Rickards Oakhouse
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Brewed by Molson Breweries (MolsonCoors)
Style: Premium Lager
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Lager glass


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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Specially aged with lightly toasted Oak, we’ve carefully crafted this festive seasonal to capture the warmth of an old, iron-stove Oakhouse. With subtle hints of vanilla and a deep amber hue, this rich winter lager is ideal alongside succulent stew or piping hot roast. All you need now is plenty of firewood. And matches.

samzim's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
samzim (390) - Ontario, - JAN 21, 2014
Scent of cinnamon, toffee, and vanilla. Clear, amber colour. Slightly spicy and oaky taste, but very slight - primarily malt and other lager flavours. Medium body with mild carbonation. A bit flavourful than the average lager, but not too much more.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
dfearnley (1826) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 1, 2015
Bottle to tulip I bought a house...this was left in the fridge. Unfortunately I have to at least try it. Corn, wheat, and wood. Clear amber with a thin creamy head. Funk, grains, maybe apple.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
lesifflebiere (1692) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2014
Dorée foncée, mince, avec une mousse qui disparait rapidement, nourrie d’abord par ses grosses bulles, mais qui ensuite redevient calme. Nez sucré, peut-être un peu de maïs, de caramel aussi. Mince en bouche également, peu de personnalité, c’est une lager blonde avec un brin plus de force, ce qui ne veut pas dire grand-chose : elle manque quand même d’à peu près tout, et surtout de l’audace.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Randy4Beer (513) - - JUL 17, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2014 Pours dark gold with some light orange highlights. One finger white head. On the nose a strange mustiness, and then some definite pumpkin. Seriously. On the palate definitely tasted like a pumpkin ale, albeit a very mild version of those I have had before.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
MunBro (942) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 18, 2014
Reviewing from old notes. Aroma is a bit "off". Pours a medium amber. Tastes like Rickards with artificial syrupy oak and vanilla sprayed in with a chemical gun. Avoid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RhetoricalAns (851) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 23, 2014
Can. Clear pale amber with a thin white head. Aroma is some wood, caramel, a little sweet. Taste is all right, slight oak, caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
YigSvartka (297) - Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 4, 2014
Cinnamon spice scent. Extremely smooth: no hops at all, very mild finish, little carbonation, creamy. Vanilla and spice. Light and refreshing. Although nowhere near my most favoured seasonal, certainly one of the best Rickards I’ve encountered.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
lukin (582) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 1, 2014
bottle. pours gold with light orange tint. Aroma and taste dominated by a strange chemical-like oak/toffee taste. Otherwise light and one-dimensional.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
merc7186 (2957) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Aroma: Honey, Mild VanillaAppearance: Hazy Amber/Orangish Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, No LacingTaste: Bready Malts, Mild HoneyMouthfeel: Mediocre Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
YanIpa (144) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 3, 2014
Couleur dorée, effervessante,collet très fin, persistant. Au nez, boisées et beaucoup trop d’épices : clou de girofle, petite dose de vanille. Bien maltée, trop présent, manque toutefois de corps. Pas mauvaise, mais après 2btl, j’ai eu mal au coeur !!!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JAN 26, 2014
Clear golden orange pour with no lacing. Syrup malt, slightly spiced aroma. Sweet honey DME flavour. Sweet finish.

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