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Third Shift Amber Lager - Coors Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
70
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905 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 905
Reviews: 165
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 17.88%
Wants: 7
Gots: 63 | 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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Miami66

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -0.7%

03-23-2013 01:36:29 | More by Miami66
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tdevo

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

03-23-2013 00:15:38 | More by tdevo
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RoamingGnome

Wisconsin

2.96/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Third Shift Amber Lager

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a shaker pint glass. Served cold.

A) A light amber with about a finger of white soapy head. Decent retention, and some spotty lacing.

S) All I get is grains, and a little whiff of grass.

T) Faint caramel sweetness, toast, butter, grassy hops on the backend.

M) Light bodied with a good amount of carbonation. This is pretty crisp. Finishes dry.

O) This is pretty mediocre. If I'm craving an amber brew, I'll reach for something brewed right here in Wisconsin.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2013 20:56:34 | More by RoamingGnome
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twizzbeatz

Florida

2/5  rDev -33.8%

03-22-2013 02:46:47 | More by twizzbeatz
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kylehay2004

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

03-21-2013 22:47:45 | More by kylehay2004
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ouser31

California

2.94/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 4

ive had this on tap and in the bottle... have to say both are good but I prefer on tap...

goes down smooth and has a great look! hope its comparable to the New Black Crown... !

easy to drink with any food... pick some up if you haven't already... Yummy!

Serving type: on-tap

03-20-2013 23:26:17 | More by ouser31
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mikehillman

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

03-20-2013 22:09:43 | More by mikehillman
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Brewsed

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

03-20-2013 15:29:07 | More by Brewsed
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jkermitj

Mississippi

3/5  rDev -0.7%

03-20-2013 00:57:04 | More by jkermitj
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -0.7%

03-19-2013 03:04:03 | More by DrunkinYogi
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ClintonRalston

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

03-18-2013 21:34:34 | More by ClintonRalston
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RadfordBrewing

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -25.5%

03-18-2013 14:37:51 | More by RadfordBrewing
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livingtodie

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

03-18-2013 02:55:42 | More by livingtodie
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Wendysd

New Jersey

3.78/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Bought this after reading a good review at the beer store. Nice amber color. good pour into tall pint glass. Foamed and reduced to thin layer. Carbonation gives it a little bite. not overly hoppy, slight bitter taste. date on the bottom is jul0113. Nice looking can, No where does it say Coors on it. I might have put it back if I known it was a coors product. But after tasting it, I would not say no if I were offered a can. Not a bad beer, I will enjoy finishing the 4 pack and continue on in finding the perfect beer!

Serving type: can

03-17-2013 21:05:39 | More by Wendysd
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59rockabilly

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +40.7%

03-17-2013 20:07:14 | More by 59rockabilly
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Jones

Virginia

4/5  rDev +32.5%

03-17-2013 04:40:33 | More by Jones
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Ohboy229

New York

3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

03-17-2013 02:56:35 | More by Ohboy229
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Don2013

New York

3.86/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not watery, has some substance, the drinkability quotient is good if you are wanting to have a few and not just a 1 or 2 high value tasting experience.

I have been looking in vain to find any verification that it is a "gold medal award winner." Not listed among the world beer cup winners of 2012. Also could not find it among the winners at the Great American Beer Festival. Another article I read said it was marketed under code name Flor Hosen and won in German style Marzen category. I looked it up and that name was listed as a winner. Awfully close to false advertising...

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2013 21:14:33 | More by Don2013
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dertyd

California

3/5  rDev -0.7%

03-16-2013 20:38:51 | More by dertyd
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bh123

California

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

03-16-2013 08:43:40 | More by bh123
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Falcone

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

03-15-2013 22:09:29 | More by Falcone
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poopsmitherson

Georgia

4/5  rDev +32.5%

03-14-2013 22:24:13 | More by poopsmitherson
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diamondc

Texas

3.6/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

A: Looks great in my New Belgium globe glass. Copper, clear, decent amount of head and some subtle lacing. A steady stream of small bubbles rising to the top.

S: Sticky caramel, wet grains, brown sugar. Actually not that bad.

T: A bit of a metallic twang, but a nice sweet and sticky caramel malt flavor. Reminds me of those caramel flavored rice cakes. Very nutty too. A bit of a 'dirt' like hop note at the end.

M: That metallic twang kind of detracts from the drinkability, but its not offensive enough to not finish if a bottle was in front of me.

O: A good beer from Coors.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2013 03:48:00 | More by diamondc
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schoon

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

03-13-2013 02:10:27 | More by schoon
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Waymore

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +40.7%

03-13-2013 01:23:28 | More by Waymore
Third Shift Amber Lager from Coors Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 905 ratings.