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

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,477 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,477
Reviews: 1,228
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11.24%
Wants: 143
Gots: 148 | 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%

Brewsed, Aug 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

JMasserang, Aug 10, 2014
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4.29/5  rDev +2.6%
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
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Viking714, Aug 10, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -40.2%

adam_stokes, Aug 09, 2014
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DrDude, Aug 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Berls_McSquirrels, Aug 06, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

bprice, Aug 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

AmeriCanadian, Aug 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

curlybird, Aug 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

JPJAM, Aug 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

APBT91, Aug 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

foxyaardvark27, Aug 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Big_Dave, Aug 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Recondopf, Aug 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Large bottle, poured into snifter glass

Appearance:
slightly foamy
dark for a porter

Aroma:
malty
raisins
lots of depth
honey
oats with brown sugar and raisins

Taste:
wonderfully tangy
dry finish
toffee

Overall:
Lovely, good to try a porter that is true to style rather than Americanized. Will be buying more

MonkeyDunk, Aug 04, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

saefrog, Jul 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

kowens1389, Jul 31, 2014
Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
93 out of 100 based on 2,477 ratings.