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Molson Canadian Lager - Molson Coors Canada

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Molson Canadian LagerMolson Canadian Lager

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1,421 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,421
Reviews: 475
rAvg: 2.82
pDev: 23.76%
Wants: 18
Gots: 118 | 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.

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Photo of kelvarnsen
1.5/5  rDev -46.8%

kelvarnsen, Jan 03, 2012
Photo of JoLight
3.68/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Light golden in appearance, Molson Canadian Lager is an attractive adjunct lager, topped with a stark-white head that retains fairly well, with some minute traces of lacing.

The aroma is watery, but brings forth small touches of barley malt, some rice or corn adjunct, and some grassy, earthy hops.

The taste is watery and faint. There is a metallic note, maybe? And then it starts off with a short bite of grassy hops, then comes a generalized grainy beer flavor, with the barley malt and adjuncts. The end leaves almost nothing.

The mouthfeel is watery, thin, carbonated.

It finishes dry, crisp, refreshing.

Overall, I am a little disappointed. Not because of how it tastes or smells, but because of it's Lack of taste and smell. It reminds me almost exactly of Michelob Ultra. And this isn't even a light beer. For imported adjunct lagers, I'd rather go with Foster's. This is too much like light beer. I sort of feel cheated.

JoLight, Jan 03, 2012
Photo of lstokes
2.83/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I drink this when I visit my boyfriend's family in Canada, and it's fit for purpose. It's light yellow in color, smells vaguely sweetish, and has no flavor to which one could object. Very light body [I suppose I detected one], but good carbonation. O Canada!

lstokes, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of cdwil
3/5  rDev +6.4%

cdwil, Dec 30, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +24.1%

Wookster, Dec 30, 2011
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3/5  rDev +6.4%

Antonius08, Dec 30, 2011
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2/5  rDev -29.1%

ABVerageJoe, Dec 28, 2011
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2/5  rDev -29.1%

Gregwa, Dec 27, 2011
Photo of RonaldTheriot
4/5  rDev +41.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Molson Canadian beer has a medium, white head and a very clear, golden appearance. Carbonation is moderate. The aroma is of barley malt, and the taste is mild, with barley and some very slight hop bitterness. Mouth-feel is light and watery, and Molson Canadian finishes crisp and refreshing. Overall, this is a very enjoyable lager, and I recommend you try it.


RonaldTheriot, Dec 26, 2011
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3/5  rDev +6.4%

debuscher22, Dec 26, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

jophish17, Dec 24, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

Skizem, Dec 23, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +24.1%

1p5v, Dec 23, 2011
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3/5  rDev +6.4%

oscodapat, Dec 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +41.8%

troegaarden, Dec 21, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +24.1%

JacketIPA, Dec 21, 2011
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3/5  rDev +6.4%

weaselchew, Dec 20, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

twkirkby, Dec 20, 2011
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2/5  rDev -29.1%

ALLISON01, Dec 18, 2011
Photo of morebeergood
2.5/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

On tap at a bar over by North Station. Served in a regular pint glass. Bright yellow colored body. Fluffy foamy white head, and lots of carbonation. Admittedly a decent looking lager. Smell was absent. Taste was mostly just a jumble of adjunct product flavors. Mouthfeel was on the crisp side, and it was fairly smooth. It's not a bad beer, and it goes down fairly easily. The only reason I ordered it was that I hadn't had a Molson in years. So, now I have, and I probably won't again anytime soon. It's a hockey arena cheap-o plastic cup beer, and nothing more.

morebeergood, Dec 18, 2011
Photo of dowen44
2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

dowen44, Dec 18, 2011
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3/5  rDev +6.4%

RollTide05, Dec 16, 2011
Photo of rwrk42
3.18/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Decent head at first pour but settles very quickly.

Smell: Very light & mild hop aroma. Other than that there is not much to it.

Taste: Very Light bodied but clean and smooth. Slight and I mean a slight hop taste. Not much taste or flavor. Typical lager like Miller or Bud
Good for days when you know you will drink more than you should

rwrk42, Dec 16, 2011
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3/5  rDev +6.4%

beerme626, Dec 13, 2011
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3/5  rDev +6.4%

murf1087, Dec 12, 2011
Molson Canadian Lager from Molson Coors Canada
67 out of 100 based on 1,421 ratings.