Molson Canadian Lager | Molson Coors Canada

Molson Canadian LagerMolson Canadian Lager
BA SCORE
2.82/5
1,771 Ratings
Molson Canadian LagerMolson Canadian Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Molson Coors Canada
Ontario, Canada
molson.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Around the world, Canada is seen as a shining example of nature at its best. We have thousands of freshwater lakes and barley fields as far as the eye can see. That's what makes us so proud to brew Molson Canadian, our signature beer. Brewed without preservatives, from St. Johns to Vancouver, over 3000 Canadians have a hand in bringing Molson Canadian to their family, their friends, and their communities. The people who live here truly deserve a beer brewed with the best this land has to offer. That’s why we make sure our award winning lager is as clean, crisp and fresh as the incredible country it comes from.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-20-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,901
Reviews:
528
Ratings:
1,771
pDev:
23.76%
Bros Score:
3.31
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
441
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 1,771 |  Reviews: 528
Photo of Chupame
4.88/5  rDev +73%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 5

Awesome flavor and taste

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Photo of DrewTheBrew
2.81/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ih8rt
2.6/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of SlightlyGrey
2.78/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of UCLABrewN84
2.86/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BrewNoob1
3.07/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Tony4536
4.5/5  rDev +59.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pat61
3.5/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: brilliant gold with rapidly rising bubbles under a 1" white cap wih good retention

S: has a light grain and cracker smell seasoned with a light touch of hop spice

T: fairly mild clean smooth flavors with a hint of fruit, light grains, and a mild bitterness

F: the body is medium light and the fermentation is medium high.

O: this mild, easy to drink beer offers little to challenge or excite

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Photo of csmrx7
2.41/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Mark-MGD
4.85/5  rDev +72%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

My go to on a hot day. Best consumed at 32F.

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Photo of StormAles
2.49/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of wbpattonjr
4.18/5  rDev +48.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I am trying to find a replacement for Heineken, which I dearly love the taste, but will not ever purchase another, because of their liberal stance on "open borders". I have tried many and so far only Shiner original premium and Molson Canadian lager are acceptable.

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Photo of Nace4
2.85/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of beerreddy
4.3/5  rDev +52.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of paulish
3.25/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of davidward
2.11/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Just a standard, industrial Lager beer.

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Photo of cknoch
2.94/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Zaphog
2.43/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BellinghamBiker
2.59/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of DeanAmbrose
2.6/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Poured into a plastic cup at a local bar. Pale straw yellow with quickly fading foam. Smells like beer. Taste was slightly sweet but not overwhelming. Mouth feel was a little watery but it went down smooth. Carbonation that made me burp quite a bit. Over all not bad. Typical mass produced brew. This is a party beer and it is cheap.

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Photo of jkblr
3.3/5  rDev +17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle BB 9/4/17 poured into a pint glass at fridge temp. The beer is very pale straw yellow in color with a film of white head. I get a hint of corn in the aroma and little else. The taste follows with malt and corn combined and no bitterness. The mouthfeel is light with heavy carbonation and only a touch of oily/soapy feel on the swallow. Overall, ok. It's a decent AAL. I was in the mood watching hockey, so ok.

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Photo of dbl_delta
2.86/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Bottle ordered by mistake (hey they thought they had Molson 1908 Strong Ale, which sounded like it was worth a shot). About what you'd expect. Canadian Budweiser, eh? I'd have poured it if I'd had a drain handy.
Stay away.

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Photo of fthegiants
1.73/5  rDev -38.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of swim
2.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

A: Transparent gold yellow and a very thin layer of frothy white head.

S: Faint typical lager smell. A hint of fruitiness, like apple or pear. An even smaller hint of funky adjunct graininess.

T: A somewhat crisp but very mellow lagery flavor. Has a bit of a funky adjunct and corny grainy taste to it. A touch of toastiness and fruitiness. More sweet than bitter but not much of either. Light and short lived aftertaste.

F: Medium carbonation. Somewhat smooth but thin and watery. Nearly no coating of the mouth.

O: Pretty flavorless even for what it is. Certainly drinkable but not exactly enjoyable.

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Photo of Breizhe
2.55/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

There's no more accurate a word to describe Molson Canadian than "average". One of (in my own opinion) the most inoffensive big beers, usually available at a decent price. Alright for a party, camping, or barbeque where someone is likely to nick a can or two, but not great for relaxed settings.

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Molson Canadian Lager from Molson Coors Canada
Beer rating: 2.82 out of 5 with 1,771 ratings
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