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RATINGS: 422   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Batch 19 is derived from a recipe found in an old logbook discovered in brewery archives dating back before 1919, when Prohibition banned beer throughout the country. Prohibition was enforced in Colorado in 1916. The pre-Prohibition style lager delivers a bold, hoppy flavor that is surprisingly well balanced. Test market in Chicago, Milwaukee, San Francisco, San Jose, and Washington DC.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HULK777 (413) - - JAN 11, 2014
Very fruity, both in taste and aroma. I like the mix of hops, well balanced by the malts. Very good for being a lager.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Niko100 (2062) - Illinois, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Pale gold color; Light to medium body; Aroma of malt, & some hops; Flavor of slight sweet malt, hops, and some caramel; Fairly decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brandon1989 (254) - Euless, Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2014
pours amber with a nice thick white head. the aroma of malts and grains. the taste was very good in fact and much stronger and fuller flavor compared to coors. i really enjoyed this beer.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
penguinfinity (107) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 6, 2014
Bottle. Smells like a typical cheap beer. Pours clear, light orange, heavily carbonated. Tastes like a cheap beer. Did not know it was Coors when I bought it. Tried to look past it. Wife and I both poured it out.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jbuskirk (486) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JAN 2, 2014
You’ve got to give credit where credit is due. As someone who loves craft brews, I don’t exactly rush out to buy the latest releases from macrobreweries. Still, I couldn’t turn down the chance to have a "Pre-Prohibition Style Lager" when I saw a single of this in the cooler of my local grocery. I didn’t expect much but was pleasantly surprised. The malt taste is simple but it’s clean and satisfying. This is also hoppier than your average lager. I have mixed feelings about saying that I liked something brewed by Coors, but that’s the truth. Once in a while, an industrial brewer can get it right.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rejtable (1431) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 1, 2014
Tap at First Niagara Center. Pours amber lots of head. Sweet toffee and plums dominate and cereal. Low earthy bitterness. Medium sweet and low bitter. Fullish body. Meh.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ajtrupp (288) - Keenesburg, Colorado, USA - DEC 31, 2013
It wasn't much worse than the Kona lager I just had. People make sure to rate it lower for being a Coors product, but I'm okay with that. That's what happens when you make a shitty beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hihosteveareno (9) - - DEC 29, 2013 does not count
A good every day beer. Nothing distinctive, yet nothing off-putting. A little expensive for an ordinary beer, I might go for Samuel Adams, but this beer is kind of refreshing. Not bad at all. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jsmerig (1289) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Pours a golden yellow with a white foamy head. Aroma of not much. Taste is malty with hints of hop bitterness in the finish. Not quite there though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
HuskerTan (569) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 28, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Draft. A- Grains, bread, spices. A- Copper color, clear liquid, minimal head. T- Slightly hoppy, grainy. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, crisp hoppy finish. O- A decent special beer from Coors. Nothing spectacular but better than their normal stuff.


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