Molson Export
Molson Coors Canada

Molson ExportMolson Export
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From:
Molson Coors Canada
 
Ontario, Canada
Style:
American Blonde Ale
Ranked #390
ABV:
5%
Score:
69
Ranked #28,909
Avg:
2.94 | pDev: 21.09%
Reviews:
111
Ratings:
323
Status:
Active
Rated:
Sunday at 12:24 AM
Added:
Dec 11, 2001
Wants:
  6
Gots:
  46
With over 100 years of brewing tradition behind it, Molson Export continues to grow in lore. Its history, however, could never be as rich without the original, high-quality ingredients that have come to distinguish it from other brands.

We brew Molson Export with two-row barley, an exclusive strain of ale yeast that goes back to the origins of Molson Breweries, hand-selected Golding and Oregon hops and water.
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Rated: 2.92 by KeithGreatNorth from Canada (BC)

Sunday at 12:24 AM
 
Rated: 3.12 by tpauer from New Hampshire

Jun 25, 2023
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Reviewed by Conrad from Canada (ON)

3.07/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
In my youth (now 75) I drank gallons of this stuff. The army mess where I did my first drinking had Ex as its mainstay beer. And it was cheap. I recently had a serving (bottle) that brought back false memories. Then, I thought it was a great beer, but now that I have had many others, over 4000, I can say meh. It is an entry level beer. Brewed to a common denominator that will offend few.
Jun 13, 2023
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Reviewed by BuschIsBest

4.37/5  rDev +48.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25
The better of the Molson. Can be hard to find on tap but man is it worth it. Decent price, great taste. And I think it's the first beer I ever tasted so I could be a little biased.
Jan 01, 2023
 
Rated: 1.85 by NicolaiMacKenzie from Canada (ON)

Nov 16, 2022
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Reviewed by Sandys_Shack from Florida

1.38/5  rDev -53.1%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5
Please give me a break.
No wonder their stock action is plumming.
This beer is the exact way to do something disgusting on the palate.
It was the canadian Flagship before Coors come to Canada.

After we know the story... this beer is now "just" the beer you have when you go see the montreal Canadian. Otherwise no one is very a fan of this so basic, not even entry level, cheap beer poorly made
Oct 12, 2022
 
Rated: 3.25 by seakayak from Massachusetts

Aug 25, 2022
 
Rated: 4.75 by UziT from New York

May 21, 2022
 
Rated: 2.99 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

Nov 01, 2021
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Reviewed by bigbossking

2.73/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3
poured like a clean but darker lager. bubbles were thick and porous. smelled of stone fruits, malt and yeast. the taste was sweeter than the average macro beer. Molson did a great job of recreating the taste of a true ale without breaking the bank. i was not blown away but i enjoyed it. great work molson!
Aug 31, 2021
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Reviewed by Tony787 from Canada (ON)

3.49/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
I bought a can today at the beer store in Ontario 473ml at 5%.
poured a 2finger head into glass leaving a lace as you drink it.
last time I had this beer it came in a stumby bottle I think the Brewery should go back to this style of bottle anyways the beer tastes and smells good I liked it when I was 15 and I still do good carbonation medium bitterness.
overall a good ale
I recommend drinking this beer ice cold
X hits the spot .
cheers.
Jun 07, 2021
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Reviewed by BPVandenbroek from Canada (AB)

2.7/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75
Molson Export pours into my glass crystal clear and a light copper in color. The head is fluffy, white, and lasting.

Taking a sniff, the first thing I notice is an odd sweetness. If anything, this sweetness smells like corn syrup. This is immediately followed by caramel, making the initial corn sweetness easy to miss. Underneath that is a generic sort of breadiness.

On the tongue, Molson Export is smooth, lightly carbonated and has an oddly slick mouthfeel. Flavors are sweet up front, tasting more like synthetic caramel flavoring than actual caramel. Barest hint of nuttiness trying to lend support. No notable malt flavors floating around, either. Finish is short, sweet, and clipped. No hop presence to speak of, either.

