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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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-07-2001

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Photo of lindsaylandeen
1.02/5  rDev -50.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I was in Golden so of course I had to go! Well, its been a while since I had a coors light, I remember a soapy taste. Well, this time it was very watery. It didn't taste like much and there was no aroma. The overall what no so good but I knew what I was getting myself into.

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Photo of wcudwight
1.03/5  rDev -49.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I had the displeasure of having this one at a Halloween party. It was free, all that was available and I felt I should drink a beer on Halloween. Next time I'll just have water.
Piss yellow with a scant faint fizzy head. Served in a plastic cup.
I would prefer no aroma to the grainy bitter aroma of the Silver Bullett.
At some point in my life I remember eating uncooked corn straight from the cob. That's what this beer taste like.
Water has more body than this beer.
I poured it out at half of a cup. This is bad by even BMC standards. The reason they want you to drink it so cold is to mask the horrible flavors of the beer.

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Photo of pabstsmear
1.03/5  rDev -49.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Oh my this is not good! I just tried this right after a Bud light and found it to be even less drinkable. No real smell to speak of, but taste...hint of banana, slight lemon after taste...hops???, I can't detect them. This is a really bad brew(no where on the can does it say beer).

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Photo of marburg
1.03/5  rDev -49.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I've got a limmerick and a haiku that express everything I could ever want to say about this beer:

There's this thing called Coors Light
that's never tasted quite right.
They claim that it's beer,
but that's a fallacy I fear.
It's more like pee with a bite.

I drank some Coors Light --
terrible, ghastly, painful
flavor in my mouth.

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Photo of nightswatch
1.03/5  rDev -49.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Nothing special to report. There's bad beer and then there's terrible beer. This is somewhere beneath both of them, the bastard child that only advertising and capitalism could produce. Light cheap beer should normally at least go down easy, but the taste here is just foul out of the bottle. Its a bit smoother on draft, but definitely avoid.

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Photo of RedChrome
1.03/5  rDev -49.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Body was crystal clear and a very pale yellow color. One quarter inch white head disappeared almost immediately. Steady streams of carbonation rising rapidly. Minimal lace runs away quickly.

What extremely faint aroma there was in this beer wasn't pleasant. There was a plastic sense coating the vary faint cereal grains. No notable hops.

An extremely light malt was the equivalent of drinking a bottle of lightly flavored water. Not bitterness at all left this overly sweet. Nothing to excite.

Carbonation was overpowering, and the beer ran rapidly off the mouth surfaces.

Just skip this and go on the something else. Wouldn't disrespect food by pairing it with this beer. Avoid this at all costs. Heck, tackle someone else to stop them from drinking it.

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Photo of zuggy9
1.03/5  rDev -49.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This one pours a very light pale yellow with a white head that has no retention whatsoever, with a whispy crown in the end. The carbonation seems to dissapate quickly too. The smell is rather earthy, maybe a bit of corn and rotten feet. The taste is horrendous -- very watery and completely bland. It's starts with a hits of hoppy bitterness and goes flat in the mouth with a bit of a choke to swallow does. The mouthfeel is a bit like thinned out cola, very watery and not filling or refreshing. Sorry campers, this one goes down the drain.

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Photo of MadElf25
1.03/5  rDev -49.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

A. the only reason i gave it a 1.5 cause it comes in a Cold Activated Bottle/Can which is pretty cool, but other then that its nothing special.

S. There is Absolutly no aroma to this beer.

T. Basically its water with 4.2% alcohol in it

M. its just really wet in you're mouth

D. make sure that you are already drunk before you drink it cause then you won't taste it going down

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Photo of kinger
1.03/5  rDev -49.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This was offered to me by my friend yesterday. I've had coors light numerous times in all forms. I have never been a big fan of this beer there is something odd with the taste that I have always disliked. Aroma is of weak malts and corn, appearance is pale light yellow, mouthfeel is thin and watery, and the flavor is simply not good. This is likely my least favorite of major light beers. Will not spend my money on this but will drink it if it's my only option.

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Photo of NWer
1.05/5  rDev -48.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Well, it has some alcohol in it so it has something going for it.
That's about it.
I drink this when I visit my brother-in-law to be polite. He loves the stuff.
Watered down piss - and I'm being generous.
Now, to fill out my 250 characters:
If you pour it in a glass, you have piss in a glass.

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Photo of time01
1.05/5  rDev -48.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Lets just say if I go out with people and they order a Coors Light They go down a notch in my book. I was glad to have one of these beers when I was 16 but it truly is just terrible.
It tastes like urine and smells horrible, the aftertaste makes me want to gag.

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Photo of blacklabel67k
1.06/5  rDev -48.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

A-Pours your typical pale yellow lager color

S-Smells like nothing, literally. I guess you could describe it as dirty water.

T- Like it smells, dirty water, maybe some corn. Really awful taste even for an light lager.

M-Carbonated water.

O-This is the absolute worst tasting light beer I've ever had. Even when I used to only drink light beers this tasted awful. I can't get over how the water tastes dirty, yet they claim to use spring water? Tastes like tap to me, not even. I'll drink it during a night of sessioning but I'd make sure I was well prepared so I didn't have to.

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Photo of bierman2000
1.08/5  rDev -47.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Is it beer or is it water? not the worst beer but pretty close

A = Light straw color clear

S = None maybe faint malt

T = nor refreshing or interesting lacks any depth, maybe rice, best served at 32 in a frozen mug to disguise the nasty aftertaste

M = thin like water so little mouthfeel

D = its poundable only if you want lite taste

IMO with All lite beers drink H2O not lite beer, why spend money on swill.

