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Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale - Guinness Ltd.

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2,224 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,224
Reviews: 736
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 15.03%
Wants: 22
Gots: 137 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Mebuzzard on 04-01-2006)
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Since everyone else has described the flavor (which is all highly subjective), this is the "go-to" beer in my household. It's smooth and light and just an all-around solid Irish ale.

When I brew my Irish ale, this is the benchmark I use.

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This is one of my favorite beers hands down.

The color is light brown and very clear. When poured it left a good 1.5" head that stuck around for quite a while and laced the glass nicely.

Smells great, like baked bread, somewhat malty, sweet.

Wonderful tasting beer. It has a very balanced taste roasty and malty and very comforting.

This beer is not too thick but also not too weak. It's got great carbonation and it's very smooth going down.

I could and have drank these all night long. No problem. In fact my picture is from Halloween three years ago where I was drinking pitchers of Smithwicks by myself. The wait to get a beer from the bar was half an hour long so when we got up there we would just order pitchers for ourselves and drink straight out of those. Needless to say it was a messy way to drink. But a fun one.

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One of my favorites
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Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale from Guinness Ltd.
79 out of 100 based on 2,224 ratings.