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Rickard's White - Molson Coors Canada

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223 Ratings
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Ratings: 223
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.11
pDev: 19.94%
Wants: 3
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Molson Coors Canada visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A genuine Belgian-style wheat ale, White holds a depth of flavour. It's brewed with wheat and oats, and is unfiltered to present a natural cloudy appearance. Mild hints of ground coriander with dried orange peel mingle for a light spiciness that ends with a refreshing, smooth finish.

(Beer added by: JOaikido on 02-25-2007)
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2.25/5  rDev -27.7%

rale, Jul 29, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -27.7%

juliendesrochers, Jul 18, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

MrBuckHigh, Jul 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +20.6%

jcubz, Jul 17, 2013
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3.14/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Rickard's White is an okay beer. I find myself drinking it pretty frequently as its one of my "safety beers" at bars; It's at pretty much every bar in my area and its a safe fallback when I go to the sports bar's or types of establishments that only carry mass produced macrobrews. I'm never impressed with it any time I drink it, but I'm never disgusted by it either. It's very light on the wheat taste, the wheat is almost unnoticeable, it tastes very filtered, its light on the coriander and heavy on the orange, although not nearly as heavy on the orange as shock top.

All in all its a decent beer for instances when you don't have much better options, but I would never go out of my way to purchase it

WeizenMike, Jul 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

brandon911, Jul 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

Bf_89, Jul 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +20.6%

JohnW58, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of GarthDanielson
2.63/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Poured on-tap in a shaker pint at a Margaritaville in Canada. The beer was cloudy orange, opaque, with a filmy, white surface coat of head. Nose of baked bread, orange zest, lemon, all-spice, and clove. Flavors are fruit forward, blended and sweet, with orange, lemon, and pineapple. Bready backbone, with very subtle spice presence. The aftertaste is cloying fruit sweetness, dominated by pineapple. Light, frothy finish, with a sweet linger. Bleh.

GarthDanielson, Jun 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.5%

sirsteve42, Jun 28, 2013
Photo of IdeaSpeeder
2.56/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Serving Type - 473ml can poured into a weizen glass.

Appearance - Pours a cloudy straw colour, with tinges or orange. On top sits 3 fingers of white, dense head which sticks around for a good deal of time. A huge amount of carbonation is visible through the haze.

Smell - Predominantly oranges, but not in a good citrus hop kind of way; it's more like expired orange juice. There is also some light wheat and 'bready' notes.

Taste - A good deal of citrus is present here as well, but much like the nose, it's very unpleasant. There is next to no wheat flavour as you would expect from the style. There are however some light spices. Towards the finish there is some very light bitterness, but again not much for the style.

Mouthfeel - Medium body, with ver high carbonation and a dry, sticky finish.

Overall - 2.75/5 I use to love this beer years ago, and I still feel it's not bad. That said, reviewed for the style, it simply doesn't measure up.

IdeaSpeeder, Jun 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.5%

cam477, Jun 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

papat444, Jun 16, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

TheBeeraholic, Jun 15, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -19.6%

PaFbird, Jun 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.5%

Tom_Servo, Jun 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +20.6%

307x, Jun 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +20.6%

rudiker81, Jun 02, 2013
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2/5  rDev -35.7%

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2/5  rDev -35.7%

Lobstertainment, Apr 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.5%

timiskin, Apr 23, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -19.6%

Whatup14, Apr 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.5%

BKLRIBS, Apr 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +28.6%

Jediknight362, Mar 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +20.6%

mynie, Feb 23, 2013
Rickard's White from Molson Coors Canada
71 out of 100 based on 223 ratings.