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

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Samuel Smith's Oatmeal StoutSamuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,151 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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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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Lare453

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-08-2013 18:23:52 | More by Lare453
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mtnwesdew

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

01-08-2013 01:51:40 | More by mtnwesdew
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RoninTK3

New Hampshire

4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into a Samuel Smith imperial pint glass.

A - Pitch black with a perfect, thin layer of head.

S - Sweet, roasty malts and a hint of cocoa and alcohol.

T - Oats, cocoa, coffee, roasted malts, and just a hint of alcohol. A lot of cocoa in the aftertaste. The oatmeal in this oatmeal stout is very much on display.

M - Very smooth and not heavy at all. This beer is creamy, extremely drinkable, and has the perfect amount of carbonation.

This is just about a perfect oatmeal stout. Very balanced, smooth, and drinkable. Samuel Smith has got to be one of the best bangs for your buck in beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2013 00:16:05 | More by RoninTK3
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Toadhopper

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-07-2013 00:02:32 | More by Toadhopper
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Trrogm

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-06-2013 23:30:48 | More by Trrogm
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Mibarak

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-06-2013 23:18:45 | More by Mibarak
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deweese

Missouri

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-06-2013 22:33:55 | More by deweese
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Nolegirlmitch


4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-06-2013 21:52:19 | More by Nolegirlmitch
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Lukass

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

01-06-2013 14:14:59 | More by Lukass
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Lebby

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

01-06-2013 05:56:47 | More by Lebby
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gshackles

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-06-2013 02:38:33 | More by gshackles
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MaltAndHopsFC


4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-05-2013 21:41:07 | More by MaltAndHopsFC
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BlackTuesday

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-05-2013 11:21:58 | More by BlackTuesday
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vlodko62

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

01-05-2013 04:55:16 | More by vlodko62
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RustyBucketBrewing


3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

01-05-2013 03:28:45 | More by RustyBucketBrewing
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gr0g

New Jersey

3.85/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours jet black with the usual awesome head I've noticed on Sam Smith beers. Retention is impressive, lacing even more so. As far as looks go, this is just about perfect for a stout. Less of a treat for the nose than the eye. Malty and earthy, a bit of cocoa. The aroma is altogether somewhat weak and pedestrian.

Malty and dry in flavor, finishing with a hoppy bitterness. The silky smooth mouthfeel expected of an oatmeal stout is there. Chewy enough for a stout in the 5% range. Dry, roasty malt note dominates, with a bit of licorice backing it up.

Save for the average aroma, this is a more than worthy stout with good flavor while also being sessionable.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2013 02:11:48 | More by gr0g
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cwxc818

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-04-2013 23:46:16 | More by cwxc818
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AMson

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-04-2013 20:30:36 | More by AMson
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Vinylboy20

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-04-2013 03:46:13 | More by Vinylboy20
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Mxslms


4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-04-2013 03:02:17 | More by Mxslms
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BigJohnny

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +18.5%

01-04-2013 00:30:51 | More by BigJohnny
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Deininger


4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

01-03-2013 21:28:31 | More by Deininger
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neil2me

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-03-2013 13:13:20 | More by neil2me
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VALIS666

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-03-2013 09:15:17 | More by VALIS666
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420drinker

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

01-03-2013 02:32:53 | More by 420drinker
Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
94 out of 100 based on 5,151 ratings.