Coors Extra Gold | Coors Brewing Company

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67
poor
296 Ratings
THE BROS
76
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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bitterbill on 09-06-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
296
Reviews:
94
Avg:
2.76
pDev:
29.35%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
29
For Trade:
0
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Photo of sparx1100
2.25/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of hardy008
2.55/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - A golden color with a light foamy head which quickly disappears.

Smell - Malt and grains are the most noticeable.

Taste - Tastes clean. Grains malt and some hops are present. Somewhat sweet

Mouthfeel - Crisp and clean. Light bodied.

Drinkability - Not bad for a mass produced beer.

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Photo of Hopmodium
1.75/5  rDev -36.6%

Photo of Kahlerbock
1/5  rDev -63.8%

Photo of Durandal_777
1.25/5  rDev -54.7%

Photo of Rayek
3/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Gold with incredible clarity and minimal carbonation. Fizzy white head sticks around for a minute or two. After that, we have gold colored water with a few bubbles in it. Left no lace.

S: Mild. A little bit of apple and a little bit of hay. Certainly inoffensive, if nothing else.

T: Clean, and crisp with a bit more punch than regular Coors. Malt flavor consists of a mix of straw and rice. Bitterness balances with a tart apple flavor. Finishes with very little aftertaste.

M: Light body actually has some substance to it. Carbonation level seems right.

D: Certainly more interesting than regular Coors. Sort of a Coors on steroids. An OK beer, but not worth a revisit.

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Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.99/5  rDev +44.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

The beer is extra gold, literally. It has a nice light copper color to it with slowly rising bubbles. A fizzy white head dissipates quickly to a breath of bubbles. No lacing.

The beer smells slightly metallic with a sweet malt presence and some rich bready grains.

The beer starts off with a touch of the typical metallic adjunct lager notes. The body is composed of toasted grains, sweet malts, and barley. The finish is a touch bitter from the hops that adds balance.

The mouthfeel is light and carbonated.

Overall, this is my #1 camping beer when I go to Colorado. I think it's a great tasting AAL for the price point.

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Photo of mpalestino
2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of Bouleboubier
3.9/5  rDev +41.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

(12 oz can, poured into my Chouffe tulip)

L: crystal-clear, light-orange amber liquid... tight sudsy foam that fizzles away immediately, but somewhat slowly... no head retention or lace

S: mildly toasty, pale malt emphasis with a pleasant intensity of yeast and alcohol esters, maybe even some faint hop aroma... overall, a fine beery smell

T: relatively full malt presence with an overlying dry, grassy flavor, subtle fruity-sweet edge, and cracker-y, granola tinged finish... nearly bone dry, very mellow aftertaste with a touch of the alcohol and esters lingering behind

F: light to light-medium body - think soft, carbonated mineral water... mellow fizziness (best drunk from can if you want more zap! on your palate, which I often prefer with these beers)... the follow through and finish doesn't leave you terribly refreshed, though it's nice how dry it is

O: one could almost but not quite mistake this for a German macro lager... nice yeast profile and malt flavor (perhaps the glass enhanced these qualities?)... I'd be curious to compare this side-by-side with Miller High Life and Bud

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Photo of budgood1
3.47/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

pours out of the can a goldish/copper/bronze colour with a thin fine head, disappearing quickly but supported somewhat by active carbonation. slight malt aroma, some adjunct notes as well. taste is a light mix of genuine barley malt and grainy flavours...which makes the gesture of hiding any real adjunct tastes. a bit of hopping adds some bitterness in the back end. not bad. the body is of the usual macro lagerish sort with a slight hint of something more. mouthfeel is crisp and clean with a residual sweetness. drinkability is very good for a mass produced american lager.

more overall malt flavour than the usual macros, and WAY better than regular coors. a nice switch up in the rotation of bud, high life, PBR, etc. for my macro swilling.

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Photo of mikeg67
2/5  rDev -27.5%

Photo of Squire123
3.3/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Canned Colorado Sunshine.

I've consumed enough Coors products over the years to have a basis for opinion and this one's pick of the litter. Coors Banquet with more stuffing, just a richer, rounder, more fully flavored product. Not a Munich Helles or anything like that but if you're in the mood for Coors this is the one to get. Shame it isn't very widely distributed.

I wouldn't travel across State lines to get it but I would go across town in the rain.

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Photo of Sellen
1.5/5  rDev -45.7%

Photo of marc77
2.16/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Clear light golden hue topped by a quickly settling head. Light graininess and cooked corn in aroma, but is otherwise clean and unappealing. The overall bland flavor is dominated by corn sweetness... hop bitterness is virtually nonexistant, while both hop and malt flavors are absent. Very watery mouthfeel. Finishes abruptly, not unlike seltzer water... I feel like I haven't even had a beer. Other than a pronounced corn flavor, there's absolutely nothing noteable about this brew, but I guess that's the point.

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Photo of gonzo000
2.25/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of KJ2013
3/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of MisterKilderkin
2.27/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of StaveHooks
3.5/5  rDev +26.8%

Photo of TimoP
2/5  rDev -27.5%

Photo of Wer34truh
3.07/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pretty good example of the style. Much better than the regular Coors, and one of my favorites in the 'cheap crappy beer'-category. Has a satisfying malt undertone, with some sweet grassy after-flavors.

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Photo of mmulebarn
1.75/5  rDev -36.6%

Photo of Frozensoul327
3.26/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I tried this stuff as i had never heard of it, and it was 11.99 for a 30 pack. I was quite suprised, as this stuff was very gold in color and had (GASP) real flavor! It reminded me of coors original, and for the most part was, with the exception of a smoother element and not much of a head. Overall, it's not a bad beer by any standards. If you are a coors fan, give it a try.

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Photo of Budinetz
3/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of chrispoint
1.5/5  rDev -45.7%

Photo of Sixpoint
2.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Coors Extra Gold from Coors Brewing Company
2.76 out of 5 based on 296 ratings.
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