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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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3,368 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,368
Reviews: 1,398
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 12.22%
Wants: 175
Gots: 280 | FT: 1
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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear brown, a bit thin looking. On top is an off-white head that's fluffy and thick, despite not being huge. Minimal lacing as it dissipates at a moderate pace.

There's not much smell, which was a bit disappointing. What's there is malty with bits of caramel.

The taste mimics the smell, there's not much to it. It starts off malty and almost sweet. As it works its way to the throat, mild bittering hops come through for balance.

A bit sweet with a bitter finish. The beer is a little thin and light-bodied for my liking.

It's better than average, but not quite good. There are no major flaws, just nothing to write home about either.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a tulip glass

A: Tawny brown with a tan one finger head that lingers. Frothy lacing.

S; Nuts, of course. Heavy malts, caramel, brown sugar.

T: Follows nose with a blast of nuts. Smooth, sweet, frothy. Could drink all day.

M: Medium with medium, creamy carbonation.

O: One of my favorites; also one of the first real craft beers I got into. This was the one that cost a bit more, but was worth the taste. Perfect with a chocolate chip cookie.

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Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
92 out of 100 based on 3,368 ratings.