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Photo of DarkStarCrashes
1.08/5  rDev -47.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

This is bad.

Pours with decent head, but distinctly lacking aroma.

Smell is reminiscent of that of a bird bath... stale, with subtle notes of bird shit.

Tastes like it smells. If you must drink it, make sure its as 'cold as the rockies' so your taste buds are numb.

Mouth feel? Usually happens twice... once at the frat party, and again in the frat house bathroom, with more texture and sour notes.

Overall: buy miller light, or even better, get some Schlitz (the reformulated 60's stuff). Schlitz is actually surprisingly good for a domestic session beer.

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Photo of Monsteruss
1.08/5  rDev -47.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Well, what can I awfull. I normally don't drink these no-taste piss beers, but I thought I'd do one just for BA.
The foam was bubbly, light and dissapated quickly. The smell was that of the foam - I couldn't really smell anything except a hint of light hops. Taste was horrible. I swear I couldn't taste much of anything. The smell was a pre-curser to the taste - nothing with a hint of light hops. It came with the 'Cold Activated' bottle. What a cheap gimmick to get you to buy their beer (if you can call it that). I can imagine their thoughts - we don't know how to make good beer, so we'll get them to buy it through gimmicks and adverts.

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Photo of MrHolland
1.1/5  rDev -46.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Friends drink this sometimes and if offered will not decline. Pours clear yellow piss color. Has a very small head that does not like to stick around. Could not pick up a good whiff of the scent. Taste like... water, guess thats what a real light beer is. Mouthfeel is like carbonated water. Dont buy just drink for free.

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Photo of Rifugium
1.1/5  rDev -46.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

First had: ?

Buy lots and get girls drunk...thus the relatively high rating. Pours light straw, almost colorless, thin, and fizzy. Aroma of stale nothingness. Tastes of...what comes out of a cow after spending too much time drinking from a puddle. :D Light, watery, mouthfeel, and although it goes down like water, it leaves a deathly aftertaste and is to be avoided at all costs. Other than [see first sentence].

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Photo of beershrine
1.1/5  rDev -46.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

I remember slamming these down can after can. Then ending up back at the store for more. Boy, we were stupid back in those days
How much money wasted has never been totaled up thats for sure.
This starter beer is for beginners moving up from water.
I cannot go into flavor profiles for there is none!
If forced to drink make sure its ICE COLD, for as soon as it warms a little, The real taste comes out..OUCH...dishsoap.
For the beginner I would at least recommend BUD.

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Photo of PatYoda
1.11/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

A bunch of friends left a few shitty macro lagers at my apartment, so I figured I would review them. Coors Light is the grand finale. Pours lightest of them all so far. Decent head retention and some lacing. Hardly any smell at all besides a light sulfur smell and some stale grain. Taste is very gross. At least Bud Light had the thoughtfulness to taste like nothing. There are some crisp hops at the end but that doesn't make up for the sickly tasting spoiled grain and sulfur taste. Just terrible.

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Photo of erz316
1.11/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

on tap ad yd tap room, pitcher into pint.

the beer was a light piss yellow and had a bounty of thick white head. the only thing that is keeping the score from a bottom barrel zero is the quantity of the head. the smell was of light corn and metal. th taste was of light corn and carbonation. it is just a watery, super cold, corn bath.

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Photo of beerdeity
1.11/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Coors Light has a very watery taste, with little malt or hop influence. The colour is a very light yellow, and this relates to its light flavour. This beer has so little character, one has to wonder why so many people drink it. It would seem that most drink it to be social, as they feel the need to drink something, and this is the tamest it gets.

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Photo of JayTheFinn
1.13/5  rDev -44.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Worst beer I've ever had. It saddens me when a friend will come over and bring a case of beer or a six-pack and proudly busts out the Coors Light. I'd be happier if they'd brought bottled water.

The look is so pale. The flavor is just plain non-existent. The feel was...slight fizz I guess. I suppose some find it drinkable because it's so flavorless and that's the very same reason I can't drink this stuff. The line needs to be drawn somewhere...and Coors Light doesn't even come close to that line.

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Photo of donkeyrunner
1.13/5  rDev -44.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

"Consistently without eyes to see, those who revel in sewer equally." - Dimmu Borgir

Why not?

Pours a sickly straw color with a white fizzy head. Doesn't look appealing. Constant bubbles coming up from the bottom.

Smells like college. That and acidic Playdoh.

Tastes like hyper-fizzy soda water. Metallic surge with swallow.

How did I used to drink this by the case?

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Photo of Suds
1.13/5  rDev -44.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

I had this beer over the recent holiday weekend. I don't think I've tasted it in many years. It's a pale, clear straw color with a shallow head. No aroma. No beer flavors at all. Very watery. A miserable beer.

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Photo of rye726
1.13/5  rDev -44.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

I think Jason and Todd sum this up well with, "Why Bother?" Most light beers are very similar so if you want one, buy whatever is cheapest. This stuff is yellow with a white head. The smell is of grains, stale yeast and old hops. The taste is unmemorable. Very light if thats what you are after. The body is light and fizzy. Not very drinkable in my book.

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Coors Light from Coors Brewing Company
2.05 out of 5 based on 5,048 ratings.
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