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Smithwick's Ale - Smithwick's Brewery / Irish Ale Breweries Ltd

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BA SCORE
77
okay

539 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

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Ratings: 539
Reviews: 296
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 16.32%
Wants: 8
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Smithwick's Brewery / Irish Ale Breweries Ltd
Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 04-16-2002)
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Jason

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2.95/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz brown bottle with no freshness date. Big foamy off white head, good retention. Bright reddish copper in color.

Clean caramel malt aroma, hint of hop and buttery diacetyl.

Water caramel malt palate in a moderate body and medium carbonation. Mild on the hops with not much of a finish other than a lingering toasted grain husk flavor.

Decent at best, taste mass-produced and to light on the palate. Many American brewers make a better Irish style red ale.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2005 21:28:03 | More by Jason
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Smithwick's Ale from Smithwick's Brewery / Irish Ale Breweries Ltd
77 out of 100 based on 539 ratings.