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Brewed by St. James’s Gate (Diageo)
Style: Irish Ale
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 1938   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Smithwick’s is Ireland’s number one ale. Its exceptional taste, distinctive colour and purity of ingredients make it unique. Its rich, satisfying taste has earned it five gold medals in the famous Monde Selection Beer Tasting Competition. Smithwick’s is produced using the finest hops and special roasted, malted barley. In 1998 a new enhanced draught product with improved head retention was launched along with redesigned glassware.


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2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Standard ale. Its st patty ’s day so oh well. Overly sweet and nothing special. Drinkable.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bergstaden (1650) - Røros, NORWAY - JUL 5, 2015
Amber with an off white head - Caramel malt aroma - Gentle caramel malt body- The cvaraml amlt goes into the finish - This was ok

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Austin_Ripper (50) - Iowa, USA - JUN 18, 2015
Pours a dark brown with a tan head, a slightly sweet taste with a bitterness at the end that sticks around a little too long for me. A decent beer, might get it again in the mix and match 6-packs Hy-Vee does.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KoRoBeNiKi (86) - Fair Lawn, New Jersey, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Bottle from an Irish pub a little while ago. Aroma of sugar and some nuts. Dark brown with a tan pretty brown head. Some malt in the taste and some nut flavor with light sweetness. There is some light lingering bitterness in the end. It reminds me of a weaker Newcastle Brown Ale which is already not super strong .

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BMMillsy (1750) - Florida, USA - JUN 10, 2015
Decent run of the mill stuff. Would have one at a party if it’s all they had. Otherwise, meh.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bennetporter (318) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Pours a copper from the tap. Aroma of caramel additive, sweet maltiness with some slight acrid bitterness in the background. Meh. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Larry_Duffman (67) - - MAY 25, 2015
I had it from the bottle this time. It’s crisp and carbonated. The taste is dry malt with a hint of bitterness and caramel. For what it is, it’s not bad. It’s sessionable and tasty enough.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sudomorph (893) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 24, 2015
4.5%abv. 500ml can. Pours a clear ruby/caramel with a one finger, eggshell head. Aroma has smooth notes of caramel, slight roast, dark fruits, bread, and traditional hops. Taste is balanced. Dry caramel, traditional hops, and a touch of roast and dark fruits at the end. Medium body and carbonation. Clean in the mouth with a dry finish. Overall tasty enough but not a show stopper.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
retinadoc (156) - - MAY 22, 2015
Draft. Very disappointing. Flat, muted nose. Flat, muted flavors. Pales in comparison with modern IPAs and even regular ales.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fakdaddy (35) - - MAY 16, 2015
I'm at a time when you are so much for a long way in hell of an old lady at my job to be able the ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (4871) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2015
15th May 2015: 11.2oz bottle into a Corsendonk badged stemmed tulip at my daughters house in Orange County. Nice red hue to the chestnut coloured body, on top a blanket of beige foam.Malty lead in both the nose and taste, good bitterness and some fruit notes in the taste also. Very fizzy on the palate: over carbonated for me to be honest, otherwise a very pleasant beers.


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