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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:
#44,827
Reviews:
737
Ratings:
2,955
pDev:
28.57%
Bros Score:
3.05
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
703
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 2,955 |  Reviews: 737
Photo of ICTguy21
2/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

My review in a nutshell: taste like poverty.
Found one lurking in the fridge and decided to give it a go. Thin white head dissipated quickly. Pale Amber in color with a faint sweet smell. Carbonation was strong. Taste wise it was watery with that classic cheap beer flavor. Next to no aftertaste though. Overall there's not much to hate about this beer but there's not much to love either. A pretty inoffensive brew, not good but you could do worse for an aal.

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Photo of Nace4
2.49/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Brucebeernut
3.68/5  rDev +42.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of TPZEM
2.59/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Beer pours a deep golden yellow color with two fingers of foamy white head that dissipates almost immediately. The beer that comes from the Rockies disappoints me in a few ways... One, in that the "banquet" beer doesn't seem to hold it's carbonation or stature at all. Second, in that the beer has next to no flavor. Very minute corn taste with a bit of sweet notes after the initial swallow. Certainly not swill; not even the worst beer I have tried to date. Just not a good beer. There are better options for similar costs, and in today's economy, who can blame for trying to save money and get better flavors elsewhere?

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Photo of AlexeiRoquentin
3.71/5  rDev +43.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of davidward
1/5  rDev -61.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Rocky Mountain pee.

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Photo of KeyWestGator
3.25/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kparamon
4.85/5  rDev +87.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is probably one of the best mid-budget domestic lagers one can find. Pours golden yellow into a lager glass with an inch foam that quickly fades. Carbonation from the bottom continues for a long time. This beer tastes better poured cold into a tall lager or pilsner or even chalice type glass. Unlike coors light, this one is brewed only at one location, Golden CO using rocky mountain water. Very good overall considering this being a mass produced domestic lager. This beer is making a great comeback too......Good job Coors

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Photo of PMarcy78
3.03/5  rDev +17%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of CreedeSon
3.37/5  rDev +30.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of crawmcgraw
1.78/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of BRuhman
3.07/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Really notice the strong caramel sweetness. Refreshing but not my favorite AAL

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Photo of cknoch
3.34/5  rDev +29%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ryan565952
3.36/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Not everyone wants to spend a lot of money when they want to relax with a few beers. When you don't want to spend a lot you are kind of limited at the store, when it comes to cheaper beers you've got your Budweiser, coors, miller, Dos Equis, ect. And as far as those types of beers good this is pretty good. I personally can't stand Budweiser so I decided to try banquets a while back and I really enjoyed them. This is a very drinkable beer with a pale yellow color. Upon pouring it has a light foam head that as many other reviewers have noted dissipates very quickly. The beer itself has an aroma of wheat corn and alcohol. The flavor is very similar, a light corn flavor with an aftertaste of alcohol. It's not bad, I totally reccomend it.

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Photo of cgrunin
2.91/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of BellinghamBiker
2.32/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of baldy00
2.33/5  rDev -10%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BearBrewing
2.72/5  rDev +5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

As unappealing as it is to look at or to smell, this is a surprisingly decent beer. It's heavier than most other AAL's but is very drinkable in the simplest of ways. The mouthfeel is creamy with a taste that consists mostly of grain and perhaps a little rye bread. I would only place a 'Gansett above this in terms of AAL's.

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Photo of Sam106
2.83/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jagada
2.5/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of WaveDragon
2.93/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Photo of brenn79
2.67/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours clear golden with a small head that reduces immediately leaving a thin collar. Aroma is generic beer, grassy, corn. The taste is smooth, grassy, little hops, sweet yet somewhat dry finish. This is obviously a mega pale lager, but actually this is pretty smooth and refreshing, and i still drink on occasion while up camping. It is what it is.

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Photo of poisoneddwarf
1.93/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Backlog. 16 oz can. More flavor than your average macro, but it's an obvious assembly line beer. Flavors of straw and corn are most prominent.

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Photo of Premo88
3.93/5  rDev +51.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

16 oz. can poured into pilsener
(Aug. 28, 2017 best-by date)

L: clear yellow, pushes up over 1-inch tall head of white foam that sticks a little; looks flat by AAL stands, very little activity in glass though it does keep a fluffy white collar of foam and some skin; no major sticking or lacing

S: peach, peach kolache, very sweet and almost bready; hint of house paint

T: sweet grain, slight bread malt, rice ... very clean ... about half a drop of watered-down lemon

F: flat by AAL standards, quite soft though a bit heavier than lightweight ... and all of that's relatively, for it's still basically light and crispy

O: compared to this beer's light brother, it's fantastic ... loads of flavor, a decent enough aroma ... not bad; compared to other AALs, it's no better than slightly above average, though I would love drinking this at a ballgame or other sporting event; its good enough to be in my rotation of drinkers

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Coors Banquet from Coors Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.59 out of 5 with 2,955 ratings
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