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

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,476 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,476
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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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

appearance - Poured into a goblet, porter is at about 45 degrees fahrenheit. Beautiful creamy tan head, about a half inch high with larger c02 bubbles that lingers. Very nice lacing. Color is deep brown almost black all but around the rim of the glass. Impressive!

smell - Aroma is very pleasant. Dark cocoa, dark sweet fruits, roasted malts, and somewhat yeasty.

taste - Cocoa with dark fruit prominent flavors. What a nice combination. Sweetness subsides to wonderful roasted malts and cocoa finish. Very well crafted and balanced I say. Finish is not dry or bitter, but smooth. Hops are pretty well hidden. Roasted malt and cocoa linger in the aftertaste.

mouthfeel - Smooth and creamy. A nice amount of c02 for my liking. Not to much but just right. Somewhat chewy but yet has the thinner properties at the same time, which allows you to fully taste the ingredients, unmasked. I like the balance here.

overall - I was blown away by this porter. It is my first brew from Samuel Smith and I am a believer, looking forward to their oatmeal stout. I will definitely pick up more of these. I paid $4 for this 550ml bottle and to me that is a steal. Truly an amazing porter. World class. I might get another tonight!

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Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
93 out of 100 based on 2,476 ratings.