Molson Golden | Molson Coors Canada

BA SCORE
66
poor
632 Ratings
THE BROS
64
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A smooth, mellow beer of moderate sweetness, not too bitter and slightly malty.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-20-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
632
Reviews:
221
Avg:
2.78
pDev:
23.02%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
120
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 632 |  Reviews: 221
Photo of rodbeermunch
2.74/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Yellow beer, that didn't produce any head over 1/8" and that was gone before you could even greet it with a sniff. Aroma was corn sweetness, some skunking, but an appreciable amount.

Mild bitterness, metallic, corny, tons of carbonation. Not much in the way of malt though. Hot weather beer only I'd say, I dunno how this is drank so much around hockey games unless you're the one playing and sweating.

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Photo of Jcarriglio
2.55/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Mardukk
3.31/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

The look is average straw yellow. With limited head and lacing.

The smell isn't much to speak of, grains and a little bit of corn.

The taste is the best part about this beer. This is an balanced lager with a nice green apple hop bite and some grains. Not overly sweet or bitter very balanced.

Overall, one of the best adjunct lagers out there or American Pale Lager. Limited adjunct and a surprising bite and drinkability. Recommended if you want a macro lager.

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Photo of Zazzi82
2.44/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Zylod
2.5/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Try-em-all
1.96/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Maybe I got a bad batch, but this resembled hemlock to me.

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Photo of scootercrabb
2.01/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of AfricanPete14
2.62/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

This was a pretty decent beer with a good taste. Pours a nice golden yellow with a relatively foamy head. It smells of sour grain. Has a sour corn/grain and malt aftertaste. The level of carbonation seemed to be a bit more than others, but regardless it's a pretty solid beer to drink.

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Photo of firkingroovin
2.91/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of hozersr
2.77/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of GCB68
3.04/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Aegelis
2/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

To be fair, I didn't realize it was a pale when I picked it up. When I see the word "golden", I'm thinking something darker, with some aroma, a stronger flavour and a crisper finish. This boarderlines a light beer. This said, there's nothing otherwise wrong with it and likely fits a lot of people's definition of a good beer, but it's not exciting to me.

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Photo of Russell321
2.34/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BigMike
3.17/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of magine
3.03/5  rDev +9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Barracudas
2/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of cmkstewart
3.91/5  rDev +40.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A charming brew that makes me remember a time when things were just a little bit simpler. It was a day unlike any other with a very slight and welcomed chill on the wind near Banff NP. I sat down with my Father and shared a bottle of this beautiful brew. We got into a spot of trouble as I was only 7 at the time, but we thought that was legal drinking age in the Great White North. Still, the beer has the warm golden tones of a July sunset. The smell and taste of the nectar God himself drinks after he mows the lawn in July. But, the feeling is a smooth intake and mild finish, like me when I've had a few. Overall this is an above average daily drinker, also like me it is best in shot bursts.

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Photo of Budinetz
2/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of bowzer4birdie
3.08/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of pat61
3.25/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

L: Pours brilliant gold under a moderately persistent white foam cap, very lively and lacey.
S: Graham cracker and some sloral spice, very faint skunk.
T: Crisp, dry, some light caramel sweetness on the finish, big cracker flavors but fairly light overall.
F: Light, highly carbonated
O: Not as good as I remember from the 70’s in Toronto but better than I had feared.

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Photo of chipper17257
2/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Just an average beer to me

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Photo of Pens1967
2.53/5  rDev -9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of jgiordano88
2.66/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of micromaniac129
2.5/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of mi1154
2.96/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pretty average beer in my book. Nothing spectacular, but also a pretty solid taste. Reminds me of a very mellow pils. Maybe something I would enjoy on a hot day.

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Molson Golden from Molson Coors Canada
2.78 out of 5 based on 632 ratings.
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