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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: 1403   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.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beerbarella (348) - - MAR 19, 2013
330 ml bottle. Pours clear light brown with a high white head. Lightly roasty malt aroma. Tastes roasty malty, very mild. Mild finish.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tjomleif (82) - NORWAY - JUL 22, 2016
Not much needs to be said, creamy mouthfeel, quaffable. Quite watery, and lacks substantial taste or aroma. Best draft.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OminouSC2 (401) - SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2016
Amber color, creamy head. Butterscotch and caramel aromas. Butterscotch taste, creamy, toffee, vanilla, some fruits. Sweet finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
aleigator (735) - GERMANY - JUL 2, 2016
Pours a glowing, dark red color with the most beautiful head to it, which appears utmost stable yet fluffy at the same time. Smells of toffee and earth coated leaves among dried wild berries. Has a coppery undertone together with some orange zest, as well as a rock sugar sweetness. Drinks very refreshing, with a lively, very light body, which turns out to be borderline watery at the back end with sweet malts defining the taste. Tastes of old noble hops among earth, rye and a toffee glimps, which turns more profound once the beers fizzy carbonation is in full swing. This leaves back only sweet malts, a superfaint dryness and a watery ending. Builds up a pleasant balance at first, which vanishes in favor of the malts, producing a monotonous, thin finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ritzn (312) - Bavaria, GERMANY - JUN 30, 2016
Clear brown with quickly vanished white head. Aroma is bubblegum, sweet apple, smoke, some red wine stuff. Taste is mostly apple sourness, and esthery bitterness. Creamy mouthfeel, medium body, easy to drink. Ok but not great.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
huineman (569) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 23, 2016
Pint on tap. Pours clean ruby-copper, tan head. Aroma is redcurrant, cherry, bisquit. Taste is soft, lo-carb, slightly sweet. Los-lingering finish with little bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
UneXpecT (7) - Montreal, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 17, 2016 does not count
473 ml can. Pouring this one fast and then drinking into the foam is a always a classic. Aroma is of caramel and sweet. Alcohol is very thin. Carbonation disappear quickly and remains faint. Body is light with a thin oily texture. Has a pale amber body.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
rostetti (126) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 11, 2016
Can from market. Very nice looking beer with big creamy white head. Aroma and taste both seem to be a little lost. It is very smooth but too watery.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
pkbites (858) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 7, 2016
Lovely dark amber/reddish pour. Creamy smooth head. Almost no aroma whatsoever. This beautiful looking beer is very disappointing taste wise. Hoppy water is about all I can describe. Looks much better than it is. On tap @ The Brazen Head, Dublin, Ireland.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sohk (102) - Sofia, BULGARIA - MAY 30, 2016
Always a pleasure to have one of those. I like the thickness and the nice malty flavour.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fdomig (788) - München, GERMANY - MAY 28, 2016
330ml bottle at Müller’s Pub, Hohenems. Aroma is light malt, light raisins. Appearance is clear, dark red to brown with a small brown-ish foam. Taste is light sweet, light sour. Medium carbonation, light dryness. Good.


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