List of Molson Coors brands

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Molson Coors Brewing Company was created by the merger of two of North America's largest breweries: Molson of Canada, and Coors of the United States, on February 9, 2005. Coors is responsible for over twenty different brands of beer in North America and the UK.[1] The main brands are Coors and Killian's. Molson brands include Carling Black Label and Molson Canadian.


  • Coors, the "Banquet Beer", also known as "Coors Original", a 5% ABV pale lager. This is the oldest brand in the Coors portfolio, first brewed in 1874,[2] and has been given awards at World's Columbian Exposition in 1893, and at the Great American Beer Festival in 2004.[2]
  • Coors Light, the "Silver Bullet", a 4.2% ABV beer first brewed in 1978 as a low calorie beer. It is Coors' top selling brand, and the second-best selling beer [3] in the United States, passing Budweiser in 2011.[4] The beer is also quite popular in Ireland, where it is available at most bars nationwide and is brewed and distributed by Heineken. It has won several medals for "American-Style Light Beer" at the Great American Beer Festival,[5] and was the official beer sponsor of the NFL and the NFL Network until 2009.[6] In 2006, a "frost brew liner", referring to the "Frost Brewed" branding, was introduced. Coors Light bottles and cans feature a cold temperature sensitive label using Chromazone ink. When the mountains on the label turn blue, the beer is at optimal drinking temperature. In 2011, it became the Official Beer of the National Hockey League, in a deal worth $400 million over seven years. [7]
  • Killian's Irish Red[8] a 4.9% ABV dark lager. Coors acquired the rights to brew and market the brand in America from France's Pelforth Brewery in 1981. It was then reformulated to a Vienna lager from the original Irish red ale recipe created at Lett's Brewery in Enniscorthy, Ireland, in 1864.
  • Extra Gold is 5.0% ABV American lager. Originally marketed as Coors Extra Gold, it has a deeper color and fuller flavor than Coors, which the company claims comes from a slow brewing process.
  • Blue Moon (Witbier)- a Belgian style wheat ale, created in 1995. 5.4% ABV. (made under Blue Moon Brewing Company label)
  • Keystone is a 4.8% ABV pale lager introduced in 1989. The current slogan is "Always Smooth."
  • Keystone Light is a 4.2% ABV pale lager introduced in 1989. Packaged in "specially lined cans" intended to reduce metallic taste. The can is blue and silver and is narrower than a regular 12 ounce can of beer. An advertising campaign starring comedian Bard King claimed that Keystone Light relieved "Bitter Beer Face." The current advertising slogan is "Always Smooth, Even When You're Not."[9]
  • Keystone Ice is packaged in black and silver cans. Keystone Ice is 5.9% ABV and has 143 calories.
  • Zima XXX
  • Pale Moon (made under Blue Moon Brewing Company label)
  • Rising Moon (seasonal - spring) (made under Blue Moon Brewing Company label)
  • Honey Moon (seasonal - summer) (made under Blue Moon Brewing Company label)
  • Harvest Moon (seasonal - fall) (made under Blue Moon Brewing Company label)
  • Full Moon (seasonal - winter) (made under Blue Moon Brewing Company label)
  • Winterfest (seasonal - winter)
  • Wildwood Westlake lager
  • Coors NA (Coors Non-Alcoholic)
  • Colorado Native Lager (Colorado only, introduced in 2010)
  • Colorado Native India Pale Lager or IPL (Colorado only)
  • Colorado Native Golden Lager (Colorado only)
  • Colorado Native Double IPL (seasonal - spring) (Colorado only)
  • Colorado Native Saison Farmhouse Ale(seasonal - spring) (Colorado only)
  • Colorado Native Olathe Lager(seasonal - summer)(Colorado only)
  • Colorado Native Oktoberfest Lager(seasonal - fall) (Colorado only)
  • Colorado Native Winterfest(seasonal - winter) (Colorado only)
  • Batch 19 (pre-prohibition style beer, 2011)
  • Third Shift Amber Lager (pre-prohibition style amber lager, 2013)
  • Aspen Edge
  • Blair's Bavarian Beer
  • Coors Malted Milk (non-alcoholic, formula later acquired by Mars Candy)
  • Coors Red Light
  • Coors Dry (western US only)
  • Coors Artic Ice [sic]
  • Coors Cutter (non-alcoholic) now Coors NA
  • Eisbock (seasonal - spring)
  • Golden Lager
  • Herman Joseph's 1868 (now relaunched by AC Golden Brewing Company as Herman Joseph's Private Reserve)
  • Oktoberfest (seasonal - fall)
  • Turbo 1000
  • Weizenbier (seasonal - summer)
  • Zima Gold
  • All Zima Products 2008


  • Allbright
  • Arc
  • Breaker
  • Caffrey's Irish Ale; (After Coors purchased Caffrey's from Interbrew, it ceased importation of the beer into the US market. Coors decided that continued sale of Caffrey's in the US market would interfere with branding of Killian's as Coors' premier Irish brew. Many Irish bars around the US have Caffrey's paraphernalia but no longer can sell the beer. Coors' decision to sell Killian's over Caffrey's in the US market while removing the nitrogen charged Caffrey's allowed Diageo to gain marketshare with its Smithwick's brew in Irish bars throughout the US).
  • Carling
  • Cobra Beer
  • Coors
  • Hancock's
  • Lamot
  • Mitchells & Butlers
  • Sharp's[10]
  • Stones Bitter; A bitter of 3.7% abv originally brewed by William Stones Ltd, Sheffield, UK at the Cannon brewery in the 1940s. The brand is currently brewed under licence from Interbrew at MCBC's Tower brewery in Tadcaster, Yorkshire. Some of the volume is also brewed in the Burton-on-Trent brewery.
  • Toby
  • Worthington
  • Worthington Bitter (Cask variety of Worthington that is brewed and packed by SA Brains in south Wales in a brewery previously owned by Bass brewers.)
  • Worthington White Shield (Brewed in the White Shield brewery in Burton-on-Trent)
  • Worthington Red Shield (Brewed in the White Shield brewery in Burton-on-Trent)
  • Reef
  • Screamers (discontinued)
  • Java (discontinued March 2004) was an alcopop range with five flavours; Purple, Ice, Tropical, Citrus and Sunfruit. A vodka mix of 4.0% vol.




Molson partnered brands in Canada[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]





  1. ^ Coors Brewing Company (MolsonCoors)
  2. ^ a b Archived 2013-06-17 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ - Facts & Figures Archived 2013-09-21 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Coors Light Fact Sheet Archived 2008-05-29 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-07-15. Retrieved 2009-12-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) "Coors Light to present NFL Network's Super Bowl week coverage."
  7. ^
  8. ^ George Killian's Irish Red
  9. ^ Keystone Light Web Site
  10. ^ "Best-selling bottled ale Doom Bar not brewed in Cornwall". BBC Online. 18 June 2015. Retrieved 18 June 2015.