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Third Shift Amber Lager | Coors Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by gtermi on 12-05-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,223
Reviews:
202
Ratings:
1,237
pDev:
18.67%
Bros Score:
3.2
 
 
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Ratings: 1,237 |  Reviews: 202
Photo of AndrewMichael
2.5/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle poured into an American pint glass. Dark amber color, with fresh head. I did not really like this beer, so I rate beers that I find drinkable, but not ones I really like with a 2.5. It was malty, and had a coppery flavor to it as well.

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Photo of chrisroarshack
2.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jeschaefer
2.63/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Squire123
2.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It is amber, I'll give it that.

Well, it was there so I had to try it. Not a disappointment, rather not a happy find. Apparently Coors Research decided something like this would sell and it probably does, though I'm the only guy in my group who has actually bought some. Pours like a Coors beer, little more flavor than their regular stuff, but I wouldn't call it malt or hop forward. Not bland, just not quite medium either. A tweener without enough going for it to be interesting.

Not bad, buy it, just have realistic expectations.

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Photo of rcmorrison8
4.74/5  rDev +58%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of hophugger
2.88/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Joe_recker
2.9/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of stlfatguy
3.39/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

It's not bad. Admittedly every palate is different, but anything from Coors or AB seems open for condemnation, regardless of taste. I get it. I've found myself being overly generous and forgiving with brews from some of the smallest, newest, Local craft brewers. Yes, most beers from the macros of the world aren't very impressive, but not all of their offerings are crap. It just seems like a lot of ratings are based on label contents more than bottle content.

And with that, looks like I did a whole, complaining review, with no actual info on the beer... Hmm... not bad. Maybe more info next time.

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Photo of nidlezp
4.5/5  rDev +50%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mtn
3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of siscokid79
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
2.44/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of BeerBobber
3.7/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Look is solid caramel copper color with huge amounts of streaming carbonation. Very nice two fingers of fluffy of white head. And by the way the bottle art looks great as well.

Smell is barley, bread and biscuits.

Taste is malty with a hint of sweetness.

The mouth feel is slightly over the light and walking into the medium mouth feel territory. The finish feels a bit wet with a sweet snap at the end of the swallow.

I find this to be a very nice offering from the Coors Brewing Company. It does seem a bit on the bland side yet I also think it works well. What it works well with? I look forward to exploring a few more to find out.

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Photo of dbnarley
2.27/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
2.45/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Fooled again, I got it at the restaurant we ate tonight because I thought it was a craft beer. It looked fairly nice, dark amber, thin white head, but it did not have much of an aroma. The taste was malty sweetness and caramel with a subtle metallic under tone. No noticeable hops, light, bland, and watery.

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Photo of Zylod
2.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of dvmin98
2.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of habaceeba
2.52/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of MaxOhle
3.07/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Fabiand
3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 88caprice
2.8/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Newsflash:
Coors Cavorts as Craft!

Poured from a bottle into a glass.
Look: Crystal clear, light copper hue, moderately high carbonation.
Smell: Malty and yeasty. Some pear-like sweetness coming through.
Taste: Yeast/malt flavor with a slight sour tinge. Strong malty sweet aftertaste reminiscent of a Malta Goya soda from the Mexican grocery.
Mouthfeel: Light as a middle school jockey. Fizzy.
Overall: Coors Cavorts as Craft! (but still tastes like Coors)

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Photo of Pens1967
3.22/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SamuelMiller
3.26/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NastyNorseman
2.88/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Campvann
2.1/5  rDev -30%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Third Shift Amber Lager from Coors Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3 out of 5 with 1,237 ratings
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