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Smithwick's Superior Irish Ale - Guinness Ltd.

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77 Ratings
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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 13.53%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | 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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mwar

Kentucky

1.75/5  rDev -48.5%

11-12-2013 12:55:25 | More by mwar
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mattszczesiul

New Hampshire

2/5  rDev -41.2%

03-28-2014 20:58:58 | More by mattszczesiul
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Houser

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

02-17-2014 01:49:57 | More by Houser
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gigs015


2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

06-22-2014 19:43:38 | More by gigs015
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Golden32

Alabama

3/5  rDev -11.8%

03-20-2014 15:46:52 | More by Golden32
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TheRealtor

Florida

3/5  rDev -11.8%

04-29-2014 23:37:27 | More by TheRealtor
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.8%

02-28-2014 01:00:41 | More by salthemonster
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Shafaegalo

Texas

3/5  rDev -11.8%

04-02-2014 00:46:30 | More by Shafaegalo
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keywestgourmet

Maryland

3/5  rDev -11.8%

04-12-2013 16:09:40 | More by keywestgourmet
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BDF2000

Virginia

3/5  rDev -11.8%

12-27-2013 14:20:24 | More by BDF2000
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rale

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -11.8%

02-25-2013 14:41:29 | More by rale
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tmzl

Slovenia

3/5  rDev -11.8%

11-21-2013 11:38:18 | More by tmzl
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Bear1964

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -11.8%

11-27-2013 23:56:26 | More by Bear1964
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beernads

Florida

3/5  rDev -11.8%

08-22-2013 12:33:31 | More by beernads
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osant37

New York

3/5  rDev -11.8%

01-19-2014 23:47:43 | More by osant37
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xbrettfavrex

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.8%

11-21-2013 02:50:46 | More by xbrettfavrex
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REY_CORTEZ

New York

3/5  rDev -11.8%

01-24-2014 23:22:49 | More by REY_CORTEZ
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boku56

Nevada

3/5  rDev -11.8%

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

Missouri

3.04/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

12 ounce bottle poured into a glass

Appearance: Pours amber with 2 fingers of off white not quite tan foam. Clear with some carbonation. Foam persists gradually reducing to a thin froth. Nice lacing.

Aroma: Light vanilla with mostly malt on top.

Taste: It tastes pretty much how it smells...malt and kind of sweet without any hop bitterness to speak of.

Mouth Feel: Creamy and smooth with a dry finish.

Overall: An okay Irish red ale. Certainly would have it again but if I have other choices this would probably be passed up.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2014 01:52:57 | More by Bierwolf
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beer2day

North Carolina

3.05/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Deep red color with dark streaks running through. Darker cream head, 2 fingers worth, with nice retention but lacking in lace.

Nose is weak. Get a light caramel malt intertwined with very faint strawberry licorice. Some light citrus and a faint whiff of booze round things out. Just too little to grab one's attention, though.

Very mild flavor. Lemon-infused iced tea comes to mind. Get a stiffer shot of strawberry licorice in the finish. Fairly refreshing on a hot day, though.

Feel is unremarkable, but for 3.8% abv I was not expecting much.

Overall, one to seek out in Ireland if the temperature gets above 18.

Serving type: can

08-15-2012 01:06:54 | More by beer2day
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rarbring

Sweden

3.13/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A clear ruby ale with a compact off-white head leaving some lacing, but small curtains.

Smelling weak of bread, nuts, some grass and pears.

A sweet bread start, some red apples and walnuts.

Medium high carbonation, rather refreshing texture, a small body and a light dry finish.

A light beer, and a bit boring-

Serving type: nitro-tap

09-18-2012 19:32:10 | More by rarbring
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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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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

09-11-2013 14:43:51 | More by williamjbauer
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schoon

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

09-04-2013 23:48:21 | More by schoon
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DMarlinJ

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

01-13-2014 03:17:55 | More by DMarlinJ
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Smithwick's Superior Irish Ale from Guinness Ltd.
78 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.