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Old Style Pilsner - Molson Coors Canada

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BA SCORE
68
poor

110 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 110
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 2.83
pDev: 23.32%
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.

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3.5/5  rDev +23.7%

1stOffender, Jul 18, 2013
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2/5  rDev -29.3%

KStark, Jul 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev +6%

jcubz, Jul 17, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -38.2%

deNevers, Jul 17, 2013
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2/5  rDev -29.3%

jmkoscie, Jul 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev +6%

liamt07, Jul 01, 2013
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2/5  rDev -29.3%

cam477, Jun 20, 2013
Photo of spinrsx
2.68/5  rDev -5.3%
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
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4/5  rDev +41.3%

rudiker81, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of TerryW
2.46/5  rDev -13.1%
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
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3.25/5  rDev +14.8%

Seanvino, Mar 10, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -2.8%

LampertLand, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of tbeckett
3.34/5  rDev +18%
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
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3/5  rDev +6%

bumchilly25, Dec 10, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -11.7%

YamagamiTravis, Nov 03, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +14.8%

Melomanemusher, Aug 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +23.7%

Vyronian, Aug 18, 2012
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3.4/5  rDev +20.1%
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
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3.5/5  rDev +23.7%

Alberta_Beer_Guy, Jul 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +32.5%

bzzerr, Jul 11, 2012
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1.52/5  rDev -46.3%

bulldogops, Jul 04, 2012
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3.23/5  rDev +14.1%
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 +14.8%

A_Phrance, Jun 11, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -20.5%

smellgoats, May 13, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -11.7%

beerhunter13, Apr 12, 2012
Old Style Pilsner from Molson Coors Canada
68 out of 100 based on 110 ratings.