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Molson Golden - Molson Coors Canada

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BA SCORE
64
poor

459 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 459
Reviews: 202
rAvg: 2.71
pDev: 22.88%


Brewed by:
Molson Coors Canada visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A smooth, mellow beer of moderate sweetness, not too bitter and slightly malty.

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

Ohio

1.93/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a golden transparent hue with an inch of head and a little bit of lacing.

The smell was a bit skunky like its been sitting on the shelf for too long. Behind that you got some malty aroma.

Upon tasting there isn't a whole lot going on. Served cold I was able to get it down alright but really was not impressed with the flavor. Had a wierd ending that wasn't bitter or sweet, just kinda there and not very pleasant.

Moutfeel was overly adjunct, or in other words, addjunk and watery.

First beer I've listed on here that I wouldn't drink again unless someone handed me a free one and there wasn't anything else to drink. I'd take a Molson Candian over this hands down. Not sure what Molson was thinking with this one.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2011 07:41:11 | More by Looneybiz
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Molson Golden from Molson Coors Canada
64 out of 100 based on 459 ratings.