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Rickard's Red - Molson Coors Canada

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BA SCORE
72
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353 Ratings
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Ratings: 353
Reviews: 145
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: 19.54%
Wants: 8
Gots: 26 | 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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2/5  rDev -34.9%

traumaqueen, Apr 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +14%
look: 5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I drank a lot of Rickard's Red back in my university days and still find it occasionally on tap at a bar.

This beer has a creamy-to-foamy, light beige head. The body has a clear, reddish brown body. It has a strong aroma of caramelized malt but also hints of smoke and fruit. The taste is almost soley of toffee and malt with a hit of hops at the end. If find it has a full body but is a little watery also.

Overall, it is not a complex beer but its simplicity is what makes it so generically good. The aroma is this beer's weakest point but it is very drinkable.

maclean25, Mar 27, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

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3/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +14%

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2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

mdevonshire, Jan 19, 2012
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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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Rickard's Red from Molson Coors Canada
72 out of 100 based on 353 ratings.