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


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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Smithwick’s Pale Ale is a quality beer with a fuller taste, craft brewed with 100% pale ale malt and aromatic hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
geologyguy (1329) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - MAR 17, 2016
Can’t rate appearance in bottle, taste is smooth and medium malty very low hops...one dimentional but good and could drink several..Slight sweetness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ekstedt (6512) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 18, 2016
Draught at O´Connors, Uppsala, Sweden. Clear golden, medium white head. Bready, berryish aroma, some floral hops. Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with medium bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Turtles (1981) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2016
500ml bottle @ Östra Station. Clear golden with a thick creamy and rich lacing white Head. Malty bread aroma with some fresh citrus notes. Crisp and smooth mouthfeel. Mild fruit and orange with caramel and bread malty taste. Really smooth and a mild bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AnG_BrgNor (505) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2016
Weak aroma of malt, grass and caramell. Taste is the same. Taste is light sweet and light bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (9220) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (16503) - 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

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
hoptimusPrimed (155) - SPAIN - NOV 14, 2015
Very poor beer. Absence of any flavour. Good head but only redeeming feature. Draft not bottled.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (23012) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sharkydodson (1162) - 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...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
olsvammel (5976) - 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.

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