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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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5,816 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,816
Reviews: 2,163
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.37%
Wants: 252
Gots: 601 | 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.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Note: This review was a re-post from my former account, jmkratt, which was hacked and I lost all my reviews...sorry for the redundancy.

Poured from bottle to pint glass.

A - The beer pours a nice solid black with a light khaki head and nice lacing throughout.

S - Smells a little sweeter than I expected with a nice malt aroma. Can detect some coffee and roasted chocolate malt notes.

T/M - Just like the aroma the beer tastes sweeter than expected though is extremely smooth and creamy with coffee and roasted malts flavors. Terrific mouthfeel with mild bitterness that lingers lightly.

D - Great drinkability.

Overall, this is a great beer. I was told it was the definitive Oatmeal Stout. I am not sure it's my favorite but its very good. I would highly recommend.

Serving type: bottle

Reviewed on: 02-01-2011 18:59:24

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Almost exactly what I expected. A very nice and enjoyable brew but nothing to stand up and get excited about.
Everything in this Stout was sound. The pour was good, the head was stable. The aroma was sound, the taste was big and smooth, the finish was fine.
But there was just something missing for me. It wasn't exciting!
A very good Stout, something I would recommend, but something I just cant jump up and down about

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Poured the bomber into a 23 oz. glass
Served at about 40 degrees.

Notice right from the pour that this is a nice beer. Carbonation filled the glass and created a great light brown head. The color of the beer was a dark brown, but when I held it up to light there was a dark redish brown that was apparent.

The smell gave off a very breadish, and sweet yeast smell. Nearly perfect for what I would expect from an Oatmeal Stout.

I think this is honestly a great beer. As Beer Advocate says "5's should be rare". Well this is a rare exception

I wish I could get this in six packs

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Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
94 out of 100 based on 5,816 ratings.