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

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

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Ratings: 1,698
Reviews: 354
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 69
Gots: 148 | FT: 2
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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:
Brewed with well water (the original well, sunk in 1758, is still in use with the hard water is drawn from 85 feet underground), the gently roasted organic chocolate malt and real organic cocoa used in this ale impart a delicious, smooth and creamy character, with inviting deep flavours and a delightful finish - this is the perfect marriage of satisfying stout and luxurious chocolate that will lead to smiles and refills. Samuel Smith's brews in traditional coppers, uses stone 'Yorkshire Squares' for fermentation, and ships every bottle from the brewery with great pride.

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

Georgia

1.75/5  rDev -58.2%

01-06-2014 02:09:13 | More by atlandy
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imduffman

Ohio

1.75/5  rDev -58.2%

12-29-2012 16:48:27 | More by imduffman
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yardkl

Georgia

1.83/5  rDev -56.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75

I hated it. I was expecting a roasted dry cocoa flavor. Instead it tasted like Newcastle with Hershey's chocolate syrup added. Very disappointed. One of the few beers I was not able to finish. If you are not into sweets STAY AWAY. Expensive beer and not worth it in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2014 03:06:47 | More by yardkl
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Sunshineoforegon

Oregon

1.91/5  rDev -54.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Bottle: Design is nice
Color: dark chocolate color
Foaming: creates 1/2 '' of foam and stays very long time
smells: not quite appetizing sweet but fake chocolate and sugary taste
first feel: chocolate and acidic
fake chocolate smell and taste.
mouth-feel: full body but acidic
finish: acidic bitter at the end weird chocolate

overall: did not like the aroma neither the smell

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2013 07:59:51 | More by Sunshineoforegon
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Beer21

Florida

2/5  rDev -52.3%

07-16-2014 20:02:11 | More by Beer21
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pin

Australia

2/5  rDev -52.3%

03-23-2014 01:29:26 | More by pin
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Goldfishman

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -52.3%

12-05-2012 01:06:38 | More by Goldfishman
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AdamFleisner


2/5  rDev -52.3%

12-28-2012 02:49:25 | More by AdamFleisner
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ljthockey7

Ohio

2/5  rDev -52.3%

06-12-2013 02:04:33 | More by ljthockey7
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CORKSCREWFISH

Illinois

2/5  rDev -52.3%

01-23-2013 14:09:49 | More by CORKSCREWFISH
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thegerm87

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -52.3%

01-23-2013 01:04:33 | More by thegerm87
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Mitchster

Michigan

2.1/5  rDev -49.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

$5.29 for a 550ml bottle. Pours out to a clear dark mahogany, forming a tall soapy tan head with very good retention and lacing. Moderate strong carbonation, ~3.0 carbs. The nose is redolent with tootsie roll fake chocolate smell, not really much more than that....Carob. The mouthfeel is medium-light bodied and somewhat cloying. The taste begins with tootsie roll, has some peanut in the middle, then tootsie roll in the finish. Very mild bitterness, quite sweet considering the lighter body. Minimal to absent roast flavor. Metallic finish with an aftertaste of saccharin.

This is a pretty gross beer. The obviously fake chocolate extract flavor doesn't sit well with the saccharin aftertaste and the metallic finish and the absolute lack of roast flavor. Would not buy it again or recommend it unless you're into "beers" like this. Ugh.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2013 23:32:52 | More by Mitchster
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Moheban

California

2.25/5  rDev -46.3%

12-20-2013 04:56:20 | More by Moheban
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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

2.35/5  rDev -43.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Pours jet black with a light tan head. In the aroma, sweet chocolate, kind of like Hershey's syrup. In the taste, like Hershey's syrup, uber sweet. A small bite, but mainly smooth, and a medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, and a small dry sweet chocolate in the aftertaste. Uber sweet and sticky, kind of Hershey's syrup like, kind of icky.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2012 18:01:54 | More by OWSLEY069
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -40.3%

06-22-2013 12:47:43 | More by wattoclone
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HawaiianSteel

Hawaii

2.5/5  rDev -40.3%

10-21-2013 06:01:00 | More by HawaiianSteel
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -40.3%

12-26-2013 19:40:52 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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justforrazors

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -40.3%

06-17-2013 12:56:52 | More by justforrazors
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beernads

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -40.3%

07-03-2013 09:14:04 | More by beernads
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RochefortChris

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -40.3%

12-04-2013 05:02:52 | More by RochefortChris
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Billington

Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -40.3%

01-28-2013 04:07:23 | More by Billington
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -40.3%

11-04-2012 20:24:21 | More by Rekrule
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DavidGross

Ohio

2.54/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

This beer was not what I expected. Pour into glass was exciting, dark beer, thick head. Aroma was good, came off like a stout. Taste wise was a huge let down. The chocolate was horribly artificial and not from grain or cacao. I was really expecting it one way or another, but the way it came off was a let down. At least I had other stout options to go to for round 2.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2013 02:51:28 | More by DavidGross
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danielfda

Italy

2.75/5  rDev -34.4%

01-26-2014 01:04:25 | More by danielfda
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AmandaSchaefer

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -34.4%

04-15-2013 23:01:35 | More by AmandaSchaefer
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Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
93 out of 100 based on 1,698 ratings.