Smithwick's Pale Ale | Guinness Ltd.

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Smithwick's Pale AleSmithwick's Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.
Ireland
guinness.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Eramen on 10-14-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,140
Reviews:
32
Ratings:
180
pDev:
14.63%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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4
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Photo of DerwinWentworth
3.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Silke_Neryn
3.48/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of briandschorr
3.54/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

For a pale ale, this is a decent beer. The color is a hazy gold with an off-white head that quickly dissipates. The lacing on the glass is decent and the carbonation is not great. The nose is a caramel adventure. Some I have worked with also mentioned a bready nose mixed with flora. The taste follows the nose an Englishesque hop experience. The malt tends to overpower the hops but for me that is acceptable because I tend to not like hops being so strong.

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Photo of ZachT
3.91/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VictoriaTyagunova
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of elamb106
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Oidmoe
3.27/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bammer21
3.36/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BenBreeg
3.58/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beergorrilla
3.12/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of npendres
2.86/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Beerman1977
3.1/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of mikr
2/5  rDev -40.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.21/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of -chii-
3.1/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hopmashian
4.59/5  rDev +37%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this at Sheenans in Dublin on draught. Love at first taste. I've not had the bottle. Had it again at Murphy's in Killarney. Still creamy with a crisp hop underneath. I'll be on the lookout for this again in Bunratty.

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Photo of zachthelaxer93
4.19/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of northcoastwolf
3.33/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cbcrunch
3.48/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ozveldo
3.32/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BabaBeer
3.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LongHaulCrawler
3.56/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BEER88
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cleve1212
3/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of redsoxjim
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Smithwick's Pale Ale from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 3.35 out of 5 with 180 ratings
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