It's just not that great. It literally tastes like someone took a beer and added synthetic colors and flavors to make it look like a nice, crafty beer. Unfortunately to me, it just tastes like a variety of carbonated syrups.
May 19, 2021
 
Rated: 2.47 by Electros from Canada (ON)

May 09, 2021
 
Rated: 2.59 by TP2MSU from Michigan

Apr 23, 2021
 
Rated: 3.39 by mistahmojoryan from Canada (SK)

Apr 03, 2020
 
Rated: 3.29 by JDoHo from Michigan

Oct 09, 2019
 
Rated: 3 by BEERMILER12 from Maine

Sep 03, 2019
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Reviewed by woodychandler from Pennsylvania

2.06/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1
Happy CANada Day, hosers! Take off, eh? This is one of my FAVORITE holidays of the year since it provides me with the impetus to a) drink CANned CANadian beer ISO The CANQuest (tm); b) watch hockey (either pre-recorded games or movies, like "Slapshot"; c) watch "Strange Brew"; d) eat some beaver & e) parade nekkid in the street while waving a CANdian flag. 2017 was their 150th Anniversary so I pulled out all of the stops, using sparklers & firecrackers as accoutrements, which was attention-getting, to say the least. The local CANstabulary was bemused & amused as they led me away, but I was less-than-thrilled with the 1st & 2nd degree burns, especially to my sensitive bits! Needless to say, I have scaled back since then.

A BIG "THANK YOU!" to my local, in-person trading partner, @tone77 , for providing me with a buncha beers for today's CANebration! He said that many of them will take me back to the early days of The CANQuest (tm), when AALs were the standard & the norm. No matter! Today, we CANebrate & inebriate! Cheers to our CANuck neighbors!

From the CAN: "Since 1903, Molson Export has been expertly brewed to honour the legacy of John Molson. We use some of the same quality ingredients today that he sailed across the ocean to find when he founded the brewery, now the oldest in North America. The result is a well-crafted beer with an exceptionally refreshing taste."

I had "O CANada" playing on YouTube as I Crack!ed open the vent to begin this momentous CANebration. I went with a slow, gentle C-Line Glug on this one, having just awakened from a mid-morning nap.

It is fitting since this puts me at just past the Noon hour in their Mountain Time Zone. Why? I love that area! Despite not being a skier, I have traveled, by train, through the CANadian Rockies several times, sometimes for beer, others for hockey. Calgary is one rockin' town & Electric (8th) Avenue is NOT to be missed at night. Edmonton is the furthest north that I have achieved in CANada, but going there, you had best pack all of your hockey knowledge & be prepared to swill beer like a local. We beCAN with a pitcher per person & went from there … 8=O

My, did this beer want to foam up & join in the CANbration! It did a pseudo-cascade & then settled into ~ two fingers of foamy, rocky, bone-white head that hung around briefly & then faded to wisps, leaving a modicum of lacing in its wake. Color was a gorgeous solid-Amber (SRM = > 7. < 9) with Alberta, CANada-quality clarity. I could see myself on VIARail, headed to CANcouver! Nose had an odd quality of green apples, biscuity malts and grassy hops, but it just was not up to snuff in terms of style. Mouthfeel was medium, about par for the course. The taste just was not that of an ABA. Not only have I had much better exemplars in the style, I simply would not use this as an entrée beer to the style. The green apple flavor was too prevalent & an indicator of acetaldehyde to reCANmend it. Should I be reviewing a flawed beer? They released it to the market so it is fair game, IMHO. Finish was more dry when it should have been more sweet. I think that they botched the yeast usage on this one. 8=p
Jul 01, 2019
 
Rated: 2.8 by DarrellK from Florida

Jun 26, 2019
 
Rated: 2.85 by ben741 from Canada (ON)

Mar 21, 2019
Molson Export from Molson Coors Canada
Beer rating: 69 out of 100 with 323 ratings