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

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,150 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,150
Reviews: 1,652
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.51%
Wants: 146
Gots: 202 | 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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4/5  rDev -4.1%

AnthonyD12, Sep 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

kybeerdrinker, Sep 22, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Black, light brown foam, not bad.
Good but not too intense smell. Coffee, toasted, almond.
In the mouth a good toaste note, chocolate, some vanilla.
A good hoppiness, balancing the present sweetness.
Some artichoke and nut hints.
After a bit of warming, the flavours and aromas are more opened and intense. Good balance.
It remains a quite drinkable beer, despite its 7 ABV, and it structure.

stcules, Sep 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

One of my favorites. Easy mellow drinking.

finz2thestout, Sep 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Casterbridge, Sep 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -22.1%

addiwilliams, Sep 21, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +2.6%

steverx8, Sep 20, 2014
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4.92/5  rDev +18%

Acidik_Inc, Sep 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Skabiski, Sep 20, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +6.5%

SnifterLifter, Sep 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

leroybrown10, Sep 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Btip1969, Sep 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.9%

bassboneman, Sep 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

kotzbauerm, Sep 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

mountaincoffee, Sep 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

NickPiezzo, Sep 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

pwdiamond, Sep 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

shimon666, Sep 17, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +0.7%

noproduction, Sep 15, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +4.6%

SteveB3014, Sep 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Nate_Christian93, Sep 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

calebv2, Sep 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

Review based on the BJCP2008 guidelines (style 13F). Bottle 36cl - Batch L14023. AROMA: roasted aromas mixed with port-like vinous notes. chocolate aromas and dried fruits (figs). APPEARANCE: black and opaque with a Brown head with average retention. slight legging. TASTE: roasted malt, chocolate, strong coffe and slight dried dark fruits. faint hop flavours and some vinous like notes. medium-low bitterness with a relatively sweet finish. low alcohol warmth. PALATE: medium body with low alcohol warmth. medium carbonation. OVERALL: an intense and complex imperial stout with a good range of aromas and flavours. lacks a bit of body and alcohol presence.

titvs, Sep 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.9%

Jeff_Benson, Sep 12, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19.9%

ChrisForman, Sep 12, 2014
Samuel Smith's Imperial Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
93 out of 100 based on 3,150 ratings.