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George Killian's Irish Red - Coors Brewing Company

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George Killian's Irish RedGeorge Killian's Irish Red

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2,368 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,368
Reviews: 785
rAvg: 3.03
pDev: 19.47%
Wants: 13
Gots: 117 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-06-2001)
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Reviews by BDIMike:
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BDIMike

Ohio

3.18/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark red-amber color with a very thin white head.
Smell has some toffee malts but also has a slightly sweet smell also. A bit of a roasted malt smell.
Taste has a sweet beginning with a bitter hop ending. The aftertaste leaves a bit of the roasted malts sitting on the tongue.
Mouthfeel has a nice smoothness to it. A little thin for the style that I prefer.
Drinkability is high on this beer. Despite this being a Coors product and most beer geeks turning it off because of that, it is not an entirely bad beer. There is nothing crazy or better than average about the beer, but that makes it very drinkable and a fairly good beer for the price.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2009 03:50:53 | More by BDIMike
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Caveworm

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3.2/5  rDev +5.6%
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George Killian's Irish Red from Coors Brewing Company. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, this brew's got no head, a mahogany brown (as in not red) body, and mostly adequate lacing.

I smell malts, but they smell a hair funky. I dunno...

Tastes like malts, yes. But not as roast-y and full as I would like it to be. This brew is not light; don't get me wrong. I just feel that it could use a touch more of ingredients.

Mouthfeel is generally clean and smooth. I actually want this to be a bit more viscous.

Overall a 3.25 for George Killian's Irish Red from Coors Brewing Company. I would have rated this brew higher if it had more of a savory theme going on. To me, this is just a hair too crisp. I may buy this brew again.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2014 04:42:04 | More by Caveworm
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nicholas2121

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3.9/5  rDev +28.7%
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George Killian's Irish Red from Coors Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 2,368 ratings.