Smithwick's Ale | Smithwick's Brewery / Irish Ale Breweries Ltd

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711 Ratings
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Smithwick's AleSmithwick's Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Smithwick's Brewery / Irish Ale Breweries Ltd
Ireland

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 04-16-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
711
Reviews:
312
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
15.88%
 
 
Wants:
19
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111
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Blair09
3.04/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of risenz
2.96/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Zylod
3.42/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
2.41/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of TheDogHouse
3.21/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Bruno74200
2.98/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of stevoj
2.65/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Nice pour, creamy thick head. All else lacking, kind of weak and watery, unimpressive, tasteless. Now I know why they mix with this Guinness in the Derry pints.

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Photo of firkingroovin
2.92/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Dwinslow15
3.48/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.2/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of quang_dam
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nyrangersgrrl
3.14/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of greenday_bjh
3.59/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FLBeerGuy
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LongHaulCrawler
3.61/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BEER88
3.14/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Docrock
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jeffdr123
3.4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Drank from draft at Shannon's Irsih Pub in Glen Ellyn, IL. Great pub. OK beer. Looks nice with a short head that lingers. Not much smell to it. Sweet malty taste. A little boring. If sweet tea were carbonated, it would taste a little like this.

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Photo of DoubleMalt
3.26/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MJSJr
3.51/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of baseball636
3.06/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of papat444
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Photo of erconn0r
4.02/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Drank when I was in the West of Ireland. Noted it tasted better in different pubs. When carbonation was lower, could taste the maltiness better.. & this was when I enjoyed it best. Great session beer...

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Photo of dankabier1
2.94/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Noooddle
3.84/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Smithwick's Ale from Smithwick's Brewery / Irish Ale Breweries Ltd
3.4 out of 5 based on 711 ratings.
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