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Molson Dry - Molson Coors Canada

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125 Ratings
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Ratings: 125
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 2.44
pDev: 24.59%
Wants: 4
Gots: 5 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +74.2%

chadmbogo, May 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +63.9%

selator, Apr 30, 2012
Photo of TwinSox33
3.9/5  rDev +59.8%
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.

TwinSox33, May 06, 2008
Photo of Kloug
3.5/5  rDev +43.4%

Kloug, Feb 07, 2013
Photo of francisweizen
3.38/5  rDev +38.5%
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.

francisweizen, Apr 02, 2003
Photo of Alberta_Beer_Guy
3.25/5  rDev +33.2%

Alberta_Beer_Guy, Jul 16, 2012
Photo of LampertLand
3.25/5  rDev +33.2%

LampertLand, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of probert
3.25/5  rDev +33.2%

probert, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of Sathanas
3.25/5  rDev +33.2%

Sathanas, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of JOaikido
3.15/5  rDev +29.1%
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).

JOaikido, Jul 05, 2007
Photo of nokes
3.05/5  rDev +25%
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.

nokes, Aug 10, 2009
Photo of danbouch10
3.03/5  rDev +24.2%
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.

danbouch10, Jan 16, 2011
Photo of plaid75
3.03/5  rDev +24.2%
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.

plaid75, May 14, 2009
Photo of DoubleJ
3.03/5  rDev +24.2%
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.

DoubleJ, Dec 26, 2007
Photo of slitherySOB
3.03/5  rDev +24.2%
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.

slitherySOB, Apr 02, 2003
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3/5  rDev +23%

RomaniIteDomum, Oct 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev +23%

DreamDeath, May 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev +23%

pavpav12, Dec 06, 2011
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3/5  rDev +23%

pcsnyder, May 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev +23%

Beerman1977, Dec 31, 2012
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3/5  rDev +23%

wizo, Feb 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev +23%

rbuisson, Nov 25, 2011
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3/5  rDev +23%

Kremlock, Sep 24, 2012
Photo of marty21
3/5  rDev +23%
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.

marty21, Dec 12, 2010
Photo of meehandennis
3/5  rDev +23%

meehandennis, Sep 01, 2012
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Molson Dry from Molson Coors Canada
59 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.