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Molson Canadian Light - Molson Coors Canada

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Molson Canadian LightMolson Canadian Light

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125 Ratings

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Ratings: 125
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 2.55
pDev: 26.67%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | 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:
Canadian Light maintains the same character as Molson Canadian, which is slowly fermented to provide a light beer.

(Beer added by: IrishRedRock on 08-19-2002)
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2.5/5  rDev -2%

mmmbeerNY, Jul 08, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

instinct2, Dec 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev +17.6%

pavpav12, Dec 06, 2011
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1.75/5  rDev -31.4%

misternebbie, Saturday at 04:03 AM
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3.35/5  rDev +31.4%

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.

sabrills70, Nov 07, 2004
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3/5  rDev +17.6%

TonyY, Jul 28, 2013
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2/5  rDev -21.6%

uziangis, Jan 13, 2012
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2.65/5  rDev +3.9%

(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.

Beastdog75, Jul 29, 2003
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3.15/5  rDev +23.5%

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.

JohnnyM2002, Feb 03, 2008
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2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

Dapper_Dan_Man, Aug 06, 2013
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1.85/5  rDev -27.5%

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.

CBFanWish, Jan 12, 2004
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3.25/5  rDev +27.5%

dsnyder61, Sep 18, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Bjlps, Apr 10, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

charlesjwinkler, Jul 20, 2013
3/5  rDev +17.6%

IDABEERGUY, Jun 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev +17.6%

akinsja, Nov 28, 2011
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2/5  rDev -21.6%

billbeers, Jul 17, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -2%

Ropowers3, Jul 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev +17.6%

digitalflood, Nov 08, 2013
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1/5  rDev -60.8%

bsopko, Feb 16, 2013
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2/5  rDev -21.6%

jrutigs, Nov 16, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -2%

I really do not care for this beer or any molson beer, it gives me really bad gas. Light color and body with no hops or malt just a bunch of corn and rice. My mother in law comes and she brings the crap, so i have to drink it and my wife puts up with the gas.

kunzbrew, Sep 26, 2002
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2.5/5  rDev -2%

Bighorn, Jun 30, 2012
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3/5  rDev +17.6%

sketchyhoodie, Feb 10, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -2%

VTBrewHound, Jul 05, 2014
Molson Canadian Light from Molson Coors Canada
62 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.