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Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale - Guinness Ltd.

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2,129 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,129
Reviews: 735
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.99%
Wants: 21
Gots: 89 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Was looking for Killian's but found this instead. Here goes:

A: My favorite thing about the beer. Ruby red and see-through; perfectly clear, in fact. I poured it properly and got a nice foamy head that took minutes to recede. Good lacing.

S: Smells like a cheap English pale ale. Detect some amber malt and maybe a faint smattering on English hops, but not much else.

T: OK, not as good as Killian's, though. Wish there was more of a malt character like other Irish red ales. Very light and drinkable, but there's not much going on in the beer. Some amber malt, minimum hop character.

M: Medium carbonation. Doesn't go down as smoothly as I thought it would judging by the appearance, though.

O: An OK beer with little character. Drinkable but disappointing.

Serving type: bottle

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3/5  rDev -13.5%
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This was an okay beer. I poured a Dale's pale ale through it and it tasted better. Tell you a story about this, my brother was in Ireland and his wife ordered a Guiness draught. When it came my brother's turn he said he would like a Smithwick's draught. The publican looked at my brother then at his wife and said, "so the wife is having the Man's beer and himself is having the Lady Guiness." That about sums it up.

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Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale from Guinness Ltd.
79 out of 100 based on 2,129 ratings.