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Carling Lager | Molson Coors Canada

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2.23/5
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33 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by slitherySOB on 03-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,795
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
33
pDev:
24.22%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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2.59/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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2.27/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

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2.14/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of mynie
3.18/5  rDev +42.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Completely solid Canadian style adjunct. I've written about this in the past, and I think that Canadian adjuncts should be considered the own sub-category, although I'm far too illiterate to explain what exactly that would entail. I do know, however, that the majority of Canadian adjuncts I've had that aren't sold stateside (Molson Export, Labatt 50, etc) have a richer flavor and creamier body than most American adjuncts, with even loss hop presence than their American counterparts and a warmer embrace of cereal nodes.

This is a good example of the style, though not as good as Labatt 50 or Molson Ex. Firm cereal start, crisp and lightly sour middle, light finish with a creamy body throughout.

I don't know where this falls into the (sub/super)-Premium tier of the Ontario beer market, or if such a tiering system even exists outside of the US, but I'd say this would compete well against the Pabst/Bud/Coors segment of the American market. If you absolutely despise macros, then of course you wouldn't like this (and I don't see why you'd bother to rate it).

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2.25/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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1.8/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

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2.25/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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3/5  rDev +34.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.1/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

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2.49/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3/5  rDev +34.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.15/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

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1.06/5  rDev -52.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

An awful tasteless and bland beer. Don't waste your money on it.

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2.22/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of JPNesker
3.55/5  rDev +59.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Solid adjunct. Crisp and refreshing. A bit more tart overall than the usual adjunct parade. Decent mouthfeel/body. Smell is pure roasted corn. Great citrusy aftertaste. Again -- nothing special -- but decent enough to go into the rotation.

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2.22/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

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2.67/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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2.18/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

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2.17/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Yalcin
1.81/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

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2.38/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

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2.12/5  rDev -4.9%

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2/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of WillAndSarah
2.75/5  rDev +23.3%

Photo of Hoppy_McGee
1.5/5  rDev -32.7%

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Carling Lager from Molson Coors Canada
Beer rating: 2.23 out of 5 with 33 ratings
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