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

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,521 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,521
Reviews: 1,234
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11.24%
Wants: 144
Gots: 158 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Regal gold foil covered cap on a 550ml bottle.

A: Pours dark brown with crimson highlights under a solid one-finger thick tan head. Very fine carbonation. Eventually fades to a thin cap and leaves spots of lace.

N: Roast is prominent followed by dark chocolate cream, marshmallows, vanilla, caramel, faint vanilla, dark fruits (raisins, figs, dates, etc.), and bacon. Mmm bacon.

T: Follows nose with a complex array of roast, grainy malts.

M: Full body and medium carbonation. Mellow roast, smooth and creamy finish.

O: Wow - for the style this is amazing. Top notch.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Undated bottle at 45 degrees into lager glass (restaurant)
Aroma of malt
Head average (3 cm), light brown, creamy, diminishing to 2 mm ring and layer
Lacing poor – few very small islands of small bubbles
Body dark brown, clear
Flavor very slightly bitter with a toffee/coffee flavor. No hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, watery, soft carbonation

A pretty darn good porter, easy to drink, not cloying.

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Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
93 out of 100 based on 2,521 ratings.