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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

321 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 321
Reviews: 138
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.95%
Wants: 10
Gots: 13 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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Ohio

5/5  rDev +31.6%

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Missouri

5/5  rDev +31.6%

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Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

06-05-2014 00:57:33 | More by bubseymour
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seavercm

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-21-2014 13:43:01 | More by seavercm
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.56/5  rDev -6.3%

From the 550 ml. embossed bottle. Sampled on May 15, 2014.

It poured a slight cloudy reddish-amber with a decent beige head that fades after a few moments. It has a nice beer appearance.

Tart cherries and cherry juice are the most abundant scent on the nose but at the same time I do clearly pick up a little yeast and malt in the background.

The mouthfeel is in the medium range but it is heavier than I expected it to be. Smooth too.

Cherry fruit flavors with a tart finale. Cherries are one of my favorite fruits so unlike some fruit beers I have a higher tolerance for cherry beers. It was a welcome beverage on a warm night like tonight.

05-15-2014 23:02:30 | More by puboflyons
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sonnydeezy

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-05-2014 00:06:59 | More by sonnydeezy
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Jules11788

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

04-25-2014 21:40:03 | More by Jules11788
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kmahe

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

04-18-2014 10:48:59 | More by kmahe
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4.7/5  rDev +23.7%

Picked this one up because Samuel Smith seems to be my favorite brewery and I also tend to like fruit beers, and I had not tried this one yet. Plus, it was priced at $3.44 for 550, perfect. Great looking beer with the dark color and an interesting pinkish head, result of the cherry I am sure. Smells more cherry than beer, which isn't all bad. Taste is similar to the smell, more of a cherry juice than beer, but absolutely delicious. Absolutely perfect with salsa and chips. I really like this a lot and at that price I am going to swing by and grab a few more to keep in the fridge for hot days when I want a beer, and sweet. It will be an alternative to their organic chocolate as desert beer. Plus, at that cost it is a great value. If you like fruit beer you will love this, if not, then still worth a try I would think.

04-17-2014 00:52:17 | More by JamieDuncan
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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-13-2014 14:03:42 | More by KindaFondaGoozah
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California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-12-2014 02:51:13 | More by RoyFokker
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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Alaska

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

04-07-2014 20:42:08 | More by harpus
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Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

03-23-2014 14:49:37 | More by swgwilt
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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South Carolina

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JMScowcroft

Vermont

4.21/5  rDev +10.8%

Samuel Smith - Samuel Smith's Organic Cherry Fruit Beer, poured into a Lawson's tulip.

Look - Pours a hazy dark pink/ruby with a small pinkish white foamy head that dissipates quickly. Some lacing. This resembles many of the fruit lambics I have had, in a good way.

Smell - Sweet and tart cherry with a touch of booze, at least I can tell it's going to have a "beerishness" to it.

Taste - Tart and full cherry flavor, super concentrated, truly a cherry ale!

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied with low carbonation. Rests tart, a sipper but quite tasty.

Overall - This is terrific, no artificial BS here. It's certainly a heavy brew, not really light and refreshing, but it definitely captures real cherry flavor and presents it quite well.

03-06-2014 16:18:40 | More by JMScowcroft
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China

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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Samuel Smith's Organic Cherry Fruit Beer from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
86 out of 100 based on 321 ratings.