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:
1,235
Reviews:
202
Avg:
3.05
pDev:
18.69%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
298
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,235 |  Reviews: 202
Photo of Jasonboerner
3.36/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Decent beer. Not my type but goes down well. A bit to fizzy for me

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Photo of ThatKentuckyKat
3.18/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pretty decent brew. One of my first craft beers ever, and i hated it the first time i had it but ever since my taste buds realized beer was more than Bud and Miller they've grown fond of the cheap price and average amber ale taste. Not bad for having something in between meh and really good. Sessionable beer too.

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Photo of Icemann383
3.45/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
1.5/5  rDev -50.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of MizzouBrew
3.1/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of james123
1.9/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Want to hear a joke?
What's red and taste like blue paint? Red paint.

Want to hear another joke?
What light-gold and taste like blue paint? Third Shift Amber Lager.

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Photo of Poloplaya
3/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TBCE
2.92/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AC-Mivsek
3.18/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of doowhat
3.25/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kevin72
3.33/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Devil_Doc
3/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BB1980
3.58/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Greatblueheronbrewing
1.5/5  rDev -50.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

I used to enjoy this beer, but I opened one today and poured it down the sink. The aroma is completely wrong for an amber ale, and reminds me of a coors lite. If I had any, I would do a comparison. The taste of this beer is also terrible and is reminiscent of a budmillercoors lager and is not anything like an amber ale. There is a faint hint of toasty malt but the aftertaste is more like that of a cheap lager. This beer is also very sweet.

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Photo of Darwin232
3/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of kerry4porters
2.43/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.36/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Accidentally grabbed two of these so I hope it's good.

Appearance : pours a honey golden color, like batch 19 actually. The head isn't bad, it's a 2 finger quickly diminishing to a 1 finger with lacing left - impressive.

Aroma : Very heavy presence of roasted malts, specifically barley and rice. Clean and crisp ethanol, a slight pine note from hops. The roasted malts definitely own the aroma.

Flavor : Malt heavy and soppy up front, a faint snap of noble hop, and ends with a dusty roasted note. It definitely tastes like a cold fermented lager and not an ale.

Mouthfeel : light bodied, a moderate snap of carbonation that bites the tongue when left in mouth, giving way to a slightly creamy feel, and ends slightly dry.

Overall : it's whatever. It's not a standout beer but it's not terrible either. A pretty average Amber lager, no bells or whistles, nothing memorable in a good OR bad way. Definitely a blue collar beer at an inflated price.

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Photo of classixIII
2.47/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Went into this with an open mind and a clean glass.

High hopes came with a very nice pour of clear honey color, a 2 finger head and plenty of carbonation. head slowly subsided and disappeared in about 2 minutes but left some lace about halfway down. The initial aroma was faint but pleasant, sweet malt but went away quickly never to return again. I liked the carbonation and crisp mouthfeel but taste was blah, to be kind, with some kind bitter, not in a nice hoppy way, after taste. I'll pass on any more of these.

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Photo of Moose90
2.49/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2

Photo of woggydoggy
3/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of paulish
3.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of APH
2.92/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Nyck005
3.44/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Not a bad beer... Have had better...

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Photo of reptile3141
2.87/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ALC82
3.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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