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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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3,488 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,488
Reviews: 1,412
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 12.22%
Wants: 202
Gots: 388 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-11-2001

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Ratings: 3,488 | Reviews: 1,412
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4.77/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours rich copper color into a dimpled mug with a light tan 1" head, decent retention. Caramel and malty smell with some nuttiness. Caramel and malts are tasted first with a nutty dry finish. Medium body with a slight bitterness. Lively amount of carbonation. Overall, great brown ale that I will continue to buy.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.31/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A-pours a nice red amber with a tan sudsy head that clings to the side of the glass and has pretty nice retention
S-caramel, a bit nutty,lingering sweetness, hop aroma to speak of
T-More caramel sweetness up front followed by a nutty, biscuit flavor and finishes a bit dry. Hops provide nice balance and keep the sweetness in check.
M-light-medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation
O-Damn fine beer. Excellent balance and very drinkable beer that is a straight forward take on the style.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.12/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

550 ml bottle poured into Samuel Smith's imperial pint glass.

A - Pours a clear reddish brown with a finger and a half of light brown/khaki head.

S - Sweet bready malts, caramel, nutty, and a bit earthy

T - Taste is similar to the aroma, with lots of sweet bready malts, some sweet caramel, a fair amount of nuttiness, and a slight earthy hop bitterness. Slightly metallic...though my other bottles of this haven't had that.

M - Thin-to-moderate body with low-to-moderate carbonation. It's a very mild, easy drinking ale with a bit of stickiness in the aftertaste.

O - A really solid brown ale from Sam Smith's...one I could drink any time. It's got a great sweet and nutty flavor and is certainly easy to drink.

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.04/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 550 ml bottle into an imperial pint.

A- Red-brown, translucent body, with carbonation clinging to the walls of the glass. Tan two finger head is nice and lumpy and retains really well. (Samuel Smith knows how to make a good head!)

S- Nutty, and some caramel/toffee. Off scent of something metallic is a little discouraging.

T- Malty and nutty foreground get supported with a sweet toffee finish. A slight hint of metal. NOt as much as the aroma, however.

M- Smooth, drinkable, and a slightly chewy body. Very satisfying.

O- Yummy malty nut brown. Samuel Smith is a leader in this style. I'd rate it higher if the metallic aroma and slight taste were gone.

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
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