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Kells Irish Style Lager - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
82
good

621 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 621
Reviews: 395
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 23
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
7 Ingredients:
Malts: Great Western Pale, Crystal -15, Wheat & Acidulated Malts.
Hops: Sterling.
Yeast & Water: Czech Pils Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

12º PLATO
28 IBU
75 AA
9.8º Lovibond

(Beer added by: Jon on 09-28-2002)
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Reviews by deanhead:
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deanhead

Vermont

4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I found this beer at the Brattleboro food coop.
It poured brilliant golden color, and was brilliantly clear,. This beer was also well carbonated.

Somewhat spicy aroma with floral accents. Distinct bohemian pilsener taste.

Bold and light and dry, finishes very clean. Somewhat of a metallic aftertaste.

Nice session beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2008 04:18:28 | More by deanhead
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.56/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle was poured into a nonic glass.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a golden yellow color with great clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Toasted, bready, cereal, pale, lager yeast, herbal, and grassy hops.

Taste: Same as above with traditional lager bite and some bitterness in the rear.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium to full bodied, a little chewy, and medium carbonation.

Overall: Pretty standard Euro lager. Definitely drink when nice and cold on a hot summer day.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2014 04:39:44 | More by Flounder57
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chinchill

South Carolina

2.7/5  rDev -25%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a pint glass. Rogue is a reliable brewery so this undated bottle is probably past its prime.

Appearance: Pours lright yellow-gold with plenty of rising bubbles. The white head is good sized and durable, slowly fading into a thin top layer. Leaves decent lacing.

Smell: Some off or unattractive notes from Euro hops.

Taste: Better than what the smell hints at, this is a relatively robust and earthy lager. Mildly bitter, lightly hoppy finish and aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with a moderate-high amount of spft carbonation. Crisp and smooth.

Overall: Not a strong style and one of the least attractive offerings from Rogue.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2014 00:41:24 | More by chinchill
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Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

07-19-2014 20:54:05 | More by atlbravsrno1
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Florida

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

07-15-2014 01:16:27 | More by CMOrak
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Washington

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

06-23-2014 00:34:09 | More by Stephen_Purdue
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Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

06-18-2014 05:26:26 | More by beerbrains
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

06-17-2014 23:13:08 | More by DaftPatrick
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

05-31-2014 06:54:57 | More by ZEB89
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Arkansas

4/5  rDev +11.1%

05-25-2014 15:12:39 | More by kopello
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

05-23-2014 14:37:45 | More by trocketsauced
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Colorado

4/5  rDev +11.1%

05-22-2014 17:50:53 | More by afsdan
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cd34

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.7%

05-20-2014 01:58:42 | More by cd34
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QueerBeer

Colorado

3.61/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a richly dark straw hue, a bit hazy. Minimal foam (although I poured softer than usual, so that may have been my fault). Aroma a bit grassy, but couldn't pick up too much else due to the improper pour. Taste of cereal grains, biscuity. Nothing complex or layered to my palate. Bit of a hollow mouthfeel, crisp with a dry finish.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 19:34:44 | More by QueerBeer
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JLSIV

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

05-18-2014 18:37:19 | More by JLSIV
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

05-04-2014 19:26:53 | More by Whsrickqb12
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

04-30-2014 17:55:14 | More by Durandal_777
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Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +31.9%

04-26-2014 17:40:00 | More by jsisko01
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Extol

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

04-20-2014 20:56:09 | More by Extol
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Blueribbon666

Ohio

4/5  rDev +11.1%

04-20-2014 12:05:30 | More by Blueribbon666
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Cramerican

North Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

04-19-2014 13:44:11 | More by Cramerican
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Nebraska

3/5  rDev -16.7%

04-18-2014 03:45:34 | More by ManEdward1979
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Washington

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

04-12-2014 02:59:13 | More by Braz
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Ohio

3/5  rDev -16.7%

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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-26-2014 00:48:26 | More by tclipse
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Kells Irish Style Lager from Rogue Ales
82 out of 100 based on 621 ratings.