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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: 1,655
Reviews: 351
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 65
Gots: 128 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

11-24-2013 02:07:58 | More by discharmingly
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

11-23-2013 18:26:22 | More by liamt07
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

11-23-2013 05:08:05 | More by Grinky
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

11-23-2013 02:37:20 | More by CreekyJarls
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JMad

Texas

4.66/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This beer pours an almost opaque black/dark brown with a towering light brown head. It's smell is very nice, reminds me of a gourmet chocolate shop. The taste is chocolatey and milky, that's about it but it's awesome. It has a nice thick body with low carbonation and a dry finish. This is an excellent beer that I would definitely seek out again.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2013 01:47:08 | More by JMad
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jmccraney

Washington

4/5  rDev -4.5%

11-22-2013 06:23:20 | More by jmccraney
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Kansas

4/5  rDev -4.5%

11-21-2013 06:37:12 | More by Allurex
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Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.5%

11-20-2013 22:50:34 | More by JLeet
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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

11-20-2013 22:49:14 | More by JJStout83
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New York

4/5  rDev -4.5%

11-20-2013 02:25:08 | More by sunofneurot
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Noelito76

New York

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

11-19-2013 08:12:34 | More by Noelito76
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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

11-19-2013 06:06:55 | More by Morakaton
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Alabama

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

11-17-2013 23:10:43 | More by WDJersey
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Illinois

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Maryland

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Ohio

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Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Serving type: bottle

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Maryland

4.96/5  rDev +18.4%
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Serving type: bottle

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New Hampshire

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Texas

4.54/5  rDev +8.4%
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Serving type: bottle

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Michigan

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Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
93 out of 100 based on 1,655 ratings.