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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

3,023 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,023
Reviews: 1,376
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 12.22%
Wants: 143
Gots: 148 | 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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hanco005

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Part of my Samuel Smith gift pack, 550ml bottle, marked SG11B1, poured into my Samuel Smith pint glass that came with the pack.

A—pours light cola brown, slightly hazed, with a 1 ½ inch fluffy tan head that lasts a good 10 minutes, lacing is thick sea foam

S—sweet caramel and bread, alcohol is very present in the nose, slight floral tones, the caramel becomes more pronounced as it warms

T—nutty and sweet, caramel is all over the place with this one, some mild bitterness that sneaks out at the finish, some earthy flavors come out as it gets warmer

M—smooth, medium bodied, good carbonation

D—good. A solid brown ale. Glad I bought this gift pack!

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2006 13:49:28 | More by hanco005
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4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: clear ruddy brown body of ale, few fingers of tan head draped some lacing down the glass

S: toasty and nutty malts; dark herbal bread dough; something herbal and earthy

T: nut and biscuit flavors up front, highlighted by lighter points of wet toast and tea; drying malt tastes on finish

M: mellow and smooth, slight coating on the close; slim-bodied and easy drinking

O: a nice brown English pub-style from renowned English brewers. No wonder it's a classic.

My first English brown ale, I found it only vaguely comparable to various American brown ales I've had. While not partial to brown ales, I was very fond of Rogue's Hazelnut Brown and DFH's Indian Brown ales, and while you would never confuse this with them, I would consider it on par.

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