Kilkenny Irish Red Ale Draught
Smithwick's Brewery / Irish Ale Breweries Ltd

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Smithwick's Brewery / Irish Ale Breweries Ltd
 
Ireland
Style:
Irish Red Ale
Ranked #42
ABV:
4.3%
Score:
86
Ranked #19,402
Avg:
3.75 | pDev: 12.53%
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
12
Status:
Active
Rated:
Aug 20, 2023
Added:
Feb 08, 2020
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  6
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Rated: 4.44 by amp112 from California

Aug 20, 2023
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Reviewed by Pivopijak from Washington

3.61/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
draught
Low level of off-white head. Medium caramel, with a little orange at the edge of the glass. Restrained, medium toasted and caramelized malt, with a little woody note, for the aroma. Thin and bland, medium toasted malt and wood, for the taste.
Aug 12, 2023
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Reviewed by LagerMan_US from Maine

4.11/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5
Classic Irish Red Ale. Tho' light in alcohol . .quite rich in malt flavor, smooth, and .reasonably full in body, One of the best Irish Reds to be found on draft. And, of course, certainly ideal for an interesting black and tan.
Jan 31, 2023
 
Rated: 4.06 by CrushHarrington from Ireland

Dec 27, 2022
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Reviewed by jadpsu from Georgia

4.03/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
From daughter's fridge in Red Bank NJ
LOOK: Pours a clear true brown color with a great looking tan head that has really good retention and plenty of side glass lace. The head actually maintained itself for over 30 minutes.
AROMA; Very sweet malty aroma. Some brown sugar and caramel.
TASTE: Sweet and dry roasted malts.
This was a nice brown/red ale.
Nov 02, 2022
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Rated by Mattalica

3.45/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3.25
Too much head, not enough carbonation for me
Mar 17, 2022
 
Rated: 3.53 by KLHBB from Arkansas

Mar 17, 2022
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Reviewed by John-ipa_bro from Illinois

4.03/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Happy st pattys
This is a brown Irish ale that drinks very easy and it’s not heavy at all. Perfect for the holiday…or any dang time you feel like because it’s good.
Mar 14, 2022
 
Rated: 3 by prisdefer from New York

Mar 06, 2021
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Rated by pkalix from California

3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
nice feel to it. creamy and smooth!
Mar 28, 2020
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Reviewed by SmokySignals from North Carolina

4.19/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
12 oz. bottle poured into pint tumbler.
Dark orangey/ almost hazel brown, perfectly clear, and nice foamy white head

Cool old funky aromas stimulate my imagination of an old castle or musty dungeon, and are authentic

Tastes great, with a snappy hop, rich sharp caramel malt, and a nice dryness.

Love the feel and overall aspects of this beer. 4.5% is smashable, and this beer is hittin it nice today.

Try one if you are a fan of good session red ales.
Feb 09, 2020
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Reviewed by Nofoba

2.84/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
It pours a cola brown body with a thick, dense, off-white head - thanks to the nitrogen capsule.

It has a faint aroma of dark malts, caramel and cream.

It has a really mild taste of wooden malt, but for the most part it has very little flavor. The mouthfeel is light-bodied; watery but creamy. No carbonation.

An inoffensive ale with little taste.
Feb 08, 2020