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Kells Irish Style Lager - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
82
good

633 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 633
Reviews: 396
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 23
Gots: 16 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Laklimell, May 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

b2rade2n, Sep 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The archetypal pour for the lager style a crystalline gold, the head portly in size, creamy in its consistency, a brilliant white, and as it erodes leaves behind a thick clinging sheet of lace to conceal the glass. The aroma of barley, freshly toasted, sweet, clean and a real treat for the senses. As for the start, you guessed it malt, sweet and the top middling in its mouth feel. Modestly acidic, the hops apropos to the style, dry and long lasting aftertaste, quite drinkable and a real thirst quencher irregardless the time of year.

Gusler, Jan 14, 2003
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

freduardo, Dec 16, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Ilovebeer1549, Mar 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

JohneHoodlum, Dec 05, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice bright golden beer with average larger carbonation resulting in a big white fluffy cap with good retention.
Smells quite fruity and malty up front, it's pleasant and interesting. More fruity than I would expect from a lager but greatly appreciated.
A mix of fruity and sweet grainy flavors up front with a perfect European hop bitterness (earthy, slightly floral). It's delicate but definitely present. Medium to heavy bodied, almost chewy. This beer finishes medium dry with just a touch of floral flavors and herbal hops. It's definitely interesting, and extremely drinkable, one of the best lagers I've had in a while. (I really dislike lagers, btw).
Interesting beer with an good amount of character, worth a sample, nothing spectacular or mind blowing, just tasty.

claspada, Mar 20, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Stoffel, Jan 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

scottbrew4u, Mar 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Lancaster Dispensing Co. served in a pint glass.
Clear pale yellow with a fluffy head that laced suprisingly well. Smells a bit musty with a few spice notes. Good flavor from the hops bring a clean, grassy taste with a hint of lemon. Very crisp and has a light feel in the mouth. Very sessionable and would be a good change of pace to the wheats of summer.

JunkYardJake, Mar 17, 2010
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

JustinQ, Mar 15, 2012
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Mumps, Mar 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

ygtbsm94, Mar 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

vkv822, Dec 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

SocalKicks, Jan 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

DrunkinYogi, Mar 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Falcone, May 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Kopfschuss, Oct 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

chugamugofsud, Feb 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

BuzzLitebier, Apr 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

TaborTime, Dec 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into my pint glass produced a large white head that dissipates quickly. On top of a clear pale yellow body

Not too much aromas here, light yeast and some malts as it warms

Nice crisp mouthfeel great lager taste with a nice bitter finish. It get's a little sweeter malt flavor as it warms

Being Saint Patty's day weekend I thought I grab on of these for my pizza today. I would defiantly grab another one the next time I grab a pizza. It was great and extremely drinkable and $5 bucks a bomber not a bad deal

joepais, Mar 15, 2008
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

grahamboudreaux, Feb 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

abcdefghijkyle, Oct 24, 2012
Kells Irish Style Lager from Rogue Ales
82 out of 100 based on 633 ratings.