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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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5,882 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,882
Reviews: 2,178
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.37%
Wants: 263
Gots: 649 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-05-2000

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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3.45/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Hmm... Up until now, Samuel Smith's dark beers have been spot on for me across the board. Not to say the Oatmeal isn't good, but it was just very mild and underwhelming compared to their others. Reserved nose, some chocolate and oats. There's a lot of people claiming tons of smokiness in this and I really don't get it. Mild chocolate and toasted oats. I would like to taste more oats to be honest. Body is smooth and silky. This is a very easy drinker, delicious and true to form.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Dark chestnut, almost black; huge tan, frothy head; long lasting, great lacing

Aroma: Strong roasted malts; dark chocolate; espresso; very light hops

Taste: Very creamy on start; good taste of nuttiness and oats from start to finish; chocolatey aftertaste lingers on the end; very well balanced with sweet and hops; delicious

Remarks: probably my favorite British beer

Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.54/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the 18.7 oz. bottle into a Samuel Smith English tulip glass

a: Black with clear rubyu highlights when seen through light. An enormous four inch tall tan head filled the glass, requiring additional pours. Eventually it receded to thick rocky surface foam and dense lacing.

s: Mild dark malt.

t: Sweet chocolate up front with some smoke later.

m: Medium with very smooth texture.

o: Without doubt the most outstanding non-Imperial stout. Sweet chocolate dark malt flavor with minimal smokiness.

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Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
94 out of 100 based on 5,882 ratings.