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

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250 Ratings
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Ratings: 250
Reviews: 136
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 18.31%
Wants: 5
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
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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allergictomacros

Ontario (Canada)

3.63/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: After pouring, it takes a while for the nitro to settle into the head. Immediately after pouring, the mixture looks a bit like stirred-up miso soup. Thick, creamy, off-white head settles on a clear reddish-brown liquid.

Smell: Malty, slightly smoky sort of smell.

Taste: A bit of tartness (from the malt?) up front, which quickly segues into a herbal hop bitterness. Neither dry nor sweet. Finishes with a bitter/floral aftertaste. Flavour is a bit mild.

Mouthfeel: Feels "full" if that makes sense. Creamy and slick, but not syrupy or heavy. Mild carbonation nips at the tongue, but quickly washes away.

Drinkability: Goes down unbelievably easy. I could toss these back all night long, but nothing memorable except for the smooth feel.

Serving type: nitro-can

08-01-2005 22:11:56 | More by allergictomacros
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Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale from Smithwick's Brewery / Irish Ale Breweries Ltd
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