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Rickard's Dark - Molson Coors Canada

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Rickard's DarkRickard's Dark

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BA SCORE
71
okay

143 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 143
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.03
pDev: 18.81%
Wants: 3
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Molson Coors Canada visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
English Porter |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed in the style of English porters, Rickard's Dark is creamy with a smooth finish that holds just a hint of pure Quebec maple syrup.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-20-2009)
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Kendo

New York

2.9/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Poured from the bottle into a Sam Smith's nonic-style pint glass. Body is cola brown with a very small khaki-colored head.

S: Not sure what it smells like, though "Porter" does not come to mind. Maybe a bit of husky grain and faint burnt grains. Something just seems off but I can't really describe it.

T: Thin. I may be serving this too cold to get a lot of flavor, or, more likely, I'm serving it cold enough to kill the off flavors. I get some light caramel malt/toffee, cola-like flavors, a touch of maple syrup and maybe some corn syrup. Better yet, think of the "fake" maple syrup that is basically made of high fructose corn syrup. But that suggests that there's more happening here than I'm really getting.

M: Light in heft, carbonation is modest and inoffensive.

O: So-so. Certainly doesn't seem like much of a Porter; more like a watered-down Brown Ale.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2012 21:53:42 | More by Kendo
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Rickard's Dark from Molson Coors Canada
71 out of 100 based on 143 ratings.