Samuel Smith's Extra Stout | Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

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61 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: English Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Samuel Smith's Old Brewery Extra Stout

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-10-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
61
Reviews:
24
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
9.98%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.04/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled & it is a cute bottle
Pours a jet black body with splattered tan head
Aroma is tiriamasu
Boozy chocolate and coffeee
Slight liquorice gummy flavour

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4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.17/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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4.19/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.13/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.73/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.46/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.77/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.07/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured on draft to give a solid black body with a finger of thick, creamy head. There's only a faint aroma of chocolate that doesn't quite prepare you for the taste. The flavour is quite strong given the modest ABV, with roasted chocolate and coffee notes. The mouthfeel is thick and dry, as one would expect from the style.

This is definitely one of my favourite stouts; a solid offering from Samuel Smith's that makes a visit to one of their pubs well worth it (I believe it's only available on draft). It's the beer that other dry stouts wish they could be!

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Samuel Smith's Extra Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
4.11 out of 5 based on 61 ratings.
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