George Killian's Irish Red (3.2%) | Coors Brewing Company

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George Killian's Irish Red (3.2%)George Killian's Irish Red (3.2%)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coors Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
coors.com

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by drabmuh on 09-28-2010

BEER STATS
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
72
Avg:
2.65
pDev:
24.91%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 72
Photo of ordybill
3.03/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

An amber colored lager that has a pretty good looking color to it and a nice aroma. Comes off clean and crisp after a sip which is to be exoected for a light bodied beer.

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Photo of aksuited29
3.88/5  rDev +46.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Clear amber color, light carbonation
Smell: Hops stand out, a little malt... reminds me a lot like a weaker Sam Adams Boston Lager
Taste/Mouthfeel: Very clean malty taste. Hops jump out as it goes down, again, tastes like a weaker version of a Boston Lager.
Drinkablility: Easy going not very filling...good for an everyday beer.

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Photo of drabmuh
2.26/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I'm adding this to the site because its a different production version of the Killian's, if this is in error, please inform me. This is the 3.2% ABV version of this beer, Killian's Light. It's sold in states with 3.2% laws and that is indicated on the label.

Beer is reddish and clear with a thin broken head of tiny bubbles that leaves some lacing on the glass. Carbonation is moderate, looks OK.

Aroma is grainy and harsh with an odd burnt sweetness.

Beer is pretty thick and is carbonated in the mouth. It has a grainy bitterness and a sweet aftertaste (how is that possible). The forward and middle palate flavors are subdued by this buttery flavor, its not a very good tasting beer. This is very different from Killian's which is actually palatable, at times. No thank you.

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George Killian's Irish Red (3.2%) from Coors Brewing Company
2.65 out of 5 based on 72 ratings.
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