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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

5,356 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,356
Reviews: 2,112
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 205
Gots: 389 | 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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5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-15-2011 22:42:58 | More by Atyoungberg
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-15-2011 06:33:42 | More by jamesburkhart
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Maine

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-14-2011 20:52:46 | More by ale207
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jak

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-14-2011 17:55:47 | More by jak
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jam354

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-14-2011 14:46:15 | More by jam354
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Beeraucrat

Florida

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-14-2011 14:41:50 | More by Beeraucrat
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jtk

California

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-14-2011 14:40:57 | More by jtk
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HumphreyLee

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-14-2011 07:14:26 | More by HumphreyLee
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alamode

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-14-2011 05:21:39 | More by alamode
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PhineasGage

Iowa

3/5  rDev -28.9%

12-14-2011 05:09:49 | More by PhineasGage
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-14-2011 04:45:18 | More by nmann08
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Joshgonzales79

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-14-2011 00:32:58 | More by Joshgonzales79
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Epicbeertime

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-14-2011 00:27:33 | More by Epicbeertime
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s1ckboy

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-13-2011 15:59:29 | More by s1ckboy
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delzer13

Nevada

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-13-2011 00:51:34 | More by delzer13
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Appearance: It has a nice almost pitch black color to it with some amber hues coming through. It has a nice creamy tan head that dies down moderately and leaves some lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitly give out hints of chocolate, cocoa, roasty malts, brown sugar, oatmeal and some coffee.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has a nice chocolate/cocoa feel to it, nice roasty malts, mix of brown sugar and oatmeal and a bit of coffee. Light bitterness and nice sweetness.

Mouthfeel: It has a low carbonation with a rich and sweet balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with good flavors and aromas.

12-12-2011 21:21:05 | More by SebD
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jifigz

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev -6.9%

A bottle poured into a pint glass.

This beer was pulled from the fridge about an hour before being drank so it could warm a bit. The beer appears an almost jet black when poured with red highlights when held up to some sunlight through a window. The head was a rich and creamy tan that refused to disappear. It lingered for quite a while and left good lacing as it receded. The aroma is grainy and almost spiced smelling as if there was a little bit of cinnamon added or something but I believe that is just the oatmeal smell coming through. Overall the scent isn't very strong.

The flavor is a roasted richness in the beginning that then blends into that same spice-like smell I picked up in the aroma. The beer finishes slightly bitter. Other flavor notes in its profile are smoke and chocolate. But all of these are in check and subtle.

The MF is good and creamy and rich. A good medium body for a such a tenebrous looking brew. This is a quality stout and a good beer from England.

12-12-2011 17:00:38 | More by jifigz
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Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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joesc230

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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Jerone

Florida

3.85/5  rDev -8.8%

A - Very dark brown with light penetrating the edges, a tan creamy head that leaves tiny ice bergs, not too much in the say of lacing.

S - Not a lot of smell, but there is some roasted malt, a bit of chocolate and a slight hint of oats and cream.

T - Starts out with dark roasted malt, oats and a touch of milk, slightly sweet, and goes to some chocolate then finishes dry and with a lingering taste of cream and oats.

M - Smooth and creamy, very low carbonation, the body is medium due to the oats. Mouthfeel is definitely the best part of this beer and is fun to swish around your mouth.

O - An enjoyable beer that has a very nice texture and enjoyable flavors but nothing that knocks my socks off. It is a bit pricey, I could have gotten a better beer for the same price.

12-12-2011 02:08:08 | More by Jerone
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North Carolina

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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New Jersey

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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United Kingdom (England)

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
94 out of 100 based on 5,356 ratings.