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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: 1204   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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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.


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2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Palme (3380) - Bergen, - OCT 2, 2012
0.4l can @ Bergen Airport. Clear caramel-brown with a really creamy off-white head. Smells light sweet, mild ashy, some faint fruity tones. Not horrible, but not fantastic. It’s soft on the carbonation and it has a mild oily mouthfeel. Light sweet caramel flavors also, some faint cigarette tones with a soft bitter and quite smooth finish and a flour-ish both semi dry aftertaste and really watery and thin. Easy drinking, but flavor wise this has never been a favorite of mine. Nor this time. 05.08.2012


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
davidtjm (365) - Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 17, 2014
Tap at Blarney’s Pub, Berlin. Pour is dark amber with a creamy head, aroma is malty toffee. Taste is light malty, gentle bitter finish, slightly watery and thin. Fair

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
16erBlech (46) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - SEP 16, 2014
0,33l bottle. Hmmm, not bad at all, but quite thin and watery. Somehow I remembered this beer as a better one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
R4N5H (84) - SINGAPORE - SEP 15, 2014
33cl bottle in Bali. Aroma of sweet malt. Nice red brown colour with a cream coloured head. Medium carbonation. Slightly sweet taste of malt and caramel, and bitter in the aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Xavalias (147) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2014
On tap from Victoria Pub, Copenhagen, DK. Brown with a thick and fully persistent creamy, off-white, grey-ish head. The aroma is yeasty, fruity, caramel, and malts. The taste is medium sweet, subdued bitterness. The palate is creamy, very smooth, like oak-aged. Nice and very drinkable.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Desverger (2094) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2014
Tap@Dubliner, Copenhagen - dark reddish pour with a creamy off-white head. Aroma and taste is light toasty bready malty, vague caramel, some very light hoppy notes way in the background. Not for me.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
waiake (70) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 4, 2014
440ml can with widget, pours deep dark brown with frothy slowly settling head, smooth creamy taste is caramel, malty & bitter, these nitro cans are a great invention & this is a fine brew

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rarbring (1366) - Linköping, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2014
Aroma: The smell is sweet malty, brown bread somewhat nutty.
Appearance: The beer is clear dark brownish amber, big bubbles, a rather small head, and some lacing left on the glass.
Taste: We have an upfront, brown sugar, sweetness, then taste of dark bread some sour notes, and a rather metallic bitterness at the end.
Palate: Rather high carbonation, medium light body, a bit fizzy, and a sharp dryness.
Overall: I’m not a fan of Irish Red, and Kilkenny does not really improve that view.
Note: Bottle Reviewed 2010-07-13.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bdunhill (250) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 1, 2014
With a creamy flavour of a Guiness but much less filling this is beer differentiates itself from the majority of mass produced beers!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dohny (220) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 26, 2014
Bottle. Clear dark copper color with white head which disappears quickly. Some fruity sweetness in aroma. Balance towards bitterness. Aftertaste is bitter. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation. Easy drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
azzie (231) - - AUG 24, 2014
Pale yellow color, small head, light body, light carbonation. Watery. Light bitterness.


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