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Molson Canadian Lager - Molson Coors Canada

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BA SCORE
66
poor

1,245 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 1,245
Reviews: 463
rAvg: 2.83
pDev: 23.32%
Wants: 14
Gots: 46 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Molson Coors Canada visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Around the world, Canada is seen as a shining example of nature at its best. We have thousands of freshwater lakes and barley fields as far as the eye can see. That's what makes us so proud to brew Molson Canadian, our signature beer. Brewed without preservatives, from St. Johns to Vancouver, over 3000 Canadians have a hand in bringing Molson Canadian to their family, their friends, and their communities. The people who live here truly deserve a beer brewed with the best this land has to offer. That’s why we make sure our award winning lager is as clean, crisp and fresh as the incredible country it comes from.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-20-2001)
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Wortman1998

New York

2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-25-2014 18:22:57 | More by Wortman1998
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mcouillard

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +32.5%

06-25-2014 00:31:17 | More by mcouillard
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Phigg1102

New York

3/5  rDev +6%

06-24-2014 02:53:57 | More by Phigg1102
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CalgaryFMC

Alberta (Canada)

2.76/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Bottle sampled at an Edmonton Alberta restaurant. One of those "get around to it eventually" ticks/reviews and now is eventually. Obviously a top seller across this country although never as big as a few other brands in my neck of the woods, this probably does not deserve to be the standard-bearer for John Molson's rich brewing legacy but nevertheless does manage to deliver more flavor than many of its contemporaries in macro-lager land. Thin and super fizzy as expected but does have an almost buttery rounded grain sweetness that comes off better than in many other takes on this style, less DMS (albeit this is still present), and even a very faint fruitiness that recalls apple and grape hard candy. Dryish metallic grainy finish. You have to focus to taste much but what's there is less rancid than expected. Workmanlike lawn mower beer and has a place at pizza parties post-moving. Not recommended for tasting except as an example of a decent Canadian macro-brew for comparison purposes.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2014 00:23:33 | More by CalgaryFMC
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GlendonTT


2.5/5  rDev -11.7%

06-23-2014 03:05:57 | More by GlendonTT
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Furley80

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +14.8%

06-21-2014 02:46:13 | More by Furley80
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mmmbeerNY

New York

2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-20-2014 02:52:31 | More by mmmbeerNY
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Iamjeff6

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-19-2014 14:43:06 | More by Iamjeff6
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Boca-X

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-18-2014 19:17:00 | More by Boca-X
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ysuwvu

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +59%

06-17-2014 23:05:53 | More by ysuwvu
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thestoutmaster

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-16-2014 21:06:25 | More by thestoutmaster
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WillAndSarah

Ontario (Canada)

2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

06-16-2014 11:27:31 | More by WillAndSarah
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Axeforhire

Indiana

3.65/5  rDev +29%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Let me start by saying that I am not a huge fan of this type of brew. I spent a lot of time drinking adjunct lagers when I first started drinking but that all changed when I discovered Guiness Draught. Nevertheless, I was interested to see how Molson crafted one because I knew that it was one of the more popular Canadian brews. I was quite pleasantly surprised.

Molson's lager had the typical American lager look and mouth feel - very light, both in color and weight in mouth. But, one thing it has over many of its competitors is flavor! Not only was it very light and refreshing, but it also contained a nicely balanced taste of graininess and light hop flavor. There is almost no bitterness, rather it opts to give the drinker a a lingering, slightly sweet flavor.

I'm glad I didn't overlook this beer. For me, this is one of best I've had in the style and quite a good choice for a refreshing, light beer while I watch the Wheel after a long day on the construction yard. By the Wheel, I mean Game of Thrones. And by construction yard, I mean class at college. But you get the idea.

3.5/5, would drink again

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2014 03:58:15 | More by Axeforhire
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kuhndog

New York

3/5  rDev +6%

06-16-2014 02:45:36 | More by kuhndog
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DarrenBrule

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +14.8%

06-16-2014 01:03:37 | More by DarrenBrule
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Hohnbaum

Kansas

2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-15-2014 15:53:53 | More by Hohnbaum
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rlamoy

Vermont

3/5  rDev +6%

06-13-2014 03:31:43 | More by rlamoy
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flagmantho

Washington

3.23/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: light golden hue with no haze and a strong effervescence. Head pours a finger of frothy white foam. Actually not bad, for the style.

Smell: sweetish malt with a touch of graininess and a hint of noble hops. Damn fine for a macro adjunct lager -- that is to say, it doesn't smell at all like corn or plastic.

Taste: lightly sweet with a bit of an adjuncty flavor to it. There's a little bit of noble hoppiness here, although almost no bitterness. As a beer -- meh. For the style -- possibly one of the best.

Mouthfeel: light body with a big carbonation and a surprising creaminess. Works for me.

Overall: I am shocked and astonished by how much I'm enjoying this beer. It's actually a decent quaff on its own, but for the style it's quite good indeed.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2014 21:57:24 | More by flagmantho
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HoppySeb

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-09-2014 19:32:03 | More by HoppySeb
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buddha5050

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -11.7%

06-06-2014 04:32:14 | More by buddha5050
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berkshire413

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-05-2014 21:07:44 | More by berkshire413
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Vogt52

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-03-2014 17:47:49 | More by Vogt52
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VonZipper

New York

1.75/5  rDev -38.2%

06-03-2014 02:15:23 | More by VonZipper
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +32.5%

06-03-2014 00:32:06 | More by mikeincharleston
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todesengel135

Michigan

4/5  rDev +41.3%

05-30-2014 18:44:34 | More by todesengel135
Molson Canadian Lager from Molson Coors Canada
66 out of 100 based on 1,245 ratings.