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Samuel Smith's Winter Welcome Ale - Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

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Samuel Smith's Winter Welcome AleSamuel Smith's Winter Welcome Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,967 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 1,967
Reviews: 1,102
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 31
Gots: 117 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-29-2001

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not a bad brew, all-around. Samuel Smith is famous for brewing high-quality beers. This one is no exception. It is respectable in color, and has a good ale aroma, however unlike many seasonals, this bier is not burdened with heaviness in spice and sweetness. This brew is well worth the try. Prost!

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Look – clear amber color with steady carbonation and about a finger and a half’s worth of khaki-colored foam that dissipates somewhat slowly.

Smell – somewhat of a malty smell, with almost a spice-like quality that’s hidden subtly beneath it.

Taste – malty still, but in the taste the hops make their presence known. They’re more felt than actually tasted, their bite coming into the middle of the tasting. There’s indeed a slight spiciness that impacts the tasting at both the beginning and in the finish. A muskiness lingers in the vapor of it.

Mouthfeel – pretty well-balanced, but leans a little more toward the watery side.

Overall – not a bad brew at all. Pretty subtle in most of its characteristics, but still good-tasting and decently interesting to taste.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Amber orange with a moderate white head. Minimal lace from this one. Nice colour, that's about it.

Nose is hops and just a hint of lemon. Taste is of hops and a touch of nuts – not quite as interesting or intense as some of Smiths other offerings. Hop bitterness lingers for just a short bit.

I've really quite enjoyed a number of other Samuel Smith beers, but this one just isn't quite in the same league as some of the others although it is certainly decent enough in and of itself.

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Samuel Smith's Winter Welcome Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
83 out of 100 based on 1,967 ratings.