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

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BA SCORE
94
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5,151 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 5,151
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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pootz

Ontario (Canada)

4.68/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

1/2 liter clear bottle. Pour reveals a dark black viscous ale with a tight pored mocha colored cap with great retention. Wonderful lacing. Nose fills with aromas of unsweetened chocolate, pine and some burnt toast. Wonderful thick, silky mouth feel....burnt cocoa, lactose, dried currents and figs, damp oak....wonderful complex body....finish is delightfully lingering where the smoothness of this ale is detected...no shrarp edges (acidic charred grain presence in some stouts) the oatmeal does it’s trick in the finish giving an impression of thick cream and tart cocoa. An oatmeal stout to be savored.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2004 00:55:37 | More by pootz
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Taste: Dark fruits upfront with a chocolate and oat finish. Very slight roasted malt presence

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Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
94 out of 100 based on 5,151 ratings.