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

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,379 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,379
Reviews: 1,222
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11.24%
Wants: 134
Gots: 124 | 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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_morandi_

Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-18-2014 17:43:51 | More by _morandi_
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djchrismac

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

07-18-2014 15:35:03 | More by djchrismac
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SlothB77

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-16-2014 23:58:44 | More by SlothB77
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Mgm54

New York

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

07-16-2014 21:03:23 | More by Mgm54
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Alpar

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

07-16-2014 03:01:32 | More by Alpar
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Lukass

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-16-2014 02:07:18 | More by Lukass
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Stargazer2892

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-16-2014 01:20:15 | More by Stargazer2892
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jbdpsu82

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-15-2014 15:47:55 | More by jbdpsu82
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TigerOwl

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-15-2014 04:06:16 | More by TigerOwl
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okeemahn


4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-15-2014 00:07:23 | More by okeemahn
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dmadsen

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-14-2014 14:51:47 | More by dmadsen
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jmejones

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-14-2014 09:44:21 | More by jmejones
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-13-2014 13:17:08 | More by KevinGordon
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Hoptoudrop

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -40.2%

07-12-2014 22:02:58 | More by Hoptoudrop
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addiwilliams

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-12-2014 01:51:14 | More by addiwilliams
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JLeet

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

07-11-2014 17:21:28 | More by JLeet
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Fluffmeister

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-11-2014 04:45:43 | More by Fluffmeister
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Wtmcdonald


4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-11-2014 00:52:41 | More by Wtmcdonald
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joemetric

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-10-2014 16:59:54 | More by joemetric
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

07-10-2014 15:52:37 | More by atlbravsrno1
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tlrieman76

Ohio

5/5  rDev +19.6%

07-09-2014 18:30:32 | More by tlrieman76
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akabealo

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-09-2014 13:47:30 | More by akabealo
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SteveB24

New York

4.34/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

color is a clear, light brown, with a thin white head that retains very well.

smell; smell is coffee and chocolate, with a hint of smokiness.

taste; taste is subtle chocolate, light coffee, and some toffee, with a rich, slightly smokey aftertaste.

mouthfeel; very light, but not watery, the texture has very nice contrast with the rich flavors.

overall; an outstanding porter, very drinkable but very satisfying and interesting, will buy again fore sure.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2014 01:33:54 | More by SteveB24
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Bone53

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a snifter at around 45 degrees Fahrenheit

Appearance: Just about black with little to no tent when put up to the light. A frothy one finger tan head with a ton of lacing.

Smell: Right out the fridge I get a tart, almost wine-like aroma with hints of toffee and chocolate. But as it warms the chocolate and toffee come out more with more of a dark fruit undertone

Taste: Sweet dark fruits upfront with a unsweetened bakers chocolate finish and a hint of toffee

Mouthfeel: Heavy light to light medium body but extremely smooth; One of the smoothest beers I've had, in fact. A moderately dry finish

Overall: After having their imperial stout, I had high expectations, and they were met for the most part. Maybe a little lighter than I prefer, but hey, I'm an American spoiled on American beers. The flavors and aromas were balanced quite nicely however, and as my pallet has progressed, I've come to appreciate balance more. Not to offend anyone, but the dark fruit notes soley, remind me of Yuengling porter but turned up a few notches. The unsweetened bakers chocolate balances those notes well. This makes me want to give Fullers another try as I wasn't quite fond of it a while back. Maybe I have a soft spot for English beers after all. Only time will tell. For the meantime, this was another enjoyable offering from what is so far my favorite English brewery. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2014 05:47:59 | More by Bone53
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bismarksays

Iowa

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-07-2014 16:50:46 | More by bismarksays
Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
93 out of 100 based on 2,379 ratings.