Coors Light | Coors Brewing Company

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Coors LightCoors Light

Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Photo of SaisonRichBiere
1.75/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Cramshawbar
1/5  rDev -51.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Ha, ha, ha. Okay, seriously?
So currently, I am going through a project of rating mass produced beer (and beer like beverages). I rated Bud Light recently, something I never drank before. I had Coors Light in my late teens and didn't like it. And here I go again.
The nose is of your average weasel piss variety, not quite as bad as Bud Light. The pour sounded like sparkling wine, with a display of a most awful colour.
The taste is an absolute joke. At least Bud Light had no flavour. This thing has something lingering in the background and I think it may be corn, but it's merely a distraction from the enjoyment of water.
If any of you drink this on a regular basis, just know that you are not drinking beer. There is nothing here to justify calling this drink a beer. And as far as I am concerned, this product should not be allowed to be marketed as beer. To say nothing about something as moronic as Cold Certified™ Technology. The focus should be on what is inside the can, not outside.
Shame on Coors for producing this and then asking money for it.

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Photo of jmg480
1.73/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of 94rocker1
4.08/5  rDev +99%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Madmike05
1.09/5  rDev -46.8%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Growing up in a predominantly country town, this was a staple beer for many, and drank mostly by those who donned tight wranglers and cowboy hats and boots. Why, I don't know. Perhaps because you can down this like water easily on a hot day and it's inexpensive. I drank many a coors light until I discovered that yes,there is better. Much better.

Pours a standard straw yellow. Smell is almost non existent. Taste is a watered down subtle metallic grain. Mouthfeel is a thin carbonation.Finish is metallic,but clean.

The best description I've heard of this beer was as follows:

"If a nickel could urinate, it would urinate coors light"

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Photo of Iski100
1/5  rDev -51.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of handmuffin
1.53/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

Served from bottle into glass. Pours straw in color, practically transparent with obvious streams of energetic bubbles and a thin suggestion of a pure white head. Very weak almost non existent aroma of light grain, like dry feed corn or old wheat. No hop aroma detectable. Flavor is also weak and again mostly light grain, with a hint of apple juice. No hop flavor detectable. Very low bitterness and a slightly sweet finish. Watery mouthfeel with super high carbonation. Overall this beer is definitely an American adjunct lager: unoffensive aroma and flavor, superbly drinkable and thoroughly boring. But hey, it was free.

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Photo of chriswjr
1.25/5  rDev -39%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of dubnation
1.95/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of EmeraldMist
2.26/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Look - Clear straw color. No head or lacing to speak of.

Smell - A faint sweetness but not much else. Slight metallic or acidic aroma, hard to describe.

Taste - Very mild corn grits, vague sweetness and little to no bitterness. No barley or hop flavors to pick up.

Feel - Thin and watery with ample carbonation. Very easy to drink.

Overall - One of the most popular for the style but one of the worst in my opinion.

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Photo of Strigiform_Witness
2.98/5  rDev +45.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of jeffreyhill021
2.85/5  rDev +39%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Carter_T
1.64/5  rDev -20%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

Photo of BeckHardy
1.96/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Normally drink this straight from the 12 ounce can but for this review it was poured into a mug. A straw golden appearance with lots of bubbles streaming. High carbonation. The head was white and frothy with good retention. A fair amount of lacing left behind. The aroma was very faint. Now the most important part of the review, the taste. Light and not at all bitter. Some very faint hops at the back of the throat. It tasted like beer and not at all bad. The mouth feel was watery and a little thin but the finish was crisp and refreshing. With such a low a.b.v. (about 4%) one could drink a couple and not feel drunk. I know a lot of people rag on this beer as awful but I don't think that is being fair. The beer snobs and they know who they are can kiss my ass. This is a good beer. Not wonderful mind you but not as awful as some people say. I drank this the whole time I was in Wyoming for Frontier Days a few years ago. I would give Coors Light a B. Of course that is entirely my own opinion. On a final note I think "The Bros" need to expand their horizons and stop coming across as snobbish assholes. Again just my opinion l.o.l.

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Photo of Bullyy56
2.47/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

I had Shiner Bock as my first beer instead of a light beer, and I can honestly say this was way easier to drink. Being an American light lager, it doesn't have much in the way of looks and taste, but with that said, this is a proven beer. It's nice to drink with your buddies after a good days work because it's not overwhelming with flavor and bitterness. Obviously an easy drinker to say the least, the corniness of the beer ain't that bad. If I didn't like shiner's cream ale so much, this might have been a go-to beer for me, and still could be with how easy it is to drink. All in all, it ain't half bad.

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Photo of nater919
1.2/5  rDev -41.5%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.25

Photo of jkblr
3.22/5  rDev +57.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

16 oz can bb 5/22/17 poured into a perfect pint glass at fridge temp. Pours a translucent golden color with minimal and very short lived white head. Head is completely gone in 3 minutes even with the nucleation point in the glass. Smell is just a hint of corny AAL goodness. Tastes like light beer. Again, the things that make an AAL are there, just in imperceptible amounts. The carbonation is sharp and the beer does leave a slight soapy/oily coating on the mouth. Overall, no glaring flaws, just not nearly as good as a light AAL can be.

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Photo of CobraDC23
1.34/5  rDev -34.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of eldoctorador
3.25/5  rDev +58.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BobbyMo16
1.66/5  rDev -19%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of MallardDrake
2.87/5  rDev +40%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Timc32
2.75/5  rDev +34.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of johnhudson922
3.08/5  rDev +50.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of adamkpeter
2.59/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of brewnme
1.98/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Coors Light from Coors Brewing Company
2.05 out of 5 based on 5,106 ratings.
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