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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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very good

326 Ratings
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Ratings: 326
Reviews: 139
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.65%
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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Photo of TaySuth
3.48/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Dark cherry red in color with a thin pink head comprised of small and large bubbles. No lacing to speak of.

Smell: One hit wonder but it is quite a nice aroma. Very natural cherry aroma. Not much more to say (or smell).

Taste: Another single standout but it is very enjoyable. Strong cherry flavor that tastes very natural which is nice comparable to some of the other fruit beers that steer toward an artificial essence.

Mouthfeel: Highly carbonated with a light to medium body. Feels good, real good.

Overall: A very simple but highly enjoyable fruit beer. Simple but nice to drink.

TaySuth, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of casualfan
4/5  rDev +5%

casualfan, Feb 15, 2013
Photo of Scooter131313
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Scooter131313, Feb 10, 2013
Photo of Sinophile
4/5  rDev +5%

Sinophile, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of Pexkool
4.66/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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
Photo of MaxH
4/5  rDev +5%

MaxH, Jan 29, 2013
Photo of GoodyGoodman
4/5  rDev +5%

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

ILiveOffHops, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of discdueler
4/5  rDev +5%

discdueler, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of hilgart1
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

hilgart1, Jan 12, 2013
Photo of Lemke10
4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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
Photo of Crow153248
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Crow153248, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of JGaudio
4/5  rDev +5%

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

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

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

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

stereosforgeeks, Dec 17, 2012
Photo of Derranged
3.58/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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
Photo of jumbopanda
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

jumbopanda, Dec 16, 2012
Photo of Aaron_Ramson
4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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
Photo of Garrett092112
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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

Jamesthebrit, Nov 25, 2012
Photo of TerryB
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 326 ratings.