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Samuel Smith's Imperial Stout - Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

Samuel Smith's Imperial StoutSamuel Smith's Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,843 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 2843
Reviews: 1630
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11.48%


Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 02-27-2001)
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Bone53

Pennsylvania

4.39/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a snifter at around 55°F

Appearance: Medium pour with a thin tan head. Black as can be with no light coming through.

Smell: I get a ton of dark fruit in the nose (prunes and raisins) along with roasted malts.

Taste: Like the nose; Roasted malts balanced with dark fruits. The flavors are mellow compared to American counterparts yet blended extremely well.

Mouthfeel: Very light compared to the American version. Low on bitterness and goes down smooth. Drinkable for a imperial.

Overall: As with most English beers, I find this light compared to American examples that I'm use to. However, it is extremely balanced and I'll grab this again when I'm in the mood for a drinkable yet balanced and flavorful Imperial Stout.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2014 06:16:09 | More by Bone53
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archyquaffer

Montana

4.58/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I love the label on this beer- ornate, black and white, pictures of all their medals of yore, and includes a variation on the Yorkshire rose symbol. It looks like something straight out of the 19th century.

Poured from a 18.7 ounce narrow necked bottle into a shaker pint. A moderate pour produces about 2 inches of frothy, billowing sticky and semi-stiff head. The beer is very dark brown, bordering on black. When I drink a little down and fill it up again, the last ounce or two causes the head to billow up again.

I get a lovely sweet mineral and malt aroma right off the bat- best beer aroma ever. Tons of complexity are evident in the flavor-aromas, including distinct dark cherry, chocolate, plum, coffee, nut, chocolate, and a slight leafy note reminiscent of celery. A fruity, spicy tang is quite apparent, particularly when you draw the foam off the top. This lightly sweet tang lingers into the aftertaste to balance some bitterness. Bitterness is relatively low in comparison to a stout brewed in the U.S., but it is subtle, and complements and even draws forth the malt flavors rather than hiding or overwhelming them. Not as chewy as many stouts are, and completely lacking in the over-the-top hop or extremely bitter, stale, burnt coffee flavors found in some American stouts.

I think yeast and mineral water are doing some unique things here. I wonder what chorus of little, beneficial bugs inhabit those Yorkshire squares? It's interesting to note, as I found out with a little online searching, that the Yorkshire Square process developed from early 18th century research on the absorption of gases into liquids. These squares are made of slate, which is known for its thermal stability and chemical inertness.

This is a classic and very accessible beer, and perhaps the best beer available in my area (and actually kinda cheap!). It is very unique and complex, and should be savored. I gotta remember to load up on this at Christmastime. Cheerio!

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2014 06:02:43 | More by archyquaffer
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dank203

New Jersey

4.05/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

very nice beer, can taste cherry malt, hints of light and dark chocolate. really creamy feel, aroma is sweet subtle chocolate, very nice to smell and taste simultaneously. medium bodied so not a huge viscous stout. reminds me more of an "export stout" like Guinness export

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2014 18:23:54 | More by dank203
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Ohiolager

Ohio

4.43/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Samuel smith's imperial stout 550 ML brown bottle $3.49(OH)

no freshness date. i looked over and over again. just some codes on the neck (SH27M1) fresh beer only revealed it was bottled on 8-27-2013. and stouts have great shelf lives. should be good until 8-27-2014.

poured into a pint glass. pours jet black, almost zero light comes through. leaves a three finger super thick head, that stays around for ages. nice silky bubbles are pressed up against the glass by the thick tan head.lots of clingy spider web lacing leaves a desirable look.

it smells rather strong for 7% ABV, i smell strong malts followed by coffee, caramels and chocolates. the aroma is very roasted/toasted and inviting.

the taste is rather mellow, heavy roasted malts followed by a coffee blast with a touch of warmth. a slight taste of chocolate and caramels. the end taste is of that of cocoa and naturally is a tad bitter.

the mouth feel is medium bodied and feels creamy with only a hint of carbonation. has that strong stout feel and aftertaste.

overall this is an excellent stout. i have no real complaints, however decoding that date in the store could be a problem. and if it was old i would take it back, being an inconvenience. a great imperial stout being more towards the light side, ABV wise.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2014 03:00:51 | More by Ohiolager
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

4.09/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed out of a 16.9 oz bottle with gold foil concealing the neck and cap and no bottling date that I can discern. Poured into a 50 cL glass stein with a textured exterior. A listed ABV of 7% reveals in interesting juxtaposition between this beer's name and the ever-increasing use of "Imperial" in modern parlance to mean above 7.5% alcohol. I've had this many times in the past, but decided to finally record my enjoyment for posterity (or something).

