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RATINGS: 465   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOLTZ7555 (2710) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - FEB 9, 2013
24 karat pour with a sizzling ivory head that leaves nothing but a wispy white aftermath. Spicy rye, biscuit, honey, black pepper, lemongrass and grapefruit pith. Flavor lingers on the palate. Not bad.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wlajwl (3557) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Aroma is rye malts and citrus. The flavor is citrus, mildly spicy rye, hints of hop resin and grapefruit and a dryish/bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bdigital (658) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Pours a hazy orange with sizeable white head...nose has a big floral aspect along with some citrus and a nice malt backing. The rye malt really contributes on the taste...spicy kick along with a biting citrus hop finish. Good brew...don’t really understand all of the low scores

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (5875) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Draft served in a pint glass at The Lackman. Pours a semi-cloudy golden color with a finger of white head that takes a while to go down. Aroma of fresh floral notes, citrus fruits (lemon and tangerine), faint malts, and an understated rye note. The flavor is mostly the same; floral, citrusy, and maybe a little more spicy than the nose. Fresh and clean. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation. Enjoyed this one. Underrated.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
60minuteman (605) - Frazer, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Rich golden pour with lots of head and even more lace. Hop. A lot of hop. Some citrus and pine or grass. But hop dominate

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nathan30533 (546) - Dahlonega, Georgia, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Good crisp ale. Golden in color and rather clear. Good forming head with good lacing. Crisp dry hopped taste. Good ale.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Campo (5) - - FEB 8, 2013 does not count
Resin taste and toasty. Finishes very dry. All of the hop flavor is in the finish. Great golden color and head on pour. Delicious.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryanscourt (555) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Nothing special, but is pleasant to drink. Grainy, slightly sweet and pretty bitter. More sweetness in aroma than flavor. Dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Imaena (1703) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Draught @ Raging Burrito. This is a nice easy drinking rye that goes well with Mexican food.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
r464 (1786) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Golden color with a white head. Very earthy, dry and toasty. Very crisp bitterness to the finish. Slightly musty. Quite a different flavor.


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