Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale | Guinness Ltd.

Kilkenny Irish Cream AleKilkenny Irish Cream Ale
BA SCORE
27.4%
Liked This Beer
3.43 w/ 693 ratings
Kilkenny Irish Cream AleKilkenny Irish Cream Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.
Ireland
guinness.com

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An "Irish Cream Ale", though this style does not exist on BeerAdvocate.com, and the closest style is Irish Red Ale.

Added by UncleJimbo on 08-23-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,336
Reviews:
161
Ratings:
693
Liked:
190
Avg:
3.43/5
pDev:
17.2%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
51
Gots:
174
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 693 |  Reviews: 161
Photo of Euroglot
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Guppy314
3.38/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On draft at The Dubliner pub in DC, pours a murky brown with a creamy one-finger tan head. Aroma is really subtle sent of toffee malt. Taste is a mild creamy malt with caramel. The hops comes out at the back end, but again, mild. Unoffensive and yup, kinda uninteresting.

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Photo of Sludgeman
3.53/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

In tap. Nitro.

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Photo of hotsudge
2.88/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of SSGCujo
3.74/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MTKATL
2.75/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of IRONRakkasan
3.56/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of npendres
3.55/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tottel
3.37/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SebTBL
2.69/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of TyrionBeernister
4.58/5  rDev +33.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jbf190
3.48/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of XsoldoutX
3/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BaileyMitch
3.63/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aleigator
2.83/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pours a glowing, dark red color with the most beautiful head to it, which appears utmost stable yet fluffy at the same time.

Smells of toffee and earth coated leaves among dried wild berries. Has a coppery undertone together with some orange zest, as well as a rock sugar sweetness.

Drinks very refreshing, with a lively, very light body, which turns out to be borderline watery at the back end with sweet malts defining the taste.

Tastes of old noble hops among earth, rye and a toffee glimps, which turns more profound once the beers fizzy carbonation is in full swing. This leaves back only sweet malts, a superfaint dryness and a watery ending.

Builds up a pleasant balance at first, which vanishes in favor of the malts, producing a monotonous, thin finish.

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Photo of silenz
3.36/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of beer-fan-1
4/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a good beer. Looks good on a great pour from a tap. Beertender trained to "write in" the final pour to fill the glass to the top with the perfect head.

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Photo of nebula1999
4.13/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of -chii-
3.1/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of frykid
3.99/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Oleg85
3.23/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Aaron_McDonald
3.43/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of qrazvan
3.03/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jaygrant1387
3.56/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ILOVEHAM
4.29/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 27.4% out of 100 with 693 ratings
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