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Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale - Guinness Ltd.

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2,161 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,161
Reviews: 735
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 15.03%
Wants: 22
Gots: 100 | 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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dmmcgove

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +15.6%

12-30-2011 22:52:29 | More by dmmcgove
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mdmoore

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -13.3%

12-30-2011 16:56:51 | More by mdmoore
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cdwil

Texas

3/5  rDev -13.3%

12-30-2011 14:11:22 | More by cdwil
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montauk7

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

12-30-2011 04:49:19 | More by montauk7
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Antnyd82

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

12-29-2011 23:51:11 | More by Antnyd82
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BrewtalAlement

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

12-29-2011 18:15:23 | More by BrewtalAlement
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I tried Smithwick's irish red at the Tilted Kilt today...good beer and good service. The beer pours a deep clear amber with white head that left some lacing on the glass. The smell was fairly simple, malt. The taste was a decent malt based beer that had subtle hop to help clear the pallet. The mouthfeel was a nice medium body with good carbonation. Overall it is a decent beer.

Serving type: on-tap

12-29-2011 03:27:07 | More by WoodBrew
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damuts222

Illinois

3/5  rDev -13.3%

12-29-2011 00:45:42 | More by damuts222
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BucannonXC5

California

3.95/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a draft into a 20-oz. imperial glass at Hooley’s in La Mesa, Calif. Color was dark red, kind of brownish. About an inch of head. Caramel chocolate lacing on the top. Good looking film on the sides that stayed throughout.

I had to work for the smell, but I got some fruity aromas. Cherry and apple led the way.

Really didn’t taste like the nose indicated. Tasted toffee, nutty and roasty malts.

Light body. Average carbonation. Smooth and roasty finish.

I surprising enjoyed this beer a lot. Just a smooth, roasty beer.

Serving type: on-tap

12-28-2011 09:47:15 | More by BucannonXC5
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cthulhujr

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +15.6%

12-28-2011 03:43:19 | More by cthulhujr
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MouldyCrow

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.3%

12-27-2011 20:02:08 | More by MouldyCrow
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jboles5472

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

12-25-2011 23:53:47 | More by jboles5472
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On Tap

Appearance - Clear brown colour with a large frothy off-white head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some good lacing. The head lasted for over 5 minutes or so.

Smell - Malts, dark fruits, roasted/toasted notes

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, nuts, and some raisins. There is also a slight amount of a woodiness and a touch of spice. It ends with a malty slightly bitter aftertaste.

Overall - An above average highly sessionable beer that is a better option than most of the beers available to me locally. It hit the spot and I'll order it again.

Serving type: on-tap

12-25-2011 18:05:04 | More by spinrsx
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MsRif

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

12-24-2011 16:46:10 | More by MsRif
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jophish17

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

12-24-2011 11:40:17 | More by jophish17
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.68/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

one of the better large scale imports. pours deep amber in color with a fluffy white head. smells like a cross between a guinness and a bass, malty and roasty and defiantly english in nature, although its not made in england. flavor is very well balanced, drinkable for its color, and fairly priced. finish is a bit dry, but it adds an appealing character to this brew. one of my favorite beers to take on the golf course

Serving type: on-tap

12-23-2011 23:42:13 | More by StonedTrippin
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weerezboy

Washington

4/5  rDev +15.6%

12-22-2011 23:47:22 | More by weerezboy
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jaltland

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

12-22-2011 20:09:27 | More by jaltland
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rapayn01

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

12-22-2011 19:16:48 | More by rapayn01
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ericwilson54

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +15.6%

12-21-2011 15:34:40 | More by ericwilson54
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Profane

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +15.6%

12-21-2011 13:45:34 | More by Profane
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jaxray8

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

12-20-2011 16:45:02 | More by jaxray8
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bigeyedfish89

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

12-19-2011 19:28:53 | More by bigeyedfish89
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rwrk42

New Jersey

3.1/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours an amber reddish color with some nice head
Smell: Nice smell of sweet caramel malt. Typicaly irish ale smell.
Taste: Nice taste with a good caramel malt flavor. Finishes nice with a good balance. Very smooth, a bit sweet and very lightly hopped
A decent Irish Red

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2011 03:00:09 | More by rwrk42
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11millsown113

New Hampshire

2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

12-18-2011 15:01:03 | More by 11millsown113
Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale from Guinness Ltd.
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