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Coors Light | Coors Brewing Company

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2.03/5
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5,173 Ratings
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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:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-07-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,581
Reviews:
1,307
Ratings:
5,173
pDev:
36.45%
Bros Score:
1.77
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
1,267
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 5,173 |  Reviews: 1,307
Photo of LXIXME
2/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of largadeer
1.63/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

24 oz can received for free from a friend, couldn't turn down the chance to try this bad boy. Decided to defile my beautiful Moonlight Brewing Co. imperial pint glass with this one. Pours a pale shade of yellow, clear as can be. Despite the enormous amount of carbonation visible in this beer, the head dissipates in about 15 seconds; pretty hilarious. The nose is faintly malty and sweet, a bit chalky as well. Light enough that I can't really describe it better. The taste is similarly bland and watery, faintly sweet for a moment with a bit of cooked corn. The finish is clean as can be, no bitterness whatsoever. Blah. By the way, what the hell is a cold activated can?

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Photo of Boone757
2.5/5  rDev +23.2%

Photo of zestar
2/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of mothman
1.9/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Poured into Sam Adams Sensory Glass.

Color is a clear straw light yellow. Carbonation bubbles stick all around the glass. Pours a 1 and 1/2 finger head that fizzles down instantly.

Aroma is grainy and metallic-like.

Taste is pretty much the same thing, except more heavy of the metallic taste. Nothing that I am enjoying.

Mouthfeel is very very crisp. High Carbonation. Light bodied. Ends with a sticky grainy aftertaste.

Overall, I am glad I got this from a buddy. I would never buy it. I will definitely stay away from this one.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
3.15/5  rDev +55.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear, very pale yellowish color - one of the lightest of the lights! The fluffy, bright white head dies immediately. The body is thin. The mouthfeel is also thin, but with a gentle caress of fine bubbles from a fair amount of carbonation. Very clean, slight malt aroma. Clean, light malt flavor. Light and brief. What it lacks in flavor, it makes up for in lack of color! (That's a joke). Somewhat refreshing. At least it's somewhat something!

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Photo of chinchill
2.45/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Pint on tap at Peppino’s Pizza in SC.
Pour is clear, light golden with a very good white head.
This very weak beer needs more ingredients overall, but needs hops in particular as this is overly sweet despite the minimal grain bill. Weak, unattractive aroma.
Still mildly refreshing and certainly not awful ... or flavorful.

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Photo of dbrauneis
1.94/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

A: Pours a crystal clear pale lemon yellow in color with some moderate to significant amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a two finger tall fizzy white head that quickly reduces to a mottled extremely thin film covering about tow thirds of the surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Minimal to light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light aromas of grainy malts with just a very light hint of floral hops. Very little smell to this beer.

T: Very light flavors of pale malts with some grainy adjunct sweetness and just a super light hint of floral hops. Very little bitterness and it fades almost immediately. There is very little taste to this beer.

M: Light bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation. Very thin/watery.

O: The beer is very easy to drink - it is quite similar to a club soda or seltzer water (and has about as much smell/taste). There is not much to say about this beer other than it reminds me of beach trips during college since it was essentially hydration. Probably the easiest to drink of the BMC light beers.

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Photo of jlindros
2.49/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.5

Well, I needed something to dry hop so I could figure out what hops they are, and this was the best option from what I hear. I can definitely confirm that this beer is as cold as the Rockies thanks to the mountains on the bottle turning blue, so it's "super cold"!!!

Decent looking creamy head that is fairly small though, actually a bit of lacing too, super clear watery yellowish color.

Nose isn't as bad as I expected, very light pilsner malt, watery malt, a definite corn base and adjunct aroma but not really skunked, overall pretty light though.

Taste is there but barely, just a bit of a straw grainy pilsner malt, then into the obvious corn base and adjunct fake malt substitution like, hint of unhappy sulfury lager, and faint skunk. Finish is dryish, light skunk and unhappy lager sulfur, touch of corn lingering.

Mouth is practically non existent, light carb too.

Overall not as bad as I expected, although still pretty light and lackluster but that's what an American adjunct lager is supposed to be.

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Photo of olradetbalder
1.25/5  rDev -38.4%

Photo of TheManiacalOne
1.72/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

A: The beer is an extremely light yellow color, with a thin white head that fades quickly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is of adjuncts and light malts with a very faint touch of hops.

