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Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale - Guinness Ltd.

Kilkenny Irish Cream AleKilkenny Irish Cream Ale

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388 Ratings
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Ratings: 388
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 17.54%


Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd. visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An "Irish Cream Ale", though this style does not exist on BeerAdvocate.com, and the closest style is Irish Red Ale.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 08-23-2009)
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ghetto90007

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3.55/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on nitro-tap at a mediocre "Irish pub" in Long Beach. Served in a Kilkenny pint glass.

Pours a copper to red-brown color. I just love the look of the nitrogen working through a beer like this. Beautiful, silky off-white head, a finger and a half thick. Spectacular lacing on the glass. This beer looks so good.

Scents of malt, dry save a slight caramel aroma, mild bitterness. Fairly subdued aromas.

A malty sweetness mixed with caramel, which gives it a little bit of depth, but very soft flavors here. Some balancing from the bitter finish of the hops, but it's really gentle. The sweetness gently rises back to the surface in the follow.

Super-soft mouth feel, body is moderate, carbonation is there but gentle due to the nitro.

Fairly gentle, drinkable beer. I'm a sucker for just about anything decent on nitro-tap.

Serving type: nitro-tap

04-10-2011 01:32:19 | More by ghetto90007
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Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale from Guinness Ltd.
78 out of 100 based on 388 ratings.