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

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254 Ratings
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Ratings: 254
Reviews: 136
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 18.26%
Wants: 5
Gots: 12 | 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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cratez

Ontario (Canada)

3.68/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A good beer overall.

Appearance: rich amber body; looks almost like tea. Off-white head is thicker than comparable ales. Appetizing.

Smell / Taste: orange pekoe tea, sweet pale malt, lightly bitter caramel.

Mouthfeel: incredibly smooth, slightly creamy, and little to no aftertaste.

Drinkability: high drinkability and moderate alcohol content make this a solid session beer.

Serving type: nitro-can

04-16-2006 04:15:46 | More by cratez
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Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale from Smithwick's Brewery / Irish Ale Breweries Ltd
79 out of 100 based on 254 ratings.