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Old Style Pilsner - Molson Coors Canada

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Old Style PilsnerOld Style Pilsner

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104 Ratings
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Ratings: 104
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 2.87
pDev: 21.95%
Wants: 7
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Molson Coors Canada visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-05-2002)
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Newfoundland (Canada)

2/5  rDev -30.3%

06-20-2013 02:27:56 | More by cam477
Photo of spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

2.68/5  rDev -6.6%

Can from the Ottawa LCBO for $2

Appearance - Clear yellow colour with a massive size fizzy white coloured head. There is a high amount of carbonation showing and there is some great lacing. The head lasted for around 5 minutes.

Smell - Corn, apples, grains

Taste & Mouth - There is an above average amount of carbonation and I can taste corn, apples, and grains. There is also a slight cardboard type flavour. It ends with a stale adjunct aftertaste.

Overall – Pretty much what I was expecting I guess.. just another poor adjunct from Molson Coors. It did have a nice appearance, I will give it that.

06-18-2013 14:12:08 | More by spinrsx
Photo of rudiker81

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +39.4%

06-01-2013 14:25:33 | More by rudiker81
Photo of TerryW

Ontario (Canada)

2.46/5  rDev -14.3%

Pale, pale yellow brew under and big, big bright white soapy head. Settles to a bubbly cap before giving way to a ring. Reasonably

Nose is typical pilsner-type hops and malt, nothing particularly exciting or offensive. Corny sweet to drink up front, slightly redeems itself with some proper graininess up the middle before giving way to a sweet sticky finish. Ends with a doughy bitterness. Not crisp in any way, just big and puffy sweet on the palate.

Not particularly fun to drink. Cheesy looking can as a bonus. That's done.

05-30-2013 00:08:39 | More by TerryW
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3.25/5  rDev +13.2%

03-10-2013 22:39:17 | More by Seanvino
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British Columbia (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -4.2%

02-18-2013 01:40:59 | More by LampertLand
Photo of tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

3.34/5  rDev +16.4%

YES! So happy to see this available at the Beer Store. A classic prairie pilsner that has a serious cult following and a disgusting association with the Riders. From notes.

A - Light apple juice coloured pour with good carbonation. Bright and had a two finger fluffy white head that left good lace rings and a finger of retention.

S - Sweet grain, apple, pear, corn.

T - Sweet grain again, mild hope note, honey. Not all that unpleasant.

M - Strong carbonation, medium body, sweet finish. Good for the style.

O/D - I've had this a couple times out West and never felt it was too bad for the style. I could definitely have a few of these in a night and consider it one of the better adjunct lagers around. Avoids the DMS assault most examples of the style carry with them.

01-18-2013 12:29:02 | More by tbeckett
Photo of bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3/5  rDev +4.5%

12-10-2012 02:07:23 | More by bumchilly25
Photo of YamagamiTravis

Saskatchewan (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -12.9%

11-03-2012 04:15:58 | More by YamagamiTravis
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Quebec (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +13.2%

08-19-2012 18:56:51 | More by Melomanemusher
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Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +22%

08-18-2012 01:11:24 | More by Vyronian
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Alberta (Canada)

3.4/5  rDev +18.5%

Appearance- Pours a straw yellow with a finger width of bubbly head.

Smell- Sweet corn, grains, apple, grassy.

Taste- Sweet corn, grains, and apple are all present followed by a grassy and dry finish.

Mouthfeel- Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall- An easy drinking pilsner. This is one of the better macros out there considering its brewed by Molson. This would be perfect for a hot summer day after doing yard work or something along those lines.

07-26-2012 02:23:32 | More by leaddog
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Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +22%

07-16-2012 00:42:51 | More by Alberta_Beer_Guy
Photo of bzzerr

3.75/5  rDev +30.7%

07-11-2012 15:54:10 | More by bzzerr
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Alberta (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -12.9%

07-03-2012 23:41:51 | More by bulldogops
Photo of sAws

3.23/5  rDev +12.5%

As for Canadian macro-brews this is one of the best.

Appearance is translucent golden yellow with a straw/yeast smell. Tastes good and clean with slight aftertaste. Not sure I would truly call it a pilsner rather than just a Canadian/American lager.

06-22-2012 14:26:05 | More by sAws
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3.25/5  rDev +13.2%

06-11-2012 08:54:30 | More by A_Phrance
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2.25/5  rDev -21.6%

05-13-2012 21:34:47 | More by smellgoats
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Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -12.9%

04-12-2012 10:41:25 | More by beerhunter13
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2.5/5  rDev -12.9%

01-24-2012 13:41:15 | More by mdtnelson
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3.1/5  rDev +8%

A - Pours a large head, just slightly off white. Body is extremely clear, golden yellow. Some lacing but doesn't stick around long.

S - sweet scent. Some wheat aromas, but overall pretty nice.

T - Again it is very sweet (relatively to other lagers). Good malt flavors. Everything is very light in flavor, but not offputting in anyway. As I continue to drinking, it becomes more and more mundane. The hops start to come out more and it tastes is a pretty typical pilsener.

M - Decent. Ok carbonation and slightly below average body. No complaints, but nothing sticks out.

O - Pretty typical, but always fun to try new brews. Thanks to richoch3t for bringing this back from Canada for me.

01-19-2012 03:05:35 | More by RuckusDu
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Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +22%

12-30-2011 08:16:39 | More by Wookster
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British Columbia (Canada)

3/5  rDev +4.5%

12-02-2011 21:39:47 | More by papawu76
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2.5/5  rDev -12.9%

11-28-2011 05:00:18 | More by barnzy78
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Manitoba (Canada)

3/5  rDev +4.5%

11-25-2011 20:29:27 | More by rbuisson
Old Style Pilsner from Molson Coors Canada
68 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.