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

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RATINGS: 438   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dpjuart (1068) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Courtesy Nate. Red with eggshell head, 1 finger, good lacing. Nose of caramel, sweet butter. Mild fruit, some caramel, with a touch of hop crispness.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
jennawood79 (367) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 18, 2014
Aroma of caramel and grains. Initial taste is of nothing. This is followed by a mismatch of water and brewer’s caramel. Cloying and watery don’t jive, dude. Harsh carbonation. Ghastly canned corn and caramel finish. Heavable. Exemplifies Oakes’ Rule of Beer #1 - if a beer has mountains on the label and isn’t brewed in the mountains, it will suck.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Sirus (10) - - OCT 16, 2014
A standard beer in Canada and used to be one of my standard drinking beers. However it has lost its taste and complexity when it was bought by Molson. Now it is not very good. I often find the aroma to be musty and the taste is now almost a burnt nut taste with little complexity. Sad to see a decent beer go by the way side.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
pictoman (549) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 14, 2014
Clear medium dark copper brown with minimal off white head. Grainy with the subtlest hint of caramel malt. More or less a pale macro lager.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nickd717 (3560) - 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 Belgium’s top lambic bars with freaking Jean van Roy and ordered some Lindemans sweetened crap just because he hadn’t 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 that’s 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 it’s 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 (383) - 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 (706) - 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 (3557) - 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 (697) - 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 (309) - 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 (1408) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 28, 2014
Bona cervesa, bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.


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