CANADIAN beer giant Molson has launched a new Indian Pale Ale, albeit a brand without the characteristic bitterness of the style. Part of the Molson Speciality Brands, the company describes Rickard's Pale as being "reminicsent of traditional IPA's without the hoppy taste."

Rob McCaig, (CORRECT) Rickard's Pale brewmaster, said the ale is naturally aged and brewed in small batches with no additives or preservatives. "We crafted Rickard's Pale using a combination of malted two-row barley and Munich Special malt... that's crisp, but also ...

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