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Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout - Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,246 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,246
Reviews: 2,109
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 191
Gots: 331 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-05-2000)
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Jables

Illinois

4.4/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured pitch black with thin tan head.

Aroma is sweet, aromatic and a hit of tartness.

That tartness comest through a little bit in the flavor but it's mostly sweet, smooth, and really creamy.

The mouthfeel, you guessed it, smooth and creamy, really awesome stuff.

The drinkability is great, yeah it's roasted like most stouts are but the oatmeal makes it so smooth you can just sit back, relax and enjoy this one.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2004 05:30:49 | More by Jables
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From a bottle into a pint glass.

A: pours a pitch black color with two fingers thick of kaki head. Head lasts about half of the glass before finally fading and leaving slight lace on the glass.

S: for such a well liked beer I was hoping for better. I got faint chocolate and a lot if malts.

T: follows the smell but steps it up a notch. Dark chocolate and raisin with carmel and roasted malts on the finish.

M: not as heavy as other oatmeal stout beers I've had. Coats well but fades fast.

O: not as good as Taddy porter but a solid beer non the less.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2014 01:40:02 | More by Gear54
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4.38/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a really dark brown, blackish color with a nice 2 finger mocha colored head that leaves great lacing as it disappears down a 16oz pub glass.

Smell is a little weaker than I had hoped but smells like chocolate mostly.

Taste is excellent. I get the chocolate and maybe some coffee up front but I really get the coffee in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is pretty full with a velvety feel to the carbonation. Really silky smooth.

Overall a really excellent beer. My only complaint is that it needs a little more nose to it but an excellent stout in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

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Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
94 out of 100 based on 5,246 ratings.