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

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,465 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,465
Reviews: 2,123
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 217
Gots: 427 | FT: 4
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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4.3/5  rDev +1.9%

Curlybash, Sep 24, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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4.88/5  rDev +15.6%

dsarrasin, Sep 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

kybeerdrinker, Sep 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Kevin72, Sep 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

Poured into a tumbler in late 2013.

A: 3 finger head. Motor oil. It looks beautiful!

S: Absolutely delicious smell! Chocolate, caramel. Oat sweetness.

T: Milk chocolate. Oatmeal. Balanced. Not too sweet. Raisin when warm.

M: Creamy smooth, velvety.

O: This is truly a world class beer. It's incredibly balanced. There is nothing that I would change about it.

WAbeerfiend, Sep 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

Great, smooth, not too pricey

BlakeKostszewa, Sep 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Srkolodn, Sep 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

DerekKoch124, Sep 21, 2014
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4.58/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Simply splendid. Here goes:

L (as opposed to appearance): Superb. Pitch black with a huge head that leaves plenty of lacing. Can't wait to imbibe on this one.

S: Again, really good. Mixture of sweet milk-chocolate and oats. Not much coffee bitterness, which is quite good. Also hardly any hops and yeast. This one is a pure malt bomb.

T: Exquisite. Couldn't really ask for more. Lots of oats, chocolate, brown sugar and cinnamon. Really excellent oatmeal stout - at the top of its class

M: Rich and creamy. Bravo, guys.

O: A superb oatmeal stout; probably haven't had one better. SS, you guys are the bomb!

leantom, Sep 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

Beer21, Sep 21, 2014
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4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours black like coffee with a fine tan head.
S: Chocolate, coffee, metallic mineral, wood.
T: Delicious chocolate milk, coffee, dark roasted malts with mild bitterness.
M: Fluffy for a lighter stout. Not a lot of residual sweetness, leaving you wanting another sip.
O: I can see why this is a classic. Delicious, light and drinkable. Very nice stout.

Fargrow, Sep 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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4.04/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
94 out of 100 based on 5,465 ratings.