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Samuel Smith's Yorkshire Stingo - Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

753 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 753
Reviews: 393
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 87
Gots: 70 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Strong Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mdagnew on 12-22-2008)
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Slightly tart dry with an almost sweet aftertaste. Enjoyable and savory. Clear dark amber with big head. Been wanting to try this for long time but didn't want to pay the price. Glad I did.

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Purchased at Trio in Nags Head, NC. $13.99 for 18.7oz/500ml. Brewed in 2011. Bottle code SD14L1 on neck. Poured into a stemmed tulip. My 1000th beer.

Too much oak for me and a bit solventy. An English Strong Ale that tastes like an Old Ale to me. An Old Ale start with an ESB finish. This beer will not be at the top of my list. 3.75

A – Pours a murky muddy dark amber with a one-finger beige rocky head which dissipates quickly. 4

S – Vinous, some port-like qualities, oaky, a tinch of alcohol. 4.5

T – Old ale qualities, oak, fruitiness with a bitterness in the finish. 3.75

MF – Medium-heavy body with a semi-body finish, creamy, some lasting bitterness on the palate. 4

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Samuel Smith's Yorkshire Stingo from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
92 out of 100 based on 753 ratings.