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Brewed by St. James’s Gate (Diageo)
Style: Irish Ale
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in English pint

bottled
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RATINGS: 1893   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Smithwick’s is Ireland’s number one ale. Its exceptional taste, distinctive colour and purity of ingredients make it unique. Its rich, satisfying taste has earned it five gold medals in the famous Monde Selection Beer Tasting Competition. Smithwick’s is produced using the finest hops and special roasted, malted barley. In 1998 a new enhanced draught product with improved head retention was launched along with redesigned glassware.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BierMeHoos (144) - Maryland, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Poured from a can. Pretty decent beer but not amazing. Part of a variety pack.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
GreatDane1632 (507) - North Dakota, USA - NOV 23, 2014
A solid macro-produced red. This beer would be much better with a little more body, but I feel like this is a macro-side effect. Dollars are more important than quality.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bbertels (119) - NORWAY - NOV 10, 2014
Tap. Some hints of caramel on the nose -- no hoppiness here. Raven to caramel colour, good head. Aromas are subtle but very present. Refreshing. Nice thirstquencher.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Septic (2) - Sterling, Virginia, USA - NOV 7, 2014 does not count
Very refreshing after a long hard day. Very smooth and unique taste gives this a very palatable taste. Dark yet light tasting, something not to be taken lightly. Although bubbly not too carbonated to make one gassy and full feeling. A good session beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
erinc (10) - , TURKEY - NOV 2, 2014
Draft at O’Hara NY. Light brown color with thin foam. Caramel aroma is almost not there. Not much taste hits you. Easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swesson (254) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - NOV 1, 2014
From a bottle. Pours a medium brown-red and makes a foamy white head. Aroma is faint, but smells of malted barley. Tastes of malt, caramel, and sugar. This is a session beer, nothing too remarkable, but decent ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ffaoe (249) - York, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 27, 2014
slight malt aroma. dark brown in color with a slight head. taste is very malty and smooth

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dal9000 (200) - Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2014
New bottle logo- red. Pours dark dark brown with a tan head. Tastes of slight slight sweet caramel with a lingering mild malty tang. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gbgbrouge (115) - SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2014
From tap, amber with medium thick creamy head. Aroma mild with notes of toffee and banana. Taste very mild with notes of bread and herbs. Some bitterness in the finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
maltman53 (368) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - OCT 20, 2014
From a can, it pours a dark copper. Gentle maltiness on the nose. Lightly caramelly, but mostly watery coca-cola and tea flavors coming through on the palate. The finish is watery malt w/o bitterness. Overall, it translates less in a can in the U.S. than at a pub in Dublin.


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