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

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,339 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,339
Reviews: 1,220
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11.24%
Wants: 129
Gots: 108 | 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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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

4.22/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Tan, finger and a half head, very dark-almost black, good carbonation

S: Roasted malts, chocolates, touch of coffee

T: Smokey, roasty, some chocolate, bitter towards end, dry

M: Medium to full bodied, creamy, carbonation is there

O: Good porter, easy drinking

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2012 06:41:18 | More by derkfromwi
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everlong353

Maryland

4/5  rDev -4.3%

01-26-2012 20:17:09 | More by everlong353
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frogships

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

01-25-2012 07:51:58 | More by frogships
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Troville1990

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

01-25-2012 03:26:56 | More by Troville1990
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dbell23

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

01-24-2012 22:42:40 | More by dbell23
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Mappies

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

01-24-2012 21:30:52 | More by Mappies
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CGMLS3

Florida

4/5  rDev -4.3%

01-24-2012 13:36:59 | More by CGMLS3
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

01-23-2012 22:09:36 | More by djrn2
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evilkorova

Washington

4/5  rDev -4.3%

01-23-2012 18:41:41 | More by evilkorova
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caljrjr

New York

3/5  rDev -28.2%

01-23-2012 10:17:31 | More by caljrjr
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ab39z

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.3%

01-23-2012 02:24:14 | More by ab39z
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dprophet

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

01-22-2012 09:43:39 | More by dprophet
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dbossman

Nebraska

4/5  rDev -4.3%

01-22-2012 05:34:38 | More by dbossman
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millhouse46

New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

01-21-2012 16:33:28 | More by millhouse46
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bwyu

California

4.38/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aroma - chocolate, coffee, mild fruity something

Appearance - dark brown with ruby highlights, clear, moderate head

Taste - starts with chocolate/coffee roastiness, moves to butterscotch/caramel with something fruity fig/raisin in the finish

Mouthfeel - creamy but with a bit of prickly carbonation.

Overall - best brown porter I’ve had.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2012 05:00:21 | More by bwyu
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bigflatsbeerman

New York

4.53/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Apperance: Very dark, can only see a little light through my Samuel Smith's pint glass. Good looking head is 2-2.5 fingers. Head reminds me of a stout- bubbles moving from top to bottom.
Smell: Nice somewhat sweet fruit smell.
Taste: For me this is the type of Porter I like, not too smoky, roasting or toasting. The bottle tells about their Yorkshire Square method of brweing at the brewery. This is a more constrained taste that probably an American version of a porter.
Mouthfeel: Somewhat heavy, smooth, not a lot of carbonation.
Overall: A benchmark porter, one that is very drinkable. I can only drink one beer of the very smoky ones, but this I could have a few.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2012 02:55:38 | More by bigflatsbeerman
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BJasny

Texas

5/5  rDev +19.6%

01-20-2012 04:41:19 | More by BJasny
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shagal

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.3%

01-20-2012 02:07:26 | More by shagal
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kew

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

01-19-2012 22:31:18 | More by kew
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PrimScrewhead

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

01-19-2012 03:37:32 | More by PrimScrewhead
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tbern007

Colorado

4.35/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very dark brown/black with ruby highlights around the edges. The head is extremely thick, long lasting. Huge bubbles and pitting. The lacing is fantastic, sticks the whole way.
Scent is of chocolate, coffee, prune, roasted malt- a tad bit weaker than I would like.
Taste is phenomenal! Bitter chocolate, roasted coffee, a bit of molasses, prunes and fig.
Bitter, then sweet, dry, then short lasting sweetness. A bit lighter and shorter lasting flavor than I would love to have.
Overall fantastic. I love this beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2012 22:12:48 | More by tbern007
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gtermi

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

01-18-2012 07:45:12 | More by gtermi
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KAF

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

01-17-2012 21:53:05 | More by KAF
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JDLucas2000

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

01-17-2012 18:07:11 | More by JDLucas2000
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strongaf

Washington

4/5  rDev -4.3%

01-17-2012 15:52:05 | More by strongaf
Samuel Smith's The Famous Taddy Porter from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
93 out of 100 based on 2,339 ratings.