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

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,478 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,478
Reviews: 1,228
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11.24%
Wants: 143
Gots: 149 | 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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4/5  rDev -4.3%

EdFed, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Birdsong73, Sep 04, 2014
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travy82, Sep 03, 2014
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rdshark, Sep 03, 2014
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RyanStelzner, Sep 02, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -11.5%

Slongie, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

IanSpindler, Aug 31, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -3.3%

Jugdish, Aug 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

nickbman, Aug 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

Rymish, Aug 30, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +14.8%

Fracheesy, Aug 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

andyjeigh, Aug 30, 2014
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vman3, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

22Blue, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

soulcougher, Aug 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

MickeyKnox, Aug 27, 2014
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briburt, Aug 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

jordanimal, Aug 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Sampling right now on 8/25/14 but had this once before. This one comes in a 12 ounce (355ml) bottle though last time I had it, it was in a 550ml bottle. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a snifter glass.

Pours a near black in color with just a bit of small tan head. Average carbonation that leaves some nice lacing when sipped. Smells of coffee, with some chocolate with a hint of raisins or dark fruit. Overall taste is the same with a light bitter finish that wasn't bad at all. Actually a great porter.

BeerWithMike, Aug 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Rich1818, Aug 24, 2014
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4.09/5  rDev -2.2%

Pours opaque very dark brown. The big one inch khaki head fades to a thick cap on top and leaves thick curtains of lace.

The smell is of cocoa, coffee and malt.

The taste is of dark malt, cocoa and faint coffee.

The texture is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Probably the blueprint for most American porters that followed it. Classic, if not Earth shattering.

Furlinator, Aug 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

grahamboudreaux, Aug 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

ejimhof, Aug 23, 2014
Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
93 out of 100 based on 2,478 ratings.