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

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,374 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,374
Reviews: 2,113
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 207
Gots: 397 | 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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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

02-01-2013 01:31:24 | More by jrfehon33
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

4.18/5  rDev -0.9%

A- Very dark brown, almost black looking, with no light coming through. Fluffy tan head that lingers around and leaves a lot of lacing.

S- Roasted malt, flaked oats, grainy bread, slight note of sweet bread.

T- Huge roasted malt flavors, grainy bread, rolled oats, hint of cocoa powder, mineral finish. A lot going on for a low abv beer.

M- Medium bodied, medium carbonation, slight carbonation tingle

O- Very good oatmeal stout. Smooth and grainy, extremely drinkable.

01-31-2013 23:51:38 | More by stephenjmoore
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matjack85

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-31-2013 22:34:13 | More by matjack85
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hornsup

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-31-2013 07:21:01 | More by hornsup
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mhaugo

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-31-2013 06:28:04 | More by mhaugo
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Chaney

District of Columbia

4.23/5  rDev +0.2%

Giving this icon a day in the Chaney court.

Served in a Port City snifter.

A: Poured as black as night, with a slight off-white mocha head that looked pretty cool to my mind. Sticky!

S: Pretty fruity in the stout realm. Dark fruit that is, along with a nice malt back backbone.

T: How to describe this... hmmm...: Dark malt, almost in the Baltic Porter category, but not quite. A bit of licorice combined with dark chocolate.

M: Nice carbonation, sweetness, ridiculous lacing, etc. In a few words... very nicely done.

O: For about $3.99/bottle, this was a steal. Excellent UK import.

01-31-2013 05:41:48 | More by Chaney
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camelgar

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

01-31-2013 04:37:13 | More by camelgar
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NickMGlass

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-31-2013 01:56:09 | More by NickMGlass
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shehateme

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-30-2013 23:41:02 | More by shehateme
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AOShabaz

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

01-30-2013 23:40:03 | More by AOShabaz
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imperiallibations

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-30-2013 22:14:28 | More by imperiallibations
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chetw

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-30-2013 20:28:17 | More by chetw
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BGsWo22

New York

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

01-30-2013 19:59:10 | More by BGsWo22
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sachie23

New York

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

01-30-2013 16:23:00 | More by sachie23
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TheBierBoutique

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-30-2013 14:42:55 | More by TheBierBoutique
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.35/5  rDev +3.1%

550 ml bottle, no bottled-on date, poured into a pint glass.

A- Pours a dark brown with reddish hues, topped with a thick inch of creamy, cake-like tan head, which has excellent retention and leaves lots of lacing.

S- Mild aroma of chocolate, coffee and roasted grain, a bit of fruity sweetness.

T- Sweet milk chocolate, oats, mild coffee flavors, along with roasted grain and mild fruitiness. It's a nice balance of sweet chocolate and fruit flavors along with roast and hop bitterness. Also has a milky, creamy flavor to it.

M- Medium-bodied, has a wonderfully smooth, silky and creamy feel.

O- A great beer, it's very flavorful but also balanced and drinkable enough that I would recommend this very highly to someone who had never had a stout before, it's worth buying and then buying again.

01-30-2013 10:28:35 | More by WillCarrera
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SammyJaxxxx

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-30-2013 04:34:17 | More by SammyJaxxxx
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Hairrrrrrrr

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-30-2013 03:16:56 | More by Hairrrrrrrr
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mcdonald422

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-30-2013 02:31:47 | More by mcdonald422
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LBIsurf

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -28.9%

01-30-2013 01:12:25 | More by LBIsurf
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cofeeguru

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

01-29-2013 22:21:43 | More by cofeeguru
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Billington

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-29-2013 19:49:21 | More by Billington
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supa0525

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-29-2013 18:43:38 | More by supa0525
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KillaB

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

01-29-2013 06:36:07 | More by KillaB
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ImageFX

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-29-2013 05:28:02 | More by ImageFX
Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
94 out of 100 based on 5,374 ratings.