Appearance - A moderately aggressive pour yields a two-finger head the color of mocha tan, dense and creamy looking, with lots of microbubbles and a meringue-like surface until some pocking starts to show. Beneath the pie topping head sits a body of jet black, hinting at shades of dark taupe when held immediately in front of the light. Head retains for a bit before slinking down and settling as a thick film across the surface, leaving silky, but short-lived sheets of lace that fade away completely after awhile.

Smell - A rich blend of roasted malt and bittersweet chocolate notes along with dark, dried fruit and licorice. To me, the most dominant elements are the roasted component and licorice--the other aromas are mere complementary players. Dark fruit comprised of dates, prunes, but fleeting and mostly overpowered by the strong roasted notes, bordering on char.

Taste - Pleasantly bitter baker's chocolate and more roasted malt, like burnt toast are the standard-bearers for the flavor. There is a slight malty sweetness at first with each sip, but it quickly makes way for a more lingering espresso-like bitterness. Not much--if any--in the way of hop characteristics, which is just fine by me. To my palate, a generous presence of hops can confuse the flavor for this style.

Mouthfeel - Chewy and luscious medium-to-heavy body with moderate, creamy carbonation and a slightly viscous mouthfeel. Lingering bitterness in the aftertaste.

Overall, a fantastic beer from an English brewery that I just love. Proof positive that a Russian Imperial Stout doesn't need loads of alcohol content to have tons of flavor and interest-generating potential. And this one is great in that the whole is more than the sum of its parts. It's a wonderful thing that you can just go to most respectable beer stores and grab this one off the shelf. In fact, you should do it if you haven't.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2014 14:01:18 | More by LambicPentameter
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beholder_pl

Poland

4.56/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: pitch black with thick tan head that drops slowly and marks the glass nicely.

Aroma: mostly dark chocolate and coffee, a bit roasty and malty. Some fruity sweetness in the back. Aroma is not very intense, but not weak as well. This is a classic imperial stout, so there's nothing wrong.

Taste: first comes dark chocolate, than coffee, which is a bit acidic, than average roastiness. Malty, rather sweet and averagely bitter.

Mouthfeel: full bodied, oily, very soft carbonation, almost flat.

Overall: Highly recommended to every stout and imperial stout lover out there. Classic, great beer.

Enjoyed from a snifter glass.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2014 19:23:32 | More by beholder_pl
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chinchill

South Carolina

4.34/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

550 ml bottle served in a goblet.
Pours dark chocolate in color, nearly black in the glass, with a decent, semi-durable tan head.

Aroma: complex; rich; appealing; balanced.

Has a rich, malty flavor with just the right amounts of sweetness, bitterness and 'coffee'. Great balance and blend of flavors. Lasting aftertaste of coffee and dark roasted grains.

Feel: full, creamy smooth body with perfect carbonation.

O: not innovative but world class nonetheless!

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2014 21:27:35 | More by chinchill
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M_C_Hampton

Georgia

4.2/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: poured from a 550 ml bottle into a pint glass, dark brown with a large dark tan head that lingers leaving good lacing, clear

S: brown sugar, caramel, slight bourbon, vanilla, very sweet

T: very nice flavor, not as sweet as the nose, coffee, chocolate, brown sugar, toasted malt, finish bitters with British hop flavor noticeable

M: thinner and less oily than expected alcohol well hidden, slightly higher carbonation

O: an old brew that is still very good, it isn't the aggressive American version of the style, flavors are more subtle and controlled

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2014 03:29:58 | More by M_C_Hampton
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Nostrajonus

Oklahoma

4.19/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A- Black pour with a two finger creamy tan head that is amazing.

