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Molson Canadian Light - Molson Coors Canada

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BA SCORE
62
poor

131 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 131
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 2.55
pDev: 27.06%
Wants: 2
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Molson Coors Canada visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: IrishRedRock on 08-19-2002

Canadian Light maintains the same character as Molson Canadian, which is slowly fermented to provide a light beer.
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3.25/5  rDev +27.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -2%

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2.5/5  rDev -2%

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2.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +47.1%

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2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

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3/5  rDev +17.6%

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2.86/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Pours a very pale straw hue, with excellent clarity. The bubbly white head reaches only one finger in height, but holds well. Little to no lacing. Faint grain adjunct smell, mostly clean. The taste is equally bland; some grain adjuncts and slight hop bite that leaves a bitter aftertaste worth mentioning. Thin body and high carbonation make up a crisp mouthfeel. The flavor is not bad for a light lager, and it is fairly balanced, but its so thin that eventually the alcohol is percived and detracts from its drinkability.

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3/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.33/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poures a lite golden color with a 1 figer head after a fairly agressive pour. OK lace. Not much smell here - which is average for a "lite" beer. Very faint malt smells with even fainter hop smells. Picking up some corn and rice smells as well. Taste is OK for a "lite". Some subtle sweet malt with a bit of hops. Watery, but that is pretty much what I expected. Is better than other more popular "lites" (AB), and worse than others (Sam Adams). An average lite beer.

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2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

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2/5  rDev -21.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -2%

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2.65/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

(Repost since my original review strangely disappeared)

I find most light beers to be unspectacular (or some, just downright nasty). Molson Canadian Light surprised me in that for the most part it remained true to the regular version. Sure regular Molson Canadian isn't a very spectacular beer in itself, but I just found it surprising that a beer's light counterpart actually has some taste.

Molson Canadian Light poured a bright straw color with a golden hue. A decent foamy white head formed and lasted about a minute. The smell is of light grains with a slightly sweet character to them. The mouthfeel was watery and fizzy like any light beer. The initial taste struck me as sweet, as the grain flavors made their way through. Although not awful, corn does seem to be a primary flavor in this brew. The usual light beer wateriness is here, but I kept on thinking that this stuff tastes alot like the original. One thing that sets them apart is that I detected almost no hops here whatsoever. No bitterness or dryness to be found. The aftertaste was light, with some lingering husk flavors and grainy/corny sweetness. Also there is no alcoholic warmth in the end to finish this one off.

This had less hop flavor, more wateriness, and more husk flavors and sweetness than the regular version, but once you get past that the two are very closely related. Not too bad for a light beer, although I certainly do not plan to drink this regularly. Definitely easy to drink, and as clean as clean gets.

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3.15/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Sampled from a 12 oz can, poured into a mug out of the fridge.

A - Pours a clear straw-yellow with a creamy white head; little lacing, but strong carbonation.

S - Mild grains with some minor floral notes in the background.

T - Semi-sweet, juicy grains with a finish that is anything but dry. Slight wheat aftertaste.

M - Thin body with strong carbonation that sticks around. Just a bit too thin, though.

D - This is what I keep in the fridge for guests who aren't willing to try something different...I grabbed one today to kick off Superbowl Sunday. Not a bad selection for a light lager at all, and it went well in my Dallas Cowboys mug. Figured it was about time to review it.

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3/5  rDev +17.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

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3/5  rDev +17.6%

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3/5  rDev +17.6%

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1.88/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Just imagine Canadian watered down. Terrible. This crystal clear yellow beer came to me with a nice manufactured head. It was gone in seconds. The smell was of corn and there wasn't much of that. There was a buttery taste. I don't know much, but I know that this is not a good thing.I also had a hint of grains to finish it off. A bitter aftertaste.

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3/5  rDev +17.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -2%

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2/5  rDev -21.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

Molson Canadian Light from Molson Coors Canada
62 out of 100 based on 131 ratings.