Smithwick’s Nitro. Its rich, satisfying taste has earned it five gold medals in the famous Monde Selection Beer Tasting Competition. Smithwick’s is Ireland’s number one ale. Smithwick’s is produced using the finest hops and special roasted, malted barley.Click to see full answer. Accordingly, what is the alcohol content of smithwicks?The alcohol content in traditional Smithwick’s is 3.8%, while Smithwick’s Pale Ale comes in at 4.5%. Brewed in individual batches using aromatic Amarillo hops – only the finest, we’re told – 100% pale ale malt and Smithwick’s yeast, it looks more like a dark lager. how do you pronounce smithwicks? Smithwick’s is an Irish beer, not English, so don’t be an eejit; say it right: “Smih-dicks”… Not “Smith-Wicks”. Similarly one may ask, what is Smithwicks and Guinness called? Guinness + Smithwicks = Blacksmith. Guinness + Newcastle = Black Castle. Guinness + Strongbow Cider = Black Velvet. Guinness + Hard Cider = Snakebite.Is smithwicks made by Guinness?Smithwick’s was purchased from Walter Smithwick in 1965 by Guinness and is now, along with Guinness, part of Diageo. Production in the Kilkenny brewery finished on 31 December 2013 and Smithwick’s brands are now produced in the Diageo St. James’s Gate brewery in Dublin.