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

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,152 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,152
Reviews: 2,104
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 185
Gots: 295 | 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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fank2788

Connecticut

4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 550ml bottle into a pint glass
I decided to try samuel smith's oatmeal stout today after brewing my own oatmeal stout.
This beer pours very dark black but not completely opaque when it is held up to a light. The head is dark tan and is thin to begin with and doesn't lace much. The smell is chocolate malt, dark fruit, molasses and oatmeal. The taste is much like the smell with a bit of acidity coming through. The mouthfeel is nice and full with a good level of carbonation and a plesent coating feeling the beer fills the mouth well. This is a very drinkable stout something you could have a few of in a sitting with feeling bogged down or overwhelmed or something that you could have every day without getting tired of.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2007 04:30:58 | More by fank2788
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Appearance: Almost black with little to no tent when put up to the light. Two finger frothy tan head with ton of lacing

Smell: A tart, almost wine-like aroma straight out the fridge, but as it warms it mellows out and I pick up chocolate, oats, toffee, and a hint of roasted malts

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Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
94 out of 100 based on 5,152 ratings.