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Smithwick’s Pale Ale

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Brewed by Kilkenny (Diageo)
Style: Irish Ale
Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Smithwick’s Pale Ale is a quality beer with a fuller taste, craft brewed with 100% pale ale malt and aromatic hops.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
morrdt (681) - Dirty Mo’, North Carolina, USA - APR 18, 2014
Tall pint can, part of the "Irish Beer Discovery Pack" sold at the local Harris Teeter here in Huntersville, NC. Pours a golden color with a nice white foamy head. Aroma is of hops and some ale esters. Flavor is slightly sweet and a bit of the hops. Not the best from Swithwick’s, but it’s worth drinking during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4176) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle. Amber beer with a strong white head. The aroma is lightly hopped with some toffee, and the flavour is bitter with some fruity and toffee'ness. Overall an average pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JesseMartineau (52) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 9, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 12, 2014 500ml bottle. Aromas of hop citrus, caramel, some fruits. Taste, like most Smithwicks, is lacking. Taste of caramel, turns bitter quite quick, carbonation is quite poor. The finish is bitter. It?s again, easy drinking, but not special. But it is the best of the brewer.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
lukedarock (105) - Howell, Michigan, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Average pale ale nothin goin on to wow u, cheap but thats about it, needs more hops in my opinion

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
lusikka (5339) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 25, 2014
500 ml bottle. Thanks E!
Pours a golden colour with a small lacy head. Aroma of Goldings, heather and some malts. Flavour of sweet malts, British hops, cardboard, floral notes and pale malts. Light bodied, slick mouthfeel and a bit harsh carbonation. Finishes malty and dry. Mild and bulky.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
arventresca (538) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Can. Interesting. I was expecting a British style pale but this is more American. Not a fan.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (6352) - Illinois, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Dollar can. Pour looks like soda in the glass... The smell is whatever, light malt an hops. Flavor is weird, almost minty and grapey, not sure how the fuck they got this flavor. Some DMS and corn husk. It blows.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmagnus87 (2220) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Can poured into a shaker. Pours a clear pale yellow with a half finger of white head. Aroma is slightly grassy with a hint of lemon. Taste is light bitter. Grassy and herbal. A very slight hint of citrus. Light bodied with a thick yet slick texture. Lively carbonation and a decently long finish. Overall, not bad. Nothing I would seek out but I would gladly pickup a 6pk.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hartung32 (196) - Indiana, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Pretty forgettable English style Pale Ale. Easy enough to drink, but I'd prefer the standard Smithwicks any day. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
felsenpils (95) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 20, 2014
14.9 ounce can, part of the Irish Beer Discovery Pack from Diageo. Full golden color, nice white foam. The aroma is of hops and ale esters. The flavor is slightly sweet with perceptible hop oils. Almost tastes American because ot the hops. Not my favorite beer from Smithwick´s, but a quality product nonetheless. Kind of like a mild West Coast IPA.


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