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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: 1,799
Reviews: 357
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 11.67%
Wants: 76
Gots: 193 | FT: 2
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:
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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joelmichaelcoffman

Texas

5/5  rDev +19%

04-03-2014 11:41:40 | More by joelmichaelcoffman
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theteleman

California

4/5  rDev -4.8%

Pours dark black with a medium to thin off white head. Smells like chocolate, looks like chocolate... Also getting a little malty smell on the nose too. Taste is first and foremost(you guessed it) chocolatey. Lots of chocolate and a smooth creamy mouthfeel. I personally can't taste any alcohol in this beer, its really really smooth and easy to drink. Not a particularly heavy brew, when compared with the rest of the stouts on the market where I am, this is pretty light.

04-03-2014 04:51:07 | More by theteleman
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devilfluff

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

04-03-2014 00:49:25 | More by devilfluff
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comicblunder89

Florida

5/5  rDev +19%

04-03-2014 00:16:35 | More by comicblunder89
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KHarz

New York

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

04-02-2014 16:13:24 | More by KHarz
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AntMan76009

Texas

5/5  rDev +19%

Appearance- blek like chocolate with a nice tan head
Smell- chocolate
Taste- chocolate
Mouthfeel- like bubbly chocolate milk

I didnt expect a chocolate stout to actually taste like chocolate, but it does. How they do dis? It tastes just like chocolate. Wut. Is this beer or some sort of tastey dessert? I want to pour this on ice cream. I want to dip strawberries in this beer. I want to pour this in my Cocoa Pebbles, want to bask in this chocolatey goodness for eternity.

03-31-2014 22:00:26 | More by AntMan76009
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casapy

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

03-31-2014 04:44:30 | More by casapy
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BamfBacon

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

03-31-2014 02:26:25 | More by BamfBacon
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RyanByorick

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19%

03-30-2014 22:11:48 | More by RyanByorick
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sgregory

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

03-30-2014 20:50:06 | More by sgregory
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ESimmons

Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.8%

03-30-2014 19:41:40 | More by ESimmons
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SharkNado

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

03-30-2014 16:42:44 | More by SharkNado
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cornpone

New York

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

03-29-2014 21:31:31 | More by cornpone
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scottwurst

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.8%

03-29-2014 02:41:22 | More by scottwurst
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bmurray10

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

03-29-2014 00:22:39 | More by bmurray10
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Billy_Bars

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

03-29-2014 00:19:11 | More by Billy_Bars
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mick_cooper

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

03-28-2014 21:37:20 | More by mick_cooper
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CraftFan5

New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

03-28-2014 13:08:36 | More by CraftFan5
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mudboneINla

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

03-28-2014 06:06:08 | More by mudboneINla
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Ohiolager

Ohio

3/5  rDev -28.6%

Samuel Smith's Organic chocolate stout 550 ML (18.7 fl oz) bottle $3.99(OH)

the bottle code on the neck reveals it was bottled in Jan 2014. so this stout is fresh.

poured into a 17 oz stemless white wine glass. almost jet black with a two finger thick creamy tan head stays around for a little while, then gives way to decent lacing.

the smell is kind of disappointing. i don't really smell much, just some artificial chocolate. (it smells kind of like play-doh, come one 70's-80's kids you know that smell.)

the taste is that of the smell, good but for Samuel Smith's very disappointing. at first its good. the more you drink the more you taste the artificial chocolate. a big let down. nothing like the imperial stout they make that is so great.

mouth feel is what it is. light and not very pleasant at all. that fake/artificial chocolate (play-doh) taste lingers.

overall i would have to pass on this one, not to say it wasn't OK. but for a milk/sweet stout i was severely disappointed. tasted fake and or artificial. i will stick to other Samuel Smith's brews that i know and love. i don't know if this stout needed to age, but it was pretty bad for S.S. i may try it again if i find an aged bottle.

03-28-2014 05:54:06 | More by Ohiolager
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Gasc0igne

Australia

4/5  rDev -4.8%

03-27-2014 07:43:22 | More by Gasc0igne
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Motozappa

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

03-27-2014 02:08:37 | More by Motozappa
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dsl72701

Arkansas

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

03-26-2014 17:12:54 | More by dsl72701
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beerdrifter

Germany

3.51/5  rDev -16.4%

Picked this up at a great little beer store in Arlon, Belgium, Miorge Mihoublon. Dark brown, nearly black pour with a two finger beige head with great retention and crazy lacing. The nose is huge and dominated by milk chocolate and cocoa along with hints of vanilla and nuts. The taste mirrors the nose. Huge cocoa and milk chocolate totally dominate. Very sweet, tasting much like hot cocoa. Besides some nuttiness and vanilla, not much more going on other than the enormous chocolate and cocoa. The mouthfeel is thick and creamy, but extremely rich with cloying sweetness. Really hurts the drinkability. Overall, the first couple of sips were great, but were soon overtaken by the sweetness. Ironically, the sweetness of the chocolate comes across as artificial and not organic at all.

03-26-2014 17:11:55 | More by beerdrifter
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datalager

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

03-26-2014 17:03:02 | More by datalager
Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
94 out of 100 based on 1,799 ratings.