RateBeer
overall
34
40
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: 1312   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Share this beer with friends!
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.


BiereLuc's rating

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BiereLuc (1086) - Montréal, Quebec, - JAN 31, 2013
Cuivrée, foncée, éclatante de rouge. Joli col de mousse aux allures crémeuses. Nez : Doux arôme de miel et de noisettes. La mousse retient complètement les vapeurs de l’alcool. Bouche : Mousse crémeuse qui évoque le lait. Lorsque le «feeling» mousseux s’estompe, on se retrouve avec une bière plutôt mince. Les premières gorgées sont plus évocatrices; je préfère cette bière bien froide.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beermaris (52) - - MAY 25, 2015
Amber appearance, transparent. Bitter, sour taste. Strong bitter aftertaste. A bit boring overall

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
cmacklin (363) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 23, 2015
440 ml can. Pours a reddish amber with a creamy, medium, long lasting, off-white, nitro head that laces. Sweet, roasted, caramel malt aroma. Flavour to match with a mildly bitter finish. Medium body with a creamy, oily texture and soft carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tarmok (252) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAY 23, 2015
amber clear liquid with frothy white head. Aroma: hay, roasted malts. Taste: light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, roasted malts, earthy. Palate: light body, creamy, average carbonation,

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
shigadeyo (3180) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Perfectly acceptably Irish Cream Ale. It’s always creamy on draught (nitro) or from the can; non-nitro version tastes the same, but isn’t as creamy. Deep copper color with a large off-white head. Toffee malt in the aroma and flavor, slightly nutty like almond with a bit of vanilla, tea, earthy/herbal hop notes in the finish. Medium-light to medium body; smooth and creamy. Very drinkable and quite easy to drink A LOT of considering it goes down to smoothly and is of low alcohol content. More a less a standard for Irish Ales as it’s right on style and widely available.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ForestStar (12) - SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2015
My favorite Ale type beer. Colour is very dark and aroma is sweet mixed in with raisin and malty bread.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
indrekr (95) - ESTONIA - MAY 16, 2015
Aroma: raisin, bread, kvass. Appearance: amber, minimal head, white foam, clear. Taste: light sweetness, lightly bitter. Palate: light body, flat, no finish.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
bleble (25) - - MAY 12, 2015
Spina. Bevuta parecchie volte durante il periodo vissuto in irlanda, molto piacevole al palato, anche se forse di poco carattere.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrGD (103) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2015
On tap @Dublin. Nice dark amber colour with creamy white foam. Weak aromas of caramel and malts. Taste: caramel and roasted malts, bittersweet. Hint of hops. A bit flat and slightly metallic. Nothing special.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TtV (205) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Dark amber with a medium off white head. Aroma reminds me of wood, but there’s also malts and some hops. The taste is bitter with a special metallic undertone. Not too bad, but nothing special.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jrodooo5 (1174) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAY 5, 2015
Taste is bland but it pours pretty & has a nice mouthfeel. Kind of a bubbly brownish pour w/ a beautiful retaining white head thst leaves lacing. The aroma is quite faint w/ really only the nitrogen resembling any scent. The taste is completely clean w/ really nothing going on other than the smoothness on the palate going down. Ehh, wasn’t bad after a very warm day in the sun.


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 » 132


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
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