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Brewed by Molson Breweries (MolsonCoors)
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 456   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.53   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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This distinctive full bodied red ale is crafted in single batches using a unique blend of four malts. Naturally aged, Rickard's Red is brewed according to the traditional recipe of the Capilano Brewing Company of Vancouver.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouxeau (5) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 5, 2015 does not count
Nice malt aroma with a red/brown colour. Very nice sweetness of caramel with a faint herbal bitterness.Moderate carbonation. Overall for a cheap domestic beer. This one is not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Vladivostok (323) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2015
Easy-going amber coloured beer. A little thin but refreshing and decent enough.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Meilby (9452) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2015
Draught @ Outback Steakhouse, Niagara Falls, ON
Pours clear amber with a small off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel and hint of grass. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter with a long caramel finish. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
UXO (773) - CANADA - JUN 25, 2015
Appearance: clear red-tinted pale to medium amber with one finger of light tan head diminishing gradually to a thin cap, good lacing. (4/5) Aroma: light caramel malt, slightly nutty. (4/10) Taste: mild to moderate sweet, mild bitter. (4/10) Palate: light to medium body, moderate carbonation, off-dry medium duration finish. (3/5) Probably the best thing Molson Coors makes - which, y’unnerstand, isn’t a particularly high bar, but it does mean it pretty much by definition could be worse. Pretty standard domestic amber/vienna/Irish red, so a notch or two better than a macro lager, but hardly interesting. Decent enough thirst quencher with lunch, though. (10/20)

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
yngwie (15194) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 14, 2015
On tap. A clear amber colored beer topped by a dense, light beige head. The aroma has a light touch of bread, caramel and some nuts and dried fruits. It’s rather thin on the palate, with a soft carbonation, dry. Not much bitterness or sweetness going on, but at least there’s some caramel and nuts. Short finish. Quite forgettable this one. 150613

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerathon (1540) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Chestnut in color with semi-creamy white head. Very smooth body with medium mouthfeel. Malts of caramel and faint sweetness. Easy drinking.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
foczo (1) - - JUN 12, 2015 does not count
Ok Beer but not that refreshing to me ! The after-taste was kind of bad to me.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rarbring (1810) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 25, 2015
Aroma: The smell is dominated by the malt aromas, sweet brown bread mainly.
Appearance: A clear red amber brew with an off-white head that leaves rather good lacing.
Taste: The taste has an upfront sweetness, raisins, dried figs, acidity from green pears and ripe lemons.
Palate: Rather high carbonation, refreshing for being a red.
Overall: Not at all bad (the Rickard’s seem to be better than Molson in average).
Note: on-tap at a Baton Rouge. Reviewed 2010-09-12.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeAndrews (30) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - APR 8, 2015
Clear amber with an off-white head-- attractive colour. Sweet & toasty malts flavour. Medium body & carbonation. Slight bitterness in the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Domineeto (3) - - APR 7, 2015 does not count
Best cheap beer I’ve had, very common on tap so I find myself drinking a lot of it. For the price, no complaints.


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