Molson Coors Brewing Co
The brewer of Coors Light and Molson Canadian earned $222.1 million, or $1.19 a share, in the fourth quarter, compared with $93.7 million, or 51 cents a share, a year earlier.
Excluding items, profit was $1.02 a share, missing analysts' average forecast of $1.10, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Sales excluding excise taxes rose 11 percent to $820.8 million. Worldwide beer volume declined 4 percent as consumers remained cautious in the weak economy.
(Reporting by Dhanya Skariachan; editing by John Wallace)