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Old 10-30-2010, 05:44 AM   #1
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Does anyone know if Kilkenny is distributed in the US, and if so where? I'm in AZ and would like to get a bottle/can or 2 for a friend who loves this beer. Open to a beer swap.

 
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Old 12-10-2011, 02:18 PM   #2
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Isn't Kilkenny marketed as Smithwicks in the US?

 
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Old 01-24-2012, 04:27 PM   #3
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Isn't Kilkenny marketed as Smithwicks in the US?
No, they aren't the same beer. Smithwick's is an Irish Red Ale brewed by a brewery owned by Guiness. Kilkenny, on the other hand, is an Irish cream ale. I have no idea where you could get Kilkenny in the US, I've only had it in Ireland. Sorry, I'm not much help, haha

 
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Old 01-24-2012, 04:31 PM   #4
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There must be more than one Kilkenny, then, because BJCP thinks Kilkenny is an Irish Red.


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And it would appear that it is Smithwick's, and it is an Irish Red:

http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/665/3628

 
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