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Molson Dry - Molson Coors Canada

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61
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115 Ratings
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Ratings: 115
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 2.47
pDev: 23.48%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Molson Coors Canada visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An easy-drinking beer of superior character, Molson Dry has won numerous international brewing awards. This extra dry brew imparts a subtle impression of hops with no residual bitterness. Launched in 1989, Molson Dry was awarded the North American Specialty Lager gold medal by the 2002 World Beer Cup.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-15-2003)
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chadmbogo

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +72.1%

05-02-2013 13:47:53 | More by chadmbogo
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selator


4/5  rDev +61.9%

04-30-2012 20:00:32 | More by selator
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TwinSox33

New Hampshire

3.9/5  rDev +57.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Well, I started my journey on this stuff at Expos games, so the rating is due to sentimentality. It's really not bad, no intricate flavor, and it goes down easy. There is a sweet flavor that can be barely detected in the body, I'd chalk it up to either a slightly fruited hop, or brewer's corn syrup, but In a Dry, I'm not sure they'd use that. It's like hammering down water, no bitterness, and crisp finish, not as horrible as people say. Wish they had it in the states.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2008 03:26:21 | More by TwinSox33
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Kloug

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +41.7%

02-07-2013 00:41:44 | More by Kloug
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francisweizen

Alaska

3.38/5  rDev +36.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Molson Dry is slightly worse in the bottle. It pours a nice light yellow colour with a small head into my pilsener glass. It smells of hops, and some light malts. It tastes very basic; malty and hoppy. The finish is very hoppy and dry. Bitter, even. The mouthfeel is crisp and to-the-point. The drinkability is very good.
Cheers!,
F.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2003 10:44:14 | More by francisweizen
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Alberta_Beer_Guy

Alberta (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +31.6%

07-16-2012 00:41:45 | More by Alberta_Beer_Guy
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +31.6%

02-18-2013 01:43:25 | More by LampertLand
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302BeerGuy

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev +31.6%

06-18-2014 19:41:28 | More by 302BeerGuy
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JOaikido

Quebec (Canada)

3.15/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

341 ml brown bottle.

A- Nice golden yellow colour. Weak, thin, but present head. Head dissipates rapidly but a few bubbles stick around till the end. basic clear macro lager.

S- basic lager smell out of bottle. Reminds me of some macro euro-lagers. Weak. Slightly sweet smelling, especially as it warms. Faint hops. Would be OK if it the aroma was more noriceably present.

T- Has virtually no flavour when cold. Some tap water tastes stronger. Best I can say is that there are no off flavours. This is the reason I used to drink this in my youth when only macros were available. At least it didn't taste bad!
A bit of grapes and grassy-floral hops taste as it warms. Touch of bitterness in the finish.

MF- Clean, crisp, refreshing. One of the better cheap thirst quenchers. great if you're not looking for flavour but still want beer.

D- Easy to drink thirst quencher with more alcohol kick than a light beer. Better cold. Honestly better than most beers of its type and I would take it over a number of more expensive, in comparison, imports (such as Heineken or Carlsberg for example).

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2007 17:11:10 | More by JOaikido
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nokes

Ontario (Canada)

3.05/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

From notes.

Poured fairly aggressively into a pilsner glass bringing up a foamy 1-finger head that dissipated very quickly. Pale amber, big bubbles coming all the way from the bottom. Looks fizzy...and about as average as average gets.

Smells fairly bland, too, but there is some light maltiness and a grainy/grassy tinge. Not unpleasant, but, yeah...average.

Tastes faintly sweet with very light citrusy notes and some metallic overtones. Light malt and bread. Fine, but underwhelming.

Carbonation is fairly strong, feel is kinda thin. More or less balanced, I guess, but maybe a bit too fizzy.

Drinkability-wise, this is just fine. It's refreshing. A person could knock these back pretty easily.

