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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: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
1901 (32) - IRELAND - DEC 10, 2013
Aontaíonn tú gan aon ábhar atá mídhleathach nó gráiniúil nó a sháraíonn aon chearta tríú páirtí a chur suas ná ceangal a dhéanamh leis. Aontaíonn tú gan aon ní a dhéanamh a chuirfidh isteach ar úsáideoirí eile leas a bhaint as an Suíomh nó a d’fhéadfadh difear a dhéanamh d’oibriú nó do shlándáil an tSuímh. Aontaíonn tú gan iarracht a dhéanamh rochtain a fháil ar fhaisnéis phearsanta Úsáideoirí eile.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tbopslt (346) - New York, USA - FEB 22, 2013
A nice alternative to Killians or other Irish Reds. Slightly hazy reddish in color. Thin head with very little lacing present. Nice taste, slightly fuller than Killians. Excellent drink-ability, goes down smoothly and very quickly was ready for another. No overpowering after taste. Definitely would drink again.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Koskela (284) - Marysville, California, USA - MAY 26, 2012
Hope this is the right brew... A light malt aroma, light aroma all together. A medium red crystal clear brew with good head retention. It tasted of light caremel and a low carb and no bitterness. It was smooth and crisp id say a good summer brew. Worth a buy and maybe a few more.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vento76_2 (48) - - JAN 4, 2014
Buona. Leggera. Gusto marcato e persistente. Retrogusto amaro quanto basta. Nel complesso ottima.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Miklosoft77 (4) - - JUN 4, 2014 does not count
Mild ale. Not too hoppy or malty. Caramel taste. Reminds me of buddington or kilkenny...

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MissPxx (323) - - DEC 21, 2013
Not a massive dan of this. Great on the palate but overall not one I'd choose to drink on a regular basis ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AtronSeige (558) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JAN 1, 2014
Aroma: Sweet, biscuit, earthy, toffee, toasty, hoppy, Appearance: Clear copper body. Large tan head. Lacing. Flavour: Medium bitterness, medium sweetness, toffee, bread, dry finish, Palate: Light, watery body. medium carbonation. Overall: Easy drinking beer. My wife will kill for this. :) 440 ml can, poured. Thanks Andre! 9D. Irish Red Ale

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SDalkoholic (2145) - Linda Vista, California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Aluminum can from Rite-Aid: Poured a dark brass colored liquid with thin soapy foam head. Aroma is bland and boring with slight smell of malts. The flavor is strange and takes a few quaffs to fully get to know this beers personality better. Taste of buttery flavors while delicate semi-sweet caramel malts structure this Irish ale true to traditional standards.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marco35 (3) - Amherstview, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 29, 2012 does not count
Pours a deep red-orange colour, with two fingers of head. Looks delicious. Smells of malt (caramel) and fruits. Taste is bready, with faint hop notes and a long, somewhat bitter finish. Pleasing to the palate and goes down easier than water for me! Also makes the best Black & Tan (or "Blacksmith") when combined with Guinness. Overall, my favourite Irish Beer. [EDIT] - My 500ml can is 5% alc, but is clearly labelled Smithwicks Draught. Not sure if I have reviewed in the correct section, but I imagine they are close enough in taste!

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mmacleod75 (107) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 5, 2012
Poured from can. Poured medium copper brown colour with good head. Looks great !! Mild malt aroma with slight sweetness. Tastes about the same. Nothing really memorable, but definitely a good quality. Easily drinkable.


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