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

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,473 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,473
Reviews: 1,228
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11.24%
Wants: 144
Gots: 147 | 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.

Ozzylizard, Aug 10, 2014
Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
93 out of 100 based on 2,473 ratings.