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Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale - Smithwick's Brewery / Irish Ale Breweries Ltd

Kilkenny Irish Cream AleKilkenny Irish Cream Ale

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237 Ratings
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Ratings: 237
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 18.31%


Brewed by:
Smithwick's Brewery / Irish Ale Breweries Ltd
Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Now brewed here:
 http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profi ... /209/52083 

(Beer added by: Todd on 05-08-2002)
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Reviews by JamesHenjum:
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JamesHenjum

Florida

2.2/5  rDev -36%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: Light see through brown. Nice creamy head that becomes thin quick, but looks very tasty.

S: Slight creamy malty smell but not much at all.

T: Slightly bitter creamy coffee. But very watery. Not much to it. Very disappointing here.

M: Creamy head with a watery fizzy body.

O: Lacked a lot in the taste and mouthfeel. Needs a lot more flavor to give me any reason to come back for more. Hopefully this was just a bad experience since I did not have it on tap.

Serving type: nitro-can

08-09-2012 03:22:52 | More by JamesHenjum
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patrickfromnj

Ireland

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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MarkoNm

Slovenia

3.15/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a dark ruby color and is covered with a nice and slightly cream colored head that stays around for a while.
Pleasant malty aroma, aroasted, and some nice caramel too.
The creamy beer has a nice bittery taste, some caramel here too and some coffee as well. Bitter aftertaste.
I used to not care about red beers, but now I have to say I really enjoy Kilkenny. Very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2014 20:08:45 | More by MarkoNm
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Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale from Smithwick's Brewery / Irish Ale Breweries Ltd
79 out of 100 based on 237 ratings.