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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: 1391   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.


Melker's rating

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Melker (249) - Göteborg, - NOV 19, 2012
Had this on both bottle and can. Large head, especially from the can. Really creamy, smooth but lacks of both aroma and taste. Some caramel and espresso.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Avetixz (80) - GERMANY - MAY 13, 2016
Aroma of caramel malt, bread, toast, resin, spruce, hops, citrus and some yeast. Pours clear dark amber, red liquid with a foamy white head that disappears quickly. Light to medium sweetness and light bitterness with a flavour of malt, caramel, grains, honey, resin and fresh hops. Light body with below-average carbonation, watery finish.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ischas (314) - - MAY 7, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 7, 2016 0,33 l Flasche. Aroma: Röstaroma, malzig. Erscheinung: Rotbraunes Bier mit vielen Kohlensäurebläschen, cremeweißer Schaum. Geschmack: Wasser mit einem Schuss Malzsüße. Nachgeschmack: wenig. Gesamt: erschreckend schwach.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
PintjeFritz (74) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - MAY 6, 2016
No information on the labels about the malts and hops in detail. A red clear beer with a short head, fizzy carbonation, very thin and a little malty, finish very short, summary a lot of water, no character for me (I have 0.33l bottle with batch L3003F10808 and best-before 12.2016)

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
willisread (2017) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 1, 2016
Tap at Sullivan’s in Kichijoji. Clear amber pour with 2 fingers of eggshell colored head. Almost no aroma noticeable, if I strain maybe a faint caramel aroma. Water on the palate and thin bodied. Light malty caramel notes. Papery finish. Meh. Standard Irish bar fare.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
daydesiang (44) - MALAYSIA - APR 29, 2016
A watery taste brown ale. Red brown color with a nice long lasting head. Taste of malt and weak caramel.. A good beer flavor water, too watery to be called a beer..

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
leduardol (108) - - APR 7, 2016
Castanho acobreado para âmbar. Sem turbidez, creme ligeiramente bege, média formação e alta duração. Aroma predomina malte é um leve herbal do lúpulo. Sabor notas de torrado/defumado leve, boa carbonatação, amargor ligeiro e suave no retrogosto. Corpo e leve r refrescante, espera mais pelo estilo e família. Garrafa de 500ml - Heidelberg, Alemanha (7/6/2016) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Matwill (84) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 5, 2016
Rating datant du 28 mars 2015. Cream Ale en canette qui a accompagné de façon bien honnête un repas typiquement irlandais. Elle demeure très légère, à la texture crémeuse mais vide au goût.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alex_leit (1592) - Minsk, BELARUS - MAR 29, 2016
Draft. Aromat: malt beer, roasted barley, a little bit of hops, fruits. Taste: watery beer, malt, caramel, a sour fruits, low hop bitterness.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
AnG_BrgNor (374) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2016
Can. Red brown with a nice white long lasting head. Aroma is sweet caramel and malt. Taste is malty with caramel. Watery....

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
arn8897 (281) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - MAR 10, 2016
Nitro on tap at Jungle Jim’s. Pours medium brown with a tan head. Aromas of hops smooth nitro creaminess. Bitter crisp bite nothing to thrilling.


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