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George Killian's Irish Stout - Coors Brewing Company

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George Killian's Irish StoutGeorge Killian's Irish Stout

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BA SCORE
79
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59 Reviews
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Reviews: 59
Hads: 328
Avg: 3.45
pDev: 38.84%
Wants: 5
Gots: 41 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company
Colorado, United States | website

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout | 4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: barczar on 12-30-2012

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Reviews: 59 | Hads: 328
Reviews by dbraz45:
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4.24/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This Killian's brand extension pours a dark brown, with a cream colored head. There is a mildly complex roasted coffee flavor profile. A nice stream of lacing is left on the pint glass. This is a highly drinkable beer with a smooth finish. Give it a try.

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12 oz bottle with BB date on neck of 28 July 2014.

Killians (Coors) origin leads me to expect a competent but probably mild stout. Well, surprise ... this stout is fairly robust and has some character. A wallop of dark chocolate and hint of coffee are in the mix with a moderate amount of dark roasted malts. The aroma is alos stronger than average for style.
Good balance and a fine lingering aftertaste.

Feel: Semi-dry; medium body and carbonation.

O: don't let the Coors affiliation steer you away from this fine Irish Stout.

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3.63/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours opaque black with a tan 2 finger head. Good retention. Leaves behind a thin layer of microbubbles on the surface. Lacing is spotty with fair stick.

Smell - Moderate chocolate tones. Mild roasty aroma.

Taste - Follows the nose. Moderate notes of chocolate and touches of coffee near the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with fair carbonation. Goes down easy, with a semi-dry finish.

Overall - Solid stout. Simple, but a nice, consistent flavor. Decent body. Nice sessionable stout.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - black with a soft cap of frothy, light brown head that fades to a thin lacing

S - initially burnt sugar and caramel followed by a grainy sweetness and some roasted malts

T - roasted malts, caramel, burnt sugar

M - medium bodied, a tad crisp for the style

This definitely exceeded my expectations. I wasn't expecting anything with a good deal of flavor. This definitely has it's merits. I would like a little less caramel presence and tad more roasted malts and perhaps coffee or charcoal notes. The burnt sugar presence was actually enjoyable for me. Overall, this isn't a bad beer. There are definitely "truer" Irish Dry Stouts available, but for an inexpensive beer with a decent flavor this will do.

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George Killian's Irish Stout from Coors Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.