Molson Dry | Molson Coors Canada

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An easy-drinking beer of superior character, Molson Dry has won numerous international brewing awards. This extra dry brew imparts a subtle impression of hops with no residual bitterness. Launched in 1989, Molson Dry was awarded the North American Specialty Lager gold medal by the 2002 World Beer Cup.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-15-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
165
Reviews:
45
Avg:
2.53
pDev:
23.72%
 
 
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2/5  rDev -20.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of Barracudas
2/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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1.75/5  rDev -30.8%

Photo of ZachT
1.61/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Good for getting drunk in a dirty Quebec stripclub

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2.5/5  rDev -1.2%

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1/5  rDev -60.5%

Photo of thehyperduck
2.81/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Fancy new re-branded 355 mL can from TBS. I worked at a liquor store in Edmonton a while back and that was the only place I had ever seen anyone purchase this stuff (though, like all loyalists, they of course insisted it was 'the good stuff'). I've never seen anyone in Ontario drinking this, ever, but I am assuming it's just one of those brews that is only popular regionally (like Labatt Crystal) or in certain age brackets (like OV).

Pours a familiar pale golden-yellow colour, topped with one finger of fizzy, soapy white head that fizzles its way down to a smooth cap over the next minute or two. Pretty indistinguishable from most of the other pale lagers in the Molson portfolio. The aroma is bland with no real redeeming qualities; it just smells like corny cereal adjunct sweetness.

Acceptable flavour for the style, but nothing out of the ordinary really. With only some grainy pale malts and corny sweetness, there isn't a lot to dissect here. Slightly dry finish with a bit of a corny vibe. Drink this stuff quickly - the flavour is quite minimal when cold, but as it warms it starts to taste more and more like apple juice. Light-bodied and watery, with lower-than-average carbonation. Smooth-drinking and fairly refreshing.

Final Grade: 2.85, a forgettable C grade. Molson Dry shows the approximate level of quality that I've come to expect from one of Molson's 'premium brand' lagers. It's drinkable and fairly clean, but inherently bland and not a standout in its category. I'd have no trouble drinking this again - but realistically, if I'm at a pub or shop with selection so poor that getting Molson Dry is even a valid consideration, I'd probably just get Canadian. Skip this stuff; unless you've been riding this horse since the beginnings of the Dry Beer Craze, there's no compelling reason to hop onto it now.

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2.5/5  rDev -1.2%

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2.89/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of IronDjinn
2.85/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

The boring cousin to Molson Canadian, Molson Dry doesn't leave much of an impression at all. Very pale, although a decent head from the start. No real smell except a small touch of metal. No real flavour on top of that except a very mild amount of grainy hops, a bit metallic too. No aftertaste whatsoever, the label follows through with what it claims. Crisp indeed. If you want cheap beer to drink on a hot day, but don't want any flavour (good OR bad) to get in the way, then this is your beer. Neutral all the way.

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2/5  rDev -20.9%

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2.8/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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2.5/5  rDev -1.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -40.7%

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2/5  rDev -20.9%

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3.25/5  rDev +28.5%

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3/5  rDev +18.6%

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2.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of pootz
2.38/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

I almost forgot I had one of these on my trip to Momtreal...it really was a forgettable brew. Looked pale and fizzy, moderate head that didn;t saty long...sweet aroma some fruit and light hops..like a cider...taste and mouth were soft and mild...hardly any malt or hop profile...just smooth and sweet....uneventful abrupt finish....not very "dry"...not really much of anything...so smooth and soft no real flavor profile was apparent.

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2.5/5  rDev -1.2%

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2.67/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Molson Dry from Molson Coors Canada
2.53 out of 5 based on 165 ratings.
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