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RATINGS: 542   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LtDan (1805) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Appearance: Pours a cloudy dull amber gold. Thin white cap that leaves good lacing.

Aroma: Citrus and sweet grain notes.

Taste: Spicy and citrusy hops out of the gate, apricot, dry spicy malt. Lingering bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied, rough peppery carbonation.

Overall: A super tasty, hoppy pale ale, with uniqueness that separates it from the usual spring time drinking offerings.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
leinielover (21) - - MAR 20, 2013
Hazy gold. Sunrise in a glass. Light head, some lacing. Strong citrus notes, not acid... Smooth. The rye adds a bit of earth, grassy flavors. Another solid offering from Bells

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
joshwoodward (572) - - MAR 20, 2013
Very chunky. Tasty, nice and hoppy. Spicy. Light body. Tastes like it’s a session beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (3092) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAR 19, 2013
Bottle. Floral orange hops, rye spice, and biscuity malt aroma. Cloudy honey gold with a moderate off-white head, heavy sediment. Biscuity ry malt, bitter orange peel, and herbal hops flavor. Medium body, soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mansquito (3930) - Nueva York, New York, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Total Wine, Fairfax 12oz: Pours a golden color with a white head. Aroma is rye, lemon, metallic, and basement. Taste is somewhat bitter. Almost no sweetness. Bitter aftertaste. Pretty simple and one dimensional, but it is still good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leafs93 (1824) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Pours hazy gold with a white head. Aroma is citrus, earthy, floral and rye. Taste is sweet with some bitters and rye making an appearance. Light bodied with a smooth texture.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (6624) - Ohio, USA - MAR 16, 2013
12 oz. bottle. Pours a clear dark golden color with a medium plus sized dense white head with thick lacing. The aroma has yeast, spicy rye notes, light fruit, grass with an earthiness throughout. The flavor has toasted malts, mild spicy rye, grass, with an earthy finish. Nothing over the top, pretty decent overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burg326 (4337) - Florida, USA - MAR 14, 2013
12 ounce bottle poured a light golden color with aromas of citrus, bread, and rye. Flavors dollow suit, citrusy and rye mixed nicely and light on the palate.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KegOstertag (92) - - MAR 14, 2013
UPDATED: APR 25, 2013 Drank in tulip glass poured from 12oz bottle. Aroma- mix between citrus, hops, and rose petals. Glorious. Appearance- beautiful golden orange color. Taste- ahhhh. Heavenly. So smooth yet so much flavor. Very very drinkable. Citrus with a bit of hops. Palate- similiar to taste but the hops come out more here. Overall- brilliant. My favorite spring/summer weather beer ever. I could drink these all day. May not be the biggest or boldest beer ive had but it still remains among my favorites of all time

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gription79 (2430) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAR 14, 2013
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle. The aroma is dominated by an herbal and citrus, there is a slight maltiness in the background. Upfront on my palate was hit with the rye, spicy, bready malts, the flavor finishes with a delicate floral note. A very delicate beer. I enjoyed this.


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