  rDev -33.6%

Rgalvin, Sep 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

tdm168, Aug 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

MichPaul, Aug 30, 2013
Photo of robertjskelton
3.75/5  rDev +24.6%

robertjskelton, Aug 30, 2013
Photo of clayrock81
3.33/5  rDev +10.6%

Poured a somewhat reddish gold, more gold than red, good head but not really any lace. I get a grainy maltiness for an aroma with a touch of sweet malt. Beer is easy to drink, not too rough, more grainy pils-like malt and some bitter hops than any sweetness or anything. Not an amber lager in my opinion despite the name. Nothing really much going on although for a macro it's not too bad (that's a backhanded complement).

clayrock81, Aug 28, 2013
Photo of BigDaddyJohn
3/5  rDev -0.3%

BigDaddyJohn, Aug 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

vpoxon, Aug 27, 2013
Photo of NiceTaps
2.63/5  rDev -12.6%

16oz can in a pint glass. I chose this over standard BMC and import offerings at a shore beach bar, reluctantly.
A- Amber? Ok, if you say so. More dirty golden color to me. It did have a big fluffy 2-finger head, off-white. Plenty of lacing. Bubbles.

S- Like any old AAL but with a more noticeable alcohol nose. Lots of damp musty bread.

T- All malt in the form of more wet bread.

M- Some body here. Slippery and fizzy. Some bite, too.

O- I should've gone with Corona.

NiceTaps, Aug 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

st9647v3, Aug 25, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

En29356, Aug 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

JamesStreet, Aug 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

GMan, Aug 23, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

ssoulf, Aug 23, 2013
Photo of spokeydonkey
3.56/5  rDev +18.3%

Poured into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass. Light copper color with thin white head on it. A lot of streams of tiny bubbles. Crystal clear.

Light toasted malt aroma. No hops or alcohol. No fruitiness.

Clean with some light caramel notes. A hint of bitterness. Not too much stands out. Definitely a Vienna lager, but somewhat muted.

Medium-light body with a lot of effervescence.

Overall, a bit too muted for my taste. For a cheap beer, it's good, but it doesn't stand out amidst craft beer.

spokeydonkey, Aug 22, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

doucmehu, Aug 20, 2013
Photo of callmeclemens
3.24/5  rDev +7.6%

A good beer after a long hard day of work. Drank right from the sixteen ounce can. Nice, smooth and light, nothing to right home about, but I would definatley consider adding this to the list of go to cheap beer I keep in the fridge because hey, I can't afford the outstanding stuff all the time.

callmeclemens, Aug 19, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Wrex68, Aug 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

Sparrow_Feather, Aug 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

jmbs, Aug 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

ranger7, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of woosterbill
3.39/5  rDev +12.6%

12oz bottle, courtesy of my friend's dad.

A: Clear copper body under a finger of fine, off-white head. Mediocre retention, good lace. Solid.

S: Simple, clean malt presence. Bread and caramel, with a hint of herbal hops and some lager yeast. Not exciting, but not bad either.

T: Spicy and sweet, with toastiness and some fruitiness joining the caramel malt and leafy hops. Clean, yeasty finish. Ok.

M: Soft, creamy medium body. Excellent.

O: I wanted to hate this, being a Coors faux-craft-ish thing, but it really wasn't bad. Just an approachable amber lager.


woosterbill, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of acurtis
2.25/5  rDev -25.2%

acurtis, Aug 16, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

Yesdog, Aug 16, 2013
Third Shift Amber Lager from Coors Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 993 ratings.