Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout - Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
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4/5 rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Poured from the 550 ml bottle into a Guiness pint glass.
Appearance- Pours the typical dark stout black with a light tan fluffy head. Lots of chunky patches of lace.
Smell- First thing I thought of was that it had this odd sweet wine like scent. Not something I'm used to in stout. Typical stout scents are less prevalent. Odd.
Taste- Very tasty! Lots of nice sweet chocolatey taste. The roasty stout flavor is not found in this one. The sweetness replaces it I think. Some graininess is present. No trace of that wine-scent in the taste.
Mouthfeel- Thick and smooth. Almost no carbonation. Milk would be an effecive comparison.
Drinkability- As with all the Sam Smith's beers, this one is very easy to take nice big quaffs of! At 5% I could easily down a few pints of this one.
Overall- I'm a huge SS fan. This one isn't my favorite, but it lives up to my standards for this brewery. Not great but pretty good.
Serving type: bottle
08-03-2009 02:22:33 | More by myost88
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