Rickard's Red
Molson Coors Canada

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Molson Coors Canada
Ontario, Canada
American Amber / Red Lager
Ranked #78
Ranked #29,479
3.13 | pDev: 18.85%
Apr 17, 2023
Nov 15, 2001
Rickard's RedRickard's Red
Notes: 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.
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Rated: 4.65 by kurzon from Canada (AB)

Apr 17, 2023
Rated: 3.01 by heerboth from Pennsylvania

Mar 29, 2023
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Reviewed by Green-Yag60

4.17/5  rDev +33.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
This is a winter beer. A lot of people don't get that. Not every beer is made for a hot afternoon. This is at its best at the end of the day, on tap in a pub with a workmate prior to your food or your trip home. It has a welcoming taste you don't want to guzzle. It slows you down while you shake off the cold outside and realize your workday is OVER!
Nov 24, 2022
Rated: 3.99 by NicolaiMacKenzie from Canada (ON)

Nov 16, 2022
Rated: 3.25 by TLA from Pennsylvania

Nov 03, 2022
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Reviewed by 1009 from Massachusetts

3.18/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
Not the first time we have had this, but first time on draft and the first time in a long time. Not much beats a cold beer sitting in the club house talking about your round. Rickard’s Red cup of malty goodness was today’s post round pint. It’s a bit sweet, but not overpowering. Malty like you would expect from a a red ale. Sam Adams brick red is probably the gold standard that we have had, but this certainly beats Killians. Too bad it’s no where to be found in the states
Jul 09, 2022
Rated: 4.33 by JanglezB19 from Canada (ON)

Apr 19, 2022
Rated: 3.25 by Roejogan from Canada (BC)

Feb 13, 2022
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Reviewed by Lindorm

3.72/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4
I love the beautiful rich colour of this lager. It's one of the first beers I learned to appreciate. There was a time that you couldn't get it and I was disappointed. Looks like it was brought back by popular demand!

The mixing of the barley makes the flavours difficult to pin down for myself. I'm still training my palate. Nice bitter after taste.
Oct 01, 2021
Rated: 3 by RahFoodie from Canada (ON)

Jun 15, 2021
Rated: 3.15 by TP2MSU from Michigan

Apr 23, 2021
Rated: 2.64 by aklavall from Canada (AB)

Oct 11, 2020
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Reviewed by gchapman1081 from Texas

4.97/5  rDev +58.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Not a beer drinker however my wife and I had this while visiting Niagara Falls and first experienced Rickard’s Res Ale and absolutely loved it. Best beer I’ve had since I left Germany in 1982.
Jul 13, 2020
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Reviewed by octortus from Canada (ON)

3.5/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
473 mL Can. ABV 5.2%.
Appearance: Dark red copper/amber, Half a finger of soapy beige head, Ok retention, Slight lacing, Low-Medium carbonation.
Aroma: Malt sweetness (decently blended), Dark fruit (prune, plum), Caramel, Corn adjunct (?), Earthy hops.
Mouthfeel: Just under medium body, Low-Medium carbonation, Slightly syrupy, Fairly smooth, Off-dry finish.
Flavour: Malt sweetness, Caramel flavouring, Dark fruit (prune plum), Corn adjunct (?), Earthy hops.
Overall: It won't knock your socks off, but if your craving a sweet beer and are willing to lower your standards... here ya go.

Review: 186
Jun 10, 2020
Rated: 3.71 by GingerFinn from Canada (ON)

Nov 29, 2019
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Reviewed by Harjoh

4.17/5  rDev +33.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Nice flavour. Great beer at the pub on wing night while watching the game! Not bad out of the bottle at home but I prefer it as a draught at the pub or restaurant.
Oct 25, 2019
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Reviewed by Jacobier10 from New Jersey

2.47/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
12 oz bottle, no date.

Beautiful deep ruby color with great clarity. A creamy off-white head settles to a thin film on top of the beer.

Aroma was a little off-putting. Toasted malt, light caramel, and apples. Earthy and a little musty.

Tasted slightly oxidized. Sweet in the finish. Medium-light bodied. Honestly, this was pretty rough. It was given to me by a co-worker and I couldn't tell how old is was due to the lack of a bottle date. Track down some Yuengling or, better yet, an Irish red ale like Smithwick's, if you want a similar flavor profile. I would not recommend this.

Jul 24, 2019
Rated: 3.25 by 12ozfan from Illinois

Jul 07, 2019
Rated: 3.24 by Curt3 from New Jersey

Jun 10, 2019
Rated: 3.32 by kds2437 from Texas

Jan 23, 2019
Rated: 3 by BucBasil from Rwanda

Jan 02, 2019
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Reviewed by argock from Virginia

3.66/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Really pretty good for a macro-lager, a lot of crystal type malty character, more crystal than other darker malts you might find in a vienna lager but still interesting and it works. Aroma is light and there are not a bunch of esters. Reasonably enjoyable beer despite its true origins.
Dec 27, 2018
Rated: 3.45 by SamW7 from Canada (ON)

Dec 04, 2018
Rated: 3.38 by Kevin101 from Canada (ON)

Sep 22, 2018
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Reviewed by Alexc11 from Canada (QC)

3.62/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
By the time I got the beer from the tap lace had already dissipated so I can't really comment about that. It has a deep red amber color. Really nice to look at. Lightly carbonated and not bitter. A nice sweet mix of caramel, malt and fruity overtones.
Aug 19, 2018
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Rated by Rlhj from New Hampshire

2.37/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.25
Looks can be deceiving. The robust red landed at my table and I kept waiting for the taste to kick on. Nothing. It's a beer.
Jul 18, 2018
Rated: 3.35 by stauffman from Canada (QC)

Jul 16, 2018
Rated: 4.05 by Vylo from New Jersey

Jun 26, 2018
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Reviewed by dbl_delta from Pennsylvania

3.39/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Undated bottle into pint glass. Pours a gorgeous clear reddish-amber with a nice fluffy white head. Initial impression is very malty, grainy, bready, maybe sourdough? Mouthfeel is medium; carbonation is OK. Finish is lingeringly sweet, unfortunately. This is fairly flavorful, but too sweet and malty for my tastes.
May 27, 2018
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Reviewed by Deca from Canada (PE)

3.89/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
I love the look of red beers and this one looks as tasty as any other. Pretty average nose and mouth feel but when you're at a pub with nothing interesting to try, this is an excellent choice. One of my favorite macros.
Apr 24, 2018
Rated: 3.96 by Darandos from Canada (AB)

Apr 16, 2018
Rated: 2.69 by beerluvr from Canada (ON)

Apr 15, 2018
Rated: 3.8 by ledjip from Canada (QC)

Dec 23, 2017
Rated: 3.63 by JamieDuncan from Maryland

Dec 13, 2017
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Rated by bubseymour from Maryland

3.91/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Nice light but malty/caramel lager that is a good change of pace reset beer from the IPAs, Stouts and Sours. Enjoyed.
Dec 10, 2017
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Reviewed by ChillingCammy from Canada (ON)

2.49/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
Served at a local Wild Wings, offered along side other macro beers. Appeared light amber, not unappealing. Dry mouth feel. Mild flavor. Better than light beer I guess.
Dec 05, 2017
Rated: 3.71 by probert from New York

Nov 18, 2017
Rated: 3.09 by BenHoppy from Michigan

Nov 16, 2017
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Rated by freeone3000 from Canada (QC)

3.24/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Beer is fine. It's perfectly drinkable, and seems really average. Between this and various budweisers, this is a good choice.
Nov 13, 2017
Rated: 3.88 by PCPhil from Canada (QC)

Nov 06, 2017
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