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Rickard's Red - Molson Coors Canada

Rickard's RedRickard's Red

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283 Ratings
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Ratings: 283
Reviews: 141
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: 18.89%


Brewed by:
Molson Coors Canada visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Crafted using three different malted barleys, Pacific Northwest hops and the finest Brewer's Caramel, Rickard's Red is exceptionally flavorful with a smooth finish. Enjoy Canada's favorite red beer with its proud pub heritage served cold in a pint glass.

Brewed using three different malt barleys, Pacific Northwest hops, and the finest Brewer's Caramel.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-15-2001)
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Zachtheporter

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3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

08-06-2013 06:27:32 | More by Zachtheporter
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4/5  rDev +30.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +14%

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3/5  rDev -2.3%

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02-10-2014 17:43:03 | More by AnakinVader
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3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

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3/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +14%

01-21-2014 03:10:17 | More by TheHammer
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DrDemento456

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3.21/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Picked this up for just a buck at the House of 1,000 beers. I am going to try and not let the fact this is a coors product sway my review.

A - As expected the 1/4 inch of head fizzes out rather quickly in this on with just a thin layer remaining. The color is quite a deep amber brown color.
S - Mildly skunky and lager like with very little hops or sweet malts I can detect.
T - A very interesting bit of biscuit like malts, leading to a touch of pilsner like hops, and it finishes rather tame with no noticeable metallic twang. Not bad.
M - Light to medium pretty big body for the BMC boys.

Overall its a pretty good beer easy to drink but not really worth picking up unless you can equally find it for a dollar.

Serving type: bottle

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CalgaryFMC

Alberta (Canada)

3.21/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Had a pint on tap at a Calgary neighborhood pub, following another pint of its white stable mate. Was considering an attempt at the whole Rickard's rainbow but perhaps fortunately there were only the two most common options. This red lager is an attractive amber red hue, more red than brown, and is highly carbonated. As is so often the case with decent but not earth-shatteringly good macrobrews, the aroma is not unpleasant but is faint and takes some work to discern: I get some caramel, red fruit, and some citrus hop notes against a toasty malt backbone but the whole thing is downplayed. Taste was astonishingly fruity in this example, a bright sweet cherry gum flavor along with another form of rounded corny sweetness, bramble fruits, and some subdued caramel that follows the nose. Some tangy spice accompanies a fairly watery body and a minimally bitter finish with metallic, cardboard, and sour apple notes, although frankly I have tasted worse faults in micro-brewed red/amber ales. Other examples I have tried had a dry nut character. There's some technical proficiency here but little true artistry unless one deems the emphasis on fruit and medicinal notes to be a unique feature of this particular exemplar. Personally, I'd like more caramel/crystal malt and hops to provide balance. Color me conservative.

Serving type: on-tap

11-09-2013 03:32:08 | More by CalgaryFMC
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Pmicdee

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +30.3%

11-07-2013 17:30:59 | More by Pmicdee
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Rickard's Red from Molson Coors Canada
71 out of 100 based on 283 ratings.