Smithwick's Superior Irish Ale | Guinness Ltd.

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Smithwick's Superior Irish AleSmithwick's Superior 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 kojevergas on 09-28-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
185
Reviews:
29
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
14.16%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
97
For Trade:
0
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Had this from a 12oz. bottle on Block Island.

This beer has an orange-red color. A lighter bodied version of the classic Red.
The head, almost completely white. The aroma doesn't have a great deal of strength to it, nor should it. This one goes a little too weak, though. The flavor brings out more, a nice base of caramel and toast with herbal leaf, a mineral note, and a little buttery biscuit.
The feel is about spot-on, herbal and mineral notes showing up in a semi-dry body as sweetness works to tone down the hard water element. It's crisp all the way and fairly smooth but boring. A session ale for sure.

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Smithwick's Superior Irish Ale from Guinness Ltd.
3.53 out of 5 based on 185 ratings.
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