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Molson XXX - Molson Coors Canada

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469 Ratings

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Ratings: 469
Reviews: 214
rAvg: 2.47
pDev: 27.13%
Wants: 4
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Molson Coors Canada visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed to be our strongest tasting lager using extra malt and hops in the brewhouse and fermented to give a smooth slightly sweet well balanced beer at 7.3% alcohol.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-24-2002)
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1.75/5  rDev -29.1%

crobinso, Jul 19, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +1.2%

IPAFrankieH, Jul 12, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

KK5150, Jul 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

This beer MUST be poured into a glass to be enjoyed. Anyway, Poured it into a glass, It came out a standard light yellow, With no head and no lacing. Below average of the type. Definitely had a strong smell of cooked, Perhaps slightly burnt corn. Not too bad, but not impressive. The taste was better than expected for it being such a high alcohol beer. Lots of corn, And some waffles?. Over all pretty good flavor. The mouthfeel does let a little bit of the alcoholic side of this brew come through, Although at $5.49 for an almost certain drunk in a 6 pack, This stuff is unbeatable. Although a warning, This will give you a next day case of the beer shits

SometimesIfart, Jun 25, 2012
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2/5  rDev -19%

carteravebrew, Jun 19, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +1.2%

DruC4, Jun 18, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +1.2%

PGVG, Jun 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +41.7%

pagardner, Jun 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +82.2%

ksiazewski, May 19, 2012
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1/5  rDev -59.5%

Drk93TT, May 14, 2012
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3/5  rDev +21.5%

Wordslinger, May 12, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +31.6%

soonerlight, May 08, 2012
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1/5  rDev -59.5%

odbjs735, May 07, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -8.9%

jbierling, Apr 27, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +1.2%

braican, Apr 24, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev +11.3%

ejh06752, Apr 24, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +31.6%

Ryanc23, Apr 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev +21.5%

Campodog, Apr 16, 2012
Photo of Darkmagus82
3.08/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from can into pint glass

Appearance – Pours a golden color with a large white head. The heads retentions rather weak and it fades quite fast giving way a light amount of lacing.

Smell – The smell is heavy of cereal. Corn is the heaviest with a lighter amount of wheat mixed of a slightly metallic and caramel aroma as well.

Taste – The sweet corn present in the nose is the first meet by the tongue. There are light hints of caramel more towards the middle, but these are very light in comparison to the sweeter corn flavor. At the end of a taste, an alcohol flavor works its way in. It’s not too potent and gives a nice warming feel.

Mouthfeel – The mouthfeel is good for the style. A little bit above average in terms of body with a medium level of carbonation. Very fitting for the brew.

Overall – This was not what I would call a great brew, but it did have some decent characteristics and did have a more potent flavor. It is very reminiscent of a malt, but with a little bit more flavor. Nothing great, but for the price (while not as economic as a malt like steel reserve) it works.

Darkmagus82, Apr 10, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -8.9%

agreenman19, Apr 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +41.7%

Vpr5002, Mar 27, 2012
Photo of metter98
2.7/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: The beer is crystal clear golden yellow in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high white head that quickly died down and left some lacing on the surface and a ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: There are light aromas of sweet malts and corn in the nose.
T: The initial taste has notes of malty sweetness and the finish has some hints of bitterness. It becomes a little sweeter as the beer warms up.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is not a bad beer for the style because the alcohol is relatively well masked from the taste. It tastes more like a “souped up” American Adjunct Lager.

metter98, Mar 27, 2012
Photo of dbrauneis
3.18/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 25.4 oz oil can.

A: Pours a crystal clear golden yellow with some light visible carbonation. The beer has a finger tall white head that reduces to a thin layer covering the surface of the beer and a thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate lacing is observed.

S: The aroma reminds me of an American adjunct lager - lots of malt sweetness including both grain and corn. Very light hint of hops.

T: The flavor is a little more balanced than you sometimes get in this style, starts out a little sweet from the adjunct malts (grain mostly, a little corn) and finishes with light bitterness.

M: Just a little bit heavier than light bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: This is a beer that reminds of college, upstate New York in the early to mid-1990s and getting this whenever we went to Canada because it was not allowed to be distributed in the US at the time. Better than I expected for the style, this is actual a fairly drinkable beer for the style. Pretty easy to drink. The alcohol is pretty well hidden.

dbrauneis, Mar 26, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -49.4%

zoso1967, Mar 25, 2012
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1/5  rDev -59.5%

randylangford, Mar 21, 2012
Molson XXX from Molson Coors Canada
60 out of 100 based on 469 ratings.