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RATINGS: 502   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tcane7 (1668) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 11, 2013
Draft at the Institute. Pours a cloudy gold with small off-white head and beautiful ring lacing. Note of citrus, lemon, honey and rye. Slightly bitter finish. Decent but tough to drink after a Hopslam.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BillHick420 (429) - North Dakota, NORWAY - FEB 11, 2013
Pours golden, with a thick offwhite head. Nose of citrus and floral hops. Nice citrus aroma, with spruce and floral hops detectable. Kind of likea mild IPA, very pleasant.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mittenator (1354) - Michigan, USA - FEB 10, 2013
I tend to love rye beer and most offerings from bells but this one fell short for me. A little bland and generic.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (2480) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - FEB 10, 2013
12 oz. bottle poured to a Czech-pils glass at Lunar Brewing Co. showing a lightly hazed, orangy gold color, fluffly, white head foam, and curtainy cling to the lacing. The aroma was a light but pleasant nose of orangy citrus and piney resin. The flavor was similar, with moderate, lingering, earthy hop bitterness combined with some rye spice, decent hop to malt balance, a little less than medium body, but with a crisp, dry & bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (7804) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Bottle. Orange, rye malt, and orange peel aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Sweet orange, rye malt and moderately bitter pine/orange peel flavor. Very hoppy.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SSSteve (3791) - - FEB 10, 2013
bottle. light hazy to this gold colored beer with a big, whipped, white head. grassy and lemony hop aroma. nice beer man. medium carbonated palate with a medium-full bodied beer. grassy hops provide a clean, dryish finish. high quaffage. the palate and carbonation level are standout features. refreshing summer beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
17thfloor (2431) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Love the appearance on this one, cloudy light yellow with a super frothy sticky white head. Aroma of wet grains, bitter flowers, and some bright citrus. Flavor follows, but that bitterness upfront is a bit of a kick, and follows to more vitamin C like bitterness in the finish, nice floral and citrus notes, rye plays well here. Body is fluffy and light, easy drinking.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOLTZ7555 (2823) - 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 (3935) - 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


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