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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: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (8027) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2015
Bottle at home from Tesco. Golden orange coloured pour with a frothy fading off white head. Aroma is decent hedgerow berry hop, some esters, pale bready grains. Flavour is composed of light base grains, little grain tannin, husk, BlackBerry and apple, brambles. Palate is light thin and gassy. Not terrible.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (16309) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 27, 2015
Bottle. It’s a clear, deep golden beer with a dense, off-white head leaving some lacing. The aroma is a quite malty, bread, caramel and a touch of dried fruits, with some grass and hay. It’s medium bodied and a bit heavy on the carbonation I think, semi-dry, with a decent bitterness. Pale malts, bread, caramel and a grassy, piney touch in the flavor, and a rather short, with some tropical fruits, dried apricots, a touch of bready malts and a subtle bitterness. I wish it was more pronounced all the way, and slightly less carbonated, but it’s a decent and flawless beer I could drink a few of. 151227

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
hoptimusPrimed (154) - SPAIN - NOV 14, 2015
Very poor beer. Absence of any flavour. Good head but only redeeming feature. Draft not bottled.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (21888) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2015
Draft @ Peas & Honey, Malmö. Pours a clear pale golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty weak hoppy grainy aroma. Fruity malty weak hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty weak hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sharkydodson (981) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - OCT 27, 2015
the aroma is malty and, a little bit, fruity with shades of grain, grasses and berries... the taste is malty with notes of toffee, candy, apple, plum and flowers... sweet and dry aftertaste...

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
olsvammel (5367) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2015
Bottle at Strike & Co in Örebro. Light smell, fruity and flowery. Similar taste with a light metallic aroma. Light body, low carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnfryd (13844) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 13, 2015
090515. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, hint of hop. Flavour is fruit, malt, hint of hop, apple, hay. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (19887) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Bottle. Crystal clear golden color, fluffy white head. Aroma of caramel and very light hops. Taste is very sweet and creamy.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jredmond (7176) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 14, 2015
Bottle shared with Linh and Scarlett. Pours a clear golden body with white lacing. Aroma is soft grains and grapefruit. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of spice, grains, soft citrus and light tin character.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Harehunter (6) - NORWAY - JUN 27, 2015 does not count
Golden with Nice White foam. Light on the nose, a little hops. Light body, easy drinking summer Beer. Some nutty malt taste. Clean light hop aroma. Ok Beer, average all over.


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