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RATINGS: 491   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nejhleader (1222) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 28, 2013
A nice brew. Has a nice body and a nice citrus note blended in with it. A nice clean finish with a hint of rye at the end.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniellunsford (105) - - APR 28, 2013
Came a bright gold yellow with thin snow white head. Wheat and hop note aromas. This is one of the simplest beers from Bell’s I have ever drank; whether that is good or bad is relative. Smooth easy drinking with refreshing citrus notes but little to no rye hints. Great summer beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NeoHippie2 (909) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 27, 2013
Awesome malty and hoppy aromas. The earthy character from the rye is balanced by the floral and citrus notes of the hops. Really well-balanced.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - APR 27, 2013
A darker appearance than I’d expected. The citrus, floral, and rye flavors are fairly prominent. Very nicely balanced and drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (1867) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 24, 2013
12 oz bottle pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of caramel, citrus and grain. Taste is caramel malt, and a nice bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drsordr (987) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - APR 24, 2013
Draft pour Lear yellow. Nose of pine and floral hop. Taste of pine, and a little fruity hop. Fair spice from the rye,followed by sweetness then ending with bitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
olr1984 (1036) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 24, 2013
12 oz bottle light gold pour with large white head. Honey aroma. Wheat and light fruit taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garbageman (443) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - APR 24, 2013
From bottle. Pours a cloudy orange color with decent head that fades. Aroma was rye, bread and fruity hops. Taste followed with pleasant tones of rye but not bitter, grapefruit and fresh bread. Get spring time beer!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jake65 (2588) - Williston, North Dakota, USA - APR 20, 2013
Bottle: Orange pour with two fingers of fluffy beige head, some swirling particles. Nose is lightly citrus, a little malt, and florals. Flavor profile is hoppier than expected (florals) and the citrus blends well with the rye. Refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - APR 19, 2013
On tap at Busters on 28th, pale golden color, thin white head. Aromas of earthiness and a bit of sweet wheat. Taste is just a rather bland wheat flavor, drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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