Double Four Lager
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

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Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
England, United Kingdom
European Pale Lager
Ranked #82
Ranked #26,409
3.39 | pDev: 10.32%
Oct 15, 2022
May 09, 2015
Notes: Double fermented to achieve a clean tasting, well balanced, refreshing lager with a drier finish, brewed from the four natural ingredients of malted barley, hops, yeast and water and four per cent ABV.
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Reviewed by REVZEB from Illinois

4.09/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Had on tap. Mostly clear yellow body, two fingers of white foam. Grassy hops, floral yeast, lemon and lager malts in nose. Taste adds crusty white bread. Maybe it is being in england with so many meh lagers, but this was pleasing! Feel is light and somewhat pale, carbonation makes it a little airy on the finish before the hops kick in. The wife liked it
Oct 15, 2022
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Rated by JonnoWillsteed from England

3.34/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
£4.60/pint at the Earl of Lonsdale on Portobello Road.
Jun 24, 2021
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3.3/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Keg halfpint at the Chandos, London. Pale golden colour, white head. Aroma of grassy and herbal hops, some pilsener malts too. "Clean" pilsener flavour with a decent balance between the malts and hops. Very good for a 4% lager.
Jun 02, 2021
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Reviewed by metter98 from New York

3.42/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
On-tap at The Chandos, London, England

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high dense white head that has good retention properties and hardly died down.
S: Light aromas of pale malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of pale and pilsener malts with a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and very clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very clean and easy to drink.

Serving type: on-tap
Oct 28, 2019
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Reviewed by FLima from Brazil

3.21/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Golden color with a thick head with great retention and leaving laces.
Mild aroma with notes of Lager yeast, dough, honey and faint floral.
Flavor with notes Lager yeast, floral and herbal hops, a bit of tangy as well, malt juice and grains. Dry aftertaste with a mild bitterness
Light body with appropriate carbonation.
Pleasant, yeasty and plain Pale Lager. Thirst quencher with faint hopping, though contributing to flavor.
Oct 03, 2019
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

3.77/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
underrated here, the better of the two lagers i had at one of their london pubs, never really knew them to make lagers, but i liked this. its simple and clean, with some structure for its low alcohol content, and while its mild and just sort of tastes like beer, its also not boring, with an obvious maturity and dryness, some flavor from the lager yeast, a crisp and refreshing cold conditioned mouthfeel, and some softly herbal hops at the end. great carbonation, high refinement, and something that could be enjoyed pint after pint. its not the best lager in the world, but it is decidedly english, not the dry earthy crackery pils malts, not as much flavor as that, and not as naturally sort of bready, and i like the english hops, non noble, light spice still though. such a mellow drinker, well made and sort of timeless to me, not really what they are known for, at least in my mind, but this really worked for me in a session context. it was a pleasure to drink some sam smith beers a little closer to the source, they travel pretty well, but they were all at another level in london!
May 19, 2019
Rated: 3.5 by DbbC from Illinois

Oct 09, 2016
Rated: 3.48 by 6thstreetbrewpub from District of Columbia

Sep 17, 2016
Rated: 3.09 by Honeybourne from Scotland

Jul 04, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by njbusa from New Jersey

May 23, 2015
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Reviewed by Fatehunter from Oregon

2.64/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5
Pours a thin head on a clear light straw body.
The aroma is mild lemon.
The taste is close to flavorless, mild honey sweetness.
The texture is crisp.
Not a great beer.
May 09, 2015
Double Four Lager from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
Beer rating: 82 out of 100 with 11 ratings