T: The taste really doesn't have a lot to it, a mild macro adjunct and malt sweetness and a tiny bit of hops bitterness. I know it's a "light beer" but I at least need a little something in it.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, light body, medium-to-high carbonation, finish is clean.

D: Hardly any flavor, not filling at all, I also find it difficult to believe that there's 4.20% ABV in this beer, those characteristics make it a good representation of style, it's your typical "fizzy yellow beer".

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Photo of Thorpe429
2.5/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Straight out of the Silver Bullet.

A: Pale yellow with slightly more color than the typical light lager. A large head to start out, but quickly receding. Little to no lacing.

S: Slightly metallic and grainy, with a little bit of pale malt and no hops.

T: I'd say the best of the "Big 3" light lagers, though certainly nothing special. Much better on tap than can or bottle, but that's probably just the mouthfeel. The taste is like the nose--some pale malt, but mostly adjunct and carbonation.

M: Carbonation and a light mouthfeel. Heavier the Miller Lite, and much less carbonation than Bud Light. Not terrible, but nothing at all special.

D: Probably the most drinkable of the style--it's the one I'd resort to with no other choice. Goes down fairly smooth, and I could see having this one over the other lights in a place where even Bud wasn't available.

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Photo of Gagnonsux
2.65/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I fully recognize the fact that Coors Light isn't a great beer, or probably even a good beer, but its still a beer that I really enjoy. I practically grew up drinking Coors Light, and have found it to be a reliable, easy-to-drink kind of beer. The aroma and appearence are fairly less than average, and the taste is even slightly below average. Still, an ice cold Coors Light always goes down easy and has a high level of drinkability. For me Coors Light is the perfect cheap macrobrew to beat the heat in the summer.

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Photo of dcmchew
2.25/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of Rifugium
1.1/5  rDev -45.8%
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 ygtbsm94
1/5  rDev -50.7%

Photo of smithj4
2/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of wethorseblanket
2/5  rDev -1.5%

On tap. 100th beer style. Didn't really want to tick this style and especially not for #100, but I've gained some knowledge and can appreciate other beers much better now. We are very fortunate to have access to such variety. Here goes.

A: Pours a clear, ultra pale yellow which is even lighter than my piss. Initial 1/2" white head fades to nothing and leaves no lace.

N: Corn adjuncts, yeasty, malty, faint lemony citrus.

T: Follows nose with more of the same. Generally blech.

M: Light body and light carbonation. Finishes with that weird synthetic sweetness.

O: Not as bad as I thought this would be. Not a snob, it's just with so many other options out there it is amazing to me why people actually like this.

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Photo of atrocity
1.25/5  rDev -38.4%

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

Photo of Gkruszewski
2.36/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of paulish
2.25/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of ZEB89
2.25/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of ChainGangGuy
1.69/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

16 oz. pint - $3.25 at Highlands Grill in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a crystal clear, light yellow body with a thin layer of white fizz on top.

Smell: Virtually non-existent beyond a very fine sweetish note of, I'm guessing, deliciousness.

Taste: Sweetish grainy flavor with ultra faint floral hops and meek bitterness that would score a 0.2 IBU. Exceedingly watery throughout. Finishes with the meagerest hints of waterlogged grains.

Mouthfeel: Thin-bodied. Medium-high carbonation.

Drinkability: The priciest glass of water I've had in quite awhile.

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Photo of woodychandler
2.26/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I am nearly at bottle # 400 which will free me up to refocus on what really matters, namely The CANQuest (TM). In the meantime, anything in a bottle will do.

I would get a finger of fizzy bone-white head briefly after the pour, but it would disappear as quickly as my students after the bell rings. Color was a light lemon-yellow with NE-quality clarity. Nose was faintly lager sweet, but with an adjunct scent also. More rice than corn, but still pretty bland. Mouthfeel was effervescent, fizzy, like drinking pop. The taste was so bland and nearly nonexistent that I found myself wondering why I had bothered. Finish was nearly tasteless, watery and bland. I had a better time drinking all of that malt likker yesterday. At least they tasted like something ...

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Coors Light from Coors Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.03 out of 5 with 5,173 ratings
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