Third Shift Amber Lager | Coors Brewing Company

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Third Shift Amber LagerThird Shift Amber Lager
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by gtermi on 12-05-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,233
Reviews:
200
Avg:
3.04
pDev:
18.75%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
297
For Trade:
0
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2/5  rDev -34.2%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -9.5%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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4/5  rDev +31.6%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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2.55/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Bottle served into Tennant's pint glass.

A - Thick white head. Good retention leaving no lacing. Dark lager colour.

S - Malt, lager yeast

T - extremely malty, with a small touch of bitter hop

M - very smooth, little to no carbonation.

I didn't realise this was made by coors when I bought it on holiday in America. It's a shame as I could've brought something else back. Unfortunately it just tastes the same as coors light with a slightly more bitter backbone. Maybe I'm bias as it took up a space in my suitcase something else could've, but it's an experience and at least I know for next time.

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Photo of brysonbreakey
3.51/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Solid beer! The appearance was the first thing that stood out to me, I drank it from an imperial pint glass that really made the carbonation look cool coming up the side and gliding off the ridge. There's some really cool amber notes in there and it's very drinkable. The mouthfeel is really really nice, carbonated but still smooth. Definitely found a new fridge staple.

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2.5/5  rDev -17.8%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.03/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

pours out of the twist off bottle a straight up amber colour accompanied by a thin light tan head with some retention and a little bit of lacing. smell of some strained caramel malts, a bit of adjunct and just a dice of herbal hoppiness. the taste profile is more of the same...sweet caramel malt and adjunct flavours dominate with a discernible herbal hop note that does little to offset the quasi-syrupy sweetness. light bodied. semi-crisp mouthfeel. ok drinkability. nothing offensive or off.

overall, a run of the mill amber lager. there is little to suggest that this resembles a vienna lager in any way. a beer for the masses. luckily i scored two cases of this, still fresh, for under $20. not really recommended, but i suppose it has it place.

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2.99/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I'm drinking this as we speak from a bottle. The mouthfeel is pretty good. The taste is average. Not a drain pour, but not the best either. It really doesn't have a smell. Overall, it's an okay beer, but I don't see myself buying a six pack anytime in the near future.

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2.5/5  rDev -17.8%

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4/5  rDev +31.6%

Third Shift Amber Lager from Coors Brewing Company
3.04 out of 5 based on 1,233 ratings.
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