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:
No notes at this time.

Added by Eramen on 10-14-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
179
Reviews:
32
Avg:
3.41
pDev:
14.66%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
47
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Photo of jpuetz
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeccaH
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of grahuba
3.32/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MarvinSnyder
4.23/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had this beer watching the FA Cup in Virginia Beach!

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Photo of Dave_Treat
3.23/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LS2
3.48/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MattMorin
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of drummerdwzp
3.03/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of AlexAfonin
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Richie71
3.94/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Greasy
3.43/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jaydoc
2.91/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Hohnbaum
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Fatehunter
2.61/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a half finger of head on a clear golden body.
The aroma is mild, dry grain.
The taste is mild overall: honey and a little metallic bitterness.
The texture is crisp and fizzy.
Not that great.

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Photo of BoljaBoy52
3.58/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HoppyBastard
3.05/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 14.9 ounce can into a Shaker pint glass, there is no "best by" date that I can find.

APPEARANCE: pours a slightly hazy, golden color with less than one-finger off-white head that quickly dissipated into a thin broken layer of bubbles, there was some lacing on the glass, slightly less than average carbonation.

SMELL: assertive smell of sweet caramel, flowers and bread.

TASTE: the taste follows the nose, sweet caramel, bread and then a mildly bitter hop profile in the English style.

PALATE: medium body, somewhat creamy, slightly less than average carbonation.

OVERALL: this is a malt forward beer, I would have liked it better with a more assertive hop profile, I enjoyed this beer but would probably not seek it out as there are better beers to be had for less money.

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Photo of ant1
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fettpopps
4.5/5  rDev +32%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of misternebbie
3.58/5  rDev +5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JaimeLondon
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WillWillows
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lodisgrisen
4.2/5  rDev +23.2%

Photo of double2chin
3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of ShaneHarris
3/5  rDev -12%

Photo of zkoehn
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Smithwick's Pale Ale from Guinness Ltd.
3.41 out of 5 based on 179 ratings.
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