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

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.27   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A mainstream lager with a moderate hop character and a slightly sweet, fruity refreshing aroma and taste.


1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
IPFreely (1470) - Sanborn, New York, USA - APR 23, 2004
Ugly yellow. Light aroma of pale malt and corn. Funky off flavors coupled with grainy malt and slightly skunky hops. Not good.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - APR 21, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2008 Better than expected. A strange bitter taste throughout. Aroma is slightly hoppy with some fruit characters. Better than Canadian, Canadian Ice, etc. Just not great.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 26, 2004
This was the "local's" favorite when I went fishing in Ontario. Does not seem as full as it did with Carling OKeefe. Pale golden color with a average white head. Light pale malt and hint of herbal hops. Light sweet grain and a nip of bitterness late. Slightly better than the standard american standard.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stauffenberg (6) - New York, USA - JAN 19, 2004 does not count
Yet another beer that at one time at least was produced on a massive scale. Clean, uncomplicated, no after taste. Pretty watery, but considerably better than more popular large scale brews like Labatt Blue.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bainer (45) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 20, 2003
It's a real beer. No bells or whistles. Not a great smell or taste. OV is what you thought beer was when you were a kid and thought beer was gross.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 17, 2003
Pretty shitty as one would expect. alot of corn in the aroma and flavor, a bit of a rotten apple flavor too. Good for causing intoxication and a hangover, thats about it though.

1.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
pondoshuffles (141) - Fitzroy Harbour, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 8, 2003
O'Keefe's old lager. Fruity and carbonic with little in the way of mouthfeel or hops.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 26, 2003
Had this on on tap and had thought that it was no longer brewed. Tasted very macro but it did go down real easy.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 28, 2003
foul odour, skunky with a mild graininess. Macro appearance - 'nuff said. Mildly refreshing, not a real standout, but not as bad as its reputation.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
presario (4648) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 28, 2003
Light head, nice colour for the style. Thin aroma. I remember this beer before Molson bought Carling O'Keefe as the one non-beer drinkers drank before Coors Light. As such I was a little surprised that it was actually a lightly hopped and average American Standard.


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