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Old 05-26-2009, 11:48 PM   #1
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I'm just curious. Several years ago I moved from the US East coast to the west coast. Back east sometimes when cash was tight or if I was stocking a cooler for a camp trip or something I used to get a 30 pack of Coors Extra Gold. The cans meant you could pack a lot in a cooler.

While it wasn't a great beer, it had a good amount more body than their standard beer, and actually had some flavor. I have not seen the product anywhere I've lived on the west coast. I lived in the San Jose area and the Seattle area.

Does anyone know if this product is even still made, and if it is sold out west.?



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Old 05-27-2009, 12:09 AM   #2
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It is now called "Extra Gold Lager". The Coors name isn't on it anymore and it is not easy to find. So good luck! There are a couple of places that sell it online, but I doubt you'll find it out here much.



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Hmmm. So if the coors name isn't onit anymore is it still a Coors product, or did they sell the brand?

So they actually had a beer with some flavor and took their name off it. That is kinda funny.

It's not a huge issue for me. I was just curious really. I have far more of a nostalgic feeling of loss for a couple other beers not available out west like Yuengling lager, Yuengling Lord Chesterfiled Ale, and even a Molson product I used to pick up for it's crispness and smoothness from time to time called Molson Export Ale.

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I see it at the grocery store every once and a while. In the South East, I'd typically see it at Bi-Lo. They usually stock Busch in the gold can too. No idea about out west.

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I haven't seen it in 5 or 6 years. I bought it because it was like $3 a 6-pack. It was a pretty good cheap beer.

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Its out here, my roommates are obsessed with it and are trying to source a keg for a party this weekend. Yes, it no longer says Coors anywhere on it, but it is still made by coors.

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Its out here, my roommates are obsessed with it and are trying to source a keg for a party this weekend. Yes, it no longer says Coors anywhere on it, but it is still made by coors.
That just seems really odd to me that they would even take their name off of it. What the Heck is Pete Coors thinking. That was like one of the few mass brewed monster brewery beers I actually thought had taste.

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I've seen in at Smith's, Albertson's and Raley's in the southwest.

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That just seems really odd to me that they would even take their name off of it. What the Heck is Pete Coors thinking.
Because you can actually taste it....a little.
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Because you can actually taste it....a little.
LOL. Thanx Ed.

I guess maybe it really is that simple.


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