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Rickard's Red - Molson Coors Canada

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BA SCORE
71
okay

345 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 345
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: 19.54%
Wants: 7
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
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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graybayou, Jan 18, 2012
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2/5  rDev -34.9%

hockeybarbie, Jan 15, 2012
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2.8/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

My default beer at any generic chain restaurant - and I'd forgotten how long it's been since I've been in such an establishment...

Very surprised to see this listed as an American red, as there's no sign of hops in the flavour; the sweet caramelized malts are totally predominant. Beautiful to look at, a brilliant amber colour with decent head - pours a nice pint. Reasonable mouthfeel, but the aroma is of bready sweetness and the taste is mild enough to appeal to most lager lovers.

Often the best product available in a Molson-sponsored bar, and I’ve quaffed a lot of it in the past, but never something I'd choose otherwise – and I won’t be returning to this place soon!

hopsolutely, Jan 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +14%

ThinkAgain, Jan 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev -2.3%

Huffaroma, Jan 05, 2012
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2/5  rDev -34.9%

kelvarnsen, Jan 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +14%

Skizem, Dec 23, 2011
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3/5  rDev -2.3%

ahugenerd, Dec 16, 2011
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2/5  rDev -34.9%

Swedes21, Dec 13, 2011
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5/5  rDev +62.9%

Calder316, Dec 06, 2011
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4/5  rDev +30.3%

papawu76, Dec 02, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +14%

barnzy78, Nov 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +30.3%

bigox420, Nov 28, 2011
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3/5  rDev -2.3%

djcreepshow, Nov 26, 2011
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5/5  rDev +62.9%

rbuisson, Nov 25, 2011
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3/5  rDev -2.3%

Vandelayindustri, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +30.3%

PEIhop, Nov 23, 2011
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3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

RedAleMan, Nov 20, 2011
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3/5  rDev -2.3%

tonyf55, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of spinrsx
3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

473ml Can

Appearance – Clear brown colour with an average size fizzy beige coloured head. There is a low amount of carbonation visible and there is a fair amount of lacing. The head lasted for around 5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, brown sugar/caramel

Taste & Mouth - The beer has an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, caramel and some light very very light hops. Really there isn't a whole lots of taste here.. maybe a hint of nuts. It ends with a malty slightly sweet aftertaste.

Overall – Was over at a friends house and wasn't going to turn this beer down even though I'm not a huge fan of it. At least it's a step in the right direction from most of the other boring macros out there.

spinrsx, Nov 10, 2011
Photo of SebD
3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: It has a nice amber/copper colour to it. It has a nice white head that dies down quite fast and has some lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitly give out hints of bready/grainy malts with some corn, some floral hops and a bit of caramel.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has a nice sweet grainy and caramely taste with very light hops in the back.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a sweet/light balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with fairly bland flavours and aromas.

SebD, Oct 14, 2011
Rickard's Red from Molson Coors Canada
71 out of 100 based on 345 ratings.