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

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Samuel Smith's Imperial StoutSamuel Smith's Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,095 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,095
Reviews: 1,647
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 138
Gots: 180 | FT: 0
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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4.08/5  rDev -2.4%

beerforpresident, Sep 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

This was very good. Some interesting toffee notes, etc on the nose, however the deep, full flavors and dark roasty nightmares I expect in an RIS were a bit lacking. That said, this is a really nice beer, and I would definitely drink again (esp. if I were out of my homebrewed RIS!).

Mikus, Sep 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

Robyn, Sep 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Tafyob41, Sep 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

I suppose I've been ruined by American Imp Stouts weighing in at 10% ABV and higher. My first time with
this one, and I've been left wanting more. It's great, no doubt, with sweet toasted malt and dark fruit hitting home.
I like it. It's great. But I passed up an Expedition Stout in my fridge to have it, and there's where I went wrong.
I would gladly have this again, but I'd say think of this as a bigger single porter or a smaller imp stout...

beerdedking, Sep 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

johnwetterstrand, Sep 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

StevenK708, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

JavierGC, Sep 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

AmishLightning, Sep 03, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +9.1%

emerald27, Sep 01, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -11.5%

Slongie, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Edhel, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

nobadeer, Sep 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Faunland, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

masterofsparks, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

SD0430, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

22Blue, Aug 29, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -1.9%

JPJAM, Aug 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

ToddThompson, Aug 27, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

DBosco, Aug 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

jordanimal, Aug 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Skagnetti, Aug 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

Ristaccia, Aug 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

RichH55, Aug 25, 2014
Samuel Smith's Imperial Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
93 out of 100 based on 3,095 ratings.