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

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5,963 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,963
Reviews: 2,196
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 11.16%
Wants: 279
Gots: 727 | 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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4/5  rDev -5%

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3.54/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours almost opaque, with cherry red tinge when held up to the light. One finger head which dissipates.

S:No intense smell, just malts, slight hops, slight yeast.

T: Surprisingly mild compared to a Guinness, or Samuel Smith’s Imperial Stout. Slightly sour taste. Full body mouth feel.

M: Fair carbonation which makes it smooth.

O: More of a grainy, malty taste came as the beer warms. Not overly intense in flavour in my opinion, but smooth and pleasant.

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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2.25/5  rDev -46.6%

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4.72/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Black, not pitch black, but just black, with a tan head that sticks around for a good while, leaving a crazy lace.

Chocolately sweet aroma, with a lesser presence of roast. A little smokiness. Hearty and inviting, though a tad sweet.

Equal parts dark chocolately sweet and smokey roasty malts. I was actually surprised at how smokey it was, but that part made it that much better. Not super complex, but what it has is super well balanced and authentic tasting. Three parts of perfection, love it.

Pretty heavy, moderate carbonation, everything I've come to expect and enjoy in a hearty stout. Oh, and it's SUPER smooth and creamy.

I really love the three-way balance here between sweet, roast and smoke. Definitely one of my favorite oatmeal stouts out there.

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4/5  rDev -5%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Deep dark opaque brown with just a bit of a reddish hue. Tan head was on the thin side but leaves a very nice lacing down the glass. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, caramel and much more. Silky smooth mouthfeel and finishes with just enough bitterness to make it enjoyable.

Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
94 out of 100 based on 5,963 ratings.