Keystone Ice | Coors Brewing Company (Molson-Coors)

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company (Molson-Coors)
Colorado, United States
millercoors.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-16-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#45,397
Reviews:
168
Ratings:
751
pDev:
39.53%
 
 
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Ratings: 751 |  Reviews: 168
Photo of warpedrevolution
2/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of UncleBausta
1.5/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of corywalston
3.39/5  rDev +97.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BeerBobber
2.95/5  rDev +71.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a light golden color with two fingers of a white colored head that crashes quickly into the beer.

Smell is like sweet corn. Also picking up like a grainy texture to the scent.

Taste is very light. The beer taste is so light that the only thing I pick up is a lot of grainy corn sweetness.

Mouth feel is a bit spicy with the carbonation prickling the tongue. The beer is very light and has a bit of a slick finish to it. Luckily the taste does not linger on.

This is not going to be one of my more highly rated ice beers. I like a bit of corn sweet in my regular Coors Banquet beer but this one goes over the top. Now I do love sweet corn but this is not a pleasent sweet corn flavoring. Perhaps when they applied the ice brew method it amped up that grainy corn.

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Photo of rsteeves97
1.08/5  rDev -37.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Stout_Scout
2.7/5  rDev +57%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

its just beer

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Photo of JohnDon
1.25/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of BlueTomorrow
1.29/5  rDev -25%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Colonist97
2.23/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

My first time trying this beer. So first impressions is that it is an average beer. It is golden in color and the taste is very generic and metal tasting. The mouth feel is very hoppy and loud. Overall this beer is great in value and price. The alcohol content is as expected. But KSL is just a painfully average beer. Good for college students wanting to get a buzz.

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Photo of John-Richey
1.25/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.75

Photo of wifiboi
1.87/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of blissfulNemo
1.83/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Futbolmanby
1/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of DarrellFine
3.53/5  rDev +105.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had it a million times before, but let's review... Ever so slightly darker than the light version with a faster dissipating head. Actually not half bad. Less than two fingers on an aggressive pour into a glass, darker golden hue. Sweetish on the nose. Smells much better than the Light version. Baked bread, slight sugar cookies, very slight. No adjuncts or corn, maybe a bit of rice (?). Nothing special, but definitely not unpleasant. Taste is SLIGHT banana, breadish, again, sweeter than the light. Mouth feel is a bit slicker and more even. I would absolutely say that I would take the ICE version over the light any day of the week. Of course, if you aren't a fan of anything heavier than a light beer, this will not suit your palate. And nothing against that. I happen to be an ICE style fan when it is done right. And I feel this is better than Natty or Bud Ice any day.

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Photo of PMakowski
3.33/5  rDev +93.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I had never had this before so i had no expectations. I knew it would taste similar to Coors because it is brewed by them. The look is the basic straw color you get with macro's. I actually like the smell of these beers, it smells like creamed corn and buttery rice.
Taste was very similar, tastes a lot like rice and corn. Little bit of sweet bread on the back. Fairly carbonated like most Macro's. There is a bit of a frosted feeling in the throat after a few of these. No extreme flavor profile but I don't expect that with a low-priced beer. This is not great for the taste compared to craft beer but it is most excellent on very hot days, very refreshing ice cold. 5.9% ABV perfect for lawn games. Give this a solid B for the value, price, refreshment, and drinkability.

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Photo of Dalkri
5/5  rDev +190.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of depechemode1983
2.46/5  rDev +43%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Clear golden straw color. highly carbonated. Head is white with decent retention. No lacing on the glass.

The Nose is metallic with sweet corn. Also picking up a fake lemon type sourness.

Taste is a bit harsh. Its overly sweet and chemical tasting. Not getting any hop profile of course. Not the worst Ive had.

Mouthfeel could stand to be lighter. Carbonation is typical. Lots of it.

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Photo of superspak
3.38/5  rDev +96.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

24 ounce can into lager glass, best before 9/24/2018. Pours crystal clear medium golden yellow color with a 1 finger fairly dense and fluffy white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin spotty lace cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Good appearance. Aromas of cracker, corn, white bread, light biscuit dough, and mild herbal/grassy earthiness. A bit too fruity aromas, but not overwhelming. Okay aromas with pale malt/corn and light earthy hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of cracker, corn, white bread, light biscuit dough, and light herbal/grassy earthiness. Mild herbal, grassy, spicy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of cracker, corn, white bread, light biscuit dough, and light herbal/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice robustness of pale malt/corn and light earthy hop flavors; with a nice malt/bitterness balance; and zero cloying/astringent flavors after the finish. Fairly crisp/clean finishing. Nicely clean on lager flavors, not too fruity. Lightly increasing dryness from lingering bitterness. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately bready/grainy, and lightly sticky mouthfeel that is good. A bit thin, but not watery feeling. Mildly increasing lingering alcohol warmth of 5.9%. Overall this is a solid iced pale adjunct lager. All around good robustness of pale malt/corn and light earthy hop flavors; smooth, crisp, clean, and pretty refreshing to drink for the ABV. Clean pale malt/grain flavors and decent earthy hop balance. Just a bit too much corn notes I thought, but otherwise pretty tasty. Pleasant and enjoyable.

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Photo of wejohnsn
3/5  rDev +74.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

this is a very light and refreshing brew. I could drink this nectar all day long. Nothing from Coors has ever disappointed me. This is easy to drink and a can goes down faster than I would expect.

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Photo of Richie_C_Johnson
1.48/5  rDev -14%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Foxman27
1.81/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of natew73
2.44/5  rDev +41.9%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

For what it is it's great. I'm an IPA guy. I love hoppy balanced beer. But this is a cheap decent beer. I like it better than natural light. If you're in college or want a cheap beach/pool beer you can't beat it. 30 stones for less than $15? Hell yeah!

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Photo of CIBoy10
1.2/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Photo of choll
4/5  rDev +132.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very sweet smell right off the bat. Very smooth drinking and refreshing. I’ll definitely buy again and again.

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Photo of HighlandCraftsmn
3/5  rDev +74.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Keystone Ice from Coors Brewing Company (Molson-Coors)
Beer rating: 1.72 out of 5 with 751 ratings