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RATINGS: 553   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fratto (2835) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle from Ashley. Light pour with a big white head. Aroma is spicy bread and hops. Taste is creamy, bread, baking spice, and floral.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hanan (82) - NW Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle in cold mug on a hot day. Right off sharp refreshing and a little spicy. Slight malt wheat. I'm not a grapefruit fan but it's slight mixed in a pleasant way. A citrus blend. Sure, some rye in there. And a bit off hops. I'm all in on this summer brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joejames (361) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Bottle to shaker. Pours hazy golden, two finger white head. Aroma of grapefruit, honey, floral. Taste is slightly sweet from the barley malts, peppery overtones from the rye and earthy/citrus bitter. Medium body, slight resin notes, high carbonation. Finishes bitter sweet up front and citrus, earthy that linger. This is good pale ale!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Busick (390) - Lake Wylie, South Carolina, USA - MAY 29, 2014
floral, citrus, roasty, golden, hazy, light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, light body,

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
OPIE788 (337) - Ohio, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Draft. Golden yellow color with a white head. Sweet grain aroma. Mello malt, wheat and citrus flavor. Good rye finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerandbeyond (708) - ISRAEL - MAY 21, 2014
12oz bottle poured into a tulip glass. Slightly hazy golden color with a nice steady white head and many tiny bubbles. Floral nose, with herbal notes, light fruitiness and faint spice. Sweetish fruit (peach, apricot), light malt, pleasant hop flavor (citrus), medium bitterness. Quite effervescent, somewhat dry, refreshing and fun.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvikar (4006) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 20, 2014
BBOTMC. Pours yellow to orange with a nice head, aroma of marmalade, orange and floral tones, flavor is slightly bitter with cookies, fruits and floral tones, not too sweet, medium bodied, nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nero55 (865) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle. Golden with thin head. Aroma citrus, rye spiciness, some grain. Light body with citrus bitterness, rye, and dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
forthebirds (26) - - MAY 16, 2014
Golden pour with minimal head and nice lacing. Floral, citrus aroma. Slight bitterness and long lasting citrus-floral notes. Refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThreeCats (674) - ISRAEL - MAY 15, 2014
Hazy gold with a nice foamy head. Aroma citrusy and flowery, with a hint of yeast and spice. Taste citrusy and first, spicy, firmly bitter. Despite the claim of being a "plae ale" this could have easily passed for an IPA. Nice clean and refreshing.

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