Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale | Guinness Ltd.

Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish AleSmithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale
BA SCORE
3.45/5
2,759 Ratings
Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish AleSmithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.
Ireland
guinness.com

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Mebuzzard on 04-01-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,534
Reviews:
806
Ratings:
2,759
pDev:
15.07%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
52
Gots:
528
Trade:
1
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

From a bottle into a lager glass .Pours a dark cherry red with a two and a half finger head. The smell is of sweet candy. Lots of sweet candy. Unfortunately, The taste is of agave and tequila. I hate tequila, thus and so why it is getting the current rating that it is getting from me. The mouthfeel opens up nothing else, Just more agave and tequila. Sweet, Yes, Drinkable, Perhaps, Bad tasting? depends on whether or not you can drink Cuervo. The only beer I have had that tastes like it should be made into a liqueur, Or better yet, A tequila. I'd avoid, But I got the bottle for free, So no true complaints. Overall, A 2..

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Basically, nothing really stands out about this offering. It is drinkable and sessionable. Certainly, it is far preferable to the light yellow corn and rice slop that some people call beer. But that's the best I can do for a compliment.

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Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 3.45 out of 5 with 2,759 ratings
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