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

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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

381 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 381
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 16.14%
Wants: 13
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bark on 01-24-2009)
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Ratings: 381 | Reviews: 144 | Display Reviews Only:
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Jmbbabson

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -20.6%

06-29-2014 17:13:27 | More by Jmbbabson
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AdmiralOzone

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.8%

06-29-2014 11:02:07 | More by AdmiralOzone
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superspak

Michigan

4.33/5  rDev +14.6%

500 ml bottle into imperial pint glass, bottled on 10/1/2013. Pours lightly hazy orange copper color with a 2 finger fairly dense light pink head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big juicy strawberry, white sugar, light caramel, bread, and light herbal. Fantastic aromas with huge strawberry presence and balanced malt sweetness; with great strength. Taste of big juicy strawberry, sugar, light caramel, bread, and light herbal. Some slight earthy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of strawberry, white sugar, light caramel, bread, and light herbal on the finish for a while. Fantastic robustness and balance of juicy strawberry flavor and malt sweetness; with minimal cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and lightly syrupy mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a fantastic fruit beer. Huge robustness of strawberry flavors and balanced malt sweetness; and extremely smooth to drink. A highly enjoyable offering.

06-29-2014 02:56:02 | More by superspak
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jrempel

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +19%

06-28-2014 19:41:24 | More by jrempel
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Malfunkt

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +19%

06-22-2014 00:10:46 | More by Malfunkt
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jsh420

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +19%

06-21-2014 03:48:24 | More by jsh420
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Scelous

California

4.5/5  rDev +19%

06-20-2014 23:30:35 | More by Scelous
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blaine_brown

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.8%

06-19-2014 21:04:30 | More by blaine_brown
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -14%

06-18-2014 19:12:16 | More by russpowell
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ThaHealer

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

06-15-2014 01:20:25 | More by ThaHealer
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Ejayz

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

06-14-2014 14:25:56 | More by Ejayz
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carmike813

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.8%

06-11-2014 00:09:23 | More by carmike813
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pat2407

Virginia

4.79/5  rDev +26.7%

If you're looking for a refreshing beer for the summer....THIS IS IT! I bought this on a whim since I love the Organic Chocolate Stout and was not disappointed. It pours to a golden amber with an absolutely perfect head. The aroma is strictly strawberry and it goes down almost as fast as you can drink it.
I am usually a dark/stout drinker and this ale has converted me...give it a try.

06-09-2014 20:46:57 | More by pat2407
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skydogpenn

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

06-09-2014 20:31:33 | More by skydogpenn
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Deatherage

Missouri

5/5  rDev +32.3%

06-08-2014 07:16:47 | More by Deatherage
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WuBByG999

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19%

06-08-2014 03:23:15 | More by WuBByG999
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Soterios

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

06-05-2014 12:41:03 | More by Soterios
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djn4

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev +2.6%

First review. Love the bottle, somewhere between a bomber and a regular 12 oz. The smell of this beer is very noticeable, unlike some beers that do not smell like their underlying fruit. This one IS strawberries. Taste was good, but a strong sourness lingered. Not like drinking a lambic. Overall a good fruit beer.

05-30-2014 01:28:37 | More by djn4
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Aggro

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-18-2014 08:32:13 | More by Aggro
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semaj

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

05-15-2014 04:18:22 | More by semaj
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VoodooBear

Puerto Rico

3.31/5  rDev -12.4%

Presentation: 19.2 oz brown bottle, served in a pint glass.

Appearance: Cloudy amber color, with a one finger head that dissolves into a layer of foam that stays over the beer at all times. There's no lacing at all on the glass.

Smell: It smells strongly of strawberry hard candy. It's a very sweet scent.

Taste: Very sweet, just like the nose. Strawberry and malt flavors are all that's here, there's no bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Creamy, smooth, with high carbonation. It gets quite cloying after a while, but it's not a big issue.

Overall: A very sweet beer with huge strawberry flavors and scents. Not revolutionary or special to be honest, but a very fun experience and a must have for fruit beer lovers.

05-11-2014 03:56:22 | More by VoodooBear
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HuntDaddy540

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-08-2014 20:05:51 | More by HuntDaddy540
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Svendozen

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

05-06-2014 03:42:42 | More by Svendozen
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McBAINx

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

04-30-2014 23:57:42 | More by McBAINx
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PhillyFan76

West Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -14%

04-30-2014 01:31:30 | More by PhillyFan76
Samuel Smith's Organic Strawberry Fruit Beer from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
85 out of 100 based on 381 ratings.