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RATINGS: 557   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tstandiford (10) - Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Cloudy golden hue Hops Rye Resiny flavor Floral hints... Dandelion perhaps? Strong Rye finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bif (1743) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden color. Aroma of Rye, grain, and citrus. Taste of Rye, grapefruit, bit of malt sweetness and grain. Moderate bitterness and a clean finish. moderate body, with a slightly grainy feel but still clean and refreshing. Enjoyable beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SiviS (35) - - SEP 5, 2015
Golden color with a hop smell at first then citrus. The taste is some what cirtus, but no other really flavors. Just a little bitter.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ross (2128) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - AUG 26, 2015
Bottles over the last few years. Yellow color, white head, smell is pretty hoppy; some rye noted. Taste is similar, pleasantly bitter, easy to drink... Tastes good on the warming spring days. I usually get several 12 packs of this through the course of the spring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (15630) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2015
On tap at The Ginger Man, NYC. An almost clear one, golden in color and with a dense, finger-thick off-white head. The aroma is malty and fruity, with pine cones, grapefruit and a meaty touch. Sort of meaty, burger-ish in a way. There’s a nice bitterness in the flavor, on a malty back, less meaty than the aroma though. Caramel, pine cones and some grapefruits. It’s full-bodied, nicely carbonated and quite dry on the palate, the finish of the lasting kind. A bit too malty for me this one, but it’s a fine beer anyway. 150624

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlovell2 (1315) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Pours hazy golden with a white head. Fruity malt aroma with citrus and herbal hops. Flavor is fruity with citrus notes and a earthy, floral hop finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3689) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 19, 2015
medium head rich amber pour aromas fruit spicy rye rich malts biscuit pine the flavours resin rich rye spice note grapefruit medium bitter biscuit pine grassy note caramel crispness the finish best tastes rye crisp hops lasting bitter pine flavours lovely ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
puboflyons (2642) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 4, 2015
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle dated 01/13/15. Hazy pale yellow, heady pour. An old bottle picked up at a New York convenience store that has probably lost some of its character. Some toasted sweet maltiness in the taste, rye grain, and grassy hops. Light to medium body. The grainy malts are more forward in the taste and there is a strong peppery bitterness at the end. I think the hops have faded in 6 months.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (9856) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2015
Draught @ The Ginger Man, New York, NY
Pours hazy golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, floral and herbal. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long malty, floral, herbal and grassy finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmires (1) - Michigan, USA - JUN 11, 2015 does not count
This Beer has a very god taste. It has a light hops taste that is not overbearing. I

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 9, 2015
Pale golden pour with a thick white head. The nose is a bit bright and fruity. Some light berry esters and a bit of spicy/citrusy hoppiness. Very fresh and well balanced. I don’t get much rye character at all, but it’s a tasty pale ale. Clean and crisp.

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