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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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3,149 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,149
Reviews: 1,384
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 12.22%
Wants: 156
Gots: 199 | 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.

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

tubeyes, Sep 24, 2012
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SDellinger, Sep 20, 2012
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4.23/5  rDev +3.4%

Appearance - Pours a dark, clear ruby amber with an off-white, fluffy 2-3 finger head. Good retention. Lace stays thick and displays impressive stick.

Smell - Notes of sweet malt, with hints of hazelnut and caramel.

Taste - Starts with notes of sweet bread and caramel, with hints of toffee. About mid-taste a bit of hazelnut and a faint earthy character creeps in before the beer finishes with an aftertaste that's not too far off from the aftertaste in eating a walnut.

Mouthfeel - Medium body with a decent mount of carbonation. Smooth and creamy. Finishes fairly dry. Entirely drinkable.

Overall - A classic brown, and one of the great ones at that. Wonderful all-around beer to go along with a great flavor profile. Everything Newcastle tries to be, but falls short. Not a big brown guy, but this is one of a handful I'd gladly drink with regularity.

TheSixthRing, Sep 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

corneliustoad, Sep 19, 2012
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thesoftspoon, Sep 18, 2012
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sbanacho, Sep 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Out of the bomber and into my pint glass:

A: brown colored body that gives a spectacular one finger foamy off white head. Some nice spoty foamy lacing is observed. The body is too dark for any carbonation to be seen rising.

S: nuts, caramel malts up front, hops slightly in the background

T: the same as the smell

M: medium with a good creaminess all around.

O: this is a good beer that I definitely would come back to.

BeerKangaroo, Sep 10, 2012
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4.13/5  rDev +1%

Poured into a pint.

A - A nice brown hue with a ivory head. Lacing was moderate.

S - Nuts, caramel malts, some minimal hops and a touch of booze.

T - Follows the nose well. Lots of hazelnut and some cashews jump out at me. Otherwise this is a smooth drinking brown with a nice sweetness to back it up.

M - Medium body and moderate carbonation. Slightly on the creamy side.

O - One of the first craft brews I ever tried. Returning to it this is a highly drinkable brown that is worthy of a try, particularly for those who are nuts for nuts. hehe.

mscudder, Sep 10, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

akokinakes, Sep 09, 2012
Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
91 out of 100 based on 3,149 ratings.