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Rickard's White | Molson Coors Canada

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263 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Molson Coors Canada
Ontario, Canada
molson.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

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.

Added by JOaikido on 02-25-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,857
Reviews:
96
Ratings:
263
pDev:
19.29%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
60
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 263 |  Reviews: 96
Photo of boku56
2.53/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Lettsgo3
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheBierdimpfe
3.76/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Veiled straw peach color, almost golden. White 2 finger head lasting around 3 minutes. Poor legs and no visible activity.

Aromas and flavors of citrus, fruits, grains, corn, floral spices. Well intensified and pleasant rich taste of sweet orange and sour lemon.

Slick light body with average carbonation. Faint and short finish ending with a slightly smoky spicy clove like feel.

Overall : A good tasty sweet white beer with some salivating freshness. Better directly form tap.

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Photo of Bunman3
2.83/5  rDev -9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Ugh. Sorry, not sorry, but this is by far my least favourite style of beer. Rickard's White is a pale imitation - overly spiced, thin, and simply "off" in my books. This lacks the character of a true Wit. Like its red cousin, this beer is far better on tap that in a bottle. Overall, it has merit with a slice of orange at the right place and time. Any time this is left behind in my beer fridge, it lasts a LONG LONG time...

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Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of NickThePyro
3.1/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BCborn
3/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of LeesinkyZaika
2.84/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

This brew pours very nicely, and looks wonderful with a nice head.There is a pleasant aroma of fruitiness: pineapple and citrus especially. The beer itself is cloudy and stays that way, just like any regular wheat beer. However that's where the accolades end. It is nothing close to a German wheat beer...I'm not sure if the Belgian style is meant to be different. Lacking any real body, the initial fruityness just dies after the first sip and as it rolls over your tongue. Every successive sip tastes blander than the previous one. There's a slightly chemical aftertaste to this. I did find it thirst quenching with decent carbonation. Overall: went great with pizza and pretzels... More so than on its own: Just a pretender.

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Photo of BcCraft710
3.09/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Dana1977
1.96/5  rDev -37%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

My least favorite wheat beer.

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Photo of Merlin68
2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of Sathanas
2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of imfinished
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

Photo of ImJared
3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Canada_Dan
2.87/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of coder
3/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of fossage78
3/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of glass_house
3.14/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Gsmack
4/5  rDev +28.6%

Photo of urbantakeover
3.96/5  rDev +27.3%

Photo of GoHabsGo
3/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of ledjip
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

Photo of kevofficiel
3/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

First white beer that I tried.
The look is golden with an opaque density. You don t see the bubble going up.
Carbonation is really light.
The taste will kick you after 10 seconds you swallowed the beer. I will say a real strong kick. I wish it was less powerful and the taste will come from the beginning, it would be more enjoyable. Still much better than a Molson dry or a Corona. They say it's a Belgium-Style wheat ale, not too sure about that.
Overall would I recommend it ? Sure if you are in a bar and you have an option between a Corona a Rickard's White take the Rickard's, but overall there is much better on a market as a Belgium-Style wheat ale

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3/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of Noelito76
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

Rickard's White from Molson Coors Canada
Beer rating: 3.11 out of 5 with 263 ratings
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