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

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common

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RATINGS: 435   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.52   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.


simonblaine's rating

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
simonblaine (289) - Alberta, - FEB 16, 2013
Boring Molson product, but not nearly as shitty as most of their products. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nickd717 (3483) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Canada - what can you say about it? Sorry, I meant - what can you say ABOOT it? Get ready for the saddest ticking story since that guy who went to one of Belgiumís top lambic bars with freaking Jean van Roy and ordered some Lindemans sweetened crap just because he hadnít had it. What dude, really? With JvR there? Sometimes tickers gotta tick. Anyway, a once proud ticker named nickd who had since fallen from grace had a layover in Toronto. He went to the freaking MOLSON pub and spend CAD$20 plus tip on a pale lager and a dumbed down Irish Red, a style thatís already a dumbed down something or other. I ate a crappy burnt $16 burger with this too. Ouch. You have as much right to call me a tool as if my name was Atul (which was the actual name of a guy I met). So how was the beer? IT WAS AWESOME!!! Just kidding, it sucked. If you want a happy ending, go to the massage parlor. This ended up with me getting played like a poopbutt (NWA reference), taken to the cleaners for some crappy ticks. Draft. The beer looks reasonable enough, deep reddish amber with a small light khaki head. The aroma is dark fruit and nutty, and I mean that in the loosest sense of those descriptors. Tastes of macro, bland with a slight toasty malt note. Medium body, somewhat smooth. I guess it could be worse, but itís not good. This is still a better love story than "Twilight" though.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jksipa (348) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2014
On tap. Clear dark copper with a small white head that leaves some tight lace. Nose is light caramel and grain. Light sweet toffee start which is about all there is. Thin light mouth with soft carbonation and a short crisp finish.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
geologyguy (690) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Tastes like a cheaper beer...malty on front hopier on finish...taste degrades to light selzer decent but needs more flavor

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mkel07 (3381) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 16, 2014
Can from The Beer StoreLondon Canada. Nice strong amber almost copper colour with caramel and nutty aromas. Big malty flavour.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bigguns22 (676) - Maryland, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Not a bad beer but not full body at all. On draft at Weinkeller in Canada. Pour is amber with a red hue. Aroma is weak and malty. A easy drinking malty red.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Berard (306) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours red with little head. Heavy malt aroma with mild carbonation. Reasonably good Irish red. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
miquelcrush (1362) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 28, 2014
Bona cervesa, bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
cmacklin (261) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 8, 2014
341 ml bottle. Pours a clear dark amber colour with a small white head. Malty aroma with caramel and grain. Flavour is malty with some caramel and a touch of dryness in the finish. Medium body with watery texture and average carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kaser (2689) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2014
Draft at Houston in Montreal. Red and clear color. Cool restaraunt/bar - hip with icy tap poles. Beer is ok. Standard red. Earthy and smooth. Easy drinker

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jb (2187) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 29, 2014
Enjoyed this one at the bar in Hard Rock, Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada. Fresh, and very much malt forward. Could have session drank this one all night. Best of the night on a pub crawl. Amber color is attractive.


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