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RATINGS: 501   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (32344) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2013
From tap at Stub & Herb’s. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty and light caramelish. Bitter and mild herbal. Bitter, light fruity and toasted malty. Fruity finish. Mild citric.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16123) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
26th May 2012
As ’Golden Rye’. Hazy amber beer, tidy off white head. Softish palate with fine carbonation. Creamy malt, a little bretty. Mild orange and grapefruit citrus. Brett is there all the time. Mild rye spice. Smooth finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (13516) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Bottle courtesy of GT2 and craftycarl21, thank you gentlemen! Hazy golden color, large white head. Aroma of grapefruit rind, straw. Taste is fruity and citrusy raw white bread dough. Nice.
Earlier Rating: 1/14/2012 Total Score: 3.2
Draft at the source. Bright and clear gold, tiny white head. Aroma of light spice. Taste is sismilar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2009
(Draught) Pours a hazy orange body with a small white head. Aroma of rye, light florals, and grain. Flavor of rye, earth, citrus, and grass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11666) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 19, 2013
Draft. Crystal clear apple juice body with large white head. Aroma is medium sweet, rye/spicy, some orange, bread. Taste is just like it smells. Soft light-medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11555) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2013
Bottle on the bus between Sätila and Göteborg, thanks to tkrjukoff. Clear golden beer with a decent white head. Aroma from ryebread, citrus, grassy hops, floral, malty, some grapes. Rye bread flavor, citrus, hay, floral notes, some biscuits and grapes. Hoppy citrus finish with bready notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11233) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2011
pours an off white head with trailing lace and gold color. Aroma is grain/rye. Taste is slightly sweet grain/rye-bready, some herbal hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11103) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 24, 2009
Draft at Eccentric Cafe. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate citrus, rye and wheat aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. The beer is a good drinkable brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (10496) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 6, 2014
A golden ale with a thin lacing white head. In aroma, light biscuit malt with light honey and floral hops. In mouth, a nice grassy biscuit malt with Czech like floral hops, grapefruit, smooth and quaffable. On tap at Corner Foodery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (10224) - 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.

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