Samuel Smith's Organic Cherry Fruit Beer | Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

Samuel Smith's Organic Cherry Fruit BeerSamuel Smith's Organic Cherry Fruit Beer
BA SCORE
66.1%
Liked This Beer
3.84 w/ 445 ratings
Samuel Smith's Organic Cherry Fruit BeerSamuel Smith's Organic Cherry Fruit Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
England, United Kingdom
samuelsmithsbrewery.co.uk

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by mdagnew on 06-25-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,940
Reviews:
163
Ratings:
445
Liked:
294
Avg:
3.84/5
pDev:
13.02%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
56
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 445 |  Reviews: 163
Photo of OriginalWayOut
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sweemzander
3/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Holderness
3.61/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

L -- Pours a dark reddish amber with a 1.5 finger pink-hued head. Literally the color of cherry blossoms, very pretty
S -- Smells strongly of cherries and malts. Somewhat overly cherry-like. Smells a little fake
T -- Just like those Blue Sky black cherry spritzers you can find at your local co-op. Literally cannot perceive any alcohol
F -- Fizzy and soda-like. Sour finish
O -- More of a soda than a beer

73/100

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Photo of BIGPOPPAS
4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GlennWB
4.37/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

One of the better cherry beers.10-2016

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Photo of Zimmerman
4.6/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Eyes and Nose: Pours ruby red with a bubbly pink head that holds for some time. Brilliant cherry and sugar notes with a touch of grape must.

Mouth: Feels like a cross between a juice and a sparkling wine, though not as effervescent.

Tart and sweet cherry flavor, balanced with a decent malt that makes this an incredibly smooth fruit ale. Subtle notes of grape, sugar, and yeast with a numbing sensation on the tip of the tongue.
Rating: This is like drinking grandma's cherry pie at Christmas. Make sure to grab a proper tulip or goblet so you can really enjoy te full bouquet of this beer. Just sweet enough to be a treat, while still being a good malty ale.

Delectable!

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Photo of PJCarnell
3.87/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Martine
4.28/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigGold
3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

First had poured from 18.7-oz. bottle into tulip. This is a beautiful fruit
ale, but in an era of almost universally sour fruit beers, seems rather old-fashioned.

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Photo of sparx1100
3.56/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OKbrew89
3.57/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GregSemenza
4.27/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ambruns1979
4.04/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chinchill
4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle served in a Belgian snifter; repeated using a Samuel Smith glass in October 2016.

Pours with a clear light ruby colored body topped by a thin, bubble head that soon reduces to a partial coat but manages to leaves some lacing.

Aroma: dried dark cherries with cherry jam and a few maraschino cherries.
Flavor: largely follows the aroma but is not as sweet as the aroma or description suggest, instead having a good level of balancing tartness.

Overall: excellent fruit beer for fans of cherry juice. Simple but delicious. Could almost be mistaken for an alcohol-free beverage.

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Photo of Covocali
3.82/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Great fruity light summer beer would drink again

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Photo of Hazen
4.15/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of KensWorld
4.17/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of biblioluke
4.86/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kitschiguy
4.43/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

355ml bottle into a 350ml beer glass.

Poured a ver red, dark brown with a tight frothy red-tinted head. Leaves a fine film down to the last drop. Lots of lacing. Very nice.

Lots and lots of cherry on the nose with a malty nuttiness coming through. Nice.

Extremely smooth and creamy, lots of cherry some malts, low bitterness. Sweet but drying. Perfect for me Lovely!

Absolutely lovely beer - I could drink this all day. I checked the website and apparently this is made with real cherries!

Highly recommended.

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Photo of jamesmk48
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of the_awesometeer
3.91/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer is a dark cherry color (very fitting) with a pinkish foamy head and a lot of carbonation. I get a strong sweet smell of cherries but the smell disappears quickly and there is nothing else to it. The beer is not overly sweet but has a great taste of cherries. You get the sweetness and the bitterness of the fruit but the flavor is not overwhelming and finishes nicely.

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Photo of Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brandon632
2.9/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of warpedrevolution
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Black_Dog37
3.31/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Samuel Smith's Organic Cherry Fruit Beer from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
Beer rating: 66.1% out of 100 with 445 ratings
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