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RATINGS: 688   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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FKA Kell’s Irish Style Lager.

European-style pilsner brewed with Great Western 2-row, French Carapilsner malt, Sterling hops and Czech pilsner yeast. Kells Irish Lager undergoes one week of primary and 5 weeks of secondary fermentation and weighs in at 11.5 degrees plato with 28 International Bittering Units.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrettTaylor (460) - Radford, Virginia, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Bomber bottle poured into pilsner glass from cellar (54F). Pours a light gold color with a thick white head. Head is long-lasting and leaves a lot of lacing on the glass. Aroma - biscuity, green, a touch of yeast. Taste - initially biscuit and then a touch of bitterness, then some malty sweetness and a finish that is lightly bitter and astringent at the back of the mouth. Carbonation level is appropriate and leaves a tickle in the back of your sinuses as you swallow. Note a huge fan of irish-style lagers, but it’s St. Patty’s Day. This isn’t bad, but I wouldn’t go out of my way to drink it again.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk (3660) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Best place to get a lager rating - for free at the Whole Foods Market sample pours. Nice crisp barley. More than adequate for style but still not something next level. Pours blonde with OK head and lacing.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (698) - California, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Pours a golden yellow with a white head. Grass, malt, floral, grain and light hop aroma. Hop, grain, grass, floral, biscuit and malt flavors. Light body and average carbonation. Low bitterness and a grass and light hop finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DCLawyer (1392) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Bomber->SA. Slightly hazy gold with small frothy white head. A: grains, lager malt. T: somewhat bitter, with grains and malt. No metallic notes, mild aftertaste. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 5, 2014
bottle. Golden with two finger head. Nice flavor for a lager. I’m not crazy about Irish-styled beers in general, but this is definitely an exception. Light malt body, pleasant slightly hoppy bite.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
JoshuaMason (27) - - JAN 30, 2014
Vintage:2013 Appearance: Transparent Gold, Honey, Straw, White Bubbly head, Great Lace Smell: Honey Malt, Banana esters, Yeast, Green apples Taste: Banana esters, Faint Honey, Apple tartness Mouth-feel: Light body, crisp, Dry Finish Overall: Best Lager I’ve had so far. Comments: How Bud and Coors Should Taste

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
furthur (140) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - OCT 19, 2013
White head, beer color of apple juice. Aroma of yeast, hops, slight malt. Taste crisp, fine bubbles, hops and slight fruitiness. For light beer, this is not bad!

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
lemmyslender (2) - Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2013 does not count
Light amber, lots of head, medium carbonation, not really skunky, but a little off taste wise

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bpreo (1519) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Pretty good. Light in color, and easily drinkable. Not too strong, so you could get away with drinking a few.

3.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
floydslip (160) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Pale, somewhat cloudy gold colored beer with a foamy white head that I guarantee will still be in the glass long after the beer has been scarfed. Nose is virtually non-existent with perhaps a hint of citrus, but so light as to be nothing noteworthy at all. However, the taste is ridiculously delicious. It has a bracing medium bitterness initially that develops into a crisp green apple-like tartness that balances perfectly. This fits so well with the perky effervescence to make an incredibly refreshing summer beer. I finished mine so quickly I was disappointed I didn’t have another bottle on hand.


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