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Coors Lite Beer Facts

Brewery/Brand Coors Brewing Company
Location Colorado, US
Style Lager – American Light
ABV (Alcohol Content) 4.2
Calories 102
Carbs 5
IBU 10
Average Rating 2.7
Seasonal Availability Year Round
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Coors Light is one of the top five beers in the United States due to its relatively unoffensive flavor and drinkability. While mostly considered to be a watered down beer option, it is widely sold as most beer drinkers will have no issue with the flavor profile.

Per their website, Coors Light is brewed using water from ancient aquifers, deep lakes and Rocky Mountain springs to make a more refreshing beer.

Is Coors Light’s Alcohol Content Considered High?

At 4.2% ABV Coors Light’s alcohol content is considered to be on the lower end of the beer spectrum and a common trait of American Light Lagers. With 5 carbs and just 102 calories Coors Light is considered a better option for those looking to avoid weight gain or on a diet.

What Is Coors Light’s IBU

Coors Light is rated as a 1o on the IBU scale. The lower the number means the less bitter a beer will be.

International Bitterness Units (IBU) is a scale used to measure the bitterness of beer by measuring the parts per million of isohumulone from hops in a beer, which gives beer bitterness. The IBU scale will range from 1 to about 120. At the highest level the human tongue will not be able to tell the difference between bitterness levels.

What Is An American Light Lager?

An American light lager is a lighter version of the American lager, balancing light malt bread-like flavors with subtle, yeast fruitiness. These beers will be light on the bitterness scale (Often below 10 IBU) and are considered one of the most popular beer styles in the United States. These lagers will have a very subtle flavor with a wide drinkability. Considered perfect warm weather drinking beers.

Why Beer Drinkers Like This Beer

Popular due to its silver can and nickname, the silver bullet, Coors Light has a mild flavor profile that almost anyone can drink. While it may not be packed with flavors like IPA’s, the simple and smooth flavor profile is easy to drink on warm summer days. Often found at baseball games and concerts. Many reviewers say it has a slight taste of hay and a refreshing mouthfeel due to the higher carbonation levels.

Why Beer Drinkers Do Not Like This Beer

Like most American Light beers, mass production and ability for anyone to drink this beer is clearly the main focus. Many beer reviews state Coors Lite is water with beer flavor. Our favorite reviewer stated it taste like alcoholic water soaked into bread. As also, various personal taste will always make for a wide ranging of reviews.

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