Coors Light | Coors Brewing Company

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51
awful
5,088 Ratings
THE BROS
45
awful
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Coors LightCoors Light
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
coors.com

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-07-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,088
Reviews:
1,285
Avg:
2.05
pDev:
36.1%
 
 
Wants:
46
Gots:
1,211
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,088 |  Reviews: 1,285
Photo of OregonMicrobrew
1/5  rDev -51.2%

Photo of marct
1.5/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of TheCondor
1.43/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

The Silver Bullet...another macro beer. I don't care for any of the "light" macro beers in particular, so I'll drink them all and talk about it. However, I did get my beer drinking start on this one, so I'm a little partial to it.

A - Almost transparent yellow color, very little head even after an aggressive pour into a mug.

S - Really nothing at all. A little grain and maybe a hint of hop and bread, nothing much.

T - This is why I got my beer start on this. I goes down like water, really doesn't taste like much at all. There is a slight bread note in there, but if this beer is cold at all it just tastes like cold carbonated water.

M - Clean and crisp. Perfect for mowing the yard or working outside in the heat.

O - It's the Silver Bullet. Ditka endorses it, so there's something to it I guess. Like the other mass-markets, good for parties, tailgating, college, or whenever offered for free.

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Photo of thedemise
2/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of donmonkey1
2.52/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Straw yellow with virtually no head. The head dissapears rapidly with very little lacing. There isn't enough carbonation.

Smell: Faint malt, sweet corn

Taste: Very little taste, sweet corn at the end.

Mouthfeel: good carbonation, watery

This is an excellent thirst quencher, pretty boring, and in desperate need of some type of head.

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Photo of cosmonick
1.5/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of tripledbrew
1.5/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of DoUhave
2/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of rwill2001
1/5  rDev -51.2%

Photo of Duff27
2/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of zhumphrey
1/5  rDev -51.2%

Photo of VictorFranco
1/5  rDev -51.2%

Photo of djtomain
1.5/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of Zachtheporter
2.28/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Normally I wouldn't review a beer like this scince it is so common that almost everyone who drinks beer has tried it at some point. The only reason I am doing it is to see how it compares to Batch-19 witch is a Adjunct lager also made by Miller/Coors.

Taken from notes written 6 days ago.

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Stella Artois chalice.

A- A super light honey yellow. This is an incredibly clear beer. Upon pouring into a glass a white, light yet incredibly frothy head appears and then dissipates right away, leaving an incredibly thin/barley noticeable ring of bubbles around the edges of the glass. Although this is an incredibly clear beer there are very few bubbels visible rising to the top and the ones that are there are very sparse and spaced apart.

S- The aroma is just slightly hoppy and is somewhat skunky. One could even describe the smell as being sour or tart. This is truly the average aroma of "beer". It's what many a bar or house party end up smelling like by the end of the night. The aroma is very crisp and even smells a bit like pears. Although this is a light lager there is a scent of alcohol.

T- Slightly bready and somewhat sour. While finishing with a slightly sweet/fruity taste. There is a very slight alcohol taste to this beer. The hop and malt flavors are incredibly equal and balanced. The flavor is a little reminiscent of pears or sourdough bread.

M- Very smooth, light bodied, light/medium carbonation. Very crisp.

O- This beer is better than I remember it being, however scince I have started to drink craft beer I have begun to lose my taste for this style of beer in general. A very well balanced and stable beer.

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Photo of Cramerican
1.5/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of joshwalt
1.5/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of ChaseTheAce
1/5  rDev -51.2%

Photo of JohnnyMc
1/5  rDev -51.2%

Photo of Scottie22
3/5  rDev +46.3%

Photo of BMMillsy
1/5  rDev -51.2%

Photo of garyford
2/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of Marti403
1.24/5  rDev -39.5%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Not much of an appearance with about a 1" head that quickly disappears. Smells like watered down...water beer. Taste like a normal american pilsner which lacks much flavor or imagination. Really crisp and tastes pretty much how it smells and looks. Let's face it, this is a drinking game beer so leave it for the tailgates or beer pong. Unless of course it's free, then the "free beer" rule applies. Of the big 3 BMC products, this is my least favorite.

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Photo of PeteRiz
2/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of jwmarcum
1.5/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of animal69
2/5  rDev -2.4%

Coors Light from Coors Brewing Company
2.05 out of 5 based on 5,088 ratings.
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