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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

2,965 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,965
Reviews: 1,372
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 12.22%
Wants: 133
Gots: 134 | 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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milkbaby9

Florida

4.7/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle into Sam Adams sensory glass. Beautiful foil wrapped bottle top and cap. Produces a creamy straw colored 4 finger head that stays together 1 cm over the top of the glass. Reduces eventually to a nice cap leaving some nice lacing on the glass.

Super clear reddish brown color, like ice tea. Color and clarity is stunning.

Aroma is light fruity sweetness plus malt, almost a tinge of roastyness. Initial taste yields peppy carbonation hitting the tongue, then slightly tangy sour fruityness, then nutty and then sweet malt and coffee bitterness. Aftertaste is nice malt and very lightest bit of bitterness, finishing semidry.

Very drinkable, tastes great. The malty finish is very memorable.

On the back label they quote famed connoisseur Michael Jackson calling their nut brown ale, "...the richest, maltiest and nuttiest of brown ales," and that's a pretty good description!

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2010 01:28:29 | More by milkbaby9
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Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
91 out of 100 based on 2,965 ratings.