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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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BA SCORE
70
okay

2,489 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 2,489
Reviews: 795
rAvg: 3.03
pDev: 19.47%
Wants: 14
Gots: 169 | 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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Photo of wesbrownyeah
3/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

George Killian's Irish Red.

A- Very clean copper-brown color with an off white head that falls to a small foam rim around the glass. Small amount of lacing but there.

S- Smells like fresh cut wood and burt carmel malts. Scent is finished with a mild ferment smell.

T- Is very busy with malts and barley. Very carmel malt flavor with a hint of wood.

M-D- Mouthfull is very mild to full bodied. Smooth and flavorable make this beer a good drinkable beer...sometimes.

wesbrownyeah, Apr 18, 2009
Photo of SIRIUS2
2.83/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a pint glass. Nice clear ruddy color. Minimal to no head with zero lacing. Did I mention it had nice color?

S: Not real impressed with the smell. To be honest, I would have been hard pressed to distinguish this from any other macro lager.

T: A little disappointing. Was expecting something more flavorful and a touch of sweet malts similar to other reds. Instead it was much like other macro lagers. Not bad. Not great.

M&D: Mouthfeel was about average. The carbonation present in the brew was rather light, albeit consistent. This in and of itself isn't bad but there wasn't much else there to bring up the mouthfeel at all. I don't know if this is something I would ever ask for again but I wouldn't turn down a free one if offered.

SIRIUS2, Feb 19, 2008
Photo of RoyalT
3.35/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance – Yes, this one is light red in color with brownish tints and it is very clear and shiny. The good head dissipated rather quickly.

Smell – The light American grain and ultra-light citrusy hops gave this one a distinctly US Euro Lager aroma. The malts were nice and toasty though and there wasn’t anything offensive in there, which is saying a lot.

Taste – The toasty malts actually come out pretty decent at the taste. The light hopping makes it to the tongue as well. Not bad.

Mouthfeel – This light-bodied Lager is clean with a drying finish.

Drinkability – This is as good as a Coors gets.

RoyalT, Dec 13, 2004
Photo of bubseymour
3.6/5  rDev +18.8%

bubseymour, Yesterday at 11:30 PM
Photo of metter98
3.23/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On-tap at Phebe's Tavern & Grill, New York, NY

A: The beer is crystal clear amber in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short light beige head that hardly died down.
S: Light aromas of sweet toasted and caramel malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and is mostly dominated by malty flavors—toasted matls and bits of caramel sweetness stand out in particular. No bitterness is perceptible, but there is enough hops to prevent this from being overly sweet.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied, smooth and a little clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink. While it doesn't have much in the way of interesting flavors, it does have a pleasant mouthfeel.

Serving type: on-tap

metter98, Yesterday at 06:03 PM
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3/5  rDev -1%

Brams17, Friday at 10:16 PM
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3/5  rDev -1%

yanosh, Friday at 01:14 PM
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2.5/5  rDev -17.5%

ArmyATCBrewer, Friday at 07:41 AM
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2.48/5  rDev -18.2%

Tictactisag, Friday at 04:21 AM
Photo of JohnTurano
3.5/5  rDev +15.5%

JohnTurano, Friday at 01:50 AM
Photo of the_awesometeer
3.73/5  rDev +23.1%

Appearance: Amber color with no visible carbonation. Head about 1 finger thick, laces the glass the whole way down

Smell: Light malty aroma.

Taste: Wheat/grain taste, sweet maltness, light caramel, little spice

Mouthfeel: Very thin, water like

Overall: This beer is okay, its good I guess just with it was more. I would give it a C.

the_awesometeer, Thursday at 05:14 AM
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3.25/5  rDev +7.3%

h4ger, Thursday at 03:00 AM
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3.75/5  rDev +23.8%

Joshua_Hill, Wednesday at 11:17 PM
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2.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Moose90, Wednesday at 07:22 PM
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1.56/5  rDev -48.5%

dagubna, Wednesday at 11:21 AM
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3/5  rDev -1%

millelacsmark, Sep 16, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Blumstein, Sep 15, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Basoos1, Sep 15, 2014
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2.28/5  rDev -24.8%

KMitch, Sep 15, 2014
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George Killian's Irish Red from Coors Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 2,489 ratings.