Coors | Coors Brewing Company

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64
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2,874 Ratings
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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:
Brewing with water, barley malt, corn, yeast and hops.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-17-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,874
Reviews:
710
Avg:
2.71
pDev:
27.68%
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
652
For Trade:
0
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Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
2.98/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

From the can, it pours a light golden color with a modest head. The head slowly reduces to a thin layer. Grainy scent in the nose. The mouth gets a pleasant light grain taste with little to no aftertaste. Refreshing!

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Photo of Stout_Scout
4/5  rDev +47.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NordicHermit
2.35/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Pours from 473 ml can with tremendous carbonation and a 1 inch head that subsides almost immediately. Smells of grains and corn. Taste has that skunky adjunct hit that is common among these beers. Reminds me of my early drinking days, when I started with OV, Molson Canadian, Labatt Blue. However, this is more refreshing and didn't contain nearly as much of the corny aftertaste that is common with those beers. Extremely drinkable - it disappeared almost too fast. All in all, a somewhat positive experience, considering my general disdain for Molson-Coors. Would get a few of these again to enjoy on a summer day, although better 500ml cans can be obtained for a lower price.

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Photo of Holderness
2.63/5  rDev -3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of IBUBrew
2.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of DSelb
3/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Docksidebars
4/5  rDev +47.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ILOVEHAM
2.76/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of caburdette51
1/5  rDev -63.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Golfontap
3.94/5  rDev +45.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MacRodge
1.46/5  rDev -46.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

This is horrific beer. Tastes like piss water. Won't buy it again and won't drink it if given to me for free...

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Photo of Dools9
3.46/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Can, best before June 19th 2017

A: Light golden straw, thick fizzy white head that dissipates quickly.

S: Corn bread, banana, sweet grains, slight grassiness rounds out the aroma.

T: Corn bread, clean water, slightest grassy hop bitterness, semi dry finish with a lingering grainy flavor.

M: Light, smooth body. Soft carbonation. Super crushable.

O: One of the best in the style imo.

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Photo of Jaisell
2.63/5  rDev -3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BdM
2.14/5  rDev -21%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Kriztofuhr
3.94/5  rDev +45.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Look - Poured from a tallboy can, crystal clear yellow, a finger of quickly dissolving white head, loads of carbonation.
Smell - Cornmeal, mineral water, slightly acidic
Taste - Corn grits, thin biscuity malt, good amount of sweetness balanced by subdued hops, very very faint grassy notes. Finishes on the dryer side.
Feel - Light body, loads of carbonation, crisp, dry. Everything you'd want in a lager like this.

Overall - One of my favorites for the style so far. Second only to High Life. Cheap, tasty and refreshing.

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Photo of JustLikeMyDad
2.86/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Sparky44
2.9/5  rDev +7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Skrumpy
3.19/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This beer was the very first for me to taste. At a young age, my grandfather would give me small samples. Anyway, for a widely distributed adjunct lager, it is one of the best. I would drink this over Budweiser any day. It's got decent flavor and it's smooth enough. Refreshing and drinkable. A fine option for a go to beer when there are no craft beers available.

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Photo of meanmutt
2.73/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jsbirnba
2.7/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Coolguy_chris
2.9/5  rDev +7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

As far as the American big name beers go, I think it's okay. I waited u till the ripe age of 34 to try this one primarily because of my dislike of the watery Coors light. I prefer this over Bud and Miller, but I'll stick with PBR for my on hand beer.

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Photo of HopliteMpls612
2.72/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of acmurphy696
2.7/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

This isn't horrible as far as adjuncts go. At least, it has a distinct taste, which in this case is something that hints at corn syrup. Still, it's funny to think that this was a beer so revered during the 70s that it inspired Smokey and the Bandit: a weirdly entertaining film.

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Photo of 94rocker1
4.45/5  rDev +64.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of nstorm2828
3.26/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Rating it for what it is, an economy beer. And it's a damn good one. Pale straw color like most AAL's, nothing to complain about there. Smell is a little off putting, almost stale. Taste is one of my favorite from an AAL; sweet grain, lots of corn on the front note. Mouth feel is solid, maybe a bit too much carbonation. Overall, one of the better economy beers out there taste wise.

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