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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: 165   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.


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
dougynova (4) - Memphis, Tennessee, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Quite good. Smooth and easy to lose oneself in. Give it a go if you see it on tap anywhere.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
sawyerpc15 (42) - Bowser, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 27, 2016
I was disappointed as I thought it would be a hearty pale ale that would rival the craft brews, it was good but not great.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NallePalle (445) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2016
Draught @ O’Connor’s, Uppsala. Surprisingly weak, little features in aroma, no particular finish, etc.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (3170) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2016
Bottle. hazy golden with a medium white head. fruity and herbal tones. Fruit, malt, herbs and hops. Medium to ligth body with a balanced finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (2469) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2016
Tap. Pours a light clear brown colour with a tight white head , aroma is light and malty, the taste is medium bitterness with a dry bitter finish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dazz3 (1797) - Hallsberg, SWEDEN - JUN 4, 2016
Bottled. Pours golden with a big white head. Smells and tastes bread malty and boiled vegetables.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (1234) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JUN 1, 2016
Poured from the tap. The appearance is a clear light brown color with a large white head. The aroma is full of grains and has a slight sweet scent. The taste is a very good blended grain flavor.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (24607) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 26, 2016
Draught@Gastropub by Carlsberg (Arlanda Airport, Stockholm). Orangeish amber colour, small creamy head. Aroma is grass, some grains, sweet malts and mild toffee. Flavour is floral, muld wood, some herbal and wooden notes. Semicreamy palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kustie (739) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 18, 2016
Tap@arlanda airport. Golden color with white head. Aroma has citrus and some sweet malt. Taste is malty with somewhat bitter and a bit sweet aftertaste. Flavors of malt, grapefruit.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nonshaugen (371) - Fetsund, NORWAY - APR 13, 2016
50 cl bottle. Dark golden amber, one finger white head, low carbonation. Aroma is sweet malts and fruity hops. Lively / fizzy mouthfeel from the carbonation, Flavours are mainly sweet bready malts with some fruityness from the hops. Sessionable, but not a "great" beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenkiGonzo (988) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 12, 2016
Draught at Muskerry Arms, Blarney. Clear gold with a lasting fine head. Minimal sweet malt aroma. Some hops come through in the taste. Ligt and refreshing all the same.


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