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Coors Banquet | Coors Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
coors.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Coors Banquet is brewed with 100% Rocky Mountain water and Moravian barley from many generations of family farmers. True to its roots, it is brewed only in one place, Golden, Colorado, and nowhere else.

Ingredients: Water, barley malt, corn syrup (dextrose), yeast, hop extract

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-17-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,577
Reviews:
732
Ratings:
2,942
pDev:
28.57%
Bros Score:
3.05
 
 
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30
Gots:
699
Trade:
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3.1/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jonervin26
3/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It is a good all day drinking beer. Better than many other beers of its mass market genre. Has a little flavor, but not much. Pretty average all in all though.

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Photo of LucMcD17
3.12/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jkblr
3.17/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz stubby bottle bb 1/29/18 poured into a vintage Coors balloon glass at fridge temp 5% ABV. The beer pours bright light straw yellow with less that 30 seconds of off white head. No head or lacing remains past one minute. Aroma is straightforward AAL. The taste is a bit sweet with a little fruitiness (presumably from the yeast). Mouthfeel is thin bodied, well carbonated and almost dry with no real bitterness. Overall, ok. Nothing special, but not flawed and laden with off flavors either.

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Photo of eyeet7
3.12/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

By far better than other coors beers. Easy taste. Not a foamy beer, little on the watery side.

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Photo of Redneckwine
2.7/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

24oz tallboy into tulip

Look - About like any AAL out there: that yellow urine thing going on, barely a wisp of head.

Smell - Light crisp and clean cereal grains, but also a touch of metallic and cooked veg.

Taste - All semi-sweet corn-like graininess up front, but ends a little strange like the nose with cooked veg and some odd metallic note. Not as clean as hoped, and a bit astringent. Also, a touch of hop bitterness on the end appears to balance with a hint of grassiness.

Feel - Appropriate for the style, the carb is lively and prickly, but the medium body is very smooth and somewhat creamy. They nailed the feel pretty well, actually.

Overall - Well, I tried to not be a snob and rate this as honestly as possible, and ya know what, it's actually not too shabby. The flavor that's there isn't great, but generally inoffensive and easy-going, and the body is very well done - easily this beers best attribute. Just kinda says "Just a simple beer".

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Photo of Moir1994CT
2.9/5  rDev +12%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Eric_Standard
2.6/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of sglooney316
2.59/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

L: Light yellow, weak foam

S: No smell of hops

T: Taste of corn, rice and other grains, medium carbonation

F: Light to medium

O: The better of the standard Coors lineup.

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Photo of Khaack
2.9/5  rDev +12%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Cuervo_PCB
3.21/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MattMorin
1.75/5  rDev -32.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of tucson_brewson
3.22/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

L - 12 oz stubby bottle poured into pint glass.
Pours a clear golden color, bubbles throughout the session, an inch of white head that dissipates quickly but leaves a decent lacing around the glass.

S - Very faint corn, malt, banana, cereal grain, honey, almost what water would smell like in a weird way. I guess you can truly smell/taste that Colorado water.

T - The malty, creamed corn sweetness is a stand out. A very slight bite of hops, but mostly watered down corn, wheat, rice, and barley.

F - Very light-bodied, highly carbonated, yet smooth and drinkable with a slightly dry finish. Comparable to a PBR.

O - I just remember having this on tap at a show for cheap and it was pretty good. If I'm feeling like a slightly higher alcohol and calorie content are in store, I'd grab a few more of these. Out of all AAL macrobrews, this is probably one of the better ones I've drank. A lot more "flavor" than its lighter version, though I put flavor in quotes because it's still an AAL where the water is a talking point. A true, "honest" beer, as the company says, and a good beer best drank ice cold.

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Photo of BeerSnobsAreUglyLibs
5/5  rDev +93.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of beerrrrr
4.59/5  rDev +77.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of Tstromer
2.89/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ewpass
3.09/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at Montana's. Clear yellow with small head. No nose noticed. Very plain corn-malt with some slight dryness on finish. Decent carbonation.

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Photo of TooGood
2.94/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MVanTryke
2.29/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

At one time this beer was smuggled into east-coast states (1970s). To have 'the banquet beer' meant that you had connections. In my burg it even carried some cachet with the ladies. 'That guy has Coors, the golden beer from Golden [CO]; he must be someone who can get things done.' Ah, if only the delusional fantasy were true ...

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Photo of EMH73
2.72/5  rDev +5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Pours a clear golden yellow with a very poorly retained one inch white head that left no lacing. Smells and tastes of sweet corn, grains and a very slight hop presence. Light bodied, watery mouth feel, highly carbonated but the carbonation fades very quickly. The best thing I can say is that there is no skunky quality to this beer.

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Photo of Kyleissobeer
3.38/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

When looked at as a golden ale (I'm not pro) it has a smooth taste with a small honey like after taste. Definitely the affordable drinkable beer at the pub. *Must be poured in a glass

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Photo of jmay9753
2.95/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Of the american adjunct lagers probably one of the better ones for sure. No its not a excellent beer but surely a drinkable beer.

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2/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of pat61
3.5/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: brilliant straw with streams of rapidly rising bubbles under a thin white cap with poor retention

S: The aroma is low to moderately low. It smells of light grain, white crackers, and a faint hint of bread dough with very light sulfur in the background.

T: flavors are low to medium low and very clean and smooth with a light corn sweetness, very faint fruit and a hint of apple

F: highly carbonated with a very light body

O: as close to nothing as you can get

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Photo of StevenC
4.54/5  rDev +75.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

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Beer rating: 2.59 out of 5 with 2,942 ratings
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