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Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter - Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,449 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,449
Reviews: 1,228
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11.24%
Wants: 143
Gots: 142 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Porter |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-28-2000)
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MrTinnedPEach

Alberta (Canada)

5/5  rDev +19.6%

03-18-2013 07:06:20 | More by MrTinnedPEach
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yankiac

Maryland

5/5  rDev +19.6%

A - Black with a ruby hue. The head is about an inch and it maintains its lacing throughout the drink

S - Heavenly. Subtle notes of chocolate with a hint of coffee and caramel.

T - Well balanced roasted flavor. Chocolate and coffee flavors are present.

M - Full and creamy

D - Shockingly very drinkable. This would make a great session beer.

Notes: This is an exceptional brew. Sheer ecstasy for the palate.

10-12-2010 23:58:45 | More by yankiac
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Hoptron_3000

Australia

5/5  rDev +19.6%

06-15-2013 20:35:19 | More by Hoptron_3000
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kevgod

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +19.6%

01-07-2012 18:11:28 | More by kevgod
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NeoClassicist

New York

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-26-2013 13:09:50 | More by NeoClassicist
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AmberMan22

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +19.6%

Poured from an imperial pint-sized bottle.

A: Pitch black, just the faintest of garnet highlights, full creamy tan head.

S: Malty, Roasty, Sweet (chocolate), maybe the faintest tang of espresso. Whatever it is, it's perfect.

T: The taste is like heaven as well. It tastes just like it smells and has a delectable roasted malt aftertaste.

M &D: Perfectly creamy and smooth, carbonation is slightly subdued.

If you want to drink a porter, get a Sam Smith Famous Taddy. Wow.

01-16-2010 03:51:57 | More by AmberMan22
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ScurvyDogs

Utah

5/5  rDev +19.6%

07-27-2014 05:47:58 | More by ScurvyDogs
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rayj212

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +19.6%

03-14-2012 01:53:49 | More by rayj212
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ChainChompsky

Illinois

5/5  rDev +19.6%

01-15-2014 03:54:16 | More by ChainChompsky
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AlaYank

Alabama

5/5  rDev +19.6%

08-15-2014 00:53:58 | More by AlaYank
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DeSoto

Texas

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-30-2011 07:21:53 | More by DeSoto
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litchity

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19.6%

01-17-2014 21:42:47 | More by litchity
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codon2004

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-30-2011 00:15:05 | More by codon2004
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EdelweissDad

Georgia

5/5  rDev +19.6%

01-26-2013 23:11:06 | More by EdelweissDad
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Diggnation

Indiana

5/5  rDev +19.6%

Poured from a bottle into a chilled pint glass.

The beer has a dark almost black appearance with a nice head that settled leaving a touch of lacing on the glass.

I am quite excited at this point to get the first sip. The beer delivers a roasty chocolaty smell that is not over powering - a hint of what is to come.

The taste is a winner, exactly as the aroma advertises. A very complex chocolaty taste that is, in my views, spot on and well balanced. The after taste is subtle and leaves me wanting the next sip.

I would love to try this beer at a pub that had it on draft. In the meantime, I will be purchasing more of the Taddy Porter when the mood strikes. It is mid-July at the time of this review and I think my enjoyment of this beer will only increase as the Fall and Winter months set in.

07-11-2008 01:49:50 | More by Diggnation
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shockrocker65

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19.6%

01-03-2012 07:27:27 | More by shockrocker65
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yuenglingfan101

Indiana

5/5  rDev +19.6%

This beer is exceptional. I absolutely love it. Looks good. Tan appearance. Smells good. Taste kinda creamy, but in a very good way. The mouthful is exceptional and the drinkabilty is great. With one taste, this beer will have you coming back for more and more. The only hinderance I see in this beer and others made by this company is its price. $4.49 for a bottle. A bit pricey, but otherwise worth its value

08-19-2010 15:10:05 | More by yuenglingfan101
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VikeMan

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19.6%

12-04-2011 23:27:19 | More by VikeMan
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cdwil

Texas

5/5  rDev +19.6%

12-29-2011 20:25:49 | More by cdwil
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Lamdawg420

Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +19.6%

08-17-2013 20:41:18 | More by Lamdawg420
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SisuPride

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +19.6%

This porter has it all. "The Famous" Taddy Porter is right. This beer is creamy, smooth, tastey and down right delicious. Compared to other porters the biggest difference in this one is the mouthfeel - at times this can be a little ambiguous with beer but when this fills your mouth you will appreciate this category. The smell and taste are the perfect Goldilocks - 3 bears blend of just right. Not too much, not enough - just right.

04-03-2011 14:49:20 | More by SisuPride
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leagr

Missouri

5/5  rDev +19.6%

08-09-2012 02:55:24 | More by leagr
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Dougish

Maryland

5/5  rDev +19.6%

07-03-2014 17:20:44 | More by Dougish
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saefrog

Kansas

5/5  rDev +19.6%

07-31-2014 02:14:20 | More by saefrog
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Sekhmet

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +19.6%

12-05-2013 23:58:30 | More by Sekhmet
Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
93 out of 100 based on 2,449 ratings.