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Laurentide | Molson Coors Canada

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Barraclou on 05-28-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,014
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
16
pDev:
29.39%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
1
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 16 |  Reviews: 5
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2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of ikidunot
3.02/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Melomanemusher
2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Whatup14
2/5  rDev -28.3%

Photo of kevofficiel
3.12/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Laurentide from Molson Coors. Bought a 12 can for 16,99$ here in Montreal,

Look: Yellow clear golden color. About half a finger of head that stays.

Smell: Hop.

Taste: Corn and some hops. Nothing too wow but much flavor than the adjunct lager.

Feel: Light to medium body, very easy drinking. The flavor stays on the aftertaste. Very nice

So overall would I recommend it? Sure, this beer is a better choice than your typical Adjunct Lager.

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Photo of mcfishtristan
3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

Photo of rale
2.35/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of VbolieuV
3/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of Barraclou
3/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Presentation: Here's another Quebec classic one. Laurentide could be considered as a French Canadian Bud. It used to be a best-seller, but since a few years, it is only sold in 28 (24+4)economy pack.

Appearance: It is just another yellow fizzy beer.

Smell: The adjunct aroma is very present and some hops is found in the back.

Taste: It tastes old-style macro.

Mouthfeel: It is average. Not bad, not good. Just a typical mouthfeel.

Drinkability: Overall, it is just an ordinary beer for ordinary people.It is ok, if you like Bud, Miller and that kind of stuff.

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Photo of Socialiste
1/5  rDev -64.2%

Photo of dionisio
4.42/5  rDev +58.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Oh man this is sad that they don't make this anymore. I only had this one time but I had a lot of it this one time that my friends and I camped in Quebec. Yea I know this is not a respectable type of beer according to the shared opinions of beeradvocate types, but this beer is really good to drink. It tastes a bit like milk, which I gather is the result of "adjuncts" but fucking whatever. If you like drinking liquid that tastes good, this was a good product. Especially if you like it when that liquid gives you a buzz.

I gave the appearance 3.5, because I never poured it out of the bottle, except for into my mouth.

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Photo of CrossArmant
3.87/5  rDev +38.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I was pleasantly surprised when I took a trip to Montreal and found this. It was the cheapest beer per bottle they had at the Super C, so I got the 28 pack of bottles.

Appearance: Nothing to special, a regular Blonde Ale.
Smell: A nice slight hoppy smell, though not overwhelming.
Taste: I was very surprised how good it tasted, it had that American Blonde Ale taste of Bud Light, etc. but with more flavor and presence.
Mouthfeel: I enjoyed it, it wasn't a chugging beer to me, but it wasn't quite one that you savor in your mouth for a long time
Drinkability: This beer definitely can be drunk for a good while, goes down very smooth, little after-taste.

Overall, a very good beer for being Quebec's Cheap beer.

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3.5/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ZachT
1.87/5  rDev -33%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.25

Bland, boring, typical of other macro brews

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2.8/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

I've been told this beer was very popular in Québec in the 60's, 70's, and early 80's. It seems to now be relegated to "Québécois PBR" status. I found it on a ride back from Sherbrooke at the duty free near Stanstead and Derby Line,VT. It seems somewhere inbetween Molson EX and Labatt 50, with, dare I say it?..less flavor. It's got a watery texture, light faint tannin hoppy flavor, and goes down easy. Maybe a little corn syrup like adjunct in there somewhere, but really can't tell. I think this may have been a Francophone pride answer to 50 back in the day, because of the cool retro looking Rooster logo.

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2/5  rDev -28.3%

Laurentide from Molson Coors Canada
Beer rating: 2.79 out of 5 with 16 ratings
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