Molson Canadian Light | Molson Coors Canada

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67
poor
147 Ratings
THE BROS
84
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Molson Canadian LightMolson Canadian Light
BEER INFO

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

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Canadian Light maintains the same character as Molson Canadian, which is slowly fermented to provide a light beer.

Added by IrishRedRock on 08-19-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
147
Reviews:
44
Avg:
2.64
pDev:
25.76%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
26
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 147 |  Reviews: 44
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3/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Brad007
3/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a typical light yellow color with a decent amount of foam. Aroma is pretty bland at first though I detect hints of corn adjunct and some sweetness. Taste is much of the same, sweet and yet some bitterness on the tongue. Nothing too impressive or offensive at the same time. Tastes like Molson Canadian, except lighter of course. I would give it a fair rating.

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Josholson666
3/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of MoreThanWine
3/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured a 2" white head. Very light clear straw yellow color. Smells like grass and some sort of mild hops. Very mild taste of corn with a mild acidic zing to the finish. Although thoroughly mainstream BMC average I have to admit this wasn't nearly as bad as I thought it would be and I'd choose it over many of the other weak light beers out there.

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Photo of ElGuapo
2.97/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

i drank a few which says a lot for a light beer. this had a little more flavor than other lights, but it still lacked. i would take it over bud coors miller any day, but i don't think i will take it at all. so far no light beers have really done it for me except for sam adams. lights are just not fantastic

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Photo of NeroFiddled
2.93/5  rDev +11%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Molson delivers a pretty basic light lager in their Canadian Light. The golden body is a little bit darker than most, which is nice, and the head is a creamy bright white but it dissipates quickly as expected. The nose offers a bit of yeasty fruitiness and some sweet malt along with some floral hops - nice! In the mouth it offers a dextrinous medium-light body and a gently zesty carbonation. The malt is just slightly grainy; and it leans towards sweetness but never really gets there. It's surprisingly rich for a light beer, and actually offers more flavor than some of the standard price-point beers out there. The balance is nice, and the transition is smooth from malt into lingering floral and spicy hops amidst a mild bitterness in the finish. Hmmmm... actually pretty good in comparison to most light beers. Well done!

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Photo of magine
2.93/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pilsner glass.

Pours a clear light straw. Decent white head with better than expected head retention. Decent looks.

Brew smells of light hops and light malts. Bare minimum nose.

Brew is light, clean and would be refreshing on a hot day. Corn and sweet pale malts. Almost nothing flavorful or memorable. OK.

Brew is what it is, a light lager that wouldnt offend.

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2.92/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Such a disappointment. Look is poor, scent is hardly there, and the taste is almost vinegar like. On top of that the mouthfeel is pretty poor, so all in all a pretty poor lager.

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Photo of PBRstreetgang
2.86/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Pours a very pale straw hue, with excellent clarity. The bubbly white head reaches only one finger in height, but holds well. Little to no lacing. Faint grain adjunct smell, mostly clean. The taste is equally bland; some grain adjuncts and slight hop bite that leaves a bitter aftertaste worth mentioning. Thin body and high carbonation make up a crisp mouthfeel. The flavor is not bad for a light lager, and it is fairly balanced, but its so thin that eventually the alcohol is percived and detracts from its drinkability.

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Molson Canadian Light from Molson Coors Canada
2.64 out of 5 based on 147 ratings.
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