S-Roasted barley and with hints of dark chocolate and hops.

T- Rich malts and dark chocolate. The hops are there too, but in the background. Complex and well put together.

M- Creamy smoothness. This drinks really well.

O- Had this before, and will have it again. Drinks very well, full bodied flavor, reasonably priced.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2014 23:51:33 | More by Nostrajonus
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MartzMimic

Oklahoma

4.31/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark brown with a creamy brown head. It dissipates fairly quickly leaving a bit of lacing. Smells of chocolate, dark fruits and bit of coffee. Those same things follow to taste with some alcohol. A touch of bitterness that increases a bit as it warms. Nice oily mouth. This has everything you want in a stout.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2014 02:05:44 | More by MartzMimic
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

4.04/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle was poured into a large snifter.

Appearance: This beer poured a crazy two finger mocha head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pitch black color with no clarity or vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Super awesome lacing down the glass.

Smell: Roastiness, chocolate, smoke, bready malts, caramel, toffee, and old Sammy smith ale aroma,

Taste: Toffee, caramel, chocolate, roasted coffee, mild tingly bitterness, typical old ale Sammy flavor.

Mouthfeel: Silky creamy smooth, medium to full bodied, low to medium carbonation, a little chewy, and delicious.

Overall:

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2014 05:37:35 | More by Flounder57
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n2185

North Carolina

3.56/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours black with two fingers of tan head that fades into a thin cap with solid lacing.

S: Roasted malts with sweet cocoa, molasses, and some dark fruits like prunes and raisins dominate. There are also some faint licorice and bubblegum notes underneath.

T: Roasted malts here as well with semi-sweet chocolate, a bit of molasses, and some licorice flavors. The finish is slightly bitter and charred.

M: Medium-thick body with medium carbonation, this beer is pretty drinkable for a stout while avoiding being too watery or sticky.

O: A solid beer, overall, and definitely a unique take on the style.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2014 03:43:57 | More by n2185
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BierJager89

California

4.28/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Black with a mocha head.

S: Dark roast coffee, dark chocolate, dark fruit, and some roasty and nutty malts in the nose.

T: Taste is more dark chocolate than coffee, still some dark fruit, and some malty nuttiness.

M: Full bodied and smoothish.

O: This was one of my first imperial stouts and it really drew me to the style as well as the brewery. They make some of best English beers I've ever had.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2014 21:37:32 | More by BierJager89
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boilermakerbrew

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours pitch black in the body with a creamy, tan head. Super dense, frothy head forms and retains very, very well. Lacing is also very good.

S- Dark malts dominate the smell of this beer. Hints of dark fruit and a slight metallic flavor mix in under the toasty malts. Dark fruits turn gradually toward a very bready scent, which is the lingering scent.

T- Dark, roasty, and slightly bready, this beer is fairly simple, yet delicious. This beer starts with some toasted dark malts, then moves toward a hint of dark fruits. Biscuit and bread notes come after the touch of dark fruits before the roasted malts return to end the drink.

M- Very smooth, medium levels of carbonation, and fairly thick. Drinks very easy for an imperial, but is still thick and smooth.

Overall, this is an exceptional, affordable, delicious imperial stout. Doesn't kill you with too many heavy flavors or too much booze. This is a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2014 01:22:34 | More by boilermakerbrew
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angusdegraosta

New York

4.45/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Deep brown to black, opaque. When you pour it, the carbonation cascades. Head is ample. Smells like fermented raisins and fruit - magnificent. The taste comes out best at warmer temperatures: the full roasted flavor can overpower the palate if swilled. When sipped and tasted first from the tip of the tongue, you get the full effect. The hops balance the roasted fruit flavor. Very pleasant feel. The drinking experience matches the beer's reputation as a classic - love it.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2014 02:06:04 | More by angusdegraosta
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mpedara429

Massachusetts

4.44/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark brown and almost black in color. Three fingers of khaki colored head and some nice drapery left as lacing.

