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Samuel Smith's Organic Best Ale - Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

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BA SCORE
89
very good

575 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 575
Reviews: 370
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 36
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-27-2001)
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Pours light and cloudy with a strong floral bouquet. Taste is fresh and light and easy to drink. Bitter flavors with light malt, almost refreshing, slightly grassy with a mild spice to it.

Smells better than it tastes, not great but a good session beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2003 18:48:53 | More by assurbanipaul
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Samuel Smith's Organic Best Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
89 out of 100 based on 575 ratings.