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George Killianís Irish Stout

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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Appearance: Very dark chocolate brown with a thick caramel colored foam cap.
Aroma: Dark chocolate bouquet with subtle roasted coffee notes.
Taste: Slight roasted coffee flavor without being overly bitter or heavy.
Mouth Feel: Medium to full-bodied with little astringency.
Finish: Very smooth with lingering chocolate roasted sweetness.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SDalkoholic (2146) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Bottle from 7-11: Poured a dark black liquid with a creamy layer of foam head. Nose is delicate with minor scents of roast coffee and melted chocolate like malts but then there is scent of sour yeast that lurks in the background. The drink has a decent roastiness about it but then there is also a lactic sour milk taste as well which Iím not sure what to think about. Good price for a sixer so no serious complaints about this.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerathon (1171) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Better then you would expect. Has all the qualities of a dry stout that you should come to expect.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
troopie (2292) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Bottle. Better than I expected from Coors. Black pour with thick beige head. Light aroma, cocoa, coffee. Flavour isnít malty enough, but still not bad with the chocolate and coffee. All over the tongue flavour with a good malty finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thisis12ptfont (838) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Light aroma of cocoa nibs. Black appearance. Carbonated chocolate and roasted caramel. Overall, very simple, not much to it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (4820) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Bottle: The aroma consists of chocolate, caramel, burnt notes, roast, and light coffee. It pours a dark brown with some orange highlights and a one finger tan head. There is some thin webbing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with chocolate, caramel, and faint fruit. The finish has some burnt notes, roast, and light coffee. Itís medium bodied with somewhat lively carbonation. Overall, itís not world class, but itís much better than I anticipated.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (4351) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2013
This one poured a medium brown color with a beige head. Aroma was of light roast, caramle, and some earthy notes. Flavor was similar, a bit sweeter and roasted than I was expecting from a dry stou, but overall a pretty solid killians offering.

3.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Merlin8000 (9) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - JUN 4, 2013 does not count
Very drinkable. A good stout (great for the price), though not as heavy as I normally like a stout to be.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tnkw01 (1117) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Bottle. Deep, dark color with a small head. Taste is coffee, burnt toast. Aroma is burnt toast.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (9830) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of roasted malt and bakers cocoa. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of roasted malt and dark chocolate with a smooth dry lingering chocolate finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexanderj (3318) - Branson, Missouri, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Bottle; poured a dark chocolate brown with a light brown head. Aroma of caramel, cocoa, and a touch of nuts. Flavor had a decent chocolate presence for the style. Mouthfeel was a bit too much on the watery side, but not too much of a detraction. A surprisingly decent brew.


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