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Knightro – Celtic Festival Beer - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Knightro – Celtic Festival Beer
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42 Ratings
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
"a dry Irish Stout we did for a Celtic Fest that we sponsor here in California that was simply poured via nitro." Draft only.

"Knightro – Celtic Festival Beer
A fully Nitrogenated beer designed as our take on the creamy dry stouts of Ireland with a decidedly Sierra Nevada twist. Knightro is black in color but surprisingly light in body with rich caramel and chocolate malty flavors. It has a creamy mouthfeel and gentle carbonation from the use of a high percentage of Nitrogen instead of the typical carbon dioxide."

 http://www.sierranevada.com/beers/ ... rafts.html 

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 09-08-2011)
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5/5  rDev +34.4%

Nage37, Jun 04, 2013
Photo of jbweld
4.68/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Had this beer on tap at the Sierra Tap House.

The appearance of this beer is exactly what you would expect from a good Irish stout. Black as the night with a dense creamy head, and a slight reddish hue when held up to the light. The taste is roasty, malty, and clean with a dry finish. I love you Guinness ... But Sierra Nevada raised the bar!

jbweld, Dec 19, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

Drink_LocalSD, Nov 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

111213forlife, Sep 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

RedTeflon, Jan 01, 2013
Photo of BierJager89
4.03/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Pours black with a very creamy off-white head, looks like a typical nitro dry stout.

S: Roasted malt, medium roast coffee and dark chocolate in the nose.

T: Roasty with some dark chocolate and medium roast coffee, not very bitter.

M: Creamy smooth, very pleasant and medium bodied.

O: Like so many other micro brewed nitro stouts, this is typical of the style, but a bit more complex. Tasty, smooth and recommended.

BierJager89, Feb 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Spaz7, Sep 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

michaeljasinski, Jan 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

vermilcj, Oct 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

codynevels, May 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

July2Nov, Apr 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Dools9, May 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

westcoastbeerlvr, Aug 06, 2013
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

On nitro tap at The Surly Goat in West Hollywood, CA.

Pours an almost opaque super dark reddish-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a small cap on top of the beer. A foamy curtain of lace coats the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, and nut aromas. Taste is much the same with cocoa and nut flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is light, tasty, and very easy to drink.

UCLABrewN84, May 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

JohnLynch, May 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

memphischas, Oct 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

drewone, Aug 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Evarigan, Jul 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

JerseyHopHead, Feb 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

bsuedekum, Mar 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

hayesjw, Jan 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

danipp, Jun 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Paccamacca, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of jeffjeff1
3.69/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I tried this today at Sierra Nevada Brewery.

Appearance- black color

Smell- chocolate, malt

Taste- chocolate, malt

Mouthfeel- full bodied

Drinkability- I thought this was very good. I would love to have it next time I go there and they only serve it at the brewery.

jeffjeff1, Jan 21, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -4.3%

Sound_Explorer, Sep 07, 2014
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Knightro – Celtic Festival Beer from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.