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Kells Irish Style Lager - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
82
good

617 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 617
Reviews: 393
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 21
Gots: 10 | 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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MattyG85

Minnesota

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.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 06:37:24 | More by MattyG85
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-16-2014 03:29:49 | More by ygtbsm94
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-16-2014 02:43:15 | More by scottbrew4u
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Ilovebeer1549

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-15-2014 22:08:14 | More by Ilovebeer1549
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MickeyMonk

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

03-15-2014 05:27:34 | More by MickeyMonk
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2Cents

Nebraska

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.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2014 03:56:02 | More by 2Cents
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artemh

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

03-10-2014 07:29:54 | More by artemh
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-08-2014 13:49:23 | More by DrunkinYogi
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

03-06-2014 21:34:09 | More by dmorgan310
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Zach122

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

03-06-2014 18:54:49 | More by Zach122
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superdoopersauce

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.1%

03-05-2014 01:31:31 | More by superdoopersauce
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little_star

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-05-2014 01:30:43 | More by little_star
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Pens1967

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-02-2014 21:09:15 | More by Pens1967
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GRG1313

California

3/5  rDev -16.7%

03-01-2014 23:20:35 | More by GRG1313
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bunta

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

02-28-2014 00:48:18 | More by bunta
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JIMTRK16

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

02-26-2014 22:00:21 | More by JIMTRK16
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rogerdandy

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +11.1%

02-24-2014 16:43:37 | More by rogerdandy
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HeelsandEers

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

02-16-2014 18:18:20 | More by HeelsandEers
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JasonTaverner

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

02-16-2014 01:06:29 | More by JasonTaverner
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

02-09-2014 03:53:15 | More by CraigTravor
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JoshuaMason

California

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

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2014 03:42:17 | More by JoshuaMason
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Metaltildeath

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

01-28-2014 17:57:09 | More by Metaltildeath
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jimmy13

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -16.7%

01-23-2014 22:02:22 | More by jimmy13
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DaveRinn

Washington

4/5  rDev +11.1%

01-23-2014 02:37:58 | More by DaveRinn
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RichIron883

New York

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

01-16-2014 14:40:35 | More by RichIron883
Kells Irish Style Lager from Rogue Ales
82 out of 100 based on 617 ratings.