RateBeer
overall
31
38
style
Brewed by St. James’s Gate (Diageo)
Style: Irish Ale
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1388   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   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.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
MGantzel (178) - Aalborg, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2016
Denne Kilkenny har et klart rřd-brunligt udseende med et tykt hvidt skum. Řllen har en sřd aroma og smager sřdt af karamel med en maltet smag. Lav karbonering.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cervmagpt (571) - PORTUGAL - FEB 17, 2016
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 15A). Bottle 33 cl - Batch L5281GF002. AROMA: grainy malt aroma with very faint background caramel. no hop aroma discernible. APPEARANCE: ambar orange color and cristal clear. moderate to moderate-low off-white head with medium to medium-low retention. TASTE: low malt flavor with a slight grainy note and a faint caramel presence. low bitterness with no hop flavor and a semi-dry finish. PALATE: low body with medium-high carbonation. no diacetyl detected. OVERALL: an irish red ale with less caramel present, less bitterness and less diacetyl, resulting in less body. average, nonetheless.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nonshaugen (332) - Fetsund, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2016
50 cl can. Nice hiss at the opening. Pours pretty much like a Guinness Draught, but the beer itself is clear golden brown, medium, tan coloured, creamy foamy head created by using nitrogen instead of co2. Aroma of caramel and nuts Mouthfeel is silky and smooth, low level of carbonation. Flavours of caramel, toffee and bread, quite sweet at the end. Just an average beer to me, don’t like it that much, to be honest.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rozsoma (653) - Győr, HUNGARY - FEB 10, 2016
Absolutely egy ivósör csodás krémes testtel es szolid háttérbe húzódó lélekkel

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bierdimpfe (179) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 2, 2016
Veiled dark copper Extra persistent, thick and creamy, half a finger beige head, lasting more that 20 minutes! Strong legs and a gorgeous pouring with amazing activity slowly revealing the beer. Faint aromas and flavors of toffee, grainy toasty bread, nuts and floral spices with a hint of fruits. Sweet smell but a sharper crisp taste. Creamy medium body and weak carbonation. Short and faint and quite clean finish with a roasted slightly bitter aftertaste. Overall : Visually stunning and...poor in flavors. The craft is good with a nice freshness, but it’s a very soft beer that is overly accessible.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DylansDad (552) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 31, 2016
Nice aroma of malt and hay. Flavour is caramel, honey, earth, some floral. Very watery, which in some ways is good because otherwise it’d be too sweet, but it also means the other flavours are way too light. It’s like drinking scented water.

1.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Sk8rangutan (2) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 28, 2016 does not count
Good appearance, texture but there is a slight lack of taste. Not exactly what I'd expect from the style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BlackHaddock (5648) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2016
On tap 500ml in The Irish Harp, Berlin on 22nd Jan 2016. Not be having another one soon! Bland, cold and sweet. Looked a nice looking beer, a red hue to it’s body with a full, deep head. Downhill from there.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
King_Alex_II (1031) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 18, 2016
Dark clear ruby color with foam layer. The smell is a little ambery sweet. The taste has low carbonation, a moderate mixture of hoppy bitterness and a decent malty body. The aftertaste is calm and rather normal for a red ale. This is a very solid red ale/irish ale, but i suppose it has a little more carbonation from bottle or a better calibrated tap.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nurmis (188) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 14, 2016
440ml can from supermarket. Pours dark red/brown with thick white head. Low carbonation. Aroma is ligh roasted malt, caramel, lightly hopped. Really light sweetness, medium bitterness. Creamy mouthfeel, but the taste/aroma is not that intense.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 139


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50