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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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3,148 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,148
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.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-11-2001)
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

muskiesman, Aug 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Large 550ml bottle poured in a Samuel Smith pint glass. Exceptionally long lasting head with a lace that grips the glass throughout. Brown colored ale, exactly like the label. The toffee notes are the focal point. A little hint of caramel, perhaps a little hazelnut like Nutella. Very easy to drink, no one flavor overwhelms the palette. Light bodied with a gentle hop kick; not thick at all, which is remarkable. Surprisingly refreshing with a pleasant aftertaste. I'll definitely revisit.

ENogueira, Aug 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

BroGL, Aug 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

cfrobrew, Aug 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Bierleichen, Aug 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

zp6167a, Aug 20, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +1.7%

WestBeerdedman, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of Gear54
4.5/5  rDev +10%

Light amber in color with two fingers of thick head that last throughout the glass. Really amazing lace! Carmel and toffee smell with hints if malts.

Roasted malts with just enough hoppy bitterness to balance the beer. Carmel and toffee give it a touch of sweetness as well.

I would say I really agree with the overall ratings this one has gotten from this site. Another delicious beer from Sam smith.

Gear54, Aug 19, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +7.6%

Gator4life4, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

admh1972, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

mikecampbell411, Aug 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Blueribbon666, Aug 18, 2014
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4.02/5  rDev -1.7%

dms7502, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of ClavisAurea
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Usual Samuel Smith bottle size served in a pint glass at room temp.

Appearance: Removed the crown cap and the bottle popped with the carbonation release. Poured thick and rich with a solid 2 inch head that was light brown and made of fine bubbles. The head shrank down to a 1/4 inch and rode the glass to the bottom. Nice lace formed all along the way. The color is a medium brown and reddish hues. No haze and very clear. You can read the bottle label through the glass.

Nose: Caramel and toffee, no hop bitterness in the nose, malty with brown sugar notes

Taste: Very mild hop bitterness, just enough to take care of the malt that is in this wonderful brown ale. Layers of malt, toffee, caramel, slight English hop (Fuggle maybe), bready. Slight alcohol hit; not hot but definitely warming (surprising for this 5% ale). Mildly resinous hop finish.

Finish: Hoppy at first with a lingering malty roastiness. Still coats the mouth after 5 minutes between sips. This is a contemplative beer meant for enjoyment with friends and exciting food with lots of flavor and spice.

ClavisAurea, Aug 17, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +4.6%

Rocketman2013, Aug 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

KG710, Aug 17, 2014
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4.88/5  rDev +19.3%

Lookingloo2, Aug 17, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +7.6%

bisq, Aug 17, 2014
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4.35/5  rDev +6.4%

LodiRigglesbee, Aug 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

ShadyRigglesbee, Aug 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Joecaddie, Aug 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

cfadams17, Aug 17, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev -4.2%

Benh777, Aug 16, 2014
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4.53/5  rDev +10.8%

ChrisOS, Aug 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22.2%

IMZep, Aug 16, 2014
Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
91 out of 100 based on 3,148 ratings.