Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale | Guinness Ltd.

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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
Ratings:
683
Reviews:
161
Avg:
3.41
pDev:
17.01%
 
 
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49
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169
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4.5/5  rDev +32%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Was extremely happy with this beer. Had it while at an Irish pub in Canada. The taste was very good and the creamy head (which never dissipated) gave a sweet taste to counteract any bitterness. My first impression that it would be extremely heavy which at the time would be bad because I was about to enjoy a nice Irish meal, but the beer was much lighter than expected. If I could find this stuff in the US, I'd be getting some for the holidays!

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

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3/5  rDev -12%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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4/5  rDev +17.3%

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3.38/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

A-tan copper color with a light tan head and good lacing

S-light malt, toffee, hint of spice

T-light caramel malt, hint of toffee, and toast, mild bitter finish

F-medium body with light carbonation, very smooth and creamy

O-easy drinking, but not overly flavorful

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Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale from Guinness Ltd.
3.41 out of 5 based on 683 ratings.
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