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Brewed by St. James’s Gate (Diageo)
Style: Irish Ale
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 1427   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Irish Cream Ale. Also sold as Kilkenny Draught with nitrogen.
"First Brewed 1710 St Francis Abbey. Brewed By Guinness In Kilkenny & Dublin."
Ingredients: Water, Malted Barley, Roasted Malted Barley, Hops, Yeast.


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
almosi (282) - Viña del Mar, CHILE - JUL 18, 2007
Color amber, with a creamy head. The aroma is malty, weak. The flavor reminds the yeast, and a little smoked (toasts). The hop is weak, ultimately the bitterness almost does not feel. (Hop of bad quality probably?). This beer has some strange attaché!. The body is average, rather watery. (Probably it has too much nitrogen). I am not going to say any more.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
frankenkitty (2006) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - JUL 12, 2007
Nitro-head settled as a creamy, beige, one-finger cap after a quick cascade revealed a deep, clear, rusty-copper body beneath. Muted aroma, yet some dry, toasty malts surface. Flavor finds low malts, low bitters and hints of sweetness at times, but this is mostly just mild and quenching. More "dry" than "fluffy". Touches of lemon and honey add diversity.

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2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
cyrenaica (1126) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 7, 2007
Another British ale that just didn’t please my palate (yet my friends tell me that someday, my ale will come!). This beer has a darker colour than I normally like (I prefer golden nectars) and a weak aroma. It went down very smooth however. It felt thick in the mouth, very little carbonation. The flavour was alright, very malty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - JUL 5, 2007
Bottle. Pours a nice amber-red color. Fair lasting medium sized white head. Toasty malty and sweet aroma. Bit thin mouthfeel. Sweet flavour with a nice toasted maltiness bit bready and with a pleasant bitterness. It has a bitter toastish aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkm (235) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 5, 2007
Dark reddish in colour and holds a thin creamy white head untill the end. Average carbonation. Medium bodied and very smooth with a slightly dry bitterness in the finish. Flavour, fairly sweet but no strong flavours. Very nice. (330ml can)

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thylacine (526) - Tasmania, AUSTRALIA - JUL 5, 2007
330 ml can with nitro’ widget - reddish colour with a very creamy head. Medium bodied with low carbonation. Fair lacing. Very smooth with a sweet malty flavour, slightly acidic, a bit of apple, and a lightly bitter finish. Quite a nice drop.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwoeltje (2233) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - JUL 2, 2007
(draught) Must have been nitro given the large head. Copper with very large tan head that took a while to settle. Grassy aroma. Flavor is grassy hops and biscuit malt.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Kirill (277) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 1, 2007
pretty skunky aroma like a garbage can, taste similar, maybe my bottle was too warm, but 50 degrees Fahrenheit should not make a good beer taste like shit

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
mephisto (1286) - TAIWAN - JUN 30, 2007
copper hue with creamy nitrogen head, the aroma is grassy like straw. the flavor is malty and slightly bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jalichio999 (502) - BRAZIL - JUN 27, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 8, 2008 Garrafa, junho/2008. Coloração âmbar, creme branco razoável. Cor de chá. Notas de fermento e de madeira. Amarga e seca.


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