Third Shift Amber Lager | Coors Brewing Company

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Third Shift Amber LagerThird Shift Amber Lager

Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

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

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2.57/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

I grabbed Third Shift out of curiosity (don't we all do that). The packaging and labels are great. Really has a good lager feel aesthetically.

A-Lighter than I expected for an Amber Lager but the appearance is decent at best.

S-There is a negative lack of smell and not what I expected.

T-The taste is decent with a slight hoppy taste (and I mean slight).

M-It has a decent feel on the mouth but nothing to write home about.

O-I would not buy this beer again and was let down a bit but judge the beer by its cover.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Nice looking amber brew poured in the clear plastic cup. Decent head and plenty of carbonation in the mouth. Kind of a sweetish malt liquor taste, makes me think of rice.

The taste is not so much as a hint of hops but something like pomegranate seeds, even to the bitterish, tannic aftertaste. A hint of sweet Vermouth, salty, a little woody. It makes me think of the flavored brine they soak chicken in that's packaged at the market.

It's funny how the first couple of quick gulps are pleasant but the funny flavors emerge to the detriment of drinkability. From the 12 oz bottle purchased at a Von's supermarket. I'm sure I thought this was New Belgium Shift when I bought it.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

From a 16 oz. can, poured a Pale Clear Amber with a generous white puffy head that gave some decent side glass lacing and good retention
Aroma: I get an earthy and bready odor and a touch of caramel.
Malty on the tongue, again just a touch of caramel and provides a slightly dry bitter finish.

Decent, and for a Coor's product that is saying something.

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Third Shift Amber Lager from Coors Brewing Company
3.05 out of 5 based on 1,235 ratings.
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