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

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Samuel Smith's Oatmeal StoutSamuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout
BA SCORE
4.21/5
Exceptional
6,681 Ratings
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-05-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#978
Reviews:
2,294
Ratings:
6,681
pDev:
11.16%
Bros Score:
4.24
 
 
Wants:
391
Gots:
1,306
Trade:
4
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Ratings: 6,681 |  Reviews: 2,294
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

APPEARANCE: A foam that gives way to a thin layer of light ivory persistent. Foam marks are retained almost from the height reached by the serving. Black as coal. Nothing maroon or reddish tones. AROMA: It has very defined or intense odors. TASTE: Very smooth and creamy, a little sweet, no conflict and, therefore, quite bland. After a few minutes, it leaves a sour taste that is not unpleasant. Despite being an oatmeal stout, I notice no difference with respect to that. Overall rating: Not as good as they say. I thought a beer right, but nothing more. Perfect for those who do not want the ales or protruding tastes or smells of that love or hate. Not worth the expense: 2.95 euros.

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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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3.99/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Dark, with a nice head

Smell: Oatmeal and raisins

Taste: Oatmeal, raisins, and molasses. Maybe even a bit of coffee.

Mouthfeel: Thick, rich, and creamy.

Overall: Very nice. I'm not sure if I should sip it around a winter's fire or pour it into a bowl for breakfast.

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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 6,681 ratings
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