Coors Light | Coors Brewing Company (Molson-Coors)

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Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company (Molson-Coors)
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 tucson_brewson
2.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

12 oz can poured into pint glass for review (otherwise would drink from can)

L - Pours a near-clear yellow with a white bubbly head that goes away in seconds. Not much else to look at.

S - Not much in smell, either. Metallic grain, grass, straw, some corn, water if it had a smell.

T - Also water, if it had a taste. A slight metallic hop bite, some corn, some malty biscuit sweetness aftertaste but it really dies out quick.

F - Light-bodied, super carbonated, refreshing and chuggable, like most AALs.

O - Not much to analyze here. It's not as good as Miller Lite or Rolling Rock in my book, but at least it's not as awful or bland as Bud Light or Michelob Ultra. It's refreshing when ice cold (the coldest, as advertised) and a good deal on happy hour. I don't think I'd go out of my way to buy this often, but out of all the adjunct lagers, it's passable. It's also my 69th beer review, so all I can say is...nice.

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Photo of ale_addin
2.52/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Rboudreaux85
3.26/5  rDev +60.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of josanguapo
2.18/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

From estucerveza. In Teku glass. Playing GooCubelets The Algoorithm. Absolutely flat, specially in aroma. Water has more smell than this. I think I have never smell something more dull than this

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Photo of SuomenAmerikkalainen
2.68/5  rDev +32%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jacob_daniels
2.92/5  rDev +43.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

very pale, light in color. poured 4 of these into the shitty looking cup i was given for working on some indiana jones movie (they kept telling me it was a holy grill but i am very serious about my bbq to and this aint it) and got big whiffs of tap water and vomit -- not bad. tastes vaguely of bannana and i guess that makes me part monkey because the more of these i drank the more i started to like it and talk agressively with my hands and pretty soon i was throwing shit against the walls which in hindisght was a bad idea cause this is a rental but hey at least i dont own it right? anyway, this is great beer thats low in alcohol so you can have a half rack before you drive your kids to the doctor to get vaccinated (my wife and i want to make sure the kids get autism at a young age because we heard its more serious if they get it later in life)

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Photo of Jesterr44
1.53/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

If you get it cold enough to have it taste like nothing then you're doing the right thing.

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Photo of Vinman29
2.45/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

What to say about Coors Light? This beer is one of the most boring beers ever made. It has less flavor than any other light beer I can think of, other than Michelob Ultra. It is not disgusting, but compared against beers of similar price and mass produced quality, Coors Light falls short. It's not fun to drink, there are lots of bubbles, it doesn't taste good with food in my opinion, and there is no reason to drink it, other than possibly if you are trying to down a 12 pack without getting sick. On the upside, it always tastes fresh, and relatively the same. If Coors Light didn't exist, no one would notice, at least not many, except from a marketing standpoint. The can looks cool to me and the silver bullet marketing, although old, is somewhat timeless and nostalgic. It's hard to hate this beer, as there is nothing wrong with it, but there is not much to like, either. This is the rental car/Holiday Inn Express of beers. It is okay. It hangs out for a long time in the cooler at parties so it ends up being a good leftover beer for working in the yard the next day. But overall it is a letdown. I'm surprised at how much shelf space it gets.

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Photo of Mike_Smelly
1/5  rDev -50.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of WhackoMillah93
2.58/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of MVanTryke
1.44/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

If you ever get into a situation - a most desperate situation no less - where this is the only beer to be had, start taking that long walk ... on that short pier. It's over.

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Photo of Wookieboy1
1/5  rDev -50.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

horrendous....just horrendous. Is it bottled at a sewage treatment plant?

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Photo of wmcgar01
1/5  rDev -50.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of rob-mac
2.66/5  rDev +31%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of jmay9753
1.21/5  rDev -40.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Slightly better than a sharp stick in the eye.

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Photo of sethcroisant
1.13/5  rDev -44.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Photo of dansmcd
2/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of dwarren1969
2/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of mrcraft
3/5  rDev +47.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of puck1225
2.13/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Had it from a can poured into a pint class. Very light yellow with a very short lived head and no lacing to speak of, a few bubbles. Sweet grassy smell. Taste had a hint of banana, very watery. I remember having this on draft and enjoying it more. Maybe an old can?

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Photo of SirFolmarv
1.31/5  rDev -35.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Smells like laundry detergent and a bit of apple. Tastes even worse. A light but of apple peel and not much else. Completely flat on flavor and even the carbonation is way too low to even make it feel enjoyable like a soda. Surprisingly much worse than Keystone light. Looks like a completely flat ginger ale. Exceedingly bad in all respects.

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Photo of heysuz
2/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of bark
3.05/5  rDev +50.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

The colour is pale yellow, the liquid clear. The two finger head is compact and white; it sinks slowly leaving no lacing.

The smell is a bit stronger than I remembered. Sweet notes of cereals. Nothing else, really.
The colour is pale yellow, the liquid clear. The two finger head is compact and white; it sinks slowly leaving no lacing.

The smell is a bit stronger than I remembered. Sweet notes of cereals. Nothing else, really.

The taste starts with a sharp sweetness that gets smoother, passing notes of fresh baked bread. Light to medium body. The aftertaste is very sweet and clean with some bread and light syrup. Sweet bullion in the finish.

The carbonation is medium strong; the small bubbles smooth. The liquid is medium smooth.

A clean and … well, clean American light lager. Not very exciting but they sure know how to brew those beers.

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Photo of choll
3.28/5  rDev +61.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Very smooth going down. Drink it with some food and enjoy.

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Photo of Jackiestander
4.07/5  rDev +100.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Coors Light from Coors Brewing Company (Molson-Coors)
Beer rating: 2.03 out of 5 with 5,208 ratings
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