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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

2,966 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,966
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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MrHassellYaHurd

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3.95/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. Clear brownish garnet with orange highlights around the edges. This brew has a thick, but fleeting, off-white head--descending into a thin fuzzy cap of bubbles over the liquid.

There are immediate notes of maple syrup, and sweet barley malt. Deep cherry aromas, and preserved figs are also here.

The taste is decidedly maltier than the aroma. There is a grainy backbone over which I notice the sweet and just so mildly bitter hops so typical of British ales. The fruitiness isn't as pronounced as the nose, but they're all still here--lurking in the background. The finish is of a slightly bitter taste of something like pecans or hazelnuts.

This particular brew has a thick texture, but it doesn't drink like a heavy beer at all. Slick, and viscous, it's got a really nice texture.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2011 22:50:19 | More by MrHassellYaHurd
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Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
91 out of 100 based on 2,966 ratings.