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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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1,818 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,818
Reviews: 358
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 11.67%
Wants: 78
Gots: 205 | 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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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

01-13-2014 12:18:36 | More by ldhughes3
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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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sdm9465

Nova Scotia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

01-12-2014 03:28:46 | More by sdm9465
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drobiarch

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

01-12-2014 02:55:08 | More by drobiarch
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bskrtz

Illinois

3.9/5  rDev -7.1%

Bottle served cold in glass beer challis

A) Deepest brown and thick with beige puffy head that settles down quickly. Impossible to see through, even when held to the light. Few bubbles are visible.

S) Sweet apple pie, burnt caramel, sour dough bread. This beer is lovely.

T) Surprisingly mild for such a thick, dark stout. Mild hops and sweet malt give way to - no surprise - milk chocolate, espresso and sweet toffee. Delicious!

M) I truly enjoyed this beer but felt here is where it comes up a bit short, at least for my taste. Sticky sweet and mild, but less carbonation than I prefer.

O) As noted I thought this Samuel Smith Organic Milk Stout is an excellent example of this style, and I enjoyed it. I would like to see more carbonation but note its certainly possible this bottle lost its fizz after its 1000 plus mile journey.

01-12-2014 00:36:22 | More by bskrtz
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Boggdogg

Pennsylvania

4.06/5  rDev -3.3%

Poured a deep brownish red color with a nice thick creamy colored head which left excellent lacing covering the glass.
Smell to me was heavy with chocolate or coca beans.
Taste was outstanding. Like fine chocolate and malt. Cocoa beans leave a slight bitter aftertaste. A little more sweet than bitter but balanced quit nicely and that's how I like it.
Medium bodied beer. Not quite as heavy as I was expecting.
Overall, a well crafted beer which I enjoyed very much. One of The best beer I've ever had. Highly recommended.

01-11-2014 17:03:28 | More by Boggdogg
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YoudownwithABV

Tennessee

4.06/5  rDev -3.3%

Appearance: Dark Brown with a slight head and a little bit of lacing.
Smell: Very nice chocolate smell with a slight coffee note
Taste: Just like the smell very chocolate forward. Chocolate Milk comes to mind. Now I'm imagining the Nesquik Bunny
Mouthfeel: Not a heavy beer as color may imply, low carbonation.
Overall: A great finishing beer, how can you not smile when your drinking dessert.

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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Pennsylvania

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New York

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Georgia

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Virginia

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Illinois

2.89/5  rDev -31.2%

I tried this beer after I had a Young's Double Chocolate Stout. It was merely "ok," in my not-so-humble. It smelled good, looked fine, poured well, but the taste was a bit underwhelming. I didn't feel like it had the chocolate taste the Young's had, and the bitterness at the back end overwhelmed the taste it did have.

I would definitely recommend the Young's over this one.

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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Texas

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Texas

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Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
94 out of 100 based on 1,818 ratings.