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Brewed by Molson Breweries (MolsonCoors)
Style: Porter
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tricker (388) - Quebec, - DEC 31, 2012
Bière brune foncée de 4.8 % d’alcool . Elle possède un moyen col au versement. Elle possède un odorat sucré et âcre, avec un arrière-goût de brûlé. Elle est comme liquoreuse avec un arrière-goût métallique mélangé à un petit goût de torréfaction. Correcte !


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ChadPoole (284) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 23, 2016
Pours clear brown with an off white head. Aroma is roasted malts, carmel and brown sugar. Taste is slightly bitter,  slightly sweet. Not bad.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mike5326 (1624) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 24, 2015
Poured from a tap. Light clear color, medium of white. Mild malt Molasses aroma. Light body with a light malt flavor and a medium finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ron (3576) - Rochester, New York, USA - DEC 17, 2015
Can I brought back home a few months back. Pours brown with a finger of off-white head that leaves a few spots of lacing. Aroma is light roasted malts and mild chocolate. Taste is light roasty bitterness with faint hop bitterness and enough malty sweetness to balance things out a bit. This is definitely one of the better macro brews from Molson’s.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KoNrRiI (1215) - Århus, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2015
0.473 can. Clear, brown color and a small, quickly-diminishing, off-white head. Aroma of caramel, dark malts, brown sugar, some wood, and hints of fruits. Taste is sweet, malty, a tad dry, fruity, a tad roasted. Medium body, slick texture, and soft carbonation. Finish is medium long, relatively fruity too. Overall not a bad beer but it does not resemble a porter too much - it’s more like a darker version of an English bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Franckg (1179) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 5, 2015
Arômes de caramel, toffee, citron, malt, figues, cerises. En bouche, malt sucré, caramel, cerise, citron. Bonne bière considérant qu’on nage en plein produit commercial.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
exeter (510) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 26, 2015
It looks like coke but has a nice lasting head and good lacing. That’s the high point. Tastes of malt sweetness and some dark chocolate bitterness, or so I think. It’s rather light on everything. It’s a porter for people that might think porters are too strong. Just what a macros for. English style Porter? England should sue!

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerAndPonies (171) - Medicine Hat, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
341 ml bottle from the Rickard’s sampler twelve-pack, served in my fancy cruise-ship dual-level flute glass. Pours a deep cola/caramel brown with low carbonation and a latte-hued cap that leaves lace loops. Aroma is toned-down toasted malt, caramel, and a small helping of spiced dark red fruit. Flavor is anemic for a brown ale/porter-styled beer - lightly buttered toast with a sprinkling of brown sugar - and comes off as watered-down. Mouthfeel is thin as well; not much to chew on here. Porter, my ass. Nothing unpleasant, but almost nothing of any substance as well. Ho-hum. (Oddly enough, the final sip of sediment in the glass had more roasty oomph than any previous swallow.)

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mathieuc (3318) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 4, 2015
Pours a medium brown with a medium offwhite head that sticks around longer than your usual macro beer. It also leaves some fine lacing patterns on the glass. Nose is of caramel and toasted grains, a little roasty. Some fruits as well. Taste is of chocolate, roasted nuts and caramel, a little bitter and not too sweet. Some maple syrup impressions but I might be imagining things since it is written right there on the can. Body is light, carbonation moderately high. Texture is a little smooth but also a little thin... OK dark beer. Not quite a porter to me but pretty close.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
can8ianben (1489) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Decent roasty, malty, beverage. Lacks a full richness, and a darker color.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
worldbeertaste (1795) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Dark brown with a tan light head. Smells of pale malt, caramel, sweet malt, and earthnotes. Tastes about the same but with a bit more roast and light fruit. Not bad. One of the most drinkable of the mass produced.


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