Molson Canadian Lager | Molson Coors Canada

Molson Canadian LagerMolson Canadian Lager
BA SCORE
7.8%
Liked This Beer
2.81 w/ 1,767 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:
#43,532
Reviews:
528
Ratings:
1,767
Liked:
137
Avg:
2.81/5
pDev:
23.84%
Alströms:
3.31
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
441
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,767 |  Reviews: 528
Photo of Tadhg67
2.85/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of pshu
4.45/5  rDev +58.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dcotom
3.36/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mattmarka1
1.27/5  rDev -54.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of ikidunot
3.07/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of kevofficiel
3.01/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Molson Canadian Lager from Molson Coors. Bought a 18 pack of can for 21,99$.

Look: Gold yellow color with bubbles streaming up, that makes a finger of head that quikly goes away.

Smell: Corn and some adjuncts

Taste: Sweet bitter adjuncts lager. Some corn. Lots of sweetness.

Feel: Goes down really easy. Feels like a premium lager.

So overall would I recommend it? Sure, this is much better than molson dry or a budweiser. You should take a look on this beer

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Photo of gandres
2.41/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12 ounce can poured to glass
Appearance: pale, very light amber golden, very big white foam that quickly dissipates, clear
Aroma:malty, not a lot of aroma
Taste: tart, low but lingering bitterness
Feel: very carbonated but abrupt finish, tart, long finish bitter tart
Overall: fair to good beer, can be repeat, but not something to look forward to
Drank August 17, 2016

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Photo of wejohnsn
3/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerOps
2.92/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of vette2006c5r
2.14/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Canadian Lager pours a straw color with a big lacing head. Aromas of corn meal and landfill. Taste is very grainy, lots of filler, cornmeal and landfill on a hot summer day. Good feel though. Overall, looks good, but very very grainy and fake taste.

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Photo of Gkruszewski
2.79/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Amateurbrewmaster
2.79/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

You know what, it isn't completely garbage. It's not the best, but hell it's drinkable and it's refreshing. To me, if it had more body and more of a hoppy presence I would definitely mark it higher.

Appearance: Solid gold. Lots of bubbles streaming up making a centimeter high head that only covers half the glass.
Smell: Not a whole lot of aroma. Little bit of adjuncts and some breadiness.
Taste: Doesn't perfectly follow the nose. Lots more breadiness. Certainly not overly sweet or bitter. It is well balanced, but it definitely needs a noble spicy hop to make it better.
Feel: Feels light and watery. Healthy amount of carbonation.
Overall: if you have a cooler full of macros and this is one of them, I'll probably go after this one. It's not too bad.

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Photo of Dg12
2.24/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Act25
2.8/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

No better than any other mass adjunct in my view, just better looking. As kids we were fooled by the origin (Coors/Colorado; Molson&Labatt/CAN) but they're all corn beers like the rest of American diet. I dont do flavored coffee or chocolate and I dont do corn-sweetened anything so why would I like flavored or corn-based beer?

A: The head and lace have a soapy quality, which resides in the taste and feel too, and the appearance is the best part. The beer is crystal pale yellow with lots of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head that gradually receded, leaving a thin head covering the surface and lots of lacing all the way down. Almost too sudsy.

S: Light aromas of perfumey corn flakes w minor, floral hops. Soapy perfumey here too. Hardly a man's beer!

T: Similar to the smell, the taste has flavors of flowers, bath foam, corn and rice, with scant bitterness to try to bring a conclusion to a wafery, thin, scented, soapy mess of a beer.

M: It feels cloying and mouth coating like soapy bath water. and it is light-bodied, soapy, watery and not at all clean on the palate with lame, fading carbonation.
O: Not refreshing, this is a lame, soapy, unmanly beer. It's marks fade as it does as you drink it.

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Photo of Malacant
2.97/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Basic beer. A bit too carbonated for me.

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Photo of thoglund
2.5/5  rDev -11%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of AngryDutchman
3/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A couple of 12 oz cans while standing on a corner.
Look? Drank it from the can which is simple and straightforward. In sure it's straw colored which is "to style."
Smell - grainy and metallic, like the first beers I ever tried. Brings back fond memories although it may be the can speaking. Pabst in the 70's tasted metallic because of the water. But I digress...
Taste is fine "for what it is." Somewhat better than the typical "American Standard" since it seems less corny and more barley. Hops are minimal but must be there since it isn't "Keystone-ish."
Feel - most would probably say under carbonated but that's a plus in my book. I'm happy enough. Again, for what it is..
It's a North American Adjunct Lager and not unpleasant. Satisfying without trying. All 3s.

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Photo of forshamegetit
3.05/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of edthehead
2.4/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of CBrodbeck
3.06/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Rock_Glenn
2.23/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Tastes of fresh barley and is actually impressive for it's fine flavor. But just plain tastes watered down. Like they actually added a bunch of water after brewing. And always seems under carbonated to me.

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Photo of Beerdrinking
3.74/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Solid beer for drinking. A great basic beer. The beer I support during stanley cup playoffs and other times of the year. Obviously not a craft but it's my beer for casual drinking. Good enough.

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Photo of Squire123
2.85/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of -chii-
2/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Tracker83
3.47/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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