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Brewed by Molson Breweries (MolsonCoors)
Style: Pale Lager
Montreal, Canada

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1332   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.03   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Using crystal clear water, the finest hops and Canadian-grown malted barley, Molson slowly ferments each brew to produce a smooth, refreshing beer with genuine Canadian taste.


JoeyT's rating

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
JoeyT (8) - New York, USA - JUN 23, 2003
One of the best beers I have ever tasted, if not the best. I first tasted it 25 years ago, and I never tire of this brew.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jaghana (3888) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle 33cl from Mondial de la BiŤre. A clear yellow beer with huge head. Nose is on over ripped fruit and white wine notes. Aroma is dry, watery with low blond caramel notes, wet paper touch, corn notes, very light.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
berkshirejohn (4526) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2014
On tap in Buffalo, NY. A typical macro-lager. Pale straw with a billowing white head; creaal aroma; sweet grainy taste; and an absence of hops. Nothing wrong with it - but nothing to recommend it either.

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
beerlover19 (7) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 2, 2014 does not count
I donít get this beer. A lot of my friends drink it, I donít like it. I donít know what else I can say.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
sinfull (832) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Pale golden color , medium white head. Malty aroma , malty taste ... Light body , high carbonation. Boring lager...

1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
tectactoe (1851) - Michigan, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle: Some of these are always left over in the fridge after a family holiday. Decided to drink one during a recent fridge evacuation. Iíve had it before, but this was for my official "rate". This beer is crap, just like the rest of these macro brewed pale lagers. Metallic, grainy, mild corn, a hint of stale & staunch hop earthiness, substantial amounts of carbonation. Watery, sharp, & not very good. Drink cold, as it picks up that same, funky sweet corn flavor when it starts to warm up. Better yet, donít drink at all.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
labattslover74 (44) - Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Corn yellow color thin head. Smells of corn, bread, and hops, taste the same. Watery and smooth, probably the best of Molsonís offerings. Always refreshing, a very good lager.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Steinbeck19 (2) - - AUG 22, 2014 does not count
This is the quintessential Canadian beer. This is a beer for the average Canadian. Great looking, better tasting, always consistent and always satisfying.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Darkmagus82 (1219) - - AUG 20, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 12-30-12- Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance- Pours a golden color with a two finger fizzy head. The head fades relatively quickly to leave almost no lacing. Smell Ė The nose is very light and consists of a little bit of corn and a light herbal hop and rice smell. Taste Ė The taste begins with some malty and bready flavors and a light corn sweetness. As the flavor advances the bready flavors are lost to an increase in corn flavor. More toward the end of the taste a light citrus hop along with a artificial sweetness and cardboard/paper taste come to the tongue. Mouthfeel ĖThe body of the beer is on the slightly lighter side with a carbonation level that is a little on the higher side. Both decent for the style, but nothing too exceptional. Overall- For an adjunct this is not one I would likely go for. It is drinkable, but not anything I would like to drink on any occasion.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
MarkoR (524) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
355 ml can. Like drinking water with a bit of malt in it. The kind of beer you get to taste when visiting family and being offered one...

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Ctplt777 (126) - - AUG 5, 2014
It is what it is. Itís not going to change the world. It is however refreshing on a hot day by the pool or beach or in most situations when you want a cheap decent beer. Its a typical macro lager. I think itís a little sweeter than some of the other ones out there. Overall, itís nothing beer snobs are going to flip out about but it is what it is and itís been around for a while so itís obviously done something right.


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