Molson Canadian Lager | Molson Coors Canada

Molson Canadian LagerMolson Canadian Lager
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Molson Canadian LagerMolson Canadian Lager

Brewed by:
Molson Coors Canada
Ontario, Canada

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

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Ratings: 1,767 |  Reviews: 528
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2/5  rDev -28.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.65/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review adapted from notes taken 9/4/11

Note: 300th review posted to BA, this beer holds a special place in my heart

Appearance: Pours a clear gold, white head, some fizzy lacing - good for the style

Smell: Grains and some dry corn - cereal malts with some graininess - some slight spiciness, but mostly this just smells like a remarkably inoffensive lager

Taste: Quite similar to the aroma - mild, but more flavorful than the "average" adjunct lager - cereal malts, grain, corn - slightly sweet, but mostly dry - for the style, this is nicely balanced - slightly bitter - nothing exciting here, but nothing bad

Mouthfeel: Nicely carbonated, smooth, crisp, clean - medium body

Overall: Not the best, even for this style, but... it opened doors

When I think back to what kick-started my interest in craft beer, Molson Canadian is one of three beers that comes to my mind. I will save these for my 400th and 500th review. Anyway, when I first had Molson Canadian, it was remarkably better than the crap I had tasted up to that point. Honestly, it's not that great, and it isn't as good as Narragansett Lager, but it is worth a try.

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2.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -11%

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3.5/5  rDev +24.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +24.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -11%

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2.5/5  rDev -11%

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3/5  rDev +6.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -11%

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3.5/5  rDev +24.6%

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3/5  rDev +6.8%

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3/5  rDev +6.8%

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3/5  rDev +6.8%

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2/5  rDev -28.8%

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3.2/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a golden yellow with a half of an inch of loose, bubbly head that has decent retention. There are a ton of carbonation bubbles rising to the top. It smells grainy and a little musty with some faint grassy undertones. The flavor is grainy, a little bitter, and finishes with a faint grassiness. The mouthfeel is light, well carbonated, and smooth.

This is a decent, sessionable lager. It's not overly flavorful but it's not offensive in any way either. It's clean and refreshing. I would have this again.

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5/5  rDev +77.9%

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3/5  rDev +6.8%

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3/5  rDev +6.8%

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3/5  rDev +6.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -11%

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2.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Molson Canadian Lager from Molson Coors Canada
Beer rating: 7.8% out of 100 with 1,767 ratings
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