S: Roasted malt, chocolate, and a hint of vanilla.

T: Very smoky at the start and then takes on the character of the nose

M: Medium-heavy body that is chewy with medium carbonation.

O: Awesome, awesome, awesome. Nice complexity and balance. The smokiness and vanilla make this different. Also, more affordable than some of the other imperial stouts.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2014 22:15:45 | More by mpedara429
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dcmchew

Romania

4.74/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Almost pitch black, long lasting one finger beige head, extremely sticky.
Rich smell of roasted malts, caramel, coffee, dark fruit (plus faint red wine), really good.
Initial taste is of rich dark chocolate, caramel, rich roasted malts. Big espresso notes, with lots of cocoa powder. Big hints of vanilla and licorice. Mild dark fruit (obvious raisin, fig, plum), with berries, cherries and dark grapes (bringing a mustiness). Low citrus also, with a nice crispness adding freshness to the heavy roast. Nice woody notes, with a low smokiness and light burnt wood/charcoal. Mild hoppy presence.
Creamy, with a warm booze that gives the beer almost a cognac feel.
A beautiful complex imperial stout, really good.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2014 19:12:18 | More by dcmchew
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CalgaryFMC

Alberta (Canada)

4.24/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a classic Samuel Smith's bottle into a goblet. I am a major advocate of this brewery, appreciating the unique yeast and diacetyl character of their brews as well as the malt complexity. This is probably one of the top Russian imperial stouts in the world, providing a supreme balance of deep, rich malt flavors, sweetness, and perhaps surprisingly prominent hop flavors, hitting all these targets without going out of balance. Pours a Stygian opaque black with a few reddish highlights here and there, with ample rich tan foam. Releases an assertive admixture of buttery, chocolate, coffee, roast barley, and toasty aroma notes, roughly in that order. Tastes of chocolate brownie, caramel sauce, freeze-dried coffee crystals, plums, smoked corn husk, light rum, wood, Samuel Smith house yeast and earthy, grassy hops with maybe a hint of citrus rind. Incredible complexity of flavor with the expected heavy, thick body and low to moderate carbonation. The alcohol burn is there but less harsh and astringent than some American examples of the style. I appreciate the refined and measured approach to a "big beer" and this epitomizes that ideal.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2014 04:55:47 | More by CalgaryFMC
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Chiefy770

Illinois

4.69/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 550 ML bottle into a nonic pint glass.

Appearance: Dense coffee-black body. A generous brown head forms and leaves a great amount of sticky lacing throughout.

Smell: Brownies. Dark fruit. Toasted grains.

Taste: Toasted malts. Dark chocolate. The hops kick in and create a coffee-like bitterness. Overall the sweetness and bitterness battle throughout the entire glass. All of these wonderfully complexities sit against a smokey, woody backdrop.

Mouthfeel: Creamy and smooth. Nearly a full bodied brew.

Overall: Bow down to this classic. I put one in the cellar, plan on trying with a year on it, but this one is remarkable fresh. The great balance and fullness of flavor make this one stand out from the other Imperials.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 23:12:39 | More by Chiefy770
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Hops4Pops

Texas

4.96/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Bottle says 1 pint, 2.7 FL Oz 550 ML
A: Side pour into a pint glass. Lots of thick rich head, 3 fingers thick. Tannish off-white head with a very interesting texture. Thick foam with bubbles in size up to about 1/16th of an inch. Head retention is excellent. Most of the lacing is oily but a bit of sticky lacing on the sides is forming as head slowly recedes. The lacing that is left is very sticky. Reflective light reveals about as dark a brown as you can get, almost black. Light shining through the beer reveals only the slightest amount of light passing through the beer and it is a dark red color.
S: Lots of burnt malt and sugars. Dark fruit(s) raisin, plum. Coffee. Chocolate. Bittering hops. Alcohol. Oak like burned wood taste very faintly in the background. Very rich. Expectations are high.
T: The smell does not reveal the way this ale tastes. The ordering of the flavors is different than the ordering of the smell. Coolio! Burnt malt, sweetness, chocolate, hops, dark fruit, raisin, plum. Finishes with a very nice bittering hops profile and the taste of the way a burned out campfire of oak wood smells. A very dry finish and very bitter with an interesting burned wood sort of taste. Its like the smoky taste of a very nice scotch without all the afterburn from alcohol to cover it up. Wow.
M: Very medium bodied and and creamy. Finish feels rather thin and very dry. A little bit of warming from the alcohol.
O:Incredibly complex and very well blended in an unusual way. I want another quaff to see what else I can find in it. Smiles. Very robust. Complex. Well rounded. Balanced. Very Unique. Unusually well constructed to be able to put all of this into one beer. I would recommend this to anyone as an incredible execution of style. Not for the faint of tongue. Definitely an acquired taste and not a way to introduce ANYONE to craft beer!!!

