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Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout - Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate StoutSamuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout

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1,493 Ratings
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Ratings: 1493
Reviews: 334
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 11.93%


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

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rangerred on 10-16-2012)
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Reviews by scratch69:
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scratch69

Missouri

4.88/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I poured a bottle into a mug.

Appearance- Very dark brown color with two fingers worth of lingering tan head. Fair amount of patchy lace.

Smell- Strong aroma of chocolate.

Taste- Milk chocolate flavor with the faintest hint of roasted malt.

Mouthfeel- Full bodied, creamy, and very smooth. Very light amount of carbonation which goes great with this beer.

Overall- Fantastic beer! This is what all chocolate stouts and ales should aspire to. This definitely my new favorite.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2013 22:04:16 | More by scratch69
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adamette

Ohio

4.7/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Live review. Poured from the 550 mL bottle that my brother in law Bruce bought at Save On Tobacco & Beverage in Mentor, Ohio about a month ago. He then gave it to me after a party that he hosted. Thanks Bruce! Price tag on the bottle cap announces "3.99." Stamp on neck of bottle indicates "SI27M1" although I do not observe a "best by" date anywhere on the bottle.

A Great medium brown two inch head over a ver dark body that glows a deep mahogany in front of direct light. Nice look. 4.0

S Gentle stout with nice milk chocolate sweetness. I don't know about anyone else, but this is the best "chocolate stout" smell that I have encountered. 4.5

T Great smell carries right over into the taste. Dark roast malt is classically prepared (I would not expect anything else from Samuel Smith/Tadcaster) and the chocolate is the perfect companion that it was meant to be in all of the chocolate stouts that I have had before this one. THIS is how it is supposed to be done. Bravo! 5.0

M Smooth as silk feel that slips over my tongue and down my throat with ease. That was not always experienced with other chocolate stouts. There is a slight "heat" of alcohol on the back of my tongue and a hint of bitterness but the chocolately smoothness wins over. 4.5

D/O Drinkability is incredibly good. Overall this is a world class Chocolate Stout. In keeping with my traditions, I have not read any other review. It will interest me to see what the BA community thinks. 4.5

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 01:49:59 | More by adamette
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DIM

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

a: Dark brown body and abig but short lived white head.

s: Hershey's syrup, lactose, and a nice hint of vanilla.

t: Hershey's syrup and milk throughout with lactic vanilla at the end.

m: Milky and silky.

o: Very sweet, wish I could share this. I am enjoying nursing this one though.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 00:24:56 | More by DIM
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MacStinson

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -22.4%

04-20-2014 21:47:47 | More by MacStinson
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mcrawford

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-19-2014 18:48:04 | More by mcrawford
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LXIXME

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-17-2014 22:00:34 | More by LXIXME
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DKRowden

Washington

4.44/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22oz into a nonic pint. It has a great appearance almost black with low transparency and a 3/4 inch off white head. It has a delightful milk chocolate/dark chocolate nose. It has a nice creamy chocolate taste. It has a creamy mouth feel with a wet finish. Overall a very enjoyable chocolate stout.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2014 17:57:09 | More by DKRowden
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tclipse

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-17-2014 16:34:39 | More by tclipse
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jdkitchi

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-17-2014 01:31:22 | More by jdkitchi
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Burt

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-16-2014 22:13:46 | More by Burt
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bdudzik

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-15-2014 05:15:31 | More by bdudzik
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RoyFokker

California

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

04-15-2014 01:09:37 | More by RoyFokker
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erjbeer

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-14-2014 00:09:28 | More by erjbeer
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Gaddabble

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-13-2014 17:13:48 | More by Gaddabble
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t_holland

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-13-2014 03:50:26 | More by t_holland
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robertjskelton

Alabama

5/5  rDev +19.3%

04-13-2014 02:44:21 | More by robertjskelton
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Dave2234

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

04-13-2014 02:09:15 | More by Dave2234
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Hopstronaut

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-12-2014 23:30:55 | More by Hopstronaut
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valkyre65

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-12-2014 13:22:43 | More by valkyre65
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caahare

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

04-11-2014 05:53:26 | More by caahare
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cwelsh55

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-11-2014 02:57:10 | More by cwelsh55
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keithmurray

New York

4.33/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - dark brown color with tan head

smell - milk chocolate, cream, cocoa powder

Taste - milk chocolate, cocoa, cream

Mouthfeel - medium bodied, medium carbonation, smooth, rich, sweet, flavors linger, the aftertaste is similar to eating melted chocolate ice cream

Overall - very nice milk/sweet stout, lots of chocolate, worthy of a re- visit

price Point - $10.99/4 pk 12 oz bottles

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2014 02:47:07 | More by keithmurray
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Trent

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-11-2014 00:39:40 | More by Trent
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MikeC144

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-09-2014 15:01:00 | More by MikeC144
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zrab11

Indiana

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-09-2014 03:14:56 | More by zrab11
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Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
93 out of 100 based on 1,493 ratings.