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

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,206 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,206
Reviews: 2,106
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 185
Gots: 313 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Look: A Very deep dark brown. Poured into a snifter it appears almost black. Into a pint, it may appear a but more brown, I think. Big fluffy, cream colored head which is retains fairly well.

Smell: Oats, dark roasty malts. A somewhat sugary, creamy smell to it.

Taste: Smooth and sweet, with an oaty, maltiness to it, and a slight bitter finish to it.

Feel: This is excellent. VERY smoothy and creamy texture. The carbonation is just right.

Overall: Excellent beer. Last time I drank this was as dessert after a Steak topped with blue cheese crumbles, so I remember it being sweeter the previous time I had it.

Serving type: bottle

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550ml bottle poured into large mug.

A: Pours an opaque black with blood red highlights as its held to the light. A moderately frothy beige head starts at two fingers but eventually simmers down to a khaki film on top of the beer. Not overly impressive, but great color for a stout sitting at only 5% ABV.

S: Nose is definitely a little more subdued and cleaner than most stouts, but some oatmeal, mild roast coffee, and milk chocolate can be detected.

T: Unlike the nose, the flavor is quite substantial. Loads of sweet malts up front. Oatmeal, chocolate, toffee, light hints of brown sugar. The middle gives way to some roastiness. Mild morning coffee.

M: Feels bigger than it actually is. Hefty medium with a ton of creaminess. Truly superb for a brew with an ABV as low as this. The carbonation is a bit too crisp and demanding for my liking, but that's but a small complaint.

O: I'm enjoying this quite a bit. I usually like my stouts a little bigger than this, but I have to say that the drinkability of this is without a doubt unmatched, and given how popular/available this is, it'll find its way back into my fridge for sure.

Serving type: bottle

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Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
94 out of 100 based on 5,206 ratings.