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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: 13 | 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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dippy

Massachusetts

3.7/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured a light gold with light carbonation. The head was inpressive at first but disappeared quickly.

Smelled slightly sweet. Some fruit and bready.

Taste was bread and butter. Good maltiness (it is an ale)well balenced. Great drinkability. I could house these beers (and I did).

Good beer. A tad expensive to drink every day for me, but I found a new go to beer when I don't know what to drink.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2008 13:41:44 | More by dippy
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Mouthfeel: light bodied with a bit of ale fluffiness and a mostly dry finish.
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Samuel Smith's Organic Best Ale from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
89 out of 100 based on 575 ratings.