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

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,373 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,373
Reviews: 1,222
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11.24%
Wants: 134
Gots: 120 | 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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mcorwin

Ohio

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-15-2011 06:02:54 | More by mcorwin
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craftbeer31

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +19.6%

02-25-2012 18:23:33 | More by craftbeer31
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Naugros

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +19.6%

12-02-2011 15:54:08 | More by Naugros
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TEAMHOLT

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +19.6%

05-27-2012 12:16:56 | More by TEAMHOLT
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Joshgonzales79

Texas

5/5  rDev +19.6%

12-14-2011 00:46:04 | More by Joshgonzales79
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tbeer40

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +19.6%

05-04-2012 02:13:30 | More by tbeer40
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thatdewguy

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +19.6%

05-09-2013 05:14:18 | More by thatdewguy
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datphoo

Texas

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-20-2011 01:17:50 | More by datphoo
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nygannon

California

5/5  rDev +19.6%

08-03-2013 21:21:29 | More by nygannon
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Garlicjosh

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19.6%

02-12-2012 09:26:07 | More by Garlicjosh
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weerezboy

Washington

5/5  rDev +19.6%

03-14-2013 01:43:38 | More by weerezboy
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jayhawk73

Maryland

5/5  rDev +19.6%

12-07-2011 11:36:31 | More by jayhawk73
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jrein0254

Maryland

5/5  rDev +19.6%

06-20-2014 01:54:27 | More by jrein0254
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Bamarooster

Virginia

5/5  rDev +19.6%

04-23-2013 22:34:23 | More by Bamarooster
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bmur112

Maryland

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-22-2011 18:56:36 | More by bmur112
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patford100

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +19.6%

04-10-2013 00:47:03 | More by patford100
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timherremans

Indiana

5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

appearance - Poured into a goblet, porter is at about 45 degrees fahrenheit. Beautiful creamy tan head, about a half inch high with larger c02 bubbles that lingers. Very nice lacing. Color is deep brown almost black all but around the rim of the glass. Impressive!

smell - Aroma is very pleasant. Dark cocoa, dark sweet fruits, roasted malts, and somewhat yeasty.

taste - Cocoa with dark fruit prominent flavors. What a nice combination. Sweetness subsides to wonderful roasted malts and cocoa finish. Very well crafted and balanced I say. Finish is not dry or bitter, but smooth. Hops are pretty well hidden. Roasted malt and cocoa linger in the aftertaste.

mouthfeel - Smooth and creamy. A nice amount of c02 for my liking. Not to much but just right. Somewhat chewy but yet has the thinner properties at the same time, which allows you to fully taste the ingredients, unmasked. I like the balance here.

overall - I was blown away by this porter. It is my first brew from Samuel Smith and I am a believer, looking forward to their oatmeal stout. I will definitely pick up more of these. I paid $4 for this 550ml bottle and to me that is a steal. Truly an amazing porter. World class. I might get another tonight!

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2011 20:35:28 | More by timherremans
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jsanmarco

United Kingdom (England)

5/5  rDev +19.6%

08-20-2012 03:01:36 | More by jsanmarco
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videofrog

Texas

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-15-2011 20:03:38 | More by videofrog
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bluntedboywonder

New York

5/5  rDev +19.6%

12-06-2011 21:32:50 | More by bluntedboywonder
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mikemacisso

Maine

5/5  rDev +19.6%

05-18-2012 17:52:39 | More by mikemacisso
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jharkins07

Ohio

5/5  rDev +19.6%

02-06-2012 21:39:11 | More by jharkins07
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Cris4545

Indiana

5/5  rDev +19.6%

06-30-2013 00:24:35 | More by Cris4545
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Bryfind

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +19.6%

07-06-2012 21:15:51 | More by Bryfind
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horshack7

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Pours a deep dark as night color with a frothy creamy light caramel color head that sticks around decently. The simple sight of this porter is down right incredible for porter lovers.

Aroma: Burnt hop notes that hit hard along with the sweetness from the dark roasted malts. It has this wonderful aroma of cognac.

Taste: A silky mouthfeel that graces the taste buds ever so gently. Such remarkable espresso notes and the sweetness from the malts balances the flavor out so nicely with the slightest hints of bitterness from the dark roasted hops.

Notes: This is such a perfect porter. It has got to be the best porter I have ever had. The balance between the malts and the hops is heavenly. Do I dare give this art work all fives oh yes come hell or high water this gets fives across the board.Cheers

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2008 02:48:50 | More by horshack7
Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
93 out of 100 based on 2,373 ratings.