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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

2,972 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,972
Reviews: 1,373
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 12.22%
Wants: 133
Gots: 137 | 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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bmwats

Louisiana

4.3/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Medium brown in color. Light carbonation pours into a 2 finger, ivory, frothy head. Slowly settles into a layer of foam on surface. Very light carbonation continues to rise throughout. No real lacing.

S: Sweet malt, hops. Walnut.

T: Hops are prominent, but not too sharp. Malt has hints of coffee and bittersweet chocolate. Subtle sweetness, and nutty flavor.

M: Very nice. Has a light feel, although robust. Complex malt first, then chocolate, and a hoppy (but too hoppy) finish.

D: Great drinkability. Hearty and robust, but light in feel. Disappears too fast.

This is a really good brew. Fairly complex nose, complex flavor, really good feel, and a great finish. The biggest negative is I started drinking it, and somehow it was quickly gone. Great quaff.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2009 05:51:37 | More by bmwats
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Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
91 out of 100 based on 2,972 ratings.