Molson XXX | Molson Coors Canada

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Malt Liquor

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed to be our strongest tasting lager using extra malt and hops in the brewhouse and fermented to give a smooth slightly sweet well balanced beer at 7.3% alcohol.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#46,458
Reviews:
231
Ratings:
568
pDev:
26.8%
Bros Score:
2.3
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
100
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 568 |  Reviews: 231
Photo of Damaroth
4.43/5  rDev +77.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I'm partial I like a strong beer. But I also like a smooth taste this beer has both. But it is definitely not for everyone. One or two is all you need to enjoy yourself on a quiet night. Best cold or with ice in a cup

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Photo of paulish
3.25/5  rDev +30%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mikexw
2.43/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of The-Beer-Man
3.92/5  rDev +56.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A great alternative to pilsners, from Northern Germany. Makes a great Radler too for light times and parties. I have already converted new beer lovers.

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Photo of ikidunot
1.64/5  rDev -34.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of thebadone24
3.63/5  rDev +45.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This is not a beer for the weak-palated. This is the beer for people who have ice water in their veins and spend their winters playing in a beer hockey league after hunting all weekend. That said, anyone from warmer climates aren't going to appreciate this beer for what it is. This beer is best enjoyed in sub-zero temperatures because it will be what keeps you warm. Think of this as the anti-Modelo.

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Photo of von_kaiser
2.88/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jim67
2.99/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cdub70085
2.63/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Velivolus
2.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Wrigfen
3.28/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kkmiller76
3.51/5  rDev +40.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jpwells82
3.84/5  rDev +53.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BenHoppy
3.28/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Khaack
2.68/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of taters21
2.92/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Pours a nice golden color with a half finger of head that quickly recedes to nothing.
Smells of green apple, corn, booze, and light malt.
Taste is rather sweet with the corn, followed by malt and possibly diacetyl, ending in some light, grassy hops.
Mouthfeel is that of a lager, almost creamy.
Overall, not bad, but a bit under the bar for my tastes. I much prefer Molson ice to this any day.

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Photo of km02600
3/5  rDev +20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jkblr
3.26/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

24oz can bb 10/16/17 poured into a half liter skate mug at fridge temp 7.3% ABV. The beer is golden straw yellow in color with off white sticky head. It is leaving some lacing. Smells a little sweet and maybe musty? Taste is sweet with a little counteracting bitterness at the end. Noticeable alcohol as it warms. There is a barely perceptible hint of the AAL aftertaste but it's largely defect free. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, slick and strongly carbonated. Overall, good. When you buy a 24 oz can of 7.3% malt liquor, you know what you're going to get. This is done mostly without flaws.

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Photo of sethwashere
1.07/5  rDev -57.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

This is a good ?beer? malt liquor...If You're Laying In The Gutter!! Ugh! Don't Go There. Molson is appealing to the ghetto with this sauce.

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Photo of Jjmj51
3.1/5  rDev +24%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nater919
2.87/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.01/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Noelito76
2.25/5  rDev -10%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of IWannaTakeSomeOFF
2.94/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of kojevergas
1.8/5  rDev -28%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

24 fl oz aluminum can somehow acquired at a bodega in Brooklyn for a scant 92 cents. Don't ask me how.

7.30% ABV. "No preservatives" (aside from hops, I assume...)

Honestly, it's a little better than I expected in spite of its syrupy sweetness and off-putting sticky mouthfeel. Medium-bodied. All I taste is cheap malt and adjunct. Simple and shallow fare with average duration and intensity of flavour.

Booze is evident, but it's not egregious.

I'll finish the can with some effort, but it's not the worst fare I've encountered. You could do worse at this price tier and ABV, but it's still pretty poorly built and lacks balance.

Low D- (1.80) / AVOID

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Molson XXX from Molson Coors Canada
Beer rating: 2.5 out of 5 with 568 ratings