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Gold Medal Winning Beer Brewed By A Band Of Brewers Whose Passion For Brewing Doesn’t Stop When The Day Shift Is Over

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CharmCityCrab (149) - Maryland, USA - APR 3, 2013
Sometimes a hybrid between two things can be better than either. Sometimes it can be worse, but have it’s own use case or special character that makes it it’s own thing that one might be desire, or even just be a compromise between two things that lets you get some of what you want at a cheaper price. I’m afraid that Third Shift does none of those things. It attempts to compromise between a macro and craft beer, and I can’t help but think I’d rather be drinking either a macro or a craft beer. It doesn’t offer the flavor of craft or the smooth refreshment of some adjunct lagers. There is just this sickenly sweet Shiner Bock like taste combined with a mild tasting lager. Fortunately, it’s not enough like Shiner Bock to outright taste like vomit. But if you’re tight on cash, buy an adjunct lager, you’ll like enough it as much or more and save a little money in the process. If you’re not tight on cash, get yourself a nice IPA or the craft style of your choice. Either way, I’d say leave this on the shelf. It doesn’t outright taste bad, but it tastes worse than a lot of cheaper beers and certainly no where near as good as a lot of craft beers. MillerCoors should consider trying this concept again, but instead of vomit flavored malt, add a few extra hops to their lagers or something. An extra hoppy version of an adjunct lager at a cheaper price point than craft might work. This doesn’t work, not even on the third shift. ;)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rmn2011 (1) - - JUL 29, 2014 does not count
roasty, amber, light, lightly bitter, overall i found this to be an ok beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bork (46) - Rockmart, Georgia, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Watered-down and rather flavorless version of an amber. Dry finish lacking in bitterness. High in adjuncts. Mediocre.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
octanepunx (1) - port saint lucie, Florida, USA - JUL 17, 2014 does not count
Dude its a great beer its not micro brew so stop being a beer snob its made by high life and coors its kinda what you would expect I love it personally but im guy who goes from pbr to dead guy so gives you a idea

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
radagast83 (4445) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Figured this would be a complete crafty scam, but this wasn’t too awful - perhaps slightly better than Coors’ regular offerings. Some malt, grassy notes, light earthy hops. Flavor contains sweet malt notes, some grass, touch of spiced hops - surprised. Not convinced that they actually drink this one when the day shift is over...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Evolutionary (271) - Ohio, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle from Ty's. Nose is typical with some mild hop bite. Body is medium with some light carbonation. A typical lager that isn't too strong or wimpy although it's a bit on the feminine side. ---Rated via my mouth

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
JHeath99 (840) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Can from the grocery store. Pours a transparent amber with a layer of cream colored head. Aroma of cheap malts. Taste is pretty awful, just subdued malts.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dbhenry (120) - El Paso, Texas, USA - JUL 1, 2014
This beer is a step up from the macro brewers’ products, with a more distinct hop taste and a more substantial malt flavor. But it is a couple of steps down from the excellent brews available from the micro brewers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DdotRoq (5) - - JUN 29, 2014 does not count
Good tasting, lager with soft hops. Great pick, good mix with meat/chicken. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Jimmythespoon (452) - CYPRUS - JUN 12, 2014
Looked a lot better on tsp. Crappy tasteless larger. What a waste of money. Dont bother.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
lukedarock (142) - Howell, Michigan, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Not a whole lot goin on here, drinkable yea but not by much, leaves alot to b desired, flavor is very blah with zero character

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