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

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,795 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 1,795
Reviews: 1,076
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 21
Gots: 61 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-29-2001)
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Sampling a 2011-2012 bottle poured into a snifter. the beer is a gift from my brother Brian.
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The first sip reveals a lighter than anticipated body with very fine and tingly carbonation.
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Samuel Smith's Winter Welcome Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
83 out of 100 based on 1,795 ratings.