Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale | Guinness Ltd.

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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
Ratings:
2,743
Reviews:
802
Avg:
3.48
pDev:
14.94%
 
 
Wants:
50
Gots:
509
For Trade:
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from session notes.

Presents a single finger of head with heavy lacing on top of a standard amber with great clarity. Smells initially of a fruity ale yeast esters but it is short-lived, eventually settles down into a normal biscuit malt aroma. Flavor is a grainy and biscuit malt base with an creeping rise of diacetyl butter in the finish, texture is light, crisp and fresh. I cannot find any significant hopping character in either the flavor or aroma, and this is fresh from the tap!! If only the level of butter was reigned in slightly, and some kind of significant hopping accent were present, this one would have been pretty great.

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Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale from Guinness Ltd.
3.48 out of 5 based on 2,743 ratings.
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