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George Killian's Irish Stout - Coors Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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302 Ratings
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Ratings: 302
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 16.77%
Wants: 3
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: barczar on 12-30-2012)
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Reviews by punky796:
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3.7/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass.

A - Dark black, about a finger of tan head. Minimal lacing, but the head lasts.

S - Chocolatey, toasty malt, bit of coffee, but not burnt as you might see a lot with this kind of beer.

T - Chocolate and caramel with the light coffee. A touch of biscuity/breadiness, with a touch of hops balancing it all out.

M - Medium-heavy body, not dry, with a bit of cozy oiliness. Medium carbonation.

O - Overall, I was actually impressed considering what I was expecting. It's almost like a light stout. Enjoyed it more than regular Killian's.

punky796, Mar 25, 2013
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3.79/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.

chinchill, May 01, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +25.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

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3.64/5  rDev +9%
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.

TheSixthRing, Mar 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
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
77 out of 100 based on 302 ratings.