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Molson Dry | Molson Coors Canada

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2.4/5
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167 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#44,474
Reviews:
45
Ratings:
167
pDev:
24.58%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
26
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 167 |  Reviews: 45
Photo of probert
3.25/5  rDev +35.4%

Photo of Bf_89
2.33/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Frozensoul327
2.85/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I wish this was available stateside. Poured out to a medium yellow color with good carbonation and a short lived white foamy head with some traces of lace around the glass. Slightly alcoholic nose with notes of corn and hops. Initial flavor is very dry and smooth, with hints of corn, and malt being very present. Finished as one would expect, quite dry. This is my idea of what a dry beer should be. Worth a try when you're in the Great White North.

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Photo of Vivs85
2.24/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Raime
2.48/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Work trip to Canada. No long review.

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Photo of Cycle69
2.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Winston3737
2.25/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of boszormeny
2/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of Tivlavrie
2.75/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of Jacobob10
2.88/5  rDev +20%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nothing great about this beer. No aftertaste? Well, it's easy to not have an aftertaste when there's not much taste at all. Golden colored, small head. Pretty boring stuff. Decent if you need a cheap beer to get wasted off of. Otherwise, I wouldn't recommend it.

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Photo of Pmicdee
2.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of irishkyle21
2.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of BcCraft710
2.48/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of TheBierdimpfe
1.39/5  rDev -42.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Brilliant straw color. White 2 finger head lasting 2 minutes with poor lacing. Dull.

Flavors of corn and grains with a hint of skunk. Super faint bitter taste with an alcohol aftertaste.

Light body with ok carbonation. Faint and short bitter dry finish.

Overall : Taste like dirty water.

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Photo of McBraniel
2.75/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jbarletto
1.75/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of BigAl18
2.29/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Exeter
2.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Shadman
2.48/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Remember the dry beer craze? I think it was 2 years before the 'ice' beer craze..but I digress.

Average looking lager..maybe a bit paler than their flagship Canadian beer. Big, fizzy white head that quickly receded to a very thin cap/ring. Poor lacing. Again, average for a macro.

More adjuncts and less grainy malt aroma than what I'd expect from Molson here.

Taste is thin and watery. Some astringincy, but no real malt or hop flavor here worth discribing. Does finish dry so it gets to keep it's 'Dry' labelling I guess.

Thin, weak-bodied, and watery in my mouth...ugh

Molson took the flavor out of their Canadian and made Labatt's Blue/Coor's Lite instead. Pass

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Photo of ThinkAgain
2.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of headlessparrot
2.46/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Khaack
2.68/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mikr
1/5  rDev -58.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of DamageCase76
2/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of ChrisCage
2.79/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A- Gave this a hard pour and was treated to a 2 inch thick foamy white head, but it dissipates rather quickly, but a thick film does stay over the beer. Color is a crystal clear grassy tone and there's lots of carbonation columns rising. There isn't really any lacing to speak of.

S- The aroma is mild, and consists primarily of dry dusty grains. There is a faintly sweet boiled corn smell and possibly some malt mixed in there. No hops are detectable...just a bland, slightly sweet aroma.

T- Tastes primarily of corn malt and is grainy. Again, there isn't really any hop bitterness on the finish....just a very faint flavor that resembles a bit of a metallic note.

M- Fairly thin, but a little bit more body than most macro lagers. The carbonation isn't as fizzy as I thought it would be, but it's still quite zippy on the palate.

D- Well it's easy enough to drink. There isn't a whole lot to this beer and the alcohol is well hidden. This is much better than Canadian and I do notice a difference in taste....in a good way....it is dryer. Just not a great "dry" beer. Still this would be a good summer or party beer.

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Molson Dry from Molson Coors Canada
Beer rating: 2.4 out of 5 with 167 ratings
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