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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: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (35959) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2015
From tap. Aroma is crisp hoppy. Light fruity. Bitter and smooth fruity. Bitter and smooth fruity finish. Grassy and peachy fruity. Smooth fruity finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (30685) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 22, 2014
Bottled. An amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of hops, straw, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and dusty hops, leading to a bitter finish. The body is light.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (21410) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2012
Bottled. Clear deep golden, rich head. Aroma of grapefruit and canteloupe. Mid dry with light-medium body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Some grapefruit and gooseberry. Low-medium bitterness. Hoppy and quite pleasant.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (16407) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (10137) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Big ass can @ home, picked up at Wilbur’s Fort Collins. Pours a clear golden appearance with a cream colored head. Cracker, biscuity, bready, herbal, a touch fruity hoppy aroma. Pretty clean, cracker/pale malty, herbal, somewhat grassy flavor. Easy enough to drink but not too exciting.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Meilby (9728) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle 500ml @ home
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, grain and hay. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Body is light to medium, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (9611) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 18, 2012
On draught at the end of the Smithwick’s tour. The beer is a clear golden color with a thin fluffy white head that evaporates steadily. Top ring of lacing with spots underneath. Aroma of grassy hops and malt. Light-bodied with a mildly bitter herbal hops character and malt in the background. The finish is short with a light hops aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (9521) - 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
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (9399) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2014
500ml bottle picked up at my local Prix store. Loose white head to a clear amber coloured body. Mild malt-fruity aroma. Brown malty flavours alongside moments of ginger and leafy hops. Restrained bittersweet tail. Medium to thin bodied. Soft on the swallow. Satisfying (shared with fiends, Tromsø 08.11.2014).

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
arminjewell (8672) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Pour on tap at O’Connells, clear golden  orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of grain, bread, spice into some yeast, touch of earth, hints of orange marmalade. Taste was a mix of orange, grass, some slight bread, biscuit into some grain, slight earth, finishing slightly bitter.


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