RATINGS: 1959   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rich amber color and a thick, creamy head. Introduced into the U.S. in 1981. Gold medalist (amber lager) at 1998 World Beer Cup.

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2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Dacrza (897) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - AUG 3, 2013
DATE TASTED: August 3, 2013 ... GLASSWARE: Samuel Adams Boston Lager... OCCASION: watching Money Ball--and loving it!... APPEARANCE: handsome black and tan split-level body; thin white head that staggers on its reddish-brown base--looks inviting... AROMA: fragrant caramel malts breath a bready blast; sugary suggestions as well... PALATE: medium-to-light bodied with a swift, soft aftertaste--a red in the pattern of the many during its mid-90s deluge that we came of drinking age to at college...TASTE: strongly malted base forms the brunt of this old-time Hess Tavern offering; rather flat, rounded ops that profile as an ESB, though not enough hops surface to make an ale; a bit buttery too--but more in the feel than in the taste; the after drag is slightly warm and rough... OVERALL: a lagered, emasculated ESB that fulfills its March Ides duty but cannot demand much more on a cool summer night such as this...recently I toasted the anniversary of my wife and I by romantically recalling this beer set next to mine (a Honey Brown) on a college bar basement table; out of context, Killians looks nice in that oddly-necked bottle, but now under Coors’ auspices, one can see what is and is not present in this beer...


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
StoutBeerReviews (76) - Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 21, 2016
for some reason this one was really watery for me. maybe it was just cus every time I was offered one i drank it extremely cold and really fast. donno, ill revisit it some time im sure. i mean hell, its not bad or anything

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ghostbeer (166) - Nebraska, USA - DEC 7, 2016
Much bread or bread crust. If that is what you are going for, then this is really good. Part of the reason I like this beer is that you cannot drink just one and you can still enjoy the taste of the second and third. Not very complex but it does not need to be.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
onceblind (8177) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 21, 2016
Clear rich Amber hue under a dissipating ivory cap. Golden brown bread toast on the aroma, with some lagery beery cracker tones. Semisweet flavor that has some light toast and light caramel/toffee, lager cracker, and a doughy bread toast finish. Like a bock but sweeter and amberish and much more blatantly lagery.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
k0mpsa (2615) - Tuusula, FINLAND - OCT 14, 2016
Tap at brewburger, venice. Amber color, white head. Aroma has caramel notes, some sweetness and some fruits. Balanced body could be stronger, fruitt notes, some caramel notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Timbiblio (1) - Cochabamba, BOLIVIA - SEP 20, 2016 does not count
I found this beer at Hipermaxi in Cochabamba, Bolivia (22 Bs). Really nice standard Red Ale. Nice medium bitter taste with a good flavour overall. The aftertaste fell a little flat but not an issue. I would recommend this to anyone whose looking for a Red in Bolivia. I can’t speak to some of the more specific features of this beer as I don’t feel knowledgeable enough. However, I need this second paragraph to reach the 75 word minimum.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
arn8897 (356) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2016
Pours a deep amber with an off white head. Aroma of malt. Taste the same with a little hop finish. Not bad would probably have a higher rating if wasn’t made by one of the big brewers.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kajser27 (1561) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 12, 2016
Clear, amber colored, off white small head. Aroma is of some malt and caramel, bit fruity. Taste is medium sweet malt and caramel, some fruity and bready notes, light grassy bitterness. Some cardboard as well. Medium to light bodied, soft carbonation. Nothing interesting but drinkable...

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
abirres (95) - Salamanca, SPAIN - AUG 12, 2016
Ambarina con reflejos anaranjados, espuma cremosa por nitrógeno en barril. Ausencia de diacetil, de maltas tostadas y caramelizadas. En boca más de lo mismo. Realmente es una Lager industrial con colorante artificial simulando una Irish Red. Trampantojo clarísimo.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerRenter76 (862) - Texas, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Originally rated on 9/20/08. Killians pours a nice amber body with a mid sized white cap. Mouthfeel is a little thin but not too bad. Slight flavor and aroma of roasted malt with a very slight hop bitterness. An above average macro beer.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BillWyce (1045) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2016
Pours clear red-amber with a 1 1/2 finger off-white head. Aroma of nutty malt with a touch of caramel. Body is a bit lighter than medium, and somewhat watery. Brief finish. Caramelly flavor with some nutty malt notes. Maybe a touch of citrus underneath.


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