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Samuel Smith's Organic Cherry Fruit Beer - Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

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Samuel Smith's Organic Cherry Fruit BeerSamuel Smith's Organic Cherry Fruit Beer

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BA SCORE
86
very good

325 Ratings
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Ratings: 325
Reviews: 139
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.91%
Wants: 10
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mdagnew on 06-25-2007)
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4/5  rDev +5%

casualfan, Feb 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Scooter131313, Feb 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%

Sinophile, Feb 09, 2013
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4.66/5  rDev +22.3%

A - Pours a bright cherry red color with a thin white head. Pleasant to the eye.

S - Cherry and malt notes with a faint tartness, perhaps honey or citric notes.

T - Tastes like a Tootsie Pop, but not so overwhelming; malt and citric flavors are present and quite pleasant.

M - Pleasant carbonation and tartness; you could drink a whole four pack of these and still want some more thanks to the little ABV it has.

Overall, a good fruit beer, tastier than other fruit beers I've had, but still not on the top of my list; would definitely recommend it, and search similar beers because Samuel Smith does not disappoint.

Pexkool, Feb 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%

MaxH, Jan 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%

GoodyGoodman, Jan 21, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

ILiveOffHops, Jan 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%

discdueler, Jan 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

hilgart1, Jan 12, 2013
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4.1/5  rDev +7.6%

This pours a medium red color with an off-white head. There is a rich cherry aroma. The taste is rich, sweet, and delicious. While the texture could be a little thicker, there is a fairly decent cherry flavor throughout with a finish that reminds me of cherry Robitussin from my childhood. Pretty decent stuff!

Lemke10, Jan 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Crow153248, Dec 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5%

JGaudio, Dec 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.3%

csurowiec, Dec 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

ReefRunner, Dec 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

JKAllen, Dec 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

stereosforgeeks, Dec 17, 2012
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3.58/5  rDev -6%

Poured from an 18 ounce bottle into a Samuel Smith's pint glass.

A- Reddish-brown with a thick, pinkish-white head. Lots of lacing on the glass.

S- I caught some floral hoppy notes but mostly cherry juice.

T- This kinda shifted around. For most of the pint I got cherry juice, with some medicinal cough syrup bitterness at the end of some sips. Some sips I got the flavor of cherry pie.

M- Thin and carbonated.

O- This was a strange, kind of like cherry soda for the most part. It wasn't bad but this isn't something I would drink very often.

Derranged, Dec 17, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

jumbopanda, Dec 16, 2012
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4.1/5  rDev +7.6%

Picked this up from a local BevMo as an impulse buy while searching for barleywines. The label is attractive with an Olde English feel. This beer was very different than what I am used to in a beer! The appearance is a medium ruby color; it poured with a pink head that dissapeared quickly, leaving a nice web of lacing on my tasting glass. It smelled of candied cherries; tart and sweet with no hop or grain aromas detected. The taste followed the nose; sweet and tart, not quite a sour beer but enough acidic qualities to give me a very slight mouth pucker. It was medium-thin in the mouthfeel with a good level; of carbonation. I enjoyed drinking this and it is a very good example of how a fruit beer should be done. I sum it up as an almost-sour beer...

Aaron_Ramson, Dec 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

ChicagoNick, Dec 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5%

Liquoric3, Dec 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Garrett092112, Dec 01, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -40.9%

Jamesthebrit, Nov 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

TerryB, Nov 20, 2012
Samuel Smith's Organic Cherry Fruit Beer from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
86 out of 100 based on 325 ratings.