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Kells Irish Style Lager - Rogue Ales

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Kells Irish Style LagerKells Irish Style Lager

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BA SCORE
82
good

638 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 638
Reviews: 397
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 23
Gots: 17 | 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  rDev -16.7%

Sspeer1, Mar 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a tall pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a bright straw golden orange with a lot of rising bubbles. Solid two fingers of white head which slowly fade into a thin creamy layer. Leaves a good amount of lacing.

Smell: A crisp and bready malt forward aroma with good hints of biscuit and earthy hops. Upfront pale malts with hints of straw, grains, biscuit, crackers, toast, and wheat. Earthy Euro Noble hops along with some hints of grass. Fruit hints of green apple and lemon. A nicely bready and tart aroma.

Taste: Like the smell hints at, a crisp, bready, and toasty malt forward taste with good notes of biscuit and earthy hops. Pale malt with upfront notes of biscuit, straw, grains, toast, wheat, and cracker. Earthy and herbal hop presence with notes of Euro Noble hops and a little grass. Fruit taste of tart green apple, lemon, and orange. A solid Euro style lager taste.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Crisp, clean, and very smooth. Fairly drying.

Overall: A pretty solid take on the Euro pale lager style. Nice biscuit malt taste with some good fruit notes.

MattyG85, Mar 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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

scottbrew4u, Mar 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Ilovebeer1549, Mar 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

MickeyMonk, Mar 15, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a large tulip.

A: Very clear, Straw yellow, with a white foamy head that doesn't stick around long.

S: Yeasty funk and malt .

T: A nice blend of yeast, malts and hops.

M: Kind of silky with ample carbonation.

O. I Think I have a new favorite lager.

2Cents, Mar 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

artemh, Mar 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

DrunkinYogi, Mar 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

dmorgan310, Mar 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Zach122, Mar 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

superdoopersauce, Mar 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

little_star, Mar 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Pens1967, Mar 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

GRG1313, Mar 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

bunta, Feb 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

JIMTRK16, Feb 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

rogerdandy, Feb 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

HeelsandEers, Feb 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

JasonTaverner, Feb 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

CraigTravor, Feb 09, 2014
Photo of JoshuaMason
4.69/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

JoshuaMason, Jan 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Metaltildeath, Jan 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

jimmy13, Jan 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

DaveRinn, Jan 23, 2014
Kells Irish Style Lager from Rogue Ales
82 out of 100 based on 638 ratings.