Tag Archive for ‘Molson Coors’

Molson Canadian Wheat

Review: Molson Canadian Wheat

Beer: Molson Canadian Wheat Brewery: Molson Coors (Montreal, Quebec) Style: Wheat Lager Alcohol: 4.5% ABV As craft beer continues to escalate in popularity and sales, the bigger breweries will continue to try their hand at producing beers a little out of the ordinary. One of the most recent examples is Molson Canadian Wheat, which is… Read More ›


Molson serves up wheat lager with Canadian Wheat

Molson Coors Brewing is taking an odd turn with the launch of Molson Canadian Wheat, an unfiltered wheat lager that seems to be targeted at a market somewhere between the craft beer geek and the average Canadian macro-lager drinker. Wheat beers typically fall into the ale category, so a wheat lager is quite out of… Read More ›

Ontario battle over booze continues

Following a pledge from 2005 to do away with the monopolization rules affecting the sale of beer, liquor and wine in Ontario, the Ontario Progressive Conservatives once again seem to be hoping a vow to get rid of the LCBO will spur some strong voting in their favour. Of course, Ontario political parties have a… Read More ›

Six Pints

Six Pints: Beer education in a historic Toronto location

The new Toronto brewpub at 75 Victoria St. has its ties to Molson Coors, but Six Pints Brewery and its home, the Beer Academy, have been given autonomy as the craft beer arm of the parent company’s empire. “Really, Six Pints is an independent company,” said Aaron Bilyea, national director of marketing and sales at… Read More ›

Coors widemouth bottle

Inside Molson’s new widemouth bottle

The folk at Molson Coors think the Canadian beer drinker needs another style of bottle packaging, and it’s one that launched south of the border a few years ago. The new widemouth bottle hit store shelves around the country following Canada Day and gives beer drinkers another choice in packaging. The first bottle off the… Read More ›

Calgary Beer

Calgary Beer returns for Stampede’s 100th anniversary

Calgary Beer, which has not been in regular distribution in its namesake city for more than 20 years, will be returning in time for the 100th anniversary of the Calgary Stampede. Molson Coors has shipped 20,000 cases of the brand to Calgary liquor stores and licensed establishments — and this may just be the beginning… Read More ›

Carlos Brito, CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev. Image courtesy of Anheuser-Busch InBev ®

Anheuser-Busch InBev to acquire Grupo Modelo

Anheuser-Busch InBev is expanding its empire with the intended acquisition of Mexico’s Grupo Modelo, the brewery known for brands like Corona and Negra Modelo. AB InBev already has a 50 per cent stake in the Mexican brewery, and, through an agreement announced last week, it will purchase the rest of the company for US$20.1 billion…. Read More ›

Economic Development Minister Brad Duguid, Molson Coors Chairman Andrew Molson and Mayor Rob Ford join members of the Toronto brewery to inaugurate the facility's new $13-million packaging line. (CNW Group/Molson Coors Brewing Company)

Molson Coors preps for new formats

Should the Canadian beer market expect a shift away from traditional bottling and cap sizes? It’s doubtful the standard bottle cap will entirely disappear, but a new bottling line at Molson Coors Brewing‘s Toronto facility will begin expanding the types of bottles and sizes available in the market. The “state-of-the-art packaging line” at Molson Coors’… Read More ›

Molson Old Style Pilsner

Review: Old Style Pilsner

Beer: Old Style Pilsner Brewery: Molson Coors (Edmonton, Alberta) Style: Pilsner Alcohol: 5% ABV Although my bias leans toward the directions of ales, as the temperatures rise, crisp and clean lagers can provide a nice change from the various ales on the market. It wasn’t until moving to the north that I ever spotted Molson’s… Read More ›

Homebrew in a swing-top bottle

Ratebeer’s bottom 50 beers in the world — and the five Canadian brews to make the list

Ratebeer.com‘s “The Worst Beer In The World” list of the 50 beers you probably want to avoid at all cost is getting some attention in the press, and a few Canadian brews shamefully made it onto the list. Although American beers seem to make up the majority of the list (is it because of how… Read More ›