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Smithwick's Superior Irish Ale - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
78
okay

92 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 92
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 14.41%
Wants: 6
Gots: 15 | 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: kojevergas on 09-28-2010)
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CtheGeneral99

New York

5/5  rDev +47.1%

08-22-2014 16:23:57 | More by CtheGeneral99
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rpbisaillon

New York

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

08-16-2014 22:09:31 | More by rpbisaillon
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BeckySherman

Texas

2.8/5  rDev -17.6%

08-14-2014 23:28:05 | More by BeckySherman
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ExtraStout

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -11.8%

Had this from a 12oz. bottle on Block Island.

This beer has an orange-red color. A lighter bodied version of the classic Red.
The head, almost completely white. The aroma doesn't have a great deal of strength to it, nor should it. This one goes a little too weak, though. The flavor brings out more, a nice base of caramel and toast with herbal leaf, a mineral note, and a little buttery biscuit.
The feel is about spot-on, herbal and mineral notes showing up in a semi-dry body as sweetness works to tone down the hard water element. It's crisp all the way and fairly smooth but boring. A session ale for sure.

08-12-2014 19:26:39 | More by ExtraStout
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scottvanbelois

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

08-11-2014 02:05:12 | More by scottvanbelois
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Jaemoe


4/5  rDev +17.6%

08-08-2014 03:17:16 | More by Jaemoe
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Westyn

Texas

3/5  rDev -11.8%

07-31-2014 19:34:08 | More by Westyn
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StaggerRollRoll

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-29-2014 23:50:26 | More by StaggerRollRoll
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pep

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

07-24-2014 05:21:45 | More by pep
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rcatalano

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -11.8%

07-23-2014 16:43:30 | More by rcatalano
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duceswild

Maryland

2.25/5  rDev -33.8%

07-21-2014 16:47:03 | More by duceswild
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EricKelly386


3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-21-2014 00:07:40 | More by EricKelly386
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Steven1024

California

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-20-2014 19:07:39 | More by Steven1024
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andyjeigh

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +17.6%

07-20-2014 06:30:16 | More by andyjeigh
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jgiordano88

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

07-19-2014 18:20:23 | More by jgiordano88
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scootny

New York

3.34/5  rDev -1.8%

What a good looking beer. Huge off white head that leaves tons of lace everywhere. Slow fade leaves a nice covering. Smell is a bit of a letdown. I have to swirl the glass to get the malts to show. When I do I get light caramel and toasted grains. Grassy hops, floral notes, and grain husk. Taste starts with typical Irish red profile of a malt front, flowing into a mineral based tanginess. Malt is a bit light but offers up lightly toasted grains and whole grain bread crust. Some mild nuttiness. Hops are earthly and mild. Dry mildly astringent make for a clean finish with a tea like trace on lingering. Feel is somewhat substantive with enough weight to keep it from the watery grave that has found Harp. A coarsely creamy carbonation make it an enjoyable swallow. A decent brew but it had lost its way like Harp. It has suffered less but nonetheless has turned into a shadow of the full bodied ale it once was. Having said that it still has something to offer and is a step up from the BMC crowd.

07-10-2014 05:43:23 | More by scootny
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Squacher

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

07-06-2014 23:44:27 | More by Squacher
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boku56

Nevada

3/5  rDev -11.8%

07-05-2014 03:01:21 | More by boku56
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Tivlavrie

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

07-01-2014 02:17:24 | More by Tivlavrie
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GlendonTT

Alberta (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

06-24-2014 02:11:12 | More by GlendonTT
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Filler83

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +25%

06-24-2014 01:46:34 | More by Filler83
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gigs015


2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

06-22-2014 19:43:38 | More by gigs015
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HoppySeb

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

06-09-2014 18:55:56 | More by HoppySeb
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Glanzman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +17.6%

06-02-2014 16:38:43 | More by Glanzman
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syndelee

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

05-21-2014 22:55:02 | More by syndelee
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Smithwick's Superior Irish Ale from Guinness Ltd.
78 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.