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

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,482 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,482
Reviews: 1,228
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11.24%
Wants: 143
Gots: 150 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a large snifter glass.

A: Pours a Dark black with ruby highlights and a thick beige 3-finger head that quickly dissipates, leaving a nice trail down the glass, and ending in a wispy lace.

S: Smokey toasted malt aroma with notes of chocolate and licorice in the background

T: More bitter than sweet – with a smoky chocolate flavor. Toasted malts and coffee notes and finishes a little dry.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Awesome imperial stout. Only 5% means you can have multiple brews. Great flavors and aromas.

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

The head is thick, brownish and very smooth with fine dense bubbles. The body is of a very dark brown, and even black color, totally opaque. I could see myself "in colors" in the glass as I was trying to judge the appearance of the brew.

The smell is very enjoyable: roasted dark malts, nice nuances of chocolate, coffee, and a great nutty aspect. It reminded me a bit of some cereal bread with some bacon bites. Some fruity esters were noticeable at first, but their aroma faded when the bread with bacon bites became more noticeable.

The taste reminded me mostly of some good dark chocolate; some aspects of coffee, and enjoyable sweet hints of fruits. The bacon bites are still present in the taste, and it makes me happy. The bready aspect shows more toasted notes than in the smell, on the edge of burnt. Some aspects reminded me of the Schlenkerla Rauchbier Marzen.

Mouthfeel is extremely smooth and creamy, and with a very chewy hoppiness lasting in the mouth. A very good beer.

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Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
93 out of 100 based on 2,482 ratings.