Smithwick's Irish Ale

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Type: Irish Red Ale
  • Brewed by: Diageo
  • Availability: Year-Round
  • Additional beer information
  • Region Available: Canada , Denmark , Ireland , Netherlands , Poland , Slovenia , USA
  • Aroma: Hoppy
  • Aroma Description: Light
  • Serve at Temperature: Cold
  • Container: Steins and Krugs
  • Website: http://www.smithwicks.ie/
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  • 121 
  • 4.4/5 
  • 4.50% 
  • 896/3686 
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"Smithwick’s is Ireland's favourite ale, from a tradition of ale brewing founded in 1710.  Reading about Smithwick’s is however no substitute for its personal enjoyment: Discover Smithwick's today!"

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Reviews: 6

  • Sep 25, 2011
    JimBeam1983 (152)Rank: Beer Explorer
    3
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    Very good Irish ale with a hint of coffee and butterscotch. A very subtle nose and no after taste. A bit hard to find in Qu├ębec but it's worth the effort.
  • Mar 30, 2011
    WookieeFart (3)Rank: Beer Novice
    4.4
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    This is my daily go to. It has a wonderful heavier taste with a surprisingly light after taste and feel. This one is made to be shared with friends. A great beer to introduce to your friends with poor taste in beer.
  • Jan 22, 2011
    rfairlane (1)Rank: Beer Novice
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    Great drinkability! This is the beer you bring out when your friends come over that only drink bud light. They will like this alot better! or die of thirst!
  • Sep 3, 2009
    HawaiiInebriati (6)Rank: Beer Novice
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    One of my favorite ales. It is a rich full-bodied ale with about half the 'thickness' of Guinness. I don't recommend drinking this (or any other dark ale) directly from the bottle. But poured into a glass, you get a nice head that lasts most of the drink.
  • Jul 24, 2009
    Waltwvu (56)Rank: Beer AmateurGroup: MD Brewers
    4.8
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    One of my favorie irish beers. Easy to drink and full of flavor. I like mine topped off with a Guiness head to create a creamy frothy brew