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

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Samuel Smith's Oatmeal StoutSamuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-05-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6,627
Reviews:
2,281
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
11.19%
 
 
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382
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Out of the bottle and into my mug it is as dark as used motor oil. Not much head that fades to a thin ring around the glass. Nutty aroma with overtone of molasses. Chewy, yummy mouthfeel spiked by medium carbonation. Complex on the palette. Unsweetened chocolate, walnuts, hints of toffee, toasted oats and a lingering coffee finish. Good, but just a little odd, like British cuisine in general. Not my favorite Stout or Sam Smith offering.

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

A: dark brown with a decent sized beige head and a fair amount of lacing.

S: sweet oats, roasted malts, toffee, caramels.

T: good tasting brew, with all of the aspects of the aroma coming through nicely. The beer is slightly sweet. I would prefer a bit more roasted malt and crispness from the oats.

M: slightly thin and sweet.

D: a solid example of the style.

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Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
4.2 out of 5 based on 6,627 ratings.
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