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

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Ratings: 2,407
Reviews: 449
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.85%
Wants: 141
Gots: 485 | FT: 3
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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:
Beer added by: rangerred on 10-16-2012

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.
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Photo of EdrickCS
4.16/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ArkyPalmer
3.93/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rtaffet
4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lwillitz
4.45/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12-oz bottle into porter/stout glass

A - pitch black under a modest layer of medium tan foam

S - sweet chocolate milk

T - sweet cocoa, chocolate milk, slight bitterness in the finish

M - smooth, creamy medium body; low to moderate carbonation

O - I'm reviewing this as a sweet stout. Far too sweet for any other style, but very good for what it is. Excellent dessert beer.

Photo of Burkbom23
3.46/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of janey323
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Lenny8676
5/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Jerryodell
4.58/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of citruscane
4.09/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tt_andy
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

classic beer, overall a very good beer

Photo of Rootscipio
4.15/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tdenham
4.32/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dewsby
3.88/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of InspectorBob
4.24/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jayhawknv
4.92/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of leantom
4.28/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Have heard so much about this beer. Here goes:

A: Good. Black, some red hue, pours a massive head with good lacing. Head lingers quite well.

S: Great. Lots of chocolate, milk, and cream. Not bitter at all; in fact, the beer is quite sweet.

T: Very good. Cocoa, milk chocolate. Delicious.

F: Only bad part about the beer. A little too light, IMO. Perhaps I shouldn't have had it so warm.

O: Great beer.

Photo of jren
3.45/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Tasted okay but was had a thin feel when I drank. This is the second organic I've tried that had a similar thin feel.

Photo of mchengcit
4.59/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Eric1017
4.61/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Antc2382
4.45/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Look- opaque. No light gets thru this baby. Tan head quickly dissipates and then rings around the glass. I love a large, frothy head, especially on my stouts and that is the only disappointment here. Smell- awesome. High quality dark chocolate with a hint of cream. No hops here. Taste- great. You get some nice dark chocolate with a roasted malt character. I love this style and this is one of the better tasting. Chocolate lovers dream. Low Abv keeps this nice and drinkable. Mouthfeel- luscious and creamy. A slight carbonation at the end. Sip and enjoy this fine import!

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4.87/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of AMCPhD
4.21/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.29/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mpolewan
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of andyjeigh
4.39/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
94 out of 100 based on 2,407 ratings.