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Old Style Pilsner - Molson Coors Canada

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Old Style PilsnerOld Style Pilsner

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108 Ratings
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Ratings: 108
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 2.84
pDev: 22.89%
Wants: 7
Gots: 8 | 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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Photo of jcubz
3/5  rDev +5.6%

jcubz, Jul 17, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -38.4%

deNevers, Jul 17, 2013
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2/5  rDev -29.6%

jmkoscie, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of liamt07
3/5  rDev +5.6%

liamt07, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of cam477
2/5  rDev -29.6%

cam477, Jun 20, 2013
Photo of spinrsx
2.68/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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.

spinrsx, Jun 18, 2013
Photo of rudiker81
4/5  rDev +40.8%

rudiker81, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of TerryW
2.46/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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.

TerryW, May 30, 2013
Photo of Seanvino
3.25/5  rDev +14.4%

Seanvino, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of LampertLand
2.75/5  rDev -3.2%

LampertLand, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of tbeckett
3.34/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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.

tbeckett, Jan 18, 2013
Photo of bumchilly25
3/5  rDev +5.6%

bumchilly25, Dec 10, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -12%

YamagamiTravis, Nov 03, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +14.4%

Melomanemusher, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of Vyronian
3.5/5  rDev +23.2%

Vyronian, Aug 18, 2012
Photo of leaddog
3.4/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

leaddog, Jul 26, 2012
Photo of Alberta_Beer_Guy
3.5/5  rDev +23.2%

Alberta_Beer_Guy, Jul 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +32%

bzzerr, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of bulldogops
1.52/5  rDev -46.5%

bulldogops, Jul 04, 2012
Photo of sAws
3.23/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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.

sAws, Jun 22, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +14.4%

A_Phrance, Jun 11, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -20.8%

smellgoats, May 13, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -12%

beerhunter13, Apr 12, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -12%

mdtnelson, Jan 24, 2012
Photo of RuckusDu
3.1/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

RuckusDu, Jan 19, 2012
Old Style Pilsner from Molson Coors Canada
68 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.