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

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Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout
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Ratings: 1,713
Reviews: 354
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 70
Gots: 156 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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Martstar

Ohio

5/5  rDev +19.3%

02-09-2013 19:36:32 | More by Martstar
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bigred89

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

02-09-2013 12:28:26 | More by bigred89
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OldTime

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

02-09-2013 07:12:10 | More by OldTime
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

02-09-2013 04:20:10 | More by KStark
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

02-09-2013 02:33:39 | More by huysmans
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jdbonnette


4.2/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great beer. Totally Hershey's milk chocolate in a bottle. Smell is strong chocolate, and body leaves a nice taste of chocolate on the pallet. Definitely an enjoyable beer for the once and a while drink. I would not consider this an every day drinker, but definitely something to change things up once and a while. Overall, great brew.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2013 01:55:29 | More by jdbonnette
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lic217

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

02-08-2013 23:55:02 | More by lic217
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tubeman

New York

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

02-08-2013 23:44:46 | More by tubeman
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Texas

5/5  rDev +19.3%

02-08-2013 23:43:40 | More by stoney1031
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MorgnPM

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.5%

02-08-2013 20:29:39 | More by MorgnPM
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Holmes698

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

02-08-2013 18:13:27 | More by Holmes698
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allenson21

New York

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

02-08-2013 18:12:10 | More by allenson21
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theleechster

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -4.5%

02-08-2013 02:26:41 | More by theleechster
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DavidST

Texas

3.76/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 550ml bottle into a tulip glass coded bottled date. This pours a pitch black color with a mid sized tan head which has a decent retention. The smells are somewhat sweet, a little chocolate, milk sugars, a little dark roasted malts. The feel is medium to thick. The taste is more sweet than I was expecting, lots of chocolate, milk sugar sweetness, a little bit of bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -22.4%

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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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Minnesota

3/5  rDev -28.4%

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Arizona

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Georgia

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Iowa

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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.28/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I really enjoy Samuel Smith beers, so was excited to pick up one of these to try.

The beer appears black with a thick, dense foamy head. A mouth watering appearance, really. Chocolate hits the nose right away. Sweet milk chocolate, chocolate milk, roast chocolate milk shake. You get the idea. Perhaps the beer is one dimensional to some degree, but damn, this is tasty. Light to medium in body. Creamy smooth feel on the palate. A must try for those who enjoy chocolate and beer. A beautiful marriage of the two. Impressive.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2013 03:40:46 | More by Huhzubendah
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Proclarush

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

02-05-2013 02:05:03 | More by Proclarush
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

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

I had this bottle poured in a pilsner type glass at my local bar. The Organic Chocolate was part of a beer incentive program.

The nose and flavor on this beer is a chocolate bomb. This is a chocolate lovers dream. I would say that this is more like an alcohol chocolate drink than a beer.

Overall I enjoyed this beer. It was smoothe, well balanced, and pretty tasty. I would drink more of this beer, and I recommend going out to pick some up.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2013 21:08:46 | More by ummswimmin
Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
93 out of 100 based on 1,713 ratings.