Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale | Guinness Ltd.

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Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish AleSmithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Mebuzzard on 04-01-2006

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Red ale with decent head retention. very clear and plenty of carbonation.

S: Slight waffle syrup with caramel notes. The alcohol comes through in the smell somehow.

T: bitter more than sweet, and plenty of dry hoppy flavor.

M: very dry and slightly soapy in the wash.

Quaffable but only for the right price.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Clear, deep reddish-brown, with a large, cream-colored head, which retains fairly well. Thick Belgian-like lacing adorns hte glass walls. The carbonation is moderate, with some small streams of slow-rising bubbles.

Aroma: Lots of toasted malts, dark bread, and caramel. The hops are rather faint.

Taste: Lots of roasted malt at the open, followed by a little caramel and toffee. As the taste progresses, it segues towards dark bread. There is a slight burnt note at the finish, and a very restrained herbal hop note.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, pleasant.

Drinkability/notes: A pleasant example, would make a nice session beer, although its a little pricey at $7.99 a six-pack.

Presentation: Packaged in a custom twelve-ounce brown glass long-neck bottle with a pry-off crown, served in a standard Pilsener glass.

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Smithwick's Imported Premium Irish Ale from Guinness Ltd.
3.48 out of 5 based on 2,745 ratings.
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