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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

3,001 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,001
Reviews: 1,375
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 12.22%
Wants: 138
Gots: 142 | 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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HaveOneOnMe

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10%

05-10-2014 15:03:03 | More by HaveOneOnMe
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d3uce

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10%

12-18-2011 06:09:36 | More by d3uce
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thegodfather2701

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A-Poured into my Samuel Smith imperial pint glass. It is a beautiful brown/auburn with an excellent billowy off-white head that causes a nice cascade effect.

S-Caramel dominates, a touch of toffee. Mostly malts in the nose with some hops.

T-Caramel once again dominates, then toffee, and a nice nuttiness as well. It gets better as it warms. Its a malty as expected, but has a nice hop balance.

M-Rich and creamy.

D-Very, very drinkable ale. I could drink this all day.

Overall thoughts: I believe that in America we have become way to obsessed with making everything more extreme. All the time a new beer is coming out with more hops and more alcohol in the effort to be the most extreme or "the greatest." This has caused me to become somewhat burnt out on craft beer. Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale reminds me of how great perfectly crafted and balanced beers can be. This is an excellent ale all across the board. It defines the style and is a must try for all lovers of beer in general.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2009 21:24:00 | More by thegodfather2701
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alostplot

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10%

07-21-2014 06:13:37 | More by alostplot
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Bamarooster

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +10%

04-23-2013 22:32:57 | More by Bamarooster
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birddawg


4.5/5  rDev +10%

02-06-2013 18:28:01 | More by birddawg
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jryanj927

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +10%

09-08-2013 03:40:46 | More by jryanj927
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rdoggg

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10%

12-22-2012 16:35:30 | More by rdoggg
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verdict603

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +10%

12-27-2011 04:45:33 | More by verdict603
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Sivad

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +10%

12-20-2011 00:43:19 | More by Sivad
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datalager

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +10%

11-14-2011 17:33:24 | More by datalager
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stewart124

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer pours an amber or chestnut color with foamy off white head. Smells of floral sweetness, undertones of malts, sweet grape smells, and bits of butterscotch. Clean malty tastes with a buttery taste. There is still a dryish sweetness to this beer that reminds me of grapes. Medium body with earthy tastes and an aftertaste that is dry and a little bitter. Very drinkable beer and right on the spot for a nut brown.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2006 02:57:57 | More by stewart124
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MattC


4.5/5  rDev +10%

06-27-2012 19:37:45 | More by MattC
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djhovajk

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10%

06-01-2012 03:03:47 | More by djhovajk
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IronCitySteve

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: A dark amber brown, pouring a 2 finger brown head, which receded. Ample lacing. I really appreciated the appearance, one of the better rich colors for a brown ale.

S: Lots going on here; coffee, nuts, cocoa and caramel. Lots of deep roasted malt smell.

T: Great combination of flavors. Coffee, caramel, espresso, cocoa and some toffee. Blended well, sweet but not too overpowering.

M: Extremely smooth feel. Good lasting flavor in the mouth, no bitter after taste. Very creamy.

D: Maybe not a session beer, but a beer that I could have more than one in a sitting. Very flavorful. One of the better English Brown Ales.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2008 11:34:34 | More by IronCitySteve
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paulys55

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10%

05-28-2013 20:18:34 | More by paulys55
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +10%

12-05-2013 03:51:22 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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tread

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +10%

02-26-2012 12:53:58 | More by tread
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mattsucks

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +10%

05-18-2013 14:03:17 | More by mattsucks
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GorgeousNightmare

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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beerborn

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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Kempski

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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dannylangford

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +10%

06-17-2014 20:11:33 | More by dannylangford
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dEM1972

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dark tan in colour, with a creamy head; deliciously malty aroma with clear nutty elements; smooth in texture, bitter, nutty (I am thinking hazelnuts); complexities include butter, vanilla-caramel; bitter after taste but clean without leaving too much trauma

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2009 16:07:54 | More by dEM1972
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JMartin

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10%

10-15-2012 16:07:39 | More by JMartin
Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
91 out of 100 based on 3,001 ratings.