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

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

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,819 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2819
Reviews: 1366
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 12.47%


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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boelker62

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a 10oz fluted glass...
Appeared - a lovely clear red when held up to the light for inspection, and seemed to sit a shallow, slightly hazy brown on the countertop. Rocky diminishing head with lively carbonation.
Smelled - a tinge of hoppiness, but mostly caramel and nutty maltiness.
Taste - possibly a bit of prune shone through on this, but otherwise, similar to what was described in aroma. The first wave was a distinct straw-like sweetness, and a slightly acidic following, with an average finish on this light to medium-bodied brew.
Drinkability - yeah, I cpuld have a good session with some more of these.

From trying the SS stouts, I am noticing a VERY similar taste in all of them. I find that odd. I will have to sample the Porter, as I only DRANK it out one night, at a concert at the Downstairs at the World Cafe Live in University City, Philadelphia. (yes, a nice beer selection there...) not fitting for a rating, after having multiple 60 Minute IPA's.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2007 01:53:57 | More by boelker62
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S) Sweet orange peel, baked sour dough bread, coriander
T) Mild hops, toffee, sweet citrus fruit.
M) Ample carbonation, sticky sweet, mild bitter finish
O) An outstanding beer that is easy enough to find here in Chicago.

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Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
91 out of 100 based on 2,819 ratings.