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

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,662 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,662
Reviews: 2,145
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 229
Gots: 526 | 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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Photo of DenisKolkin
4.16/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

550 ml bottle served cool into a Samuel Smith pint glass. Cost was about $5 CDN from the LCBO.

Appearance - very dark brown, nearly black. Topped by two and a half fingers of tan head with lots of frothy lacing. Nice retention time.

Smell - oatmeal, lots of brown sugar, a touch of coffee and cocoa powder. Interesting, inviting and formidable nose.

Taste - chocolate and some sugary sweetness come to the forefront, before receding into a smoky bliss mixed with oatmeal. Very tasty and full flavoured and quite different from other oatmeal stouts I've had.

Mouthfeel - smooth, velvety and creamy, light bodied yet full flavoured and packs a nice punch.

Overall - a very fine oatmeal stout, plenty of flavor, light yet a satisfying meal in a glass. A classic and worth of the considerable praise heaped upon it.

DenisKolkin, Nov 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

a classic that early on helped me love beer.

twb0392, Nov 10, 2014
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Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
94 out of 100 based on 5,662 ratings.