Third Shift Amber Lager | Coors Brewing Company

Third Shift Amber LagerThird Shift Amber Lager
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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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Ratings: 1,235 |  Reviews: 202
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3.19/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

The look i am not sure of drinking straight from the bottle. I never drink lager beer so this is new. Smell kind of sweet like honey very pleasant. Taste the first one was kind of strong for me with a strong aftertaste. I really enjoyed the second easy to drink kinda sweet and for $6.28 for a sixpack that is a great value we can't all drink the best. But i recommend this.

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3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

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3/5  rDev 0%

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3/5  rDev 0%

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2/5  rDev -33.3%

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3/5  rDev 0%

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2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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3/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev +33.3%

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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +25%

Photo of Boto
3.17/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12oz. bottle: Bought this at noon on a Sunday in Bay City, TX at a gas station: best thing in the store. It pours a clear amber color. There was a small off-white head on it that didn’t linger long or leave much lacing. The aroma isn’t too bad. Malts, a little grainy and earthy. It isn’t great, but really doesn’t taste too bad. A bit of caramel malt sweetness, a little grainy and just a touch of grassy hops. It’ll do in a pinch.

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2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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2.25/5  rDev -25%

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3.32/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

12-oz bottle into New Belgium globe

A - 3 fingers off-white head over a transparent body of amber; moderate carbonation visible

S - honey sweetness, toast, grassy hops

T - adjunct grains (kind of corny); honey sweetness; toasted malts; touch of grassy bitterness; grainy taste sticks around for a dry, grainy finish

M - chewy medium body, medium/high carbonation, smooth

O - The smooth lager feel is very pleasant, but nothing else really stands out.

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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

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3/5  rDev 0%

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3/5  rDev 0%

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3.4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: A light copper color with excellent clarity and a persistent white head. The head settles to a thin film and a ring of bubbles but never goes away.

S: A medium aroma of spicy and earthy hops with a moderate toasty malt aroma.

T: The taste matches the nose with a medium-low earthy and spice hops flavor a medium hops bitterness and a medium-low malt sweetness giving it a moderately bitter balance. The malt has a nice Vienna malt toastiness to it. the finish is off-dry with a quick aftertaste of hops.

M: A creamy medium bodied beer with a medium-strong level of carbonation.

O: An good example of my favorite lager styles with good hops and malt character.

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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of metter98
3.07/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A: The beer is clear amber yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with finger high light beige head that has good retention properties and consistently left a thin head covering the surface along with some lacing down the sides.
S: Light to moderate aromas of toasted malts are present in the nose.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste has flavors of toasted malts and bits of sweetness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a bit thin on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer tastes less maltier and a little watered down when compared to other beers in the style, but is easy to drink and doesn't have any "off" flavors.

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3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

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3/5  rDev 0%

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3/5  rDev 0%

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2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Third Shift Amber Lager from Coors Brewing Company
Beer rating: 9.4% out of 100 with 1,235 ratings
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