On a hot summer day, I can see this being a reasonable macro to turn to. It's not offensive. I won't go looking for it, but in a fridge full of macros, this one would go quicker than some I've tried.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2009 01:22:01 | More by nokes
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danbouch10

Pennsylvania

3.03/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle.
Had a decent foam head that lasted while drinking it. The one detractor from this beer is the slight metallic smell and taste which seems to briefly interrupt its enjoyment.
This beer appears to be regionally restricted to Canada and not available in the US. I'm a pretty big fan of the Molson family of beers and although Molson Dry is an average dry beer, I would certainly welcome it's shelf presence at my local distributor.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2011 22:30:02 | More by danbouch10
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plaid75

New York

3.03/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured a medium straw hue with a one and a half finger foamy white head. There was good retention and decent lacing.

The smell featured a doughy malt with a smooth sweetness.

The taste consisted of a relatively full adjunct malt with some corn sweetness and a light grassy hop. A bit sweet for a dry beer.

The mouthfeel was toward the fuller side of the style.

Overall a pretty flavorful macro.

Serving type: can

05-14-2009 01:39:56 | More by plaid75
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DoubleJ

California

3.03/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Sampled at the Madhatter Saloon, on to the beer:

How do I describe this beer? Take Canadian, clean up the taste and aroma, give it more alcohol, and eliminate the aftertaste. While it's not as good as Canadian, it's still pretty enjoyable. This non-offensive, lightly flavored beer seems to be a popular choice for swilling down in Québec.

Serving type: on-tap

12-26-2007 18:19:13 | More by DoubleJ
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slitherySOB

Ontario (Canada)

3.03/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

A cheap Molson product that is appreciated only when mass amounts of beer want to be ingested with the accompinament of pizza, burgers & fries, or other greasy food. Actually, it's not bad. The price is right also. It's a cheaply priced, cheap flavoured beer. When poured in a pilsner glass, the head does a whoosh, as this is very carbonated. It then settles down to a pathetic film. It's a light gold colour, very fizzy appearance. Smell was light malt, hops, and faint alcohol. Tasted bland, but that's too be expected from a cheap beer like this. It is dry, leaving any thirst beforehand quenched. I could drink this all day, but would prefer not too.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2003 11:19:36 | More by slitherySOB
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RomaniIteDomum

Florida

3/5  rDev +21.5%

10-15-2013 04:24:00 | More by RomaniIteDomum
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DreamDeath

New Brunswick (Canada)

3/5  rDev +21.5%

05-18-2014 06:30:39 | More by DreamDeath
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pavpav12

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +21.5%

12-06-2011 02:38:11 | More by pavpav12
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pcsnyder

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +21.5%

05-10-2013 13:00:01 | More by pcsnyder
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Beerman1977

Austria

3/5  rDev +21.5%

12-31-2012 00:13:03 | More by Beerman1977
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wizo

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev +21.5%

02-07-2012 00:36:31 | More by wizo
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rbuisson

Manitoba (Canada)

3/5  rDev +21.5%

11-25-2011 20:16:02 | More by rbuisson
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Kremlock

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev +21.5%

09-24-2012 21:14:20 | More by Kremlock
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marty21

Manitoba (Canada)

3/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a golden colour with a very big white foamy head. That lasted quite awhile and settled to a nice cap. Not really any lacing.

S: A faint grainy malt smell. Also smells a bit sweet and a faint metallic smell.

T: Not much there a little sweetness and grains to it. It's a bit watery but not in a bad way.

M: It has a light body with light to medium carbonation. It does have the dry finish it's named for. Goes down smooth and crisp. Very drinkable.

D: Not sure if my palette has changed or what but this wasn't nearly as bad as I remembered. I was initially not looking forward to this review but I was happily surprised. It hardly had any metallic traits that I distinctly remember from other experiences with this beer. I might have to turn to this beer more if I'm looking for a cheap macro beer.

Serving type: can

12-12-2010 04:38:15 | More by marty21
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meehandennis

Maine

3/5  rDev +21.5%

08-31-2012 23:58:38 | More by meehandennis
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cyrenaica

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This used to be a slightle better than average beer at an average price. First available in the early 90s when dry beer was all the rage. They have revised it in recent years with a slightly different recipe and a lower price.

Originally advertised as a beer with no aftertaste. They lied. Molson Dry pours a light golden colour with little or no head. The aroma is pleasant to the nostrils, not overly powerful. The flavour and texture are very smooth. This is a beer that goes down easily...too easily. An old standby.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2007 02:32:46 | More by cyrenaica
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Molson Dry from Molson Coors Canada
61 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.