Molson Dry | Molson Coors Canada

Molson DryMolson Dry
BA SCORE
1.8%
Liked This Beer
2.39 w/ 166 ratings
Molson DryMolson Dry
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:
#43,689
Reviews:
45
Ratings:
166
Liked:
3
Avg:
2.39/5
pDev:
25.1%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
26
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 166 |  Reviews: 45
Photo of rale
1.5/5  rDev -37.2%

Photo of bigox420
2/5  rDev -16.3%

Photo of SMH_NWI
1.63/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of TheBeeraholic
2/5  rDev -16.3%

Photo of stella77artois
2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

Photo of PeteRiz
1.5/5  rDev -37.2%

Photo of fortyfield
2.25/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of hotsudge
1.17/5  rDev -51%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Photo of jcubz
2.42/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of VbolieuV
2/5  rDev -16.3%

Photo of Sathanas
3.25/5  rDev +36%

Photo of 54V4G3
1.98/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of slitherySOB
3.02/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

A cheap Molson product that is appreciated only when mass amounts of beer want to be ingested with the accompinament of pizza, burgers & fries, or other greasy food. Actually, it's not bad. The price is right also. It's a cheaply priced, cheap flavoured beer. When poured in a pilsner glass, the head does a whoosh, as this is very carbonated. It then settles down to a pathetic film. It's a light gold colour, very fizzy appearance. Smell was light malt, hops, and faint alcohol. Tasted bland, but that's too be expected from a cheap beer like this. It is dry, leaving any thirst beforehand quenched. I could drink this all day, but would prefer not too.

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Photo of hunterjames
2.25/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of Noxious26
1.78/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

341ml bottle in a plastic glass.

Clear, straw yellow in colour. White head is 1/8 inch on the pour, but quickly reduces to a thin ring around the edge.

Fairly standard macro aroma of grains and adjuncts.

True to it's name, it has an astringent and dry finish. Starts off fairly smooth with light grains, but it's like the adjuncts build up toward the finish when it's very astringent and dry. Dry grainy aftertaste.

Light bodied and overly carbonated. Harsh caustic mouthfeel.

Molson Dry is like a drier version of a macro lager. In my opinion, that makes it worse. Avoid.

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Photo of wizo
3/5  rDev +25.5%

Photo of cratez
2.65/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Decided to grab this with some empty return money after it won a Bronze Medal in the North American Style Lager category at the 2010 Canadian Brewing Awards. As I expected, there's nothing overly offensive about this beer, but its drinkable mediocrity doesn't make it an 'award winner' in my eyes.

Pours a standard golden yellow with a thin cap of bubbly white froth that dissipates about half way through drinking. Smell is creamed corn, adjunct grains, fruity and floral notes from the hop extract, slightly metallic aromas, and fusel alcohol. Taste is clean nondescript maltiness, faint bite mid-palate, watery mouthfeel with a chalky finish and non-existent aftertaste. After warming a bit, the beer adopts a cheap white wine/chardonnay flavour. Not enjoyable.

Overall, Molson Dry is no different than the rest of the macro slop out there, and it's embarrassing that this would even be considered for an award at our national beer competition. Bleh.

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Photo of BigRedN
2.56/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From Notes, Consumed during Calgary trip on 9/29 at Murph's Irish Pub. Buckets of Molson products $12, couldn't pass up a cheap drink. I order this because I thought "Dry" beers had gone the way of the Dodo.

Appearance: I drank it straight from the bottle, I didn't want to be too much of a beer geek and ask for a glass. I imagine it is typical macro though.

Smell: Very little smell, even as I tried to take inconspicuous whiffs from the top of the bottle and not look too foolish. I would have thought that any aroma would have been concentrated, but either this has no aroma or is too cold (sat in a bucket of ice).

Taste: Typical macro, only less. At least with a macro you tend to get an aftertaste, either good or bad, this had almost nothing. Little taste on the tongue (slight adjuncty sweetness), nothing once it slipped past, on its way down.

Mouthfeel: Light lively, well carbonated and well, dry.

Drinkability: Well, it's easy to pound these away, but would I buy it again? Probably not, I only did this once for the novelty of it.

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3/5  rDev +25.5%

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2.75/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of cyrenaica
3/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This used to be a slightle better than average beer at an average price. First available in the early 90s when dry beer was all the rage. They have revised it in recent years with a slightly different recipe and a lower price.

Originally advertised as a beer with no aftertaste. They lied. Molson Dry pours a light golden colour with little or no head. The aroma is pleasant to the nostrils, not overly powerful. The flavour and texture are very smooth. This is a beer that goes down easily...too easily. An old standby.

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Photo of BoitSansSoif
2.69/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I remember when my old man used to buy this in Windsor at the beer store. I haven't seen it in years, so I had to grab a 6-er while in Montreal.

A-Pours a light golden w/decent white head. Retention is only fair, and there is some light tracing.

S-Faint grain, light malt, light noble hops.

T-Very light and slightly sweet malt, ephemeral citrus, and a fair amount of noble hops in the finish. Aftertaste is slightly metallic with traces of hops.

M-Light and watery with strong carbonation...what do you expect?

D-It's fun to bash macros, but this one's not too bad. It's slightly better than average, and it's easy to understand why I use to like this one way back when. This one's better if left out of the fridge for 10-15 minutes before drinking unless you are a fan of beer completely devoid of taste.

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3.08/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev +25.5%

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3/5  rDev +25.5%

Molson Dry from Molson Coors Canada
Beer rating: 1.8% out of 100 with 166 ratings
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