Who brews killians irish red?

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Edyth Weber asked a question: Who brews killians irish red?
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  • The beer was first brewed in 1864 in Enniscorthy , Ireland by George Killian Lett. Adolph Coors Co. bought the license to brew the beer in the U.S. and began selling Killian's Irish Red in 1981. Adolph Coors Co. later merged with Molson to become Molson Coors Brewing Co.

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George Killian's Irish Red is a Lager - American Amber / Red style beer brewed by Coors Brewing Company (Molson-Coors) in Golden, CO. Score: 71 with 3,206 ratings and reviews. Last update: 06-30-2021.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. George Killian's Irish Red is a red beer, produced and sold in France by Heineken France, and under license in the USA by Molson Coors. Despite the differences in the brewing methods, the marketing of both beers claim legacy to an Irish "original recipe".

George Killian's Irish Red Appearance: Deep ruby red in color with a dense off-white foam. Aroma: Roasted and toasted caramel characteristics with ale-like fruit esters. Taste: Toasted/roasted caramel malt introduction with nice bready characteristics. Mouth Feel: Full-bodied with medium carbonation. Finish:

Cleverly disguised as a craft-brewed, import Killian’s Irish Red is actually owned by Coors Brewing Company. The only hint on the labeling is “Unibev LTD., Golden, CO.” However, it was originally brewed as an ale, by George Killian in 1864 in Enniscorthy, Ireland. In 1981, it “crossed the pond” for American drinkers.

George Killian’s Irish Red. Find a Local Distributor. Click on a location below to see our distributor in the area. Killian’s is an authentic Irish lager based on an original family recipe that dates to 1864. Using only pure spring water and the finest caramel malts, roasted longer and slower, give the brew a rich red color and distinctive taste.

George Killian Lett’s great-grandfather first brewed a ruby ale that later became the inspiration for George Killian’s Irish Red. He used only pure spring water and the finest caramel malts roasted longer and slower to give his brew a rich red color and distinctive taste. The brew is still known for its rich amber color and thick, creamy head."

WAIT. You mean Coors brews Killian’s? I thought this was a craft brew meticulously made at the Killian Castle in Ireland, where actual leprauchans (kind of like the Keebler elves) tend to the casks. I am mortified, and feel cheated about what I considered the pinnacle of beer drinking bliss circa 1991/1992.

The beer was first brewed in 1864 in Enniscorthy, Ireland by George Killian Lett. Adolph Coors Co. bought the license to brew the beer in the U.S. and began selling Killian's Irish Red in 1981....

The original George brewed his beer in 1864 for one simple reason, to drink and enjoy with friends. George Killian’s Irish Red. Deep ruby red in color with a dense off-white foam. Roasted and toasted caramel characteristics with ale-like fruit esters. Toasted/roasted caramel malt introduction with nice bready characteristics.

New to the site. I work for a cruise line, and we have a guest that wants a case of Killians Irish Red when they board our ship in the UK. Problem is, they don’t have Killians overseas, its just made for amateur drinkers here in the US who think it makes them cool to drink Killians until they hurl. Anyway, is there a beer sold in Ireland or the UK ...

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