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2014 06:33:36 | More by Hops4Pops
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DougT

Ohio

4.68/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a Sam Adams glass at 47 degrees.

Black as night, even to the edges of the glass. 2+ fingers of dark golden brown frothy head. Dissipates leaving considerable clingy lacing. A solid foam layer lasts throughout the drink.

Smells of roasted grains, toffee, some sweetness, a little hops. Smells a bit like a dark wine with hops added. A complex smell that makes my mouth water.

Tastes of Cognac or dark grape juice, just a subtle hop bitterness, slight coffee flavor, sweetness only in the aftertaste. Flavors don't follow the nose completely, which adds complexity. Alcohol is well hidden. Nicely balanced.

Mouthfeel is a strong medium. Nicely carbonated. Flavors are forward on the tongue. There is no alcohol burn on the throat.

This is a very complex, nuanced, flavorful beer worthy of praise. I am enjoying this more as time goes by. As it warms the wine flavors are reduced and more dark fruit and yeast flavors come forward. The hop flavors are not as prominent as I expected, the roast subtle, they yeasts are not overpowering, and thought I get a nice warm feeling the alcohol flavors are well suppressed.

This is a very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2014 03:03:04 | More by DougT
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

4.45/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2nd Beer of 2014: 355ml Bottle, BBD Aug 2014, poured into a Palm badged tulip on 1st Jan.

Black with a deep, tanned head.

Coffee nose with dark chocolate notes and a mildly over roasted over smell.

The taste mirrors the aromas but more bitter than the sweetness I half expected from the esters coming out of the glass.

Smooth mouthfeel, the alcohol is hidden very well by the flavours and overall it's a great beer with few equals in it's style.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2014 22:11:43 | More by BlackHaddock
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Franziskaner

Missouri

4.31/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Black as night. Minimal head retention,but what remains is a light brown in color. Aroma of plums, fig,and black licorice. Creamy and silky mouthfeel. I get loads of roasted barley with a sweetness of plums and figs. You get a warmth of alcohol and a lingering bitterness in the end.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2013 22:31:22 | More by Franziskaner
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TheBeer

Wisconsin

3.54/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Beautiful color with a head that lasts throughout the beer.
S: Best aspect of the beer in my opinion. A chocolate/ molasses smell to it.
M: Pretty decent body to the beer. Expected from the style.
T: I'm hoping this is just a dud bottle, because this is not very appealing. A very potent taste of wine takes over this beer as it hits the palate. The aftertaste makes up for the former with lasting notes of what you would expect from an RIS.
O: Not very pleased with this beer, granted it was only round 1. I enjoyed the Oatmeal Stout and Taddy Porter much much more than I did this, which isn't what I was expecting. Perhaps I drank the only tainted bottle in the pack, or perhaps I just don't have the taste buds for the product they produced.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2013 03:43:19 | More by TheBeer
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bigpatvoodoodad

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A - pitch black with a brown head. Good 3 finger head

S - raisins, chocolate, plum

T - complex taste of chocolate with roasted malt

M - Just right. Not too thick or thin. Almost reminiscent of a porter.

O - This is an excellent stout and has become one of my favorites. I am a fan of stouts and this is by far one of my favorites in this style.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2013 15:06:27 | More by bigpatvoodoodad
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Samuel Smith's Imperial Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
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