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Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale - Guinness Ltd.

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2,176 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,176
Reviews: 735
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 15.03%
Wants: 22
Gots: 107 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd. visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mebuzzard on 04-01-2006)
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1/5  rDev -71.1%

05-05-2012 01:27:25 | More by trioxin
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spoonhawk

Iowa

1/5  rDev -71.1%

11-28-2013 15:14:37 | More by spoonhawk
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Georgia

1/5  rDev -71.1%

01-24-2012 08:15:31 | More by bmcduff2
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Vermont

1/5  rDev -71.1%

03-13-2013 23:46:11 | More by chippo33
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OdinMcHaggis


1.1/5  rDev -68.2%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Received as a gift and I popped a top. The bottle appearance is unimpressive, who the hell is Smithwick, but it does say Guinness which I find decent. Smell, faint sweetness. Taste, bad hops and metallic brewing vessel, long finish with a bad aftertaste. Mouthfeel, thin but decent carbonation. Overall this beer sucks, I gave it a three on appearance because it is a bottle of beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2013 01:04:27 | More by OdinMcHaggis
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ajzy

Wisconsin

1.5/5  rDev -56.6%

05-26-2013 01:23:51 | More by ajzy
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mrjbrown27

South Dakota

1.5/5  rDev -56.6%

06-01-2014 20:18:51 | More by mrjbrown27
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robertjskelton

Alabama

1.5/5  rDev -56.6%

07-26-2014 16:40:53 | More by robertjskelton
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lukeoberm963

Michigan

1.7/5  rDev -50.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Poured a nice soft two-finger head that did not retain for very long. The bubbles rushed to the top which showed me that this beer is probably going to be over carbonated and lose its head fast.
Sure enough the head has diminished just as fast as I poured the beer. The smell of the beer reminds me of a macro amber or brown ale. There is some corn smell to it.
The taste is kind of malty with some chocolaty roastedness to it. But there is not enough of it to satisfy. There is a bit of citrus hops in there, but they are mostly tasted after the beer has been swallowed, mostly just a nasty bitterness in the corners of your mouth.
The mouthfeel is NOT good. Way too carbonated. I guess I was expecting a little bit of more smoothness to it, but the carbonation destroys any possibility of that. A nitro widget would help maybe.
Very mediocre and not worth what I paid for a six pack.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2009 18:03:00 | More by lukeoberm963
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Ohio

1.75/5  rDev -49.4%

03-25-2013 04:21:02 | More by speedvagen
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Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -49.4%

01-29-2013 08:37:21 | More by KillaB
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New Jersey

1.75/5  rDev -49.4%

05-20-2013 02:00:56 | More by SpAiReArGsEonNE
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Virginia

1.75/5  rDev -49.4%

03-17-2014 18:58:28 | More by Sonofalime
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Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -49.4%

05-01-2014 19:47:49 | More by Durandal_777
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SopwithCamel18

Michigan

2/5  rDev -42.2%

02-02-2012 05:58:15 | More by SopwithCamel18
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zoso1967

Michigan

2/5  rDev -42.2%

03-25-2012 21:26:39 | More by zoso1967
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jbriggs7

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -42.2%

07-09-2014 17:19:55 | More by jbriggs7
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Maryland

2/5  rDev -42.2%

01-26-2012 20:38:36 | More by everlong353
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New York

2/5  rDev -42.2%

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Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -42.2%

02-22-2013 03:46:23 | More by SaintClock
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Oregon

2/5  rDev -42.2%

04-17-2012 04:57:30 | More by Chou
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garyford

Texas

2/5  rDev -42.2%

02-15-2012 21:52:44 | More by garyford
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Miami66

Nebraska

2/5  rDev -42.2%

03-09-2014 16:08:31 | More by Miami66
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mnixon86

Ireland

2/5  rDev -42.2%

01-02-2012 23:19:33 | More by mnixon86
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TheBeerdedCharmer

New York

2/5  rDev -42.2%

02-08-2014 01:53:59 | More by TheBeerdedCharmer
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Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale from Guinness Ltd.
79 out of 100 based on 2,176 ratings.