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Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale - Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

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Samuel Smith's Nut Brown AleSamuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,962 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,962
Reviews: 1,372
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 12.22%
Wants: 133
Gots: 133 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  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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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This beer is a dark rust/brown with a big foamy khaki head that falls quickly the a 1/2 inch layer and leaves an elegant, stringy lacing.

The nose is light brown sugar, malt, and extremely faint hops and apple.

I get hops first in the taste. They are earthy and spicy and backed by a sweet nut toffee flavor. Occasional hint of nugat. Big ale fruitiness toward the end, almost tastes like pear. Finishes with a light spice bouqet and a suprising earthy aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is mid bodied and lively. Perhaps just a tiny bit thick. This is a light, playful, but still very complex beer I could drink gallons of.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2006 19:54:11 | More by JudgeRoughneck
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Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
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