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Molson Dry - Molson Coors Canada

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Ratings: 127
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 2.45
pDev: 24.49%
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.

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2.25/5  rDev -8.2%

DaPan, Feb 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +42.9%

Kloug, Feb 07, 2013
Photo of WoodBrew
2.21/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Tried the Molson Dry at Baton Rouge in Montreal and it was just a beer nothing exciting. Poured a clear golden yellow with thin white head that did not lace. The smell was wet grain. The taste was typical of most Adjunct american beers. The mouthfeel was light in body with good carbonation to start and then faded. Overall it was ok.

WoodBrew, Jan 31, 2013
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3/5  rDev +22.4%

Beerman1977, Dec 31, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +2%

bumchilly25, Dec 10, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -28.6%

sbarre, Nov 25, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev +12.2%

mjacquard, Nov 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev +22.4%

Kremlock, Sep 24, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -49%

Odri, Sep 13, 2012
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3/5  rDev +22.4%

meehandennis, Sep 01, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev +12.2%

Melomanemusher, Aug 26, 2012
Photo of jaslesp
2.1/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This beer is very below average because it says it's a dry but if it would be a normal lager i would probably give it a 3 for average. The apperance is below average and the smell is malty and corny. The taste and the mouthfeel doesn't make it a dry. Overall an average beer but it isn't a dry!

jaslesp, Aug 22, 2012
Photo of JamesHenjum
1.88/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A: Golden yellow with a decent soapy head.

S: Wet grass with maybe some lemon peel.

T: Again the lemon peel comes out a bit on the end with some bitterness. Not much flavor, but that is not a bad thing for this kind of beer I suppose. Didn't notice any malts.

M: Nice carbonation and no aftertaste which is how a dry beer is meant to be.

O: Decent macro lager from Canada. Much better than Labatt Bleue. I prefer the regular Molson, but it costs more usually in Montreal where I am on vacation right now. Ok beer on a hot day, but there are better and cheaper options.

JamesHenjum, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of spinrsx
2.1/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

12oz Can Costco Quebec

Appearance - Clear yellow colour with an average size fizzy white coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some faint lacing. The head lasted for 2 or 3 minutes.

Smell - Malts, breads/grains, metallic, corn

Taste & Mouth - There is an abov average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts and corn mixed with some slightly harsh herbal/metallic notes. It ends with a grainy/'dry' aftertaste.

Overall - I seem to recall enjoying this beer when I was younger.. I guess I've come a long way since then. It's a distinct metallic slightly harsh taste that doesn't make it all that drinkable. I wouldn't buy this one again.

spinrsx, Jul 26, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev +12.2%

kobeer, Jul 24, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +32.7%

Alberta_Beer_Guy, Jul 16, 2012
Photo of thehyperduck
2.85/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Fancy new re-branded 355 mL can from TBS. I worked at a liquor store in Edmonton a while back and that was the only place I had ever seen anyone purchase this stuff (though, like all loyalists, they of course insisted it was 'the good stuff'). I've never seen anyone in Ontario drinking this, ever, but I am assuming it's just one of those brews that is only popular regionally (like Old Style Pilsner) or in certain age brackets (like OV).

Pours a familiar pale golden-yellow colour, topped with one finger of fizzy, soapy white head that fizzles its way down to a smooth cap over the next minute or two. Pretty indistinguishable from most of the other pale lagers in the Molson portfolio. The aroma is bland with no real redeeming qualities; it just smells like corny cereal adjunct sweetness.

Acceptable flavour for the style, but nothing out of the ordinary really. With only some grainy pale malts and corny sweetness, there isn't a lot to dissect here. Slightly dry finish with a bit of a corny vibe. Drink this stuff quickly - the flavour is quite minimal when cold, but as it warms it starts to taste more and more like apple juice. Light-bodied and watery, with lower-than-average carbonation. Smooth-drinking and fairly refreshing.

Final Grade: 2.85, a forgettable C grade. Molson Dry shows the approximate level of quality that I've come to expect from one of Molson's 'premium brand' lagers. It's drinkable and fairly clean, but inherently bland and not a standout in its category. I'd have no trouble drinking this again - but realistically, if I'm at a pub or shop with selection so poor that getting Molson Dry is even a valid consideration, I'd probably just get Canadian. Skip this stuff; unless you've been riding this horse since the beginnings of the Dry Beer Craze, there's no compelling reason to hop onto it now.

thehyperduck, Jul 06, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +2%

MattBreight, Jul 06, 2012
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2/5  rDev -18.4%

bulldogops, Jul 04, 2012
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2/5  rDev -18.4%

Wordslinger, May 26, 2012
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2/5  rDev -18.4%

Yeoman9459, May 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +63.3%

selator, Apr 30, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev +12.2%

aceparadis, Apr 13, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +2%

szmnnl99, Mar 24, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -38.8%

randylangford, Mar 21, 2012
Molson Dry from Molson Coors Canada
61 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.