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

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94
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5,883 Ratings
THE BROS
94
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Ratings: 5,883
Reviews: 2,178
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 11.16%
Wants: 263
Gots: 653 | FT: 5
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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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Photo of Jared326
4.35/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Peachyypit
5/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Smooth, creamy, would buy again

Photo of Mxsluis
4.43/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of vinicole
4.38/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Boone757
4.18/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GregSemenza
4.34/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wattersmike90
4.59/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chossboss
4.18/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of alex2014
4.65/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of almostjay
3.93/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ken_P
4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RiverCityBeerGuy
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PVMT
4.34/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BobMessina
3.82/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of infinitebruner
3.83/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

January 10, 2015

550 ml bottle, snifter

A – Black, opaque, though not oily. Over an inch of light khaki, thick foam sits on top, with moderate retention.

S – Roasted black malt, light aroma of cold pressed coffee. Bitter chocolate hides a bit in the background. Hop aroma is difficult to find, perhaps slightly earthy.

T – Leans a bit more towards the chocolate malts, roasted coffee is much lighter. I do get where some people compare it to “soy sauce” flavor, but I think it’s just the bittering black malt combined with background notes of earthy hops.

M – Moderate carbonation, enough to give a bit of a scrub for the bitter malts. Moderately heavy body, somewhat silky from the oats. Mild sweetness to match with the mild bitterness.

O – A solid oatmeal stout, very straightforward, no flash because none is required. Just enough bitterness to be well-balanced. Quite drinkable, and with the lower ABV shouldn’t cause any problems to do so.

Photo of hombrepalo
3.25/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A bit on the watery side. Freshness always a question. oats and burnt chocolate taste. Finishes on the bitter side. Does not stand out as a world class beer.

Photo of Rootscipio
4.19/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of epyon396
4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of kj8525
4.74/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: slight light coming thru on sides with good head retention S: raisin, brown sugar, syrup T: sweet, roasted malt, raisin M: medium velvety and clean finish

Photo of BBQWhisperer
3.68/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DerekMorgan
4.07/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beer-Revelry
3.42/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of demosixt
3.95/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gabe89
3.77/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OGShotzy
4.02/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
94 out of 100 based on 5,883 ratings.