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Samuel Smith's Old Brewery Bitter - Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

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55 Ratings
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Ratings: 55
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 14.63%
Wants: 3
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  3.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-10-2002)
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

On cask in Stamford. Very smooth. Distinct fruity taste. Hints of oak. Very pleasing

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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2.9/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Amber golden color with a thin head with short retention.
Predominant flowery aroma.
Sweet malty taste with light notes of oxidized apple, toffee and vanilla. Hints of minerals. Dry and mild bitter aftertaste.
Medium body with very low carbonation.
A malty juice. Not really that fun, an average real ale.

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3.41/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Drank a couple at the Angel and White Horse next to the old Samuel Smith brewery in Tadcaster, which is a really nice pub.

A: Dulled amber with a thin but sustained creamy head.

S: Not a lot.

T: Very mild. The only discernible flavour is mild citrusy lemonade. It's a very chilled out bitter and there's no off flavours.

M: A bit creamy.

O: A lovely daytime beer. Very mild flavour but somewhat satisfying.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: golden amber, nice clarity, foamy off white head

Aroma: not a very strong aroma, slightly earthy

Taste: mild and muted, pale malt biscuity-ness with English hop character. Not very flavorful

Mouthfeel:creamy and medium-light bodied

Overall impression: typical bitter flavor, nothing spectacular. Fairly weak bodied to be honest.

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3.94/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pint in Ad Lib, Glasgow (£3.60):
Toffee brown with a cream, thumb sized head on top that is white and holds pretty well.

Bitter with an earthy malt aroma and some lighter fruit notes along with some caramel and a touch of burnt sugar. There is some apples and a few sweet malts too.

Sweet malts and a very bitter taste kick things off along with a nutty taste and a touch of caramel from the nose. There is a fruity undertone with some bitterness towards the end.

Medium bodied and very cream with a nice, rounded bitter finish and a very smooth body. The balance in this one is quite nice too.

Bitter and a great example of the style with a great appearance and a nice balance throughout. There was some nice caramel malts and the hints of fruit were nice too.

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, copper color. 1/5 inch head of a white color. Good retention and poor lacing. Smells of sweet malt, hops, hint of citrus, hint of oak, hint of liquor. Fits the style of an English Bitter. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, slight pale malt, hint of hop, and a hint of citrus. Overall, average appearance, aroma, and feel.

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Samuel Smith's Old Brewery Bitter from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
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