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RATINGS: 611   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Drawn from one of our oldest recipes, Smitten Ale began as part of a series of rye beers at our Eccentric Café. The combination of sharp citrus & resinous flavors from the hops with the earthy, rustic overtones of the rye malt contribution yield an interesting take on the American Pale Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mtdewa1 (441) - rome, New York, USA - MAY 8, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2014 Cloudy pale yellow pour. Mild lacing. Aroma is faint wheat and grass. Taste is pale malts, hops, citrus, rye and hints of wheat. Interesting brew, easy and light. Sessionable style pale ale. Drink all day style

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dr_Fellini (1020) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Draft. Pours a slightly hazy golden yellow color with a thin light tan head. Aroma is floral, light fruitiness, citrus. Flavor is a good mild balanced bitter sweetness. Light in body and drinkable. Nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (4032) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle, bbotmc, tasted in the dark. Big frothy white head. Some grain and some lemon peel and lavender in the nose, bitter and grainy taste. Medium body, fine carbonation, delicate grainy bitterness aftertaste. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesterdeal (1985) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2014
4oz pour at the Fare. Aroma is rye, sourdough, and lemon. Pours golden with a small coat of film. Taste is refreshing with lemon, rye, pepper, and a bready finish. A nice light drink and a pleasure to drink. Would definitely have this again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Suttree (6043) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 29, 2014
I like Rye Pale Ales. I like Bell’s beers. So, yeah, this was good. Flowery hops, crisp toasty malts. I should have bought more of this...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TXBadger (2496) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 23, 2014
Pours a pretty clear gold color. Light fruit, mainly citrus on the nose, with some spice. Spice and fruit on the palate. The rye adds a nice backbone to this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ron (3548) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 23, 2014
Bottle. Medium golden amber clear with thin white lacing head. Mild fruity hop aroma with floral notes and light caramel. Medium body with medium carbonation. starts moderately sweet with light hop bitterness throughout. Smooth finish with light rye and lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Luvystypotables (1610) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2014
Great aroma of rye and fruit. Light amber colour, not much of a head. A metallic slightly bitter taste. With a weak bitter palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markducommun (875) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 16, 2014
Goldenrod, white head. Grassy, melon. Sweet, offset by some bitterness. Light medium body, effervescent some carbonation. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdb288 (584) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - APR 14, 2014
Fresh bottle. Pours bright yellow gold with tall white head. Aroma is grassy, hay, slightly floral, some citrus. Taste is a nice resin burst against the distinctive rye malt. The malt takes over here and gives an earthy taste. Not bad at all.

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