Colorado Native Amber Lager | AC Golden Brewing Company

BA SCORE
83
good
217 Ratings
Colorado Native Amber LagerColorado Native Amber Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
AC Golden Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
coloradonative.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Colorado Native is a hand crafted lager made with all Colorado ingredients that celebrates the joys of life in Colorado.

Hold up a pint of Colorado Native and drink in its amber lager color, brought to life with pale and caramel malts from our famous Moravian 2-row barley. We painstakingly balanced its malt character against select Chinook, Centennial and Cascade hops to create a perfectly balanced, full-flavored beer. A lager yeast fermentation gives Colorado Native a slight fruitiness, complementing a citrus aroma note from a late kettle hop addition. Everything then comes together to deliver a clean taste and dry finish that is very drinkable by itself, or paired with your favorite foods.

Added by Domingo on 04-05-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
217
Reviews:
61
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
14.25%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
59
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 217 |  Reviews: 61
Photo of TheHopsman
3.51/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zaraspook
3.27/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.72/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BryantForestry
3.44/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sporklift87
3.93/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JetFeather22
1.09/5  rDev -70.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This beer is not how an american amber lager is supposed to taste.. It is hoppy as hell, Amber lagers are supposed to be about the malts, I honestly can't taste much malt with all the hops in the way...

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Photo of ASirahSyrah
3.84/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Gerred
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dbarny76
3.76/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jcarter1221
3.7/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of benloho
3.86/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KLHBB
3.31/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I want so much to love this beer (as a Colorado transplant myself), but there's no magic for me. Maybe once I become a more sophisticated reviewer, I'll be able to articulate the disconnect. It's a nice brown color, big head, it smells of wet dog, and tastes like it came from a can. Not terrible, certainly, but I don't need to taste this again. Hooray for "build your own six packs."

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Photo of dclange
4.25/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of toronadotornado
3.35/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Coors Brewery Tour - Golden, CO - draft

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Photo of jpwobbles
3.69/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mattyrubes
3.49/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of costanzo_mike
3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rossracing
3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kleintime99
3.3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of timweaver9
2.01/5  rDev -44.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.75

Not on the top of my list, kind of a disappointment.

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Photo of MammothTarantula
3.43/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rkarimi
3.88/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ashleydenee
3.14/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.84/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Blazer22
3.59/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Colorado Native Amber Lager from AC Golden Brewing Company
3.65 out of 5 based on 217 ratings.
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