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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: 1339   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   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 (349) - - 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.


2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arcraw (21) - - SEP 3, 2015
I was expecting a journey to find the lepricon with the gold at the end of the rainbow. I did not see the rainbow nor any lepricon with gold. OK beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rhofpheh (2) - SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2015 does not count
First of, it looks great. With that red colour and sweet and roasted smell, you can tell this is going to be a great experience. However, once in your mouth that great feeling never really comes to you. It doesn’t taste bad, far from it. But it also never really shines as bright as you hoped. But it is still a good, solid beer. Not fantastic, but in the end I’m happy to drink it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IPAgutten79 (787) - Skui, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 16, 2015 Brun med lavt skum. Aroma av karamell og malt. Smaken er karamell, mildt bitter i ettersmaken.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marek13 (195) - Brzesko, POLAND - AUG 12, 2015
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2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Senka (923) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 8, 2015
33cl. Tap. And what not. An alternative to lager. Not an ale. Not a bitter. Not a schwarzbier. Pleasantly carbonated. Slightly malty. Easy drinking. Nothing special. Never was.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cristobal37 (394) - Canyon Lake, California, USA - AUG 8, 2015
A pretty basic ale with not a lot going on. MJ must have been drunk as hell at a great Irish pub to fall in love with this one cause I can’t find anything extraordinary about it. A dry creamy ale that doesn’t go a whole lot of places besides down. Forgettable.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
dfearnley (1303) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle to taster Skunk, corn, malt, and wheat. Dark amber with a thin creamy head. Taste is malt and wheat.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (8128) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 1, 2015
Can - Nice sweet caramel notes. Clear Amber with a beige head. Light caramel and light sweet sugars. Basic, but decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lbianchi66 (123) - FRANCE - AUG 1, 2015
Robe ambrée et limpide. Une mousse très épaisse se forme facilement. Arômes café, biscuit, caramel. Léger fumé. Texture crémeuse. Assez longue en bouche. Une bière industrielle honorable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MotherBrother (817) - Aalborg, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2015
Tap @ JB. You all know how this pours, that weird foamy thing, turning into a clear mahogany brown, with a clean, dense creamy white head. Aroma is pretty tame, with caramel, sweet malts, weak honey, slighty salty fruits, old and stale hops. Taste is slightly bitter, up front is some sweetness tho. Watery bodied, with a rather flat carbonation. Pretty dark meh to me, easy drinking tho.


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