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Samuel Smith's India Ale - Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

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1,509 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,509
Reviews: 858
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.32%
Wants: 19
Gots: 42 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-11-2001)
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This has to be one of the smoothest IPA's I have ever consumed.

I opened the bottle to be welcomed by a wonderful aroma. It doesn't have that bold hop smell that some IPA's pack. Poured the beer into an actual Samuel Smith nonick pint glass and the result is a beautiful golden colored ale with a nice smooth, frothy head that holds.

The first sip and I was in heaven. This IPA is so much smoother than others, and at 6% ABV, it's very easy to drink. It has a good mouth feel and noticeable citrus notes throughout. The last sip is as enjoyable as the first. I would highly recommend this IPA to anyone that enjoys a smooth, refreshing beer with a lot of flavor.

Samuel Smith delivers as usual!

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From a bottle into a pint glass

A: dark gold or light orange hue. Thin head with minimal lace on the glass

S: weak malts and citrus

T: hops and oranges very little bitterness

M: light mouth feel. Flavored fade quickly. Very easy drinking

O: not my favorite from Sam smith however I would enjoy the hell out of this on a hot summer day!

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Samuel Smith's India Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
83 out of 100 based on 1,509 ratings.