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RATINGS: 704   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - MAY 16, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 20, 2005 Pours a nice gold color with a nice white head. Aroma is sweet and malty with a nice hop backing. Taste is sweet with nice hop tones and ends slightly bitter. Very refreshing and smooth. Rogue can pull off any style of beer with great results.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
atpayne (615) - Zionsville, Indiana, USA - MAY 13, 2004
Straw color with small head. It has a light sweet malt aroma. Taste is somewhat astringent and feels very light with a decent hop kick. It’s fairly sweet and decent, but not overwhelming.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAY 7, 2004
Slightly sour, musty aroma. Pee golden in color. Quickly dissipating head. Decent amount of hops and malt for this lager. Mildly chewy, with some detectable yeastiness. Kind of tastes like Rogue’s anti-Rogue beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - APR 26, 2004
Cloudy yellow color with foamy with head. A light, mellow yeasty aroma taste that has a smooth hop bite and a sweet malty taste. The finish wasn't as crisp as I like, but still clean. An excellent lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braudog (6385) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - APR 5, 2004
UPDATED: APR 29, 2007 Light orange, not red!, with a nice sticky light foam head. Pretty mild caramel-spice flavors, with decent malt backdrop. Almost bubble gummy. Not Rogue’s best effort, but good enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (6106) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 27, 2004
Understated, for a Rogue. Actually defined more by what its not. No huge hop flavors, no assertive body. Nice, but drifts toward boring - something a Rogue should never do.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (6029) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAR 25, 2004
Bottled version purchased from Bon Vivant in Smithfield, VA, surprisingly enough. Pours a hazed gold. Medium fluffy light tan head. Nose is lightly hopped, and malted. The taste is more malted but has a crisper hop body. There's some dryness to the palate but it finishes well enough, sort of malted grass(?).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
raindog (560) - Evansville, Indiana, USA - MAR 23, 2004
Hazy,light,golden. Creamy,head. Doesn't look like every other Rogue beer. Very sweet,pilsner malts in the aroma. Light grassy,floral hops. Full,creamy,and thicker than expected. Lots of sweet malt,light bread,some grass. Finish is malty,fairly hoppy,but not overdone.Doesn't taste like every other Rogue beer. Good lager,Thanks Andre'!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nuffield (4084) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - MAR 16, 2004
Interesting. Pleasingly non-hoppy, creamy aroma. More dry, seemingly Germanic hops? with a creamy, dusty and moderately pleasing flavors. Smooth, frothy palate. Yellow color, typical Rogue head. Somehow I got an adjuncty flavor from this--cream corn--though I don't believe there would be adjuncts here. (on tap at Rogue Ales Public House, Portland)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffManOhYeah (133) - USA - FEB 13, 2004
Smells great and a really solid effort from Rogue at a lager. Very strong hops taste, it tastes like what Heineken wishes their beers could taste like. Pretty dry aftertaste. I don't generally like lagers, but this was top notch.

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