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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

899 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 899
Reviews: 165
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 17.88%
Wants: 7
Gots: 61 | 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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jharris0624

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

05-07-2013 20:34:51 | More by jharris0624
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Beefytits4

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

05-07-2013 13:55:50 | More by Beefytits4
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Bookseeb

Washington

2.69/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance has a golden amber color supporting a fair dissipating head leaving nill lace. Smell of adjunct grains and mild hop. Taste is grainy, slightly sweet with big adjunct flavor. mouthfeel is light with good carbonation. Probably the one and only time I'll give this one a try.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2013 00:20:47 | More by Bookseeb
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CSFerrier

Kansas

3/5  rDev -0.7%

05-05-2013 17:56:49 | More by CSFerrier
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Bubba569

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

05-05-2013 17:38:08 | More by Bubba569
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GFD400

New York

3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

05-05-2013 01:04:04 | More by GFD400
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

05-04-2013 21:46:06 | More by ZEB89
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bubseymour

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +40.7%

05-04-2013 21:22:31 | More by bubseymour
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fishguyac

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

05-04-2013 18:34:43 | More by fishguyac
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MGodduclan5

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

05-04-2013 02:34:26 | More by MGodduclan5
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SFC21

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

05-03-2013 23:59:27 | More by SFC21
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jjamadorphd

Florida

2.98/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Three is my favorite number - I wish I could say the same for this beer.

Third Shift Amber Lager pours out a very nice, golden color with racing bubbles all the way to the surface. It produces a nice light-tan head, pillowy, with a little staying power. The head, though, does have good lacing. The smell was the first thing that turned me off - pure hops, which would not bode well for me in just moments when I would try it. Its mouthfeel was surprising, a nice mix of carbonation and thick liquidy taste that I did enjoy. But, the most important of all the categories, the taste, was simply disappointing. The bottle says "Amber Lager", but the darn thing tastes like an IPA. Had a second bottle and...yep, again, IPA taste. Not high on list of beer types.

Overall, it's a pretty decent beer, but nothing overly spectacular to give it above average.

If you drink, don't drive, and if you drive, for cyrin' out loud - don't drink...stay safe...

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2013 22:27:41 | More by jjamadorphd
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Artjsantos

Ohio

3/5  rDev -0.7%

05-03-2013 14:25:08 | More by Artjsantos
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civicm87

New York

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

05-01-2013 23:07:48 | More by civicm87
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tnflyguy

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

05-01-2013 23:02:48 | More by tnflyguy
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bscalt

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -0.7%

05-01-2013 17:56:30 | More by bscalt
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echophone

Michigan

4/5  rDev +32.5%

05-01-2013 00:18:34 | More by echophone
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Hines219

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +40.7%

04-29-2013 18:13:21 | More by Hines219
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Cvescalante

Texas

3/5  rDev -0.7%

04-29-2013 03:03:53 | More by Cvescalante
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

3.19/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A - Pours a golden copper that is crystal clear. It has very little head. What is present is fluffy white but it disaptes quickly and leaves very little lacing. It does have a overall nice color.

S - It smells very grainy. Not ven malty...but grainy. There is a slight grassy and raisen aroma.

T - Very nice malt flavors upfront folloewd by a big biscuity finish. There are slight toffee undertones throughout.

M - Quite lite for this style beer and just in general. Very easy to drink and creamy feeling

O - Its pretty much what I anticiapted. Very nice tasting beer and very easy to drink. There is just nothing that sticks out though. Not really a very memorable beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 22:50:10 | More by Goosehunter75
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Stalgondo

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

04-28-2013 09:52:56 | More by Stalgondo
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BTFU

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

04-28-2013 05:27:05 | More by BTFU
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HalfFull

California

3.03/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Twist off bottle poured into a pint glass, the Third Shift pours a clear golden with a half inch of foam and very light carbonation in the liquid. Moderate retention as a result.

Aroma is clean and grainy with a light hint of vienna malt character and a faint touch of hops. Warming does expand the hop experience with some agitation, yet seems oddly out of place overall. Taste is dry with a hint of caramel up front and offers a coarse and grainy finish. Lacking as for depth as a Vienna Lager but an easy quaff for a medium bodied lager. Light and smooth feel, simple and without any defects. Average.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 04:28:16 | More by HalfFull
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snowsurfer422

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

04-27-2013 15:27:00 | More by snowsurfer422
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avisong

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

04-27-2013 01:02:17 | More by avisong
Third Shift Amber Lager from Coors Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 899 ratings.