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

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,532 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,532
Reviews: 1,235
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 146
Gots: 162 | 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%

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
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4.95/5  rDev +18.4%

cmichel28, Aug 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

browniewithnuts, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

zestar, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

beaulabauve, Aug 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Nbdreher, Aug 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Lucnifter, Aug 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

benjaminkhlaw, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

EdmundBlackadder, Aug 18, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +0.5%

RobinLee, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

KG710, Aug 17, 2014
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Aleshka, Aug 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

djjumper, Aug 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Doomcifer, Aug 16, 2014
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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.

wethorseblanket, Aug 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

AlaYank, Aug 15, 2014
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chillin, Aug 15, 2014
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Moncho, Aug 14, 2014
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LukeGude, Aug 14, 2014
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Meyers1023, Aug 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

DarkUnity, Aug 14, 2014
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4.65/5  rDev +11.2%

WoostaBia, Aug 13, 2014
Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
93 out of 100 based on 2,532 ratings.