George Killian's Irish Stout | Coors Brewing Company

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George Killian's Irish StoutGeorge Killian's Irish Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by barczar on 12-30-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
333
Reviews:
61
Avg:
3.46
pDev:
16.76%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
44
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Reviews by ChainGangGuy:
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3.42/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle - $1.29 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

An assumed 'Best By' date on the bottle neck showing JUL1513.

Appearance: Pours a very dark brown, near black body with a medium-small, brief, beige head.

Smell: Lightly roasty, faintly chocolaty, a little coffee.

Taste: Again, lightly roasty, faintly chocolaty, a little coffee. Restrained sweetness. Very slight milky tone. Light bittering hop character. Dryish, reasonably smooth finish, minor char in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium carbonation.

Overall: George Killian's Irish Stout offers thoughtless, perfunctory quaffability.

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Photo of chinchill
3.8/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle with BB date on neck of 28 July 2014.

Killians (Coors) origin leads me to expect a competent but probably mild stout. Well, surprise ... this stout is fairly robust and has some character. A wallop of dark chocolate and hint of coffee are in the mix with a moderate amount of dark roasted malts. The aroma is alos stronger than average for style.
Good balance and a fine lingering aftertaste.

Feel: Semi-dry; medium body and carbonation.

O: don't let the Coors affiliation steer you away from this fine Irish Stout.

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4.2/5  rDev +21.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.63/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours opaque black with a tan 2 finger head. Good retention. Leaves behind a thin layer of microbubbles on the surface. Lacing is spotty with fair stick.

Smell - Moderate chocolate tones. Mild roasty aroma.

Taste - Follows the nose. Moderate notes of chocolate and touches of coffee near the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with fair carbonation. Goes down easy, with a semi-dry finish.

Overall - Solid stout. Simple, but a nice, consistent flavor. Decent body. Nice sessionable stout.

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Photo of tdm168
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - black with a soft cap of frothy, light brown head that fades to a thin lacing

S - initially burnt sugar and caramel followed by a grainy sweetness and some roasted malts

T - roasted malts, caramel, burnt sugar

M - medium bodied, a tad crisp for the style

This definitely exceeded my expectations. I wasn't expecting anything with a good deal of flavor. This definitely has it's merits. I would like a little less caramel presence and tad more roasted malts and perhaps coffee or charcoal notes. The burnt sugar presence was actually enjoyable for me. Overall, this isn't a bad beer. There are definitely "truer" Irish Dry Stouts available, but for an inexpensive beer with a decent flavor this will do.

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George Killian's Irish Stout from Coors Brewing Company
3.46 out of 5 based on 333 ratings.
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