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RATINGS: 492   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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jefcon (1376) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Light in the glass with a hearty palate, the rye in this beer sings. It is lightly presented, and carries the orange and lemon notes of the hops to perfection. Pine finish, lots of rustic bread flavors and aromas. Nice, nice example of the use of a specialty grain that is seldom given such a fine treatment by the brewers using it today.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9652) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle poured a hazy gold with a lasting creamy white head. Aromas of rye, earthiness and citrus. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of rye, lemon zest and light earthiness with a crisp dry bitter lingering lemon zest finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deaconmike (375) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Cloudy golden orange with a dense offwhite head. Aroma is malty along with a hint of citrus and earth. Mostly sweet malty taste with a little bitterness (grapefruit) in the finish. Medium bodied with a creamy mouthfeel. Good APA, but I prefer a bit more hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnyoski (432) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle, Batch# 12659. Hazy orange color with a frothy off white head. Coriander and floral aroma. Pretty nicely balanced with citrus and malt flavors up front with a lingering floral trace. Well carbonated with a creamy texture. Wish it was a tad thinner to be a little more refreshing for the hot months but still pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HughConway (784) - Washington, USA - JUL 10, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours golden yellow, slight citrus aroma, slight citrus taste. Decent enough summer beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
peterschreurs (39) - Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle poured into glass. Golden color with a white foam head. Has a very light citrus aroma. Taste is mild hops and mild sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bluegoosed (36) - - JUL 5, 2014
Some light hints of citrus/grapefruit, rye which is no surprise, very light hops, and floral notes. Light and just not my preferred style - I prefer a stronger beer with more prominent flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jasond612 (275) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 4, 2014
6/7/14 bottle drank in dans basement on Belmont park day (calif chrome denied). It was part of a variety case of bells beers and the only 1 I hadn't had and was the worst of the bunch. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5465) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2014
This poured a golden body with a sustained white head. It had a wheat bread aroma with some subtle spiciness. Creamy feel in the mouth. It had an easy cereal flavor with some pleasing zesty bitterness. Rye, anyone? It had a prolonged zesty, earthy bitterness. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cavie (3783) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle courtesy Fratto. Pours a cloudy orange color with a white head. Aroma is sweet, floral and peppery. A bit of spicy flavor. Finishes dry and floral hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fratto (2616) - 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.

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