Molson Ice | Molson Coors Canada

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Molson IceMolson Ice

Brewed by:
Molson Coors Canada
Ontario, Canada

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-03-2001

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Photo of powoo19
4.5/5  rDev +71.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a great beer. I enjoy ice beers as it is,but the smoothness of this beer is exceptional. The smell is very pleasing and the aftertaste is easy on the palate...
A good all around beer while watching the Patriots on a Sunday.
Happy Drinking

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Photo of apu1
4.5/5  rDev +71.8%

Photo of AdmiralBaltimore_29
4.44/5  rDev +69.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Canadian beers are great and Molson Ice? Takes the cake as one of the best beers in Canada. Molson Ice is good for two things... drinking... and marinating a roast in it because the flavor is absolutely excellent.

I gave it an overall 4 because it could've been better. I keep buying it because of the swell taste of it. It's not this: "punch you in the kidneys" taste.

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Photo of abriggs1
4.42/5  rDev +68.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

I'm very surprised this beer got such low ratings. It may be mass produced, and it may not be all that unique, but Molson Ice is certainly delicious and gets you very drunk on the cheap. This is not a craft brew, but for what it is there aren't many better beers out there. Molson Ice manages to be refreshing, tasty, and full of alcoholic goodness, a trifecter of awesomeness. It drinks well in hot and cold weather. You can down one after mowing your lawn or let it warm you up on a cold winter night. Molson Ice and I go way back. My taste in beer has certainly become much more eclectic since the days of chugging Molson Ice in my parent's basement, but I don't think I'll ever get sick of this beer.

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Photo of the3rdtriumph
4.26/5  rDev +62.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a pilsner glass.

I don't understand the "poor" rating this beer has.

This beer pours like a lager should. Nice head, clear and yellow. What are lagers supposed to look like again? Last time I checked, this!

Smells of corn and barley. Smells like Mickey's. If that's a bad thing, I don't know beer. Smells like it's going to be easy drinking yet give you a generous amount of alcohol.

Taste: oh my. Think of malt liquor, without the cloying sweetness. Or off putting aftertastes for you purists. This tastes great! Little hit of alcohol, but the watery mouthfeel washes it away nicely. Malty. Spiffy! Clean water, light hop bitterness (it IS there), picking up hardly any corn taste, just a nice mild beer flavor. Very good ice brewed beer.

Overall I'd say go and try this if you're tired of drinking bitter pinetree-esque brew for a quick buzz. Not too shabby on price, and it's easy drinking. Definitely not deserving of it's "poor" rating. That's reserved for Big Flats or Beer 30 for crying out loud. GET SOME.

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Photo of mwar
4.25/5  rDev +62.2%

Photo of huthuty
4.21/5  rDev +60.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours light orange with minimal head
Smells dense of cereal like an old world pilsner
The taste I found surprisingly impressive, light in hops with a balance between the flavor of the malt and alcohol, a very good lager taste in my opinion
Overall this is a very solid lager, although the smell isnt the greatest

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Photo of Christopher_Sicard
4.17/5  rDev +59.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WraythOsu
4/5  rDev +52.7%

Photo of DonLamps
4/5  rDev +52.7%

Photo of BeerBobber
3.96/5  rDev +51.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very clear gold with lots of carbonation and a small skim of a white bubble popping head that is quickly dissipating.

Smell is actually a nice clean beer smell comprised of breadiness, clean water and also some yeast. fairly simple and not a whole lot of sweetness on the scent.

Taste is also full of beer breadiness. Getting the malts and carbonation on the tongue. Also picking up some faint hop flavors towards the back end.

The mouth is a bit thicker than a typical adjunct and more fitting to the ice style. Definitely borders on medium but with just a hint of wetness on the finish.

This is a very easy drinking ice beer and I really enjoyed it. At 5.6 % ABV this goes down very smoothly. It also comes in at a decent price point making this an easy addition to my shopping cart every so often to round out my beers in the fridge.

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Photo of Benjolovesbeer
3.93/5  rDev +50%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nicholas2121
3.9/5  rDev +48.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Molson Ice brewed Molson Coors Canada, with an abv of 5.6 %. This brew pours out a deep amber color, with a nice white head. The smell of Molson Ice is rich with grains and malts. Not a bad looking or smelling brew. The taste is bold with flavors. You pick up on grins and malts. You can also pick up on the 5.60% ABV in this brew. This brew reminds me a of Budweiser , with a kick. Molson Ice is smooth but it has a kick. This brew is better than what I thought it would be. I will be buying this this brew to change it it for the the american style Lagers. Overall I'm giving Molson Ice a 4 out of 5. Molson Coors Canada, did a nice job with this one.

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Photo of SargeC
3.9/5  rDev +48.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Clear gold with a fizzy white head.

Smell: Grass and a touch of malt.

Taste: Very clean flavor. Malt balanced with mild hops.

Mouthfeel: Light body. Smooth and very easy drinking.

Drinkability: An easy brew to pound. Very light and refreshing, but with enough flavor to let you know it is a beer.

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.85/5  rDev +46.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Molson Ice has a thin, white, quickly-dissipating head, and a clear, yellow appearance with lots of bubbles streaming up, and no lacing. The aroma is faint, but indistinguishable grains and some hops can be picked up, as well as roastiness and sweetness. Mouthfeel is on the light to medium side, and Molson Ice finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, and dry. Overall, I found this to be an above-average ice-brewed lager. I think it's worth trying.


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Photo of joe12pk
3.78/5  rDev +44.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A dry, cornhusk flavor, with some bittering hops at the end. This is an ICE beer, and a damn good one for the money. I bought mine in a can. There is no skunk.

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Photo of matjack85
3.75/5  rDev +43.1%

Photo of Kopfmeister60
3.75/5  rDev +43.1%

Photo of Impalafrank
3.75/5  rDev +43.1%

Photo of Dapperticus
3.75/5  rDev +43.1%

Photo of XenonX
3.75/5  rDev +43.1%

Photo of soonerlight
3.75/5  rDev +43.1%

Photo of generallee
3.72/5  rDev +42%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Presentation: It was poured from a 12oz can into a pint glass.

Appearance: It has a light golden color with very good clarity and lots of carbonation. The head builds up tall and foamy and it is just off white in color. It fades nearly as fast as it forms leaving behind little to lace.

Smell: The aroma is simple and clean with a mild cereal grain character.

Taste/Mouth feel: Its flavor is similar to Molson Canadian but a little stronger. The favor is somewhat sweet with a cereal grain malty body offset by a light grassy hop presence. It finish quickly and cleanly, a little bit dry, with some of the light hops bitterness. The texture is smooth but with good carbonation and a medium body.

Notes: Overall I would say that this is one of the cleaner crisper Ice beers that I have had.

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Photo of manofmanners
3.62/5  rDev +38.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is like the Canadian Bud. Molson Ice is my cheap beer, the old stand by. It has good flavor and goes down easy. Plus it's no that filling, so you can drink a lot of it. But it does have a kick, almost like heiny, but not as bad. If you want to get buzzed on a good, worth the money beer, this is the one.

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Photo of MrHurmateeowish
3.59/5  rDev +37%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

Bought on the reccommendation of a friend who likes Guinness about as much as I do. Yellow/light amber body with thin white head that dissipates rather quickly. Looks better than I expected. Smells yeasty and hoppy, somewhat sweet. Smells tasty. Tastes sweet and watered down, but agreeable. Very slight hop on the finish. Not great, but better than I thought it’d be. Give me this over any Anheuser-Busch (at least that I’ve tried) any day of the week, if I have to drink a macro.

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Molson Ice from Molson Coors Canada
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